Starting Eleven Blog

January window – where Scottish Premiership teams need to strengthen

Posted on January 25th, 2017

THIS week sees two important dates in the Scottish Premiership season calendar. Firstly, top flight action resumes after the winter break, giving players the chance to soak up some winter sunshine and come back refreshed for the gruelling last five months of the campaign.  Secondly, and perhaps most importantly, are the final few days of […]


Who Will Win This Year’s Premier League Season?

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

After last season’s weird but wonderful finale that saw Leicester crowned as champions, who fancies a bet on this year’s proceedings? In an incredibly tough season, six or more teams must squeeze into the top four places, only one of which can be the title winners. Use our fun-size guide to figure out who think […]


United’s poor start not the end of the world as rivals will drop points claims Juan Mata

Posted on November 14th, 2016

Manchester United haven’t had the easiest of times since Sir Alex Ferguson departed in 2013, of course they’ve claimed the FA Cup and Community Shield but in the Premier League, the Reds have struggled. David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal have both tried and failed to get the club back to the top of the […]


Assessing each of the Current top Four’s title Credentials

Posted on November 9th, 2016

The general consensus among footballing pundits is that after ten Premier League matches we are provided with a good indicator of how the league could look at the end of the season. Going into the third international break after eleven rounds of fixtures, England’s top flight certainly looks as though it is taking shape. Only […]


Does Daniel Sturridge have a Future at Liverpool?

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

It’s been an extremely exciting start to the season for Liverpool fans. Just over a year into his Anfield project, Jurgen Klopp has transformed a side lacking in quality and confidence, into one of the hardest working, most fearsome attacking sides in the Premier League. He might take an extremely hands-on approach to man management, […]


Line Up the Reels like Your Starting Eleven with Football Star

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

Football is, without a doubt, the one most popular – and most followed – sport of the world. And this is not only an estimate made by fans – there are statistics showing that the number of football fans all over the world has exceeded 3.5 billion. With such a following, it’s not a surprise […]


Football Aid 2017 – England vs Scotland International Fixture

Posted on October 3rd, 2016

How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ by taking part in a truly memorable 90 minute match and represent Scotland in the oldest international fixture in world football? Well now’s your chance as Football Aid – www.footballaid.com – are offering fans this unique opportunity to play for Scotland in an epic auld enemy fixture […]


How Big Sam’s Greed became costly

Posted on September 30th, 2016

SAM Allardyce was in dreamland on 22 July 2016 as he landed the job he craved the most in his long managerial career by landing the England job. Just 67 days later, that hard work at Preston, Blackpool, Notts County, Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham and Sunderland to reach the pinnacle of his career was […]


Odds for each Current European League Champion to Retain Their Titles

Posted on September 26th, 2016

The champions of all major European leagues will try to retain their titles. These are the odds for the champions of England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France.


Famous Football Tantrums

Posted on September 26th, 2016

ootballers sometimes can’t hold their nerve and explode in violent outbursts. These are some of the most famous football tantrums, bit scary, quite funny.