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Premier League
Is Fred turning out to be an unnecessary signing for Manchester United?
08:00 Sunday 2nd September 2018

Everything at Manchester United seems doomed now. Both Jose Mourinho and Edward Woodward are facing the music from all genres of the footballing world. The self-proclaimed Special One is continuously moaning. It all started on pre-season tour.…

Premier League
The solution to Manchester United's defensive problems
15:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

As the transfer window draws to a close, Manchester United's search for a new central defender seems to have stagnated. The original order for this summer was at least one midfielder - depending on Marouane Fellaini's fate - a right,…

Premier League
Can Harry Maguire be Jose Mourinho's new John Terry?
12:00 Sunday 29th July 2018

There are few better places to showcase your talents than at a World Cup. Every season after the major tournament, there's always a handful of players whose reputation grows so much that it earns them a move higher up the football…

Transfers
Why Manchester United need to sign Harry Maguire
09:00 Tuesday 17th July 2018

Harry Maguire has laid it bare for all to see. He’s a cool, composed, imposing and quick-thinking centre-half. The Englishman has also shown he can play at the big stage with those nerves of steel. Comfortably, Maguire can slot into any…

Premier League
What next for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire?
17:00 Friday 13th July 2018

Well, the dream is over; for now anyway. England did their country proud. Russia 2018 will always live-long in Three Lions fans' memories. It was the year when Gareth Southgate brought relevance back to international football, as his young…

World Cup
Colombian petition for England replay a hilarious case of pot-kettle-black
17:30 Thursday 5th July 2018

I have a Russian friend who lives in Fort Lauderdale. Like most Russians I’ve met, he’s interested in politics, science, technology and football. And like most Russians, he tends to be a fatalist when it comes to the first and last…

World Cup
World Cup Group G: Can England's two Harries leave Panama saying they missed it by isthmus?
08:30 Sunday 24th June 2018

The opening Group G games went as anticipated. Belgium saw off Panama 3-0. England followed with a 2-1 victory over Tunisia. Both powerhouses had much to improve on, though. The Red Devils did that yesterday, demolishing the Eagles of Carthage…

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…

Premier League
Ranked! 10 best Premier League signings of 2017/18
12:00 Monday 21st May 2018

Despite the vast finances, talented coaches and varying styles making up the Premier League, a club's season is often defined by success in the transfer window.  Purchasing the correct players at the right time can ensure teams…

Cult Heroes
Why not a Tom, Dick, and Harry combined XI?
08:00 Thursday 1st March 2018

When two top clubs are about to cross swords, it can be fun to pick a combined XI. Such lists spark debate over which star at each respective position is the best. So, you can’t just pick any Tom, Dick, or Harry. That strikes me as extremely…

Premier League
3 centre backs Manchester United can sign
12:00 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Rumours last week alleged Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has decided to sell his centre-half pairing. Phil Jones and Chris Smalling have been the main duo in the club's league-leading defence this season. Both, but…

Premier League
Leicester City vs Manchester United : What we learned
10:00 Sunday 24th December 2017

Manchester United traveled to the King Power Stadium to face Leicester City in a match filled with thrill, nerves, and excitement. The game was as unpredictable as it could get. The Red Devils started off on the front foot with intent,…

European Football
Exclusive: IRAIW reveals footballers' letters to Santa!
09:00 Sunday 24th December 2017

Footballers are no different than fans when it comes to the holidays. No matter their religious persuasion, they get caught up in the festivities. They’re excited and filled with good spirit, except maybe Dani Carvajal. Most can’t…

Premier League
Pick of the bunch: the best deals in the Premier League so far
11:00 Sunday 25th June 2017

This summer transfer window promised to be an intriguing one and it has not disappointed thus far. Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City have all recruited reinforcements in their bid for a Premier League title assault next season,…

Opinion
Why are English prices so ridiculously high?
12:00 Saturday 17th June 2017

Championship clubs have sold players for £30 million or more in two successive summers. The Bundesliga has done it ten times in history. Why are English prices so ridiculously high?