Just three competitive games in as manager and already Luis van Gaal has the ignoble honour of spearheading one of the most humiliating losses in Manchester United's recent history. If it makes you feel any better Luis, this isn't the first time that 'plucky minnows' have trampled all over United. We name and shame the club's top 5 most embarrassing defeats below.Read More
This weekend of Premier League football threw up one notable winner – Diego Costa, who is fitting like a glove at Chelsea, a clear loser – Crystal Palace, who are floundering without a manager, and one major cause for concern – Alexis Sanchez who continues to be very rough around the edges in an Arsenal jersey. We dig into those three chin-wagging talking points in full detail below.Read More
Earlier in the week, Cesc Fabregas blew us all away with a truly awesome assist for Schurrle against Burnley. The Spaniard certainly has a particular talent and vision for setting up his fellow opponents. Last season in La Liga alone, he cued-up 13 goals. The compilations of his assists on YouTube are endless. We’ve picked out our favourite 5 from the bunch.Read More
Rejoice, the Premier League has returned. Last minute goals, controversial red cards and United losing at home…it’s just like it’s never been away! Below we’ve detailed the top three talking points that bounced off the walls of our local pub this weekend.Read More
Crystal Palace fans will wake up this morning in a fog of confusion, misery and anger after finally accepting that last season’s saviour has gone. Just a few months after masterminding the great escape from bottom of the league to 11th spot, Tony Pulis has left Palace after a major falling out with the owners over transfer dealings. Whether you are a Palace fan or affiliated to another team, it’s a shocking development just a day away from the start of the new season. Here are our top 5 conclusions on the debacle.
All the money is going on top quality strikers Robin van Persie, Daniel Sturridge and Segio Aguero to be fighting it out for the Premier League Golden Boot. But the favourites don’t always pick up the prestigious gong – in 2000 Sunderland’s Kevin Phillips took the trophy home! If there is to be a surprise again this year, we fancy it’ll be one of the three individuals we’ve picked out below.Read More
It's opening day of the season and fans around the country are crying out for three points to kick-start a successful season. A solid win is the most they can expect from their team, but every so often an individual goes above and beyond by scoring a wondergoal on the campaign curtain raiser. Here are our top 5 Premier League opening day beauties.
The traditional Premier League curtain-raiser is done and dusted for another year. It saw the Gunners comprehensively outplay the Champions - both a sign of bubbling Arsenal confidence and a City line-up devoid of its best defenders. After taking in the game, we immediately penned our top 5 talking points. Take a peek below.Read More
Manchester United absolutely smashed their US tour this summer. They won all of their five matches, taking some significant scalps including bitter rivals Liverpool and European Champions Real Madrid. It's never a good idea to attach too much weight to preseason results, but the speed with which new manager Louis van Gaal has got his players intune with his mentality and tactical approach is remarkable. Above all it has been exquisite goals that have caught the imagination. In their five games across the pond, United slapped in an incredible 16 goals. Here we’ve picked out our top 5.Read More
A string of relentless hamstring injuries, a dismal 16 caps and a lack of patience from City has seemingly left the likeable Rodwell on the scrapheap of football…also known as Sunderland. Against the odds, we think the move down the Premier League ladder will do wonders for the midfielder. Here’s 5 reasons why.Read More