Relegation at the Riverside: Where has it gone wrong for Middlesbrough?

Middlesbrough are in trouble. Big trouble. Sitting in 19th place, they have the fewest wins in the league this season. And there are some big reasons behind that. Boro have the least shots in the Premier League, 8.71 per game, and are one of two clubs with less than 10, along with fellow bottom feeders … Continue reading Relegation at the Riverside: Where has it gone wrong for Middlesbrough?

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Midfield Maestro: Amadou Diawara

Big clubs are always on the lookout for young talent, and I will be looking at some of the U23s that make their clubs tick. The young midfield maestros. Napoli have splashed their Higuain cash on some promising youngsters over the summer, with Piotr Zieliński costing them around £12m. But perhaps their biggest prospect is … Continue reading Midfield Maestro: Amadou Diawara

The Football League’s new initiative: EFL Futures

What is it?   Young talent is something that England is always on the lookout for, and currently we’ve got a fairly good crop. Dele Alli, Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw, all still 21 and under. But of course, there’s not a problem trying to develop a few more, and that’s what the Football League are … Continue reading The Football League’s new initiative: EFL Futures

Three at the Back and how England could make use of it

27th of June, 2016. The final whistle blows on the most embarrassing defeat the England national team have suffered. Fans look away in dismay as the Viking men who have defeated one of the most respected teams in the world wheel away towards their fans to celebrate with their customary ‘Thunder Clap’. England have been … Continue reading Three at the Back and how England could make use of it