Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders
Feb12

Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders

The Championship is renowned for being the league where anything can happen… And where it usually does! The competitive nature of the division was demonstrated last season, when outsiders AFC Bournemouth were crowned champions after only managing to secure the title and promotion on the final day of the campaign. With only a third of the season remaining there are still no clear title contenders, no runaway winners and no...

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Top 5: Leicester City’s crucial games in the title run-in
Feb09

Top 5: Leicester City’s crucial games in the title run-in

The fairytale story of Leicester City seems to never falter, with Claudio Ranieri’s side once again proving why they are in the mix as genuine contenders for the Premier League title this season. The 3-1 win over Manchester City at the Etihad in Saturday was a masterclass in the breath of fresh air that the Foxes have brought at the top end of the table this season. The win also saw them take an unprecedented five-point lead, with...

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Top 5: Premier League Players of the Weekend
Feb08

Top 5: Premier League Players of the Weekend

Leicester City moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League after winning 3-1 away to title rivals Manchester City. Arsenal’s 2-0 win at Bournemouth cut the lead down from six points, as the Foxes travel to the Emirates Stadium this weekend. Elsewhere, there were wins for Aston Villa, Newcastle United, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton. But in a week of tight matches, who were the top performers? Here’s Shoot’s...

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Top 5: Premier League Players from Midweek
Feb04

Top 5: Premier League Players from Midweek

Leicester City remain three points clear at the top of the Premier League following their 2-0 home victory against Liverpool on Tuesday night. Manchester City’s 1-0 win at struggling Sunderland keeps them in contention, but Arsenal’s disappointing 0-0 home draw against Southampton sees them move five points adrift of the Foxes and below arch-rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, into fourth. Elsewhere, there were wins for Everton,...

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Top 5: Players of the FA Cup Fourth Round
Feb02

Top 5: Players of the FA Cup Fourth Round

League One Shrewsbury Town are the lowest-ranked team to progress into the FA Cup fourth-round after their dramatic 3-2 victory against Sheffield Wednesday thanks to Jack Grimmer’s 97th minute winner. Wins for Manchester City and Chelsea have set up the most high-profile tie of the fifth-round, with the Citizens travelling to Stamford Bridge later this month. Elsewhere; there were wins for Manchester United, Reading,...

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Top 5: Biggest January Premier League Deadline Day signings
Feb01

Top 5: Biggest January Premier League Deadline Day signings

The January transfer window always produces an exciting mid-season month where rumours constantly fly around and, whether they are reliable or not, entertain football fans across the country. With over £150 million already spent by English clubs this time around, that total is expected to rise by the end of the window. The transfer market thus far may not have been as active as most people expected, but there’s always time for a shock...

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