A 4-0 thumping at the hands of Aston Villa on Saturday brought to an end Southampton’s impressive recent run in the Premier League. More importantly perhaps, Villa’s tactical approach could symbolise a significant and pragmatic approach to overcoming the high press favoured by Leeds, Southampton, Manchester City and Liverpool. “…as unbalanced as Laurel and Hardy on a playground seesaw” Paul… Read More »‘De-pressing’ away day for lacklustre Saints
Ahead of the Manchester derby, is it possible that Cristiano Ronaldo, has lost the confidence of the manager? With Ronaldo out of favour, Ralf Rangnick has opted to start Elanga up top. The improving form of Jadon Sancho, coupled with the emergence of Elanga may give United some hope going into today’s match. Rashford warms the bench again as he… Read More »Ronaldo out of Man Utd Squad
Arsenal are setting their sights firmly on a top 4 spot as they zero in on a likely victory at Vicarage Road. Despite a spectacular Watford equalizer from Fernandez, after a very early opener from Odergaard, Arsenal took full control of this match. 2-1 up at the break after a Saka strike, capping off a brilliant Arsenal move, the gunners… Read More »Arsenal gunning for Europe
Ange Postecoglou has pledged that is side will “be a hard team to stop” after a convincing 3-1 away win at Livingston today. The victory restores their three-point Scottish Premiership lead. Despite missing an earlier penalty, Celtic took the lead when striker Daizen Maeda headed in the opener from a disputed corner. A Nicky Devlin own goal and James Forrest’s… Read More »Celtic back on top
Roman Abramovich has ‘stepped back’ as owner of Chelsea as the UK government freezes the assets of Russian banks and 100 individuals or businesses. In a club statement, #CFC have confirmed that Roman Abramovich will remain Chelsea owner. Director Marina Granovskaia together with Petr Cech will take care of every club aspect like contract extensions, new signings and more. Although… Read More »Abramovich: Hiding in plain sight
Marcelo Bielsa is reportedly set to leave Leeds by mutual consent following a run of poor results. With Leeds languishing in 16th place, after a run of 6 games without a win, it appears that patience has run out at Elland Road. Hotly tipped to replace Bielsa is former RB Leipzig manager, Jesse Marsch who left the club in December.… Read More »Bielsa set to leave Leeds
A 4-0 thumping at home today by a dominant Spurs may just be the beginning of the end for Bielsa’s men this season. An outstanding performance from Tottenham talisman, Harry Kane; first finishing exquisitely then launching an inch perfect 30 yard pass for Son to make it 4 in the final 10 minutes. Leeds showed considerable fight and created clear… Read More »Lacklustre Leeds lose 4-0
Ukrainian in defiant mood FC Shakhtar CEO, Sergei Palkin, is in defiant mood as Ukraine’s football season is suspended for a minimum of 30 days following the Russian Invasion. “Together, we will withstand it and win.