Previewing The Upcoming Manchester Derby

The Manchester derby is always a big occasion, especially since Manchester City were elevated to the level of regular Premier League contenders when Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan – better known as Sheikh Mansour – took over the club in 2008, investing heavily in the first-team squad and club’s infrastructure. And the battle for Mancunian[…]

The Future’s Bright for Pep’s Man City

The Manchester City squad inherited by Pep Guardiola this season is a squad of the highest calibre. With several experienced stars within its ranks, many are citing the Blues as the favourites for the Premier League crown in the upcoming 2016/17 Premier League campaign. But with experience comes ageing players and City are notorious for[…]

Top Ten Big Money Failures

Whenever a superstar footballer is involved in a transfer, the deal is usually a costly one. As football has developed, the market has too, meaning the more money in the game, the higher the value of a player. Every summer, it seems to keep increasing, and ‘value’ is relative. Perspective is the most important factor[…]

The 5 Youngsters Set To Take The Premier League By Storm Next Season

The 2015/16 season was, again, a very good season for youngsters. Players such as Demarai Gray, Marcus Rashford, Tim Fosu-Mensah, Kelechi Iheanacho and Dele Alli impressed the world, with the latter in particular creating an incredible impression for a then-nineteen year old. Now, with the new season beckoning, I have identified 5 young talents who[…]

Players That Manchester City Should Sign At All Costs

Manchester City have had the lure of playing Champions League football, competing on multiple fronts and providing high wages for several years now. But with the additional attraction of working under Pep Guardiola next season, many world class names have been linked with a potential move to the Etihad Stadium this summer. Having already acquired[…]

The Transfer Plans For Last Seasons Top Four

To varying degrees, each of the clubs from last season’s Premier League top four have experienced a disappointing 2015-16 campaign. Champions Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United have all fallen short of pre-season expectations, which means we can expect change this summer. Managerial changes have already been confirmed for Chelsea and City, with the[…]

Future Stars – Mahmoud Dahoud

Mahmoud Dahoud made his debut for Borussia Mönchengladbach on 28 August 2014, aged 18, in a 7-0 win against FK Sarajevo during a Europa League play-off fixture. However, his Bundesliga debut didn’t come until April 2015 when he came off the bench against Borussia Dortmund. Dahoud had long been talked about as one of the next big[…]

Blue Moon Rising Star: Kelechi Iheanacho

Born October 3 1996, height 1.85 m, left-footed, his name is Kelechi Promise Iheanacho. As the name implies, he’s one of the hottest prospects currently playing in the English premier league. He comes from the Taye Academy, and has been bought in at an early age by Manchester City. After Iheanacho’s hat-trick in the FA[…]

Why Liverpool Must Give Up On Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge has been a shining light even during the darkest times for Liverpool over the past few seasons. His flamboyant dancing for each goal and his ambitious eye for goal have made him a favourite with the Kop since the sale of Luis Suarez. Whilst Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez have searched for trophies[…]