Big money signings equal big money gambles

How many of the top ten most expensive British transfers have gone on to be a success at their clubs?

Pardew’s Newcastle still have it all to prove going forward

Ten-man Newcastle came away from Villa Park with a well-earned point, but it may be seen as a missed opportunity by boss Alan Pardew who saw his side fail to hit the back of the net for the second consecutive game, and continue to struggle as an attacking force.

Is second season syndrome a misleading prognosis?

Fans of Hull and Crystal Palace may have less to fear than commentators would have them believe

Palace would do well to avoid Mackay appointment

Reports today suggest former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay has been chosen by Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish to be the man to follow in the footsteps of LMA Premier League Manager of the Year Tony Pulis. Mackay himself won the LMA Championship Manager of the Year in 2013 as Cardiff were promoted into the […]

The ten factors that drive transfer fees in football

What really drives how much a player is worth in the transfer market?

Sergio Aguero signs new deal at City

Manchester City look to build for the long term with new contracts

Koeman taking a Long shot

Have Southampton paid over the odds for goal shy Shane Long?

West Brom in 2014/15 – Baggies must rise from ashes of near-disaster

Will the Baggies survive in 2014/15?

Tottenham in 2014/15 – patience required for Pochettino magic

Is Pochettino the man to bring Champions League football to Spurs?

Swansea in 2014/15 – New defenders needed to Jack up Monk’s squad

Trouble could be on the horizon for Garry Monk and Swansea City