Arsenal’s summer transfer needs: Finding a striker is a must

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in June, 2017) Arsenal finished outside of the top four for the first time in the Arsene Wenger era. Here’s who they should target to get back into the title race next season. Arsenal’s 2016-17 season was full of unrest and turmoil. Long-serving manager Arsene Wenger was the subject of constant … Continue reading Arsenal’s summer transfer needs: Finding a striker is a must

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Texans Rumors: Deshaun Watson gets praise from Bill O’Brien

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in June, 2017) The Texans traded up to take Deshaun Watson with the 12th overall pick in the first round.  It looks like he will have a good shot to be the starter in Week 1. Since the Texans drafted Watson, Bill O’Brien and his coaching staff have been ardent supporters … Continue reading Texans Rumors: Deshaun Watson gets praise from Bill O’Brien

Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Everton

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in June, 2017) Everton finished seventh in the Premier League in 2016-17, but what grade do they get for their overall performance? Everton’s season fluctuated drastically from month to month. They began by winning four of their first five matches and drawing the other. Then they nosedived into obscurity by winning … Continue reading Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Everton

Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Bournemouth

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in May, 2017) Bournemouth finished ninth in the Premier League in 2016-17, but what grade do they get for their overall performance? Bournemouth have spent most of their club’s history in the lower tiers of the English soccer pyramid. Two seasons ago, Eddie Howe’s team rose into the Premier League for … Continue reading Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Bournemouth

Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Manchester City

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in May, 2017) Manchester City finished third in the Premier League in 2016-17, but what grade do they get for their overall performance? Manchester City got off to a blistering start in the Premier League under new manager Pep Guardiola, winning their first six matches of the season. However, a shaky … Continue reading Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Manchester City

Will Chelsea repeat as Premier League champions in 2017-18?

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in May, 2017) A look at the challenges facing Chelsea over the summer, and whether or not they can repeat as Premier League champions in 2017-18 . Chelsea were crowned Premier League champions on Friday after beating West Brom 1-0 at the Hawthorns. The win took them onto 87 points, and means they’re still … Continue reading Will Chelsea repeat as Premier League champions in 2017-18?