Every Premier League club’s surprise star of the season, featuring Eriksen, Elanga and…

We’re into ‘of the season’ territory folks. Before we get to the POTYs and YPOTYs, we’re starting with the Football365 SPOTYs, the surprise players of the year. We’re not talking your Mohamed Salahs or Kevin De Bruynes, for whom accolades will undoubtedly follow, but those who have taken the Premier League by storm when we … Read more

Can Fulham learn lessons from Norwich struggles to kick the yo-yo habit?

Fulham have been bouncing between the top two divisions for the last five years, but is there anything they can take from Norwich’s struggles? After an almost unsettling run of inconsistency over the previous few weeks, Fulham finally got the better of their end-of-season jitters on Bank Holiday Monday and Luton Town were on the … Read more

Klopp got it ‘spectacularly wrong’ against Villarreal by leaving out someone who played 11 minutes

Jurgen Klopp made a cataclysmic mistake by benching Jordan Henderson, which he remedied by bringing him on for the final 11 minutes at 3-2 up. Beginning of the Hend‘It seems almost unimaginable to say this after a season of inspired management and immaculate decision-making, but Klopp definitely got that call spectacularly wrong here in El … Read more

Pochettino and Nagelsmann are both victims of football’s entitlement crisis across Europe

Pochettino has been the subject of protests while Nagelsmann received hundreds of death threats. The biggest clubs just don’t seem very happy. The predictable finishes to some European league seasons has provoked much comment, largely about how damaging it might be for the game across the continent. But less seems to be said of whether … Read more

Manchester United are shuffling their pack, but can lost leopards change their spots?

Manchester United are switching their senior management about, but will United supporters get the transfer guru that they’ve craved for years? Manchester United reach the end of the 2021/22 season in a state of flux. They’ve played 22 games in all competitions since the start of this calendar year and they’ve won just eight of … Read more

The successful career of Mino Raiola demonstrates the absurdities of modern football

Raiola was loved by his clients and made himself a lot of money, but the influence of agents in remains at best mixed for the game. In the end, he died as he lived: bullish to his final breath and shrouded in controversy. At a human level, the death of Mino Raiola at the age … Read more

Liverpool fans are the luckiest in the world, bad for city if Everton go down and…

Are Liverpool fans the luckiest in the world? Plus, Everton relegation would be bad for the city, Tottenham without Son Heung-min or Harry Kane and more… Send your thoughts to [email protected]… Liverpool fans are the luckiest in the worldSo, here we are, at the start of May, and (as you may have heard), Liverpool are … Read more

Patched-up and knackered West Ham 1-2 Arsenal set-pieces

West Ham are deflating after two successive 2-1 home defeats, but Arsenal did just enough to keep the pot boiling for a fourth-place finish. 1) For West Ham United, this season has been as much a question of identity as anything else. Other teams have taken it less than seriously and it might well be … Read more

Champions League ‘festival of football’ plans are yet another affront to supporters

UEFA are considering scrapping the semi-finals of the Champions League for a five-day festival. As ever, supporters have not been consulted. Such has been the way in which UEFA has already conducted itself over their reimagining of the Champions League, it was starting to feel as though the European Super League might not have been … Read more

Rangnick tries not to answer nonsense Man Utd questions after ‘completely false’ reports

Ralf Rangnick kept trying to tell journalists that their questions did not make sense. He will be glad to escape the English press. Right to VOTEThis story is so big that The Sun have broken out the DOUBLE capitals. ‘Ralf Rangnick will NOT recommend Harry Maguire to be Man Utd captain under Erik ten Hag … Read more