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Arsenal fans should feel lucky to still walk in Wenger wonderland

In another predictably topsy-turvy week in the English Premier League only one thing was noticeable by its absence: the calls for Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal. The man once dubbed ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 23:18:40

Young Lions show great potential but need club support to fulfill it

To say that the English FA has not had the greatest time of it recently is putting it mildly. Following on from sacking men's national team manager Sam Allardyce after ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 22:58:40

Managerial shortlists show shortcomings of short-term thinking in EPL

Ronald Koeman became the latest English Premier League (EPL) manager to have become familiar with the concept of being let go, with the Everton man joining Crystal Palace boss Ronald ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 22:53:39

Arsenal overwhelm Everton with a five-goal barrage in Premier League

The best way for Arsenal to answer a bad loss to a team whose striker publicly mocked them for not having the "cojones" is apparently not to fight fire with ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 23:03:39

Promoted trio's early season starts offer hope for those who follow

What a weekend for the promoted clubs of the English Premier League. The so-called whipping boys all won - no mean feat - but some of those results will live ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 23:28:40

English clubs feared by Europe's elite in Champions League? Not likely, Neville

When it comes to European competition, English clubs are back. That's the message from player-turned-pundit Phil Neville, in any case. The former Manchester United and Everton man says that "the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 23:38:39

Newton's play defies one stereotype, but his words reinforce another

In 2015, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was perhaps the NFL's biggest star, leading his team to a near-perfect 15-1 regular season and an appearance in Super Bowl 50. Two ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/18 23:13:39

Mourinho warrants wage demands after returning United to top billing

Manchester United are back. Not because of the point that they earned away to great rivals Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, but because of the fact that no one can ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 23:08:39

Latics might want Scholes but they could have the right man already

When it comes to hiring a new manager to replace the recently sacked John Sheridan, Oldham Athletic should put their faith in a former Manchester United midfielder born close to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 22:58:39

Messi makes it but there's World Cup disappointment for future stars – for now

It's been a week of reckoning for those nations hopeful of making the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and now the dust has settled after the final qualifying games. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 23:18:39

Non-standing argument could use some legs before games

Legendary American humorist Mark Twain once wrote, "Never let the truth get in the way of a good story." This axiom certainly applies to the current NFL issue - standing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 23:08:40

Strachan exposes his own shortcomings with excuses for latest failure

So Scotland's latest failure to qualify for a major international tournament - the 10th in a row - can be put down to genetics. That was the view of their ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/10 22:53:39

Clubs do best to stand out from the crowd during Non-League Day

The mind-numbing tedium of the international break was broken up for English fans on Saturday thanks to the seventh annual Non-League Day. Since beginning in 2010, the initiative has taken ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 22:38:39

FIFA covers give an insight into soccer's journey during the last 24 years

There are many people who think he might be the very embodiment of smugness already, but Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to be quite pleased with himself this morning. The Real ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 23:08:39

NFL kicker Elliot starts small but ends big

A long time ago in an American suburb far, far away, a high school tennis player strolled onto the football practice field to attempt some field goals. He just happened ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/27 23:18:39

Free-scoring golden shoe contenders mean if EPL is marathon, it's at WR pace

We're a mere six weeks into the English Premier League (EPL) season, but three men have already set their stalls out when it comes to the race for this campaign's ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/26 22:43:41

Top teams run wild amid predictable games

Is there anything that can stop Manchester City? Conversely is there anyone who can resuscitate Crystal Palace? Thank goodness there was a tight contest between Leicester and Liverpool as well ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/25 23:18:40

Niasse morass ends with striker back in the Everton fold and scoring

It has been quite the week for Oumar Niasse of Everton. The Senegal striker has gone from unwanted to undroppable in the last two games, and Toffees manager Ronald Koeman ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 23:08:39