The Premier League Returns!

Following on from similar posts featuring players from other leagues, here are three players to watch out for as the English Premier League kicks off once again… Sam Johnstone – West Bromwich Albion Johnstone is a former England youth international who progressed through the ranks at Manchester United. There were plenty of loan spells includingContinue reading “The Premier League Returns!”

One to Watch: #9) Helder Costa

Newly promoted Leeds United have signed Portuguese midfielder Helder Costa on a permanent deal from Wolverhampton Wanderers following an encouraging loan spell. £14m is no small sum but aged 26, Costa, who has been capped at various youth levels for Portugal (61 caps!) and scored on his only outing for the full national side, hasContinue reading “One to Watch: #9) Helder Costa”

Jack Charlton 1935-2020

England World Cup winner and former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton has passed away at the age of 85. Those two snippets of information alone are almost enough to ensure that Charlton’s contribution to football isn’t underestimated. Only eleven men have ever walked onto a field and won a World Cup for England. ItContinue reading “Jack Charlton 1935-2020”

The Premier League is Back!

Premier League football returns tomorrow. Fans will be able to follow on TV (Including free to air), radio and online text. I’ve really enjoyed watching highlights of Germany’s Bundesliga since its restart. I know that a lot of people are disappointed by the lack of atmosphere. Some people think that matches have a training groundContinue reading “The Premier League is Back!”

One to Watch: #5) Ronaldo Vieira

With a name like Ronaldo Vieira you kind of have to make an impression. 21-year-old Guinea Bissau born Vieira did just that during his time at Leeds United so it was a surprise to many when the Elland Road club let him leave Yorkshire and join Serie A side Sampdoria. Well, if they were goodContinue reading “One to Watch: #5) Ronaldo Vieira”

Bamford’s Burning Ambition!

Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford has come in for some criticism today after suggesting that he would like to remain at the club for “… the next five years…”. Admittedly five years is a long time in football but you’d like to think that the Elland Road faithful would welcome some commitment and loyalty fromContinue reading “Bamford’s Burning Ambition!”