Author Archives: Jackson Cole

Twitter: @jacksondhcole1 History Student at the University of Southampton and Liverpool fan but this does not cloud my judgements!

Klopp clears out Anfield Youth

Last Thursday saw AFC Bournemouth secure the signing of Jordon Ibe from Liverpool on a four year deal worth £15 million. The Cherries’ record signing had reportedly been vying for a move away from Anfield towards the back end of the 2015/16 season. This came after whispers of disagreements with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on his role in the team ... Read More »

Batshuayi signing begins Blues’ recovery

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Michy Batshuayi from Marseille for a reported fee of £33 million.  Batshuayi scored 23 goals in the 2015/16 season which caught the attention of Tottenham and West Ham. However, Chelsea were the constant front runners to land Belguim’s latest upcoming talent. Despite his country’s disappointing exit from Euro 2016 at the hands of Wales, ... Read More »

The Tottenham Boys Are Making All The Noise

The 2015/16 season’s title race took a further twist after Tottenham defeated Manchester City 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium. Harry Kane’s controversial penalty was cancelled out by Kelechi Ihenacho’s strike before Christian Eriksen slid the ball past the despairing Joe Hart. This left Spurs two points off the top after Leicester’s slip up at the hands of Arsenal. Yesterday’s victory ... Read More »

They Grow Up So Fast- Young Player Transfer Watch

The 2015/16 season’s mid-point marks the beginning of the January Transfer Window. As the clock strikes midnight on January 2, a scramble for new signatures will occur over the next four weeks as teams across the country look to develop in time for the business end of the Premier League season. In recent times, young players have increasingly been at ... Read More »

The New Class of ’92?

Things are not going swimmingly at Old Trafford. Out of the Champions League, out of the League Cup and no win in the last six. Many are questioning the direction of Manchester United and Louis Van Gaal’s credentials as manager.   However, all may not be lost for the Red Devils. While the current squad are not performing well enough, ... Read More »

Watmore Firing on all Cylinders

Life is certainly good for Sunderland’s Duncan Watmore at the moment. The striker has been making a good impression for England’s Under-21s, as well as being a crucial part of the Black Cats’ recent resurgence in form. Watmore also has a degree to his name; achieving a First Class Honours in Economics and Business Management at Newcastle University. The 21-year-old can appear ... Read More »

Are the Kids Alright?

LA SERENA, CHILE - OCTOBER 20: England line up for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Group B match between England and Brazil at Estadio La Portada on October 20, 2015 in La Serena, Chile.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

2015 produced another typically unsuccessful summer for the English football. In June, England’s Under-21s exited at the group stages in the European Championships, losing two of their three games. The Under-17s equally failed to make an impact in their World Cup campaign in Chile. The Three Lions were well and truly tamed; registering a mere two points; scoring only one goal ... Read More »

Euro 2016 Qualifiers: Home Nations Review

While British clubs have been suffering in their European campaigns, internationally, the home nations have been inspired in their quest to reach the European Championships next summer. Last week saw Wales and Northern Ireland join England in the finals, while the Republic of Ireland may still book their place in France via the play-offs. Only Scotland were to completely miss ... Read More »

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