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…

Player Comparison – John Stones and Eric Dier

England always looking for the next best player, and the face of ‘England’s saviour’ changes every 6 months it seems, Jack Rodwell, Andy Carroll and Phil Jones were once labeled England’s next best thing, and all three of their careers have taken a downwards spiral since their overhyped career start. with only one of them…

Player Focus – Baba Rahman

Over the past two decades, world-class and quality African players have emerged on the European scene such as Samuel Eto’o, Jay-Jay Okocha and Abedi Pele, as well as his sons Andre and Jordan Ayew. Abedi, who comes from Ghana, is widely regarded as the pioneer of African football and was one of the first footballers from the continent of…

Premier League Opening Weekend 15/16: Review

It’s here. It’s here in all of its glory. The Premier League is back and as the clock strikes midnight and it become the 8th of August, from that point on I could feel the excitement building up and bubbling over within fans around the world. Through out the entire summer, some quality signings were made…

Barclays Premier League Preview & Predictions – 2015/2016

It’s nearly upon us. The magnificent match days. The waiting around for team sheets. Watching the 3pm kick off and reliving every highlight of every game with Gary Lineker on the BBC before switching the channel when Amish comes on. I’m of course talking about the start of the new Barclays Premier League season. Last season saw…

Tactic Analysis – Is the Classic Number 10 Dead?

The midfield is the most important cog in a successful team, linking the play from the defence to the attack and a spanner thrown into the works in the form of an unbalanced or poor midfield, can prove detrimental to a club’s performance and ultimately, their success. There are various roles that can be played…

BPL Ins and Outs That Should Happen This Summer – 2015

I would just like to say I’m sorry for the inactivity on the blog for the past 10 months or so and I should be back to writing more regularly. 🙂 The 2014/15 Barclays Premier League season has finished and we’re currently in the awkward phase where our Saturdays and Sundays are empty and your life…

Champions League Semi-Final – Preview

Today the draw for the Champions League and my word is it mouth-watering. With each team having their own incentive to win the most prized trophy in European football, expect some good matches and plenty of drama. With two of the last Champions League winners from the last 3 years, we could potentially see a…

Champions League Quarter Final – Preview

With the Champions League now in the 2nd round of knockout stages, this is where the Champions League really hots up. With each team agonising close to final in Lisbon, each minute, each shot, each block and each goal counts. Yesterday was the draw for Quarter final and I felt like I could hear the…

Team Focus – Liverpool: Back To Dominance?

Liverpool once was the most feared teams in the world post the Premier League era, winning 18 league titles, 4 FA cups, 4 League cups and an amazing 13 FA charity shields (Now renamed FA Community shield) but have yet to win a league title in the modern era, but this year they look one…

2013/14 Winter Transfer Window: Thoughts

We’re halfway through the season and smack middle of the winter. In these cold winter nights, reading that a player is joining your club can make these cold nights seems better knowing your getting a star striker or a master midfielder. I am of course talking about the January transfer window. The past month has…