1. 5 Players Sure to Leave the Premier League This Offseason

    With the motives ranging from greed and money to desire and prestige, every window begins as a drawn-out circle of rumours and half-truths regarding player transfers and ends in a flurry of bank transfers...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 6,849 reads 20 comments

  2. Blatter and Platini: FIFA, UEFA, and the Not so "Good-Looking" Reforms

    It’s difficult to pick holes in a man that so readily offers himself up as the village idiot. So when the honourable Sepp Blatter described one of the candidates for ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 164 reads 3 comments

  3. Chelsea: Mourinho Will Make Blues Most Improved Premier League Side in 2013-14

    (All stats courtesy of Transfermarkt unless linked otherwise.) A lot has happened in a year at Stamford Bridge, even for the Roman Abramovich era...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 2,720 reads 9 comments

  4. Hull City Transfer Guide: Needs to Keep Tigers Clear of Relegation Zone

    For any manager going into the preseason, there is always the problem of getting the balance right when bringing in and selling players...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 2,028 reads 7 comments

  5. Liverpool's 5 Best Moments of the Season

    Despite not achieving any of the club goals, such as getting near the top four or even qualifying for the Europa League, Brendan Rodgers has easily had the best effect of any of the managers since Benitez...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 4,782 reads 19 comments

  6. One Transfer Each Premier League Team Can't Afford to Miss

    Going into the summer transfer window feels like the beginning a long hibernation interspersed with the odd moment of excitement or disbelief (Andy Carroll for £35 million anyone?) ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 6,634 reads 15 comments

  7. Biggest Summer Transfer Window Needs to Boost Baggies into Top Four Next Season

    After a stirring start to the season, during which they won eight out of their first 13 games and new manager Steve Clarke managed to keep them as high as fourth up to the end of November, ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 293 reads 15 comments

  8. Injuries That Changed the Course of World Football This Season

    As the 2012-13 season enters its final week (for most of us), it is now the time to look back at what might have been...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 506 reads 3 comments

  9. Sir Alex Ferguson's 5 Greatest Achievements at Manchester United

    It was revealed today that Sir Alex Ferguson will be stepping down from his position as Manchester United manager at the end of the season. The tributes are already in their thousands, and there will be more to come over the next few weeks...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 1,297 reads 2 comments

  10. 10 Most Creative Players in Europe This Season

    With the end of the European football season fast approaching (and having already arrived in some leagues), it is time to look back at a selection of the players who gave us such an enthralling 10 months...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 1,816 reads 0 comments

  11. Gareth Bale Reportedly Ready to Sign New Spurs Deal

    Tottenham Hotspur talisman Gareth Bale is apparently ready to sign a new, lucrative contract that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2017...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 3,563 reads 9 comments

  12. Tottenham Hotspur: Key Areas That Andre Villas-Boas Must Improve on Next Season

    Tottenham Hotspur still technically have the edge in the race for fourth place in the EPL standings, but it is still very uncertain who will make the final cut...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 1,977 reads 25 comments

  13. Real Madrid 4-3 Real Valladolid: Rating the Players

    As Jose Mourinho's tenure as Real Madrid manager draws to a close, with his preferred destination thought to be England , it was tempting to predict this as a stilted affair...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 1,172 reads 2 comments

  14. Tottenham Hotspur: If Gareth Bale Leaves, Will Spurs Have Reached Their Peak?

    Besides the consolation of having Gareth Bale , it’s been a long wait for fans of the Spurs. Rife with false starts, anti-climaxes and the ones that got away, the life of a Spurs fan is never dull...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 1 year ago 153 reads 6 comments

  15. Tottenham Hotspur Transfers: Bold Targets for Andre Villas-Boas This Summer

    Aged just 35, Andre Villas-Boas has already accomplished more than most managers will in their entire career...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 316 reads 9 comments

  16. Championship Promotion Candidates: Teams Fighting for a Premier League Place

    For some teams, promotion to the English Premier League signals the start of a new era. For others, it is merely a short break from the almost inescapable bear pit that is the Championship League...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 2,710 reads 2 comments

  17. The Best and Worst of Football Chants from Around the World

    As the FA seem to have forgotten with their announcement of a 5:15 p.m. GMT kick-off for the FA Cup Final yesterday, football would be nothing without the fans...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 1,426 reads 0 comments

  18. Rafa Benitez: Why Manager Should Be Lauded for His Work at Chelsea This Season

    If Rafa Benitez emerges from the tunnel on the final day of the season to anything less than a cacophony of disapproval, even his harshest critics will have to admit that, in a way, ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 1,103 reads 7 comments

  19. 5 Premier League Players Whose Styles Would Be Better Suited to Another Country

    When trying to think of Premier League players who would adapt better to playing elsewhere, the temptation is to go for those at Arsenal or Swansea...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 1,006 reads 7 comments

  20. Top 6 Remaining Games in the Premier League

    It is unusual to have the Manchester derby looming over us and, well, not feel like it is The Big One. Of course, in terms of television viewers, pomp and occasion this is still the ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 3,730 reads 2 comments

  21. Champions League Qualification: Why Arsenal's Next Three Games Are Crucial

    It has become something of a groundhog day for Arsenal and their supporters. Since finishing second to Jose Mourinho ’s Chelsea in 2005, other than a Champions League final ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 4,158 reads 1 comments

  22. English Premier League: Looking at Clubs with Crucial Run-Ins

    With weekend No. 30 out of the way and the league heading into the crucial months of April and May, it is time to look at who can make the most of their final eight or nine games...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 2,234 reads 0 comments

  23. Montenegro 1-1 England: Are the English Still a Good Bet to Win Group 8?

    There was nothing new or unexpected about England’s second half performance on Tuesday night. Those of us who are unfortunate enough to have them as our national team were hoping ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 386 reads 0 comments

  24. Nani Red Card: Blatter and Platini Leave Football Open for Controversy

    As popular as Manchester United are around the world, the fact remains that—in the UK at least—the majority of people will have been happy to see them bow out of Europe at the second round...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 174 reads 4 comments

  25. Manchester United: Will Alex Ferguson Ever Sign a Star Midfielder?

    Having read Max Towle ’s article Manchester United Transfers: 5 Central Midfielders Sir Alex Should Consider , I can safely say I agree that all the players suggested would boost the midfield, Strootman in particular...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about over 1 year ago 5,480 reads 23 comments