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Premier League
Making sense of Wolves' Daniel Podence
09:00 Friday 28th February 2020

Wolves' brilliant recruitment is a major contributor to their success. Last month, the Premier League sophomores signed Daniel Podence from Olympiacos for £21 million on a four-and-a-half-year deal. He becomes the eighth…

Premier League
Can Wolves keep Raul Jimenez beyond this season?
09:01 Tuesday 4th February 2020

Raul Jimenez is in exceptional form. Contributing directly to 29 of Wolves' 57 goals in all competitions [Transfermarkt] this season says as much. Since his arrival at Molineux from Benfica in 2018, he has 37 goals and 17 assists.…

Premier League
Sympathy for Andreas Pereira
12:01 Monday 3rd February 2020

Manchester United fans question Paul Pogba’s commitment to the club. They abhor Anthony Martial’s work rate or the alleged lack thereof. Dedication and graft are two traits they demand from any player who pulls on the red strip…

Transfers
Why Chelsea should go all out for Edinson Cavani
08:00 Thursday 23rd January 2020

Frank Lampard has stopped short of conceding Chelsea's interest in Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan made known his desire to leave Paris Saint-German recently and has become the subject of transfer speculation. Atletico Madrid has been credited…

Premier League
The evolution of Adama Traore
09:01 Wednesday 1st January 2020

Before this season, Adama Traore had played in three different Premier League campaigns and scored a grand total of one goal. This term, despite being deployed as a right wing-back for much of it, the Spaniard has four goals…

Premier League
6 Top Premier League transfers for 2019
17:01 Tuesday 31st December 2019

Memories are important. They're how we pass down knowledge so that the next generation can be better than the last. Sir Isaac Newton said we stand on the shoulders of giants. With legacy in mind, we follow the ritual of cataloguing each…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Six games amazing
08:00 Thursday 26th December 2019

On the sixth day of football, UEFA gave to me Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! 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…

International
Can Hong Kong prosper at the East Asian Championship?
17:01 Friday 13th December 2019

News stations broadcast continued troubles in Hong Kong. Tempers flare over the prospect of the mainland government curtailing freedoms the island enjoyed for so long under British rule. The political struggle drains vibrancy from a city which…

Reviews
Book Review: On This Day
19:01 Tuesday 3rd December 2019

To comprehensively bind a football club's entire history within a single book can be overwhelming not just for the writer but the reader as well. Even the most fanatical supporters of Britain’s oldest clubs may balk when presented…

Premier League
Are Pep Guardiola and Manchester City in self-destruction mode?
08:01 Monday 2nd December 2019

A costly 2-2 draw at Newcastle leaves Manchester City 11 points behind Liverpool in the Premier League title race. Ruthless, Jurgen Klopp’s men only dropped points once this season, to Manchester United. In 14 games, they've won 13…

Netherlands
Is Crysencio Summerville Feyenoord's next top prospect?
19:00 Wednesday 27th November 2019

It’s safe to say Feyenoord’s academy had produced some good players. Robin van Persie, Giovanni van Bronkhurst, Stefan de Vrij and Georginio Winjaldum are just a few names which graduated from its hallowed fields. The academy…

Premier League
Can Wolves qualify for Europe again?
17:01 Thursday 14th November 2019

When Wolves returned to the Premier League in 2018, after a six-year absence, fans believed things would be different. Their side would avoid another relegation dogfight. During the Mick McCarthy years, a scrap at the wrong end of…

Premier League
Who are the most durable Premier Leaguers?
09:01 Friday 18th October 2019

Forget racism and limited playing time, the scariest part of playing topflight football is injury. We’ve seen immensely talented players retire in their twenties due to incessant knocks. A sensational player like Marco van Basten comes…

Spl
Has the Well hit the motherlode with Seedorf?
12:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

Sometimes the apple falls far from the tree. When Motherwell acquired a Surinamese/Dutch winger by the name of Seedorf more than a few eyebrows rose. But this wasn’t former AC Milan legend Clarence emerging from retirement to grace…

Premier League
Are Wolverhampton Wanderers set for a sophomore slump?
08:01 Sunday 11th August 2019

What Wolverhampton Wanderers achieved in their 141st season as a professional club was rather remarkable. Led by the master tactician Nuno Espirito Santo, an impressive seventh-placed Premier League finish in their first top-flight season in…