Category Archives: Club Focus

Kinnear’s departure a blessing for Newcastle’s future

Ask the majority of football fans what a job of “director of football” entails and you’re likely to get a rather wide range of answers. From liaising between the manager and the chairman and acting on behalf of both, to … Read more…

Posted in Club Focus, Premier League | Leave a comment

Arsenal must buy a striker or risk another trophyless season

As Santi Cazorla scored Arsenal’s second goal last night, putting his team in front after they had been largely outplayed by Southampton, many among the Gunners traveling support must have thought whether it was a sign. Perhaps, they might have … Read more…

Posted in Club Focus, January Transfer Window, Premier League | 2 Comments

Four clubs that could benefit from Southampton’s crisis

Two weeks into the January transfer window and Southampton’s happy camp, arguably the most pleasing surprise the Premier League has seen over the 12 months, finds itself in turmoil after chairman Nicola Cortese resigned. With many of their players attracting … Read more…

Posted in Club Focus, January Transfer Window | Leave a comment

Allardyce’s gamble has backfired and West Ham will pay the consequences

“You can’t keep losing football matches as a manager, that’s for sure. We know the reasons why, but even those reasons will not save you in the end.” Sam Allardyce can be accused of many things, but a lack of … Read more…

Posted in Capital One Cup, Club Focus, FA Cup, Managers | 1 Comment

Five targets for Moyes and United’s midfield

As Manchester United plunge even deeper into a crisis as each goes by, David Moyes must be wondering why he decided to take on the job at Old Trafford, instead of politely declining Sir Alex Ferguson’s offer last year. United … Read more…

Posted in Club Focus, January Transfer Window, Premier League | Leave a comment

Why Capello isn’t the right man for Spurs

When Tottenham face West Ham at White Hart Lane tonight, both sets of fans will hope their club can offer a substantially more entertaining performance than they have done in the first four months of the season. The visitors, crippled … Read more…

Posted in Club Focus, Managers, Premier League | 1 Comment