West Ham United Manuel Pellegrini endured a wretched start, but the manager altering his midfield – and his captain’s responsibilities – has had a big impact, writes Daniel Storey
Lists Since 2012/13, a player has needed to have played in a minimum of five Premier League matches to get a medal. We’re extending that to every season for this list…
Chelsea Chelsea hired an ideological manager three weeks before the season began, let him sign three players, and are in the same position they were a year ago. Is it really any surprise?
Premier League It’s the big ‘un: a potential title decider at the Etihad as the finest pair get it on. Daniel Storey on where it will likely be won and lost
Premier League We're all slaves to the juggernaut it's become, but there are still plenty of ways to make the world's most powerful league better. Allow Daniel Storey to explain...
FFT100 He won't remember 2018 fondly at international level, but the Spaniard's superhuman consistency at club level keeps him head and shoulders above anyone else at Manchester United
West Ham United The Austrian has made clear his desire to swap east London for China this month – but the Hammers should be willing to discard such attitudes in their new era
Championship Bottom of the Championship, 10 points adrift of safety and no new dawn in sight: the second tier's longest-serving club are truly in the mire, writes Daniel Storey
Manchester City Pep Guardiola's side are sweeping all before them in the Premier League once again this season – but arguably more admirable is ttheir astonishing defensive record, writes Daniel Storey
Premier League We let Daniel Storey fiddle with some numbers to bring you these tell-tale facts from the top-flight campaign to date
Aston Villa With the play-offs now seemingly out of reach, the former Premier League stalwarts must prepare for a fourth season in the Championship. Daniel Storey tracks where it all went wrong
Middlesbrough Sure, Boro are in the play-offs with less than a third of the season to go, writes Daniel Storey – but when the football is this uninspiring, success is the only option
Kieran Trippier The right-back was England's standout performer in Russia, but he's struggling for form back at Spurs. Daniel Storey examines the relentness nature of today's game
Transfer news The moves in and out of England's top flight that actually could be completed this January, brought to you by Daniel Storey
Leeds United Promotion for Leeds now looks as difficult as it did back in August, but blame shouldn’t be put on Marcelo Bielsa
Chelsea Left out of the latest England squad and scraping minutes for his boyhood club, the Blues midfielder is facing a painful and unfulfilling end at Stamford Bridge. Daniel Storey gets depressed…
Birmingham City The club broke Financial Fair Play rules, but to deduct points now could overhaul a delicately balanced league table. Waiting could leave the EFL open to a court case. Will the Blues just get away with it?
Manchester City It’s back-to-back defeats for Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking champs, who find themselves seven points adrift of the summit at the halfway mark. Daniel Storey ponders why...
Manchester United Manchester United’s under-fire manager came out swinging after derby defeat on Sunday, but his shtick is merely trying to hide the ugly truth, writes Daniel Storey
Premier League It’s easy to pick out underperformers – but what about those who’ve shone unexpectedly this term? Daniel Storey chooses his favourites
Premier League Enough time has passed to draw some conclusions from the season so far – so allow Daniel Storey to rate the finest performers in the top flight
Premier League Sexy attackers hog the headlines each weekend, but they wouldn’t be able to strut their stuff without the backing of men like these, writes Daniel Storey
England U21 Ahead of the start of the U21 Euros this weekend, Daniel Storey looks back at England's most capped players
Fulham The Cottagers’ defence record is atrocious this season, writes Daniel Storey, and undermining everything that was good about them in the Championship