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Premier League
Raul Sanllehi: The genius behind Arsenal summer signings
19:01 Monday 19th August 2019

Arsenal's failure to finish in the Premier League's top four last season had many questioning the team's credentials. Things were crumbling after a humiliating 4-1 defeat to Chelsea in May's Europe League final. The start of…

Premier League
Top 10 Premier League summer signings
08:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

After nearly two months of rumours and drama, the Premier League transfer window has finally closed. Deadline Day was its usual frantic self. Most sides didn’t wait till the final minute to rope in their prized assets but Arsenal and…

Premier League
2019/20 Premier League preview
12:01 Friday 9th August 2019

If you’re the type to draw conclusions from singular events, then the Community Shield bodes well for a repeat of last season’s down-to-the-wire title race between Manchester City and Liverpool. Raheem Sterling’s early opener…

Premier League
2019/20 Arsenal Premier League preview
19:00 Tuesday 6th August 2019

Arsenal showed a little promise last season before faltering in the Premier League run-in to finish fifth, one point behind enemies Tottenham Hotspur. Unai Emery’s 2019/20 target replicates that of 12 months ago: secure a top-four finish.…

France
Can Victor Osimhen fill Nicolas Pepe’s shoes at Lille?
12:01 Monday 5th August 2019

Nicolas Pepe has finally completed his blockbuster move to Arsenal from LOSC Lille. Understandably, some Arsenal fans are over the moon. It has been a while since there was this much buzz and belief among the Arsenal faithful. Arsene Wenger’s…

Transfers
Why Nicolas Pepe will prove the real deal for Arsenal
09:31 Tuesday 30th July 2019

Arsenal fans have been waiting with anticipation on what a crucial summer transfer window holds. Unai Emery's Gunners needed at least one top-class recruitment, although the club hierarchy only made a reported £50million available.…

Transfers
6 'Most Unwanted' players in Europe
12:00 Monday 29th July 2019

When Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen wrote “I want you to want me” in 1978, he wasn’t thinking about the UEFA transfer window. If he was, Nielsen was 25 years ahead of his time. The first window opened in 2003. Nevertheless,…

Premier League
Is Nicolas Pepe right for Manchester United?
08:01 Thursday 25th July 2019

The transfer window is nearing its end and things are slowly starting to take shape. One rumour gaining traction aplenty recently, from reputed sources, is Manchester United apparently bidding upwards of £70million for Lille…

France
Is Nicolas Pepe the real deal?
12:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

From lowly beginnings with the Angers reserves, Nicolas Pepe broke into the club’s first team. He didn't impress immediately, scoring a meagre three goals in the 2016/17 campaign. But Lille saw enough promise in the young winger to…

Afcon
Ranking the top 10 AFCON stars
12:01 Friday 21st June 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations commences later today. Twenty-four countries battle it out for the prestigious trophy. Two years ago in the previous tournament, Cameroon engineered a minor upset to be crowned champions under Belgian…

Premier League
Why Chelsea must look beyond Morata, Giroud and Higuain
09:00 Sunday 28th April 2019

That the days of Didier Drogba running the show in the Chelsea attack and scoring goals for fun are gone is the stark reality at Stamford Bridge. But the show must continue. Chelsea hit gold with Diego Costa in 2014 and the Brazil-born…

France
Is Lille for Real?
17:00 Friday 25th January 2019

The last decade has been one of mixed fortunes for Lille. From winning the double in 2011, the club has gone from the top to engaging in relegation battles over the last couple of years. It's a period that has also seen several changes…

Premier League
How Unai Emery can ensure Arsenal won't miss Danny Welbeck
08:00 Wednesday 14th November 2018

Danny Welbeck fell awkwardly on his ankle after jumping for a header in Arsenal’s goalless draw with Sporting on Thursday night. The 27-year-old was carried off on a stretcher midway through the first half of the clash at the Emirates…