1. Everton: Is Seamus Coleman One of the World's Best Full-Backs?

    There's been a lot of speculation about full-backs in the news lately, especially concerning the futures of Southampton 's Luke Shaw, Everton 's Leighton Baines and Real Madrid 's Fabio Coentrao ...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 8 months ago 2,301 reads 6 comments

  2. West Brom: Where Will Their Goal Threat Come from After Shane Long's Departure?

    Earlier Friday, it was announced by various media outlets that Hull City have secured the signing of Shane Long from West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee, although BBC Sport speculates that the fee could rise to around £7million ...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 8 months ago 1,177 reads 3 comments

  3. Chelsea: Matic the Latest Piece in Mourinho's Midfield Jigsaw

    Late Wednesday, Chelsea announced the signing of Nemanja Matic from Benfica for a fee in the region of £20.8 million, according to the Press Association via The Guardian ...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 8 months ago 4,681 reads 21 comments

  4. Who's Hot, Who's Not in UEFA World Cup Qualifying

    Over the last 10 days or so, we've witnessed the penultimate set of World Cup 2014 qualifying fixtures from the UEFA section...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 1 year ago 1,012 reads 3 comments

  5. 5 Eredivisie Players Who Will Attract Interest in January

    The Eredivisie might not have the financial clout of other leagues in Europe like the Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A or La Liga, but you're just as likely to find talented transfer targets there as anywhere else...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 1 year ago 4,452 reads 20 comments

  6. 17 Footballers Whose Careers Stalled After a Big-Money Transfer

    Footballers don't just need to have the physical attributes to play the game, like speed, skill and ability, but they also need to be mentally tough, as well as having a bit of luck on their side...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 1 year ago 5,502 reads 18 comments

  7. 10 Biggest Grudge Matches to Watch in the EPL Next Season

    We're just a matter of weeks away from the start of the latest EPL season, when business will pick up. Three of last season's top four clubs have replaced their managers since then, ...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 1 year ago 3,583 reads 10 comments

  8. Predicting the 10 Biggest Matches of the 2013-14 Premier League Season

    Last season's Premier League saw Manchester United regain the league crown from their local rivals Manchester City, before the shocking retirement of managerial legend, Sir Alex Ferguson (pictured holding the Premier League trophy on May 12 this year)...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about 1 year ago 4,954 reads 3 comments

  9. Biggest "What If" Scenarios in the World Football Transfer Window

    There are three things you're almost guaranteed to hear about, or see, during the close season in world football—rumours, speculation and transfer activity. And this close season doesn't appear that it's going to be any different...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 4,596 reads 11 comments

  10. EPL: Are Premier League Clubs Working Too Hard in the Summer?

    Football is a completely different game now to the one I grew up watching as a kid in the 1990's. The expectations are greater. The standard is better...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 4,203 reads 6 comments

  11. EPL: Why Swansea vs. Cardiff Will Be the League's Next Big Rivalry

    We've seen many great rivalries between Premier League clubs over the years: Manchester United and Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool, Everton and Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham, Manchester United and Manchester City...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 2,664 reads 1 comments

  12. Ranking the 5 Best African Players in the 2012-13 English Premier League Season

    One of the wonderful things about football is that players from all across the world are free to ply their trade wherever they like. The English Premier League has one of the most diverse collections of players around, and the league benefits from it...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 5,092 reads 13 comments

  13. 4 Footballers Who Could Play Other Sports

    Footballers are a talented bunch. They need to be if they're to fulfil their potential. They need to have mental and physical strength to be able to cope with the demands of the modern-day game...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 6,000 reads 32 comments

  14. Tottenham: Why Finishing 5th Shouldn't Affect Gareth Bale's Short-Term Future

    We all know by now that despite putting in a tremendous effort, and playing well for large parts of the season, Tottenham's quest to finish in the top four of the Premier League ultimately failed on the final day...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 2,409 reads 12 comments

  15. 5 Reasons for Spurs to Be Optimistic Ahead of the 2013-14 Season

    The 2012-13 Premier League season is over and despite being very impressive for large parts of it, Spurs failed to qualify for next season's Champions League...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 262 reads 12 comments

  16. 10 Football Club Owners and Chairmen Ready to Splash the Cash in the Summer

    All across Europe, clubs in different leagues are easing towards the end of another tough, yet exhilarating, season...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 3,549 reads 7 comments

  17. 6 Key Premier League Battles to Watch This Weekend

    When I wrote last week's Key Battles column, I said that I hoped we would be able to talk about football instead of the violence that marred one of the FA Cup semi-finals and the Tyne-Wear derby...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 1,647 reads 9 comments

  18. 25 of the Best Struck Soccer Goals of All Time

    Over the last few weeks, we've seen some stunning Premier League goals from the likes of David Luiz , Robin Van Persie and Gareth Bale among others, and it got me thinking...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 17,029 reads 24 comments

  19. 6 Key EPL Battles to Watch This Weekend

    Last weekend's football was somewhat overshadowed by unfortunate scenes at Wembley during one of the FA Cup semi-finals and reports of violence after the Tyne-Wear derby up in Newcastle...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 4,825 reads 3 comments

  20. 10 of the World's Best Footballers Who Could Be on the Move This Summer

    Domestic football seasons are ending all across Europe, which can mean only one thing—the transfer rumour mill is gathering pace...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 21,763 reads 33 comments

  21. 6 Key EPL Battles to Watch This Weekend

    This weekend sees the Premier League take one step closer to finishing, and the fight to avoid relegation looks like it'll go right down to the wire...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 4,813 reads 4 comments

  22. 6 Players Who Can Gatecrash England's 2014 World Cup Squad

    The 2014 World Cup is just over a year away and between now and then, there is bound to be plenty of speculation about which players can gatecrash the final England squad...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 5,744 reads 20 comments

  23. 6 Key Premier League Battles to Watch This Weekend

    After a midweek full of Champions League and Europa League fixtures, the Premier League takes centre stage once again this weekend. It's the business end of the season now, and almost every result will have an impact at both ends of the table...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 5,721 reads 19 comments

  24. 5 Countries Teeming with Talent That People Often Forget About

    In world football, casual fans tend to concentrate on the countries traditionally associated with great players...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 8,035 reads 60 comments

  25. 6 Key EPL Battles to Watch This Weekend

    The Premier League is back this weekend after a 10-day break for the latest set of World Cup qualifiers. There's a lot to play for at both ends of the table as the fight for Champions ...

    George Cushnie Written by George Cushnie about over 1 year ago 5,659 reads 1 comments