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Germany
Can Jean-Clair Todibo succeed at Schalke 04?
12:00 Monday 20th January 2020

When Jean-Clair Todibo inspired FC Barcelona to restrict the Lautaro Martinez-Romelu Lukaku fueled Internazionale, the sky felt like the limit for the teenager. But the high hasn’t lasted as long as he’d had hoped for... Amidst…

Premier League
3 positions Chelsea must improve next season
09:00 Monday 20th January 2020

Barring last season's Europa League victory over London rivals Arsenal, Chelsea had little reason to be excited over the past two campaigns. Even the triumph in Baku was tampered by the spectre of a transfer ban and the manager and talisman…

Italy
Should Jose Mourinho rethink his Premier League obsession?
08:00 Monday 20th January 2020

Do you remember the diner scene in Rain Man? A box of matches falls on the floor. Looking at the jumbled mess, Charlie Babbit [Dustin Hoffman] says, “82, 82, 82.” His brother Raymond [Tom Cruise] claims there are a lot more than…

Spain
Which Barcelona youngsters can excel under Quique Setien?
17:00 Sunday 19th January 2020

As Barcelona fans will tell you, the devil has been exorcised. Ernesto Valverde perhaps won’t go down as the worst manager in history, but he'll sure rank up amongst the most-hated. After much speculation narrowing down a potential…

Spain
Can Barca cope with Luis Suarez's absence?
15:01 Sunday 19th January 2020

Barcelona's decline began after they won a historic treble under Luis Enrique in 2015. Domestic titles assuage the pain but La Liga is the minimum standard at the Nou Camp. Barca's failure in Europe hastened Ernesto Valverde's…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer give Garner a proper chance?
12:00 Sunday 19th January 2020

On Sunday, Manchester United meet runaway leaders and seemingly invincible rivals Liverpool. With the pressure only rising, the calls for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's head only grow louder. United's season is a mixed bag of results. On the…

Premier League
Why Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United is a step forward
09:01 Sunday 19th January 2020

So all the buildup seems to have paid off and Manchester United are believed to be signing a player this January; Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese attacking midfielder has not only been linked with a move to Old Trafford since…

Premier League
Demarai Gray; overrated or unfulfilled potential?
08:00 Sunday 19th January 2020

Demarai Gray is now into his fifth season donning Leicester City colours. Upon signing from Birmingham City for a mere £3.4million in January 2016, great things were expected from the then-teenager. Fast-forward to 2020, Gray has…

Welsh Premier
How does the Cymru Premier compare to English non-league?
17:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

How good is Welsh football, actually? A recent suggestion from former Wales international Malcolm Allen that Wrexham should join the Welsh pyramid sparked debate of the Cymru Premier’s quality. Some proclaimed it stronger than the National…

Non League
Ronald Sobowale: The non-league star turning Premier League heads
13:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

Premier League scouts representing clubs such as Burnley and Sheffield United have been tasting non-league football recently; and not just for a day out. Whyteleafe FC’s 22-year-old striker Sobowale has been in prolific…

Non League
Can Yeovil Town win instant promotion back to League Two?
12:01 Saturday 18th January 2020

An immediate return following relegation from the Football League is notoriously difficult. Since the early 90s, only a handful of clubs managed the feat, the last being Cheltenham Town in 2016. Now Yeovil Town are poised to update…

Premier League
Is David Silva leaving Manchester City too soon?
09:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

In June, David Silva proclaimed 2019/20 would be his last at Manchester City. He also stated the desire to play for boyhood club Las Palmas before retiring. Currently eighth in the Segunda Division, the Canary Island side would surely…

Premier League
Can Eddie Nketiah fill in for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?
08:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is arguably Arsenal's most important player since arriving. His goals bailed the team out on numerous occasions but he also goes the extra mile to help the team in other aspects. He can often be seen tracking back…

Premier League
Will Ashley Young have last laugh at Inter?
19:01 Friday 17th January 2020

After eight-and-a-half-years, Ashley Young has called it quits at Manchester United. The former Aston Villa man earned supporters in the early-going, though confidence in the jack-of-all-trades player eventually worn thin for the majority.…

Spain
Can Fernando Vazquez throw drowning Deportivo a lifeline?
17:00 Friday 17th January 2020

On Friday 19 May 2000, a shockwave swept Spanish football. After a topsy-turvy La Liga campaign littered with shock results, Deportivo de la Coruna emerged as La Liga's surprise champions. A 2-0 home victory over Espanyol at Riazor…