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European Football
How lucky is Virgil van Dijk?
17:01 Wednesday 11th September 2019

We don't always get what we deserve. Virgil van Dijk is. Winning UEFA's Player of the Year is usually reserved for an exceptional player, one who proves vital for his team over a season. After a decade of dominating this award,…

Premier League
2019/20 Liverpool Premier League preview
17:00 Thursday 8th August 2019

Riding high on the back of Champions League victory in May, Liverpool fans have had a lot to brag about this summer. It's now time to look forward. The new season is upon us. The Reds are aiming to add to their European success.  …

Premier League
Is Liverpool braced for a clean sweep of PFA awards?
09:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Not since the 2013/14 season have two players from the same team hit 20 goals or more in a single campaign. In that campaign, it was Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge who achieved the feat. Unfortunately, their efforts couldn't…

Italy
Atalanta: The surprise package in Italy this season?
12:00 Friday 8th February 2019

Beating Juventus 3-0 does not happen often, especially in domestic competition. So when a team accomplishes the feat, it deserves all the praise it can get. But Atalanta's thrashing of a high-flying Juventus side, parading a certain Cristiano…

Premier League
Liverpool transition from attack to defence
09:00 Thursday 17th January 2019

As Liverpool beat Brighton 1-0 last weekend to further boost their title hopes, most watching knew where the credit was to be dished out. As has been the case for most of this season it was the Reds defence who had come up trumps. Despite being…

Premier League
Can Liverpool really win the Premier League?
09:00 Sunday 2nd December 2018

In the last 28 years, Liverpool has come close to winning England's top division but not quite managed it. Near misses in 2002, '09 and '14 still leave a bitter taste in the mouths of Anfield's passionate fans. This season,…

Premier League
Ederson redefining the goalkeeping landscape at Manchester City
09:00 Saturday 24th November 2018

As expected by many, Manchester City's Premier League dominance is continuing this season. Different Citizens players are standing up to be counted, as last campaign's top performers such as Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane have…

Italy
Roma paying the price for selling experienced players
12:00 Monday 5th November 2018

“Roma have risen from their ruins. Manolas, the Greek god in Rome!” Peter Drury shouted at the top of his voice when Kostas Manolas headed into the back of the net in the 82nd minute against Barcelona, sending Roma into the…

Italy
Can Robin Olsen replace Alisson at AS Roma?
17:00 Saturday 28th July 2018

The ensuing conundrum after auctioning your best player is finding a suitable replacement. AS Roma profited immensely from Alisson Becker’s record-breaking move to Liverpool. The question is can successor Robin Olsen be half as effective…

Premier League
Alisson to Liverpool leaves Jurgen Klopp with no excuses in Premier League title chase
15:00 Friday 20th July 2018

When Manchester United paid a then world record fee for Paul Pogba, Jurgen Klopp was almost disgusted by the move. The Liverpool manager made it clear that he had no intentions of spending money that way and that even if he could, he wouldn’t…

World Cup
World Cup Preview: Which keeper will win the Golden Glove?
15:30 Thursday 14th June 2018

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. They bowed out to the hosts of that tournament, Sweden, in the UEFA playoff round. The Azzurri's absence deprives the world of one last look at Gianluigi Buffon…

Spain
Where can Real Madrid add strength this summer?
17:00 Wednesday 13th June 2018

Real Madrid won their third successive UEFA Champions League title in Kiev to end the season, the first club to do so in the Champions League era and since Bayern and Ajax both did it between 1971 and 1976. Of course, Alfredo di Stefano's…