A Look At How England Have Performed In Last Two World Cup Competitions

  England get their World Cup 2018 campaign underway against Tunisia on Monday 18th June in a match shown live on BBC from 7.00pm. Gareth Southgate and his team know just how important it is to get off to a winning start but they have the backing of bookmakers. The Three Lions are red-hot favourites […]

Would Signing Gareth Bale Unsettle Man United’s Squad?

  If anyone was doubting Gareth Bale’s qualities, then his man of the match performance in the Champions League final should be enough to show that the Welshman is still world class. The substitute scored a brace, which included an amazing overhead kick, as Real Madrid went on to secure their third Champions League triumph […]

Sokratis Papastathopoulos Could Become Arsenal’s Strong Defensive Leader

According to various media reports Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is set to become Unai Emery’s first signing at Arsenal. The twenty-nine year old could join the North London club in a £16m deal as he enters the last year of his contract with Die Borussen. The centre-back would add added aerial ability and extra strength […]

Fabinho Will Be A Fab Signing For Liverpool

AS Monaco have announced that they’ve done a deal to sell Fabinho to English Premier League Liverpool. The Reds have beaten a host of top clubs to get the Brazilian signed, in a deal believed to be worth £40m. Along with Thomas Lemar and Radamel Falcao, Fabinho has been one of Monaco’s star performers of the […]

Chelsea Should Look At Marco Verratti To Replace Cesc Fabregas

Marco Veratti has been a strong performer for PSG over the years, winning five Ligue 1 titles since his arrival from Pescara since 2012. Last season wasn’t the Italian’s finest in the French capital. It’s not that I think he has lost his talent or was particularly poor, it’s more that he was going through […]

Liverpool Need To Build On The Great Positives!

It’s never easy to taste defeat in a game like the Champions League final. Liverpool will rue goalkeeping mistakes and the shoulder injury that curtailed star-man Mohamed Salah’s outing after just half an hour. But in all seriousness, the English Premier League side can hold their heads up and look forward to the future as […]

Would James Collins Represent Better Business Than Skrtel For Rangers?

After failing to come to terms with Martin Skrtel, it looks like Steven Gerrard will have to look elsewhere for defensive recruitments. It seems that the incoming Rangers boss is looking for an experienced no-nonsense centre-back. That suggests that he doesn’t fancy keeping Bruno Alves on at Ibrox. Recent reports claim that the Govan outfit […]

What Arsenal Would Be Getting If They Signed Lorenzo Pellegrini

It has been suggested that AS Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini could become Unai Emery’s first signing at Arsenal. The Italian international is believed to have a £26m release clause, with Serie A champions Juventus having also been credited with an interest. So what would the Gunners be getting if they managed to strike a deal for […]

Are Rangers Right To Cut Celtic’s Ticket Allocation At Ibrox?

Rangers released yet another statement yesterday and once again it has courted some controversy within Scottish football. The Ibrox club have announced record season ticket sales for Steven Gerrard’s debut campaign, they’ve already sold more than 40,000 and are now willing to sell more. Rangers went on to say: An unfortunate consequence of putting our […]

Spanish Footballing Travels: Featuring Andres Iniesta, My Mum And A Tout

Last weekend Andres Iniesta featured in a FC Barcelona shirt for the last time. Yesterday he announced he was signing for Japanese side Vissel Kobe. The weeks events got me thinking about the two occasions I visited Spain to watch some football matches. My second visit was to see Barca and I managed to glimpse Iniesta, […]