Arteta insists ‘a lot of things could happen’ in Champions League chase

Mikel Arteta is refusing to look too far ahead and insists ‘a lot of things could happen’ in Arsenal’s pursuit of a top four finish and Champions League football. Arsenal are fourth in the Premier League at present as the Gunners seek to secure Champions League qualification for the first time since the 2016/17 season, … Read more

UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw

The UEFA Champions League’s quarter-final draw has been made with Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City all learning their last eight opponents. Manchester City are the favourites to win a maiden Champions League trophy this season after a runners-up finish in 2021, and the Premier League champions will meet Atletico Madrid in the quarter-finals.   Atletico … Read more

Chelsea face interest from nine parties ahead of todays deadline

Chelsea have interest from nine parties ahead of Friday’s deadline for takeover bids. Chelsea have been up for sale since the beginning of the month following the government sanctions placed on Russian owner Roman Abramovich, amid the billionaire’s alleged ties to Vladimir Putin.   The Raine Group, a US bank, and the UK government are … Read more

Ranking the u23 players with the most goals scored in top-flight European competition this season

European football’s goalscoring charts have been dominated by familiar faces across the past decade, but there is a new wave of emerging talent bidding to become the goalscoring greats of their generation. There will be a time in the not too distant future when the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Karim … Read more

The Last Eight: Assessing each of the Champions League’s quarter finalists

The UEFA Champions League’s last eight has been finalised as the competition reaches its latter stages. For just the second time in history there are two nations with three representatives in the quarter-finals, with both La Liga and the Premier League dominating the last eight line-up. Bayern Munich are the final German side in the … Read more

Southgate names England squad for March friendly fixtures

Gareth Southgate has named his England squad for the Three Lions upcoming fixtures with Switzerland and the Ivory Coast. There’s a first inclusion for Marc Guehi after an impressive first season at Crystal Palace, whilst the centre-back’s teammate Conor Gallagher – on loan from Chelsea at Selhurst Park – is included again after making his … Read more

Iconic Duos: The prototypes of the modern full back, Cafu and Roberto Carlos

It’s said that good things come in threes. Whilst that may occasionally be true, in the world of football it is often twos that leave the most lasting of memories. Successful football sides are frequently hailed as winning machines with glory coming as a collective, but it is the vital cogs working coherently within said … Read more

Five pre-season narratives proven wrong so far this season

Pre-season predictions are often wide of the mark and the current Premier League season has been no different, with a number of narratives having been proven wrong over the course of the campaign. From marquee men expected to shine to transfer windows slammed and scorned, we’ve looked at five popular pre-season narratives that have been … Read more

Champions League Team of the Week

The UEFA Champions League’s last eight has been finalised after the completion of the last-16 ties, this week’s action having provided no shortage of upsets and surprises. Chelsea became the third Premier League team to reach the quarter-finals after winning in Lille, but it was misery for Manchester United who crashed out after a disappointing … Read more

Tuchel on five-man shortlist for Man Utd job

Thomas Tuchel is on Manchester United’s five-man shortlist to become the club’s next manager with the Red Devils ‘monitoring’ the current situation at Chelsea. Tuchel has emerged as a potentially viable candidate for the role given the uncertainty at Chelsea, following the government sanctions placed on Russian owner Roman Abramovich.   The German is contracted … Read more

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