Articles by Sean Cole

Shaka Hislop England
11 September 2018
Marcus Bettinelli, Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray were all late inclusions into Gareth Southgate’s latest squad… and all will be hoping to avoid the same fate as these predecessors
Tom Cleverley England
6 September 2018
They were once considered the future of England, but these 10 players have slid a long, long way from Gareth Southgate’s reckoning, writes Sean Cole
15 August 2018
The loan window for Football League clubs is still open until August 31, but the bulk of dealings were done before Thursday’s deadline. Sean Cole rates and slates…
15 August 2018
The loan window for Football League clubs is still open until August 31, but the bulk of dealings were done before Thursday’s deadline. Sean Cole rates and slates…
Championship best signings
14 August 2018
These second-tier sides have addressed deficiencies excellently with sensible arrivals, writes Sean Cole
Angel Di Maria
4 August 2018
It’s sometimes better to just admit that you’ve made a mistake and move on. Each of these clubs bought a player who didn’t quite fit in – or was a total dud – and quickly sold them for a loss of millions
3 August 2018
From a £42m defender to international strikers cooling their boots, Sean Cole on the big-money signings who are still draining their club’s resources
Che Adams
1 August 2018
From new signings who'll spearhead promotion charges to the best of English youth talent, Sean Cole looks at the rising stars set to light up the Championship
Kevin Phillips Sunderland
31 July 2018
Some players don’t just survive the jump in class, they thrive – from Golden Boot winners to England call-ups, Sean Cole profiles the best Championship graduates
Romario Ronaldo
22 May 2018
Whoever eventually misses out on Russia 2018, they’ll have to go some way to match these jaw-dropping omissions