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Premier League
Is the writing on the wall for Aston Villa?
19:01 Wednesday 11th March 2020

As Harvey Barnes made it four for Leicester City, Aston Villa's Dean Smith cut a forlorn figure. The Villans were hapless in defeat, making it four Premier League losses in a row. Despite some flashes of brilliance this term, including…

Transfers
What next for Olivier Giroud?
20:40 Thursday 9th January 2020

Olivier Giroud was never really considered the most popular striker in London during his eight-year spell in the English capital. The Frenchman somehow managed to stay away from controversy and fanfare for nearly a decade plying his trade in…

Transfers
Why Michy Batshuayi must leave Chelsea
08:01 Sunday 5th January 2020

It seems like an age since Michy Batshuayi scored the goal that secured the Premier League title for Chelsea in 2017. How much has changed? Antonio Conte gave way to Maurizio Sarri who departed for Juventus, leaving the clubhouse door open for…

Premier League
Manchester United: Too many baby faces, too few assassins?
08:00 Wednesday 4th December 2019

As I write this, there’s an elephant in the room. Mauricio Pochettino is on the market. Impatient Manchester United fans raise their hands on social media, squealing, “Ooh! ooh!” like the teacher’s pet in fourth form.…

Championship
Ollie Watkins: Brentford’s Next Big Sale?
14:31 Saturday 23rd November 2019

Brentford’s indifferent start to the season simply doesn't do justice to Ollie Watkin’s own heroics. Converted from wide playmaker to central striker by Thomas Frank, Watkins already boasts ten goals in sixteen matches…

Premier League
Why John McGinn's first Premier League term with Aston Villa should be his last
17:00 Wednesday 30th October 2019

Aston Villa stunned the Championship last term, powering their way to the most unlikeliest of promotions. The Midlands outfit wasn't about to rest on their laurels, either. Dean Smith and John Terry would go big in the transfer market,…

Premier League
Are Aston Villa the Premier League's surprise package for 2019/20?
12:01 Tuesday 6th August 2019

It had been a long three years in the Championship for Aston Villa and their fans, but after play-off final heartbreak twelve months ago, the Birmingham-based giants righted those wrongs - fighting their way back into the Premier…

Premier League
3 promoted Premier League teams; 3 transfer policies
09:00 Thursday 25th July 2019

There’s a reason the Premier League is widely regarded as the most competitive in the world. The depth of competition thanks to its nearly equal distribution of television revenue makes for very few minnows and more upsets than most…

Transfers
What will Belgian top-tier stars bring to Premier League squads?
17:01 Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Players who emerge from the Belgian First Division A are often quite expensive. Premier League clubs don’t mind paying. They cough out on the price-tag because such prospects could prove to be worth their weight in gold.…