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From Benchwarmer to Title Winner: The Rise of Zinchenko

“Zinchenko is talented, but he must be realistic. He can only play for Manchester City on his PlayStation.” Andriy Voronin exhibited a ruthlessness in his early prognostication of the Ukrainian’s spell in the Premier League, one that was earlier reserved for some of the finest goalkeepers in the Bundesliga, during the

Arsene Wenger – Lights Will Guide You Home

He did not seem at ease accepting a bespoke gong from his erstwhile nemesis. Nor was he comfortable in receiving kindness and what seemed like genuine ‘respect’ from Jose. There was more than a hint of hesitancy in his smile and it took addition countenance from Sir Alex for him

Manchester City vs Chelsea preview

Manchester City are only 5 games away from securing the Premier League as they head into a exciting battle against Chelsea today. Chelsea face champions-elect Manchester City on Sunday, aware that Pep Guardiola's side are almost certain to win their fifth top-flight league title this term. City are unbeaten in their previous

Stopping the City charge: Derby edition

Ardent United fan Anirudh Shenoy has a crack on the tactical approach/approaches Jose Mourinho might deploy to try coming anywhere near stopping the unstoppable force that is Manchester City. 13 wins on the bounce and a mammoth 8 point gap in the league. It’s almost as if City are toying

PREMIER LEAGUE XI OF THE SEASON, SO FAR

So, eleven games into the Premier league season, the pace has been well and truly set by a rampant Manchester City side who are already 8 points clear at the top of the table. They have been nothing short of incredible to watch and their philosophy of staying true to

Super Sunday Premier League Preview II

While the attention would be on the Chelsea – Manchester United clash on Sunday afternoon for obvious reasons, City vs Arsenal is the more intriguing tie this weekend in the Premier League for those with a taste for free-flowing, end-to-end football. Manchester City are flying high at the moment, steamrolling every

PL Weekend review: Manchester City sailing on

Somewhere in the middle of the first half of the season ,it can be said that the very foundation has been set for the plot to unfold.Manchester City are pulling away and there are ominous signs for the others in the top-6. With the Terriers pulling out a shocker and

Pep v Pochettino:Analysing Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker’s move to Manchester City, worth an initial 50 million Euros , made him the most expensive English player in history.However, he’s gone about operating at right full back, in a very different role at Manchester City as opposed to his time at Tottenham. This can primarily be explained

Pep Guardiola – The Conductor

A detailed look into Pep Guardiola’s journey from a Footballer to a Genius manager empowering every team that was fortunate enough to be managed by him. It is difficult to quantify force. Sure, Mass times Acceleration, I know, I have received schooling (if not an education). But what about the force

The Case for the Defensive Midfielder

The importance of the Defensive Midfielder in football today. In theory, football is (should be) a simple game. Eleven players attempting to put the ball in a net, in the process moving it among themselves and keeping it away from the grasp of the opposing team. In practice though, the

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