X
Follow It's Round and It's White on Facebook
New posts have just been added
Premier League
Manchester City fallout: Is the top four now a top five?
10:01 Monday 17th February 2020

Manchester City received their Valentine's Day gift in a sour parcel. The Blues are out of the Champions League for the next two seasons after breaking Financial Fair Play rules. There are many possible and extremely serious…

Premier League
Is Mourinho reinventing Lucas Moura?
08:01 Tuesday 11th February 2020

Jose Mourinho's rollercoaster ride with Tottenham Hotspur continues. For every patch he slaps on a problem inherited from Mauricio Pochettino, another rip in the Spurs fabric emerges. Christian Eriksen left for Internazionale, Danny…

Italy
How can Christian Eriksen improve Inter?
15:00 Sunday 2nd February 2020

Inter Milan have been picking up all the Premier League wantaway stars, but their recent coup could be a game-changer. Christian Eriksen’s plight at Tottenham Hotspur is over. What is Spurs' loss is a big gain for the rejuvenated…

Premier League
How does Gedson Fernandes fit in Mourinho's Tottenham?
08:01 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Spurs landed the first signing of Jose Mourinho’s reign. In financial terms, it wasn't another Paul Pogba or even a Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Gedson Fernandes arrived from Benfica on an 18-month loan with an option to make the move permanent.…

Italy
Should Jose Mourinho rethink his Premier League obsession?
08:00 Monday 20th January 2020

Do you remember the diner scene in Rain Man? A box of matches falls on the floor. Looking at the jumbled mess, Charlie Babbit [Dustin Hoffman] says, “82, 82, 82.” His brother Raymond [Tom Cruise] claims there are a lot more than…

Premier League
Should Spurs shop for another striker?
09:02 Sunday 12th January 2020

Tottenham Hotspur’s honeymoon period under Jose Mourinho is over. The free-wheeling romp through the first five matches ended with them stuck in a muddy track. With just one win in their last five games, the reality of the Special One's…

Premier League
Is midfield Mourinho's biggest Spurs challenge?
15:01 Saturday 11th January 2020

It has a been over a month since Jose Mourinho took charge at Tottenham Hotspur and reality is suddenly setting in. Spurs, like any other team, had a huge uplift when the new boss came in winning four of their first five, scoring 16 goals in…

Premier League
Why Harry Winks doesn't make sense for Manchester United
19:00 Wednesday 8th January 2020

Manchester United's start to 2020 certainly could have gone better. Three games played, two poor losses and one lethargic draw. The pressure begins to build on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. With the transfer market now open, does the Baby Faced…

Premier League
How can Spurs cope in Kane’s absence?
08:01 Tuesday 7th January 2020

When Jose Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham Hotspur languished in 14th with just three victories from 12 Premier League games. Now, seven weeks and nine league games later, Spurs rank sixth, that many points off the…

Premier League
Spurs still looking lethargic despite Mourinho switch
12:31 Wednesday 1st January 2020

They say fortune favours the brave. Well, Tottenham Hotspur's man in command certainly has guts. When Daniel Levy took the decision to sack Mauricio Pochettino, just six months after reaching a Champions League final, the footballing world…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Five Golden Goals
08:00 Wednesday 25th December 2019

On the fifth day of football, UEFA gave to me Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Happy Christmas and welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Four calls blown
08:00 Tuesday 24th December 2019

On the fourth day of football, UEFA gave to me Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's Round and It's White. Over the…

Reviews
Review: Clive Allen, Up Front - My Autobiography
17:00 Monday 16th December 2019

Jimmy Greaves, Gary Lineker, Harry Kane, each a great Tottenham striker who doesn't hold the club record for most goals scored in a season. That accolade goes to Clive Allen and his incredible 49-goal haul in 1986/87. It’s…

Premier League
Solskjaer deserves credit for beating the best
17:01 Sunday 8th December 2019

In a four-day period where Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's job was apparently at stake, Manchester United won two from two, beating Jose Mourinho's rampant Tottenham Hotspur and defending Premier League champions Manchester City. Pressure,…

Premier League
Why Amazon Prime Sport is already winning over football fans
19:00 Friday 6th December 2019

For the last three decades, Sky Sports have had a stranglehold on Premier League football like no other. Sure, Setanta Sports (remember them?), ESPN and more recently, BT Sport have been in amongst it, though to a much lesser extent. The common…