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How Norwich Have Turned Their Fortunes Around

How Norwich Have Turned Their Fortunes Around

A few months ago, I wrote about the appointment of Neil Adams as Norwich City manager and how the former winger, radio pundit and youth team coach would be a success in the Carrow Road hot seat. When Adams was named as Chris Hughton’s replacement, he had just five games to save Norwich from the drop and four of these ... Read More »

Why The European Championship Could Soon Lose Its Lustre

Why The European Championship Could Soon Lose Its Lustre

So the European Qualifying campaign is now underway and England got off to a perfect start by winning away against the biggest perceived threat in their group. It should go down as a hugely significant result and one which makes England’s prospects of reaching the finals in France better than their opponents Switzerland. However, due to the new qualifying format ... Read More »

The Winners And Losers Of The Transfer Window (Premier League)

The Winners And Losers Of The Transfer Window (Premier League)

After a record breaking summer of transfer activity in the Premier League, it’s fair to say that some teams emerged from the window having done better business than others. Here’s a few of my thoughts on who I felt spent the wisest, who managed to improve their squad the most and who had the best transfer window in general. For ... Read More »

Why Leeds Are Heading Nowhere Under Cellino

Why Leeds Are Heading Nowhere Under Cellino

The recent sacking of David Hockaday at Leeds United will not have come as much of a surprise to anyone but his dismissal by the notoriously ruthless owner Massimo Cellino leaves the proud Yorkshire club in yet another state of disarray and brings the suitability of the Italian businessman for the job into serious doubt. It has been well-documented that ... Read More »

How The Transfer Market Is Controlled And Inflated By The Big Spenders

How The Transfer Market Is Controlled And Inflated By The Big Spenders

With the World Cup now behind us, the new domestic season is just around the corner and the activity in the transfer market is also beginning to gather pace. Whilst it’s a very exciting time of the year to be a football fan as the rumours and speculation surrounding potential deals being struck for your club begin to rapidly circulate, ... Read More »

World Cup 2014: Team Of The Tournament

World Cup 2014: Team Of The Tournament

After an extraordinary month of football in Brazil which has seen Germany win their fourth World Cup, there have also been many individual players who took the tournament by storm. However, FIFA’s choice for the overall Player Of The Tournament has proven to be controversial. Lionel Messi was given the award despite not producing many heroics beyond the group stages. ... Read More »

Why Liverpool Had No Option But To Sell Suarez

Why Liverpool Had No Option But To Sell Suarez

Has there ever been a footballer who has divided opinion or caused as much controversy in recent history as Luis Suarez? Despite being one of the best and most skilful players to grace the Premier League, all but his most loyal and passionate fans are relieved to see him move on. For every sublime trick and stunning goal he produced ... Read More »

World Cup: Semi-Final Preview

World Cup: Semi-Final Preview

After three and half weeks and 159 goals scored, only four teams remain at the World Cup and are just one win away from Sunday’s final at the Maracana. However, despite being so close to glory, none of the four semi-finalists have sailed through the knockout stages as all four have needed extra time in either the second round or ... Read More »

Why Brazil Might Yet Win The World Cup

Why Brazil Might Yet Win The World Cup

If this thrilling World Cup has shown anything so far, it’s that it is the most open tournament we’ve seen in a long time. Normally, the main contenders for the crown take time to grow into the competition and it’s at about this stage that they step up and show their credentials. However, having watched every minute of every single ... Read More »

Where England Went Wrong…

Where England Went Wrong…

Everyone was under no illusions as to how tough it was going to be for England to progress through a difficult group which was viewed as the “group of death” due to the presence of three former winners (holding seven World Cups between them). However, an early elimination with just one point and two goals scored from three games surely ... Read More »