Louis van Gaal Doesn't Deserve This Treatment

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After two seasons full of despair, stuttering form, classic Louis van Gaal quips and no silverware, Manchester United finished the season with a hard earned FA Cup final win over Crystal Palace. Jesse Lingard‘s peach of a volley gifted United their first FA Cup win in 11 years after two disappointing final outings against Arsenal […] READ MORE




Can Tim Sherwood Be Blamed For Villa's Relegation?

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Earlier on the season in February, Tim Sherwood appeared on Match of the Day 2. Arsenal played Leicester, Manchester City hosted Tottenham and Sherwood’s former side Aston Villa faced Liverpool. They lost 6-0. Sherwood played it safe by analysing Liverpool’s movement, Coutinho’s flair and observed how ruthless they were, leaving Murphy to rip into Villa’s […] READ MORE


Protest At Your Own Peril Arsenal Fans

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After two seasons of success with back to back FA Cup wins, it has been a good period for Arsenal. Mainly down to the satisfaction of ending their silverware drought with something to show for their efforts, but also an optimistic sense that Arsenal can build on these cup wins and aim higher. Bringing in […] READ MORE


José Mourinho is not Manchester United's Saviour

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The post-Ferguson era at Manchester United has been an odd one to say the least. David Moyes, groomed to be Ferguson incarnate, was sacked after ten months before he had any chance to redeem himself and mould his own United side. Louis Van Gaal was brought in to give United a “big name”, repair the […] READ MORE


Scrapping FA Cup Replays is not the Answer

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Amidst the drama of Adam Johnson’s court case and Liverpool scrapping their new ticketing structure, English football has an another new dramatic story: Changing the FA Cup. FA officials’ discussing measures such as scrapping replays and changing the cup competition into a mid-week affair sound quite drastic, but all in the reasoning that it will […] READ MORE


Can Leicester Continue to Perform Beyond This Season?

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It is simple to say Leicester are overachieving this season. Led by the charismatic Claudio Ranieri, the former Chelsea manager has successfully turned a struggling Leicester team into a deadly pressing side which loves to play with a high tempo and is ready to counter attack at an alarming speed. Their consistency, team spirit and ability to […] READ MORE


Arsenal Losing Debuchy Is No Loss

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In full swing of this rumour-fuelled January transfer window, Arsenal have been making multiple transfer enquires. They have already brought in new Egyptian defensive-midfielder Mohamed Elneny; a wise purchase given Francis Coquelin’s absence and the need for physicality in midfield. Yet another transfer saga is unfolding at Arsenal: the future of Mathieu Debuchy. Almost a […] READ MORE