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Premier League
Olivier Giroud in fantasy land
12:00 Wednesday 5th June 2019

It just keeps getting better for Olivier Giroud. After becoming a World Cup winner with France despite failing to score a goal in Russia last summer, the former Arsenal striker proved he hasn't lost his scoring touch in the Europa League.…

Europa League
Which London giant needs the Europa League title more?
12:00 Sunday 5th May 2019

A Battle of pride.  An all-English final is on the cards for the UEFA Europa League. Despite mocking the “secondary” European trophy for ages, rivals Arsenal and Chelsea find themselves desperate to clinch it. If the hunger…

Premier League
Can Michy Batshuayi solve Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea woes?
12:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Maurizio Sarri sent Michy Batshuayi on loan shortly after taking the Chelsea reins this past summer. When players score the crucial goal that delivers a league title, repeated loans aren't the path they expect their career to take.…

Europa League
Rating the Europa League quarterfinal matchups
09:00 Monday 18th March 2019

After a hectic January and February, the Europa and Champions League are finally on parallel tracks. The quarterfinal draws for both took place on Friday. Uttiyo Sarkar ran the rule over the senior circuit. Now for a look at the junior competition.…

Opinion
Olivier Giroud gives perfect answer to critics
13:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Lack of goals threatened Maurizio Sarri’s future in the Chelsea dugout early into his reign. The Italian manager resorted to desperate measures to solve the problem. First choice striker Alvaro Morata had to go, even if it was just on…

Premier League
Grading last season's Premier League winter transfers at the one-year mark
12:00 Saturday 2nd February 2019

There have been some high profile signings made during the January window over the years. Luis Suarez joined Liverpool in January 2011 and that same year saw Andy Caroll move from Newcastle to Liverpool for £35million, while Fernando…

Features
Gonzalo Higuain to Chelsea: 2019's Virgil van Dijk or another Andriy Shevchenko?
09:00 Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Chelsea stirred slightly in attack when Olivier Giroud entered their weekend match at the Emirates. Before his 68th-minute appearance, the closest the Blues came to scoring was on a long ball over the top to Pedro. The flag stayed down although…

Premier League
Are Alvaro Morata, Olivier Giroud suffering from lack of service at Chelsea?
09:00 Thursday 25th October 2018

Chelsea has two strikers who cost a combined £88 million. Their names: Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud. The pair has totalled 16 Premier League games this season. They've registered a miserly two goals between them. In fact, the…

Premier League
How can Alexandre Lacazette gain France recognition?
12:00 Monday 22nd October 2018

Arsenal forward; Olympique Lyonnais hero. Firing for the Gunners, but not for France. Pourquoi? Didier Deschamps says no. What more can be done in North London to book a Eurostar ticket? Alexandre Lacazette follows a long lineage of French…

Premier League
Chelsea or Liverpool: Who is Manchester City's biggest threat?
12:00 Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Manchester City brushed aside every opponent last season, as a Pep Guardiola masterclass took England by storm. When a club loses just two games in a whole league campaign, wins the league with a record-breaking 100 points, it has to be acknowledged…

Premier League
Is there a hole in Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea squad?
12:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

Chelsea breezed through Premier League Matchday 1 with a 3-0 victory against Huddersfield Town but the Blues hard-earned victory against Arsenal on Saturday at Stamford Bridge left many questioning whether Maurizio Sarri's Blues…

Transfers
Signing Robert Lewandowski will be a game changer for Chelsea
08:00 Sunday 5th August 2018

A tree cannot make a forest, or so the saying goes. Robert Lewandowski had a disappointing World Cup, but Poland's problems went far beyond the striker. The ruthless finisher is time-tested and proven. From humble beginnings in his…

World Cup
Who will win the Golden Boot at Russia 2018?
17:30 Wednesday 13th June 2018

Won by Colombia’s James Rodriguez in Brazil last time out, the Golden Boot (often referred to as the Golden Shoe and confused with the Golden ball) is awarded to the player who scores the most goals. So, who will take home the prize in…

Transfers
Premier League Big 6 shopping lists for the summer
15:00 Monday 21st May 2018

The 2017/18 Premier League season is over. Manchester City are deserved champions. The season wasn't without its surprises and shocks. Arsenal were disappointing, Liverpool unexpectedly thrilling. In last summer's transfer window, many…

Premier League
Why Chelsea should find a way to keep Antonio Conte
17:00 Thursday 10th May 2018

In the last four league matches, Chelsea have found some of their old spark to reignite what was a foregone Champions League qualification race while some of their rivals have flattered to deceive. The likes of Tottenham and Liverpool, who…