Michael Rice

STORIES BY Michael Rice

Leagues: EPL

/ 97 days ago

Julian Álvarez can play a key role at Man City despite Haaland

Julian Álvarez arrived at Manchester City before a certain Norwegian striker. Yet, all the Citizens, and the rest of the Premier League, gave the acclaim to Erling Haaland. This is by no means a slight on Álvarez. Rather, Haaland provides major news worldwide. Manchester City spent a fee around $17 million to River Plate in […]

Blackburn Rovers

/ 113 days ago

Ben Brereton Díaz rumors signal ambitious signings from Nice

There has been lively activity in the French Ligue 1 side OGC Nice, with Ben Brereton Díaz among the possible names to join the club. The change this summer is both good and bad. Manager Christophe Galtier departed after guiding the club to the Europa Conference League qualifiers. In his stead, Lucien Favre takes over […]


/ 121 days ago

Everton succumb to injuries and lack of talent early on in season

Everton played to a 1-0 defeat to Premier League elites Chelsea in the opening matchday as injuries already mount on. Despite the loss and damages sustained, the season could have started on a worse note. With no recognizable striker and injuries across the board, Everton succumbed to Jorginho's stoppage time penalty in the first half. […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 123 days ago

Southampton has early red flags in this Premier League campaign

After just one game, Southampton has the same concerns in this Premier League season. To be fair, it is one game, and the Saints faced a Tottenham side that finished third a season ago. This summer, Southampton acquired a number of replacements. Many of those newcomers started against Tottenham in the eventual 4-1 loss. Debutantes […]
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/ 128 days ago

Vincent Kompany brings a fresh change to the tactics at Burnley

After suffering relegation a season ago, Vincent Kompany arrives at Turf Moor to take Burnley back to the Premier League. However, as is so often the case, that race to the top flight for the 24 teams in the Championship is the most brutal challenge in the English pyramid. The reward is the most prosperous […]