Premier League stars: Shock International Call-Ups

Premier League stars: Shock International Call-Ups

Ahead of the upcoming European Championships in France, national sides are starting to put together a list of players who have done enough to warrant a seat on the plane to the tournament. England's friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands has certainly given Roy Hodgson something to think about and the season finale will no doubt add some spice to his choice of selections. Every year there's a shock admission; that one player who everyone hoped would be selected who …
England's forgotten injured stars: Andy Carroll

England's forgotten injured stars: Andy Carroll

Within the space of two years, Andy Carroll went from being Newcastle United’s top goal-scorer to one of Liverpool’s biggest transfer flops in history. The £35m price tag planted on his head on the final day of the January transfer window was an audacious statement of risk by the Reds after the cashed in on Fernando Torres’ move to Chelsea. It was a risk that never paid off and after a short, but impressive career in the Premier League with …
The Most Shocking managerial appointments

The Most Shocking managerial appointments

With Jose Mourinho recently getting the sack at Chelsea and rumours surrounding the futures of Van Gaal, Mancini and Wenger, the Premier League could see a whole host of managerial changes. And with talk of Mourinho, the former Chelsea manager, potentially moving to Manchester United, it could be one of the most unexpected employments of recent seasons. Brian Clough's appointment at Leeds United is perhaps the most famously controversial decision of the football age but there's been a fair share …
Jose Mourinho Sacked

Jose Mourinho Sacked

Mourinho being sacked by Chelsea constituted as the biggest headline of 17th December 2015, as this was a move that not many people expected. It has shocked both critics and fans alike, and while it is palpable that Chelsea’s EPL campaign was nothing less than a disaster this season, was it the right move to get rid of Jose Mourinho? Few years back, Chelsea as a team was famed for its unity and togetherness. They knew sometimes they might not …
Tottenham Hotspur News: Glenn wants to restore faith at the Lane

Tottenham Hotspur News: Glenn wants to restore faith at the Lane

Tottenham Hotspur are all over the news once again and it it down to Daniel Levy's decision to terminate the employment of Andre Villas-Boas on Monday afternoon. There will be no shortage of applicants for the role of Head Coach at White Hart Lane. Names such as Fabio Capello, Frank De Boer, Michael Laudrup and Roberto Di Matteo have already made their way to the top of most bookmakers lists. However, there is one man who has already thrown his …
Leighton Baines v Ashley Cole

Leighton Baines v Ashley Cole

Currently, the English national side seem to be undergoing a transitional phase before embarking on Euro 2012. Frank Lampard, despite playing against Wales,  appears to have moved to the periphery of  Fabio Capello's thinking, and many other established internationals, such as John Terry and Rio Ferdinand, are beginning to find their own selection far more scrutinised. With the likes of Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Danny Welbeck, Jack Wilshere and Andy Carroll all coming through, the 2010 World Cup may have finally marked …