Jermain Defoe is the most valuable player in the Premier League

Think of all the stars in the Premier League. Who is coming to your mind? It’s probably the usual cast of characters. Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibarhimovic, Sergio Aguero, Diego Costa, Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez, Kevin de Bruyne and a whole slew of others. But you would probably have to list off about 50 players before […]

What does the future hold for David Moyes at Sunderland?

To say that David Moyes has had a rocky start to his tenure at Sunderland is a bit of an understatement. Eleven games into the season, the Black Cats have one win and five points. They’re rooted to the bottom of the table, along with Swansea, and they’re already six points from safety. Teams can’t […]

Sunderland’s late match woes seem set to doom them to relegation

By all accounts, Sunderland isn’t a very good team. With only two points out of nine matches, the club sits at the bottom of the Premier League. David Moyes, who took over as manager this summer might not last the season, but he’s been on the wrong end of some pretty bad luck this year. […]

Sunderland wins 3-0 to survive relegation, rival Newcastle and Norwich drop

After going unbeaten in all but one of their last ten games (only loss against EPL champs Leicester) dating back to February, Sunderland have once again survived relegation by beating Everton 3-0 in their next to last game of their English Premier League season. Sunderland’s win means their city rival Newcastle United and Norwich City […]

What kind of club would you want your young international defender to develop?

Imagine for a second that you’re USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann. That means that yes, you now have the power to call up undeserving players to the national team while leaving better players at home. You can also make really questionable roster decisions or whatever else the latest criticism’s of the man are. Now let’s say […]

EPL player Adam Johnson pleads guilty to having sex with 15-year old girl

Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson plead guilty on two charges connected to knowingly having sex with a 15-year old girl (age of consent is 16 in England). Johnson plead guilty to having “sexual activity with a child” and to “grooming” a child (befriending and creating an emotional relationship with a child for sex). Johnson however plead […]

What can the relegation zone teams do to survive?

With the Premier League season now over the halfway hump, we can start making predictions for the end of the season. Specifically, who will be relegated? Currently, there are some real favorites for relegation in Aston Villa, Sunderland, and Newcastle. I really picked an incredible season to ask that question. While only 11 points separate […]

VIDEO: Dembele and Eriksen give Spurs Two-Goal lead

In the 60th minute, Mousa Dembele gave Spurs the 2-1 lead with a nice goal to beat the outstretched Jordan Pickford. It started with Harry Kane, who seemed to make something out of nothing, as he took a shot that Pickford had to parry away that led to a Spurs corner. From that corner, the […]

After sacking Jose Mourinho and a big win, is Chelsea back to their winning ways?

Chelsea has had a whirlwind of a week. After losing to first place Leicester City last Monday, Chelsea was held to being just a point above the relegation zone. Last Thursday, Chelsea had enough and sacked Jose Mourinho. After announcing Guus Hiddink as interim manager just before last Saturday’s game, Chelsea dominated Sunderland and won […]