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Italy
Are Gasperini, Roma a perfect match?
09:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

It’s almost 100% certain Roma won’t be offering Claudio Ranieri a long-term deal. It’s also an open secret the Giallorossi have been on the hunt for a new manager since April. Jose Mourinho bragged he’s turned down…

Italy
Atalanta: Lombardy's 'other team' on course for historic season
17:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

Atalanta is on course for its best season yet. The poor man's Nerazzurri is eyeing maiden Champions League qualification. With two matches to go, the dream becomes more realistic. But before that happens, they have a shot…

Italy
Who wins Serie A's six-team battle royal for Champions League?
08:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

Yet again, Juventus had it too soft in Serie A. The Old Lady didn't show any sign of letting up, clinching a record eight consecutive Scudetto's, finishing ahead of Napoli. There's still plenty at stake for teams beneath, though,…

Italy
Is Antonio Conte the right man to take Roma forward?
09:00 Friday 10th May 2019

The rumours and speculations were finally laid to rest when Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked by Roma in March. The former Sassuolo manager moved to the capital city club in 2017 after excelling with the Black and Greens whom he led to a sixth-place…

Premier League
Why Chelsea must look beyond Morata, Giroud and Higuain
09:00 Sunday 28th April 2019

That the days of Didier Drogba running the show in the Chelsea attack and scoring goals for fun are gone is the stark reality at Stamford Bridge. But the show must continue. Chelsea hit gold with Diego Costa in 2014 and the Brazil-born…

Italy
Mauro Icardi's return vital for Inter against Atalanta
09:00 Sunday 7th April 2019

Mauro Icardi marked his first Internazionale appearance in almost two months with a goal against Genoa on Wednesday. The pragmatic Argentine was frozen out since being stripped of the captaincy amid protracted contract renewal talks. Whether…

Italy
Is Roma worse off under Claudio Ranieri?
12:00 Saturday 6th April 2019

Sacking Eusebio Di Francesco came as no surprise as speculations had been rife concerning his dismissal. Under the 49-year-old, the team was making little progress, if any. The Giallorossi were struggling to keep up with the pace of the league…

Spain
Can Getafe pull off a Champions League qualification surprise?
15:00 Tuesday 5th March 2019

After a slow start, Barcelona has maintained top spot in La Liga as the rest of the teams following from behind. Beating arch-rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday solidified that position as the Blaugrana all but secured…

Italy
Rugged Franck Kessie becoming one of Europe's best midfielders
12:00 Tuesday 26th February 2019

AC Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso faced numerous critics this season over the club’s inconsistent performance, especially early in the campaign when the side struggled to cope with both league and continental exertions. After exiting…

Italy
Atalanta could ruin AC Milan's Champions League hopes
15:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

Serie A's Champions League race is just as compelling, if not more than the Premier League. AC Milan enters the weekend fourth but only a point ahead of a chasing pack consisting of Roma, Lazio and Saturday's hosts, Atalanta. The…

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…

Italy
Can Duvan Zapata make you forget James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao?
09:00 Friday 1st February 2019

When the Serie A season began, expectations were at a bare minimum for Duvan Zapata. After disappointing everywhere he went in Italy, hardcore fans considered him cursed. Gian Piero Gasperini disagreed. Now he and Atalanta are reaping the reward…

Italy
Serie A preview: Is it time for another club to claim the Scudetto?
08:00 Sunday 19th August 2018

The world will be watching Serie A this season and for good reason. Cristiano Ronaldo's arrival at Juventus transformed Lega Calcio into the must-watch competition this season. But it would be wrong to say Juventus are the only team…

Match Reports
Atalanta 3-0 Everton: Three talking points
18:00 Friday 15th September 2017

Everton were comprehensively beaten away from home in their UEFA Europa League group stage fixture against Serie A side Atalanta. Their performance has prompted questions of both the players and effectiveness of Ronald Koeman, but what did…

Europa League
Tough Europa League challenges awaiting Everton
09:00 Tuesday 29th August 2017

Everton fans are surely not going to be pleased with UEFA's Europa League group stage draw. The Toffees are arguably in the tournament's toughest group . The Toffees will face 2017 semi-finalist Olympique Lyon, Atalanta, and Apollon Limassol.…