Ranking the five favorites to win the 2021 Ballon d’Or

The Ballon d’Or ranks as the most prestigious individual accolade in world football, the coronation of a player as the planet’s finest talent. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated the award across the past decade, with just one other player – Luka Modric in 2018 – having interrupted the pair’s duopoly of the accolade … Read more

Six of the most memorable debut goals in Premier League history

Premier League footballers will no doubt dream of scoring on their debuts for new sides, whilst there are few things that generate a buzz amongst the supporters quite like the arrival of the club’s latest talent. Throughout the years we’ve seen several stars make an immediate impact on their Premier League bows, and we’ve decided … Read more

Five of the Premier League’s worst kits in 2021/22

Another new season is nearly upon us, with the summer months having seen a host of new kits enter the market as fans get a first glimpse of their teams new colours. Football kits are big business and supporters are always hopeful over the latest number, with the latest Premier League releases containing the usual … Read more

Rating the impact of PSG’s five most expensive signings

Paris Saint-Germain’s quest for success has seen a whole host of marquee arrivals at the Parc des Princes in recent seasons, the club’s ambitious owners spending significantly since a billionaire takeover a decade ago. The results have been a period of domestic dominance, with the Parisians having won seven of the past eight Ligue 1 … Read more

Five of the best players to play for Chelsea and Real Madrid

Real Madrid face Chelsea in the semi-finals of the Champions League this evening, with both sides seeking a positive result in the Spanish capital ahead of next week’s return meeting. Both teams have a storied history in this competition with Real Madrid the record 13-time winners, whilst no English side has ever reached the last … Read more

Five top-class footballers who never won silverware

Harry Kane faces a major decision on his future this summer with the Tottenham forward facing a ‘now or never’ moment to leave the north London side, defeat in the Carabao Cup final extending the star’s wait for major silverware. Kane has established himself as one of world football’s finest centre-forwards since coming through the … Read more

Five of the best League Cup finals of modern times

Manchester City will face Tottenham in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley this weekend, as both sides contest for English football’s first piece of major silverware of the season. Pep Guardiola’s side are seeking a fourth consecutive League Cup trophy and sixth in just eight seasons, City having dominated the competition in recent seasons to … Read more

Five of the greatest games between Man United and Leeds

Manchester United travel to face Leeds this weekend as one of English football’s most notorious rivalries is resumed, the latter’s return to the Premier League this season having reignited the northern hostilities. The two clubs – and cities – have a rivalry that dates back more than a century, the War of the Roses in … Read more

Five of the best teams not to win the Premier League

English football’s top division is often heralded as the most competitive of Europe’s major leagues, with several sides capable of challenging and upsets throughout the season. Such is the competitiveness of the Premier League, that there have been many talented sides who have contested the title before falling just short. We’ve decided to look back … Read more

Golden Gloves: Ranking the six goalkeepers with most PL clean sheets this season

Sir Alex Ferguson famously said that while goals win games, defences win titles, so it stands to reason that the sides with the most clean sheets are well set for success. Take leaders Manchester City, for instance, a side who are renowned for their free-flowing, attacking approach, yet their title charge is mainly the result … Read more

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