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Premier League Manager of the Season Nominees

There may still be six games to go for most teams in the Premier League but the league table is shaping up fairly clearly...

Steve Bruce’s Huddlestone Dilemma

Tom Huddlestone received his second red card of the season against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, which ruled him out of the...

The Divisive Figure of Assem Allam

Assem Allam fled from the Gamel Abdel Nasser regime in Egypt to the United Kingdom back in 1968. Allam made the city of Hull...

Premier League Relegation: The Battle at the Bottom Revisited

Back in January we looked at the relegation picture and how the season may be shaping up. Now, with less than 10 games to...

Leicester City vs Hull City Preview

Match Preview & Team News Hull City travel to the King Power Stadium tomorrow in arguably the biggest game of the season so far at...

A Look Back as Steve Bruce Signs a New Three-Year Deal

Hull City announced today that Steve Bruce had signed a new three-year deal to continue his management of the club, on the same day...

Why QPR Should Stick With Chris Ramsey Even If They Get Relegated

Queens Park Rangers 2-1 defeat at the hands of Hull City last Saturday may have looked like just another away loss for the struggling...

The Curious Case of Nigel Pearson

It's been a whirlwind last few days for Nigel Pearson. One minute he's sacked, the next he's not, and for a brief while, he...

The Costa Debate: Does Diego Go Too Far?

All the talk on this morning's papers has been with regard to Chelsea's divisive forward Diego Costa. Rugged, powerful and aggressive, Costa has been...

Newcastle Fans Unsure Over Carver Appointment

Newcastle United announced yesterday that John Carver would become the permanent manager of the team until the end of the season. Carver has been...

The Standard of Refereeing in the Premier League

The standard of refereeing in the Premier League has long been a matter of great debate. It is all too easy to criticise referee’s...

How safe is Steve Bruce?

Only four months ago you’d have been laughed at for suggesting that Steve Bruce’s job could be under any threat. Having achieved promotion to...