West Ham and Crystal Palace

West Ham and Crystal Palace – The Premier League Strugglers

The international break is a good chance for Premier League clubs to stop and reflect after the first 3 matches of the new season. 3 teams are still pointless: Bournemouth, West Ham and Crystal Palace. Eddie Howe’s side were unlucky against West Brom and Manchester City, and are sure to pick up points soon. The same cannot be said, however, for West Ham and Crystal Palace. So, what’s going wrong? Formation The best teams find their best formation and stick

Premier League Round 3

Premier League Round 3 – Heroes of the Weekend

Who were the heroes of Premier League Round 3? Hero – Mohamed Salah Every Liverpool player except Loris Karius was a hero in their 4-0 thrashing of Arsenal but Salah was the pick of the lot. The Egyptian forward finished with 1 breakaway goal and 1 beautiful assist but he should have got more. Arsenal’s defence just couldn’t handle his pace and movement and they won’t be the only strugglers this season. The Salah-Firmino-Mané strikeforce looks deadly, even without Philippe


Champions League Draw 2017-18 – Britain’s Winners & Losers

Good Champions League Draw for… Manchester United On paper, it looks like a very nice Champions League return for José Mourinho’s side. Portuguese champions Benfica will be their toughest opponents but they lost Ederson, Nélson Semedo and Victor Lindelöf this summer. United’s group is not without its dangers, however. They suffered a shock defeat to Swiss club Basel back in 2011 and a trip to CSKA Moscow is never easy. Liverpool Jürgen Klopp described Liverpool’s Champions League draw as ‘more

Huddersfield and West Brom

Huddersfield and West Brom – 2 Wins Out of 2

With 2 games played, it’s of course far too early in the new Premier League season to get carried away. However, right now Huddersfield and West Brom sit 2nd and 3rd in the table, only behind leaders Manchester United on goal difference. Here’s a look at some of the factors behind each club’s success. The Fixture List Before the praise begins, it’s worth noting that the Premier League fixture list has been kind to both Huddersfield and West Brom. The

Premier League Round 2

Premier League Round 2 – Heroes of the Weekend

Fewer goals were scored in Premier League Round 2 but there was just as much excitement for the fans. Here’s a look at some of the top performers of the weekend. Hero – Marcos Alonso With Eden Hazard missing and Álvaro Morata still finding his shooting boots, Chelsea needed a different goalscorer against Tottenham at Wembley. Step forward Alonso, their attacking left wing-back. The Spaniard scored a beautiful free-kick in the first-half and then stayed calm to grab the winner


Virgil van Dijk – Which Premier League Club Will He Join?

Since his £13million move from Celtic in 2015, Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk has established himself as one of the best defenders in the Premiership. The Dutch centre-back has it all; he’s tall, strong, quick and good in possession. He has 17 cleansheets from 55 matches and he can score goals too. Judging by the first weekend of the new Premier League season, there are several top clubs that could use a defender like van Dijk. With 2 more weeks until

Premier League Round 1

Premier League Round 1 – Heroes of the Weekend

With 31 goals in 10 matches, the 2017-18 Premiership season got off to a brilliant start this weekend. There were upsets, red cards, thrashings and fightbacks – what more could you ask for? Here are 4 heroes and a villain from Premier League Round 1. Hero – Steve Mounié Huddersfield Town are determined to prove their doubters wrong this season. Aaron Mooy was brilliant in midfield against Crystal Palace but it was record signing Mounié (pictured) who stole the headlines.

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Friday Night Football – Arsenal vs Leicester City

The Premier League is back! The 2017-18 season starts with a thrilling slice of Friday Night Football, as Arsenal take on Leicester City at the Emirates. Form Arsenal don’t have a good record of starting the season well. The Gunners have won only 1 of their last 7 first Premier League fixtures. However, Arsène Wenger’s side will be on a high after beating Chelsea on penalties to clinch the Community Shield. Leicester haven’t had the most promising preseason. They drew

Manchester United centre-backs

Manchester United Centre-Backs – Who Should Mourinho Pick?

With six options to choose from, who should the Manchester United centre-backs be? Eric Bailly Bailly is a classic Mourinho defender – tall, strong, quick and aggressive. The Ivorian is perfect for English football and had a brilliant first season at Old Trafford. In his 25 Premier League appearances, Manchester United kept 12 cleansheets. The only question mark about Bailly is whether he’s too aggressive. He likes a rash tackle and missed the UEFA Super Cup Final after his red


European Transfers Summer 2017 – The Biggest Signings So Far

A look at the biggest European transfers so far this summer. Spain Barcelona and Real Madrid are leaving it late this summer but there are big European transfers ahead. Barca have signed a new right-back in Benfica’s Nélson Semedo but now they have Neymar to replace. That won’t be easy, or cheap. Philippe Coutinho, Paulo Dybala, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembélé are the main contenders. Real have signed Atlético Madrid’s young left-back Theo Hernández for £27million but when have they

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Super Cup – Real Madrid v Man Utd

Super Cup Success for Real? The Super Cup in Skopje is the first piece of silverware available for both teams this season.  If Real Madrid were to win it they would be the first team to retain the Super Cup since the Arrigo Sacchi managed AC Milan team in 1989-90. As the competition only began in 1972 Real Madrid have only won the Super Cup on 3 occasions.  2 of those are recent (2014 and 2016), the other being 2002.


Lionesses Preview – England vs Netherlands, Euro 2017

The other tournament favourites Germany, France, Spain and Sweden are all out but the Lionesses march on. After beating France for the first time in 43 years, Mark Sampson’s England are the highest-ranked team left at Euro 2017. And they’re now just one big game away from reaching the final. Standing in their way are the tournament hosts, Netherlands. Who are the key players to watch out for in Thursday’s semi-final clash? Jodie Taylor, England Arsenal’s sharpshooter is in the

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Promotion Plans – How The Relegated Clubs are Looking to Bounce Back

The Championship gets stronger and tougher each year. Over the last 4 seasons, only 4 of the 12 teams relegated from the Premier League have been able to bounce straight back. So what are the promotion plans for the latest Championship returnees? Hull City Marco Silva took Hull so close to a miracle survival last season but he is now at Watford. Former Russia and CSKA Moscow manager Leonid Slutsky is the new man in charge of the club’s promotion


Mourinho Transfer Plans – Who Will United’s ‘Two More Players’ Be?

So far this summer, Manchester United have signed striker Romelu Lukaku and defender Victor Lindelöf. Both look like excellent buys but manager José Mourinho wants two more signings before the start of the 2017-18 season. One, it seems, will be a winger but who will it be? And what other positions will Mourinho want to improve? Wingers United already have plenty of attacking options but very few of them are natural wide players. Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Tottenham Transfers

Tottenham Transfers – How can Pochettino improve his squad?

A lot of money is flying around the Premier League this summer. Manchester City have already spent nearly £200million, Chelsea £127million and Manchester United £120million. Even Arsenal have paid £46.5million for Alexandre Lacazette. Tottenham? So far, manager Mauricio Pochettino and chairman Daniel Levy haven’t signed any new players. Surely it’s time for some Tottenham transfers? True, the current Spurs starting line-up is difficult to improve but with Champions League football to look forward to, they need real squad depth to

Manchester City defence

The Expensive New Manchester City Defence 2017-18

Pep Guardiola has been very busy this summer, rebuilding his Manchester City defence. Willy Caballero, Pablo Zabaleta, Bacary Sagna, Gaël Clichy, Aleksandar Kolarov have all departed. So, who has replaced them? Ederson Moraes – Goalkeeper – £34m from Benfica The Brazilian stopper is only 23 and arrives after just one season’s experience in Portugal. However, in that season, he conceded the fewest goals in the Primeira Liga and kept 17 cleansheets. Ederson is the kind of bold sweeper-keeper that Guardiola

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PSG v Spurs – Sunday 23rd July Orlando

PSG v Spurs 1st meeting ever PSG v Spurs is due to kick off at 1am on Sunday 23rd July in Orlando.   The match is live on the Premier Sports TV channel in the UK. Incredibly they have never met before competitively.  Whilst this is a friendly both teams will want to ensure that they put out a relatively strong team to ensure that their pre-season gets off to a good start. Heung-min Son, Moussa Sissoko, Erik Lamela and

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