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Premier League
Is Pep Guardiola walking in Jose Mourinho's shoes?
17:00 Tuesday 10th March 2020

In Genesis, Cain and Abel are brothers. Jealousy leads one to murder the other. In football, people like to think of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho as mortal enemies. Not so. In fact, they are managerial brothers who cut their teeth together…

Premier League
Can Manchester City win a treble this season?
12:00 Sunday 8th March 2020

All hopes of a third straight Premier League title may have evaporated at the Etihad Stadium, but Manchester City are still chasing a treble this season. The FA Cup and the Champions League are still within reach and could be added to the League…

Premier League
Manchester City fallout: Can the Sky Blues absorb the impact?
09:00 Tuesday 18th February 2020

Manchester City's success is 12 years in the making. After the club was bought for £210 million by the Abu Dhabi Group in 2008, the first substantial goal was to secure a Premier League crown. Since their initial title in 2012,…

Spain
Why Barcelona's special signing won't be spine-tingling
17:00 Monday 17th February 2020

Britain's passion for wagering may explain the Premier League fan’s scepticism regarding VAR. The video-assisted referee, goal-line and offside technology are tools to correct inadvertent errors. In other words, they're safety…

Italy
Has Alexis Sanchez emptied his cup?
08:01 Wednesday 29th January 2020

Doe anything last forever? Alexis Sanchez was among the best strikers on parade in his prime. The Chilean's strength and pace allowed him to excel at Udinese, Barcelona and Arsenal. In North London, he formed a formidable duo with Mesut…

Premier League
Why Arsenal desperately need Pablo Mari
09:01 Tuesday 28th January 2020

Arsene Wenger often gets accused of failing to succeed in the later years of his tenure with Arsenal. The Frenchman retorts that once the Gunners left Highbury, they lost their soul. While that is debatable, Arsenal did lose their ability to…

Transfers
Why has Thomas Lemar failed to shine at Atletico Madrid?
17:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Thomas Lemar was nowhere to be found as Atletico Madrid secured a rare 3-2 win over Barcelona in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday. It's a real fall from grace when a player that was once tipped to rise to the very top…

Premier League
Mikel Arteta gives Arsenal fans much-needed lift
19:00 Friday 3rd January 2020

Long gone are the days of Arsenal and Manchester United slogging it out for the Premier League title - though watching the two go toe-to-toe still guarantees entertainment. This time around, New Years Day didn't only provide an overindulgence…

Premier League
How can Freddie Ljungberg get the best from Nicolas Pepe?
08:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Every transfer window comes with its big-money moves. Clubs recruit standout players who can add quality to their teams. Last summer saw its fair share of blockbuster moves. Eden Hazard, Antoine Griezemann, Joao Felix and Neymar’s proposed…

Premier League
Should Arsenal stick with Freddie Ljungberg?
09:00 Thursday 5th December 2019

If you're a romantic, Arsenal and Arsene Wenger's long relationship was right up your alley. Other clubs switched managers like playboys dumping and picking up girlfriends, Arsenal stuck with Frenchman through thick…

America
Can Thierry Henry make a Montreal Impact?
12:01 Wednesday 20th November 2019

Thierry Henry’s time in Monaco did not go well. Over the course of four months, the Frenchman led his side to a paltry four wins from 20 games. It was inevitable that the Arsenal legend would lose his job, and when the hammer fell…

Bundesliga
Hans-Dieter Flick: Caretaker or permanent Bayern boss?
09:00 Monday 11th November 2019

Bayern Munich are a peculiar club. Thrashed 5-1 by Eintracht Frankfurt, die Roten bounce back to score four a few days later. As their true potential is unmasked, that crushing defeat appeals to the conspiracy crowd as a well-planned…

Premier League
Equal Time: Arsenal must never hire Mourinho
09:01 Saturday 9th November 2019

When a man stays in a job for more than two decades, there should be a lasting legacy. Arsene Wenger oversaw the most successful period in Arsenal's history on and off the pitch. He won 17 trophies in total, including three Premier League…

Premier League
Why Arsenal risks losing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
08:00 Thursday 7th November 2019

After years of lighting up the Bundesliga with a superb goal scoring record for Borussia Dortmund, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stepped up to Arsenal. The Gabonese international moved to England in January 2018 with high hopes. Arsene Wenger was…

Premier League
Should Hector Bellerin be Arsenal's next captain?
14:55 Saturday 2nd November 2019

As Granit Xhaka walked off the Emirates pitch in disgruntled fashion on Sunday, a cloud of déjà vu haunted the North London stadium once again. As much as managerial problems have been their downfall, the Gunners also have a serious…