Goals guaranteed in West Ham games

by Bum Rush Fri 30, 2016 10:42 PM

For everybody connected with West Ham the start of the Premier League campaign must have been a perplexing one. Their team thrived in Slaven Bilic’s debut campaign as Hammers boss, finishing seventh in the Premier League and just mis...

Premier League sack race hots up

by Bum Rush Fri 23, 2016 4:44 PM

Up and down the country you can feel the panic of certain Premier League owners and fans as their team lurch from one bad result to another. The likes of Stoke, Swansea, West Ham and Sunderland have endured difficult starts to their Premier League...

Goals is the way to go at City this weekend

by Bum Rush Fri 16, 2016 2:42 PM

Manchester City have looked impressive under former-Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola in the Premier League so far this season. Somehow the Catalan One seems to have added something extra to an already tasty attacking blend at Eastlands. This w...

Liverpool a punters nightmare

by Bum Rush Fri 9, 2016 11:50 AM

Liverpool have become the Jekyll and Hyde of the Premier League under their affable but nutty German boss Jurgen Klopp. From the German’s touchlines antics, I am surprised he has not burst out of his clothes and went on the rampage at any Pr...

City buy British again (will they never learn?)

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Sterling, Rodwell, Sinclair, Richards, Johnson (prison). The list of English players signed for big money by Manchester City in recent years goes on and on and on and yet their only real success stories are the great James Milner and Gareth Barry. So its hard to be surprised by the announcement that Everton substitute John Stones will be joining them for just shy of £50m.

At 22, Stones undoubtedly has some 'potential' but he's hardly a teenager anymore so at some point very soon he needs to start realising it. Stones lost his place in the Everton team last term for the simple reason that he wasn't good enough at defending. More worrying still perhaps, is the fact that he's not even good enough for England. Has the world gone mad when a defender who can't defend and isn't considered good enough for either Everton or England goes for this kind of money? Are so called 'feeder' clubs currently re registering their average young centre midfielders as centre halfs in the hope that they will go for big money simple because they look reasonably comfortable on the ball?

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