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Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-Town XI
17:01 Thursday 26th September 2019

It's Thursday which often means Europa League. There's a bit of confusion in this year's tournament with Wolfsburg of the Bundesliga and Wolfsberg of the Austrian Bundesliga both featuring. That's nothing compared to English…

Premier League
Can Eddie Howe turn in his best Bournemouth campaign?
08:00 Thursday 26th September 2019

Friday night’s victory over Southampton in the South Coast derby put Bournemouth in the top six of the Premier League table. The Cherries have (yet again) made a statement that they aren’t a relegation-threatened club anymore. Well,…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-United XI
17:01 Wednesday 25th September 2019

If you've travelled much, you might have noticed that places in different parts of the world share the same name. This has a great deal to do with the limited imaginations of famous English-speaking explorers. There's a Paris, Texas…

International
Why Nigeria’s pursuit of Tammy Abraham is stupid
12:00 Wednesday 25th September 2019

Success, as they say, has many friends. Tammy Abraham and his father can consider themselves blessed to truly experience what that means. What’s bizarre is how the tall forward is now being used to score cheap political points in…

Premier League
Is Caglar Soyuncu proving more than Harry Maguire's replacement?
09:01 Wednesday 25th September 2019

Leicester City bringing in Caglar Soyuncu was a clear contingency project in anticipation of Harry Maguire's exit. The Englishman's eventual departure last summer created a huge vacuum. After six matches, Soyuncu is showing…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer call time on Lingard's Manchester United career?
08:02 Wednesday 25th September 2019

You see it in youth leagues around the world, no matter the sport. The coach’s son plays. His talent level doesn’t enter the conversation. It isn’t limited to youth leagues either. Sir Alex Ferguson kept son Darren in his…

Premier League
Is it finally Liverpool's year?
19:01 Tuesday 24th September 2019

'This is their year' is a longstanding jibe often used to poke fun at Liverpool fans. Although Virgil van Dijk finished as runner-up at last night's FIFA's 'Best' awards ceremony, the Red half of Merseyside is loving…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-City XI
17:00 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman notoriously named all five sons and one daughter after himself. As a footballing nation, England is not quite that bad. The fact remains you'll find a ridiculous number of Cities, Towns, Uniteds,…

Non League
Notts County Not Adjusting to Non-League football
12:00 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Ranking among football's founding clubs is a big enough responsibility without any added pressure. Notts County bears that labour of love every single day. Not exclusively on match days when the fans let them know, but every millisecond.…

Premier League
Talented Diogo Dalot has Manchester United decision to make
19:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

Manchester United Football Club finds themselves in no man's land. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his side are winless in away games since that unforgettable night in Paris. Their horrendous form on the road continued with a humbling defeat…

Premier League
Wan-Bissaka's game lacks dimension
08:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

In the 2019/20 Premier League season’s early doors, Manchester United fans went a bit overboard in their appreciation for new right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. It cannot be argued that the 21-year-old’s defending stood out. His positioning…

Premier League
Has Tammy Abraham shut the Chelsea door on Olivier Giroud?
15:00 Sunday 22nd September 2019

We're only five games in. Writing in stone takes a little longer. Still, Chelsea's striking option appears sorted. Seven goals make Tammy Abraham Frank Lampard's first choice to lead the line. He started in the 1-0…

Championship
Will striker woes cost Bristol City this season?
12:01 Saturday 21st September 2019

Bristol City are a work in progress under manager Lee Johnson. The Robins have made a steady rise each year, culminating in narrowly missing out on the play-offs last term. Now City is at a point where a top-six finish…

Premier League
Evergreen Ashley Barnes set for his best season yet?
09:01 Saturday 21st September 2019

Burnley Football Club's start to the season has been average. After a lightning-quick start at home to Southampton, a game in which The Clarets won 3-0, things have been downhill since. However, there has been one constant; Ashley Barnes…

Fa Cup
Where are the FA Cup 2nd Qualifying round upsets?
12:00 Friday 20th September 2019

The campaign is now well and truly underway. We've had the early-season mad rush followed by the international break. Now things are finally settling down into a rhythm with the FA Cup also in full flow. Ahead of the latest qualifying…