Norwich Stifle Man City

Norwich Stifle Man City

Manchester City edged a point closer to Leicester City at the top of the Premier League table but this result surely represents ground lost by them in the title race. Rather than increase the pressure on the leaders, Manuel Pellegrini’s side performed like men who should worry about being overtaken by West Ham or Manchester United in the top four. The predicted would-be champions by most pundits pre-season have not won back-to-back league games for five months. The BBC commentator …
Norwich City vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The Premier League returns this weekend with every side dreaming of having a great season. Norwich are back in the top flight after a season away and are coming up against a side who they will look at for inspiration with Crystal Palace beginning to secure themselves as a Premier League side. The opening weekend is very important for all sides, especially those trying to stay afloat of the bottom three as losing can become a habit. It's cliched to …
Will Mourinho ever trust young players at Chelsea?

Will Mourinho ever trust young players at Chelsea?

In terms of giving opportunities to young and unproven players, current Chelsea manager José Mourinho falls short of what many fans would hope to see. Since being given an almost blank cheque in 2004 upon arriving at Chelsea, Mourinho has splurged cash at every football club he has managed on a variety of talents in favour of entrusting duties to young players making their way through the youth systems at said clubs. However, for what he falls short on in …
Signings that could fire Chelsea to European glory

Signings that could fire Chelsea to European glory

With several games to spare, Chelsea all but too easily cruised to the English top flight honours. However, their manager doesn’t so easily get carried away by such ‘trivial’ achievements. Come summer, Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho will still be relishing adding more quality to his star-studded team, not to mention letting go of some perceived dead wood. The former Real Madrid manager is already licking his lips in the prospect of replicating his enviable domestic achievements in Europe. It is …
Who’s ready to follow Kane into the England side?

Who’s ready to follow Kane into the England side?

Harry Kane has been the player to really break into the big time this season. Scoring freely for Spurs he fully deserved his call up to the senior England squad at the end of March where he capped a memorable debut with a goal against Lithuania to cement the side’s position as favourites to qualify for Euro 2016. Kane had performed well for the U21 side and has gone on to be a major star this season. But it doesn’t …