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Derby County have learned from last season’s mistakes, and are ready to play the big boys

Derby County have learned from last season’s mistakes, and are ready to play the big boys

Chris Martin’s late penalty earned Derby County a vital point against fellow promotion-chasing and unbeaten Brighton and Hove Albion this weekend. But can boss Paul Clement build on a promising start to the season after the Christmas period? Five wins out of the last six at the iPro, one defeat in 15 games and currently holding the best defensive record ... Read More »

How do you solve a problem like Daniel?

How do you solve a problem like Daniel?

Poor old Daniel Sturridge. The football world groaned once more as the news broke last night that the Liverpool striker would once again sit on the sidelines for the next few weeks. While it’s been confirmed that the injury is not as serious as first feared, the news is the latest of a series for Sturridge who’s only played 6 ... Read More »

Chelsea Misery .. is a Mystery!

Chelsea Misery .. is a Mystery!

It is ambiguous what is happening this season to titleholders Chelsea F.C. The Premier League champions are struggling to put their feet on the ground. The team is ranked 14th in the league table 17 points behind league leaders Leicester City. Last season at this stage, ‘The Blues’ were on top of the table three points ahead of runners up ... Read More »

Spurs looking like a top four team

Spurs looking like a top four team

It has been an odd season in the Premier League. One quick look at the table after 14 games will prove that. Leicester City, a team that was promoted last season, are now joint top with Manchester City. Last year’s champions Chelsea are struggling in 14th a whole four points below newly promoted Watford. It appears that chaos is ruling ... Read More »

Can Ranieri lead Leicester to the impossible?

Can Ranieri lead Leicester to the impossible?

What a start to the season for the Foxes. After 13 games, Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City sit pretty at the top of the table, one point ahead of favourites Manchester City and 14 points ahead of current holders Chelsea. The emergence of Jamie Vardy has certainly been the highlight of City’s season so far, as he looks to beat Ruud van Nistelrooy’s ... Read More »

La Marseillaise to be played before each Premier League game as a controversial act of solidarity.

La Marseillaise to be played before each Premier League game as a controversial act of solidarity.

The French national anthem, La Marseillaise, will be played before all of this weekend’s Premier League games as an act of solidarity and remembrance after the Paris attacks last weekend, where 129 people lost their lives. But there are question marks over whether this act of remembrance is necessary, and forgive the impertinence, but no such tribute was paid after Russian ... Read More »

Adriano: The Collapse Of The Emperor

Adriano: The Collapse Of The Emperor

Once revered as one of Europe’s top strikers, Adriano’s tremendous fall from grace has since set the tone for his career, and the man once known as ‘L’imperatore’ has now become the quintessential ”what if?” player. Once described by a Brazilian football agent as having ”above all the desire to win, to be a professional”, after his father’s death in late 2004, ... Read More »

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Times?

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Times?

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Time?   The debate rages on: who is the best footballer the world has ever seen? The main candidates are some names too, Pele, Maradona, Zidane, Alfredo Di Stefano and Johan Cruyff being the ‘legends’ and the more modern-day players such as Messi and Ronaldo.   I am personally convinced that although ... Read More »

How to pick a perfect Premier League Fantasy Football Team

How to pick a perfect Premier League Fantasy Football Team

With pre-season now in full flow, it’s time for football fans to put their managerial caps on and start assembling their fantasy squads for the new season. So to make sure you get a head start on your mates, here are a few tips to finish top of the table come May 15. 1.Pick an attacking formation. One of the ... Read More »

What next for Arsenal?

What next for Arsenal?

So, it really did happen. Arsenal’s supposed dream Champions League last 16 draw turned into a nightmare with a horror show against Monaco to leave their European hopes all but over for another year. But where do the Gunners go from here? With five teams realistically in with a chance of nicking the final two Champions League spots in the ... Read More »