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Shocking how Diego Costa is now worse than Alvaro Morata?
15:00 Friday 16th November 2018

Diego Costa and Alvaro Morata have both enjoyed their fair share of troubles at Stamford Bridge in recent times. The Spaniard is the man who most Chelsea fans will choose in a heartbeat, though. Across three seasons stuffed with controversy,…

Champions League
Champions and Europa League: 5 unmissable games during matchday 4
12:00 Tuesday 6th November 2018

The November international break is round around the corner, but first, we will witness Matchday four in both the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Some teams are inching closer to the knockout stages, while others need to improve…

Are we witnessing the dawn of La Liga's Big Six?
17:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

Your basic Premier League tribalist's default counterargument to Spain’s UEFA dominance is the English top flight’s competitive depth. To their minds, that rebuffs Real Madrid and Barcelona winning seven from the last ten Champions…

What do Atletico Madrid have in Gelson Martins?
09:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

On 25 July, Atletico Madrid signed Gelson Martins from Sporting CP on a five-year deal. A free transfer, the 23-year-old, along with other players, had terminated his contract with the Portuguese club following a training ground attack from…

Atletico Madrid early season struggle: Time to panic?
08:00 Tuesday 18th September 2018

For the third time already this season, Atletico Madrid dropped La Liga points. Diego Simeone's side were forced to share the spoils with Eibar on Saturday. Just five points from a possible dozen, Los Rojiblancos are off to their worst…

Equal Time: Why La Liga are smart to stage matches in US
09:00 Monday 20th August 2018

The universe is expanding but the world’s shrinking. I’m not quite sure how that works. I do know the latter part upsets many football fans. Supporters at big clubs tend to think size matters. They revel in their team’s global…

Is La Liga becoming a one-man race?
09:00 Friday 17th August 2018

Among Europe's top five Leagues, La Liga is widely regarded as the best. UEFA disagrees at the moment, but that isn't the argument I want to make. Alright, if you insist. Spanish teams have dominated the Champions League for the…

La Liga Preview: Are all 20 clubs prepared for 2018/19?
08:00 Friday 17th August 2018

La Liga lost arguably their best ever player this summer, when Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid to sign for Juventus in the Italian Serie A. But that does not mean that football fans should avoid following Spanish football during the…

Transfer Analysis: What does the Sime Vrsaljko – Santiago Arias swap mean for Atletico Madrid?
12:00 Tuesday 7th August 2018

Looking towards the 2018-19 season, Atletico Madrid will undergo a massive change in their best XI and squad on the whole. Los Colchoneros are widely expected to be a contending team in La Liga, while having decent chances to make another deep…

Diego Simeone building a fortress at Atletico Madrid
08:00 Saturday 21st July 2018

La Liga has historically been more about the two powerhouses Real Madrid and Barcelona, but Atletico Madrid rarely fall far behind. Los Rojiblancos have always sought to make their presence felt. Since Diego Simeone took over as manager in…

Atletico Madrid and AS Roma are having a stellar transfer window
12:00 Monday 2nd July 2018

The transfer window opened a month ago, but it's often more difficult to sign players during a major tournament. That doesn't lower the importance of buying and selling players to keep a squad fresh. A good window can define your…

Transfer Analysis: Atletico Madrid's latest signing, Thomas Lemar
17:00 Thursday 28th June 2018

Atletico Madrid has reached an agreement with Monaco to sign Thomas Lemar. The move is still subject to a medical. Having reportedly been targeted by many European clubs, notably Arsenal and Liverpool, the France international has agreed…

Can Rudi Garcia bring the glory days back to Marseille?
14:00 Thursday 10th May 2018

Olympique Marseille is one of France's most iconic clubs. As well as reaching more European finals than any other Ligue 1 team, Les Olympians are the only French side to ever be crowned champions of Europe. They have also won ten domestic…

Champions League
Who wins big in Europe this year?
10:00 Monday 7th May 2018

With the World Cup ambience beginning to take centre stage, the European football season is at a crescendo. Success and failure have been experienced by a plethora of European clubs during the season. There’s room for some more.…

Europa League
Why Jan Oblak tops David de Gea as world's best goalkeeper
17:00 Thursday 3rd May 2018

For no fault of his, it’s been over a year since fans last saw Manuel Neuer man the post for either club or country. In his absence, other goalkeepers have stepped up to rival the man famed for being the best goalkeeper of the 21st century.…

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