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Premier League
Man City: Champions elect?
10:00 Saturday 31st March 2018

With eight games to go, City are 16 points beyond rivals Manchester United in the Premier League title race. When the gap was just 11, Pep Guardiola told a Mirror reporter he had not expected to run away from the pack so easily, that it was…

Premier League
Equal Time: Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United: Who loses?
11:05 Sunday 21st January 2018

In this game, there are winners and losers. With every transfer, other players will benefit and suffer. Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Alexis Sanchez is no different.  Jose Mourinho has swooped in for his man. Mkhitaryan gains…

Premier League
Equal Time: Theo Walcott is a talent unfulfilled
11:35 Saturday 20th January 2018

Well it certainly took Arsenal long enough. Wenger has finally got rid of the former Southampton speedster and he’s off to the blue half of Merseyside, despite him being a Liverpool fan - says a lot doesn’t it? When Theo Walcott…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho believes United haven’t spent enough
15:00 Wednesday 27th December 2017

What?! Excuse me?! Are you deluded?! I am a Manchester United fan, relieved that we have a manager of Jose Mourinho’s calibre in at the club. But after hearing this latest nugget from the Special One, I genuinely have to wonder whether…

England National Team
England's Golden Generation: Best midfielder
12:00 Wednesday 27th December 2017

As the World Cup quietly draws closer, a new golden generation could be brewing in England. However, looking back at the last generation, twelve years ago, should we have been a more successful nation? Between them, they amassed a multitude…

Europa League
Europa League landscape upgraded with 3rd-place Champions League additions
09:30 Sunday 10th December 2017

Another Champions League group stage has drawn to a close. Per usual, it’s time to look at the third-place sides that have moved into the Europa League.  The Champions League has already sprung a few surprises. Last season’s…

Champions League
English sides in the Champions League
08:30 Friday 8th December 2017

Well, this is new! Considering what we’ve seen since 2012, English sides are suddenly on the up again. For the first time in history, five Premier League clubs have progressed to the Champions League last 16. The only flaw was that Chelsea…

World Cup
2018 World Cup draw: the three Lions view
13:00 Wednesday 6th December 2017

English fans couldn’t really ask for much better, right? For Gareth Southgate, the World Cup draw is as good as it gets. It is a relief to avoid E and F, as it contains Brazil and Germany. This is England, though, it can still be…

Premier League
The Toffees are crumbling: Is the next manager at Everton doomed already?
09:40 Wednesday 29th November 2017

They’re too good to be fighting for relegation, too good to be a mid-table, but not good enough to be a “top 6” club. This was the dilemma facing the Everton hierarchy in the summer after a 7th place finish. A superb season…

Champions League
Liverpool: A defence away from being great
12:10 Friday 24th November 2017

Yet again, Liverpool’s defence and inability to close out games come under the microscope. After their 3-3 draw with Sevilla, their qualification is still hanging in the balance. But after 45 minutes, they were cruising. However,…

International
Another World Cup, another Home nations failure
16:00 Thursday 23rd November 2017

With Euro 2016 consisting of four home nations, things were looking up, especially as both the Irish and Northern Irish progressed to the playoffs. Wales were pipped by the Greens and Scotland improved but still look short of the sufficient…

Premier League
Mourinho’s midfield dilemma next summer: who to go
17:00 Saturday 18th November 2017

Three midfielders should leave Manchester United, but the problem is they can all sign pre-contract agreements in six weeks. Out with the old and in with the new has very much been the proven route to success in the 21st century. Jose Mourinho…

Premier League
Mourinho’s midfield solutions: who could he bring in?
16:18 Friday 17th November 2017

In light of so many players with contracts expiring next summer, it’s the perfect time to bring in some fresh players. It’s fair to say that right now, just one of these are first team starters at the moment and it’s somehow…

Opinion
Who wins the African footballer of the year 2017 award?
07:42 Thursday 9th November 2017

It's been a highly fruitful year for African footballers plying their trade in Europe. Many African exports have held their own, even going on to outshine their European counterparts. That's why it'll be a tough call picking the best African…

America
MLS Conference semifinal hokey pokey: Pull your second leg out
15:27 Wednesday 8th November 2017

With one game oddly scheduled for last Thursday, the other three played out Sunday, MLS goes into the international break with its semifinal matchups set. Thursday, November 2nd Western Conference #2 Seattle Sounders  2 (2-0) 0  #3…