Mesut Özil: An Arsenal Career of Two Halves – Part Two

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To read Part One of this article, click here. Mesut Özil: An Arsenal Career of Two Halves The Second Half In our time of plague (or at least pandemic), it can be easy to forget what life was like at the start of 2020, let alone at the start of 2018, when Arsenal faced the […] READ MORE


Mesut Özil: An Arsenal Career of Two Halves – Part One

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The Premier League returns this weekend, but of course, Mesut Özil will not. Having been left out of both Arsenal’s Premier League squad and Europa League squad, Özil is not eligible to play for Arsenal again until January at the absolute earliest, but by then he will be able to speak to foreign clubs about […] READ MORE


Pochettino’s Tottenham Dilemma

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Tottenham Hotspur were sent crashing out of the Champions League this week and with it came a lot of questions being asked by Spurs fans. After working so hard to qualify for the competition after an absence of five season, the exit came with a bit of a whimper. One game remains in the competition […] READ MORE




Sweet FA 2016-17 Podcast Two: Changing European Competitions for the Better

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Welcome to the second Sweet FA podcast of the 2016-17 season. Regular panellists, Robert Mitchell and Hugo Jennings, discuss how to change European football for the better, as well as the changes being discussed by UEFA which could make it much worse. First, we discuss all things Champions League. The show starts off with a look at the history of the competition, mainly focusing on […] READ MORE


2016-17 Southampton Season Preview

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Southampton Season Preview: The Saints face a familiar challenge in 2016-17. Outward transfers leave new manager Claude Puel in a difficult position. READ MORE


2016/17 West Ham United Season Preview

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West Ham United turned quite a few heads in the Premier League last season, with an impressive seventh-place finish that saw them in contention for Champions League qualification. Manager Slaven Bilic has been able to instill a fighting attitude in The Hammers, and the Croatian will be expecting an even better showing in the upcoming campaign. […] READ MORE


Galatarasay Fail In Appeal On UEFA Ban

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Turkish giants Galatasaray have failed in their appeal on being banned from playing in Europe by UEFA, reports BBC Sport.  The Istanbul side qualified for the 2016/17 Europa League after winning the Super Kupa last season; but they have been suspended from playing in Europe by UEFA. Galatasaray were accused of falling foul of the Financial Fair […] READ MORE


Eric Bailly Is Now a Red Devil

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New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has officially made his first signing at Old Trafford as Ivory Coast international Eric Bailly is now a Red Devil. The signing has filled the supporters with a sense of optimism, and there’s no shortage of opinions about how he could possibly be the defender the Red Devils are […] READ MORE