The Lionel Messi Barcelona Dilemma

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A fascinating soap opera is looming on the horizon. Scheduled to be released this summer, this must-see TV involves a player who has been the icon, hero and saviour of his team since his debut. That came on October 16, 2004, at the tender age of 17 years, three months and 22 days old. The […] READ MORE


Is Champions League Finally Manchester City’s to Lose?

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The top of the UEFA Champions League regularly sees teams like Barcelona and Real Madrid fighting it out to determine who the best team in Europe is. But this year, the side that could emerge and take the trophy is Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. With so much going for them heading into the 2018/2019 Champions League […] READ MORE




Reviving the Manchester Derby

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When Sheikh Mansour took ownership of Manchester City in 2008, it changed the face of football in Manchester. A series of big-money transfers promised to threaten Manchester United’s status as the city’s, and the country’s, top club. It is surprising, then, that the Manchester derby has lost its appeal since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson. United have failed to […] READ MORE



Foreign Managers: A Problem For England?

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The distinct lack of English players playing at the nation’s top level, the Premier League, seems to be an ongoing issue. Last season, the percentage of English players in the Premier League was at its lowest level yet; just 31% of starters. Go back to 1992 and almost 75% of Premier League players were English; […] READ MORE



Liverpool Fans Need to see the Bigger Picture

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A few weeks ago, Jürgen Klopp was the cream of the crop in the red corner of Merseyside. Now it seems there is a section of discontent being aimed towards the German manager, following a run of three straight defeats and one win in seven. Why Liverpool fans need to see the bigger picture Similar […] READ MORE


Claudio Bravo has been Pep Guardiola’s Glaring Error This Season

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Pep Guardiola’s ongoing project at the Etihad deservedly has Manchester City fans brimming with excitement for the future of this team, even if they are slightly underwhelmed at present. The signing of Claudio Bravo, however, has been his biggest mistake so far. Bravo’s main issue is a genetic one which he cannot help. Being six-feet tall […] READ MORE