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Premier League
Will Ayoze Perez improve Leicester City’s attack?
17:01 Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Ayoze Perez moved to Leicester City from Newcastle United on 4 July. The attacker joins central midfielder Youri Tielemans and right-back James Justin as Brendan Rodgers’ summer reinforcement in preparation for mounting a top-six challenge…

Premier League
Should Liverpool give Philippe Coutinho a second chance?
12:01 Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Not for the first time, and certainly not the last, Barcelona spent a mammoth fee to secure a megastar two weeks ago. Antoine Griezmann finally left Atletico Madrid to fulfill his desire of representing the Catalan giants. Following many twists…

Premier League
Will Spurs defence struggle this season?
09:01 Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Spurs’ transfer business came under close scrutiny when they became the first Premier League team not to sign a new player since FIFA universalised transfer windows in 2002. Fans are always more concerned over who is coming in rather…

Premier League
5 budding stars making their Premier League case
08:00 Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Pre-season traditionally is a time to develop match fitness and work on tactics ahead of the new campaign. It's also a chance for new signings to bed in and academy players to press their case. A few do enough to stick with the first team.…

Europa League
Wolves face early start for Europa League fishing trip
19:00 Monday 22nd July 2019

One Sunday morning when I was five, shortly after my mother remarried and moved us to Canada, my stepfather woke me up in the middle of the night. “Come on,” he said. “We’re going fishing.” As the cobwebs cleared,…

Premier League
Is James Garner ready to be a Manchester United regular?
17:00 Monday 22nd July 2019

Manchester United's Academy has simply not lived up to its hype or expectation in the past decade. While there have been a few notable graduates like Paul Pogba, most of the Red Devils' raw talent has failed to make it…

Bundesliga
With Jovic, Haller gone, can Eintracht still compete?
12:00 Monday 22nd July 2019

The last two years have been fun for Eintracht Frankfurt supporters. Following the ignominy of relegation to the German second-tier in 2011, the Eagles returned and consolidated in the Bundesliga. A second-successive Europa League campaign…

Italy
Juventus' transfer strategy designed to perpetuate Serie A dominance
09:00 Monday 22nd July 2019

Serie A is under siege. Juventus has taken over the Italian top flight.  Antonio Conte began not a revolution but a renaissance in Italian football by leading the Bianconeri to an unprecedented triple of Scudettos between 2011…

Spain
How can Barcelona best use Antoine Griezmann?
08:00 Monday 22nd July 2019

Barcelona has made several big-name signings in the past few years. After Neymar left for Paris Saint Germain in 2017, the Blaugrana responded by signing Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho only ten months apart. In this transfer…

Champions League
La Liga giants hoping to buy back European dominance
17:00 Sunday 21st July 2019

The transformation in European football last season was widely described as a victory for the game. The flight of the underdogs, the old guard being ousted and particularly the Spanish dominance being broken had been perceived as a major barrier-breaker…

Managerial News
What next for Clarence Seedorf after Cameroon's AFCON failure?
15:01 Sunday 21st July 2019

Showing managers the exit is no longer a rare sight in football. Particularly in Europe. Coaches often pay the price for a team's disappointing performance. In most cases, employers don't exercise patience to investigate the reasons…

Transfers
Is the Premier League transfer deadline just a different can of worms?
12:01 Sunday 21st July 2019

Last year, the Premier League imposed a ‘voluntary’ transfer deadline on its clubs that falls several weeks before the official UEFA date. The deadline is only voluntary in the sense of the league as a whole. Individual clubs cannot…

Premier League
Can Ravel Morrison take advantage of Sheffield United chance?
09:00 Sunday 21st July 2019

Ravel Morrison's career didn't follow the path anyone envisioned. Attitude issues and sub-par performances exiled him to lesser leagues in several countries. The former Manchester United youth star burned bridges everywhere he went.…

Premier League
Is Sebastien Haller the perfect spearhead in West Ham's new-look attack?
08:00 Sunday 21st July 2019

West Ham United finally found a solution to their latest striker woes. It only took six months. The Marko Arnautovic saga can be closed. The Austrian left the club for China last month after expressing his displeasure with life under Manuel…

Italy
How high can Diego Godin lift Conte's Inter Milan?
17:00 Saturday 20th July 2019

On 1 July, Diego Godin’s nine-year spell at Atletico Madrid came to an amicable end. The veteran central defender joined Inter Milan on a free transfer, signing for three years. No doubt he’ll have an influential role in Antonio…