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France
12 Days of Football 2018: Three French Clubs
08:00 Monday 24th December 2018

On the 3rd Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual year-end football soiree. Over the course of a dozen days,…

France
Is Thierry Henry warming to this manager thing?
08:00 Sunday 16th December 2018

It wasn’t so long ago AS Monaco were flying high. They defied the odds in 2017 by snatching the Ligue 1 title away from four-time-defending champions Paris Saint-Germain and making the Champions League semi-finals. Now, that seems a…

France
How Thierry Henry, AS Monaco both erred
12:00 Wednesday 14th November 2018

The new European football season is barely 100 days old. For AS Monaco those days seem like months. Don’t say you heard it here – the Principality club is presently doing a giveaway: play one match, get three points and at least…

France
Is Thierry Henry ready for Paris Saint-Germain?
16:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

A quick rewind to the 2016/17 season. There wasn't much to separate Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco. PSG had the bucks. Monaco had Kylian Mbappe. The teenager's energy, pace and finishing quality were enough to deliver a stunning…

France
What to expect from Thierry Henry as a manager?
12:00 Wednesday 24th October 2018

Thierry Henry officially began as a first-team manager when taking charge of Monaco away at Strasbourg on Saturday. It's the Frenchman's responsibility to guide his new side away from the relegation zone. Les Monegasques currently sit…

Premier League
Equal Time: Leonardo Jardim should eschew Manchester United for Real Madrid
12:00 Monday 15th October 2018

Maybe it’s a lingering effect from my Star Trek: The Next Generation phase. It occurred to me when I reacted positively to rumours touting deposed Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim to manage Manchester United that I put great stock in the leadership…

Championship
Thierry Henry misses out on Aston Villa job
15:00 Friday 27th July 2018

Few clubs have been on as turbulent a path as Aston Villa over the last few years. The former European champions had several seasons of near misses at the bottom end of the Premier League; before eventually getting relegated in 2015/16. They…

World Cup
Lionel Messi has some catching up to do
17:30 Thursday 14th June 2018

The World Cup is here. Thirty-two nations fight for one glorious trophy. Big names such as Andres Iniesta, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will be playing [probably] their last World Cup. Teams such as Spain, Brazil, France and Germany are…

Premier League
Will there be room for both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette in Unai Emery's Arsenal?
15:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

Despite playing his first Premier League game on February 3rd, Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made an impact on the English game that is sure to delight Arsenal fans and put fear into the hearts of opposing teams.…

Managerial News
3 former Arsenal players who could succeed Arsene Wenger
16:00 Friday 11th May 2018

Friday 20 April was a normal day until news broke that Arsene Wenger had decided to leave Arsenal at the season's end. The Frenchman's journey has been full of ebbs and flows, drama and disappointment, with some truly magical moments…

Premier League
Arsenal must back new manager with funds
10:00 Saturday 28th April 2018

Its no news that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will be stepping down at the end of the season, following 22 years of meritorious service at the Emirates stadium. The 68-year-old has come under increasing scrutiny from a section of club fans…

Managerial News
Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal career: a game of two halves
17:00 Thursday 26th April 2018

Arsene who? Those were the headlines in 1996 when Arsenal appointed a relatively unknown Frenchman as manager. Arsene Wenger had earned a reputation as an astute tactician while at Monaco. He then went off the radar coaching in Japan’s…

Premier League
How on earth has Sergio Aguero never been in the PFA Team of the Year?
08:30 Monday 19th February 2018

Twenty-one league goals. Sergio Aguero is on course to register his highest tally ever in the Premier League. The 29-year-old is in the form of his life. He showed another glimpse of his undoubted quality by scoring a belter in the 4-0 victory…

Premier League
Thierry Henry: The Rolls-Royce striker Aubameyang is tasked with emulating
14:00 Tuesday 6th February 2018

Having a statue in front of a football stadium means a player must have given their all for a particular club. After achieving legendary status at Arsenal, Thierry Henry has a sculpture outside the Emirates. The Gunners have never quite replaced…

Opinion
Equal time: VAR removes football's biggest talking points
10:01 Friday 19th January 2018

This is purely an emotional argument. I don't care. Emotions are important too. The 1966 World Cup Final is being debated to this day, the legitimacy of Sir Geoff Hurst’s strike still being mooted a half-century after it was…

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