Articles by Paul Hover

England’s Lessons Learnt

Not many people would have predicted a win and loss from this international break for England. Losses always show you what is lacking but some of the lessons to be learned have been on the…


Forgotten Men

The worst thing that happened to Everton over the last 5 years has been the takeover of the club by Farhad Moshiri! Before then the club had a identity, they didn’t have money so they…


Premier League – 4 Games In

The Premier League has barely started (4 games so far) and some would say not much has been learnt but I disagree! At the start i ranked the teams into 4 groups: GOING FOR GOLD…


Europe – Value for Money

My final piece in my VALUE FOR MONEY SERIES concentrates on possible imports from Europe. A big issue with the English game is the attitude to foreign talent being better than our own and the…


EFL – Value for Money

This is my 2nd piece in my VALUE FOR MONEY SERIES, this week I am concentrating on the EFL and who could make the jump into the top flight: The following players could defiantly do…


Best of the Worst (value for money)

This is the 1st in my VALUE FOR MONEY SERIES: Last seasons relegated sides were 3 of the worst the Premier League has ever seen (2 more ran them close though) but like any team…



Mission Leicester

The paint has barely dried on tonights pulsating Newcastle Utd/Liverpool game but now all eyes on the title race face the Etihad Stadium. If Liverpool are to win the league then their last hopes are…


Premier League Changes?

The Premier League is probably the most watched domestic football competition in the world but could we make improvements to it that make it more watchable or even help the English game generally? Using influences…


Chelsea’s Bunderful Future???

Roman Abramovich has given Chelsea fans so much since he bought the club in 2003, spending at a level which lead to numerous foreign benefactors following suit. Its apparent recently his interest has dwindled but…