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May 2019 articles

In the wake of a domestic treble unprecedented in English men’s football, there should be no sparing of praise for the brilliance [...]

19 May

Nestled among the replica kits and Javi Gracia T-shirts at Watford’s club shop is a version of “Guess Who?” in which the [...]

16 May

This season’s individual accolades have been awarded and, unsurprisingly, the vast majority went to players at Liverpool and [...]

15 May

The appearance of Liverpool and Spurs in the Champions League final and Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa Cup one has generated [...]

15 May

Manchester City are champions again but they will never win a tougher Premier League title than this year’s. [...]

13 May
12 May

The midweek may have belonged to Liverpool and Tottenham, but the season is Manchester City’s. [...]

12 May

Rumours of English football’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. It may have taken a nervy penalty shoot-out at Stamford [...]

9 May

Before the dramatic events of this week unfolded, most observers, whether impartial or otherwise, would have agreed that the [...]

9 May

Just when you thought it couldn’t happen again, it did. [...]

8 May

Anfield has seen some famous nights, especially in European football, but this was special. [...]

7 May

However the Premier League concludes on Sunday, I don’t think the competition has ever seen two better teams than Manchester [...]

7 May

Manchester City can beat you in so many ways, but a Vincent Kompany outside-of-the-foot, long-range screamer? That is not something [...]

6 May

Tottenham could be forgiven for looking past this weekend's trip to Bournemouth to the all more attractive proposition of facing [...]

2 May