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Author : Andy Pymont

Are Manchester City on the brink of a memorable treble?

We have reached the business end of another football season and talk turns to who will win the major honours. With Manchester City again in imperious form, fans and pundits alike are starting to ask an inevitable question: are they on the brink of the Treble? What is a Treble? The term ‘Treble’ refers to […]

Are Mbappé and HÄland the new Messi and Ronaldo?

Kylian MbappĂ© and Erling HĂ„land have been writing more football headlines this month, with both breaking club goalscoring records. On Saturday 4th March, MbappĂ© scored his 201st goal for Paris Saint-Germain, becoming the club’s record goalscorer. Then on Tuesday 14th March, HĂ„land hit five goals for Man City against RB Leipzig in the Champions League. […]

Premier League VAR: how can Howard Webb fix the problems?

Premier League VAR was again the major talking point after a weekend featuring a number of high-profile errors by match officials using video technology. The VAR did not draw the lines when checking for offside on Brentford’s equaliser at the Emirates. Meanwhile, a similar error disallowed a Brighton goal against Crystal Palace. What is VAR? […]

Manchester City finances: what do new charges mean?

The Premier League has charged Manchester City with breaking rules around club finances. The statement from the league describes over 100 breaches of the league’s financial rules. What could this mean for Manchester City and for the Premier League? Which rules have Manchester City allegedly broken? The charges relate to Premier League rules which require […]

How Many Points per Season is a Good Goalkeeper Worth?

Newcastle’s 1-0 League Cup Semi-Final first-leg victory at Southampton saw their goalkeeper Nick Pope keep his 10th consecutive clean sheet. The longest such run for at least decade prompted much discussion amongst football pundits and online commentators. Soon repeated was an old clichĂ©: that a good goalkeeper is worth 15-20 points a season. But is […]

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