Player Focus: Dependable Ivanovic Key to Chelsea's Blistering Start

Player Focus: Dependable Ivanovic Key to Chelsea's Blistering Start

13.09.2014
When Filipe Luis signed for Chelsea over the summer, some felt it was time for Branislav Ivanovic to revert to centre-back, with César...
The Champions League Stars

The Champions League Stars

12.09.2014
The first international break of the season is always the hardest to take - we've just had our first taster of club football only to be...
A Year to Remember for Christoph Kramer

A Year to Remember for Christoph Kramer

12.09.2014
It is rare for a player to establish himself quite so firmly at Kramer's age. He enjoyed debut campaign in the big time at the age of 22...
Are Everton All Hype and No Substance?

Are Everton All Hype and No Substance?

12.09.2014
The talk at the start of the season was that Everton had done the best summer business they possibly could have done - possibly the smartest...
Predicting How England's Euro 2016 Campaign Will (Probably) Unfold

Predicting How England's Euro 2016 Campaign Will (Probably) Unfold

11.09.2014
England go off to the Euros and rather than the media being overly optimistic or pessimistic they choose a new tack of just focusing on...
Manchester United Must Not Let 'Fantasy Football' Tactics Kill the Heart and Soul of the Club

Manchester United Must Not Let 'Fantasy Football' Tactics Kill the Heart and Soul of the Club

11.09.2014
Manchester United fans' initial displeasure at an apparent lack of transfer activity over the summer to fix a clearly broken squad was...
Rainbow Laces - A Campaign Every Football Fan Can Get Behind

Rainbow Laces - A Campaign Every Football Fan Can Get Behind

10.09.2014
Players are lacing up their boots with rainbow-coloured laces as part of an anti-homophobia in football campaign. Will this end the homophobia...
This Blog Is Not About Sport

This Blog Is Not About Sport

10.09.2014
No, it's about protest, torture and death. Sport is just the backdrop. Starting with ... the Brazil Olympics in 2016 (yes, you're probably...
England Boss Needs Charm Offensive

England Boss Needs Charm Offensive

9.09.2014
Roy Hodgson seems to have forgotten the basics this week. Attacking the newspapers when they are looking for the headline - however outrageous...
Welbeck is a Go-Go

Welbeck is a Go-Go

8.09.2014
Welbeck will get goals for Arsenal and it won't take him very long to find his shooting boots. £16 million what a bargain! Exciting times...

Why Nationalism Cannot Prevail

7.09.2014
When we separate ourselves, by nation, by religion, by football team even (yes I know that one will stir a few emotions) we are being divisive....
Player Focus: Gylfi Sigurdsson Rejuvenated in Familiar Swansea Surroundings

Player Focus: Gylfi Sigurdsson Rejuvenated in Familiar Swansea Surroundings

5.09.2014
Tottenham's spending spree last summer had a number of players fearing for their future at White Hart Lane... One player somewhat forgotten...
League Focus: Premier League Team of the Month - August

League Focus: Premier League Team of the Month - August

5.09.2014
The first 'month' of the Premier League season is over and it's fair to say there have already been a number of surprises. The least shocking...

Setting the Record Straight on Paul Gascoigne

4.09.2014
When I think about Paul Gascoigne I think about his sheer resilience. His determination to provide for those he loved something that has...