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Spain
Why Zinedine Zidane owes Gareth Bale an apology
16:01 Saturday 24th August 2019

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has made a remarkable U-turn on his position concerning Gareth Bale. The Frenchman courted controversy last month when comments he made regarding the Welsh star's future were considered distasteful in…

Premier League
Unai Emery spoiled for choice in Gunners midfield
15:00 Saturday 24th August 2019

Arsenal's start to the new Premier League season is promising. Back-to-back wins over Newcastle United and Burnley put the Gunners in second place. Unai Emery sent out youthful teams in those two games. Attacker Reiss Nelson, 19, has…

Italy
Will Inter move rejuvenate Alexis Sanchez's career?
12:01 Saturday 24th August 2019

Alexis Sanchez enjoyed the brightest days of his career at Arsenal. He was a fan favourite at the Emirates Stadium before swapping the Gunners for Manchester United. After switching to Old Trafford, his career took a different turn.  …

Premier League
What does Callum Hudson-Odoi's return mean for Chelsea?
09:00 Saturday 24th August 2019

Interesting pictures from Chelsea’s last training session depicts Frank Lampard knocking it around with his players. Teenager George McEachran even received a strong tackle from his gaffer. But that wasn’t the cutest sight to behold…

Premier League
Can Teemu Pukki fire Norwich City to safety this season?
08:01 Saturday 24th August 2019

Before the season kicked off, many had typically written off the newly promoted teams (Aston Villa aside who have spent big bucks). Perhaps it was rather naive to not give Norwich City any hope whatsoever. After all, they did win the Championship…

Italy
2019/20 Serie A preview
19:01 Friday 23rd August 2019

When Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last summer, the Portuguese star instantly brought renewed attention to Serie A. It's reported they made a 50% profit on their €105 million investment mere hours after…

Italy
2019/20 Juventus Serie A preview
17:01 Friday 23rd August 2019

Can Juventus finally break their UEFA Champions League duck? Well, that’s the million-dollar question echoing around Turin. The Bianconeri sealed their eighth consecutive Serie A title last season, but an early elimination in Europe left…

Spain
How high can Sevilla aim this season?
12:00 Friday 23rd August 2019

Sevilla ranks as one of La Liga’s most consistent teams during the last six seasons. In that period, Los Hispalenses have claimed two fifth-places, one fourth, finished seventh twice, and sixth in 2018/19. Not restricted to performing…

Spain
Are Barcelona making a mistake by keeping Ousmane Dembele?
09:01 Friday 23rd August 2019

Summer arrived with strong rumors of both Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho departing Barcelona. The two were under intense scrutiny from Barca supporters due to failing to meet certain expectations.     While Barcelona…

Premier League
The Ballad of Paul and Marcus
08:00 Friday 23rd August 2019

If the Beatles were a football club who would take the penalties? Would it be just one band member? Each of the Fab Four wrote hit singles for the group, including Ringo Starr. In my mind’s eye, I see Ringo more as a goalkeeper, backstopping…

Italy
2019/20 Inter Milan Serie A preview
19:01 Thursday 22nd August 2019

Internazionale defied turbulence to sneak into Champions League last season. The Nerazzurri finished fourth in Serie A with 69 points, one more than city rivals AC Milan. After all the turmoil at the club, it wasn't enough for Luciano Spalletti…

Italy
AC Milan Serie A preview
17:01 Thursday 22nd August 2019

AC Milan underwhelmed last season. While a fifth-place finish was respectable, it marked another botched bid at cracking into the Champions League. It's been six laborious years since that happened and eight when the Scudetto last came…

France
Journeyman striker Andy Delort finally on track?
12:00 Thursday 22nd August 2019

Not many footballers turn down a move to one of Europe’s top clubs when they are 17, but that’s what Andy Delort did. As an ambitious and impressionable teenager, the French-Algerian was linked with the likes of Bordeaux and Borussia…

Premier League
Martial, Rashford exemplify Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United
09:02 Thursday 22nd August 2019

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over from Jose Mourinho as Manchester United manager, an initially ferocious attacking unit began to fizzle out towards the season's end. Over the summer, the Baby Faced Assassin has modified that system,…

Germany
Where does Philippe Coutinho fit at Bayern?
08:00 Thursday 22nd August 2019

Loyalty was once a key part of football. That now seems a thing of the past. When Liverpool signed Philippe Coutinho from Internazionale, the midfielder quickly established himself as a fans-favourite. The Brazilian was on track to becoming…