Karanka Appointment a Worry For British Coaches?

Middlesbrough is a football club from the outside many young British coaches would consider a great starting point in the Football League. The Teesiders have not so distant Premier League experience, great infrastructure and a chairman who unlike most is patient and willing to stick by his man, yet the club have for the first…

Where has Arsenal’s Resurgence Come From?

It is well documented that for the past eight years Arsenal Football Club have been unable to lift any silverware often being overpowered in the latter stages of competitions. For some time there has been a theory about Arsenal that they are a side that will pass the ball at all costs. Sometimes overdoing it…

New Style Over New Players

There has been a distinct lack of new signings at Arsenal this summer, but one thing that is effortless to see is the club’s change in strategy. Arsene Wenger’s side have only lost one Premier League game since March, against Aston Villa on the opening day of the season, stretching back thirteen games to the…

Aaron Ramsey: Man on a Mission

As Arsenal secured fourth place at the end of last season there was one player who’s consistency was key without him claiming the headlines, Aaron Ramsey. To date Ramsey is a player who’s career is noted for two reasons: suffering a horrific leg break in February 2010 whilst beginning to break into the Arsenal first…

Newcastle United: Club in Crisis

With the storm caused by the return of Joe Kinnear and now the controversy over the club’s new shirt sponsor with star striker Papiss Cisse it has certainly not been a summer to remember for Newcastle United fans. In fact ever since the arrival of Mike Ashley on Tyneside in June 2007 Newcastle United have…

Is it the End of the Road for Dortmund?

As Bayern Munich lifted their fifth European Cup with many believing it signals the beginning of a new dawn for Munich and also German football, what is left for their opponents Borussia Dortmund. This is a team who in the previous two seasons have beaten Bayern to the Bundesliga title with a high tempo, pressing…