Player Focus – Diogo Dalot

Diogo DaWho? It is always intriguing when clubs pluck out a random player from obscurity and bring them to the limelight, especially when the club in question is as big as Manchester United. The Red Devils have just acquired the services of 19-year-old Diogo Dalot from Porto, for a fee of £19m. This meant that…

2017 Summer Transfer Window – Premier League Grades

As the clock struck 11:00pm GMT, it saw the end of an another summer of jaw dropping deals and surprises although this summer had more than most, as it saw Paul Pogba’s previous world record fee of £89m from 2016 being smashed not only once, but twice by Neymar and Ousmane Dembele as Europe went crazy…

Player Focus – Gabriel Jesus

Ronaldo. Ronaldinho. Rivaldo. Kaka. Carlos. The list goes on. The Brazilians of yesteryear dominated world football for decades and in fact the history books as being the holders of five world cup triumphs and eight Copa America titles as well as being ingrained in history as a country rich in world-class country and flair. Brazil…

Player Comparison – Paulo Dybala and Antoine Griezmann

A young clinical forward with potential as high as the sky. The hardest thing to acquire and the hardest thing to keep. Over the past few years, there haven’t been many more young players who’ve excited and impressed more than Juventus’ Paulo Dybala and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann. Both spearhead their respective teams’ attack although this…

Tactic Analysis – Pep Guardiola and Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has come to Manchester and Manchester welcomed him with open arms. Well the blue side anyway. The red side of Manchester watched with gritted teeth as the Spaniard was confirmed as the successor to Manuel Pellegrini as Manchester City manager in January as his contract ran down at Bayern Munich. This was met with…

2016/17 Premier League Preview – Match Day 2

Well. What an exciting weekend we all had with the Premier League being back. Yes people complain about the re-branding(or unbranding) of the premier league, the new logo, the new match ball even the new MOTM award, which admittedly looks like an aftershave box, we’re all happy it’s back. As the Premier League season’s curtains were drawn back,…

2016/17 Premier League Preview – Match Day 1

It’s back. The magnificent match day atmosphere. The waiting around for team sheets. Watching the game live and in full before reliving every highlight of every game with Gary Lineker on the BBC to the annoyance of many sisters, girlfriends, wives and mothers around the country who want the TV remote. I’m of course talking about the…

Euro 2016 Groups: Breakdown

  The European Championships are mere weeks away and as all the cup finals drew to a close all the attention is now diverted to France. The Euros promises everything us football fanatics are craving; entertainment, drama, wonderful play and of course goals that we will be talking for years.The groups for the Euros have been…