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Premier League
Is Jurgen Klopp fashioning a new Liverpool dynasty?
09:00 Saturday 14th December 2019

It's a wonderful time to be a Liverpool fan. The football is great. What's more, the results are amazing. The reigning European champions are virtually unstoppable. Jurgen Klopp is leading a revolution at Anfield. In addition,…

International
Can Hong Kong prosper at the East Asian Championship?
17:01 Friday 13th December 2019

News stations broadcast continued troubles in Hong Kong. Tempers flare over the prospect of the mainland government curtailing freedoms the island enjoyed for so long under British rule. The political struggle drains vibrancy from a city which…

Premier League
Jamie Vardy three games away from history (again!)
19:00 Wednesday 11th December 2019

There's certainly something in those Leicester waters, eh? From their historic title win in 2015/16, to Jamie Vardy going from non-league minnow to Premier League record-breaker in the space of just a few years. Now, The Foxes are at it…

Premier League
Should Chelsea sign Jadon Sancho?
17:01 Tuesday 10th December 2019

Chelsea fans joyfully welcomed news the Court for Arbritration of Sport commuted their transfer ban in time for the January window. Their successful appeal of FIFA's judgment lifts a weight from manager Frank Lampard's shoulders. He…

Premier League
Is Everton managerial search on hold?
17:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Full disclosure: That is Duncan Ferguson being so kind as to pose for a selfie with me in my profile picture below. Given the man's patience and class, I can't be happier regarding the result in his managerial debut for Everton. On…

Premier League
How can Freddie Ljungberg get the best from Nicolas Pepe?
08:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Every transfer window comes with its big-money moves. Clubs recruit standout players who can add quality to their teams. Last summer saw its fair share of blockbuster moves. Eden Hazard, Antoine Griezemann, Joao Felix and Neymar’s proposed…

Premier League
The downfall of Marco Silva
09:00 Saturday 7th December 2019

There was an air of optimism around Everton at the start of this season. There has been for a while, since the Toffees acquired the billionaire owner that they had dreamed of since the shoestring-budget days of Bill Kenwright’s majority…

League One
Raging Bull: Can Oxford United gore Manchester City?
15:01 Thursday 5th December 2019

The EFL Cup is much maligned by Premier League and Championship alike. Teams rotate. Fixtures pile up. Most involved consider it a blessing in disguise to be eliminated as soon as possible. Oxford United buck that trend in 2019. A stuttering…

Premier League
What must Southampton do to survive relegation?
12:01 Wednesday 4th December 2019

Under Mauricio Pochettino and Ronald Koeman, Southampton inhabited the top half of the Premier League table. Under Claude Puel, Mauricio Pellegrini, Mark Hughes, caretaker Kelvin Hughes and Ralph Hasenhuttl, the Saints perpetually struggle to…

Champions League
Will good things come in threes for Mourinho?
09:01 Monday 2nd December 2019

Call me an elitist but, working on the assumption Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United are Tottenham’s chief rivals in their quest for a 2020/21 Champions League berth, then Jose Mourinho has one thing going for him. Spurs already…

Premier League
Teenage Manchester United trio showing Reds the way forward
19:01 Thursday 28th November 2019

On a day where Manchester United relinquished their Europa League unbeaten record, the Old Trafford faithful are left with a bittersweet taste in their mouths. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side took an early lead against FC Astana, though as…

Premier League
What must Watford do to stay in the Premier League?
12:00 Thursday 28th November 2019

How time flies, how things change. By this time last season, Watford was flying in the league. The Hornets were amongst the biggest surprises on British shores. Javi Gracia was doing such a good job it was unimaginable he would…

Premier League
Why Jordan Henderson epitomises Klopp's Liverpool
12:00 Wednesday 27th November 2019

When Jurgen Klopp first arrived at Liverpool, the Reds were struggling - just as they had been throughout the Premier League era. The Anfield outfit were obviously the club everyone joked about, having not won the trophy…

Afcon
Why Sadio Mane deserves African Player of the Year award
09:01 Tuesday 26th November 2019

Sadio Mane's rise to prominence coincides with Liverpool's. After dominating English football and even the continent in the years gone by, the Anfield side became a shadow of its former self for almost a decade. The football was…

Premier League
Manchester United have themselves an Andreas Pereira problem
19:00 Monday 25th November 2019

Manchester United have been trending downwards since Sir Alex Ferguson decided to hang up the clipboard, that much is obvious. From David Moyes to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and everyone sandwiched in between, this club has been fighting a losing…