Premier League Newboy: Demarai Gray (Leicester City)
Jan20

Premier League Newboy: Demarai Gray (Leicester City)

Surprise Premier League title contenders Leicester City kicked off their January transfer business with the £3.75m signing of Championship starlet Demarai Gray from Birmingham City earlier this month. But how much do you know about the Foxes’ latest addition? Shoot takes a closer look at Claudio Ranieri’s new highly-rated winger… Why have Leicester City bought him? Demarai Gray has been admired and renowned as one of...

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Premier League Newboy: Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal)
Jan19

Premier League Newboy: Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal)

Arsenal completed their first outfield signing in nearly 12 months when they confirmed the £5m capture of Egypt international Mohamed Elneny from FC Basel earlier this month. But how much do you know about the Gunners’ latest January addition? Shoot takes a closer look at Arsene Wenger’s new highly-rated midfielder… Why have Arsenal bought him? Following recent injuries to fellow midfielders Tomas Rosicky, Jack...

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Profile: Southampton new-boy Charlie Austin
Jan18

Profile: Southampton new-boy Charlie Austin

Matt Le Tissier. Alan Shearer. Mick Channon. They are forwards that have left an indelible mark at Southampton FC. The question is: will Charlie Austin be added to that list? It’s being referred to as one of the signings of the transfer window, when the QPR striker completed his move to St Mary’s on Saturday morning. But his story has certainly involved the occasional up and down. Shoot takes a look at the 26-year-old and his rise...

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Profile: Bournemouth’s record-signing, Benik Afobe
Jan13

Profile: Bournemouth’s record-signing, Benik Afobe

Benik Afobe has had a whirlwind 18 months. After bursting onto the scene in a prolific loan spell at MK Dons in the first half of last season, the striker then earned a move to Wolves and now a club-record move to AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League. But it wasn’t always like that for the Cherries new man, who suffered two serious injuries, which provided him with plenty to overcome before he made it to the top. Shoot takes a look...

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Profile: Exeter City’s FA Cup hero, Tom Nichols
Jan11

Profile: Exeter City’s FA Cup hero, Tom Nichols

From Sutton United beating Coventry City in 1989, to the Crazy Gang beating the Culture Club. From Shrewsbury knocking out Everton, to “that goal” by Roy Essandoh against Leicester in 2001. The FA Cup always provides thrills and spills, as well as the occasional cup upset. One particular fixture this weekend had all of the ingredients for a perfect cup tie. League Two Exeter City, a side who held Manchester United to a replay 10 years...

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Profile: Sunderland’s two-goal hero, Jermain Defoe
Jan04

Profile: Sunderland’s two-goal hero, Jermain Defoe

It was 1987. Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister. Coventry defied the odds to beat Tottenham in one of the most thrilling FA Cup finals in living history, and it was also the year that Aston Villa were last relegated from the top-tier of English football. However, thanks to a late brace by Sunderland’s Jermain Defoe on Saturday, relegation almost appears to be inevitable for the Villans. Shoot takes a look at one of the Premier...

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