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Premier League: Our round nine predictions

The international break is over, hurrah, which means that club football is back, and so is our predictions. I’d like to give a big shout out to Alf for writing the tipping post last

The Bosman ruling and how it changed football

15 December 1995. When you think of places where history might be made in the world of football, you’d think of the games, the players. World cup finals. Record-breaking transfers. Not the European Court of

Why United need to play attacking football

Defensive football is atrocious. It’s bad enough that a fan of any club has to sit through the passing around of the ball at the back, but, as a Manchester United fan, with a

Premier League – Our round seven predictions

As hard as it is to believe, we are somehow already 7 weeks into the Premier League season. Feels like just yesterday I watched United beat Leicester in the first game of the season.

Rumour Rater: Gotze, Navas and more

Welcome to the first edition of the Rumour Rater, a weekly post in which I round up the latest transfer news from around Europe and offer my opinion. That’s pretty much all I have

Premier League: Our round six predictions

Time marches on, as does the premier league. That means once again we find ourselves doing the most regular post on this site: Premier League tipping. Last round was same old, same old, with

The Europa league is no longer a reward

In the 2015-16 premier league season, West Ham finished seventh in the premier league and thus was granted entrance into the qualifying rounds of the Europa League. There were high hopes for the Hammers,

Premier League: Our round five predictions

After the boredom that is the international break, the official FootyFans tipping competition is back! Last round saw me do absolute shit, getting just a singular point out of a possible 20. Blake retains

VAR: Good or bad?

Serie A. The FIFA world cup. The A-league. The Bundesliga. All of these league use VAR, the video assistant referee, a controversial, yet growing in popularity technology with the aim of reducing referee errors.

England is failing its young talent

A move to the Premier League is so often touted as a “dream move.” And it’s a fair statement. To play in arguably the best league in the world, or at least the most watched