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?
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
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
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
THERE has been one major debate in terms of Premier League youngsters in recent months, and that is between Kelechi Iheanacho and Marcus Rashford. I’ll get this out of the way early, I am a Manchester United fan, and so there may be some slight bias in places, but I’ll try to keep it behind a … Continue reading Kelechi vs Rashford
Set pieces are now a huge part of the modern game. From a beautifully struck Payet free kick to a scruffy John Terry tap in, a goal is a goal, and a set piece can be the perfect place to get one. In the premier league and around the world, teams try to prepare tactics … Continue reading The Significance of Set Pieces