Month: July 2016

Expensive EPL Signings 2016/2017 Season

We are just 2 weeks away from the start of the 2016/17 Premier League season. Unlike the previous years most of the attention heading into the new 2016/2017 season has been on the debutant managers. The likes of Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte, Jurgen Klopp & Arsene Wenger have been mostly in the news but a lot of big money signings have joined the Premier League. In today’s Transfer News we look at the six most expensive Premier League signings of the Summer. Granit Xhaka – Arsenal 2016/17 Worth: 45€ million It’s been over a month since Xhaka made the switch from Borussia Monchengladbach to...

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2016/17 Premier League – Debutant Managers

The 2016/17 Premier League will be the 25th anniversary of the league since it’s inception in 1992. In it’s 24 year old history never has the Premier League seen so many world class managers crammed together in a 20 team league. Pep Guardiola vs Jurgen Klopp, Antonio Conte vs Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger vs Claudio Raneri. The permutations and combination that can be made are endless. For now let us stay away from the rivalries and statistics and look at the managers who’ll be making their debuts in the Premier League this season. Pep Guardiola – Manchester City 2016/17 A mainstay...

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The Promoted trio of 2016/17 Premier League

After a eventful summer with the Copa America and the Euro cup we are just three weeks away from the start of the 2016/17 Premier League. The 2016/17 Premier League season will the 25th anniversary of the league since it’s formation in 1992. The inaugural game of the season will see the defending champions Leicester City taking on one of the newly promoted trio, Hull City. This season is particularly noteworthy with almost all the top managers around the globe involved. With all this said lets take a look at the Premier League Newcomers for the 2016/17 season and what their...

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Sam Allardyce – The Next England Manager

After much speculation and being linked with several top managers across the globe, the FA seems to have finally come to a decision with Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce set to be the next England manager. The FA trio of Martin Glenn, Dan Ashworth & David Gill came to the decision after consulting with the likes of Steven Gerrard, Rio Ferdinand & Harry Redknapp. It seems life has come full circle for Allardyce who was overlooked in his first bid to be the England manager in 2006. Allardyce had to see off some stern competition to finally land his dream job...

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Euro Cup 2016 Top 10 Moments

Euro Cup 2016 has finally come to an end with Portugal winning their 1st ever European Championship. While it may not have been one among the best international tournaments in recent years, it did stand out for the performance of the “underdogs” and the quality of the goals scored even if they were few in number, here we will recall the Euro Cup 2016 top moments. The expansion of the tournament finals to 24 teams had come under criticism at the start of the tournament so did it work? It kinda did and didn’t to be honest. The expansion to 24 teams...

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