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Joey Barton deserves every minute of his ban

After making over 1,000 bets over a 10-year period, including matches he was playing in, Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has been handed an 18-month ban for gambling offences. Whilst Barton has urged for his integrity not be questioned, what he… Continue Reading →

Newcastle United will be a major force in the Premier League next season

After a long Championship season, Newcastle were one more game away from the big time. On a tense night at St James’ Park, nerves were eased just after the hour after Preston’s Paul Gallagher handled on the line, gifting Newcastle… Continue Reading →

It’s hard to think of a worse managerial reign than Zola at Birmingham

After his Birmingham City side fell to their 13th defeat in 24 games, Gianfranco Zola had no option. With his side 20th in the table, he resigned following a home defeat to Burton Albion. Harry Redknapp will now take charge… Continue Reading →

Manchester United need a massive overhaul of their squad

On 9th August last summer, Manchester United flexed their financial muscle to bring Paul Pogba back to the club for an eye watering sum of £89m. Manchester United had their intentions clear; they wanted to claw their way back to… Continue Reading →

Got a spare £190m? Southampton are one of the best run clubs in the Premier League

Southampton are set to be the next Premier League club bought by foreign investors with a rumoured £180 million takeover imminent. Katharina Liebherr, the Southampton’s owner, is close to selling the club to Lander Sports Development,  a Chinese property development… Continue Reading →

With all their investment, Manchester City have massively underachieved

It’s nearly been a decade since Sheikh Mansour and the Abu Dhabi United Group made waves in the Premier League by purchasing Manchester City, propelling them to new heights. Manchester City’s new owners rocked English football, changing the transfer market as… Continue Reading →

Five ways to improve the FA Cup

1. Guarantee David v Goliath in the 3rd Rd To spice up the early rounds, every Premier League team must play away from home in the 3rd Rd to a lower league team. Keep the PL teams apart, then we… Continue Reading →

The FA have acted irresponsibly. Berahino should be banned until the end of the season.

In a month which saw Paul Pogba and Jessie Lingard criticised for a having fun in a social media post and Raheem Sterling spotting doing something crazy like eating in Greggs or having a dirty car, it’s odd to think… Continue Reading →

Wayne Rooney is a true United and England Legend

Wayne Rooney’s stunning equaliser against Stoke City, makes him Manchester United’s all-time record scorer with 250 goals. Rooney’s true ability has come in his longevity; to start so young and stay at the top for so long. Twelve and a… Continue Reading →

FIFA are right to expand the World Cup

After the expansion of the 2016 European Championships, the World Cup is now set for a revamp. The FIFA Council has unanimously decided on a 48-team World Cup from 2026. 48 teams would see 16 groups of three teams with… Continue Reading →

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