Who can catch Leicester for a Champions League spot?
Jan28

Who can catch Leicester for a Champions League spot?

Leicester City have gone from being relegation favourites at the start of the campaign, to near certainties to qualify for next season’s Champions League. The Foxes, following on from Saturday’s win against Stoke and Arsenal’s loss to Chelsea, sit three points clear at the top of the Premier League and are dreaming of lifting the title in May. Having achieved his first target of 40 points and avoiding relegation, Claudio...

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Relegation a real possibility for the Baggies
Jan27

Relegation a real possibility for the Baggies

At the time of writing, there are only five days left of the January transfer window and just as the fans predicted, it looks as though it’s going to be another quiet one for the Baggies. Albion chairman Jeremy Peace has always been reluctant to do business in this window, but the worry I have is if he takes the same stance in this window and we bring in maybe one, or worse no-one, the consequences could be catastrophic. There are...

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Impressive Allen must prove he can be a Liverpool starter
Jan27

Impressive Allen must prove he can be a Liverpool starter

The sight of Joe Allen stepping up to take the decisive penalty in the League Cup shoot-out win over Stoke would have sent the heart rate of even most calmest of Liverpool supporters racing. The Welsh star is only now starting to generate positive vibes from the Anfield faithful after a difficult three seasons on Merseyside. A no-look assist in the first leg was part of the endearment process with the last-ditch equaliser against...

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Austin can lead Southampton back into the Europa League
Jan27

Austin can lead Southampton back into the Europa League

As the minutes ticked by at Old Trafford, the deadlock still yet to be broken, the stage being set for Charlie Austin to score the winner on his Southampton debut against Manchester United seemed more and more inevitable. With the game reaching a climax at Old Trafford, Austin stepped up to win the game and show exactly why Saints were so keen on signing a striker who can find that yard of space, even in a packed penalty area. Signed...

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Cherries miss Tommy Elphick
Jan26

Cherries miss Tommy Elphick

The absence of captain Tommy Elphick from the side, since September’s away match at Norwich, has meant a big reorganisation in the back-four. The skipper’s ankle injury was worse than first expected and needed an operation, meaning an enforced longer recovery period. But Tommy has still been in and around the squad and has been encouraging those who have been wearing the shirt. A lot of work has been done to try and reduce...

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Are Spurs right to sell Townsend?
Jan26

Are Spurs right to sell Townsend?

It has been announced today that Spurs have reached an agreement with Newcastle United for the 12million sale of Andros Townsend. It will come as little surprise to most Spurs fans to see him leave but I just wonder if now was the right time to cash in or not..? The fee is a decent one for a player who has found first-team football at a premium this year. So far this season he has only started three games, two in the Europa League and...

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