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International
Copa America knockout rounds: No continent for old men?
08:01 Wednesday 26th June 2019

Despite more credible showings than the two Conmebol teams eliminated from the Copa America, the guests have gone home and South America can get down to the business of deciding its champion for 2019. Bolivia and Ecuador looked more like rank…

Usa
Gerardo Martino says, 'Gracias, pero no gracias' to Atlanta United extension
17:00 Thursday 25th October 2018

Many things are coming to the United States: the mid-term elections, a caravan of Central American refugees, the MLS Cup. One person is leaving. He's Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino. European football fans know him as the manager who…

World Cup
World Cup Round of 16: Will we see maximum overdrive from France and Argentina, group stage minimalists?
09:30 Saturday 30th June 2018

What better way to kick-start the business end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup than an epic heavyweight clash between France and Argentina. Both sides square off at the Kazan Arena on Saturday, with the victors expected to make a deep run all…

World Cup
World Cup Group D: Super Eagles fly unfriendly skies against La Albiceleste
12:30 Tuesday 26th June 2018

Four times the Super Eagles of Nigeria has faced Argentina in the World Cup group stage. Four times they’ve lost. Once beaten twice shy, they say, what can the Eagles say about four? Still, all is not lost. At least not yet.…

World Cup
Is next summer Lionel Messi’s last shot at World Cup glory?
09:30 Saturday 16th December 2017

Will Lionel Messi ever lift the World Cup? It’s his fourth World Cup without a stellar, or more importantly, triumphant tournament. Russia 2018 must belong to Messi for him to be considered the best of all time. Jorge Sampaoli stated…

Opinion
Mauro Icardi: Inter's underrated world class striker
10:30 Wednesday 18th October 2017

When Inter faced Milan in Sunday's Derby Della Madonnina at San Siro, Mauro Icardi proved the difference. Just another Argentine striker bagging a hattrick. The Inter captain's three goals were one better than Vincenzo Montella's entire team.…

Opinion
The Jorge Sampaoli Affair
15:30 Tuesday 10th October 2017

A football player can be artist or artisan. Brush can be put to canvas or hammer to nail. As a manager, Jorge Sampaoli has exclusively been an art dealer. This hasn't always been the case. When in charge with Chile, Sampaoli had Alexis…