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Germany
Serge Gnabry: Arsenal's loss, Bayern's gain
17:00 Wednesday 6th March 2019

Arsene Wenger built a reputation for giving young players a chance during his Arsenal heydays. The likes of Alexandr Hleb, Alex Song, Theo Walcott and the popular Cesc Fabregas all made their name as youngsters filing out for the Gunners.…

Championship
Why Middlesbrough must extend Jon Obi Mikel immediately
15:00 Thursday 28th February 2019

Every team needs a Mikel. Those were the words of former England manager Steve McClaren after his QPR side succumbed 2-nil to Middlesbrough at the Riverside. If there was ever any doubt regarding John Mikel Obi influence on Boro it was soundly…

Managerial News
Positivity isn't easy in the Premier League
09:00 Thursday 28th February 2019

Both by design and demand, the influx of foreign managers to the Premier League bring with them a new brand of football. Some implement their tactics successfully. Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte rewrote the record books. Other managers struggle.…

Championship
Norwich's reaction to Pulis and Bielsa nipping at their heels? Farke it
12:00 Saturday 1st December 2018

There's a manager hogging the headlines in the Championship and it's not Frank Lampard. The Chelsea legend works wonders with Derby. Fans salivate at the prospect of seeing him across different stadia in the English second tier,…

Championship
Are Middlesbrough defending their way back to the Premier League?
09:00 Tuesday 30th October 2018

Is defence the best form of attack? Can a defence be the main cause of a promotion push? These are the questions that have to be addressed at Middlesbrough Football Club. Currently third, they possess the best defence in the English Football…

Championship
Championship preview: Can Tony Pulis bring Middlesbrough up?
09:00 Wednesday 1st August 2018

Middlesbrough will be hoping that they can be in the promotion picture in the Championship this season. The North-East side finished 5th in the last campaign, but lost in the play-offs to Aston Villa over two legs. Confidence is high among…

Championship
What next for Middlesbrough's sought-after Adama Traore?
12:00 Saturday 7th July 2018

Speculation has suggested a few Premier League clubs are interested in making a move to sign Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore this summer, which comes as no surprise given his ability and potential. With that in mind, is leaving the correct…

Championship
Is Tony Pulis the right man to get Boro back in the Premier League
09:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

Middlesbrough's season came to a disappointing end when they fell to playoff semi-final defeat against Aston Villa. Having lost 1-0 at the Riverside, a goalless draw at Villa Park sent the Birmingham side to Wembley.…

Championship
Championship play-offs: Which team will secure Premier League promotion?
10:30 Friday 11th May 2018

The Championship play-offs commence on Friday night. Fulham, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, and Derby County all have sights set on England’s top division. Only three games stand in their way.   In the semi-finals, Fulham take on Derby…

Premier League
Why the Britannia is no longer a fortress for Stoke
18:00 Sunday 18th March 2018

Stoke City lost 2-1 at home to Everton in Saturday afternoon’s Premier League clash, their seventh home defeat of the season. No other side has lost as many home games this campaign. Visiting clubs are winning more regularly than…

Premier League
Is time running out on Stoke City's top flight status?
08:30 Monday 12th March 2018

Ten years ago Stoke City finished second in the Championship behind West Bromwich Albion. The Potters returned to the English top flight for the first time since 1985. Since winning promotion Stoke have become the definitive mid-table club,…

Championship
Tony Pulis' positive effect at Middlesbrough
20:30 Saturday 10th March 2018

Since joining up with Middlesbrough, new boss Tony Pulis had made an impact. The club was in ninth place following Garry Monk's departure. With Pulis in charge, everything looks to be heading towards success. Now sixth and level…

Opinion
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.…

Premier League
Two teams who shouldn't be celebrating Christmas
08:35 Tuesday 26th December 2017

Christmas has passed. As fans all know, it's a day without football. For these two clubs who weren't, but should have been out on the training pitch, that was probably the best possible gift. Swansea City: After rescuing the…

Premier League
Alan Pardew struggling to get goals from West Brom
13:45 Sunday 17th December 2017

Alan Pardew’s West Bromwich Albion welcome Manchester United to the Hawthorns in Sunday’s Premier League clash. The Midlands outfit are desperate to end their four-month wait for a league win, but until Pardew solves their woes…