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Premier League
Do Manchester United, Ed Woodward, rate defenders by their release clause?
17:00 Thursday 11th July 2019

Centre-back tops the wishlist for many Manchester United supporters, just as it did for Jose Mourinho last summer. It has been eleven months since the self-proclaimed Special One asked the Red Devils to deliver an elite level…

Premier League
Can Tottenham challenge for the Premier League title next season?
17:01 Thursday 4th July 2019

Mauricio Pochettino is on a mission to transform Tottenham Hotspur. Managing a club which has become synonymous with near misses owing to not winning a trophy since the 2008 League Cup, the Argentine is determined to change the narrative.…

Premier League
3 positions Manchester United still need to strengthen
17:00 Saturday 29th June 2019

Manchester United's sixth-placed finish in the 2018/19 campaign was probably their poorest season in two decades. A gradual decline at Old Trafford eventually came to a head as fans begin to lose their patience with the Glazer family. The…

Premier League
How will Tottenham Hotspur spend their summer?
09:00 Wednesday 5th June 2019

As witnessed on Saturday night, not every fairy tale has a pleasant ending. Tottenham Hotspur learned that the hard way in Madrid. There was little drama in the Champions League final; no surprises, nothing unusual, no comebacks.…

Spain
3 Potential replacements for Diego Godin at Atletico Madrid
15:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

The end of an era beckons for Atletico Madrid. On Tuesday, captain Diego Godin announced his departure from the Spanish capital after almost a decade. A key reason for their remarkable Liga success in 2014, the Uruguayan was Los Colchoneros'…

Premier League
Three defenders Manchester United should consider signing
09:00 Wednesday 7th November 2018

Manchester United are all over the place defensively. No longer is Old Trafford the fortress it was last season. A lot has changed since David De Gea won his first Golden Glove. The Red Devils often put up some excellent defensive displays due…

Premier League
How Tottenham Hotspur can throw a spanner in Manchester City’s works
08:00 Monday 29th October 2018

Manchester City is the Manchester United of the 1990 early 2000s. True, the red half remain a multi-billion pound empire. At present, though, they can't compete with their neighbours in regard to wealth, panache, or titles. This…

Premier League
Is Fred turning out to be an unnecessary signing for Manchester United?
08:00 Sunday 2nd September 2018

Everything at Manchester United seems doomed now. Both Jose Mourinho and Edward Woodward are facing the music from all genres of the footballing world. The self-proclaimed Special One is continuously moaning. It all started on pre-season tour.…

Premier League
The solution to Manchester United's defensive problems
15:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

As the transfer window draws to a close, Manchester United's search for a new central defender seems to have stagnated. The original order for this summer was at least one midfielder - depending on Marouane Fellaini's fate - a right,…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: Tottenham still not spending, not spent either
09:00 Tuesday 7th August 2018

Tottenham Hotspur’s last campaign can be viewed from two perspectives. In one sense, they regressed, taking fewer points, scoring fewer goals,  conceding more. In another, the Lilywhites over-performed, punching above their financial…

Transfers
Why Tottenham must hold onto Toby Alderweireld
17:00 Friday 3rd August 2018

There hasn't been much glee at Wembley. Instead of strengthening, Tottenham Hotspur is sweating to hold onto key players. Toby Alderweireld leads the allegedly disgruntled group. At whatever cost, Spurs must keep the Belgian.  All…

Premier League
Are Manchester United moving backwards under the Glazers and Woodward?
08:00 Friday 27th July 2018

Juventus’s transfer strategy from 2012-2017 was revolutionary. Rather than an elite club going for world-class established names, the Italian giant configured a two-pronged approach to signing players. One dimension was grabbing low-priced…

Premier League
Tottenham's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Defence
15:00 Wednesday 18th July 2018

With the World Cup now concluded, all focus returns to the Premier League. The English top-flight campaign starts next month and the summer transfer window closes on August 9th.  Mauricio Pochettino’s playing style demands rock solid…

Premier League
Should Manchester United sign Toby Alderweireld?
09:00 Thursday 14th June 2018

Manchester United have already signed two players; Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos and Diego Dalot. Those deals were completed within 48 hours of each other. This is an absolutely superb start to the summer for Red Devils Vice-Chairman,…

World Cup
Intoxication and Expectation: Belgium at the World Cup
12:00 Sunday 3rd June 2018

Anyone who's someone in the beer world views Belgium as the centre of the universe. Even the national flag looks like a taster set, porter on the left, an amber in the middle and ruby red on the right. In footballing terms, the country…