Premier League records that will probably never be broken features Arsenal, Liverpool, Man Utd

People say records are there to be broken, but some are there to stay for an eternity. We give you 14 Premier League records that will probably never be bettered.   Most consecutive seasons as manager (22)From 1996 until 2018, Arsene Wenger was manager of Arsenal, meaning he was in charge for a colossal 22 … Read more

How every Premier League team would have ranked in Haaland’s points-based system

Alfie Haaland revealed in the documentary ‘Haaland: The Big Decision’ that he and his son Erling used a points-based system to decide which club to join from Borussia Dortmund. It’s not clear exactly what all the criteria were, but five were mentioned. Only seven clubs made the shortlist but we thought it might be fun … Read more

problems Prem managers should have addressed during international break

Mikel Arteta needed only to spread the love, while the likes of David Moyes, Steve Cooper and Brendan Rodgers have had their work cut out during the international break. Here’s the most pressing issue each manager has had to address over the last fortnight. Or in some cases, four weeks…   Arsenal – keeping everyone … Read more

Ranking clubs by how knackered they will be in seven weeks

The international break is over, and it’s back to a nice quiet bit of of domestic football. For six mad weeks before we all have to stop so they can sneak a little World Cup in. There is a really quite insane amount of football to get through before Qatar, so who’s got it worst? … Read more

One player per club worried about the World Cup as Premier League returns…

Three Arsenal players are second-guessing the Brazil coach, a 146-cap veteran is sweating, while a West Ham winger has a Man Utd star breathing down his neck. With the Premier League returning this weekend, here are 20 players all stewing over their World Cup prospects…   Arsenal – Gabriel MartinelliThe last Brazil squad before the … Read more

How far has Harry Maguire dropped in our top 50 ranking?

If you are new to the England ladder then this is how it works – this is an approximation of Gareth Southgate’s thoughts on England. Not ours. But Gareth Southgate’s. Which is why Harry Maguire is not jettisoned. Southgate will choose a 26-man squad in October that will then be finalised in November ahead of … Read more

The ten best players England must be careful not to lose to other countries, including Chelsea pair

In the modern day it is weird for a player not to be eligible to represent about 15 different countries. England must be wary over these ten.   10) Jack HarrisonStuck so high on this list purely on the basis that his international eligibility is the subject of mild fascination, uncertainty, claim and counter-claim. Jack … Read more

Ranking all 23(!) Premier League managers from the season so far

Is it ideal to do a manager rankings piece when there are two Premier League managers who haven’t yet taken charge of a single game for their current clubs? No. Does the international break mean we’re going to do it anyway? Obviously yes. Mainly because there’s a lot of lads who have done/are doing really … Read more

Premier League: Can Man City star Erling Haaland make it four weeks as No 1 in our POWER RANKINGS?

The Premier League returned in part with a bang after last weekend’s fixtures were suspended following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Leaders Arsenal got back to winning ways after a brilliant 3-0 victory away at Brentford, with William Saliba and Granit Xhaka the standout performers. Manchester City and Tottenham however maintained the pressure on … Read more

Will Toney be a Shaw or a Mawson? England’s World Cup bolters have a pretty grim record

Ivan Toney’s stellar start to the season for Brentford has earned him a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England’s Nations League games next week.   The next time Southgate names an England squad, it will be his World Cup squad. So what are the omens for Toney? Which other uncapped players have come into England squads … Read more