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Premier League
Living hand to mouth with Mourinho
08:00 Thursday 16th August 2018

Two things make my life interesting these days. First, I’m a Manchester United fan. Second, I don’t like Jose Mourinho. I imagine the conflicting emotions are a bit like your mother remarrying. No can replace your dad. Everything…

Managerial News
Why Paris Saint-Germain must sack Unai Emery at season's end
08:00 Monday 26th March 2018

Ever since the Qatari Investment took charge, Paris Saint-Germain has renowned itself as a club anxious to reach European football’s summit. To achieve such a feat, Unai Emery was hired to replace Laurent Blanc as manager. Emery…

Anti-social Media - How fans have blown the chance to connect with their heroes
22:00 Thursday 8th March 2018

Social media is about as social as a drunk shouting at a discarded kebab outside a takeaway after a heavy night. These putrid platforms, these cauldrons of hate, were created to bring people together, to bridge the gap between humans,…

Managerial News
Why the sack is not always the answer
19:00 Thursday 8th March 2018

Crystal Palace opened the floodgates for the Premier League sack race this season. Frank De Boer was fired after only four matches. A flurry of other firings has followed. It's nothing new. Hiring and firing have become synonymous…

Capital One Cup
Two Manchester City weaknesses Arsenal can expose at Wembley
08:30 Sunday 25th February 2018

The first of this campaign’s two major domestic cup finals is here for fans of English football. Arsenal face Manchester City in the League Cup final. It's a game both managers are under immense pressure to win. Arsenal will…

Premier League
Chelsea win a catalyst for Arsenal's second half?
10:30 Friday 26th January 2018

Is this a new era or another false dawn for Arsenal? After Arsenal’s third round FA cup defeat at Nottingham Forest, there was both dismay and bemusement from their passionate fan base. The early cup exit only added to…

Premier League
Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s move to Arsenal a dream come true
08:00 Wednesday 24th January 2018

The Alexis Sanchez transfer saga has finally been brought to a conclusion. The Chilean was unveiled by Manchester United on Monday. The move would have been more appropriately concluded on 15 January, Martin Luther King Jr's birthday.…

Premier League
Arsenal 4-1 Crystal Palace: three talking points
09:30 Sunday 21st January 2018

Following a 2-1 defeat at the Vitality Stadium, it’s been a tumultuous week for Arsenal. Cries for the manager’s head fused with Alexis Sanchez’s dramatic exit. Arsene Wenger at least has a sense of humour when asked about…

Three cheaper alternatives than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for Arsenal
09:00 Thursday 18th January 2018

We’re halfway through the January window and it looks as though Arsene Wenger has finally snapped and decided to spend some effin’ money. The Alexis Sanchez saga has clearly taken its toll on the Frenchman. He knows he must now…

Premier League
Rocks, Paper, Manchester United
09:30 Sunday 3rd December 2017

Applying circular logic to football is a wonderful way to waste time. If team A beats team B, but Team B then kicks Team C off the pitch after Team C had made Team A look like headless chickens, then Team B is clearly better than Team A. If…

England National Team
Transfer window to close before the Premier League season opener: good or bad?
12:00 Tuesday 12th September 2017

Managers and players may say yes, agents certainly say no. But it's not as bad as they think. Deadline day would then turn into a precursor for the season: a curtain raiser. Of course, we're talking about the recent news that'll see the Premier…

Arsenal 3-0 Bournemouth; 3 talking points
09:30 Sunday 10th September 2017

In 16th place, the Gunners needed to register an emphatic performance. As did the winless Cherries. Here are the talking points from Arsenal 3-0 Bournemouth. Back-to-back defeats versus Stoke and Liverpool accompanied by a shambolic transfer…

Premier League
Arsenal set to increase record bid for Kylian Mbappé
12:00 Tuesday 6th June 2017

Arsenal have had a club record fee rejected for Kylian Mbappé. The Gunners offered AS Monaco £87m for the teenage sensation but it was deemed not worthy enough. Now the 18-year old is set to be subject to a bidding war over the summer, as every…

Rob Holding - The best of Arsenal's summer signings?
09:30 Thursday 1st June 2017

No, it's not the supposed star striker Lucas Perez, it's not the apparent World Cup winner and it's not even the £35m Granit Xhaka. It's the next Tony Adams, Rob Holding. For just a minuscule fee of £2m, Rob Holding embodies everything great…

Premier League
Arsenal sign Schalke defender, but who is Sead Kolasinac?
18:00 Wednesday 26th April 2017

Reports in Bosnia broke in the early weeks of this month that Arsenal had agreed on a deal with Schalke left-back, Sead Kolasinac. It's reported that the 23-year old has signed a pre-contractual agreement with the North London club. The Daily…