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Premier League
How will Aston Villa spend their summer?
09:02 Friday 28th June 2019

Chelsea fans were feeling agony and joy in equal measure about a month ago. They were sad as club legend Frank Lampard was the manager of losing side Derby County in the Championship play-off final. They were happy…

Premier League
Will Chelsea allow Frank Lampard to promote young talent?
08:30 Sunday 16th June 2019

Barcelona has La Masia. Manchester City has their Elite Development Squad. Ajax has its Youth Academy. None of these clubs has as many young players featuring on loan for other European clubs as Chelsea. Before the 2018/19 campaign finished,…

Championship
Ticket to England waiting at Wembley for Grealish, Mount & others?
12:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Monday’s the day everybody dreads. However, a part of the country will be at their happiest on this particular Monday. As thousands of Derby County and Aston Villa supporters flock into Wembley bubbling with promotion dreams,…

Transfers
Why Tammy Abraham doesn’t deserve to spearhead Chelsea’s attack
15:00 Friday 17th May 2019

Come August, Chelsea will have a decision to make with regards Tammy Abraham. Sell him? loan him (as the norm suggests)? or list him in their squad for 2019/20? Answering all that entails understanding the full dynamics surrounding the goalscorer.…

Premier League
Why Chelsea's transfer ban is a blessing in disguise for Maurizio Sarri
15:00 Monday 11th March 2019

Chelsea will face a two-window transfer ban and cannot sign a player until the summer of 2020. The London club was “astonished” to see their appeal of getting the ban freezed. Moreover, the summer signings Kepa Arrizabalaga and…

Premier League
Where next for Chelsea's Tammy Abraham?
12:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Amid all the transfer madness, spare a thought for Tammy Abraham. Twelve months ago, the striker found himself in serious demand. He broke records aplenty while winning several individual accolades at Championship side Bristol City,…

Premier League
Jordan Ayew and Tammy Abraham: Is finishing to blame for Swansea’s plight?
08:30 Thursday 10th May 2018

Swansea City are for all intents and purposes relegated after losing to Southampton on Tuesday and watching Huddersfield eke out a point against Chelsea last night. They are not mathematically eliminated but the goal difference the Swans must…

Fa Cup
Swansea 0-3 Tottenham: Two positives for the Swans
08:00 Sunday 18th March 2018

What are the first impressions when one sees a 3-0 scoreline that goes against one's side? Usually the assumption is it was a calamitous defeat; the club held dear has been outclassed on the day by their opponent. The disappointment…

Premier League
Andy who? Chelsea must recall Tammy Abraham
17:00 Monday 22nd January 2018

It’s not a joke, Chelsea did indeed enquire about the possibility of bringing Andy Carroll to Stamford Bridge on loan. Antonio Conte is pressing the panic button. He doesn't need to, though.  Chelsea consistently top the…

England National Team
Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions strikeforce dilemma
09:30 Thursday 28th December 2017

Only four active England internationals have hit more than 15 goals in the Premier League in the past decade. They are Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy, Daniel Sturridge, and Charlie Austin. Kane has scored more goals in calendar 2017 than anyone…

Premier League
Swansea must reinforce its squad in January to retain top tier status
09:30 Tuesday 12th December 2017

Swansea City is experiencing ill fortune this season in the Premier League. Having accumulated just 12 points in 16 games, its bad run has seen it drop into the relegation zone. Swans may be in worse condition come the New Year. December…

England National Team
Will Tammy Abraham produce at international level?
10:00 Saturday 4th November 2017

Gareth Southgate has announced England's squad for the upcoming friendly fixtures. Tammy Abraham's name has drawn interest. Can the youngster impress? Abraham caught many an eye last season. Loaned out to Bristol City from Chelsea, he ended…

Opinion
What next for Tammy Abraham?
18:00 Friday 13th October 2017

He publicly came out to deny switching allegiance to his father's birth-country, but with that country now guaranteed a World Cup berth, has Tammy Abraham done his international career more harm than good? The big dream of every player,…

Opinion
The pursuit of Tammy Abraham by the Super Eagles appears futile
09:30 Wednesday 13th September 2017

Their interest was made public early last year but now Nigeria appear to have intensified their attempts to convince talented striker Tammy Abraham into switching allegiances to represent the Super Eagles at senior level. After scoring 23 Championship…

Opinion
9 things learned from the Premier League weekend
09:30 Tuesday 29th August 2017

Premier League Match Day Three is in the books. Only a few clubs went into the international break happy. Here are nine mostly unhappy things we learned over the weekend.