How Bruno Fernandes transformed Man United’s season

The Red Devils signed Bruno Fernandes from Sporting CP on the 30th of January 2020. Eight days before his arrival Man United lost 2-0 at home to Burnley, their third defeat in their last four games. This defeat left them fifth, just four points above 14th placed Newcastle. Solskjær’s side have taken 32 points from …

Have Loan Deals Shaped Modern Football?

Loan deals are becoming more common in football as it is a cheaper alternative to buying the player and they can return the player if they are unsatisfied with their output. Top clubs typically have a squad of 30 with some extras out on loan all over the world. The hope is that their market …

What Werner and Ziyech Can Bring to Chelsea

For around £90m Chelsea are bringing in two players who have contributed a combined 42 goals and 28 assists in 63 league and Champions League games during 2019/20. Their talent is clear but what will they bring to Stamford Bridge? Timo Werner: Under Julian Nagelsmann Timo Werner has taken his game to the next level. …

Bargains In The Transfer Market

Ibrahim Sangaré, £20m The 22-year-old is coming off an impressive season despite Toulouse struggling. He has already won five caps for the Ivory Coast and has 78 appearances for his club, a huge amount in a top league considering his young age. The 6’3” defensive midfielder won the ball back 5.1 times per 90 and …

Blackburn Rovers 1-3 Leeds United

Tony Mowbray set Blackburn up in their regular 4-3-3 and had made 3 changes from their defeat at the Oakwell Stadium. Charlie Mulgrew, Stewart Downing and Dominic Samuel were all dropped in favour of Darragh Lenihan, Lewis Travis and Sam Gallagher. The league leaders made two changes from their draw with Luton. Stuart Dallas and …

Kawahi Leonard’s Midrange Pull-Up

Although data analytics dislike them, a lot of the NBA’s biggest moments have been midrange shots. From Michael Jordan’s bucket to beat the Utah Jazz in game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals to LeBron James’ winner against the San Antonio Spurs in game 7 of the NBA Finals in 2013, midrange shots can be …

Don Revie: A Paranoid Winner

Donald George Revie was born 10th July 1927 In Middlesbrough. He was born into a working-class family as his father was often out of work due to the Great Depression and his mum was a washerwoman. He was always grateful for his parents and despite his career, he always remembered no one is more important …

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Unassisted Dunk

Over the last few years, Giannis has gone from being labelled as ‘overrated’ to ‘MVP’. He has done this by becoming the best interior scorer in the NBA with his signature move the unassisted dunk. When he drives to the rim, you know he’s going to dunk no matter who it is on. Giannis ‘The …

Liverpool’s rise to the top and tactics under Jürgen Klopp

Before the suspension of football due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Liverpool were at the top of the table. Having played 29 league games, the Reds had amassed a 25-point gap of last season’s champions, but they have recently been crowned champions for the 2019/20 season. This coupled with winning the Champions League in 2019 having …

James Harden’s Step-Back 3-point Shot

James Harden has become synonymous with 3-point shots. He’s the NBA’s top scorer and most innovative but he does have his signature shot, the step-back three-point shot. It is becoming the most reliable scoring move in the league and there is no way to defend against it. Over the last few years, Harden has taken …

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