IT WAS a marriage of convenience that was doomed from the start, a former Liverpool manager taking over at Goodison Park, a red setting-up camp in the blue zone. “Get out of our club,” almost became a mantra at Everton … Continue reading Rafa Benitez goes, where next for Everton?
ON THE field of play, Manchester City overtook their neighbours United almost a decade ago, but in 2020-21, they became the first Premier League outfit to earn more than the team from Old Trafford. City’s revenues for 2020-21, totalling £ … Continue reading Manchester City are back in front and back in profit
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR play host to Arsenal on January 16, a clash of two teams still trying to find their most comfortable place in the third decade of the 21st century. Both made hard work of their FA Cup third round … Continue reading North London clash is still the capital’s biggest derby
CHELSEA and Liverpool fought out a thrilling 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge, highlighted by a stirring comeback from the home side who had gone two goals behind in the first 25 minutes. While the Blues deserved the plaudits for their … Continue reading When three became one – the Premier League may already be over for 2021-22
CHELSEA really did hit the jackpot when they were taken over by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich in 2003. He has not only presided over one of the big success stories of 21st century football, funding the unprecedented growth of the club … Continue reading Thank you, Mr Abramovich – Chelsea lose heavily, but wages climb
NEWCASTLE United’s controversial takeover by the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund will be tested soon when the transfer market opens again. Already, predictions have been made about who they might sign and how much they will have available to spend … Continue reading Newcastle United have spending power, but January windows can disappoint