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Kane at Bayern: Blazing start for England captain

Harry Kane made a much-speculated big-money transfer this past summer. Long linked with Manchester City and Manchester United, England captain Kane has instead moved abroad. The former Tottenham striker has joined the German champions Bayern Munich. Early indications are that the move has been a success, with Kane making a fast start to life at […]

World Cup: Six-country 2030 tournament is FIFA’s latest strange idea

Football’s World Cup is one of the most famous and prestigious sporting competitions in the world. An iconic household name, if you say “the World Cup” then people know what you mean – you don’t even need to specify football. Whilst not immune to controversy, the tournament for the Jules Rimet trophy retains enduring appeal. […]

Tottenham-Liverpool VAR fiasco asks serious questions of PGMOL

VAR was the talking point after Tottenham-Liverpool on Saturday night. A match full of incident saw Spurs emerge victorious 2-1 over the Reds. However, the game was marred by controversy which has meant almost all discussion after the game is about Premier League refereeing and the VAR system. How Tottenham-Liverpool VAR Story Unfolded The chart […]

Castore kit issues have Villa players in a sweat

Aston Villa kit manufacturer Castore is at the centre of a growing story in recent weeks. Players and fans have raised concerns over the club’s kit retaining sweat. Some absolutely amazing images from recent matches against Legia Warsaw and Chelsea have shown players absolutely dripping wet. The issue has got so bad that the team […]

Saudi Pro League transfers changing world football’s landscape

The summer transfer window in 2023 saw several long-running stories familiar to football fans continue. Chelsea continued to spend heavily on young talent on long-term contracts. Manchester United signed a new striker in the hope of challenging their noisy neighbours for the league title. And the Premier League in general continued to dominate world transfers, […]

Allan Saint-Maximin: Newcastle’s best French winger?

This summer has been dominated by high-profile departures from the Premier League to the Saudi Pro League. The latest of these has seen Allan Saint-Maximin head from Newcastle to Al Ahli for an undisclosed fee. The Frenchman completes an exciting all-former-Premier-League front three for Al Ahli with Roberto Firmino and Riyad Mahrez. Whilst some of […]

American Villans – How to Connect with Other Aston Villa Fans in the US

Connecting with fellow enthusiasts of the British football club, Aston Villa, known as “Villans,” isn’t always straightforward when you’re in the United States. However, with a few key strategies, you can find a sense of camaraderie among fans spread across this vast country. Exploring Online Communities In today’s age of connectivity, online platforms serve as […]

England’s greatest football team: is it really Chelsea?

England’s Greatest Football Team. It’s an easy phrase to say, but which specific team is it referring to? Perhaps for each of us it’s a different team. It likely depends when you grew up, where you live, and what people you know are saying on the subject. Mauricio Pochettino discussed this subject in an interview […]

Bournemouth manager Gary O’Neil the latest to fall

Monday saw the surprising news of the departure of Bournemouth manager Gary O’Neil. The club moved quickly to replace him with Andoni Iraola. The news was particularly surprising given Gary O’Neil was well-regarded for his work last season. The former Portsmouth and Middlesbrough midfielder had taken over a 9-0 demolition by Liverpool. After that result, […]

What next for Manchester City after historic Treble?

Manchester City have done it. They have secured a historic Treble of the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League trophies. They completed this memorable feat with a 1-0 win over Internazionale at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night. As we previewed a few weeks ago, the Treble looked possible once City […]

Nottingham Forest: A new blueprint for Premier League survival?

Nottingham Forest won 1-0 at home to Arsenal on Saturday to clinch Premier League safety. This represents a great first season back in England’s top flight. Forest have been an interesting team to follow this season. Their approach seems different to that followed by many other promoted teams. This has led some to ask whether […]

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