All posts in category: Features

Why Zaha would be suited to Spurs

Wilfried Zaha has always been a player with plenty of pace and potential, but questions have lingered over his end product. This season, he has answered those questions more emphatically than ever before. Zaha has scored six goals and made nine assists for Crystal Palace this season. Whenever the Eagles win – they have done so five times in… Read more →

Why Bonucci would be perfect for City

Manchester City must eradicate their soft centre. They work hard to score patient, deftly-constructed goals, 60 of them in the Premier League, but their opponents rarely need to show the same creativity for the same outcome. Simple balls over the top and pace in forward areas has often been enough to unhinge City’s poor defence:… Read more →

Why Pocognoli should stay at Brighton

The most obvious examples of Brighton & Hove Albion’s impressive recruitment would be Glenn Murray and Anthony Knockaert, who appear to have fired them to promotion. It is important however, not to underestimate the importance of loanee Sebastien Pocognoli, who scored an excellent goal in Friday’s victory at QPR. His 18th minute injury with Brighton… Read more →

Why Slade is perfect for Grimsby

Under Marcus Bignot, Grimsby Town often appeared a disjointed collection of individuals. The talent was there and we saw flashes of what they could do against the in-form teams, such as Plymouth, Carlisle and Mansfield, then Blackpool in the Brummie’s final game in charge. Every good result though was followed by two or three less… Read more →

Sakho’s time to shine

Mamadou Sakho joined Crystal Palace on loan in January with a cloud hanging over him. He had failed a drugs test back in April and was discarded by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on grounds of his attitude and time-keeping. Whether down to Sakho’s desire to prove himself, Sam Allardyce’s good man management or a combination… Read more →

Liverpool’s need for Mendy is greatest

Benjamin Mendy’s performances for Monaco this season have earned him rave reviews. The 22-year-old has been tough in the tackle, cute in the cross and direct in the dribble, making him one of the world’s most exciting young left-backs. Chelsea already have an impressive first choice left wing-back in Marcos Alonso. The former Bolton man… Read more →