What is next for Newcastle United following takeover collapse?

What is next for Newcastle United following takeover collapse?

It was announced on Thursday that the Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of Newcastle United had collapsed. BBC Sport report that the consortium ran out of patience with the process, due to the time being taken for the Premier League to conduct the Owners and Directors Test. A plethora of issues have mired this takeover and it has been a painstaking process for all involved. The issues have involved piracy, human rights concerns and a geopolitical spin war. For supporters, it has …
Chelsea vs Arsenal FA Cup Final Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Arsenal FA Cup Final Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After months of play and delay, the FA Cup will finally come to a close with Arsenal and Chelsea competing in the final. The two teams are looking to end a crazy season on an incredible high. Chelsea's Premier League season has to be considered a success. Despite an up and down season, they managed to make the top four. An FA Cup on top of a Champions League finish would make it a spectacular first season for Frank Lampard. …
Analysing Chelsea's defensive problems during the 2019/20 season

Analysing Chelsea's defensive problems during the 2019/20 season

It has been a good first season for Chelsea under Frank Lampard, as they have finished in the top four and qualified for next season's Champions League. They have an opportunity to win their first trophy under the club legend, as they contest the FA Cup final with Arsenal next weekend. Some have criticised Lampard, as the side have fallen away from a strong start. However, he will point his critics towards the pre-season odds, which suggested that a top …
Are Manchester City Under-Represented At The POTY Awards?

Are Manchester City Under-Represented At The POTY Awards?

I am a Liverpool supporter and hugely appreciative of Jordan Henderson. In fact, I wrote a piece on his value to the Reds more than a year ago. Well before he got to lift four trophies and made the Hendo-shuffle such an attractive proposition to kids everywhere. He’s an all-round good egg and as Adam Lallana highlighted this week in an emotional farewell interview, a captain who takes responsibility for the club in good times and bad. Given his backstory, …
Arsenal vs Watford Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal vs Watford Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The final day of the Premier League is here and a lot in on the line. The fights for Champions League football and to avoid relegation are coming down to the wire. Watford are fighting for their Premier League lives. They need to beat Arsenal to be confident of remaining in the league. While Watford has everything to play for, Arsenal has nothing on the line. Europa League qualification is out of the question. It's just about trying to end …
Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham supporters will be pleased that this season is coming to an end, but they will want to beat Crystal Palace to maintain the positive momentum they have built in recent weeks. It has been a turbulent period under Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese manager has faced criticism from many, but he will point to the league table since his arrival. In that period, Spurs sit in 4th position and that is a platform to build from. Meanwhile, Palace have once …
Chelsea vs Wolves Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Wolves Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

There are a few big matches during the final weekend of this protracted Premier League season, but Chelsea hosting Wolves is one of the most intriguing. The hosts know that they need a win to clinch a top four finish. Meanwhile, the visitors will be hoping to maintain their position in the top six, with Tottenham on their tails. In the previous meeting this season, the Blues ran out convincing 5-2 winners, thanks to a hat-trick from Tammy Abraham. It …
Kai Havertz move shows Chelsea's ambition under Lampard

Kai Havertz move shows Chelsea's ambition under Lampard

Chelsea look set to take advantage of the current transfer market by making big moves this summer. Due to their transfer ban, their finances are healthy and the hierarchy see this as an opportunity to return to the top of the Premier League. Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech are already confirmed as signings for the 2020/21 season, with more likely to follow. Sky Sports report that the Blues are in talks with Bayer Leverkusen to sign talented forward Kai Havertz …
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