Manchester United & Chelsea could challenge for the title next season

Manchester United & Chelsea could challenge for the title next season

The next Premier League season will likely begin around the 12th of September this year, and it could be a time for the two teams

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Life after Leo

Doomsday. The day it ends—the day when the little man hangs up his boots. The day no one wants to see. For the past decade


It all started going very wrong for Arsenal five years ago

Take a deep breath Arsenal fans; it's panning out just like it was supposed to. And it could get even worse. Any last hope of Champions

Two sides to every coin – Football and the case of perspective

By Jake Sandy | This article was published on Football Chronicle on December 19, 2019 Whether it’s looking back at an old matchday program to remind

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Embracing the ‘new normal’ will take time

The lockdown, due to the pandemic, has brought about the true sentiment behind the well-known axiom, 'you don't know what you have until it's gone'. While

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Solving the Pogba and Fernandes puzzle – A welcome headache for Solskjær

There is much to look forward to when the Premier League returns. On the 19th of June, Tottenham Hotspur will be facing Manchester United in

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Sarri’s last chance; The return of Serie A

With the return of Serie A set for June 20th, we are set for perhaps one of Europe's tightest title races. Just a single point


The cost of winning – Athletes as role models

With the world of professional sports teetering on the edge due to the coronavirus crisis, Netflix's 10-part documentary series-The Last Dance, chronicling sporting icon Michael

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Why is there a lack of British Asians in the professional set-up?

It was a typical cold winter sunset in East London with a beautiful twilight over the Mile End Stadium, home of Sporting Bengal United FC.

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Change for Newcastle United – The Beautiful Game off; The ugly criminals on

 April 29, 2020: Thanks to Saudi Arabia’s poor track record of preserving human rights, multiple influential parties including Amnesty International-UK, PSG’s Qatari owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi,


Not for the faint hearted – Growing up as a Liverpool fan in the 2010s

For Liverpool FC, this past decade has been nothing short of a frantic roller-coaster ride full of ups and downs. But as a fan, I


Bruno Fernandes’ discernible impact on United hinges on more than just direct goal contributions

The ball’s gone out for a corner and there’s 75,000 thousand fans in OT eagerly awaiting for some magic in anticipation. They are in ruptures

Should referees give post match interviews?

In today’s world, post-match press conferences are something all of us, as fans look forward to after a game. It is only natural that some


Glass half full or empty – Through which lens should we see Solskjær’s time at United?

In December 2018, an already under-pressure Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United travelled to Anfield to face their perennial rivals Liverpool, in what would prove to be

Potential tactical tweaks Klopp can implement to beat Atlético Madrid

3 losses in 66. Followed by 3 losses in 5. From dreams of seeing their names etched amongst the game’s greatest sides just a couple


Manchester City’s Ban and Financial Fair Play – Is It As Fair As It Could Be?

In the wake of the reigning Premier League champions Manchester City's ban, lots of eyebrows have been raised. There are quite a few big questions


Lionel Messi – The Unconventional Leader

Lionel Andrés Messi is a footballer whose career brings envy to whosoever hears his name. Who wouldn't want to have his ability to put defenders


Can Dean Henderson push his way into becoming England’s Number 1 stopper ahead of the Euros?

When Dean Henderson made his Premier League debut with Sheffield United, nobody could have envisaged the heights he’d reach in such a short space of


Emre Can – Turning his blues to Black and Yellow

Written by Adibir Singh Many fans around Europe seem to have forgotten the name ‘Emre Can’ in the last few seasons. From being one of the top

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The Hammers have a lot of soul searching to do as relegation looms large

Written by Varun Kumar The atmosphere around West Ham is one that any football club in the world would pay to avoid. The club’s position in

Player Profiles

Never say die – The inspiring tale of Danny Ings

Liverpool have done it. After 30 long years, the Reds have finally won their maiden Premier League title with seven games left, outclassing the rest


The making of Ronaldo – Leaving School, Impressing in Portugal and the 1994 World Cup

By Karan Tejwani | This article was first published on Football Chronicle on January 28, 2020 When you think of Brazil’s Ronaldo, you think of the

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Potential bargain of the summer – Malang Sarr

A name that has glittered the articles and lists for the world’s next best players, 21-year-old Malang Sarr will leave the club he has been


The unfullfilled potential of Rodrigo Possebon

By James Young | This article was first published on Football Chronicle on February 20, 2020 Manchester United’s Brazil-based scout, John Calvert-Toulmin is best known for


Arturo Vidal – Powerhouse of the Catalan midfield

FC Barcelona have been known for having a plethora of quality midfielders over the years. Having produced elite players like Andres Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez, Sergio


Who will replace Leroy Sane?

We have all read the news report from Sport Bild earlier this month where they claimed that Leroy Sane had reached an agreement over personal terms with


Dani Olmo – Following the footsteps of great Spanish playmakers

In the modern-day football world, teenagers and youth players seeking to deviate from their academies to foreign leagues for first-team chances seem to be the


Bastian Schweinsteiger – A career drenched in glory

By Karan Tejwani | This article was first published on Football Chronicle on November 7, 2019. 19 May 2012. Munich, Germany. Bayern Munich, playing at their prestigious

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[EADF Shorts] Michael Owen – English Football’s Most Underappreciated Superstar?

Contrary to belief, at the peak of his career, Owen was a once-in-a-lifetime player. Moreover, throughout the modern era of English football, few players have

Aritz Aduriz – The lion retires without the swansong he deserved

At the beginning of the 2019-20 La Liga campaign, veteran striker Aritz Aduriz announced that he would hang up his boots come the end of

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Florian Niederlechner – FC Augsburg’s late-blooming talisman

With the return of the first and second tiers of German football injecting a breath of fresh air in these extraordinary yet unprecedented circumstances, we


Michael Ballack – The unluckiest player to ever grace the field?

Written by Yuri Vasilyev As the Bundesliga returned to action this past weekend, it seems only suitable to remember one of the best players in the

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Wes Brown – More Than A Mere Passenger

Role players who feature for perennial contenders often do not receive their just due. Our obsession with superstars has conditioned us to think of these

Eden Hazard – The journey so far

These days the term 'generational' is bandied about a bit too often. There are several players, who with all due respect, on the basis of

The making of Leroy Sané – The German speedster coming of age

"I don't have any problem with criticism. It's an incentive to refine myself." - Leroy Sané. One of Europe's most talented wingers, 'The Wattenscheider Robben', has


Christopher Nkunku – Encouraging signs for RB Leipzig’s rising star

In the Bundesliga, Jadon Sancho, Erling Håland, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner are the most talked about youngsters. However, another French youngster is quietly making

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The rise and rise of Sheffield United’s cult icon John Lundstram

If you are in England, have gone to a game and are watching a team in the Premier League with a staunch defence and clinical


Odsonne Edouard – A prodigious talent at just 22

As ever, it’s an exciting time in Scottish football. Despite a lack of action on the pitch, there is plenty going on off it, and


“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” – How Adama Traoré finally made it

"Here's Traoré - look at the strength… Traoré! A star is born!" Adama Traoré's first senior goal, the 11th in a 12-1 aggregate annihilation of Huesca


Lautaro Martínez – The Argentine Predator Wanted by Europe’s Elite

"Lautaro Martínez is already a champion. He scores in all sorts of ways and helps out his teammates" - Gabriel Batistuta. One of Europe's hottest striking