World Cup 2018: Remembering the England XI that suffered semi-final heartbreak against Croatia

As England prepare for their Euro 2020 semi-final clash with Denmark, the nation will hoping that the Three Lions can go one better than they did at the World Cup in Russia three years ago. Having gone into the tournament with little expectation following a succession of dismal major tournament displays under Roy Hodgson, Gareth … Read more

Five of the worst cases of ‘Second Season Syndrome’ in Premier League history

Sheffield United’s brilliant return to the Premier League was one of the stories of the campaign last season, the newly-promoted outfit competing for a place in Europe throughout before finishing a highly respectable ninth. It’s been a different story this time around for the Blades, however, whose 1-0 defeat to Wolves this weekend confirmed relegation … Read more

Loan Market Adventures: The peaks and troughs of Barkley and Lingard

The economic obstacles coughed up by the pandemic have forced Premier League clubs to conduct their transfer dealings in a more calculated fashion. Despite a summer of lavish spending by some, for most frugality is now the name of the game. The contemporary loan market is a one-stop shop for all your squad needs. It … Read more

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