Articles tagged with Premier League

Are England friendly internationals just money making vehicles? Or tools to help develop and nurture future talent?

This weekend’s Premier League action was yet again entertaining fair. There were goals aplenty, talking points, drama and of course...

Twitter brings socially alienated Premier League footballers closer to fans

Ever since money began pouring into football around the time of the Premier League’s inception, players have become more and...

West Ham’s game of puppetry with a dignified managerial patsy

Standing alone on the touchline, Avram Grant has cut an image of an increasingly forlorn figure this season. Excluded from...

Defeat consigns Villa fans to a nervy new year and the team to the certainty of a relegation scramble

Usually most things in football are far from certain, but Wednesday night’s games ignored the norm and made two things...

Pardew is a gamble, but his contract is foolish, proving that Newcastle have not learned their managerial lesson

Some gambles are simply worth taking. With evidence to support the gamblers speculation a trip into the unknown can prove...

The comic end of Newcastle owner Mike Ashley

Houllier’s patient evolution at Villa is running out of time

The sacking of Chris Hughton on Monday was evidence if it were ever needed of the fact that Premier League...

“You never win anything with kids,” but there’s plenty of time for that at Villa

The relinquishment of a two goal lead is usually a cause of sadness and negative reflection, but there is much...

Blackpool's Ian Holloway calls the bluff of Premier League's flawed integrity and hands them a dilema

Ian Holloway is seen by many as the lovable clown of the Premier League, who makes lengthy analogies, sometimes including...