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Bundesliga
Hakim Ziyech the ideal magician to solve Bayern Munich's attack
08:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Munich was the place to be on Saturday night. Bayern won their seventh Bundesliga title on the trot, capping off a troublesome season on a high note. An emotional farewell to club legends Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, dubbed "Robbery"…

Bundesliga
Four players Bayern Munich should sign next summer
09:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

Bayern Munich exited the Champions League early this season but remain in control in the Bundesliga. If there's anything new, it's that they kicked it into gear much later than usual domestically. Niko Kovac's first half-season…

Germany
Can Bayern still win the Bundesliga?
09:00 Friday 21st December 2018

Everyone has their list of three things certain in life. Death and taxes are always numbers one and two [with a bullet]. If the subject is the Bundesliga, Bayern hoisting the trophy is number three. The Bavarians are the biggest team in Germany,…

Bundesliga
Who can replace Bayern's irreplaceable Arjen Robben?
08:00 Sunday 9th December 2018

Arjen Robben’s retirement sparks the end of an era at Bayern Munich. The Dutch winger recently announced he’ll hang up his boots in 2019 after almost a decade at the club. During a slightly tumultuous phase, his announcement adds…

Spain
One reason to take Cristiano Ronaldo transfer rumours seriously
09:00 Friday 6th July 2018

I didn’t think Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid until he can no longer perform at a world-class level and must find a less competitive division to further his obsession with the game. Given his dedication to both fitness and skill,…

Transfers
Which retirement league is best for your club's 30-something star?
08:00 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Capitalism has its faults. The endless chase after the almighty dollar. The catchphrase “What’s in your wallet?” functions on more than one level. Don’t get me started on automated customer service. Or human customer…

Usa
Why Arjen Robben will be an instant hit in MLS
17:00 Monday 19th February 2018

Arjen Robben appears to be on his way out of the Bundesliga. The veteran 34-year-old winger is under a one-year contract with Bayern Munich, and his current deal is set to expire this summer. There have not been any talks of a potential extension,…

Managerial News
Pep Guardiola's Ultimate XI
13:00 Friday 5th January 2018

Pep Guardiola is one of the greatest managers of all time and has taken charge of some of Europe’s biggest clubs. He is cruising to the Premier League title this season but do any of his Manchester City players make his all-time eleven…

Tactics
Has the traditional two striker system become obsolete?
10:00 Saturday 25th November 2017

When was the last time you saw the traditional 4-4-2, 4-1-2-1-2 or 4-2-2-2 formation pop up on your screen when you watched your favourite club in action? A long time I’d guess. Why are these systems rarely preferred in the modern…

Opinion
5 staggering players set to become free agents next Summer
12:30 Friday 24th November 2017

In January, players whose contract runs out in the summer will be able to negotiate with potential suitors. There are a number of world-class talents in danger of leaving their club shorthanded should they leave next summer.  Lionel Messi…

Opinion
Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Bayern Munich: 3 talking points
08:30 Sunday 5th November 2017

The clash between the Bundesliga's top two sides saw Borussia Dortmund welcome Bayern Munich to a rocking Westfalenstadion. It was this season's first league Der Klassiker.   The two teams proved why they have dominated German football in recent…

Premier League
Ronaldo/Messi Ballon d'Or successors beyond Neymar
09:30 Thursday 2nd November 2017

For the last decade, only two players have won whatever you like to call the Ballon d'Or. One has been anointed their successor. Are there other candidates? It all started in 2008. During his final season at Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo…

World Cup
5 world-class players who will miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup
19:00 Wednesday 11th October 2017

Several world-class players won't be playing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup since their countries failed to qualify. Here are some of the most notable absences we will witness in the competition. Arjen RobbenThe Netherlands had a tough task in…

Opinion
Bayern Munich board's age and lack of pace more concerning than the squad's
18:00 Friday 29th September 2017

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge promised consequences, then sacked Carlo Ancelotti when PSG outclassed Bayern Munich. Should he have been more introspective? Football has certain truisms. One is it's easier to fire a single coach for poor results than…

Opinion
The potential free agents of next summer
12:00 Monday 11th September 2017

This summer transfer window was an exciting one, but next years could take our breath away due to some huge names becoming free agents - if they don't agree a new deal before then, of course. As it is known by all in the football world, a contract…