Why Antonio Conte would be mad to leave Tottenham for Juventus

In many eras, a choice of whether to go to Juventus or Tottenham Hotspur was never really much of a debate. Juve may be the team everyone loves to hate in Italy, but their global prominence in the game is up there with the finest and there is an almost uncountable list of world renowned … Read more

Premier League report card – Part two of our grading for your team’s early season form

Even just seven games into the Premier League season it has been a fast start at both ends of the table heading into the international break. Some familiar big hitters have shown indifferent form, while there are a notable few so-called smaller teams punching above their weight to leave the top flight with plenty of … 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

Are Spurs good or sh*t or what? We really don’t know after the worst 6-2 win ever

Spurs are level on points with an absurd Manchester City, a point behind a flying Arsenal and have just won 6-2. So why do we still think they’re, well, a bit sh*t?   Over the years we’ve all had our fun with The Things That Brendan Rodgers Says, haven’t we? He’s a fascinating character. Clearly … Read more

Liverpool player, Forest and new Man Utd signing among ten biggest disappointments of season

The Premier League season heads into an international break with some clubs, managers and players as absolute let-downs. Poor Liverpool.   10) Heung-min SonNot the best start, this. Already been exposed as a lazy clickbait bias agenda nonce journalist and it’s honestly difficult to argue. On a serious note, it will be interesting to see … 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

Liverpool reserve, Chelsea manager target shine as Porto, Conte and Barca’s Chelsea defence stutter

One club is letting Portugal down and Kostas Tsimikas deserves a Liverpool chance. But it was a bad week for Allegri/Conte/Simeone sufferball.   Winners Club Brugge“Maybe it’s not an upset if we do everything so well?” pondered Carl Hoefkens. The former Stoke and West Brom right-back is naturally no stranger to perturbing apple carts but … Read more

Which Premier League clubs will be affected worst by call-ups?

For some managers, the World Cup will be a lovely break. Others will be fretting like f***. Here’s how we’ve ranked the clubs by how much they might be affected…   Long before the recent Premier League postponements there has been concern over what a mid-season World Cup would mean for Premier League clubs and … Read more

Every Premier League club’s best player missing out on Qatar

As the international break approaches and with it a final chance for international managers to try something before naming their World Cup squads, we can all have a stab at working out who is or might be going to the uniquely calendared World Cup this winter. But we crave certainty, and thus we move away … Read more

ALVISE CAGNAZZO: Conte was right about Ndombele… 10 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM SERIE A

The sixth round of fixtures in Serie A saw the league table begin to take shape, as Napoli, Atalanta and AC Milan continued their unbeaten starts to the new season, proving their early intentions to win the Scudetto. Meanwhile, Udinese are fast becoming the new Atalanta of the division as they moved up to fourth with … Read more