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Premier League Deadline Day Round-up

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Premier League Deadline Day Round-up So the transfer window is now over in the Premier League, with deadline day proving to be as eventful and entertaining as ever, as clubs hurried to finish late deals ahead of a 4-month hiatus from dealings.Arsenal were the busiest side on the final day of the window, with their four signings coming ...

Angelo Palombo: Too Good To Go Down?

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Angelo Palombo: Too Good To Go Down? Sixty-five kilometers southeast of Rome, sitting high on a hillside, is the ancient town of Ferentino. It's ancient fortifications - dating back to the second century B.C. - are hewn from huge blocks of local stone and have withstood countless invasions and even bombing during the Second World War a...

WhoScored Ligue 1 Under 21 Team for August

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WhoScored Ligue 1 Under 21 Team for August The past month has seen Man United’s young squad grab the headlines for a series of attacking, energetic displays that have fired the club to the top of the Premier League. With Borussia Dortmund’s brilliant young side capturing last season’s Bundesliga, the importance of youth in ...

WhoScored Ligue 1 Team of the Week - Matchday 4

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WhoScored Ligue 1 Team of the Week - Matchday 4 Last week saw leaders Montpellier lose at Lyon, leaving the victors with the last unbeaten record in Ligue 1. Big-spending PSG gave Javier Pastore his first league start and the playmaker led his side to their second consecutive victory, while champions Lille downed Marseille in the battle of last s...

WhoScored vs Capello: England's Best Rated XI

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WhoScored vs Capello: England's Best Rated XI England face Bulgaria on Friday night before hosting Wales next Wednesday and Fabio Capello has named his squad for both qualifiers, with the likes of young United trio Smalling, Jones and Cleverley all getting call-ups.After a fantastic start to the new Premier League season it is perhaps unsurpris...

WhoScored Premier League Team of the Week- Matchday 3

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WhoScored Premier League Team of the Week- Matchday 3 Last weekend’s performances from both Manchester clubs stole the headlines with devastating displays against north London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham. It’s no surprise to see their players dominate the WhoScored rankings, but with Wayne Rooney and Edin Dzeko already showcased in our Eur...

Manchester Hit Men Profit From Creative Class

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Manchester Hit Men Profit From Creative Class The red and blue sides of Manchester have stamped their authority on the Premier League early this season with three successive victories. The exploits of strikers Wayne Rooney and Edin Dzeko, who top the scoring charts with 5 and 6 respectively, have been key to the rival sides' early success, with...

WhoScored La Liga Team of the Week - Matchday 1

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WhoScored La Liga Team of the Week - Matchday 1 The players’ strike is over and the first round of La Liga matches are now complete. Barcelona and Real Madrid already top the table, with hammerings dished out to Villarreal and Real Zaragoza respectively, and there’s no surprise to see their players dominate the WhoScored ratings. Havi...

Jol Can't Win at Fulham: Damned if he Does & Damned if he Doesn't

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Jol Can't Win at Fulham: Damned if he Does & Damned if he Doesn't More often than not, football managers find themselves in a new job because the previous incumbent had failed to meet expectations. It usually means taking over a team said to be ‘in crisis’ and, if you’re Harry Redknapp, might be something worth mentioning at every available oppor...

The Possible Transfer of Marvin-ellous Martin

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The Possible Transfer of Marvin-ellous Martin The transfer window is slowly closing and teams looking to strengthen their squads have until the 31st of August to do any last minute business. After their 8-2 defeat to Manchester United it would be no surprise to see Arsenal bring in one or two new players before the window slams shut.One player ...