West Ham in a Panic

Recently, news broke that West Ham United – of new stadium nightmare fame – are looking to revamp their squad. Many of the summers signings, such as Simone Zaza and Sofiane Feghouli, have been unmitigated disasters. The club lacks attacking impetus and they have essentially ruined the goodwill and positive feeling that was in the

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Premier League Fears Chinese Boom

For many years, the Premier League has been seen as the league awash with cash. People look at the money these clubs spend on what can be sub-par footballers, and baulk at the rip-off prices that tend to be bestowed upon these average talents. It happens all the time – the Premier League has long

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Paul Pogba Showing His Worth

While it might be too soon to get the party hats out, it looks like Paul Pogba might just finally be living up to expectation. Away at Crystal Palace, he opened the scoring with an (offside, assisted by hand) important goal for the club. It was something that helped to culminate what was a dominating

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What’s Happened to Ross Barkley?

A few years ago, we were being told that Ross Barkley had the skills of a Brazilian, that Liverpool had missed a trick with this young star from the city. Flashes of brilliance and true class have come from the player over the years, but at 23-years-old, he’s yet to really kick on. This became

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TORONTO, ON- SEPTEMBER 24  - Jermain Defoe speaks to the media today on his first practice since the kerfuffle last month when he was almost transferred.also some of the tfc practice. at  in Toronto,  September 24, 2014.  Colin McConnell/Toronto Star

The Most Valued Forwards in the League

For many people, the Premier League is so exciting because it tends to have so many teams with a talisman. While common in football, it seems that the English top division tends to have more of a messianic complex for players, particularly when it comes to forwards. Sometimes, though, it can almost feel like a

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