1. Execution on the Counter Key to West Ham Beating Pep's Manchester City

    On Sunday, two Premier League sides with very different mindsets will do battle. Manchester City, who have won four from four under new manager Pep Guardiola , come up against West Ham, who have been distinctly up-and-down so far in 2016-17...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 2,407 reads 3 comments

  2. Is Pablo Maffeo the Unlikely Solution to Manchester City's Full-Back Dilemma?

    Among the myriad talking points drawn from Pep Guardiola 's first three competitive games in charge of Manchester City , the full-back situation is hot among them...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 days ago 5,133 reads 6 comments

  3. Arsenal Must Press to Protect Their Own Defence from Vardy and Musa

    You’d have got long odds against both of last season’s Premier League top two losing on the opening day of the new season, and anyone who did have a flutter will have been handsomely rewarded...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 2,725 reads 11 comments

  4. Controlled Aggression & Versatility Key to Mason Holgate's Everton Breakthrough

    Watching Premier League teams go through pre -season rituals can be a laborious task, and the amount of real, useful information you can extract is severely limited...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 12 days ago 3,487 reads 3 comments

  5. Southampton's Tactical Adjustment Under Claude Puel Is Behind Schedule

    ST. MARY’S STADIUM, SOUTHAMPTON— Southampton opened their 2016-17 season with a stuttering 1-1 draw at home to Watford on Saturday in a game where teething issues reigned supreme...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 16 days ago 768 reads 0 comments

  6. Arsenal's Makeshift Defence Must Combat the Liverpool Press in Season Opener

    The fixture computer has thrown Premier League fans a fat, juicy bone to chew on over the course of the opening weekend...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 17 days ago 13,209 reads 52 comments

  7. Versatility, Aggression and Circumstance Keys to Ola Aina's Chelsea Chance

    Chelsea ’s pre -season has been racked with question marks: What formation will the team play in 2016-17? Will Antonio Conte ’s renowned training and tactical methods ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 19 days ago 12,971 reads 44 comments

  8. How Fieldoo Is Revolutionising the World Football Transfer Market

    When a football transfer is announced—no matter the prominence of the player, the complexity of the deal or work that was put in behind the scenes—it is simplified and condensed into one meaningful indicator: the fee...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 7,376 reads 5 comments

  9. Every Euro 2016 Team's Biggest Weakness or Worry Heading into the Finals

    Euro 2016 is drawing ever closer, and by now you'll have heard all about the strengths of each competing nation and their star players. Eden Hazard , Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Cristiano Ronaldo...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 21,404 reads 53 comments

  10. Karius, Hector & Chilwell Are Exactly the Type of Signings Liverpool Should Make

    It’s all happening at Anfield. Manager Jurgen Klopp has wasted no time pondering the implications of a gutting UEFA Europa League final loss to Sevilla , instead pressing ahead in the transfer market to try to sign better players for his system...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 17,085 reads 57 comments

  11. 4 Under-the-Radar Full-Backs Premier League Clubs Must Consider This Summer

    Heading into the summer transfer window, a lmost every Premier League team  should be on the lookout for potential full-back acquisitions...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 8,513 reads 11 comments

  12. Should Roy Hodgson Gamble on John Stones for England at Euro 2016?

    With the dust settling over the initial announcement of England’s 26-man preliminary squad for Euro 2016, we can begin to dissect what the inclusions (and exclusions) mean for the tournament...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 1,844 reads 10 comments

  13. Premier League Under-23 Team of the Season: Alli, Martial and Kane Star

    Bar one spare fixture involving Manchester United and Bournemouth, the Premier League season is in the books...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 10,915 reads 21 comments

  14. How Will England and Roy Hodgson Cope Without Danny Welbeck at Euro 2016?

    It was all going so smoothly...too smoothly, if anything. Leading up to the week of Roy Hodgson ’s squad announcement, England’s preparation for UEFA Euro 2016 could hardly have been any better...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 7,071 reads 31 comments

  15. Swansea vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Manchester City eased to a 1-1 draw with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday, May 15—a result that should be enough to secure UEFA Champions League football for manager Pep Guardiola next year...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 3,988 reads 12 comments

  16. Swansea vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Premier League Live! Swansea 1-1 Manchester City Scorers: Iheanacho (8'), Ayew (45') Swans XI: Nordfeldt; Rangel, Fernandez, Amat, Kingsley; Britton, Cork, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 7,818 reads 103 comments

  17. Liverpool vs. Chelsea: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Liverpool and Chelsea played to a meaningless 1-1 draw on Wednesday night at Anfield, with an Asmir Begovic howler leading to a late, late Christian Benteke equaliser...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 1,271 reads 1 comments

  18. Liverpool vs. Chelsea: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Premier League Live! Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea Scorers: Hazard (32'), Benteke (90+2') Reds XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Lovren, Moreno, Can, Milner, Lallana, Coutinho, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 12,270 reads 104 comments

  19. Premier League Player Rankings: Vardy, Morgan and Mahrez Up; New No. 1

    It was a telling weekend of football in the Premier League at both ends of the table. Newcastle United were mired further into the relegation mix, Leicester City lifted the trophy and Manchester City clung on to their slim advantage in the top-four race..

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 12,208 reads 22 comments

  20. Premier League Team of the Week: Vardy, De Bruyne and Tadic All Feature

    Here lies this season's penultimate Premier League Team of the Week. We can see some of you getting a little misty-eyed, and we understand that, but there's still plenty to keep you going for now...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 5,685 reads 4 comments

  21. Manchester City vs. Arsenal: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Manchester City’s 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Sunday took UEFA Champions League qualification out of their hands. If Manchester United win both of their remaining games, they will leapfrog their city rivals into fourth place...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 11,268 reads 93 comments

  22. Manchester City vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Premier League Live! Manchester City 2-2 Arsenal Scorers: Aguero (8'), Giroud (10'), De Bruyne (52'), Alexis (68') Citizens XI: Hart, Sagna, Otamendi, Mangala, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 10,313 reads 149 comments

  23. 4 Unsung Relegation-Threatened Stars Who Premier League Clubs Must Sign

    The assumption is that when a team gets relegated—whatever division they fall from—their squad will be cherry-picked in merciless, unabating fashion by those who fared ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 9,977 reads 15 comments

  24. How Much of Manchester City's Squad Will Pep Guardiola Rip Up?

    The postmortem of Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City is already in full swing; with the Citizens now officially out of the running of domestic and UEFA Champions League glory, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 8,892 reads 41 comments

  25. Real Madrid vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Champions League

    Real Madrid beat Manchester City 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to secure passage to the UEFA Champions League final. They'll face cross-city rivals Atletico Madrid in Milan on May 28...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 11,662 reads 130 comments