Month: December 2019

Don Hutchison likes Borussia Dortmund’s move for Erling Haaland, but says the club has more pressing needs. Shaka Hislop outlines the edge Borussia Dortmund had to get the signature of FC Salzburg’s Erling Haaland. Julian Weigl has agreed to join Portuguese champions Benfica, leaving Borussia Dortmund after four-and-a-half-years at the club. “I would like to
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Steve Nicol explains why teams like Tottenham and Manchester United are not locks to finish top four. Shaka Hislop and Steve Nicol push back against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s optimism regarding Man United. Steve Nicol analyses Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dilemma surrounding Mason Greenwood’s playing time. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he is “optimistic”
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With the January transfer approaching, Stewart Robson details the areas where Chelsea can add reinforcements. Chelsea have recorded a loss of £96.6 million for the year ending June 30, according to the Premier League club’s latest financial results released on Tuesday. After two profitable years, Chelsea insisted they are still compliant with UEFA’s Financial Fair
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African footballers are ubiquitous in almost all of the world’s biggest leagues, with the continent’s players still one of the greatest contributions to global sport. In 2019, some have been among the top performers in their respective divisions, setting the standard for African players abroad. Here, ESPN’s Ed Dove picks out the outstanding African talent
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Stewart Robson slams the Premier League’s sense of superiority after continued VAR controversies. Wolves’ manager doesn’t think VAR decisions should be made miles away from where the match is being played. VAR may have gotten things right in Liverpool-Wolves, but Shaka Hislop says its implementation has been flawed. Where do you start with VAR? Seriously:
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The Exploding Heads present some baffling items available in Premier League club stores this holiday season. The Football Agents share their top charitable gift ideas for the players they represent. While Lionel Messi was reclaiming his crown as the world’s best player in 2019, Cristiano Ronaldo still managed to stun the world with his leaps
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Steve Nicol says he is more impressed by Man United’s 2-0 win over Burnley than the 4-1 thrashing of Newcastle. Steve Nicol explains why teams like Tottenham and Manchester United are not locks to finish top four. Shaka Hislop and Steve Nicol push back against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s optimism regarding Man United. Manchester United midfielder
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