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Callum Rice Coates

Callum Rice Coates is a writer for These Football Times. His work has also been featured on 90min, Yahoo Sport and Sports Illustrated. 

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Football  / Which Great Escape Was The Best?
The Top Four Greatest Escapes In Premier League History
For West Brom, there is now a glimpse of hope. That in itself is hugely impressive: when Alan Pardew was sacked early last month, the…
4 Atletico Madrid Players Who Could Cause Arsenal Big Problems In The Europa League
Arsenal face undoubtedly their toughest test of their Europa League campaign so far on Thursday. To progress into the final, they must overcome Atletico Madrid:…
Football  / Should Arsenal Get Rid Of Alex Iwobi?
Alex Iwobi Continues To Frustrate At Arsenal Despite Glimpes Of Potential
It is difficult to know where to stand with Alex Iwobi. On the one hand, he is a player who has demonstrated his undoubted potential…
Football  / A Big Opportunity For Alexandre Lacazette
Time For Alexandre Lacazette To Step Up For Arsenal In The Europa League
For Alexandre Lacazette, the final stages of the Europa League represent an opportunity. He will, no doubt, be fully aware of that. On Thursday last…
Football  / Torres Set To Leave Atleti
Fernando Torres Leaves Atletico Madrid A Club Legend
It has felt inevitable for some time now but, on Monday, Fernando Torres finally broke the news. “This is my last season at the club…
Football  / Atleti Are Unstoppable In Europe
Nobody Can Stop Atletico Madrid From Europa League Glory
It took just 22 seconds for Koke to put Atletico Madrid ahead against Sporting and from there it was an uphill battle for the Portuguese…
Football  / Who Will Win The Europa League?
We Analyse The Top 6 Contenders For The Europa League Crown
The Europa League is reaching its latter stages and Thursday evening offered a further hint as to which teams will likely compete for the trophy.…
Liverpool Reject Iago Aspas Loving Life At Celta Vigo
Iago Aspas scored twice for Celta Vigo against Real Betis on Monday night and very few were surprised. The first, a cool, left-footed finish into…
Football  / It's Not All Doom And Gloom For Welsh Fans
Young Talent Gives Wales Hope For The Future After World Cup Disappointment
When Wales fell to defeat against the Republic of Ireland in Cardiff last month, it felt like the end of an era. The optimism had…
The Europa League Is GOOD For Arsenal And Here Is Why...
“It is a piece of sh*t,” said a disdainful Gabi when asked about the prospect of Atletico Madrid dropping into the Europa League.   After Thursday night’s…
Football  / Wilshere Comes In From The Cold At Arsenal
Jack Wilshere Can Still Make An Impact At Arsenal
“World class” was how John Hartson described it in commentary. Perhaps a slight exaggeration, but Jack Wilshere’s performance against BATE Borisov was certainly deserving of plaudits.  The England international,…
Sevilla's Four Main Threats For Liverpool To Worry About
Wednesday brings with it a crucial early Champions League fixture, Liverpool against Sevilla at Anfield, a meeting between two sides with ambitions of winning a…
Diego Simeone's Significance To Atletico Madrid Cannot Be Understated
That Diego Simeone has committed his future to Atletico Madrid is perhaps the most significant news of the summer for a club that owe so…
A Season Of Intrigue Is On The Horizon For Atletico Madrid
The beginning of a new La Liga season marks the potential beginning of a new era for Atletico Madrid. For all their stability and consistency…
Steven N'Zonzi Would Be The Perfect Fit For Arsenal
Last season, after a string of impressive performances, a Spanish newspaper Sport compared Sevilla’s Steven N’Zonzi to Patrick Vieira. The comparison was not hyperbolic; instead…
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