Thursday, August 25, 2016

Jose proves himself truly ‘Special’

Love him or hate him, there is no denying the brilliance of Real Madrid's manager, Jose Mourinho - especially when it comes to taking care of league business at home. The self-styled "Special One" is celebrating a landmark milestone...

Bale blow for depleted Spurs

As the Champions League gears up for a return this week the disadvantage of playing in the all-action, non-stop Premier League has again come into focus. Yes the division is the world's richest and so club's can gather together large,...

Tevez prepares for United return

On the back of their first defeat in 29 games, Manchester United will be looking to bounce back this weekend in order to maintain their 4 point lead at the top of the Premier League as they look to...

West Ham get Olympic Stadium backing

West Ham football kits are set to grace the Olympic stadium as the club looks set to be named as tenants for the venue in Stratford after receiving the backing of the Olympic Park Legacy Committee. The body, partially...

Can Rooney kick Chelsea out of the title race?

Wayne Rooney reckons Manchester United still need to be wary of Chelsea's presence in the Premier League title battle, despite the Red Devils having a ten point advantage. The England striker has struggled for form so far this season, but...

Blackpool look to move past Villa fine

Blackpool boss Ian Holloway put himself in a difficult position when his team faced Aston villa in November. Not the fact that he decided to change ten players from his side that faced Everton the week before the game...

Denilson is right to question leadership

Whether misquoted or not (and I'm fairly sure he was) Denilson has made a valid point about the lack of leaders in the Arsenal side. True his actual quotes were taken from an interview meant only for the Arseblog and...

Why the Premier League will never produce its own Barcelona

Barcelona are a football club that has always been able to attract a high level of support from fans of all clubs, as well as managers and pundits, with the Spanish side often cited as the team for Premier...

Have Liverpool’s owners shot themselves in the foot?

Could it be the case that Liverpool have left themselves in a lose/lose scenario by signing Dalglish?

Cole left to ponder what might have been

Joe Cole emerged from the World Cup this summer as a man in demand. Despite calls throughout the tournament for the newly-released Chelsea star to start, England boss Fabio Capello didn't cave in to public demand and left Cole...

Sidwell on the move again

Reports are surfacing that Aston Villa's Steve Sidwell could be close to sealing a move to West Ham when the January transfer window opens next month. The 28-year-old has failed to make a real impact at Villa since arriving...

Szczesny gets chance to stake claim as Arsenal’s number one

Wojciech Szczesny is a man whose name would have been unfamiliar to the ears of most football fans before  Arsenal stuttered to defeat at Old Trafford earlier this week, but he now  appears to be poised to grab hold...

Surely it is too late for a Hammers recovery?

Avram Grant insists West Ham can turn things around and avoid Premier League relegation, despite looking favourites for the drop at this point in time. The Hammers are two points behind Wolves and three points adrift of safety having played...

HALL OF GUFF

Eamon Dunphy

Graham Taylor

Kevin Keegan

George Hamilton

Clive Tyldesley