September 2, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Champions Manchester City suffered a huge blow in the loss of Aymeric Laporte to a serious-looking knee injury against Brighton on Saturday. A very untimely incident considering he was set to make his long overdue international debut for France this month. Losing their best defender after failing to replace captain Vincent Kompany over the transfer…

August 30, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Tensions run high across North London as one of the fiercest rivalries in world football is rekindled when Arsenal face Tottenham Hotspur at The Emirates. Arsenal are unbeaten in 18 of their last 19 home games and play Spurs who have not won away to Arsenal since November 2010.  Form goes out the window in…

August 22, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Following Brighton and Hove Albion’s great escape from relegation last season, the English south coast club expectedly parted ways with manager Chris Hughton.  In came Graham Potter, the English manager who famously masterminded an Europa league knockout away win at Arsenal with Swedish club Östersunds; as well as managed Swansea to a respectable 10thplace finish…

August 9, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Football is back! After an arduous three-month wait for proper football; the pick of the opening round of Premier League football was saved for last in Manchester United’s Sunday afternoon hosting of Chelsea. It presents Frank Lampard’s bow as Chelsea manager against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s revamped charges. Chelsea have lost once from 20 opening fixtures,…

July 26, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Pre-season games offer clubs the chance to get their players ready for the season in terms of fitness and conditioning, as well as build their club’s reputation in different parts of the world. Every year, academy youngsters and new signings look to stake a claim in the team before the season kicks off. With only…

A tight defence, balanced midfield and flowing attack; these are the three components that make a great football team. Down the years, national teams and club sides have been deficient in particular departments with success; but which is the easier way to succeed?  2019 Champions League winners Liverpool had a fantastic forward line and a…

May 13, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

The dust settles on another Premier league campaign. An era-defining season which changed a lot of things you thought you knew about the most-watched league in the world.  The relegation, mid-table and top four race had been all but sorted ahead of the final day. Leaving the title race to the fantastic duo as well…

April 25, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Manchester City have one hand on the Premier League trophy; a decisive blow was struck on Manchester United’s season and Liverpool’s title hopes in Wednesday’s Manchester Derby.  United started the game well and outran City, forcing uncharacteristic errors and sloppy play but lacked a goal threat. They ran collectively five kilometres less in the second…

April 19, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

IMAGE: GETTY IMAGES There was a five-point buffer between Brighton and Hove Albion and Cardiff City but it’s now two following tuesday’s listless display against Cardiff. Considering the spirited form they’re showing at the moment, The Welsh side have a better run-in with games against Liverpool, Fulham, Palace and Man United to go; while the…

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