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Olivier Giroud, the most unappreciated striker alive!


Booooooooo!!! Goes the entire stadium as Olivier Giroud touches the ball. 20 minutes later, there comes an in-swinger, rising highest to meet it is the same Giroud – the ball is in the back of the net and the entire stadium goes ballistic! Next match, same scenario – score 20 goals or none Olivier Giroud still remains under-appreciated.   Read More »

Radamel Falcao reborn with AS Monaco after two-year exile


AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao opened the scoring in a 3-0 win away to Lorient in Friday’s French Ligue 1 clash to help send his top of the table. This excellent start to the season shows a reborn El Tigre at the top of his game – directly after failing at both Manchester United and Chelsea over recent times. Read More »

Have we been too harsh on Paul Pogba?


Some football fans may be feeling a little bit short-changed with Pogba’s Manchester United performances so far. The news coverage he’s received over the past four months has been nothing short of obsessive, thus creating a mystical aura around the young 23-year old, an aura he hasn’t been able to live up to.  Read More »

Is Ligue 1 competitive again?


French football was long dominated by Paris Saint-Germain, who had won the league for the last four consecutive seasons. Although there seems to be a change in France, last campaign the French champions lost just two games all year. Yet the Parisians are seven games into this season and they’ve lost two games. Truly opening up French football, at least ... Read More »

The most significant transfers in Europe this Summer – part 2

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The Premier League dominated the headlines in this summer’s transfer window, but there was also some big moves throughout Europe. We look at eight of the most important transfers in August from the top five European leagues. Read More »

Olympique Misery de Marseille

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A season to forget, a time that doesn’t sit well and the hope that things will improve. It’s quite unsettling when a football club of Olympique de Marseille’s stature endure a season like last seasons. The nine-time French champions avoided relegation by an incredible nine points. Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain enter a new era

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There have been big changes at Paris Saint-Germain this summer: influential figures have left the club, a new manager has been appointed, and five new players have signed for the side. There are huge expectations on the French champions once again this season. Do they have what it takes to deliver? Read More »

Is this the year PSG will be toppled ?

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It seems that year after year, Paris Saint-Germain are dominating the top division in France. After serious investment, the owners are starting to reap the awards on the domestic stage. A league and cup double was not enough for Laurent Blanc to keep his job as the owners wanted success in the Champions League. After his Europa League heroics, Unai ... Read More »

Could inconsistent Moussa Sissoko really be joining Real Madrid?

The French midfielder is set to quit relegated Newcastle this summer with European Champions Real Madrid emerging as favourites to sign him after failing to secure Paul Pogba’s signature. Despite impressing at Euro 2016, specifically in the semi-final against Germany and final against Portgual, Sissoko has become infamous on Tyneside for performances littered with exasperatingly inconsistent amongst rare glimpses of ... Read More »

The most significant transfers in Europe this summer

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Some huge deals have taken place throughout Europe during this transfer window. We have seen top players switch clubs for vast amounts of money in the top five European leagues: Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1. We take a look at the most important transfers so far during the summer. Henrikh Mkhitaryan Borussia Dortmund – Manchester ... Read More »

Arsenal’s Lacazette bid rejected; what now?


In a shocking turn of events, Lyon have come out today and announced that the club has rejected a 35 million euros (£29.4m) bid from Arsenal for their prized asset Alexandre Lacazette. Everybody knows Arsenal have been scanning the market for a striker and this revelation from Lyon confirms it. The French club felt it necessary to clarify the nature ... Read More »

Paul Pogba: pure hype or the real deal?


And the award for the most dragged out transfer saga of 2016 goes to….drumroll please……..Manchester United & Paul Pogba! The soap opera starring Paul Pogba and how it is his destiny to go back and play for his boyhood team is starting to drag on a bit ain’t it? It would take a world record transfer fee to relocate Pogba ... Read More »

Euro 2016: Four reasons why France can prevail on home soil

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France claimed their place in the last four of the competition with victory over Iceland on Sunday night; Didier Deschamps side impressed as they brushed aside their opponents on their way to a 5-2 victory. France have improved as the tournament has progressed, but can they win their two remaining games to triumph on home soil? Read More »

Euro 2016: The four favourites to lift the Trophy

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The start of Euro 2016 is drawing ever closer, 24 teams will do battle over the course of a month, their sights set on the ultimate goal, an appearance at the Stade De France on the 10th of July. Where they will then have the chance to lift the famous trophy, and to walk away with the prestigious title of ... Read More »

What would Zlatan Ibrahimovic offer Manchester United Football Club?

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Manchester United have parted with Louis van Gaal, and the announcement of Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Old Trafford is expected imminently. The self-proclaimed Special One will obviously have big plans in the transfer market, and is looking to start off with a real bang. Read More »

Five Cup Finals Set To Take Place This Weekend


Europe’s standard football seasons are coming to a conclusion, the league titles have been awarded and there’s precious little football to go between now the start of the European championships in June. There is, however, one last weekend where we can watch a glut of European trophies awarded here, there and everywhere across the continent. Oh yes, it’s Cup-Final weekend. Read More »

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