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2019 Articles

Raheem Sterling-Joe Gomez row: Gareth Southgate's firm response has ensured this won't happen again
Raheem Sterling-Joe Gomez row: Gareth Southgate's firm response has ensured this won't happen again
It’s rare, but I can’t say I’ve never witnessed two England team-mates coming to blows on international duty, as Raheem [...]
November 12, 2019
VAR has not helped the Premier League at all – but here is a how it can be fixed
VAR has not helped the Premier League at all – but here is a how it can be fixed
We all want to see the correct decisions being made and that is why video assistant referees were introduced but [...]
November 5, 2019
Granit Xhaka must apologise or lose the Arsenal captaincy
Granit Xhaka must apologise or lose the Arsenal captaincy
Captains tend to be brilliant leaders, have great communication skills, or a bit of both. I’m not sure that’s Granit [...]
October 29, 2019
West Ham win simply has to be the turning point for Everton and Marco Silva
West Ham win simply has to be the turning point for Everton and Marco Silva
When you break it down, Everton’s weekend win over West Ham – ending a run of four Premier League defeats [...]
October 22, 2019
Improving Ross Barkley should strive to be England's Kevin De Bruyne
Improving Ross Barkley should strive to be England's Kevin De Bruyne
Only two competitive fixtures stand between England and their opening Euro 2020 match at Wembley next summer, yet Gareth Southgate’s [...]
October 15, 2019
There is an undercurrent of unrest at Tottenham and the big players are not turning up
There is an undercurrent of unrest at Tottenham and the big players are not turning up
No one could have seen Tottenham’s disastrous start coming but, having finished the last campaign on a low after losing [...]
October 8, 2019
This Leicester City team could be even better than the title winning side
This Leicester City team could be even better than the title winning side
Brendan Rodgers made a bold decision when he walked away from a third successive domestic treble at Celtic in February [...]
October 1, 2019
United West Ham are showing the consistency to gatecrash the top six places
United West Ham are showing the consistency to gatecrash the top six places
When you get stuffed 5-0 on the opening day of the season with a load of new recruits in the [...]
September 24, 2019
Home form, a solid tactical base and key men: Norwich City have a template for survival
Home form, a solid tactical base and key men: Norwich City have a template for survival
For Norwich, beating champions Manchester City 3-2 on Saturday was more than just a big result; it was a reminder [...]
September 17, 2019
Front three are as good as any but England must improve defence and midfield
Front three are as good as any but England must improve defence and midfield
England’s pair of high-scoring wins over Bulgaria and Kosovo will have left Gareth Southgate broadly happy, although the Euro 2020 [...]
September 11, 2019
Are England and Jamie Vardy missing a trick or are they better off without each other?
Are England and Jamie Vardy missing a trick or are they better off without each other?
When Gareth Southgate reconvened his England squad this week ahead of the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo he [...]
September 4, 2019
Why fired-up Liverpool can end Manchester City's Premier League reign and Manchester United could fall out of the top six
Why fired-up Liverpool can end Manchester City's Premier League reign and Manchester United could fall out of the top six
What separates Manchester City and Liverpool from the rest of the Premier League is that they have settled squads which [...]
August 8, 2019
Trevor Steven: Tottenham have more to gain from Champions League win but Liverpool's need is greater
Trevor Steven: Tottenham have more to gain from Champions League win but Liverpool's need is greater
I couldn’t be any more excited about the prospect of a Champions League final between two English teams who possess [...]
May 30, 2019
Trevor Steven: Strike pair can give Arsenal edge over Chelsea in Baku
Trevor Steven: Strike pair can give Arsenal edge over Chelsea in Baku
There is very little in the way of form to go on when teams have a 17-day gap from their [...]
May 28, 2019