Power Shift in Manchester For City, Or a Minor Blip for Manchester United?
Power Shift in Manchester For City, Or a Minor Blip for Manchester United?

“You don’t win anything with kids” was Alan Hansen’s infamous assertion about Man United’s class of ’95. He was talking about the likes of David Beckham, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes. Winning the FA Youth Cup in 1992, they came of age in the 1995/1996 season to overhaul […]

Tottenham Battles Arsenal: Who Will Be The Pride of North London?
Tottenham Battles Arsenal: Who Will Be The Pride of North London?

As the footballing world gears up for the first north London derby of the season, the gap between Arsenal and Tottenham seems to be in-between ‘getting shorter’ to ‘non-existent’. Indeed, some fans would argue that Tottenham are now Arsenal’s equal but every football fan knows, write off Monsieur Wenger’s Arsenal […]

Who Will Be Man United’s Goalkeeper When Edwin Van der Sar Retires?
Who Will Be Man United’s Goalkeeper When Edwin Van der Sar Retires?

First, let me start by commending Edwin Van der Sar on a long and illustrious career. Coming through the ranks at Ajax, he won countless number of trophies including the Champions League during the very successful 1990s Louis van Gaal years. Moving to Juventus he won the UEFA Intertoto Cup […]

From Milan to Blackpool: The Two Different Sides of Tottenham Hotspur
From Milan to Blackpool: The Two Different Sides of Tottenham Hotspur

The euphoria of Tottenham’s midweek win against AC Milan last week was shared across the United Kingdom as Tottenham became only the third English team to beat AC at the San Siro. The Tottenham performance was the archetypal European away-leg performance. Neat and compact and with every player doing their […]

Have West Ham United Turned the Corner Thanks to Demba Ba?
Have West Ham United Turned the Corner Thanks to Demba Ba?

The convincing 5-1 win in the FA cup against Championship side Burnley Monday confirmed that West Ham might be turning a corner. A good thing too, as they would look an expensive joke in the Championship with a half full Olympic Stadium after 2012. West Ham’s season so far has […]

David Luiz Makes Full Debut for Chelsea: A Star Is Born
David Luiz Makes Full Debut for Chelsea: A Star Is Born

As the final whistle blew to signal the end of a thrilling match between Fulham and Chelsea, the Premier League had just welcomed its newest star, David Luiz. The impressive Brazilian on just his first start for Chelsea was, in all sense of the word, everywhere. Partnering John Terry in […]

Sunderland 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Match Report
Sunderland 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Match Report

In what was an important game for both teams, it was Tottenham that huffed and puffed and finally showed their class to overcome a dogged Sunderland side at the Stadium of Light Saturday. In a week where Tottenham were beaten to the Olympic Stadium by rival bidders West Ham, this […]