Will this season be the Battle of the Bosses?

Will this season be the Battle of the Bosses?

It didn’t take long before there were speculations and opinions flying around like wildfire as soon as the EPL fixtures were announced. Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Antonio Conte, Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger were all thrown into the spotlight and took up centre-stage. In fact, unlike most times, this time the entire focus appeared to be on these managers – the changes they’ll make, possible tactics, changes, basically anything that seemed argumentative in the least. This furore over the managers …
Antonio Conte - What will he bring to Chelsea?

Antonio Conte - What will he bring to Chelsea?

Chelsea fans will be watching Italy with intrigue at the European Championships as their new manager will be coaching the Azzurri. Antonio Conte comes to England under the radar, with the incoming Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho taking the headlines, but that doesn’t mean that the Italian won’t compete with the two bosses of the Manchester clubs. Conte has had a great career in football, and he has done so with hard work. He wasn’t the best player, but played …
A Change In Philosophy For The Premier League?

A Change In Philosophy For The Premier League?

Leicester City winning the Premier League was not just a shock of epic proportions that made news all over the world, it could well be the catalyst of a change in philosophical approach for much of the league’s teams. Whilst yes, it is a win that offers hope to many other clubs that the underdog can have their day against the big spenders, it’s perhaps the way they got there that could be their true legacy. Smart scouting and coaching …
Managers who brought the world's best to the Premier League

Managers who brought the world's best to the Premier League

The English Premier League, established in 1992 has been growing rapidly on so many levels since. From sponsorships and TV deals shown around the world, to rapidly growing fan bases. Obviously all this started on the field with the quality of football which is rooted to quality players. Ever since the Premier League has attracted the best players in the world from across the world and continues to be what the media has labeled as “the best league in the …
Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After the disappointment of Monday night, Spurs are no longer fighting for the title and are solely interested in finishing above rivals Arsenal. Meanwhile, Southampton have an outside chance of Europa League football and will be keen to enhance their claims this weekend. Although they will be disappointed about missing out on the title, Tottenham should be proud of their accomplishments this season, and with Mauricio Pochettino looking set to sign a new deal, the future looks bright for Spurs. …
What to expect from De Bruyne under Pep

What to expect from De Bruyne under Pep

Kevin De Bruyne is arguably one of the best number 10s in the game right now, and has been since his re-emergence while playing for Wolfsburg. His prowess for City will come as no surprise for long-term viewers of the magical Belgian playmaker, as he has produced consistent great performances at every club he has ever played for. At least when he was picked for the team… Chelsea's seeming reluctance to give him a chance will remain a mystery to …
Manchester United Stroll to Victory

Manchester United Stroll to Victory

Robbie Savage on his BBC 606 Talkshow called Manchester City a "shambles". To have spent north of £500m in 4 years and be fielding Martin Demichelis and Jesus Navas he has a point. Even Raheem Sterling has been embarrassing of late, and that £49m piece of business looks very shrewd by Liverpool. The ghost of Pep Guardiola is weighing very heavily on this City squad and some cynics amongst the City fans are suggesting Pellegrini is purposely or spitefully ensuring …
Premier League Managers: From Zero to Hero

Premier League Managers: From Zero to Hero

In English football, it’s common to blame the club’s manager for faults and failures of the team. Over the last eight months, since the start of the 2015-16 season, several managers have waved goodbye to their clubs before the end of the campaign and there’s sure to be a few more sackings before the season runs its course. When all is going well, the players reap the rewards but when results aren’t going the team’s way, it’s usually the manager …
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