The EFL Needs To Stop Trying To Be Nice To Owners Now

The English Football League has been in existence for over 125 years but it is only now when serious questions are being asked about if it is doing it’s job properly, I admit running a league which represents 72 clubs is difficult but with the way the ownership test runs it seems they are desperate…

Biggest Transfer Rumours (22/06/2017)

Now that summer has come along, all football players will now inevitably go on holiday, suppressing their insecurities as to whether they will have a place in the starting XI next season, as their gaffers look for new signings. This Column will be updated every Thursday, Sunday and Tuesday as I discuss potential transfers. The…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Roberto Martinez – Wigan’s Folk Hero On The FA Cup: “You Could Feel The Old Springfield Park Character Shining Through at Wembley”

“Maloney takes… AND IT’S IN! IT’S BEN WATSON! IT’S BEN WATSON FOR WIGAN ATHLETIC! THEY’VE SURELY WON THE FA CUP! FOR DAVE WHELAN, FOR ROBERTO MARTINEZ! YOU JUST CANNOT WRITE SCRIPTS LIKE THIS!” – Martin Tyler, 11th May 2013 That day. An exalted day in the history of Wigan Athletic. Just the mention is enough to…

Transfer Feed – Summer 2017

This is the place to be if you want to keep up with all the transfer dealings in England and Europe; including the Premier League, English Football League and the top five divisions around the continent. It will be updated on a daily basis so you can view all the business being completed in one…

After The Great Escape Are Brighter Days Ahead?

May 6 2017, the best afternoon of my life, Newport County after being eleven points adrift of safety with twelve games to go were dead and buried but got back to within safety until Hartlepool scored went 2-1 up against Doncaster and we were drawing 1-1 with Notts County, we were minutes from relegation to the…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Nathan Ellington – The Duke Back In Wigan Talking About Football As A Muslim, Missing The Beautiful Game and Wanting to Come Back To Wigan Athletic

“THE DUKE, THE DUKE, THE DUKE IS ON FIRE” Very rarely is a footballer so beloved by supporters that they are unofficially given a title of nobility, but ask any football fan donning a blue and white Latics strip and they will tell you why. With vehement pace, implausible strength and an equally prolific striking partner…

Watford FC – Season Summary 2016/17

At the end of last season, many fans were puzzled as to why Quiche Sanchez Flores was sacked. Many had assumed Watford would never make it out of the relegation zone so it came as a big surprise to see them not only finish mid table but also to appear at Wembley for the FA…

TRANSFER NEWS: Wigan Close In On A Move For Rochdale Winger Mendez-Laing

Recently relegated Wigan Athletic are eyeing up a move for key Rochdale wide man Nathaniel Mendez-Laing as they prepare for life back in England’s third tier, sources report. The 25 year old has been a powerful cog in the Rochdale machine, scoring 10 goals in 49 appearances across all competitions and proved to be pivotal…

Match Report: Everton 0-3 Chelsea

Premier League leaders Chelsea took another step towards the title in a 3-0 victory over Everton. Pedro’s stunner, Gary Cahill’s short range finish and Willian’s simple tap-in kept the blues 4 points clear of Tottenham Hotspur in 2nd place. Chelsea played very patiently in the game and was held out until the 66th minute and…