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Premier League
Can Romelu Lukaku defy his big-game hoodoo two matches running?
08:05 Sunday 10th March 2019

Barely over two months into the caretaker job, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has turned the tables for Manchester United with a series of scintillating results. A warm and fresh Norwegian breeze has everyone at Old Trafford revitalised. Almost…

Champions League
Will PSG ever win the Champions League?
12:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

Does ‘La  Remontada’ translate into English? According to Ruud Gullit, on the air for BeIn’s Champions League coverage after Manchester United improbably knocked Paris Saint-Germain out in the Round of 16, it does. What…

Premier League
Which backup striker should Manchester United sign in the summer?
08:00 Saturday 2nd March 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s firmly in control of the driving seat at Manchester United, who are playing like the old days under a manager whose own values mimics that off Sir Alex Ferguson. The Norwegian’s inherited the best out of Paul…

Champions League
Why their next four games determine Arsenal's season
08:00 Friday 1st March 2019

The race for the top four and Champions League qualification grows feistier as the Premier League season draws to an end. Arsenal leapfrogged Manchester United into fourth place on the weekend and kept that spot in midweek when they crushed…

Champions League
Are Barcelona, PSG destabilising transfer market with tug-of-war?
12:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

Football rivalries often derive from unforeseen circumstances. Take Barcelona’s cold war with Paris Saint-Germain. They weren't rivals until their sensational Champions League tie two seasons ago. La Remontada humiliated PSG's…

Championship
Yannick Bolasie's long road back from ACL purgatory
09:00 Friday 14th December 2018

For the first time in nearly a year, Yannick Bolasie started a league game. It came in the Championship against Nottingham Forest but, as the saying goes, it was a start. Injuries and a dip in form at Everton combined to frustrate the Congolese.…

Premier League
Why recent performance proved Romelu Lukaku remains a flat-track bully
09:00 Saturday 3rd November 2018

It's fair to say Romelu Lukaku won't remember the last few games with much fondness. When he played out games against Chelsea, Juventus and Everton in his head, he would have envisioned things going extremely differently. The Belgian…

Italy
Why Mauro Icardi isn't an elite striker
12:00 Wednesday 31st October 2018

With critics and supporters alike praising Mauro Icardi for his key goal-scoring contribution at Inter Milan, it’s easy to forget the Argentine is not yet good enough to justify such hype. He doesn't deliver on club football's…

Premier League
How Jesse Lingard's absence hurts Manchester United
08:00 Tuesday 30th October 2018

Jose Mourinho played his last three Manchester United matches with a handicap. He couldn't call on Jesse Lingard to inject life into his attack. It's one of those problems that isn't immediately apparent but reveals itself…

Premier League
Who else deserves blame for Manchester United's form?
13:00 Saturday 6th October 2018

Manchester United's ongoing saga seems destined to end in Jose Mourinho's doom. Ed Woodward might already be planning for his successor. Blame from all quarters hurtles at the manager. While responsibility always lies with the…

Premier League
Is Romelu Lukaku solely at fault for his disappointing start to the season?
17:00 Friday 5th October 2018

During his remarkably prolific debut season at Manchester United, Romelu Lukaku was heralded as Jose Mourinho's general. The Belgium forward struck 27 times across all competitions. The Red Devils found their new go-to hitman. Or so they…

Football
Is Mourinho finished at Manchester United?
12:00 Friday 28th September 2018

With Manchester United relinquishing further points against Wolves last weekend, crashing out of the League Cup on penalties to Derby County and a dust-up with Paul Pogba during training caught by Sky cameras, questions resurfaced regarding…

Premier League
Is Everton destined to struggle without a prolific goalscorer?
09:00 Friday 28th September 2018

Sunday's defeat to Arsenal meant Everton has picked up just one victory in the opening six Premier League games. The Emirates debacle dropped the Toffees to 12th position, with six points. Manager Marco Silva has been left immensely…

Premier League
Why it's time to show Romelu Lukaku more respect
17:00 Tuesday 18th September 2018

From the many players currently plying their trade in the Premier League, none polarise opinion quite like Romelu Lukaku. Like Marmite, you either love him or hate him. It's as simple as that. However, for those who fall in the latter group,…

Premier League
How do Manchester United improve and score more?
12:00 Sunday 19th August 2018

Manchester United are the talk of the town. Not just in the North-West, but in the whole football world. The Red Devils have been the footballing media's favoured subject. Be it the transfers, the matchups, the players and the elephant…