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Premier League
Blue It: Why are Chelsea struggling to string together results?
12:00 Tuesday 10th December 2019

Chelsea’s poor performance against Everton wasn’t surprising to ardent Blues fans. Even at their absolute worst, Everton’s uncanny ability to morph into 1970 Brazil for one game against their London counterparts,…

Premier League
Solskjaer deserves credit for beating the best
17:01 Sunday 8th December 2019

In a four-day period where Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's job was apparently at stake, Manchester United won two from two, beating Jose Mourinho's rampant Tottenham Hotspur and defending Premier League champions Manchester City. Pressure,…

Premier League
Must Solskjaer conquer Mourinho to save his job?
09:00 Wednesday 4th December 2019

In such a highly-driven industry, pressure knows no bounds. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer cut a calm man in his Aston Villa post-match press conference, laughing off rumours that a certain Mauricio Pochettino could replace him; but inside he's…

Premier League
Spurs not an easy turnaround for Mourinho
08:01 Saturday 30th November 2019

It’s been just a week. Regardless, many observers are gushing over the effect Jose Mourinho's appointment has on the Tottenham Hotspur squad following Mauricio Pochettino's dismissal. Obsession regarding Mourinho is understandable…

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
Spurs' Dele Alli shows early signs of life under Mourinho
17:01 Tuesday 26th November 2019

Dele Alli's rise to prominence came with MK Dons back in 2014/15. The then-teenager would score a mightily impressive sixteen goals in 44 appearances. His reward? A £5million move to Tottenham Hotspur under Mauricio Pochettino. Brimming…

Premier League
Is Julian Nagelsmann destined for the Premier League?
12:01 Sunday 24th November 2019

Julian Nagelsmann’s rise to prominence in the round leather game makes for fine reading. Like all true success stories, it has its roots in overcoming obstacles. When persistent knee injuries brought an end to a promising career as a…

Premier League
Can Spurs challenge for top-four without Pochettino?
19:30 Wednesday 20th November 2019

To dare is to do. The Tottenham Hotspur motto. Well, for the supporters crying #PochOut after every negative result, Daniel Levy didn’t just dare, he did it. Mauricio Pochettino was shown the door by Tottenham Hotspur. Hopefully,…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho: Spurs saviour or not so special anymore?
18:31 Wednesday 20th November 2019

"When he [Frank Lampard] decided to go to a direct competitor then love stories are over."--Jose Mourinho on Frank Lampard joining Manchester City on loan, 2014 After Porto, Chelsea twice, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United,…

Premier League
Should the Gunners tap a club legend to revive their flagging form?
08:01 Saturday 16th November 2019

Handling Arsenal's managerial role isn't a piece of cake as Unai Emery has learned. After only two seasons, Arsenal supporters are finding out how valuable Arsene Wenger was, even in decline. The Spaniard's lustre fades in just…

Bundesliga
Hans-Dieter Flick: Caretaker or permanent Bayern boss?
09:00 Monday 11th November 2019

Bayern Munich are a peculiar club. Thrashed 5-1 by Eintracht Frankfurt, die Roten bounce back to score four a few days later. As their true potential is unmasked, that crushing defeat appeals to the conspiracy crowd as a well-planned…

Germany
Equal Time: Jose Mourinho belongs at Bayern, not Arsenal
11:00 Saturday 9th November 2019

Jose Mourinho's marriage with Manchester United ended on an embarrassing note. The Portuguese found life difficult in his last season at Old Trafford amid a run of poor results, heavy backlash from fans and constant fallouts with key…

Premier League
Equal Time: Arsenal must never hire Mourinho
09:01 Saturday 9th November 2019

When a man stays in a job for more than two decades, there should be a lasting legacy. Arsene Wenger oversaw the most successful period in Arsenal's history on and off the pitch. He won 17 trophies in total, including three Premier League…

Managerial News
Equal Time: Arsenal must sack Unai, hire Mourinho
08:01 Saturday 9th November 2019

Jose Mourinho is divisive to the core. His managerial style is reactive rather than proactive. If you need a storm in a teacup, don't hire Mourinho. He'll give you a tsunami in a teaspoon. Nevertheless, he’s not just what Arsenal…

Premier League
Is the Europa League already Manchester United's main focus?
19:00 Friday 8th November 2019

After kicking off the Premier League in style, Manchester United have been on a downward trajectory domestically. The walls are closing in on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and though the Red Devils' on-the-road woes have been somewhat halted, the…