The Times Tried To Explain Grime Artist Stormzy's Lyrics To Their Readers And It Was Hilarious

The Times Tried To Explain Grime Artist Stormzy's Lyrics To Their Readers And It Was Hilarious

Ryan Barrell  10.08.2016
One of the key skills of a journalist is to explain concepts to people who might not normally be exposed to certain aspects of a story. The...
The Last Piece of Jose's Jigsaw: How Paul Pogba Will Fit in at Man Utd After His World Record Return

The Last Piece of Jose's Jigsaw: How Paul Pogba Will Fit in at Man Utd After His World Record Return

Jamie Spencer  10.08.2016
Pogba will form part of a central midfield pair in a 4-2-3-1 formation. He will provide the legs and the energy alongside a sitter, possibly...
The Unmistakeable Genius of Pep Guardiola

The Unmistakeable Genius of Pep Guardiola

Tarutr Malhotra  5.08.2016
Originally published on Sixth Feb Pep Guardiola is truly the genius the Premier League has been missing. But we've known that for a while,...
​19 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Football at the Olympic Games

​19 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Football at the Olympic Games

Jamie Spencer  4.08.2016
Football has been a core part of the Olympics for over a century, but it's far from the most prominent of competitions on the global football...
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...