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Premier League
Are Premier League match officials undermining VAR?
17:01 Sunday 25th August 2019

The problem with VAR is not that it erodes the human element in football. It’s that it leaves it in place. VAR stands for video assistant referee, not assisted review. It’s a person watching a monitor to make a decision. Instances…

Scotland
How will Rangers spend their summer?
12:00 Friday 14th June 2019

Throughout Scottish football history, the domestic scene has largely been dominated by Glasgow sides Rangers and Celtic. For years, the pair would take turns in winning the division while every other side just watched on in awe... That…

England National Team
6 Premier League free agents who are available this summer
09:00 Friday 7th June 2019

Domestic football takes a back-seat for a month or two, although the sport is a non-stop industry. Behind the scenes, clubs will be making plans in regards to how best to enhance their playing squad. Media speculation, gossip, rumours and sheer…

Premier League
2012 Chelsea Champions League winners: Where are they now?
17:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Did time exist when a club other than Real Madrid or Barcelona won the Champions League? If you believe time goes back to 2012, it did. Against all odds, Chelsea pulled off a spectacular heist at the Allianz Arena against Bayern Munich.…

Premier League
Is Gary Cahill asking why he stayed at Stamford Bridge?
15:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Gary Cahill came close to leaving Chelsea during the January transfer window, frustrated as he was with a lack of playing time under Maurizio Sarri. The 33-year-old made just seven appearances this season, one in the Premier League,…

Premier League
David Luiz is back to his Playstation version
09:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

Back in the day, during David Luiz's first stint at Chelsea, Manchester United legend Gary Neville labelled the Brazilian a "PlayStation defender who played as though he was being controlled by a 10-year-old". The curly…

Premier League
Courteous captaincy for Cahill
09:00 Thursday 8th November 2018

Club captain. Pitch captain. The role is less defined than it used to be with the advent of captains completely excluded from the matchday squad. it reduces their importance. Gary Cahill is the Chelsea captain, despite being a cameo performer.…

Premier League
Why Gary Cahill must leave Chelsea as soon as possible
15:00 Wednesday 26th September 2018

Who really is the captain of Chelsea Football Club? Gary Cahill? Maybe that title has been stripped from the Englishman already.  Seven games have been played by the West London side. Chelsea fans have only seen Cahill play for 30…

Premier League
Is there a hole in Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea squad?
12:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

Chelsea breezed through Premier League Matchday 1 with a 3-0 victory against Huddersfield Town but the Blues hard-earned victory against Arsenal on Saturday at Stamford Bridge left many questioning whether Maurizio Sarri's Blues…

Premier League
Chelsea's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Defence
15:00 Saturday 7th July 2018

Antonio Conte’s first season at Stamford Bridge was a tremendous success. They sped to the title leaving Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City in their wake. However, with European football being added to their calendar in 2017,…

England National Team
England World Cup squad: Has Gareth Southgate made the correct calls on defence?
08:00 Friday 25th May 2018

England’s 23-man squad for this summer’s World Cup was announced last Wednesday. The pressure is mounting on Gareth Southgate. The Three Lions manager has only two friendlies against Nigeria and Costa Rica to perfect his system…

England National Team
Should these England players be on the plane to Russia?
17:00 Tuesday 8th May 2018

As the season draws to an end, the World Cup opening ceremony also draws ever nearer. Unless you have been living under a non-football saturating rock you will know that the 2018 World Cup will be held in Russia this summer, despite protests…

Premier League
Is it the end for Gary Cahill at Chelsea?
08:00 Sunday 4th March 2018

Gary Cahill continues to sit on the bench at Chelsea. On his day the 32-year-old ranks among the best central defenders in all football. The question is whether that day has passed? Successor to the legendary John Terry as Blues captain,…

Premier League
Three Chelsea players who deserve more respect
16:00 Wednesday 14th February 2018

It hasn't been the season most Chelsea fans would’ve wanted after such a successful campaign last time out, but this squad that Antonio Conte has at his disposal are still winners and have contributed hugely to the club over the last…

Premier League
Watford 4-1 Chelsea: 5 things we learned as Hornets run riot
16:40 Tuesday 6th February 2018

Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea suffered further misery on Monday night, losing 4-1 away at struggling Watford. Following an embarrassing performance from Antonio Conte's men and a clinical display from the hosts, here are five…