Football

QPR safe in mid-table after fluctuating form

After winning their opening two fixtures without conceding, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and the QPR faithful would have wished that the season ended as soon as it began. Unfortunately for Rangers, they still had another 44 league games to play. Their early table-topping status was abruptly abolished after back-to-back defeats, and such fluctuating patterns of form […]

Featured Football

How Crystal Palace ruined your accumulator.

In what was possibly the upset of the season, the maybe-soon-to-be relegated Crystal Palace beat almost-definitely-soon-to-be-champions Chelsea and ruined everyone’s accumulators. Before this, there was a 40+ point gap between the two clubs, Palace had languished, lacking goals and any kind of defence. In comparison, Chelsea had flew into an untouchable realm in regards to […]

Featured Football

How Did Arsenal Players Fare Over the International Break?

How Arsenal Players Fared on International Duty. Petr Cech: Despite retiring from International football in the summer following the Czech Republic’s disappointing Euro 2016, Petr Cech was honoured with the Czech player of the year last week. He hasn’t been anywhere close to his best this year, however, in my opinion, the award is still […]

Football

Fulham’s late surge for the playoffs.

“There’s always one team who makes a late run to try and sneak into the playoffs.” This has become a famous Championship cliché, and this year the club making a late surge is Fulham. Debutant Denis Odoi offered a sign of the flamboyant football the Cottagers would play this season, when he executed a remarkable […]

Football

Ozil set for an Arsenal departure?

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil has insisted that his future at the club does NOT depend on the future of manager Arsene Wenger. The German World Cup winner has just over 12 months left on his current deal and is yet to decide on a new contract. Now however, the German has come out and said his […]

Featured Football

Are Chelsea the real deal?

After their narrow one nil victory on Monday, Chelsea joined neighbours Arsenal and Tottenham as well as Manchester City in the semi-final of the FA Cup. They have been drawn against Tottenham and are still very much on for an unlikely double. At the start of the season not maybe punters will have predicted that […]

Football

Wenger out! But who comes in?

Arsenal are one of the most successful teams in the history of English football, boasting an impressive thirteen league titles, a dozen FA Cups and two League Cups, to name just a few. Arsenal have had the same manager since 1996 – Arsene Wenger – who is currently the longest serving manager in English football. […]

Football

What the Fans Thought – How the fighting Cockerels decapitated the Potters.

London is, undeniably, an amazing city. As is (in my opinion) Stoke. Things we have to boast to our name include; the Spitfire, the pottery industry, and of course, Robbie Williams. One thing we don’t have to our name at the moment is a defence. Good god. We were awful. It was initially the job […]

Football

Hopeful Hammers move for Hogan

With the January transfer window now upon us, the Premier League teams begin the scramble to find players to fill in holes left from the summer and either see out their early season success, or turn their form around. West Ham have been the Premier League team grabbing much of the January headlines with some […]