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Bundesliga
2019/20 Bundesliga preview
17:05 Friday 16th August 2019

Imagine playing a word association game in which the object is to match a novel title with the country it best describes. Germany would probably get Sense and Sensibility. As stereotypes go, however, pragmatism and discipline aren’t bad…

Spain
Equal Time: Gareth Bale is not done
09:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Sometimes a player develops an unfavourable reputation, deserved or unwarranted, that he just can’t shake. If this was Family Feud, you’d probably buzz in with ‘Paul Pogba’s lack of dedication’. Survey says……

Bundesliga
Did Bayern Munich overpay for Lucas Hernandez?
08:00 Saturday 30th March 2019

These days only inflated commodities show in the transfer market. Each window outdoes the last. Bayern Munich’s record-breaking £65m purchase of Lucas Hernandez from Atletico Madrid ushers another extreme phase.  The Bavarians'…

International
Jogi Low making amends for Die Mannschaft collapse
08:00 Wednesday 27th March 2019

Recovery isn’t an easy process. Jogi Low began working his 12 steps after the World Cup debacle. At first it went smoothly. He admitted he was powerless over football’s changing nature, that the German squad who won the 2014 World…

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
Can Kingsley Coman and Serge Gnabry become Bayern's New Age ''Rob-bery''?
17:04 Sunday 16th December 2018

Twenty-nine August, 2009 began an eminent chapter in Bayern Munich's history. Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery took to the field together for the first time. Bayern were still licking their wounds after a 2-1 defeat at…

Bundesliga
Loss to Borussia Dortmund exposes chemistry issues for Bayern Munich
08:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

A particularly good weekend for derbies capped off with the affair in Manchester. Understandably, a contest between two clubs that have spent nearly a billion pounds sterling combined for their current managers [Manchester City/Pep Guardiola/£541.9,…

Champions League
2018/19 Champions League preview: Real Madrid turnover, Juventus intent
08:00 Monday 17th September 2018

The 2018/19 campaign may be a watershed for UEFA. Signs portend the dawn of a new era. The continental federation awarded Luka Modric its best player award, recently. FIFA may follow suit, bestowing the Ballon d'Or on a player not named…

Bundesliga
Is Bibiana Steinhaus the perfect referee?
09:00 Friday 24th August 2018

It’s said the best referee is the one you don’t notice. If that’s the case, Bibiana Steinhaus did an excellent job in her first Bundesliga season. She prefers anonymity despite deserving recognition. Not only is she quietly…

World Cup
Paolo Guerrero: the old dog who still knows a few tricks
08:00 Thursday 21st June 2018

Two continents are all I can handle. Really, not even that. At a given point, I can’t tell you what’s happening with the Allsvenskan or Ukrainian Premier League. Obviously, I’ve heard of Shakhtar Donetsk and Malmo, but their…

Managerial News
Is Carlo Ancelotti primed to manage Chelsea again?
12:00 Monday 14th May 2018

They say, that in football, that you never go back. Carlo Ancelotti, the great Italian manager that has won three Champions League titles is still out of work after being sacked by Bayern Munich back in September 2017. He has been linked to…

Champions League
Can Wednesday night follow Tuesday's spectacular Champions League action?
10:00 Wednesday 11th April 2018

The Champions League quarterfinals have been lit. With plutonium. What was it the Americans said when they went to Iraq? Shock and awe? In the first-leg,  Liverpool trampled City. Last night, they did it again. Barcelona ran…

Womens Football
Can Bayern Munich win two Bundesliga titles in one season?
10:00 Friday 6th April 2018

There’s a possibility Bayern Munich can celebrate two Bundesliga titles in one season. Here's how. The men’s side have been both intimidating and dominant in the league almost since they were admitted. But the Bavarians…

Champions League
Who will reach the Champions League semifinals?
10:00 Monday 2nd April 2018

The road to Kyiv hasn't been an easy journey. We're down to eight clubs now, and the first legs in the quarterfinals begin this week. The draw caused some fuss. Conspiracy theorists in England found Manchester City and Liverpool matched…