Author Profile: David Smith

Bring back Bale!  Bid for Messi?  How about Ronaldo?  Ok Isco would be a great signing

Bring back Bale!  Bid for Messi?  How about Ronaldo?  Ok Isco would be a great signing

By Lilly Black Can’t wait for the new season.  It’s been a long wait, but the Premier League is back.  Oh what joy.  Spurs finished second with all the pundits saying they were the best team, with the best style, the...read more »

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

I'm excited about the new season. I'm sober and drinking orange and lemonade, so I hope to enjoy the campaign! Clubs have spent a lot of money. The team I fancy is Liverpool. I like the look of the young left-back...read more »

Arsene Wenger cannot predict a title winner – arrival of Alexandre Lacazette will help Arsenal’s cause

Arsene Wenger cannot predict a title winner – arrival of Alexandre Lacazette will help Arsenal’s cause

THE first game of the Premier League season kicks off tonight – the only time an inaugural  top flight game has been played on a Friday – when Arsenal host Leicester at the Emirates. The Gunners are my tip for the...read more »

Back off Barca – Philippe Coutinho is not for sale: Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp have made it clear

Back off Barca – Philippe Coutinho is not for sale: Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp have made it clear

By Dave Smith WHEN are Barcelona going to realise that they cannot simply buy any player they want – simply based on their reputation, heritage...and dosh? It has been suggested this morning that the Spanish giants are ready to up their bid...read more »

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

MANY Premier League clubs have been busy in the transfer market with the eagerly-anticipated start of the new season just a day away. The latest big money transfer was that of Andre Gray from Burnley to Watford in a club record...read more »

Glenn Hoddle reckons Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Co can make Spurs one of the biggest clubs in Europe

Glenn Hoddle reckons Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Co can make Spurs one of the biggest clubs in Europe

THE start of the latest Premier League season is just a day away, and we await the big kick-off with great anticipation. And with lots of questions. Can Chelsea retain their title; will Manchester City bounce back; have Manchester United got what...read more »

We rate the daily gossip: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk, Balotelli, Coutinho and Sanchez are all in the news

We rate the daily gossip: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk, Balotelli, Coutinho and Sanchez are all in the news

  Transfer speculation galore, of course, so let’s check out what we think is hot and what’s not. And rate the rumours accordingly... Chelsea have launched a £25m swoop for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Daily Mail 2/10 No way Arsene will sell a...read more »

Real Madrid give Manchester United a lesson in possession football – no wonder Gareth Bale wants to stay

Real Madrid give Manchester United a lesson in possession football – no wonder Gareth Bale wants to stay

JOSE Mourinho has finally put the tin lid on the rumour box that contained the ‘story’ of Gareth Bale joining Manchester United. After United’s Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid last night, Mourinho admitted it was ‘game over’ in terms of...read more »

Matic, De Gea, Bailly, Lindelof, Pogba, Fellaini, Carrick, Martial, Lukaku: Mourinho’s team of giants to win big

Matic, De Gea, Bailly, Lindelof, Pogba, Fellaini, Carrick, Martial, Lukaku: Mourinho’s team of giants to win big

The Premier League season is about to burst back into life, and here Zapsportz.com co-owner and resident columnist Glenn Hoddle gives his pre-season predictions. The former England, Chelsea and Spurs manager– and Mail on Sunday correspondent - gives his run down on Manchester...read more »

Manchester United and Chelsea should steer clear of Serge Aurier – Virgil Van Dijk is a better bet

Manchester United and Chelsea should steer clear of Serge Aurier – Virgil Van Dijk is a better bet

THERE are speculation stories; there are good stories – and there are non-stories. Like this one. Both the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph claim Manchester United and Chelsea are going head-to-head in a battle to sign Paris Saint Germain’s wayward...read more »