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International
Should the Gold Cup and Copa America merge?
17:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

Change comes to football slower than catsup travels from the bottle to the burger. VAR is your proof. When change finally arrives, however, it’s still like the catsup in that there tends to be far more of it than anyone intended or desired…

European Football
How will Istanbul BK spend their summer?
15:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

In the closing stages of the season, I wrote about how the newest Istanbul football contingent, Istanbul Basaksehir, were in pole position in the Super Lig. Yet, I still had reservations due to glitches in performance and the tendencies…

Premier League
What to expect from Manchester United new boy Daniel James?
12:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

Albeit later than anticipated, Manchester United has got off the mark in this transfer window. The Red Devils have acquired Daniel James from Swansea City after the 21-year-old enjoyed an excellent breakthrough season in professional…

Transfers
What will become of Daniel Sturridge?
09:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

Daniel Sturridge’s downward spiral hit another low two weeks ago as Liverpool announced he will be released at June’s end. The English striker must now search for a new club to begin the process of rebuilding what was once a promising…

International
Can Coutinho shine at Copa America?
08:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

Barcelona had one of the biggest capitulations in recent Champions League history when losing 4-0 away at Liverpool. It was a game which needed Blaugrana's most high-profile players to step up. Lionel Messi usually shows…

Non League
Gateshead demoted to National League North; what next for the Heed?
17:00 Monday 17th June 2019

Last weekend the National League AGM took place, during which Gateshead was demoted into the National League North for the coming season. Following a year of uncertainty and turmoil, what can now be expected for the Heed? Gateshead performed…

Womens Football
Play time over for the women at France 19
15:01 Monday 17th June 2019

With 24 teams, the women’s World Cup offers a slightly more nuanced dynamic than the men’s when Matchday 3 rolls around. Successful nations want to win their groups emphatically to ensure a favourable draw in the Round of 16. Struggling…

Football
Who are football’s next generation of villains?
12:00 Monday 17th June 2019

The game has always tried to promote itself as a dignified profession. Heroics are celebrated, talented footballers held up as role models. More money also means more propaganda depicting the beautiful game as a pristine, unblemished competition.…

Transfers
Which is the best bet for Matthijs de Ligt's next club?
09:00 Monday 17th June 2019

You could say Ajax upset the Champions League apple cart in 2018/19. They reached the last four by knocking off three-time defending champions Real Madrid and then their anticipated heirs, Juventus. In addition, they reclaimed the Eredivisie…

Premier League
Why Paul Pogba leaving Man United makes sense for all parties
08:30 Monday 17th June 2019

Mercurial Frenchman Paul Pogba has made his intentions clear. He wants to depart from Manchester United this summer. Can you really blame him? The Old Trafford outfit has been in rebuild mode over the last half-decade but the harsh reality…

Transfers
How will Leicester spend their summer?
08:00 Monday 17th June 2019

New Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers isn't the sort to relax. While players and supporters enjoy some seaside time, the latter can rest assured the former Celtic, Swansea and Liverpool boss will be meticulously planning for his first…

International
Should you be watching Uruguay at the Copa America?
17:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

The Copa America kicked off on Friday. Hosts Brazil knocked off Bolivia handily, 3-0. The Selecao, along with Argentina, began as many people’s tournament picks. That's usually the case although la Albiceleste now have it all…

Netherlands
Does the Netherlands need an attacking makeover?
15:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

Not in many crucial games has the Netherlands’ defensive work managed to overshadow their attacking bite over the years. The Dutch have gained fame for their “total football”, world-class strikers and fierce forward-line…

Premier League
Who can replace Hazard as the Premier League's shining star?
12:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

While rival Chelsea fans up and down the country will have celebrated Eden Hazard's move to Real Madrid, the Premier League itself let out a discernible groan. Another summer transfer window has started with a top Premier League star…

Scotland
How will Celtic spend their summer?
09:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

Celtic Football Club has hoovered up the Scottish Premiership eight times in a row. Rangers' financial fall from grace certainly played its part. Will Hoops fans care? Not one bit. With Neil Lennon now confirmed as the manager for…