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European Football
Europe’s most sought-after free agents this summer
17:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

Ever since the Bosman Ruling came into effect in 1995, players within the European Union have been allowed to leave a club for no fee once their contract has expired. Famous cases of this include Sol Campbell’s controversial switch from…

Bundesliga
How will Borussia Dortmund spend their summer?
15:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

Borussia Dortmund’s season didn’t end with the expected Euphoria. Bayern Munich snatched away the Bundesliga crown, ending Lucien Favre’s impressive debut season in frustration. That being said, it has never been…

Opinion
Success is overrated
12:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

If you are first, you are first. If you are second, you are nothing. The late great Bill Shankly's quote was thrown back in Liverpool supporters' faces when they were pipped to the title by Manchester City. How ironic that…

Premier League
What can Chelsea do about their Eden Hazard problem?
09:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

This season has proven to be a difficult one for some 'elite' Premier League sides. While Liverpool and Manchester City pulled away in arguably the best title race in Premier League era, many were left to wonder where they…

Transfers
5 summer transfers that will break the £100 million threshold
08:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

A new transfer window swung open on May 16. The fever began months before that date. Clubs secretly courted players they intended to poach from rivals. The real business won't commence until all five of Europe’s big leagues…

Premier League
What to expect from Sheffield United next season?
17:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

After looking at Championship winners Norwich City last week, today, it's Sheffield United's turn in our 'what to expect' series. So Premier League football is returning to the Steel City - and about time too.…

Spain
3 replacements for Antoine Griezmann at Atletico Madrid
15:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Antoine Griezmann finally did it. He allowed his hunger for silverware to cloud his loyalty to Atletico Madrid. The Netflix documentary feels silly now, doesn’t it? Rojiblancos faithful channelled their emotions following the new 'Decision'. Massive…

Championship
Why Boro should appoint Michael Reiziger as Tony Pulis' replacement
12:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

The handwriting was visible. Tony Pulis was destined to bust at Middlesbrough. Chairman Steve Gibson set him up to fail. His inability to reach the Championship playoff only fast-tracked the inevitable.  Pulis’ brief was to guide…

Italy
Are Gasperini, Roma a perfect match?
09:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

It’s almost 100% certain Roma won’t be offering Claudio Ranieri a long-term deal. It’s also an open secret the Giallorossi have been on the hunt for a new manager since April. Jose Mourinho bragged he’s turned down…

France
What happened to Aleksandr Golovin at Monaco?
08:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

When Russia started the World Cup in 2018 as the lowest ranked team in the tournament (70th in the world), not much was expected. A string of poor results in friendly games heading into the competition led many to think the Russians…

Premier League
Is Shkodran Mustafi nearing the end at Arsenal?
17:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Since joining Arsenal, Shkodran Mustafi has morphed into a figure of derision for fans and pundits alike. The German centre-back failed to impress once again this season. Is it time for the Gunners to cut their losses? Mustafi signed for Arsenal…

Premier League
Should Manchester United go all-in on centre-backs?
15:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

To say Manchester United finished the season in a timid way would be putting it kindly. When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed as interim manager, he got off to a flying start. The Norwegian won 14 of his first 19 games. After he got the…

Features
Why Antoine Griezmann and FC Barcelona may not be perfect for each other
12:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Whether it's now famous or infamous, Antoine Griezmann's viral documentary La Decision, which he released last summer to reveal his future plans amidst rumours of a move to Barcelona, has drawn both good and bad…

Italy
Why Jose Mourinho should be next Juventus manager
09:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

From the moment Ajax stunned Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinal last month, Massimiliano Allegri knew he was only surviving on borrowed time in Turin. That privilege elapses at the end of the season.  Despite clinching…

Bundesliga
Hakim Ziyech the ideal magician to solve Bayern Munich's attack
08:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Munich was the place to be on Saturday night. Bayern won their seventh Bundesliga title on the trot, capping off a troublesome season on a high note. An emotional farewell to club legends Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, dubbed "Robbery"…