Joe Coleman

Is Hummels The Perfect Fit For Manchester United?

Is Hummels The Perfect Fit For Manchester United?

As the World Cup approaches, transfer deals have been as prevalent in the build-up as the actual tournament frenzy. With Rickie Lambert moving to Liverpool, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole leaving Chelsea and who could forget Phil Bardsley joining Stoke, people might have forgotten that in one week’s time the 2014 World Cup will begin. With Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic onto new pastures, a rather sizeable hole needs filling before the start of the new season and with proposed …
Who Is On The Tottenham Chopping Block?

Who Is On The Tottenham Chopping Block?

One of the strangest managerial departures of the last few seasons came in January 2013 when Nigel Adkins’ contract was terminated with Southampton. After 3 progressive and successful years at the club, Adkins secured The Saints back-to-back promotion and was steadily climbing away from the relegation zone when the axe fell. Southampton were quick to replace the former Scunthorpe United manager with Argentine, Mauricio Pochettino, who came to the Premier League off the back of being terminated from La Liga …
What Louis van Gaal means for Wayne Rooney

What Louis van Gaal means for Wayne Rooney

When Lous van Gaal steps into the technical area in August, the lazy, unenergetic players that featured for David Moyes will be long gone and will have been replaced by industrious, determined footballers with a Dutchman’s boot print on their backsides. Lacking a sense of direction and fatigued by the post-Ferguson era, Manchester United require a firm grip and a swift kick to reconcile them before the new season. Louis van Gaal comes to England with a list of frightful …
EPL 13-14's Most Creative Midfielders | Nasri, Hazard, Coutinho et al

EPL 13-14's Most Creative Midfielders | Nasri, Hazard, Coutinho et al

By definition, creativity is "the use of imagination to create something". In football this is no different. To pick a pass or to make an assist requires a certain type of mind capable of not only inventing that thought, but one that is capable of turning that thought into an action. The very best can turn that thought into something magnificent and execute it to perfection.  Strikers get all the headlines, that much is obvious in football. Very rarely do we …
Luke Shaw to Manchester United and How He May Fit In | Stats

Luke Shaw to Manchester United and How He May Fit In | Stats

Within hours of the conclusion of the 2013/14 season, rumours around Luke Shaw's future were aplenty. Manchester United have allegedly agreed a £27 million deal for the Saints man, who has been named in Roy Hodgson's 2014 World Cup squad. The 18 year old full-back has always shown promise during his time at Southampton and has more than demonstrated his ability to live up to the hype surrounding him. With Roy Hodgson opting to not take the experienced Ashley Cole …