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Semi Ajayi's reinvention powering West Brom's promotion push
15:01 Saturday 8th February 2020

It must have been heartbreaking for Semi Ajayi to watch Rotherham United suffer relegation last term - despite having arguably the best season in his career. The 26-year-old shone brightly in both midfield and defence for the Millers and…

Can Slaven Bilic take West Brom back to the Premier League?
08:00 Tuesday 1st October 2019

When Slaven Bilic took over as the new manager at West Bromwich Albion in the summer, eyebrows were raised in some quarters. Sure, if The Baggies were still in the Premier League fighting for a place in the top half of the table few will…

2019/20 Championship preview
15:00 Friday 2nd August 2019

As is the case every Championship season, 2019/20 will be an open affair. Last campaign, Sheffield United proved any team at this level can get on a roll to gain promotion. The division is arguably the most competitive anywhere. With…

How will Slaven Bilic perform as West Brom manager?
08:00 Friday 28th June 2019

After sacking Darren Moore somewhat controversially in March then appointing James Shan as caretaker manager, West Bromwich Albion has since filled the role permanently. Slaven Bilic signed at the Hawthorns two weeks ago,…

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Someone give Slaven Bilic a job
09:00 Wednesday 4th July 2018

The average Premier Leaguer makes £50,000 per week. That translates to £2.5 million annually. According to the Express, their managers average £4.5 million yearly. Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola more than double the next…

Premier League
Why is West Ham's Marko Arnautovic such a divisive player?
09:30 Wednesday 4th April 2018

Despite his ability, Marko Arnautovic remains a player who divides opinion across England. Whether it's the eccentric personality that makes some uncomfortable or the frustrating inconsistencies that continue to cloud his overall…

Premier League
Premier League managerial sackings aplenty: are we done?
14:31 Sunday 4th February 2018

We’re now barely into February, yet somehow 40% of Premier League clubs have changed managers. Once again, we see the disparity between the top 6 and the rest, plus the relegation fears that everyone else has. There are only eight…

Mark Hughes overstayed his welcome at Stoke
15:00 Friday 12th January 2018

It is a sad sight seeing a long-serving Premier League manager look broken. Patience is always advisable but there comes a time when there is nothing for it but to put the man out of his misery. This season it has happened more than once.…

Managerial News
Why don't Premier League clubs show patience with managers?
08:30 Thursday 7th December 2017

Tony Pulis lost his job at West Bromwich Albion on 20 November. He became the fifth Premier League manager sacked this season. The Welshman's contract was terminated after the Baggies failed to win in 10 league games. He also fell…

Managerial News
Is David Moyes' emergence as West Ham manager a setback or step forward?
09:30 Monday 20th November 2017

Slaven Bilic joined the list of managers relieved from their office this season. West Ham showed him the axe after the 4-1 home loss to Liverpool. Like it or not, David Moyes has now been appointed his successor. This was a foreseeable future…

Slaven Bilic struggled to prevent West Ham United tenure going stale
11:40 Wednesday 8th November 2017

After months of speculation, the inevitable finally occurred on Monday - Slaven Bilic was sacked. Admittedly, West Ham United has been poor this season. How much blame falls on the former manager? August proved disastrous. A 4-0 opening day…

3 managers West Ham United should have picked above David Moyes
16:30 Tuesday 7th November 2017

West Ham United is a massive club. A 60,000-seater stadium, a long lineage along with Premier League status all attest to that. Football isn't played on paper, though, it's played on the pitch. As a result, the Hammers currently sit in the…

Premier League
Which Premier League manager will leave their club next?
18:00 Tuesday 31st October 2017

We've already seen three Premier League managerial departures within the opening 10 Premier League games. Frank de Boer was ousted at Crystal Palace, followed by Leicester City calling time on Craig Shakespeare's reign, then Everton relieved…

More Premier League insanity, top and bottom, at the 10-game milestone
09:30 Tuesday 31st October 2017

Manchester City has run riot, with 35 Premier League goals. The bottom five max out at eight. Is the relegation battle more compelling than the title race? Man City's standout performance was certainly against Chelsea, the side that ran them…

The 10-game milestone: Craziest Premier League season yet?
11:30 Monday 30th October 2017

After a summer that saw transfer records shattered, much was expected from the Premier League early season. In some ways, it certainly hasn't disappointed. While Neymar left Barcelona, Kylian Mbappe joined him in Paris, and Ousmane Dembele…