All Hail Ryan Fraser, the 'Wee Man' Breathing Life into the Premier League
In an opening month that has failed to raise the blood, Bournemouth's nippy winger is the only thing keeping our hearts beating.
Home Coming: Bournemouth
A tour of one writer's hometown, one postcard-perfect moment at a time.
Whereabouts Violations Reveal Larger Flaws of English Football's Anti-Doping Efforts
Manchester City's £35,000 fine says an awful lot about English football's anti-doping system.
Rating Every Premier League Club’s Festive Merchandise In Order Of Christmassiness
With the commemoration of the birth of Our Lord coming up, we have decided to get to the bottom of what Christmas is all about – football clubs selling obscene amounts of merch.
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The Father, The Son and The Holy Howe: Reviewing Arsenal vs. Bournemouth
In the second instalment of this week’s Premier League Review, we scrutinise the mooted succession at Arsenal, and the relationship between Arsene Wenger and Eddie Howe.
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Jack Wilshere’s Big Day Off: Previewing Arsenal vs. Bournemouth
In our final Premier League Preview of the week, we wonder what Jack Wilshere will get up to while his loan outfit and home club duke it out at the Emirates.
How The Premier League is Rethinking Age in Youth Development
Traditionally, young talents in football are made to train and play by age group. But is that system fundamentally flawed?
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Mike Phelan, End Of The Internship: Reviewing Bournemouth vs. Hull
In the third portion of our weekly Premier League Review, we marvel at just how badly Mike Phelan’s first game as permanent Hull manager went.
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The Terrible Curse of ‘The Quadruple’: Pep Guardiola Is Right To Be Afraid
When Pep Guardiola was asked whether Manchester City could win ‘the Quadruple’ this season, he recoiled. In this week’s final Premier League Review, we find out why.
The Loan Ranger: Previewing Jack Wilshere’s Bournemouth Debut
When Bournemouth face West Brom this weekend, it will be Jack Wilshere’s first opportunity to prove the haters wrong. Nobody likes the haters, least of all Wilshere.
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Make or Break: The Last-chance Saloon of the Senior Loan
For players like Joe Hart and Jack Wilshere, the senior loan provides a final chance at redemption. That said, it could also be the beginning of the end.
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Dicing With the Drop: Assessing This Season's Premier League Relegation Battle
There are arguably nine sides that look as though they are at significant risk of relegation this term. With the new season almost upon us, Jonathan Wilson assesses their chances.