Although their EFL Cup defeat at the hands of West Ham came as a blow, Chelsea will be pretty happy with the start that they have made to life under Antonio Conte. Top teams are always looking to strengthen their squad, however, and recent reports in the Daily Star suggest that the Blues are interested
The annual battle between EA Sports’ FIFA and Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer kicked off with both titles upping their game for that season. FIFA 11’s biggest new feature adds the ability to play as a goalkeeper to the ‘Be a Pro’ mode. Pro Evo’s improvements are mostly cosmetic, but the presentation of the new installment
Paul Pogba Pogba’s £89 million arrival in the summer, a world-record transfer, was seen as a move that made Manchester United favourites for the Premier League crown this season. The Frenchman’s powerful performances for both Juventus and France made him one of the most sought-after players in world football and United fans had every reason
Sunderland The 2016-17 Premier League season may only be nine games young, but Sunderland already looked destined to be heading for The Championship. Online bookmakers agree, pricing Sunderland as -300 favourites for the dreaded drop. Sunderland manager David Moyes has an epic battle on his hands to keep the Black Cats up — he has
Things are suddenly looking up for Jose, are they not? First United win a game, and not just any game. A game against Pep’s City, which must mean Pep is on the way out now, no? Milan money-fest Secondly, all this new money in Milan has sent both clubs transfer rumour crazy.
Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. Simon Grayson was being realistic after he saw his team thrashed 6-0 by Newcastle in their midweek EFL Cup tie. The Preston North End manager even had time for a laugh when asked if there would be a different outcome when they host the Magpies in the league this
Edinson Cavani is currently one of world football’s most divisive figures. For some, he’s still the monster he was in Naples, waiting to re-assume his place in the conversation of the ‘world’s best strikers’ after finally being given the PSG #9 role he so craved. For others, he’s a player past his prime, who misses
As we all know, Paris Saint-Germain have struggled to fill the void left by Zlatan in the summer. The reigning league champions currently sit third in Ligue 1 and are currently six points adrift of early pace setters Nice and have reportedly pinpointed Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann as the ideal candidate to replace Ibrahimovic.
Vishakh’s latest “The Manchester Musings” column. After an absolute shellacking in West London, Manchester United returned to winning ways by grinding out a 1-0 win against rivals Manchester City to progress to the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup. It was by no means a vintage performance, but it got the job done, restored bragging rights,
The Premier League will again make way for internationals in three weeks’ time and as England prepare to take on Scotland and Spain, Crystal Palace’s contingent will be readying themselves for a week off. Andros Townsend, who was called as a late replacement for the injured Raheem Sterling, may retain his place Gareth Southgate’s squad
Mesut Ozil reportedly met with Fenerbahce over a possible transfer to the club during a 17-hour trip to Istanbul in his recent visit to Turkey, according to Hurriyet. Ozil, 28, is yet to put pen-to-paper on a new deal with Arsenal hence leaving room for speculations about a potential Arsenal exit. Smart move Seeing as
Charles’ latest “The Mind of Conte” column. Following the most impressive wins from the men in blue against Leicester City and Manchester United, here are some thoughts on what stood out to me. Dynamic front three Conte’s front three is in many ways reminiscent of the Malouda, Drogba, Anelka trio that led Chelsea to
Fernando Forestieri has had a tumultuous start to the 2015/2016 Championship campaign. The young Italian has shown so much potential, but almost scuppered his progress after a spat with Sheffield Wednesday. A goal against Wigan and Aston Villa means he is slowly beginning to find the form that saw him light up the Championship. What
Given Arsenal’s recent form and goalscoring prowess, many believed Saturday’s encounter with Middlesbrough would be a forgone conclusion. The Gunners, coming off a 6-0 victory in the Champions League against Ludogorets, came up against a Boro side that had failed to win in their last six games. It looked an ominous task for Aitor Karanka’s
I’m sure we’ve all creatively enhanced what our actual income is when trying to buy something on credit, no? The Telegraph have been at it again showing how much they hate football and are looking to bring it down one tiny brick at a time. Allegedly, the Pozzo’s faked a bank letter to