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Premier League
Sarri-ball: How Maurizio Sarri is getting his midfield wrong
08:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

Before the season began, Chelsea had nine central midfielders on payroll. You read that right. Nine. Maurizio Sarri's first impulse on his late arrival was loan out Tiemoue Bakayoko, ostracise Danny Drinkwater and offer Ethan Ampadu…

Premier League
Maurizio Sarri and Chelsea squad forging a mutually beneficial arrangement
12:00 Sunday 4th November 2018

Maurizio Sarri is a changed man at Chelsea. He’s not only given up a ridiculous chain-smoking addiction but also developed a special admiration for the club. Sarri’s incredible start shows he’s aiming for a lengthy stay in…

Premier League
Is there a place for N'Golo Kante in Sarri-ball?
09:00 Sunday 16th September 2018

N'Golo Kante is a phenomenon. Irrespective of which team you support, that's a fact. The entire football world agrees.  Adding to his mystique, the beast on the pitch turns into a tame mouse away from it. Mild-mannered reporter…

International
FIFA FIFPro World XI: Which players merit selection?
09:00 Thursday 13th September 2018

In the footballing galaxy, September is defined by three events; international window, Champions League and FIFA Best Awards. Of the trio, it can be argued the latter is most eagerly anticipated. Over the past decade, attempting to oust…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: The problem with supporting Chelsea is always having to say you're Sarri
09:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

Chelsea finished their title defence a meagre fifth after throwing away several last-ditch chances to claw their way back to the Champion's League spots. With entry into the Europa League and head coach Antonio Conte sacked, 2017/18 was…

Transfers
Will desperation to keep N'Golo Kante back-fire for Chelsea?
15:00 Tuesday 7th August 2018

Chelsea have put themselves in a precarious situation. Former manager Antonio Conte was let go after only two seasons in charge to make room for a new beginning. It was rather a belated move that created an uncertain atmosphere around the club.…

Premier League
3 Premier League players who should leave their clubs for greener pastures
08:00 Tuesday 24th July 2018

Every footballer's top priority should be to win trophies for their team. Some fancy enjoying their game and scoring goals, however. That doesn't count. What's the use of scoring with no titles to show? We like to think footballers…

World Cup
Why N'Golo Kante will be key to France World Cup triumph
12:30 Sunday 15th July 2018

There’s no undermining the importance of every player in a team. However, onlookers always find a way to single-out individuals for special praise. The scorer of the winning goal will always be remembered at the expense of mates who made…

World Cup
World Cup Golden Ball: Who was the best player at Russia 2018?
08:30 Friday 13th July 2018

The most dramatic World Cup of our generation stages its final act on Sunday. Sixty-two matches are complete. Only one went goalless. All that scoring means there have been memorable individual performances. The Golden Ball is meant for…

Premier League
Chelsea's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Midfield
15:00 Sunday 8th July 2018

Antonio Conte’s first year at Chelsea was championed by him securing N’Golo Kante from then title holders, Leicester City. Along with Nemanja Matic, Kante formed the focal point of a controlling midfield that expanded and contracted…

Transfers
Chelsea feel Leicester's pain in search for N'Golo Kante's replacement
16:00 Friday 4th May 2018

Reports this week emerged that Paris Saint-Germain’s main summer target N’Golo Kante is leaning towards rejecting PSG in favour of staying in London. It’s reported that the 27-year-old is happy with life in West London, even…

Premier League
Chelsea 1-1 West Ham: Five standout performers
08:30 Monday 9th April 2018

The game commenced with an emotional tribute to Ray Wilkins who passed during the week after bringing fond memories to many as a player, coach, and pundit. The result turned out not to be one he would have wanted. West Ham stole a draw from…

European Football
Where is the scoring midfielder?
09:30 Sunday 25th March 2018

Frank Lampard, Francesco Totti, Steven Gerrard, Paul Scholes. All were classy midfielders who scored goals for ridiculous wages from the centre of midfield. They tied their runs to the edge of the box and could shoot from any angle on the pitch.…

Premier League
Wilfred Ndidi isn't long for Leicester
08:30 Monday 12th February 2018

When N’Golo Kante left Leicester City, it almost felt like the end of the world for the King Power faithful. The diminutive French international had been phenomenal in helping Leicester win the league in 2016. He left for Chelsea…

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…

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