The Premier League key to Belgium’s Euro 2016

The Premier League key to Belgium’s Euro 2016

In the space of just a few years, Belgium seemed to come from nowhere to one of the best teams in Europe, with the emergence of a fantastically talented group of players. The depth of quality they now possess rivals Spain and Germany; something of a revolution from a small nation with a very weak domestic league. Most of the squad play their club football abroad and almost half in the Premier League, so here’s a look at the influence …
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. …
Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

We are in for a feisty London derby when the North meets South at White Hart Lane in an FA Cup fifth round encounter on Sunday. Tottenham Hotspur have punched way above their weight this season, with Pochettino already one of the stronger contenders for the end of the year manager of the season award - for the impressive work he's done in a fairly short time at the North London club. Their last outing came on Thursday, in Italy, …
Can Tottenham Cope Without Vertonghen?

Can Tottenham Cope Without Vertonghen?

Spurs have the best defensive record in the league and the Belgian partnership of Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld have been excellent throughout. The pair have played every minute together until Vertonghen suffered an injury against Crystal Palace. He will now be missing for a number of weeks, which could be a huge blow for Spurs' title hopes. A defensive injury can cause more havoc than an injury to one of your key attacking players, as it can decrease the …
Six Early Candidates for EPL's Signing of the Season

Six Early Candidates for EPL's Signing of the Season

The season is at a point where assessments can be made about players and teams. Of course there is still ample time left and things may take change drastically, but we take a look at which players are the early contenders for the "signing of the season" tag. Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur) Tottenham fought very hard to ensure the Belgian ended up at White Hart Lane instead of St Mary's. The £11.5 million summer signing has been incredibly important to the side's …
The Hyperbole of the Premier League

The Hyperbole of the Premier League

There is an innate arrogance about the supporters of the Premier League assuming it is the hardest in the world. However for every Memphis Depay and Pedro, for whom excuses are being meted out about the Premier League being a lot harder than their previous Dutch and Spanish leagues, there is a Dimitri Payet. Payet the £10.7m West Ham midfielder is arguably the most inform midfielder of the Premier League at present and he is playing only his eleventh game …
Belgium vs Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

Belgium vs Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

The opening match of Group H sees Algeria come up against a Belgium side that are many peoples dark horses to lift the World Cup trophy in Rio de Janeiro on July 13th. Belgium cruised through their qualifying group, finishing  top of a group that included Croatia, Serbia, Wales, Scotland and Macedonia, with the Red Devils only conceding 4 goals in their 10 matches. They failed to lose a single game during qualifying (Won 8, Drawn 2), with only Germany …
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