Sunderland are a gamble for Coleman but the long shots pay off the biggest

There was a lot of head scratching when the news broke that Chris Coleman had resigned as Wales manager to take the hot seat at struggling Sunderland. Sunderland are going nowhere fast and breaking all the wrong records. Their 2-2… Continue Reading →

If David Moyes is a laughing stock, what does that make West Ham?

After just two wins all season, West Ham have *finally* sacked Slaven Bilic. Firing him in the summer might have made more sense, after he masterminded just one win in eleven games between February and May, but this is West… Continue Reading →

Jürgen Klopp was wrong to make an example of one of his players

Following his side’s 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur, Jürgen Klopp has some important rebuilding to do at Liverpool. Top of the agenda will be to restore the confidence of centre back Dejan Lovren who he humiliated by substituting in the… Continue Reading →

It’s the players, not Frank de Boer, to blame at Crystal Palace

After three games and three defeats, there are early calls for Crystal Palace to dismiss manager Frank de Boer. All eyes on are Palace’s trip to Burnley. Anything less than a win could spell real trouble for the Eagles with… Continue Reading →

This is a tough but dream draw for Tottenham

Whilst Spurs face one of the toughest draws coming up against Real Madrid, Dortmund and APOEL in Group H, this must be the draw some fans have been waiting for. Pochettino’s first European match in charge of Tottenham came away… Continue Reading →

VAR has got a long way to go but it’s a huge step in the right direction.

A big change is happening in football but not everyone is in favour. There has been a lot of sneering at Video Assistant Referees (VAR) since it was trialled during this year’s Confederation Cup, ahead of the World Cup next… Continue Reading →

Jordan Pickford is a great signing for Everton

In the awkward few weeks after the league season has ended and before any summer tournaments have begun, fans are left with new signings to pretend to be outraged about. There is a new unspoken rule that all players must… Continue Reading →

Does he play outside of the Premier League? Never heard of him mate

Ray Wilkins was on Sky Sports this week speaking about Manchester United’s new signing, Benfica defender Victor Lindelöf. Instead of talking up an exciting new prospect, signed by his former club, he chose to highlight how English players like Michael Keane… Continue Reading →

Why are keepers so undervalued?

When Ademola Lookman put the ball through Claudio Bravo legs to round off a 4-0 win for his new club Everton, Pep Guardiola knew he had a serious problem in his defence. Lookman’s strike was the 14th goal Bravo had… Continue Reading →

Mauricio Pochettino needs to win a trophy to be truly successful at Tottenham

Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle United were once known as the ‘The Entertainers’ with their exciting brand of football that made them the best team to watch in the country. Newcastle United’s 1995-1996 team are often considered the greatest team never to… Continue Reading →

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