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Premier League
Mikel Arteta - A False Dawn
21:58 Friday 5th March 2021

Following yet another home defeat albeit against the champions-elect a couple of weeks ago and a draw on the road recently against Burnley, it’s natural that Arsenal fans may be feeling slightly forlorn, wondering whether the great…

Managerial News
8 managers who were in the sack by lunchtime
17:01 Friday 24th January 2020

With the managerial revolving door perpetually spinning, a football manager's job isn’t one for the long term. across the world and around the leagues, new appointments arrive on their first morning in a flurry of hope, filled…

Premier League
Why Leicester need to build on Claude Puel's work and not rip it up
09:00 Tuesday 26th February 2019

After months of speculation, Leicester announced on Sunday that Claude Puel had left his position as first team manager. The announcement came after a 1-4 home loss to Crystal Palace the previous evening. It was the fifth loss in the Foxes’…

League One
Sticking with Derek Adams is paying off for Plymouth Argyle
12:00 Tuesday 13th March 2018

I was at the Bescot Stadium in early September to see Plymouth Argyle play Walsall. At that early stage of the season, we had picked up just one win from our opening six games in all competitions.  Ryan Taylor, our tireless lone-striker,…

League One
6 candidates for the Oxford United job
10:30 Thursday 15th February 2018

Oxford United remain in the hunt for a new boss after sacking Pep Clotet last month. Following a tough start to the season, the U's sit 13th in League One, nine points off the play-off places. Nevertheless, the club is an attractive proposition…

3 managers West Ham United should have picked above David Moyes
16:30 Tuesday 7th November 2017

West Ham United is a massive club. A 60,000-seater stadium, a long lineage along with Premier League status all attest to that. Football isn't played on paper, though, it's played on the pitch. As a result, the Hammers currently sit in the…

Slaven Bilic, Ronald Koeman – who gets fired first?
13:30 Sunday 22nd October 2017

West Ham United and Everton are both modest Premier League clubs having a troubled start to the season. Slaven Bilic and Ronald Koeman are to blame. Which manager will lose their job first?

Where will Eddie Howe's Bournemouth end the season?
16:00 Monday 17th April 2017

Eddie Howe is one of the brightest English managers in the game. During his second spell at the south coast club, he's managed to guide them to the Premier League. But can Howe's Bournemouth retain their top division status for another season?…

Who will succeed Luis Enrique at Barcelona?
22:00 Tuesday 28th March 2017

As Luis Enrique's tenure draws to a close, Barcelona still remain in the hunt for three trophies: La Liga, Champions League, and Copa del Rey. Inevitably, however, attention has already turned to identifying the manager set to gain control…

The Sack Race: Have Premier League clubs been fair to managers this season?
12:00 Saturday 18th March 2017

Usually, one of the jobs with the worst job security in the world is that of a Premier League manager, unless you're Arsene Wenger, though. This year, the number of Premier League managers being shown the door is rising by the day – this trend…

Swansea overlooking three highly-experienced Premier League managers who could guarantee survival
10:30 Monday 2nd January 2017

Swansea City are set to appoint Paul Clement as their third manager of the season, having sacked Francesco Guidolin and most recently Bob Bradley. The Welsh club are currently rock bottom of the Premier League table with just 12 points at the…

Four new managers in the Premier League and how they've fared
10:00 Friday 18th November 2016

The premier league always presents a baptism of fire to all newcomers, worse off are managers; these men fight tooth and nail to understand the new terrain and achieve some success – usually, there's little or no room for failure. This season,…

Why Wenger is a better manager than Guardiola and Mourinho combined
15:48 Monday 26th September 2016

Whether you like it or not, Wenger is the best manager in the Premier League today, bar none. There are many new coaches in the Premier League this season but all will be playing second fiddle to The Boss, that's the view of Arsenal fan Mathaeus.…

Who should England turn to next?
16:56 Tuesday 12th July 2016

England continue to search for a new manager to lead them to the world cup in two years time. A whole host of names have been recently linked to the top job in English football; we take a look at the current favourites for the position and…

Premier League Poker
19:53 Thursday 5th July 2012

Premier League chairmen have shuffled their pack during the off season and with the appointment of Andre Villas-Boas at White Hart Lane, we now have a full house of managers.Seven new managers along with the 13 others have only just over seven…