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England National Team
Can Inter resurgence boost Ashley Young's Euro 2020 chances?
08:00 Friday 21st February 2020

Ashley Young’s move to Inter was seen as his retirement home. However, he turned that reputation upside down by settling in without much trouble. In just over a month, he’s now a regular in Antonio Conte’s side. The former…

England National Team
Is Dean Henderson ready for England's number 1 spot?
08:00 Tuesday 28th January 2020

Always on the lookout for the next English gems to add to his team, Gareth Southgate should be seriously considering some Sheffield United players. Chris Wilder's team has been the revelation of the season defying the odds to make a mark…

Premier League
Does Dominic Calvert-Lewin deserve an England call-up?
22:38 Monday 27th January 2020

Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been in fine form for Everton so far this season, scoring 11 goals in all competitions. A player who has been lauded for his aerial ability, hold-up play and athleticism over the last couple of terms - but criticised…

International
Can Tammy Abraham replace Harry Kane for England at Euro 2020?
09:00 Friday 17th January 2020

As you read this, Tottenham Hotspur is in a serious mess. They’re 30 points away from the Premier League summit and nine points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea. With a title dream gone with Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs' ambition…

Premier League
Should Chelsea sign Jadon Sancho?
17:01 Tuesday 10th December 2019

Chelsea fans joyfully welcomed news the Court for Arbritration of Sport commuted their transfer ban in time for the January window. Their successful appeal of FIFA's judgment lifts a weight from manager Frank Lampard's shoulders. He…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer be tougher on Jesse Lingard?
08:00 Thursday 28th November 2019

The 2019 calendar year has been anything but “lit” for Jesse Lingard. No goals or assists for Manchester United paints a grim picture. Anything but a model professional, his performances on the field amplify the sense his social…

Premier League
Should Dean Henderson extend his stay at Sheffield United?
08:00 Thursday 24th October 2019

At a time when Manchester United are enduring mediocrity, one of their own is punching above his weight in a different environment. Moving upwards in the Premier League ladder, Dean Henderson continues to thrive under the microscope…

Tactics
Could switching to 4-3-3 work for Spurs?
08:01 Saturday 19th October 2019

Tottenham Hotspur began an upward curve when Mauricio Pochettino took over in 2014. Now, in his sixth year in charge, they've gone over a precipice. Is it stagnation? Apart from moving to a new stadium, everything has remained…

England National Team
Why Gareth Southgate should revert to an England back five
17:01 Monday 14th October 2019

On Friday night, England lost their first qualifying match in over a decade. Gareth Southgate's men were well-beaten by a Czech Republic side who certainly deserved all three points, timing-wise, it couldn't have been worse…

European Championships
Should Southgate start Harry Winks?
08:01 Monday 14th October 2019

Since their semi-final exit from the World Cup last year, many believed that the Three Lions were headed in the right direction. The Nations League represented an opportunity to take it a step further but they couldn't get past the…

England National Team
Is it James Maddison’s time to shine for England?
12:00 Saturday 7th September 2019

Gareth Southgate announced his latest England squad nine days ago for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo. Among the usual suspects, there was a first call-up for defenders Tyrone Mings, Aaron Wan Bissaka. Midfielder Mason…

Premier League
Tyrone Mings continues to improve, earns deserved first England call-up
19:01 Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Tyrone Mings certainly hasn't had an easy ride. After spending his youth career at Southampton and Bristol Rovers, the then-teenager would move away due to a lack of opportunities, playing for non-league pair Yate Town and Chippenham Town…

England National Team
How can England's U21s fall at the first hurdle with all that talent?
15:01 Monday 24th June 2019

With an hour gone, England U21s were sitting pretty winning 1-0 against France. An outstanding solo run from Phil Foden looked set to continue the Three Lions' excellence on the international stage. It seemed as though our young…

International
On John Stones and the risk of playing from the back
17:00 Monday 10th June 2019

Playing from the back is the new mandate in football. ‘Anywhere will do’ has gone from sensible to foolish almost overnight. Ice hockey went through the same transition a few years ago. Dumping and chasing into the opponent’s…

Womens Football
Can Phil Neville find redemption with the Lionesses in France?
08:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

Gareth Southgate’s Russian redemption was a joy to watch. Since 1996 when his feebly struck penalty was saved by a grateful Andres Kopke, until around the time Eric Dier sent England through against Colombia, the Three Lions boss had…