Refereeing in the Eredivisie – should the Premier League follow their example?

Today, I am going to talk about referees, and in particular, referees in the Netherlands – in the Eredivisie. You all know how it works. Life as a ref is very tough, particularly in the Premier League. You can have a great game, spot every foul, every offside position, and then just give away a penalty that wasn’t one, or … Continue reading

Can Liverpool and Everton reign supreme once again?

In the Premier League today, the general view is that Manchester United and Manchester City are the “best teams”. Some will try and say that Chelsea match these team’s, but that’s simply not true. The 1980’s was the Merseyside decade. During time from the 1980-81 season up to 1989-90 season; Liverpool won 5 titles and … Continue reading


Newcastle United failed to adequately add to the squad in the summer and have suffered as a result. After a superb campaign last season which saw them finish 5th, there were high expectations from the Magpies again this season. In the summer Vurnon Anita was the only major signing, whereas all other European contenders were … Continue reading


Manchester United enter the January window leading the Premier League by 7 points. Ferguson normally likes to strengthen in the Summer but he could spot a deal worth doing this window. In the summer he was wise in his spending and has reaped the rewards this season. Manchester United do have a pool of players that need … Continue reading

Walcott contract talks stretch on as Liverpool lie in wait

Arsenal and Theo Walcott are still in talks over a new contract and look set to carry on into the New Year despite Arsene Wenger issuing a Christmas deadline for the Englishman.

Chelsea transfer rumours: Paulinho, Falcao and More!

Chelsea spent a lot of money in the summer, but they are always going to be active in January as we saw two years ago with David Luiz and Fernando Torres arriving at Stamford Bridge. Currently they are in managerial limbo but the manager has little influence, if any, on the transfer dealings at Stamford … Continue reading