Can the Signing of Paul Pogba Usher in a New Period of Dominance for Manchester United?

Can the Signing of Paul Pogba Usher in a New Period of Dominance for Manchester United?

James Knuckey  3.08.2016
A side can take time to gel, but with United fans now having waited so long since Fergie's retirement to challenge for the title, I don't...
Big Sam and the Science of Football

Big Sam and the Science of Football

Jamie Beck  2.08.2016
As an academic, we are supposed to acknowledge our biases. Therefore, I should confess to being a Bolton Wanderers supporter of many years...
Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough Can Flourish in the Top Flight

Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough Can Flourish in the Top Flight

Oli Gamp  30.07.2016
The Spaniard cut his mustard in the best possible manner - sitting in a comfy chair next to his soon-to-be adversary Jose Mourinho in the...
Fifty Years Winning The World Cup - Can You Rate England's Proudest Sporting Moments?

Fifty Years Winning The World Cup - Can You Rate England's Proudest Sporting Moments?

Sarah Ann Harris  29.07.2016
Saturday marks half a century since England’s proudest football moment: winning the 1966 World Cup. Skipper Bobby Moore lifted the...
Claudio Ranieri Faces Fresh Challenge as Italian Tries to Hold Leicester City's Champions Together

Claudio Ranieri Faces Fresh Challenge as Italian Tries to Hold Leicester City's Champions Together

Matt Gault  29.07.2016
The Premier League was the first top-flight title Ranieri has lifted, so the forthcoming season is as alien to him as it is to the Leicester...
Why It's Wrong to Label Manchester City as Early Premier League Title Favourites

Why It's Wrong to Label Manchester City as Early Premier League Title Favourites

Jamie Spencer  28.07.2016
It's perhaps worth noting that Guardiola inherited incredible groups of players of players at both Barcelona and Bayern Munich, tasked...
Pre-Season Ponderings: Manchester United to Sunderland

Pre-Season Ponderings: Manchester United to Sunderland

Tarutr Malhotra  24.07.2016
I'm quite impressed with Mourinho's PR this summer. His arrival was greeted with questions about whether his inevitable sh*thousery would...
Pre-Season Ponderings: Everton to Manchester City

Pre-Season Ponderings: Everton to Manchester City

Tarutr Malhotra  23.07.2016
I'm a little confused about Leicester. On the one hand, Musa, Mendy and Zieler are nothing more than decent Europa League signings. Normally,...
The Importance of Paul Pogba

The Importance of Paul Pogba

Tarutr Malhotra  21.07.2016
If Mourinho can rectify what was Ferguson's greatest mistake at Manchester United, he can save the season before it starts. The pill of...
How Jose Mourinho Is Already Making the Doubters Change Their Minds

How Jose Mourinho Is Already Making the Doubters Change Their Minds

Jamie Spencer  21.07.2016
​'No, not him, anyone but him.' Was this you when Jose Mourinho was finally confirmed as Manchester United manager in May? Because it...
A Look at FC Barcelona's Fixtures for the 2016-17 Season

A Look at FC Barcelona's Fixtures for the 2016-17 Season

David Leigh  19.07.2016
FC Barcelona's domestic fixture list was revealed on Friday when the draw for the 2016/17 Spanish League took place in Madrid.
Leicester Fans Deserve Better Than N'Golo Kanté

Leicester Fans Deserve Better Than N'Golo Kanté

Chris Whiting  18.07.2016
N'Golo Kanté, thank you for the memories, but good riddance - this squad cannot carry any avaricious snakes. You would have gone down...
Three Eredivisie Top Scorers Vincent Janssen Will Hope to Emulate in the Premier League... And Three He Won't

Three Eredivisie Top Scorers Vincent Janssen Will Hope to Emulate in the Premier League... And Three He Won't

Jamie Spencer  13.07.2016
Vincent Janssen is the latest in a long line of Eredivisie top scorers to make the move to the Premier League. After 27 goals for AZ Alkmaar...
We're Remembering Gazza As A Brilliant Footballer, Not By The Pictures In The Sun

We're Remembering Gazza As A Brilliant Footballer, Not By The Pictures In The Sun

Lucy Sherriff  12.07.2016
Legendary footballer Paul Gascoigne was recently pictured in The Sun exposing himself on the street as he got out of a taxi. But...