The VERDICT – Joe Hart

You would be hard pressed to find a fall from grace that was either more sudden or dramatic than Joe Hart’s…. from Premier League champion and England number 1 to surplus requirements the next all in the space of one season… that’s rough. Hart fell victim to something that most players can’t control, a new…

6 Bargain Buys Premier League Teams Should Be Looking At This Season

In the era of £200 million signings, the world “bargain” is thrown away rather loosely, so how do you define the word? The answer is… there’s no answer, it’s all relative. For example, the £35 million signing of Mohammed Salah was a bargain for Liverpool but would have been double the transfer record of Newcastle…

The VERDICT – Lucas Digne

All good things must come to an end… whether it be the summer holidays, the Harry Potter franchise or the last piece of chicken in the KFC family bucket, nothing good lasts forever, and unfortunately for Everton fans, the same goes for Leighton Baines’ time as their first choice left-back. The man tasked with the…

The VERDICT – Fabian Schär

It wasn’t that long ago that Fabian Schär was a youngster at FC Basel being linked with some of the biggest clubs in Europe and while the Inter Milans and Arsenals of this world may have decided to pass on him, it doesn’t mean that he won’t be a worthy asset to Newcastle’s bid to…

The VERDICT – Xherdan Shaqiri

A few years later than most of us would have liked, but after years of flirting with commitment Xherdan Shaqiri and Liverpool football club have finally tied the knot *pops champagne bottle*. Shaqiri is a ‘confidence player’, one of those enigmatic, mercurial type of talents, who can give you embody fantasy and evoke frustration in…

The Curious Case Of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 

This isn’t an article on which team got the better deal in the Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain transfer. I want there to be no confusion on where I stand on that ‘debate’ (if we can even call it that). Arsenal got the better deal. The sad thing is it didn’t take me that long to come to…

10 Things We Want From Fifa 18 Career Mode

Admitting to having a favourite child isn’t something that you would expect many (or any) parent to do, for fear of alienating one of their children or causing a divide. This doesn’t mean that they don’t have a parent, it just means that they wouldn’t admit to it (please don’t kill the messenger, I’m just…