What happened to the 2016 Golden Boy?

At a time when the young Swansea midfielder Renato Sanches is receiving so much criticism, Sports Gazette tries to understand where the problem is, taking a look at his stuttering career that went from success to failure. The journey of a young professional footballer is usually hard: they are below all

Rainbow laces: Premier league players can do more

On the 28th  November, after 20 attempts, Australia passed a same sex marriage bill. On the 16th  November, 2015 Ireland did the same. Days like these make you think the world has changed. It has moved on from long held, conservative ideals, that serve to restrict people and make them feel

Why English fans should welcome Video Assistant Referee

If you opened this article expecting me to say that Video Assistant Referee – commonly called VAR – is going to solve all your problems, I’m sorry to disappoint you, but I won’t. Unfortunately, VAR is not the solution to eradicating all mistakes in football – if you think like that, I’m sure you are going to consider it to be a fail soon. By the

Jeff Stelling: Hartlepool, history and heroes

What makes Gillette Soccer Saturday so great? This week Sports Gazette’s Matt Horsman had an exclusive interview with Jeff Stelling to try and find out the secrets behind the show’s enormous success. For the British footballing fan, Jeff Stelling and the whole gang on Soccer Saturday have provided a myriad of

Alvaro Morata: Why losing Diego Costa was not such a big deal

Before the start of the season, there were widespread doubts around Alvaro Morata’s ability to adequately replace Diego Costa and become a top Premier League striker. The truth is, when we look at Morata’s statistics this season compared to Diego Costa’s in his first six matches of last season, and