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Who Will Win The EPL Title? It’s Never Too Early To Speculate

Who Will Win The EPL Title? It’s Never Too Early To Speculate

By Bill Thomas The last ball in the Premier League season has barely been kicked but already, 19 football clubs turn their gaze nervously towards what’s coming their way…

The Imperious One: Can Conte Repeat His Domestic Feats In Europe?

The Imperious One: Can Conte Repeat His Domestic Feats In Europe?

By Bill Thomas The final “Super Sunday” of the Premier League season is looking like anything but with the bulk of the season’s big issues long since settled.  Only…

TV Times: Are Television Companies Ruining The English Premier League?

TV Times: Are Television Companies Ruining The English Premier League?

By Bill Thomas I think we can be pretty confident that it’s not going to change now, but that doesn’t make it right. What’s that? The scheduling…

Darren Moore Interview

Darren Moore Interview

By Bill Thomas ‘Tis the season to be handing out gongs as you’ll have noticed recently with the PFA awards. But never one to let the grass grow ‘neath…

Pep’s Ills – Is The Man City Manager Feeling The Blues?

Pep’s Ills – Is The Man City Manager Feeling The Blues?

By Bill Thomas At the end of the January transfer window in 2016, when Manuel Pellegrini mentioned in passing that he was leaving Manchester City, it seemed then as if…

‘Arry’s Game

‘Arry’s Game

By Bill Thomas It’s the time of the season when for a few, the excitement – or the fear – is building as we reach the climax of the campaign with…

Changing Lanes: The Rise Of Tottenham Hotspur

Changing Lanes: The Rise Of Tottenham Hotspur

By Bill Thomas For a club that likes to style itself as one of history’s giants, trophies at Tottenham are conspicuously thin on the ground. They haven’t won…

Plexit: How Brexit Will Effect The Premier League And The English Game

Plexit: How Brexit Will Effect The Premier League And The English Game

By Bill Thomas It’s a telling irony that just at the moment when England boss Gareth Southgate is calling for the English game to break out of its insular…

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

By Bill Thomas Are we living in the end times? No, I’m not referring to Trump or Brexit, North Korea or climate change, I mean the end times for…

Chelsea’s Title At A Kante

Chelsea’s Title At A Kante

By Bill Thomas Towering football genius Joey Barton has delivered another of his opinions upon a waiting world, telling us that he is sceptical about just how good N’Golo…