How defensive midfielders get points in the free-to-play Fantasy game, CLUB

Sponsored by CLUB One thing that differentiates CLUB from the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game is that defensive players get rewarded for their own strengths, allowing them to sit high-scoring attacking talent. In case you haven’t heard about CLUB, it’s a free-to-play mobile game – available on iOS and Android – that allows football fans … Read more

Palace’s solid defensive form and Zaha’s threat: FPL notes

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from Monday’s one and only Premier League match – not that there were many. A goalless draw between Crystal Palace and Leeds United benefitted precious few Fantasy managers, with only the Brighton v Southampton fixture in Gameweek 34 having less riding on it among … Read more

Erik Ten Hag’s mammoth Manchester United task made clear as damning defensive stat is revealed

By Ben Browning Published: April 22, 2022 10:47 am Last Updated: April 22, 2022 10:49 am Four Manchester United players find themselves in the top 10 of errors leading to goals since the start of the 2020/21 season, led by captain Harry Maguire, in a damning indictment of just where it is going wrong for … Read more

Tottenham dealt transfer blow as defensive target agrees Dortmund switch

Tottenham have been dealt a summer transfer blow as it has emerged that defensive target Nico Schlotterbeck has agreed a deal to sign for Borussia Dortmund, according to reports in Germany. Spurs are in the market for a left-sided center back, and were thought to have drawn up a list of four targets which included … Read more

Tottenham dealt summer blow as defensive target ‘extremely unlikely’ to join

By Ben Browning Published: April 11, 2022 11:01 am Last Updated: April 11, 2022 11:08 am Tottenham have been dealt something of a defensive blow as it has emerged that RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol is ‘extremely unlikely’ to make the move to north London this summer, The Croatian starlet was mentioned by The Athletic … Read more

Tottenham draw up four man defensive shortlist ahead of summer reshuffle

By Ben Browning Published: April 7, 2022 11:38 am Last Updated: April 7, 2022 11:38 am Tottenham have reportedly drawn up a four man defensive shortlist as they look to find a replacement for Ben Davies at left center-back in the summer. Antonio Conte has demanded that the Spurs hierarchy back him and his transfer … Read more

Newcastle dealt a summer transfer blow as AC Milan pounce on defensive target

By Ben Browning Published: April 5, 2022 1:13 pm Last Updated: April 5, 2022 1:13 pm Newcastle United have been dealt a major blow ahead of their summer business as it has emerged that Sven Botman is on his way to AC Milan. The newly-minted Magpies tried to lure the LOSC Lille center-back to St … Read more

How Alan Hansen’s golf career almost deprived Liverpool of a defensive titan – Liverpool FC

Hard to imagine, but in his teenage years, football was an undeniable afterthought for one of Liverpool’s greatest central defenders… So convinced was Alan Hansen that his golfing talent was of enough rich potential that it could carry him to a professional career on the links, rather than the pitch, he walked away from the … Read more

Jurgen Klopp hits back at defensive critics following narrow Liverpool win over West Ham

By Ben Browning Published: March 6, 2022 10:48 am Last Updated: March 6, 2022 1:44 pm Jurgen Klopp hit back at claims that Liverpool defender Trent Alexander Arnold needs to work on his defending following a questionable performance against West Ham. As effective as ever in the final third, Alexander-Arnold provided the assist for Sadio … Read more

Global news media on defensive after Putin signs ‘fake news’ law

News executives said the new law would hamper independent reporting and imperil, and that their organizations must balance the obligations to audiences to report the news with protection against retaliation LONDON, United Kingdom – Global news media said they were suspending reporting in Russia to protect their after a new law that threatened jail terms … Read more