Sarri-Ball Needs Tweaking To Reach Full Effect

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Chelsea’s defeat at Wolves on Wednesday night was only their second loss of the season. However, the alarm bells have been ringing as The Blues have looked unconvincing in recent weeks. Sarri-Ball Needs Tweaking To Reach Full Effect Even early in the season, there were question marks over whether Sarri’s current crop of players could […] READ MORE


Argentina v Nigeria: Messi’s Last Stand

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For the first time since 2002, Argentina are facing the prospect of bowing out of the World Cup in the group stage. There only hope is to get a win on Tuesday against Nigeria, and hope Iceland fail to beat Croatia. That’s right folks, in what may be his last World Cup, Lionel Messi could […] READ MORE



The Five Contenders for African Footballer of the Year

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The BBC 2017 African Footballer of the Year will be announced next month, with intense competition between the five nominees. Following the 2016 award being won by Leicester and Algeria midfielder Riyad Mahrez, three of five players in line for this years’ award also play in the Premier League – with Naby Keïta soon to […] READ MORE


Chelsea Capture Premier League Title

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Manager Antonio Conte has truly led a revival at Chelsea this season, ultimately finishing as Premier League champions after a 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion Friday evening. A late winner from striker Michy Batshuayi (82’) secured the Blues’ second title in the past three campaigns. Chelsea Capture Premier League Title A visit to the […] READ MORE


Victor Moses: Chelsea’s Renaissance Man

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Antonio Conte’s three-man defence at Chelsea requires certain aspects of the team to be perfect, and one of those are filled by the two wing-backs. Playing as a wing-back is one of football’s difficult tasks, proving why it is so hard to find naturally gifted players for that position as it needs an equal amount […] READ MORE


50 Most Captivating Footballers of 2016: Part 1

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2016 has been a fascinating year for football. From Leicester City‘s league title triumph at odds of 5000/1, to Portugal‘s shock victory in the Euro 2016 final, to the bizarre rise of Will Grigg on and off the field, the last 12 months have not been short of entertainment. This five-part series looks at 50 of the most captivating footballers […] READ MORE


Conte: ‘Victor Moses Incredible Performance’

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hailed Victor Moses ‘incredible’ contribution after the Nigerian winger made a surprising start at wing-back. Chelsea won 2-0 away at Hull City on Saturday. Victor Moses Reborn In the summer, following the arrival of new coach Conte and having returned from yet another loan spell, this time at London rivals West […] READ MORE