Claudio Ranieri joins a very undesirable list of Premier League title winners

Claudio Ranieri joins a very undesirable list of Premier League title winners

It should come with a warning from a doctor: Winning the Premier League could be hazardous to your (job) health. Following Claudio Ranieri’s sacking on Thursday, that makes for four of the last five Premier League title-winning managers not making to the end of the following season. Only Manuel Pellegrini from 2013-14 through 2015-16 made it […]

What if Lionel Messi played in the Premier League

Lionel Messi – manifestation of magic on a football pitch, paradigm of grace in a physical game, ambassador for the beauty of this game that we all love. The only way Lionel Messi has divided opinion is regarding whether he is just the best we have seen or the best we have ever had. Winding […]

Under fire referee Mike Dean set to drop a level and officiate Championship match

Under fire referee Mike Dean set to drop a level and officiate Championship match

After a run of dicey decisions in high-profile Premier League matches, embattled referee Mike Dean is stepping away from the spotlight. Both Dean and the referees union in England, the PGMOL, agreed that he should be assigned a less prominent match this weekend, per the Telegraph. As a result, Dean won’t handle his usual Premier League […]

Premier League Saturday Roundup

Premier League Saturday Roundup

Premier League Saturday Roundup Seven matches highlighted the Premier League schedule for Saturday. It turned out to be a big day for Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool as all three sides recorded four goals a piece in their victories. Elsewhere, it was another frustrating day for Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. Arsenal vs. Sunderland Alexis […]

Chelsea to win the Premier League? It’ll be difficult’ – Former Blues boss Ancelotti doubts Conte

The Bayern boss expects his countryman to be successful at Stamford Bridge, but does not believe he will deliver the title in his first season Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti does not believe Antonio Conte can deliver the Premier League title in his first season at Stamford Bridge, though he expects his fellow Italian to […]

George Best film opens up football’s flawed genius

George Best film opens up football’s flawed genius

George Best’s prodigious rise to football superstardom and plunge into alcoholic self-destruction is laid bare in a new documentary film that focuses on the character behind the tragic tale. “George Best: All By Himself”, which has its world premiere at the London Film Festival on Friday, looks at what lay behind one of football’s greatest-ever players […]

Premier League Saturday Recap

Premier League Saturday Recap

Premier League Saturday Recap The Premier League had ten clubs in action on Saturday. Here’s a break down of what happened. Liverpool vs. Swansea City Liverpool came back from an early deficit to take all three points on the road. The club scored two goals in the second half to record their fifth straight win […]

Ian Wright explains why Arsenal won’t win Premier League title

Ian Wright says Arsenal haven’t made enough signings to transform the Gunners into Premier League champions this season. Arsene Wenger’s side finished in second place in the table last season but the north London side failed to capitalise on the poor form of their title rivals Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United. The quartet […]