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Is Eden Hazard too good for Chelsea?
08:00 Monday 14th January 2019

The major highlight in Chelsea’s defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley wasn’t Harry Kane’s dive and VAR’s poor decision. It was Eden Hazard’s constant glare at Marcos Alonso over the Spaniard’s poor decision-making.…

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West Ham United are right to demand more for Marko Arnautovic
17:00 Friday 11th January 2019

When West Ham United paid £24million to sign Mark Arnautovic from Stoke in 2017, more than one eyebrow was raised, accompanied by a snigger. Paying an exorbitant fee for the Austrian attacker was not only a sign of how ridiculous modern…

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Marco Silva needs time and patience despite Watford repeat at Everton
12:00 Saturday 5th January 2019

While the rest of us may look back on December 2018 fondly, Marco Silva will do the opposite. For a month synonymous with giving and happy memories, the Everton boss has been handed nothing but nightmares. For a second successive year, the…

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Man City must beat Liverpool to breathe life into the title race?
18:00 Thursday 3rd January 2019

The Premier League title race reaches a critical stage tonight. And that's nothing strange. Most times, league leaders at this point go on to lift the title at season's end. Only Liverpool has failed to do so in the Premier League era.…

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Is Virgil van Dijk lifting Liverpool and the Netherlands to the top?
15:30 Saturday 29th December 2018

When Liverpool paid a record-breaking £75 million transfer fee for a defender, the football world took notice. Jurgen Klopp fielded a team ready to challenge for a Champions League place but the title remained a step too far. The Reds'…

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At a crossroads in his career, does Istanbul suit Mourinho?
18:40 Friday 28th December 2018

Jose Mourinho is a water bottle filled with contradiction, shaken, kicked about, spilled on your best shirt and yet still drunk with gusto. If you lined up a hundred psychoanalysts all experienced in profiling the most twisted minds, none would…

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Don't write off Manchester United's top-four hopes
09:00 Friday 28th December 2018

He's only two games into his tenure, but it's fair to say that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has brought the feel-good factor back to Manchester United. The Baby Faced Assassin has already added six points to the Red Devils' Premier League…

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Can Peter Cech extend his career with a January move from Arsenal?
15:00 Thursday 27th December 2018

In 2013, Thibaut Courtois bragged he would oust Petr Cech from the Chelsea first team in two years. He achieved it in 2015’s summer, thanks to Jose Mourinho’s resolve.  Cech ended 2015 with a Premier League winners’ medal,…

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If defence wins titles, Emery's Arsenal is no closer to glory than Wenger's
12:00 Tuesday 25th December 2018

Five teams are realistically challenging for the 2018/19 Premier League title. Arsenal hugs the fifth spot, still within shouting distance of trailblazing Liverpool. If the Gunners are aiming for the top spot rather than just a Champions League…

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Why Mauricio Pochettino should take Manchester United forward
09:00 Tuesday 25th December 2018

Manchester United started life after José Mourinho in brilliant fashion. The players were on fire in hitting unfortunate Cardiff City for five. The free-flowing, relentlessly attacking football with results to show brought to mind the…

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Old haunts no haven for cast-out Mourinho
09:00 Monday 24th December 2018

So the sword has finally fallen. Jose Mourinho is out at Manchester United. Poor results, poorer performances and disharmony everywhere have brought an end to his stint at Old Trafford. For Mourinho, it represents a second successive failure.…

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12 Days of Football 2018: Two Title Races
08:00 Sunday 23rd December 2018

On the 2nd Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual holiday-fixture celebration. Over a dozen days, we'll cover a variety of…

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How the false nine solves Chelsea's scoring problems
09:00 Saturday 22nd December 2018

Chelsea impressed English football this term with crisp passing and front-foot football. For all that, the Blues haven’t wowed anyone in terms of scoring. Except for their early-season shootout with Arsenal, Chelsea…

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12 Days of Football 2018: Pep Guardiola and Manchester City
08:00 Saturday 22nd December 2018

On the 1st Day of Football, the FA gave to me Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual 12 Days of Football extravaganza. As the holiday fixtures unfold, we'll celebrate many of…

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Opportunity knocks for the World's Greatest Defender
08:00 Friday 21st December 2018

As Liverpool beat Manchester United on Sunday, Jurgen Klopp must have allowed himself a wry smile. If anyone was going to derail his title ambitions, it was Jose Mourinho. Instead, Liverpool were in a telling manner. Xherdan Shaqiri came off…

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