Howe demands players remember ‘pain’ of Huddersfield defeat ahead of Newcastle clash

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe wants his squad to remember the ‘pain’ caused by the heavy defeat at Huddersfield, ahead of the return to Premier League action this weekend. A strong start to the year saw Howe honoured with the Premier League’s January Manager of the Month award, but the 4-1 reverse at the John Smith’s […]

Super City Down Premier League Newcomers

An inspired Manchester City side struck twice in the second-half to condemn Chris Hughton’s Brighton to defeat in their first-ever Premier League clash at The Amex Stadium yesterday-evening. Pep Guardiola’s men, who had entertained the likes of Tottenham, Real Madrid and Manchester United in pre-season, fielded an excitingly strong line-up that included the rarity of […]

Living on the Dreams of Legends: Are foreign players in the Premier League stopping England win the World Cup?

The short answer to this question is: we don’t know. In the 2016-2017 season, 69.2% of players in the Premier League were foreigners. FA chairman, Greg Dyke, wants to decrease this figure to 60% by ensuring clubs give increased first team action to English players. Steven Gerrard believes fewer foreign players in the league would […]

Living on the Dreams of Legends: Premier League Teams Must Be Courageous and Give Homegrown Players First Team Opportunities

Premier League teams consistently show a lack of courage when it comes to playing young, homegrown players. The best sides in the league have invested millions in developing academy facilities to ensure they are equipped to support player growth to the highest standards. However, Premier League teams do everything right in finding and training young […]

Living on the Dreams of Legends: The Money Pit

Money has changed football forever. It swells from the pockets of everyone involved. Revenue of behemoth levels is generated from television broadcast deals, ticket and merchandise sales, and commercial sponsorship. Agents command huge fees for their part in transfers and have deeply vested personal interest in the outcome of negotiations. The players themselves earn huge […]

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