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Parma FC – The Club That’s A Week From Extinction

Parma FC are on life support. It will be turned off within a week unless a miracle occurs.  For a more in depth guide of Parma’s financial crisis, check out our guide here. Parma F.C the famous blue and yellow, appear to be in their last week after encountering serious financial trouble. A year on from the club celebrating 100 …

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5 Of The Most Underrated Players In The Premier League

Everyone knows Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez and Diego Costa have been quality this year. But who has perhaps flown under the radar to some degree this season in the Premier League?    James Milner – Manchester City The skill and attacking potential of James Milner often goes unnoticed as he is surrounded by big names such as Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure …

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VIDEO: The Ryan Giggs vs Van Gaal Incident

Last night, Manchester United struggled for long periods against a relatively weak Newcastle. The away fans were becoming increasingly frustrated and it wasn’t until the 89th minute that the goal finally came.  Ashley Young pounced on an error from Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul and United snatched a late victory. The Iron Tulip jumped from his seat and began to pump …

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Graham Cummins Previews Tonight’s Premier League Games

With a full list of mid-week Premier League games taking place this week, Pundit Arena columnist and Exeter City striker Graham Cummins previews the first night of action. Aston Villa vs West Brom (Tuesday, 7.45pm) Villa would have hoped that the appointment of Tim Sherwood would have changed the club’s fortunes but after suffering two straight defeats the former Tottenham manager is facing the …

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AFC Bournemouth: From Near Extinction To Possible Paradise

For those unfamiliar with AFC Bournemouth’s rapid ascendance through the Football League, they may sit with their morning coffee and croissants looking at the Championship table with the Cherries’ in fifth place, three points from the automatic promotion places, and think nothing of it as they flick on to this week’s crossword that they will never finish. However, for the …

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Jese Rodriguez Needs To Leave The Bernabeu To Save Real Madrid Career

Jese Rodriguez could be on his way out of the Bernabeu for the good of his Real Madrid career. David Cullinane discusses. Carlo Ancelotti remarked during the summer that Jese’s absence at the latter end of the campaign cost Real Madrid the league due to injury problems with Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. However, these comments come in contrast to what …

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Opta Stats Release Best Minutes/Assist In PL History List

Well this is interesting. Opta Stats have compiled a list of the best assist makers in Premier League history and former Arsenal man Jose Antonio Reyes is at the top of the pile.  Meanwhile Mesut Ozil, who many have viewed as a flop since arriving from Real Madrid, now has the third best assist rating in the league. Considering Manchester …

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Leaked: Chelsea Home & Away Shirts 2015-2016

This week, Chelsea announced a new commercial sponsorship deal with Yokohama Rubber company. The deal, reportedly worth 200 million, will see Samsung replaced as the club’s primary shirt sponsors. Given this, someone has drawn up these badboys. We’re hedging our bets that they’re fake but here they are nonetheless.    Home Shirt:   Away Shirt:

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#BringBackMoyes: United Fans Voice Discontent With Van Gaal

It is an interesting time at Old Trafford. United continue to trudge along gathering a reasonable point return from consistently dreadful performances. Fans in general don’t really seem to know whether to laugh or cry. The football is brutal but how can they complain while sitting third in the table? Well, it seems that a point has come where enough …

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Liverpool 2-1 City: Rodgers Rotates Reds Squad To Perfection

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers proved himself a master tactician today as he selected a team which had the legs, and more importantly the determination to overcome Manchester City. The Premier League’s in-form club Liverpool faced Manchester City at Anfield with confidence high, despite Thursday’s Europa League exit. Rodgers was forced to rest some of his squad with just two full days of recuperation before this crucial …

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Highlights: Borussia Dortmund Beat Schalke in the Derby

Three goals but it wasn’t as easy as the scoreline suggests for Jurgen Klopp’s side. The first goal didn’t come until the 77th minute but from there the flood gates opened. That’s 4 wins on the bounce for Dortmund and their revival has now gathered a surging momentum. Now just 8 points from a Champions League finish, it seems that …

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Mutiny in Manchester: Are United Fans Turning On Van Gaal?

After a tense victory over a poor Sunderland at Old Trafford, Louis Van Gaal must surely be concerned by the chorus of boos that sounded on more than one occasion this afternoon. United looked uncomfortable today. This is hardly breaking news with uncomfortable performances having become their trade mark over the past 8 months. Yet somehow they are third in …

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Thierry Henry, Arsenal Manager? You’re Having A Laugh

As the spotlight focuses again on Arsene Wenger’s future as Arsenal manager following his side’s 3-1 loss to Monaco on Tuesday, former Gunners striker Thierry Henry has done his countryman no favours by suggesting that he would be interested in the role should he be offered it.   Questioned by Jonathan Ross what he would answer if approached by Arsenal …

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Is Van Persie’s Injury A Blessing In Disguise?

Robin van Persie

Today The Mirror and The Sun simultaneously reported that Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie will be out for the next four games.  After a 2-1 defeat away to Swansea last weekend, Van Persie left Wales on crutches having sustained an ankle injury. The striker’s form has been so poor of late that the injury was hardly reported by most …

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Video: Amir Khan Interviews Jordan Henderson

We had a bit of a laugh here at Pundit Arena HQ at this one. Next to James Milner, Jordan Henderson has to be one of the most boring men in the Premier League. Quizzed by boxing superstar Amir Khan, the Liverpool midfielder comes out with one boring answer after another. “Who was your footballing idol growing up?” “I’d have …

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