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Mourinho’s Third Season & Rodgers On The Brink

The Weekend In Review Losses for Liverpool and Chelsea, the Manchester City machine rumbling on and their dominance being under threat from Leicester City: it’s just another weekend in the Premier League. Here we’re having a look at the major stories from the weekend and what it all means moving forward. Read it all or just go straight to the story that interests you the …

Wayne Rooney – The Greatest Ever Or Just The One Who Scored The Most?

There was an interesting tweet sent out by the official BBC Press Office Twitter account today: .@BBCOne goes behind the scenes with England’s greatest goalscorer @WayneRooney in 60-min film http://t.co/fmwb0aAIiP pic.twitter.com/Zg4NafrmE3 — BBC Press Office (@bbcpress) September 9, 2015 The BBC’s decision to refer to Rooney as the “greatest” goal scorer was an interesting one, especially when you consider that Gary Linker is the host …

Premier League Transfer Dealine Day Summary – 2nd August 2015

Arsenal Poor Arsene Wenger. Despite announcing to the world that he would have his mobile phone turned on for the duration of Transfer Deadline Day the Arsenal manager must have been using it to play Angry Birds, because he certainly didn’t make any signings. Last summer Arsenal wined and dined Alexis Sanchez in order to persuade him to spurn Liverpool and move to the country’s …

A Premier League Weekend In Review

Home and Away There’s something odd happening this season, there’s no doubt about it. Of the 40 games that have been played so far this season the home team has won just 9 of them. That’s less than a quarter of all games being won by the team that are supposed to have a significant advantage. What’s going on? There’s an argument to be made …

Premier League Transfer Rumours And News: 28th August 2015

Arsenal Arsene Wenger made a somewhat strange statement this week. He said that Arsenal were ‘not close’ to signing anyone, but that he was ‘always confident’. He also said that he’s available ’24 hours a day’ for transfer business. Play it cool, Arsene, play it cool! The Gunners seem destined to miss out on Karim Benzema, which is weird considering his plane has been circling …

The Premier League Week 3: A Look Back

When Tony Pulis Plays Tony Pulis With Money, The Money Talks Jose Mourinho continues to be heralded as one of the best coaches in the world and, arguably, one of the best managers of all time. Yet it’s often dismissed or forgotten that during his career he’s spent the most money of any manager ever. Between 2004 and 2014 the self-proclaimed special one has spent …

Premier League Transfer Rumours And News: 21st August 2015

Arsenal Have you heard about the link between Arsenal and Karim Benzema? They’ve been trying to keep it quiet, but something’s come out about it so we thought we’d best report it. The Telegraph are saying that the odds on the Gunners signing the Real Madrid forward have been slashed. At the time of writing BetVictor are offering 5/6 that he’s an Arsenal player before …

Analysis Of The Weekend – What Did We Learn?

Jose Mourinho’s Running Out Of Excuses Jose Mourinho has long been the master at deflecting attention away from his team when they have under performed. Whether it’s blaming the referee for “favouring the other team” or blaming his own medical staff for doing their jobs, the self-proclaimed Special One knows how to get the press talking about something other than the way his team have …

Premier League Transfer Rumours And News: 14th August 2015

Arsenal Arsenal are signing Benzema! Honestly, they’re going to sign Karim Benzema from Real Madrid! Seriously! Ok, so the rumour has been going on all summer and his plane has been circling Heathrow for so long it’s had to be refuelled too many times to mention. But now Jeinny Lizarazo, a reporter for ESPN Deportes, has told her Twitter followers that the deal is definitely …

What Have We Learned From The Opening Weekend?

The opening fixtures of the new Premier League season are now completed, with wins for Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool at the top end of the table. Impressive performances from Swansea and West Ham led to Chelsea and Arsenal dropping 2 and 3 home points respectively, whilst Leicester also ran out 4-2 winners at home to Sunderland. Past just looking at the results, though, …