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Premier League
Andre Gomes, Barcelona and why Everton should be confident of a permanent move
15:00 Monday 10th December 2018

When Everton head into the January transfer window, they'll be keen to get business done. A new striker is reportedly top of their wish list. Before securing that goalscorer, though, they have a more pressing matter. That is acquiring Andre…

Spain
Why is Barcelona struggling to dominate La Liga this term?
16:00 Saturday 8th December 2018

La Liga's long been known as predictable and not very competitive. In the last decade, Barcelona has undoubtedly been the most dominant force domestically. Seven Liga titles in that time say it all. The Catalan Club’s latest…

Premier League
Tata Martino to Manchester United? Why not?
15:30 Saturday 1st December 2018

The Royal Family's much more popular in Britain than the Glazers. In the United States too. For that matter, probably the entire planet. Networks aren't going to drop everything to broadcast a Glazer wedding assuming anyone will…

Champions League
Will Manchester City come up short in Europe again this season?
08:00 Saturday 1st December 2018

Manchester City failed woefully in the Champions League last season, despite starting out on fire. After the Citizens cruised through the group stage with five wins, leaving Shakhtar Donetsk, Napoli and Feyenoord all in their wake before thumping…

Spain
Can Rodri lead Atletico to Diego Simeone's first La Liga win over Barca
15:00 Saturday 24th November 2018

Entering the weekend, La Liga was a tight affair, the top four teams separated by a solitary point. Two of the four go head-to-head on Saturday. Reigning champions, Barcelona invade the capital to take on Atletico Madrid. It's not El Clasico…

Transfers
Why Chelsea needs to swap Willian for Barcelona’s Malcom
12:00 Saturday 24th November 2018

Chelsea must seize the opportunity that Barcelona is still desperate to get Willian. It’s time to swap one Brazilian winger for another. From the other side of the fence, Barcelona is the best club a good player can join in Europe. With…

Spain
How Barcelona's shift away from La Masia model hurts their foundation
12:00 Thursday 22nd November 2018

Barcelona is known not only for winning trophies but also nurturing talents that later become world stars across the world. The academy, La Masia, produced players over the years that would probably cost billions in today's market. I'm…

European Football
5 emerging stars the European heavyweights should monitor
15:00 Tuesday 20th November 2018

European football has hit top gear. The leagues around the continent have produced some scintillating games in recent months, riddled with drama and excitement. While the heavyweights aim to maintain position atop the food chain, the underdogs…

Reviews
Film Review: Take The Ball, Pass The Ball
17:00 Monday 19th November 2018

In this film, Graham Hunter, a Spanish football expert, takes us on a short hop back in time to a decade ago in Catalonia. Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets were fresh faces in the Barcelona team with Carles Puyol, Thierry Henry,…

Spain
How patient can Barcelona be with their £103.5 million investment?
12:00 Monday 19th November 2018

Ousmane Dembele suffers following his big-money switch to Barcelona. The £103.5 million transfer fee, the world's third-most expensive signing, was either going to hinder his progress or afford him a larger platform from which…

Spain
Real Madrid starting a new cycle with Santiago Solari
09:00 Sunday 18th November 2018

Real Madrid are in a phase similar to 2008 when Barcelona rose up with their tiki-taka style and the Merengues needed to find a way to return to dominance. Julen Lopetegui 's departure proves the squad cannot continue as it did under Zinedine…

Spain
Is Barcelona's defence a real concern?
09:00 Thursday 15th November 2018

FC Barcelona, a club rich in history where superstars create moments of magic. Barca's magic again sees them leading La Liga but they are facing an odd issue. The Blaugrana leak goals far too often. That's unusual for a side and manager…

Opinion
Beware the club that forgets its fans' importance
15:00 Thursday 8th November 2018

It is no news that the fans of major club football can have significant effect on club business. Clubs always want strong support. Tickets and shirts must be sold but it also makes a massive difference in matches. How many stadia across Europe…

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…

Premier League
Why Roberto Firmino is not irreplaceable at Liverpool
09:00 Tuesday 6th November 2018

Ask Liverpool fans whom they'd most loathe losing. Roberto Firmino probably tops the list. Despite Mohamed Salah's scoring exploits and Sadio Mane's continued excellence, the Brazilian is key to the Reds' attack. Signed…

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