• Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero Is A Victim Of His Own Ability

    On November 1st, Seb Stafford-Bloor wrote,  At the weekend, Sergio Aguero came roaring back to life. At The Hawthorns, he ended a run of six games without a goal with a first-half double, knifing an opener through Ben Foster, then fizzing a second into his top-corner. One, two...game over. From a technical perspective, that second was flawless. There are few players who can maintain such a low centre of gravity, who can manufacture scoring angles by themselves, and who can finish with such power and accuracy while also requiring minimal back-lift. ...

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  • Chelsea Have Made A Mistake In Recalling Nathan Ake

    Within the space of just one season, Antonio Conte has managed to transform Jose Mourinho’s depleted and uninspired Chelsea into the Premier League’s most organised and effective side. Yet still, despite all of these encouraging signs of what's still come at Chelsea, some things just don't change. Since 2010, Chelsea have twice been crowned winners of the FA cup, won the Champions League, the Europa League, the League Cup, and the Premier League twice over; but throughout all of this, one constant criticism that they can’t seem to shake off, is their reluctance to promote from within. Something that judging by their recent management of Nathan Ake, they still aren’t willing to change. ...

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  • Morning Editorial: Short Termism Always Beats Loyalty, so Claudio Ranieri Had To Be Sacked

    Saturday 9am  “First Pie-gate, now Claudio, what has happened to the game?” “If this is modern football, you’re welcome to it, no loyalty anymore” The reaction to the news that Leicester City have sacked Claudio Ranieri was incredibly interesting to hear. The feelings of a total lack of respect, a slap in the face for loyalists everywhere frantically questioning what has happened to the game. Money. Money has happened to the game. ...

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  • Bolton Wanderers 2014/15 Finances Explained

    Bolton Wanderers recently released their annual financial report ending June 30th 2015. The report is close to a year overdue, and the content is worrying for supporters. We contextualise the situation, and break down the report. ...

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