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Manchester United Target Robert Lewandowski Nearly Signed for Blackburn Rovers

Manchester United Target Robert Lewandowski Nearly Signed for Blackburn Rovers

Polish strike sensation Robert Lewandowski is currently enjoying his time at the pinnacle of world football. With the Champions League Final on the horizon, the Borussia Dortmund hitman has embedded his name in shortlist of Europe’s top strikers this season. As if his season wasn’t already going well before the Champions League semi-finals, the Dortmund [...]

Liverpool News: Steven Gerrard out for remainder of season

Liverpool News: Steven Gerrard out for remainder of season

According to an announcement on Liverpool’s official website captain Steven Gerrard is going to miss the remainder of the season. Reports from the Red’s camp confirm that the soon to be 31-year-old midfielder has had a nagging shoulder injury for some time that has reached the point of no return. Gerrard is scheduled to have [...]

Manchester United: Sir Alex Ferguson Reportedly Considering Retirement

Manchester United: Sir Alex Ferguson Reportedly Considering Retirement

Tuesday evening in Manchester – the world stood still, is Sir Alex Ferguson leaving the helm, at will?  According to The Telegraph the Scottish manager is reportedly considering his future with Manchester United after 26 stunning years with the Red Devils.  Arguably one of the greatest managers all time, Fergie may be on his way [...]

The Verbal War in Spain: A Look at Jose Mourinho’s Recent Comments

The Verbal War in Spain: A Look at Jose Mourinho’s Recent Comments

Jose Mourinho hasn’t done anything recently to suggest that he’ll be staying in Madrid for much longer. His comments right after Real Madrid’s exit to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League were cut short but left many imagining that the Portuguese tactician should be on his way soon. He’s started verbally sparring with rivals recently [...]

Andre Villas-Boas Responds to Wojciech Szczesny’s Comments

Andre Villas-Boas Responds to Wojciech Szczesny’s Comments

As the race for Champions Leauge football heats up on the pitch, the same can be said off the pitch. If you missed Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny’s comments this week, then you’ll understand why Andre Villas-Boas lashed back at his cross-town rival today. The Arsenal shot-stopper boldly stated that Tottenham “do not have enough quality” [...]

Jose Mourinho’s Latest Comments Cloud His Real Madrid Future

Jose Mourinho’s Latest Comments Cloud His Real Madrid Future

Jose Mourinho’s future at Real Madrid has been discussed throughout the season and has only heated up as the summer nears. The manager of Los Blancos has been looked upon under a microscope throughout his career but has never been afraid to speak his mind. Just last week, the Portuguese tactician revealed that his decision [...]

SWOL Serie A Hangouts: Episode 2

SWOL Serie A Hangouts: Episode 2

Join us Wednesday May 8th at 7:00pm EST as SWOL hosts our second Serie A based hangout. Host Aaron West will once again be speaking all things calcio and Italian football with an all-star cast. Tune in to listen to the panel discuss upcoming matches, the final weeks of the league, and transfer speculation. Miss [...]

Champions League Qualification: Eden Hazard Available for Chelsea Against Tottenham

Champions League Qualification: Eden Hazard Available for Chelsea Against Tottenham

Despite missing out in Chelsea’s 1-0 victory at Old Trafford this past weekend, Belgian sensation Eden Hazard is back and available for selection as Chelsea face Tottenham in on the of Premier League’s most vital matches this season. Hazard was one of three Chelsea players unable to take part in their win at United, with [...]

David Moyes Voices Displeasure With Everton Funds

David Moyes Voices Displeasure With Everton Funds

Much has been made of Everton manager David Moyes’ future. Everton has improved dramatically since he was put in charge. If Moyes does in fact choose to move on, he will not be short of suitors. According to the Daily Mail, both Manchester City and Chelsea could be interested in the Scotsman. This news suggests [...]

Wigan v Swansea: Key Battles To Watch In Must Win For Wigan

Wigan v Swansea: Key Battles To Watch In Must Win For Wigan

Wigan Athletic will host Swansea City at DW Stadium on Tuesday in a must win match for a Wigan team currently sitting in the relegation zone with just three league matches remaining. Wigan has had a rough league campaign this season and currently sit in 18th place with 35 points. However, they are just three [...]

Premier League Top 5: Gabby Agbonlahor Double Earns Player of the Week Credentials

Premier League Top 5: Gabby Agbonlahor Double Earns Player of the Week Credentials

In a double-stacked week of Premier League fixtures, we’re merely halfway through what the English top flight has to offer us this week when it comes to fixtures. However, even with the extra dosage of midweek action waiting in the wings, this past weekend satiated our need for Premier League adrenaline quite nicely, albeit with [...]

EPL Injury Report: Spurs Limping Into Final Weeks Of The Season

EPL Injury Report: Spurs Limping Into Final Weeks Of The Season

With just a few weeks left in the EPL season, the fight for a top four finish looks like it will come down to the final day of competition. Manchester United has long since wrapped up the title, but the next four teams in the table are neck and neck and still have a lot [...]

Tottenham and Andre Villas-Boas Prepare for Return to Stamford Bridge

Tottenham and Andre Villas-Boas Prepare for Return to Stamford Bridge

As Wednesday quickly approaches, Andre Villas-Boas continues to play down his return to Stamford Bridge.  In a match with massive implications both Chelsea and Tottenham should come out of the gate firing on all cylinders in this hotly contested match; however, Tottenham’s  manager insists that his return “means nothing.” At this same time around 14 [...]

English Football Weekly Wrap: Weekend Stutters, Rafa’s Legacy, Promotion Watch

English Football Weekly Wrap: Weekend Stutters, Rafa’s Legacy, Promotion Watch

In my weekly column on SWOL, I take a look back at the weekend’s English Premier League and domestic cup action and the talking points that it throws up, as well as any significant news related to English football at large. Follow me @theredarmchair for regular updates throughout the week. EPL Round 36 Recap: United Get Complacent, [...]

Arsenal Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny: Tottenham Do Not Have Enough Quality

Arsenal Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny: Tottenham Do Not Have Enough Quality

The first serious mind game from Arsenal has started with only two matches remaining in the season. Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny’s comments that Tottenham do not have enough quality to finish in the top four might be a Kevin Keegan style rant. Only time will tell if it is successful or not. Arsenal have only two [...]

Juan Mata Brings Chelsea One Step Closer to Champions League

Juan Mata Brings Chelsea One Step Closer to Champions League

Chelsea have elevated themselves to a possible Champions League berth with their surprising victory at Old Trafford this weekend.  Juan Mata lifted Chelsea to their 20th win of the season after his shot deflected off Manchester United defender Phil Jones in the 87th minute. With this goal, Chelsea stole a very important victory which was [...]