• Premier League Roundup: Gameweek 4

    Rhys Thomas Many football fans were grateful for the return of the Premier League following the first international break of the season, and with good reason as Rhys explains.  Crystal Palace delivered a fantastic 3-0 win over Spurs in the early kick-off, with deadline day signing and debutant Odsonne...
  • The Premier League’s Opening Weekend Fails To Disappoint

    Rhys Thomas No draws, 34 goals, and the reinstatement of full stadiums: the Premier League returned in fantastic form. Success for newly promoted sides, familiar woes for some, and a shock defeat for the champions ensured a fast start to a promising season. Rhys Thomas offers an overview of...
  • Rising Sea Levels Spark Concerns Over Long-Term Sports Stadia Sustainability

    Matthew Cotter Undeniably, rising sea levels are one of Earth’s current biggest threats. But in the world of sport, its consequences are somewhat unknown. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has reported that sea levels are set to rise by 3.6 feet by the end of...
  • Everton: Is Big Sam your knight in shining armour?

    The fact that it took 5 weeks to replace Ronald Koeman seemed farcical at times, but can big Sam turn this fragmented club into the successful team it’s fans demand? Koeman departed on 23rd October with Everton in the relegation zone, perhaps due to his inability to fill the Lukaku-sized hole upfront,...
  • Which Managers face Pressure in the Premier League?

    As the Premier League turns to its tenth game of the season, how have all the pre-season expectations unravelled? Whilst Arsenal fans have temporarily turned their finger away from Arsene Wenger, there has been plenty of heckling from disgruntled fans elsewhere. With Leicester, Crystal Palace and now Everton having...
  • Out Of Fashion: Pellegrini, Martinez and Rodgers

    The phrase ‘second season syndrome’ is a cliché that is all too easy to resort to, but this Premier League season has had a knack of punishing those teams and managers who were extremely fashionable 12 months ago. Manuel Pellegrini, Roberto Martinez and Brendan Rodgers were strong contenders for...
  • Friday Five-Way: 20th September

    Last week’s tips left much to be desired with three agonising draws dooming our Five-Way to a 1/5 success rate. With a bit of luck, we hope that this week brings some accuracy in our predictions and some pennies to your pocket.   Leicester vs. Manchester United – Sunday...