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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 →

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 →

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