X
Follow It's Round and It's White on Facebook
New posts have just been added
Premier League
Will Chelsea allow Frank Lampard to promote young talent?
08:30 Sunday 16th June 2019

Barcelona has La Masia. Manchester City has their Elite Development Squad. Ajax has its Youth Academy. None of these clubs has as many young players featuring on loan for other European clubs as Chelsea. Before the 2018/19 campaign finished,…

Championship
Ticket to England waiting at Wembley for Grealish, Mount & others?
12:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Monday’s the day everybody dreads. However, a part of the country will be at their happiest on this particular Monday. As thousands of Derby County and Aston Villa supporters flock into Wembley bubbling with promotion dreams,…

Championship
Derby County leading the way with exemplary loan system use
17:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

Derby County's place in the Championship play-off final is secure. The Rams' place in the Premier League is one final hurdle away. Despite stumbling at the last, Frank Lampard's side pulled together and overcame the two-goal deficit…

Youth Scout
Has Frank Lampard coached Mason Mount into the Chelsea XI?
15:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

This season’s Championship play-off final will be a battle royale, not just between two massive clubs, it’ll be a showdown between two of the most promising English midfield talents – Jack Grealish and Mason Mount. The younger…

Premier League
Why Chelsea's transfer ban is a blessing in disguise for Maurizio Sarri
15:00 Monday 11th March 2019

Chelsea will face a two-window transfer ban and cannot sign a player until the summer of 2020. The London club was “astonished” to see their appeal of getting the ban freezed. Moreover, the summer signings Kepa Arrizabalaga and…

Premier League
Should Phil Foden follow the example set by Jadon Sancho?
08:00 Thursday 11th October 2018

Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho, both 18 years old, both products of the Manchester City academy but both now on very different career paths. Whilst Foden is fighting around the fringes of the City first team squad, Sancho is now an integral part…

England National Team
Why Mason Mount's England call-up is no surprise
17:00 Tuesday 9th October 2018

Gareth Southgate's latest England squad selection had a more youthful look to it when the news was announced on Thursday. The headlines were dominated by a talented trio earning their first senior call-ups, as Leicester playmaker James…

Championship
Derby County determined to ram way into the Premier League
12:00 Monday 1st October 2018

As Marouane Fellaini connected with Diogo Dalot’s cross to squeeze the ball past Scott Carson for Manchester United's equalizer, every Derby County fan must have feared the worst. Juan Mata's third-minute sucker punch had not…

Championship
The top 5 signings in the Championship so far in the transfer window
08:00 Sunday 29th July 2018

The upcoming Championship season is shaping up to be among Europe's most competitive divisions. Several clubs forked out big money to land players in this transfer window. The second tier will be the new home to Stoke City, West Bromwich…

Premier League
Make or break for Chelsea's academy
12:00 Monday 11th June 2018

Chelsea Football Club is facing a significant amount of turmoil, namely billionaire owner Roman Abramovich's potential departure. At this time, then, it's imperative the Blues appreciate and utilise valued assets. The key one being…