Thursday, February 22, 2018

Why do I take pleasure in Raheem Sterling’s failures?

First the facts (they’re strongly held opinions, but hey, who’s counting anymore?): Raheem Sterling is not, has never been, and never will be, an...

Mediawatch: Ferguson, Mourinho and some shady reporting

This story is literally top of The Sun’s football homepage at 11.18am ‘Dani Alves fashion: How to dress like PSG’s flamboyant Brazil star but at...

Mails: Liverpool, Spurs fans just won’t kiss and make up

Two can play at Ross’ game This will upset the Pochettino fanboys, but he’s a fraud. Been in charge three years now and haven’t been to...

F365’s top ten Premier League players of the season

10) Cesar Azpilicueta “I’m doing a fantastic job; the same my players,” said Chelsea manager Antonio Conte in January. Since then, Chelsea have crashed out...

Alan Pardew’s excuses: The longlist

Referees for causing injuries “The biggest problem from the weekend, and perhaps the decision by the referee that changed the game, was that we put in...

Liverpool 2-2 Tottenham: 16 Conclusions

* In a results-based business such as football, the destination is more important than the journey. But that should take nothing away from Liverpool and Tottenham,...

The evolution of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Football Manager

Planet Football 31st January 2018 Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in a deal which is set to spark one of the most...

Afonso Alves, Yaya Sanogo, misleading stats and the Eredivisie legacy

On January 31, 2008, Middlesbrough signed Afonso Alves from Heerenveen. His transfer wasn’t just significant for Boro, it also changed the way we think about Dutch football and...

Big Weekend: Liverpool vs Spurs, Aubameyang, Pogba, Pellegrino

Game to watch – Liverpool vs Tottenham For all the positives of Tottenham’s win over Manchester United – and there were many – this is...

Mediawatch: Neymar, Tottenham and storms in teacups

Saturation point The three/five/16 things/points/conclusions format clearly has its place in football media. Lower attention spans mean that presenting content in bite-size, structured format is...

16 Conclusions: Tottenham 2-0 Manchester United

* In December, Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-1 despite allowing 16 shots on their own goal. So frustrated was Arsene Wenger by the performance...

Mails: No Sturridge, no striker, no problem for Liverpool

Keep those emails coming to theeditor@football365.com…   Planespotting I am a grown man and I spent a better part of the last hour eating my lunch while...

Calamitous and demoralising? It was just a blip…

“We have to make it much better from now on. If you use a defeat to learn from then it is still bad but...

FA Cup draw: All the big boys are kept apart…

League One leaders Wigan will hope history can repeat itself after landing an FA Cup rematch with Manchester City in the fifth round draw. The...

VAR is a battle in war for the soul of football…

Some people have been telling me why VAR is a great and progressive development while others are telling me why it will ruin football....

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