Manchester United and Arsenal Play out a Borefest in Wenger's Finale

Manchester United and Arsenal Play out a Borefest in Wenger's Finale

Lacking in intensity and urgency, the final game between Manchester United and Arsene Wenger's Arsenal was everything the fixture had been reduced to in the last decade.  As Arsene Wenger was welcomed with a standing ovation and a short commemoration ceremony that involved former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and the incumbent manager Jose Mourinho (slightly reluctantly, if I may) congratulating the Frenchman on a fine career, there was a sharp indication as to how little the game that …
Alexandre Lacazette - Profiling a Good First Season in England

Alexandre Lacazette - Profiling a Good First Season in England

A new era at Arsenal is fast approaching after the announcement that Arsene Wenger would be leaving his post as manager at the end of the season. The news hasn't sunk in yet, but speculation grows regarding the future direction of the club. There is a lot of talent in the current squad and a new manager will have something to build on. However, it is clear that a rebuild is required if the Gunners are to emerge as a …
Top EPL Moments in History

Top EPL Moments in History

Watching sports in an exciting event no matter what side you’re on and who’s even playing. There are a lot of tense moments in soccer, and from time to time significant events take place, and people remember them for years to come. There are 38 EPL games every season, and according to statistics, in the 2016-17 season, the attendance rate at the games was at 35,838. That doesn’t include all the fans that watch the games at their local pub …
Fosu Mensah is made for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United

Fosu Mensah is made for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United

On one hand, United are about to let go of - according to credible news outlets - full-back Luke Shaw in the Summer, who was not long ago, the most expensive teenage British transfer in the Premier League. 22-year old Luke Shaw, despite his obvious talent on and off the ball - has not been able to nail down the left-back position in the first team squad that is currently occupied by a 32-year old Ashley Young who is enjoying …
Newcastle United’s Top 5 Transfer Signings

Newcastle United’s Top 5 Transfer Signings

Newcastle United have made several high profile signings throughout the years, bringing some of the most well-known names in football to St James’ Park. Here, we look at the top five most expensive signings in Newcastle United’s history. Michael Owen - £16.8 million (From Real Madrid – August 2005) England international Owen burst onto the scene at Liverpool as a seventeen-year-old, netting on his debut for them and from that day forward, being touted as England’s most promising prospect. He …
Victor Lindelof & Mourinho's Other New Signings at Man United

Victor Lindelof & Mourinho's Other New Signings at Man United

In an extraordinary rant where Jose Mourinho claimed that a significant number of players from Sevilla would directly play in his team - which could be translated to - make his starting 11 at Manchester United, the Portuguese highlighted one of the fundamental issues at Manchester United in the post-Ferguson era. The fact that we are still reeling away from Alex Ferguson and his title-winning 2012/13 squad tells a story of a lack of nous at United at the boardroom …
Mamadou Sakho's Presence is Vital for Crystal Palace in their Fight for Survival

Mamadou Sakho's Presence is Vital for Crystal Palace in their Fight for Survival

After Roy Hodgson had said his central-defender Mamadou Sakho was too ‘‘scared’’ to play against Tottenham last month, the former Liverpool player was formidable as Crystal Palace picked up a crucial win away to Huddersfield. Having not won in seven games, Palace moved out of the relegation places with a vital 2-0 victory against fellow relegation candidates. Sakho returned to training the week before the game having injured his calf against Newcastle in early February, meaning his imposing presence was …
Leicester City vs Chelsea | FA Cup Preview

Leicester City vs Chelsea | FA Cup Preview

After breezing past some lower league sides, Leicester City will have their first real test in the FA Cup as they welcome defending Premier League champions Chelsea to the King Power Stadium.  The Foxes have outscored their opponents 8-1 in the first three rounds, including a big 5-1 win over Peterborough.  They'll hope that they can carry their lower league form over to their match against Chelsea and push them to the semi-finals of the FA Cup. Chelsea are coming …
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