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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…

Premier League
Why Manchester United fans should be optimistic
08:00 Monday 13th August 2018

When the clock struck five on Thursday, the meltdown began. If Old Trafford had church bells, they would have rung. Supporters would come running to watch it burn. The summer transfer window ended with Manchester United having signed Fred, Diogo…

World Cup
Can someone steal the World Cup Golden Boot from England's Harry Kane?
09:30 Sunday 15th July 2018

World Cup 2018 promised to be a unique event. Tactics were in a positive cycle again after a long spell at the opposite end of the spectrum. There were many teams that could win the tournament and more players who could claim the Golden Boot.…

World Cup
The World Cup was good to Jose Mourinho
08:30 Thursday 12th July 2018

Whether from the comfort of his Moscow hotel suite or the confines of the RT studio where he is serving as a guest pundit for the World Cup, one might well forgive Jose Mourinho for smiling to himself as the tournament draws to a…

Premier League
Why Romelu Lukaku is proving he's Manchester United captain material
15:00 Monday 9th July 2018

Twelve months into his career at Manchester United, Romelu Lukaku's stock is at its highest. The man from Belgium had his best ever season as a professional footballer, leading the line at Old Trafford wonderfully well. I've already…

World Cup
World Cup Quarterfinal: Is there a better matchup in this round than Brazil v Belgium?
09:30 Friday 6th July 2018

Beautifully flawed in their own ways, Brazil and Belgium meet in the quarter-finals, providing the tie of the round. A glittering array of stars have threatened to sparkle, but have only twinkled thus far - will this encounter…

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