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Total Football Scout - Paul Pogba

12 Mar 2012

Total Football's Marcus Banks does what a lot of us have done this week and takes a good look at Paul Pogba. After dramatically announcing his imminent exit from Old Trafford in preference from Juventus, the Frenchman has hit the headlines....
 

Talking Tactics - Dominant City and midfielders who can defend

6 Mar 2012

Today we start a new tactics column with Nick Lester, from tactician.org.uk. Nick kicks off his new column with a look at the tactics Manchester City are using to devastating effect this season. Let’s take a look at City’s recent...
 

Kick It Out’s Danny Lynch: We must keep our foot on the gas to defeat racism

4 Mar 2012

The re-emergence of racism as a major issue in the beautiful game is an ugly truth for all us all to face. Beyond the spotlight that has shone on Luis Suarez and John Terry over the past few months, campaigners at Kick It Out endeavour to battle...
 

Everton - Who can push the Toffees into Europe?

1 Mar 2012

With a limited transfer budget, David Moyes has worked wonders at Goodison Park and Everton sit comfortably in 10th position. With a few players in their current squad ageing, it could be the time to promote youth players and give them the chance...
 

Chelsea - Will Abramovich's managerial axe strike again?

29 Feb 2012

My 20 team Premier League analysis is back. After letting the dust settle on a reasonably quiet January transfer window, I have re-started this series. Chelsea are the next team to assess. Andre Villas-Boas has come under heavy criticism of late...
 

Under-fire United stopper fights back with his fists

28 Feb 2012

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is starting to repay the faith shown in him by Sir Alex Ferguson, after a man of the match performance against Norwich on Sunday. It’s fair to say the Spaniard has not had the ideal start to...
 

Total Football Scout - Ryo Miyaichi

27 Feb 2012

Next in our Total Football Scout series, is the quick and agile Japanese winger, Ryo Miyaichi. Arsenal's latest hot prospect has been loaned to Bolton to further his progress but could grace the grass of the Emirates any time soon. ...
 

Fergie should put his feet up

26 Feb 2012

The debate will never come to an end, regardless of what Sir Alex Ferguson decides to do when his time on the Manchester United bench is over. Some say he should go in to a role such as Sir Bobby Charlton and be an ambassador for the club, while...
 

Are we entering another era of Golden Oldies?

25 Feb 2012

At the age 38, most men would be content with a settled job and an ever-developing beer belly, but Ryan Giggs would disagree. The Welshman is on the verge of making his 900th appearance for his club, and has proved an inspiration for...
 

What's needed for the new Molineux man?

24 Feb 2012

There is nothing that gets imaginations running faster than the subject of a potential managerial appointment. The pubs and surrounding streets of Molineux will be an ideal location for those wishing to gauge opinion on who Wolves supporters want...
 

Total Football Scout - Ross Barkley

21 Feb 2012

In the latest Total Football Scout, Marcus Banks turns his attention to the latest bright star of the Everton youth academy. Hot on the heels of Wayne Rooney and Jack Rodwell, Ross Barkley stood out to fans at the start of the season as...
 

Total Football Scout - Daniel Sturridge

20 Feb 2012

Having already looked at Oriol Romeu, Total Football's Marcus Banks turns his attention to the Spaniard's Chelsea team-mate Daniel Sturridge in this Total Football Scout. Sturridge has outperformed fellow strikers Didier Drogba and...
 

Total Football Scout - Phil Jones

20 Feb 2012

In this Total Football Scout, Marcus Banks examines one of Manchester United and England's brightest youngsters: Phil Jones. After moving to Manchester United in the sort of inflated fee that typifies transfer activity involving young English...
 

Total Football Scout - Raheem Sterling

19 Feb 2012

In the latest Total Football Scout, Marcus Banks turns his attention to one of his own: Raheem Sterling. The ex-QPR man is one of Liverpool and England's most talked-about youngsters, and as a Reds fan himself, Marcus should know better...
 

Total Football Scout - Julian Draxler

17 Feb 2012

Total Football's Marcus Banks casts his eye further afield in this week's Total Football Scout. After looking at two up-and-coming Premier League stars in the form of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Oriol Romeu, Marcus turns to the Bundesliga's...
 

Total Football Scout - Oriel Romeu

17 Feb 2012

Total Football's Marcus Banks continues Total Football Scout - a section which looks at new and emerging talent from around the world in a bid to uncover great players of the future. This week, he discusses Oriol Romeu who has...
 

More tiny talent at Stamford Bridge

25 Jan 2012

Chelsea have had their fair share of tiny terrors over the years. David Speedie was a prolific striker for the Blues in the 1980s, Dennis Wise was a big hit despite his small frame and the diminutive Gianfranco Zola is still worshipped at...
 

Was Scholes return down to finances?

25 Jan 2012

The return of Paul Scholes to Manchester United came as a surprise to many, not least his teammates who were unaware of the midfielder’s comeback until he turned up in the dressing room at the Etihad. United’s midfield has been a...
 

New year blues for Villa

19 Jan 2012

Once one of the great teams in England and Europe and one of the founders of the Football League, the past two seasons have seen the gradual demise of Aston Villa Football Club. With three sixth places finishes between 2007 and...
 

Tom Watt: Scholes, Henry, Blackburn and Arsenal

16 Jan 2012

Journalist and author Tom Watt offers Total Football his opinion about Paul Scholes and Thierry Henry, a weekend of missed opportunities for Arsenal and Tottenham, and a great performance by Blackburn. Scholes rolls back the years ...