Why a Luis Suarez Transfer Is Best For Arsenal and Liverpool
Why a Luis Suarez Transfer Is Best For Arsenal and Liverpool

“If Arsenal want the player, then they have to produce the value for the player,” Brendan Rodgers said. “There was an offer two weeks ago of £35m. Two weeks later it is now £40m and £1 – I don’t think it is anywhere near what he is worth. But it […]

Memorable Moments from the 2012-13 Premier League Season
Memorable Moments from the 2012-13 Premier League Season

Now that the Premier League season has come to a close, it’s time for a retrospective look at events from the 2012-13 season. In my opinion, it hasn’t been an exhilarating season by any means, with the title race a breeze for Manchester United. But this season is something else: […]

5 Changes Andre Villas-Boas Needs to Make at Tottenham Hotspur
5 Changes Andre Villas-Boas Needs to Make at Tottenham Hotspur

Despite prolonged negotations, Andre Villas-Boas is now the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur. Replacing Harry Redknapp, Villas-Boas has plenty of work ahead of him. Here are 5 things AVB needs to do: 1. Get the players onboard One thing, AVB should have learnt at Chelsea was the simplistic nature of […]

Is Arsene Wenger Changing His Ways After Signings Of Giroud and Podolski?
Is Arsene Wenger Changing His Ways After Signings Of Giroud and Podolski?

He’d been linked to Bayern Munich, the Champions League Finalists twice over the last three years, over the last few months. Instead he’s found himself at the Emirates. Last season’s Ligue 1 top goal scorer, with a Ligue 1 championship medal around his neck, Oliver Giroud has left the sunny […]

Robin Van Persie, Tribute to PFA’s Player of the Season
Robin Van Persie, Tribute to PFA’s Player of the Season

Well, its official: Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie has been named the PFA (Players’ Football Association) Player of the Season. The Dutchman received the award ahead of fellow stars Wayne Rooney, Scott Parker and the Manchester City trio of David Silva, Joe Hart and Sergio Aguero. The Gunners star is […]

Nominees for 2011-12 PFA Player of the Year Award; Evaluating Who Should Win
Nominees for 2011-12 PFA Player of the Year Award; Evaluating Who Should Win

Earlier this week, the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) announced the six players nominated for their Player of the Year award. There are some surprises and there are some no-brainers. But who deserves to wear the crown for the best player of the 2011-2012 season? Here are the six players, considering […]

5 Leading Candidates for the Chelsea Manager Job
5 Leading Candidates for the Chelsea Manager Job

Last week Jose Mourinho was in London house shopping. Days later Andre Villas-Boas gets the sack. Was it a planned coup? Is Mourinho returning to the club where he made his name? He apparently doesn’t like Spain, nor the Spanish media so is he going to leave Real Madrid at […]

Roberto Mancini Matters, Not the Millions of Manchester City
Roberto Mancini Matters, Not the Millions of Manchester City

They say you can buy a team of champions, but not a championship team. The consensus is that Manchester City, currently two points clear of their rivals Manchester United, is that if they do claim the Premier League, they would have “bought” it. That’s far from a fair comment. There’s […]

4 Managerial Candidates to Replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
4 Managerial Candidates to Replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

After a miserable week, Arsene Wenger’s future at the club has never looked more unsecure. The tide is turning for the once untouchable Wenger with the rallying of fans, critics and players going against Arsenal’s greatest manager. Fans have voiced their displeasure of the past few months; with a recent […]

Andre Villa-Boas Enters Crunch Period at Chelsea
Andre Villa-Boas Enters Crunch Period at Chelsea

Amid a torrid run of form, player backlash and the famed “backing” of a trigger happy owner, the following month could be make or break for Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas Every manager goes through it. A run of important fixtures that can ultimately decide a team’s season. It’s around this […]

4 Things Learned from Man City vs Spurs and Arsenal vs Man United
4 Things Learned from Man City vs Spurs and Arsenal vs Man United

Two nil down to City, most teams would have bitten the dust and collapse, but Spurs showed an undying belief to fight back. This isn’t the Spurs team of years ago; this is Redknapp’s team, full of hard running and energy. They were unlucky to lose to a spot kick […]

All-Star Premier League Team So Far This Season (2011-12)
All-Star Premier League Team So Far This Season (2011-12)

It’s been scintillating six months of English football. We’ve had blow outs (8-2, 5-3, and 6-1 between some big guns) and some stunning individual performances (numerous hat-tricks and goal line saves). With half a season to go, it’s time to decide who has made the Team of the Season so […]

Top 5 Premier League Transfers So Far This Season
Top 5 Premier League Transfers So Far This Season

No5.  Charlie Adam (Blackpool to Liverpool – £7 million) The midfielder who was so good that Sir Alex Ferguson said his corners alone cost £10 million. A stellar year at relegated Blackpool earned the Scotsman a move to the Merseyside for £7 million in what is turning out a bargain […]

4 Things We Learned from the Manchester Clubs in the Champions League
4 Things We Learned from the Manchester Clubs in the Champions League

1. Manchester City will benefit from this experience Regardless of the wealth spent on this team, this is City’s first outing in the Champions League. Only a handful of players in the squad have participated before in Europe’s elite competition. This season’s failure to make it past the group stage is […]

Four Things We Learned from Chelsea and Valencia
Four Things We Learned from Chelsea and Valencia

1. Drogba is still the man for Chelsea Andre Villas-Boas’ (AVB) arrival meant Chelsea were going for a new look this season – in players and style. Youth would be the key; the oldies would be slowly ousted out and AVB’s attacking style will be implemented. Torres was supposed to […]

My Picks for England’s Euro 2012 23-Man Squad
My Picks for England’s Euro 2012 23-Man Squad

With one more friendly match to play, Fabio Capello has to decide on whom to take on his 23 man squad to Euro 2012. And with several questions to answer, including whether to take the suspended Wayne Rooney or should John Terry still be captain amidst racism allegations, Capello has got a very difficult task […]

Arsene Wenger Has Finally Learned His Lesson
Arsene Wenger Has Finally Learned His Lesson

It seemed for so long that Arsene Wenger just didn’t seem to know what was wrong with his Arsenal team. For the past six seasons, it was clearly obvious to fans and viewers that Arsenal had no Plan B to their attacking game; They lacked experience, bite in midfield, a defensive rock at […]