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PL Predictions: Midtable Mediocrity

Tarutr Malhotra | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Sport
Tarutr Malhotra

You know what? I'm going to try to be an optimist. As avid readers of the Ignorant Fan's column can attest to, I was immensely confused by Boro's purchases this summer. However, I am going to believe in the club. I am going to believe that Karanka's fights with senior players in March have been forgiven and forgotten...

Buy or Burn: Why Spendaphobic Premier League Minnows Are Doomed This Season

Oli Gamp | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Sport
Oli Gamp

With inflated prices for top players at an all time high, and competition for those stars even higher, wealth is now the trickiest simplicity in the modern game. As September edges ever closer, it will be those without the aptitude to manoeuvre in this market who will perish against the financial might of the Premier League's elite.

FA Cup Fifth Round: A shock would be more shocking than ever

Matthew Smith | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

With plans possibly afoot to kill off FA Cup replays and play games midweek in order to increase English chances in Europe and in international tournaments, we should enjoy the cup in its current form. Although looking ahead, I'm not seeing too many possible shocks.

Once Again, This Footballer's Choice Not To Wear A Poppy Has Divided Opinion

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.11.2015 | UK

West Bromwich footballer James McLean has once again divided opinion after appearing on pitch without a poppy, unlike the rest of his team - but many ...

Five Premier League Teams in for a Tough Season

Joe Difford | Posted 10.07.2016 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

​It may be a little negative to discuss the relegation zone before the season has even started, but with all the talk about which sides will be challenging for the title next season, it only seems fair to have a look at the other end of the potential table.

Player Focus: Confident Berahino Firing West Brom Up The Table

Ben McAleer | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Against a Crystal Palace side that has conceded in each of their four league games away from Selhurst Park this season, Berahino is presented with the perfect opportunity to continue his goalscoring run this weekend. With morale high, one would be foolish to bet against the youngster adding to his six league goals when the Eagles travel to the Midlands.

What Frightened Gary Neville?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Sport

You may have seen ITV's team get their comeuppance for broadcasting pitchside, whereas Gary Neville was merely doing a pre-match interview ahead of We...

Five Players Who Will Be Instrumental in Helping to Keep Their Clubs in the Premier League This Season

Joe Cooper | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

the current five favourites to go down this season from the Premier League are Burnley, Crystal Palace, QPR, West Brom and Leicester... Every side has its heroes and come the end of the season fans of the Premier League's smaller clubs may just be singing the praises of the individual who almost single-handedly saved them from the drop.

Who Beat Who On The Premier League Opening Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Sport

Tottenham piled the pressure on West Ham manager Sam Allardyce with a late opening day Premier League win at Upton Park. Manchester United 1-2 Swan...

Premier League Fixtures 2014-15 Announced!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United's era under Louis van Gaal will begin at home against Swansea City on the opening day of the 2014-15 Premier League season. Champ...

'The FA Don't Care' - Astle's Widow Hits Out Over Sport's Concussion Row

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Sport

Jeff Astle's widow claims the Football Association "don't care" about examining footballers' head injuries. Astle, who is best remembered for scori...

The Damned Dozen: The Premier League Managers Who Lost Their Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Sport

"It's not a very secure industry to be in at this moment in time," West Ham manager Sam Allardyce said of football management on Sunday. Allardyce cou...

What Could Happen On The Premier League's Final Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

One of the most absorbing top-flight seasons will come to an end this Sunday afternoon on what should be an anti-climactic note. The destination of th...

Are West Brom About To Part With Their Traditional Stripes?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Sport

Wets Brom are set to become the latest club to part with tradition after it emerged they will ditch their traditional blue and white strips for their ...

Super Kev Calls It A Day At 40 (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Sport

Kevin Phillips has announced will retire from professional football after his final match on Saturday. The 40-year-old will make one last appearanc...

'Are All Priests Paedophiles And All Muslims Terrorists?' Anelka Defends 'Misunderstood' Quenelle Gesture

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Sport

Nicolas Anelka has defended his infamous quenelle gesture and claimed that if it makes him anti-Semitic then "all priests are paedophiles and all Musl...

'Certain Managers Can Hit The Right Nerve' - Van Persie Admits He Is 'More Sensitive' To Coaching

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has revealed he studies his coaches more carefully as he approaches the twilight of his career. Manchest...

Let's Stick Together: Moyes Sends Letter To United fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Sport

David Moyes has urged Manchester United supporters to stick together in a letter sent to season ticket holders. United are on course for their wors...

Sulks, Bust-Ups And The Quenelle: Anelka's Career Controversies

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Sport

Nicolas Anelka was handed a five-game ban and fined £80,000 on Thursday following an investigation into his quenelle goal celebration against West Ha...

The 'Quenelle' Salute Is Not Anti-Authority, It's Anti-Semitic

Steve Rose | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Politics
Steve Rose

If you believe Nicolas Anelka, his use of the 'quenelle' was a conscious and deliberate "up yours" to the French establishment in support of friend Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala. But, for many in this country, the 'quenelle' was almost unheard of, and many still argue that it is an apolitical rejection of the state and Zionism. However, it is a ghastly reminder of modern anti-Semitism.

Anelka Will Contest Quenelle Charge

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Nicolas Anelka has confirmed he will contest the Football Association's charge against the quenelle gesture he made. The West Brom striker could re...

David Baddiel Talks To Newsnight About Nicolas Anelka And The 'Quenelle'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

David Baddiel talked to Newsnight on Tuesday about the alleged anti-Semitic gesture the 'Quenelle' made by West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka in a recen...

'Don't Make A Big Deal About It' - Lukaku Says Anelka Shouldn't Be Banned

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Romelu Lukaku has said Nicolas Anelka should not be banned over the quenelle gesture he made at West Ham last month. The Football Association today...

Nicolas Anelka Charged By FA Over Quenelle Gesture

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

The Football Association has charged West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka following his "quenelle" gesture in the match against West Ham last month. If...

Zoopla To End West Brom Sponsorship Over Anelka Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Zoopla have announced they will not renew their £3 million deal with West Brom in light of Nicolas Anelka's "anti-Semitic" celebration. A Football...