Five Reasons Why Ander Herrera Should Be The Next Manchester United Captain

Ander Herrera sat on the pitch.

“I still enjoy football. I love football. I love my profession. What I don’t like is cases where owners prioritise their interests over the club. Football can’t be solely about profit.” – Ander Herrera. Footballers rarely make these kinds of textured remarks about the game, but then, is Ander Herrera a normal footballer? In a…

Ranked: Top 5 Goalkeepers In The Premier League At Present

David De Gea with Petr Cech

Finding out the top 5 English Premier League Goalkeepers is a really tough job. There are so many standards to be considered while selecting them. Here, in this short list, we are mostly emphasising on these Premier League Goalkeepers’ previous and present records, as well as their market value. The top flight of English football…

5 Things Different For Leicester City This Season As Compared To Last

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City managed to write one of the finest stories the world of football has ever witnessed, in a thrilling Premier League season of 2015-16. Having been promoted only one season prior and sacked the manager who led them to the top flight, Leicester seemed to be ready to fight another season in the bottom…

This December Can Win Chelsea The Premier League

Chelsea players observe a minutes silence

Chelsea are sitting comfortably at the top of the Premier League at present, and Antonio Conte is finding it more and more difficult to ignore the ongoing talks of a title challenge. Saturday’s 3-1 win against a dangerous Manchester City side at the Etihad lifted Chelsea three points ahead of their nearest challengers Arsenal, as…

Why Arsenal No Longer Need A ‘Big Name’ Striker

Ever since Robin van Persie left Arsenal to join Manchester United back in 2012, most of the Arsenal fans have been crying out for Arsene Wenger to bring in a proven, ‘world class’ striker, whatever the transfer fee may be. The summer transfer window would knock on Arsenal’s door each year, and bring the guarantee of several…

4 Most Successful Players To Have Featured In The Indian Super League

The Indian Super League was founded in the year 2013, so as to boost the growth of football in India. And since its first season in 2014, the franchise has done precisely that, by filling football stadiums all across the country, as well as getting the football fanatics at home hooked to the television for…

Three Ways Liverpool Can Fill The Void In Coutinho’s Injury Absence

Liverpool’s impressive start to this season has certainly suffered a massive blow with the loss of Philippe Coutinho. The Brazilian star has been in explosive form this season, bagging five goals and five assists, and Jurgen Klopp’s boys now sit second in the Premier League table, just one point behind leaders Chelsea. However, Coutinho is all…

Steven Gerrard’s Top 5 Most Memorable Performances For Liverpool

Football bid adieu to one of its best players, after Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard announced his retirement. Steven Gerrard has had a fantastic career for both club and country. While he may have failed to win the Premier League title with Liverpool, his performances have never been in question, especially in Europe, where he won…

4 Reasons Why Liverpool Will Win The Premier League This Season

The 2016-17 Premier League season is being predicted by many to be one of the best seasons ever. With world class managers like Antonio Conte, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho, Mauricio Pochettino, Claudio Ranieri, Arsene Wenger, and so many more going head-to-head in the same tournament, this year’s title race is bound to be one…

4 Reasons Why UEFA Europa League Is Better Than The Champions League

The UEFA Europa League, previously known as the UEFA Cup, is an annual competition featuring some of the best clubs from all around the European continent. Ever since the competition was officially established as the UEFA Cup in 1971, 27 different European clubs have managed to win this decorated title, with 12 of those teams managing…

4 Reasons AC Milan Will Rise From The Ashes

Last weekend, AC Milan moved up to third place in the Serie A table, following their win over title holders Juventus, which signified a massive turnaround for the club. Once one of the most prominent names in European football, the Rossoneri have since experienced a significant downfall. Their last trophy came in 2011, when they won…

Robin Van Persie’s Top 5 Moments With Manchester United

Robin van Persie made his controversial move from Arsenal to Manchester United in the summer of 2012, for an initial fee of £22.5 million, which later increased up to £24 million following his title win with the Red Devils. Along with a Premier League title, the Dutchman also managed to win an FA Community Shield in the…

5 Reasons Why Pep Guardiola Is Better Than Jose Mourinho

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are arguably the two best managers in the world of football at present. The pair worked together at Barcelona for four years, learning together under Dutchman Louis van Gaal, and were considered as good friends once. But these good buddies later turned into foes, just like so many classic stories.…

Top 5 Players That Left Arsenal For Rival Clubs

Over the years, Arsenal have become known for allowing big names to leave for their rivals clubs. So much, that even today, many of their players are constantly linked with their close rivals. With talks of Hector Bellerin leaving Arsenal for Manchester City next summer dominating the news, let’s take a look at some of…

Celebrating Arsene Wenger’s 20 Years At Arsenal

Arsene Wenger – born in Strasbourg, France, on October 22, 1949 – was introduced to football by his father at a very young age. He played his first game for FC Duttlenheim at the age of 12, and then went on to have a modest playing career. Wenger first tested his management skills at the age of 33,…

Wayne Rooney: The Beginning Of The End?

 

Top 5: Football’s Greatest One-Club Men

Today marks the birth of possibly the most loyal footballers of all time – Francesco Totti. The Italian World cup winner turns 40 years old today, and the astonishing part is, he is still playing for Roma – 27 years after joining the club’s Youth academy. So, to celebrate this occasion, we have compiled a…

Top 5 Footballers Under The Age Of 21

At the moment, football clubs are spending millions of dollars each year, building up their Youth Academies, hiring world-class scouts, and paying out thousands of dollars in wages to the players, all in the effort to nurture a few good lads who can go on to help them win titles. It is uncommon to find…

Pep Guardiola: The Catalan’s Top 5 Quotes

Pep Guardiola, born in 1971, has experienced success as both a player and a manager. He was part of the Barcelona ‘Dream Team’ in 1990, coached by Johan Cruyff. Guardiola began his footballing career in the Barcelona Youth Squad, joining La Masia when he was only 13 years old. He made his Barcelona senior debut…

Bastian Schweinsteiger: What Next For The German Legend

 

OPINION: Top 10 Transfers Of The Summer

   

How ‘Scapegoat’ Fellaini Has Proved Everyone Wrong

   

Why Paul Pogba Is Worth £89m

   

How Manchester United Could Line Up Next Season

With the recent signings of Zlatan Ibrahimović, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and Eric Bailly, Mourinho has a lot to think about when deciding which players to field and in what formation. The new Manchester United boss has inherited a squad that has been flooded with a quarter of a billion dollars of players in the last 3…

What Will Paul Pogba bring To Manchester United?

Paul Pogba has been heavily linked with Manchester United over the recent weeks, for a world-record transfer fee. So we decided to take a look at what the Frenchman can bring to Manchester United to make them better. Chance Creator Paul Pogba made more Key Passes than Toni Kroos, N’Golo Kante, or Andres Iniesta per game…

Ryan Giggs’ Top 5 Performances For Manchester United

Manchester United and British Football legend, Ryan Giggs, has finally ended his 29-year association with Manchester United. During his prime, Ryan Giggs was as fast and agile as today’s Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale – something that he tried to convince his son on several occasions, but never managed to. The “Welsh Wizard,” as he…

Zlatan Ibrahimović’s Most Outrageous Quotes

Zlatan Ibrahimović just recently announced his decision to join Manchester United. The giant Swede is attempting to test his skills in the Barclays Premier League for the first time ever. The 34-year-old striker has a wealth of experience playing in Europe’s top leagues. Ibrahimovic has played in Spain, the Netherlands, France, Italy, and is now…

Top 5 Players Over The Age Of 30

Take a look as we list the best players over the age of 30. These players still represent their clubs, and despite being deemed “old,” have been performing outstandingly well. Whenever a footballer passes the age of 30, we usually say that he is in the dying stages of his career. People claim that they…

Mino Raiola’s Top 5 Clients

Mino Raiola is currently one of the most famous names in the footballing world. The Italian-born football agent represents a number of high-profile footballers. The 48-year old must possibly be the busiest agent in the world at the moment, due to the number of high-profile transfers he is involved in. Raiola currently represents the likes of…

Will José Mourinho Take United Back To The Top?

Manchester United have finally replaced their man in charge, sacking Louis Van Gaal in favor of Jose Mourinho right after the Dutchman’s FA Cup triumph. Jose Mourinho is a familiar face at Old Trafford, having visited the ground with at least 3 different clubs. The Portuguese first met the Old Trafford crowd during a UEFA…

Marcus Rashford: The Dramatic Rise Of The Teenager, Staring Down On The Euros

It has only taken a matter of months for 18-year old Marcus Rashford to break through the Manchester United and England squads, having scored on both club and country debuts. The Manchester United man has enjoyed a sublime run of form during the past 4 months, scoring 8 goals in 18 appearances. His amazing form…

Louis Van Gaal: From World Cup Brilliance To Getting Sacked

Manchester United have parted ways with Louis Van Gaal, and have hired Jose Mourinho as his successor. Manchester United have finally ended the Louis Van Gaal saga, sacking the manager days after he managed United to FA Cup glory. Van Gaal’s future was in doubt after he failed to guide Manchester United to finish in a UEFA Champions League…

Bayern Munich: The German Giants’ Dominance

The German first tier league has been dominated by the Bavarian powerhouse, Bayern Munich, for the past 4 years. Their success is envied by several high profile clubs in other leagues. Bayern have managed to bag the last four Bundesliga titles – not an easy task by any means. The German giants have won a…

Jose Mourinho’s Top 5 Transfer Targets

The Jose Mourinho to Manchester United saga seems to have come close to conclusion, after reports from the trustworthy Sky Sports have revealed that the Special One will be officially announced as the next Red Devils’ Boss within the upcoming 24-48 hours. The Portuguese tactician will succeed Louis van Gaal, who was officially sacked last night…

Manchester United’s Road To Wembley And FA Cup Success

Manchester United have managed to claim their twelfth Football Association Cup after their triumph over Crystal Palace on the 21st of April 2016. United endured a tense match, in which they had to come back from behind to beat their opponents by two goals to one. Jason Puncheon fired Palace into the lead with a…

Hillsborough: The Latest Twist In The 27 Year Old Saga

On the 15th of April 1989, an FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool FC and Nottingham Forest was taking place at the latter team’s home ground. Just before the match, the crowd started a stampede onto the pitch, resulting in the death of 96 people, as well as injuring hundreds. Investigations have been ongoing ever since…

Riyad Mahrez: The Algerian’s Journey From French Second Division To The Top Of The Premier League

Riyad Mahrez is one of the players that has catalyzed Leicester City’s unexpected dominance in the Barclays Premier League this season. Let’s have a look at how the Algerian made the leap from French second division to the possible Premier League glory. Mahrez was born in the North of Paris to an Algerian father and…

Mesut Ozil: Does He Deserve The PFA Team Of The Year Snub?

Germany and Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, was excluded from this year’s Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) team of the season and couldn’t quite edge out Riyad Mahrez to win in the running for the PFA Player of the Year award. The PFA team of the year was leaked on social media – a week before it…

Barcelona: What Went Wrong This April?

Barcelona started this season with flair and finesse, and were set to win the La Liga title and possibly become the first ever team to win two consecutive Champions League titles. But they currently sit at the top of the table with only a favorable goal difference that separates them from their rivals, Atletico Madrid. It seems…

How Could Brexit Affect English Football?

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit for short) is a possibility this year as England go to the polls to decide on whether to stay or completely leave the European Union (EU). Although, the national sides of the United Kingdom and Ireland may want to be doing everything they can…

Mario Götze: What’s Ahead For The German?

Mario Götze is one of the hottest names in football right now. The German player has already accomplished a fair bit during his relatively short career. He is most famously known for scoring the goal which earned Germany the title of World Cup Champions in 2014, after coming off the bench in additional time and…

FEATURE: THE STORY OF ONE OF THE GREATEST EVER – JOHAN CRUYFF

March 24th, 2016 saw the loss of a major footballing legend – Johan Cruyff, who unfortunately lost his life due to cancer. Johan Cruyff was a retired Dutch professional footballer and coach who had quite an illustrious career. He spearheaded the birth of the footballing philosophy known as “Total Football,” and is widely regarded as…

EURO 2016: Who’s The Perfect Fit Between The Sticks For England?

England’s trusted number one, Joe Hart, is out with an injury, which means England will have to replace him with someone else. Joe Hart picked up an injury during Manchester City’s 1-0 loss to Manchester United over the weekend. He was stretchered off due to a calf injury which he sustained when carrying out a clearance…

Eden Hazard: The Belgian’s Journey; When Will He Regain Form?

Eden Hazard is a man who is struggling this season, a man who is usually regarded as the most promising young and upcoming talent out there, and even being compared to the likes of Neymar and Gareth Bale a few times. He played a key role in Chelsea’s midfield during the 2014/15 season, in which he…

Opinion: Are Manchester City Saving English Football’s Name?

Manchester City have climbed up to fame in the recent years, after heavy investments from the Arab owners City Football Group, spending over £500 million pounds net on their squad since 2008; threatening the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the money leagues. They have attracted big names such as Yaya Toure,…

The Premier League Race – Money Vs Passion

This year’s race for the Premier League title is as heated as ever, with surprise contenders Leicester City having stunned the footballing world with their run of form and phenomenal performances. Leicester are currently topping the league with 9 games left to go and Tottenham Hotspur trailing by 5 points. Let’s take a brief look…

Will Wayne Rooney Ever Win The Premier League Golden Boot?

Wayne Rooney, the Manchester United and England captain, is a highly rated man. He’s a very influential player with loads of experience. Wayne’s a player who is known for his energetic and creative style of play. He always has a sense of urgency; knowing where to play the ball and when to up the tempo.…

PSG: More Than Just Money Bags

Paris Saint-Germain are a club with a major financial advantage over most of its competitors, fueled by the heavy investment in the squad by their owners – Qatar Sports Investments. They have succeeded in climbing up the ranks in the past years and now sit among the biggest names in football. They have influenced the likes of Zlatan…

Mourinho And Manchester United Can Unite To Stop Pep Guardiola From Dominating The Premier League

After months of speculations, Manchester City finally confirmed on Monday afternoon that Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola will replace current boss Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad in the summer. With United already trailing to their local rivals, the gap is only likely to widen now. Even Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has expressed his worries on…

January Transfer 2016: Top Deals Done

Here are the top deals of the January transfer window: Giannelli Imbula – Porto to Stoke City – £18.3 million Stoke set a new club transfer record for the second window running, it trumps the £12m spent by previous record buy Xherdan Shaqiri in August. Holding midfielder Imbula, 23, arrived from Porto after failing to…