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Pep Guardiola needs Sergio Aguero more than ever

Pep Guardiola needs Sergio Aguero more than ever

Sergio Aguero is one of the best strikers in world football and has proven in big games he can step up and be the right man for the job, however, Juan Jesus has been taking his place. Now the youngster is injured and may not be playing again for the rest of the season, Pep will […]

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Crouch’s Magic Moment

Crouch’s Magic Moment

There have been many special moments in Peter Crouch’s footballing career but this one dethrones all of them. The Stoke forward has now scored a century of goals in the Premier League. He said that joining an elite group of just 26 players to score 100 goals in our top league had been ‘an emotional […]

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Do managers get sacked far too easily? IMO #7

Do managers get sacked far too easily? IMO #7

Hi, I’m Will from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, I am a keen journalist and sports fan, that is why I’m re-launching my sport-based series of articles called IMO (standing for ‘in my opinion’). I will add to this series once a month, so you can always look forward to some new sports articles arriving at the YJA website! […]

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Premier League Ticket Prices Go Under Microscope

Premier League Ticket Prices Go Under Microscope

For the first time, Britain’s top twenty Premier League teams have been asked to provide full information about stadium allocations, ticket prices, sales and the take-up of discounts. In a report checked by auditors, it has been revealed that 56% of this season’s tickets sold to supporters cost £30 or less. Premier League executive Chairman, […]

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Fran’s Football Focus: 6

Fran’s Football Focus: 6

Fran is a Year 6 at Heighington Millfield Primary Academy and is a very keen football fan. Each week he’ll be listening out for the best football stories to include in his regular ‘Fran’s Football Focus’ column. Charlie Austin to Southampton Southampton have signed 26-year-old Championship striker Charlie Austin from Queens Park Rangers for 4 […]

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Is Pellegrini on the verge of being sacked?

Is Pellegrini on the verge of being sacked?

Lately, there has been a lot of speculation about the possible sacking of Manchester City boss Manual Pellegrini. Some may be shocked at this after he won last season’s Barclays Premier League title but Manchester City owners and some fans think he hasn’t done well enough this season. They lie in second place at the […]

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Harry Kane scores twice against Arsenal

Harry Kane scores twice against Arsenal

With a home early kick-off designed to suit their growing Asian fan base, Tottenham Hotspur fielded one of their youngest ever teams but still managed to beat their north London rivals Arsenal 2-1. Mesut Ozil’s third goal in as many matches gave the Gunners an 11th-minute lead, but Tottenham’s pressure paid off when Kane fired […]

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Can Liverpool Mount a Challenge on Premier League Title?

Can Liverpool Mount a Challenge on Premier League Title?

Before Liverpool’s recent improvement they were having a horrendous run of form- a run that included defeats against Chelsea, Newcastle and Crystal Palace. But, finally, they have put their winning boots back on with two successive victories and a somewhat lucky draw. Liverpool’s  1-0 home win to Stoke at the end of November was totally […]

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Are third kits too expensive?

Are third kits too expensive?

Are third kits too expensive? MP Tim Farron believes that football teams third kits are ‘pointless’ and they are ‘another example of clubs fleecing fans’. Arsenal, who began a new five-year partnership with Puma this season, say they have a third kit because it is standard practice in the football industry and it gives fans […]

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Is Suarez’s departure hurting Liverpool?

Is Suarez’s departure hurting Liverpool?

This summer Liverpool sold their star player Luis Suarez to Barcelona for a tremendous £75million. But after this season’s shaky start by Liverpool the question is are Liverpool a world-class team without him? Let’s start with examining recent history. In late January (2011), Luis Suarez, after an impressive World Cup, moved to Liverpool from Dutch […]