Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas Criticises Ligue 1 Curtailment

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Although the coronavirus pandemic managed to slam the breaks on football, thankfully traction is now being gained across Europe. Although most competitions will now play out to a rightful conclusion, this is not the case for France’s Ligue 1. As the Bundesliga has already declared Bayern Munich champions for their on-pitch efforts and Liverpool have […] READ MORE


Eric Dier Set for New Tottenham Hotspur Contract

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Tottenham Hotspur’s hopes of a return to the Champions League are fading quicker than supporters would have liked. But, there are at least a few reasons to be cheerful and none more so than with the re-emergence of Eric Dier. There has always been a sense that the former Sporting Lisbon player was in danger […] READ MORE


Has Second Season Syndrome Come Early For Sheffield United?

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After Sheffield United won promotion from the Championship, talk turned quickly to how the Blades would survive in the Premier League. Although that objective has been easily met, there is perhaps a tinge of disappointment setting in. With the Premier League undergoing a three-month hiatus, questions regarding momentum, or a lack thereof, were going to […] READ MORE


Mikel Arteta Hopeful of David Luiz Contract Extension

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With the Premier League finally getting underway, the focus will undoubtedly be on the opening night’s offering and with Arsenal travelling to the Etihad and the attacking prowess of Manchester City, the likes of David Luiz and his fellow defenders will be severely tested. While off the pitch, it is Luiz who is garnering the […] READ MORE


REPORT: SPFL Plan Further Reconstruction Talks

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Even though Scottish football has not seen a ball kicked since March, there has been plenty of drama generated these past few months and with talk of reconstruction continually dragging on, time is running out to make an absolute decision. With plans to restart the Premiership on August 1, any modification of the league structure […] READ MORE


Odsonne Edouard Could Solve Tottenham Hotspur’s Striker Dilemma

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As far as Tottenham’s striking issues are concerned, there is always one overriding question. How do you solve the problem that Harry Kane presents? Of course, the issue is not from the England international himself, more the personnel around him. One solution to this problem could be to sign Odsonne Edouard. One of the biggest […] READ MORE


REPORT: Heart of Midlothian Threaten Legal Action After SPFL Relegation

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After many protracted arguments and a voting procedure that was haphazard, to say the least, the SPFL have finally decided to call time on their top level of league competition and although Celtic have claimed a ninth successive championship, the focus is on potential legal action. With the season finishing early, there was always going […] READ MORE


REPORT: Premier League Facing Television Revenue Refund

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As the discussions regarding ‘Project Restart’ rumble on, much has been made of the part that broadcasters both in the UK and internationally have played and with no resumption of the Premier League announced to date, there is a thorny issue regarding television revenue. Premier League Facing Television Revenue Refund Project Restart With the coronavirus […] READ MORE


REPORT: Premier League Press Play On Video Assistant Referees

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With the Premier League doing its best to gain acceptance for the plan otherwise known as ‘Project Restart’, much has been mentioned in regard to sporting integrity and that is also a topic when concerning video assistant referees. There’s no doubt that VAR has been much maligned this season and with several teething issues throughout, […] READ MORE


Do Newcastle United Play the Mauricio Pochettino Waiting Game?

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With the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) waiting to complete their takeover of Newcastle United, it seems as if they are already doing some window shopping. However,  they will need to decide whether to play the Mauricio Pochettino waiting game. According to ESPN, the Argentinian is being lined up to replace Steve Bruce. […] READ MORE