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Opinion
Remember him? Three young guns fading fast
09:00 Friday 22nd February 2019

Every year, prodigiously talented youngsters tease us with their promise. A good number never quite fulfil their potential, leaving us to wonder whatever happened to so-and-so if we even wonder at all.  Nothing thrills more than seeing…

Spain
5 summer destinations if Isco leaves Real Madrid
12:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Isco’s become encaged in his own paradox after not taking kindly to Santiago Solari’s appointment as Real Madrid manager. A favourite of former manager Julen Lopetegui, he’s barely featured under the Argentine, starting only…

Champions League
Will Bayern Munich deny Liverpool progress in the Champions League?
09:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Niko Kovac arrived at Bayern Munich in the summer as more or less the chosen one. A former player at the Allianz Arena and an up-and-coming manager with a Bayern scalp and complementary DFB Pokal in his back pocket as Eintracht Frankfurt…

Premier League
Ready or rusty? Liverpool idle 10 days before Champions League Round of 16
08:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Time can be a blessing and a curse. It may prove both for Liverpool ahead of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. Jurgen Klopp is a man who prefers to focus on the positives. Thus, it seems prudent to start there. The ten-day…

Bundesliga
Does Bayern Munich have enough firepower to compete on all fronts?
09:00 Thursday 14th February 2019

The winter break offered beleaguered Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac some much-needed breathing room. He had time to reflect on his best XI and plan for the season's second half. The Bavarians set off on a dominant run when play resumed…

Transfers
Arsenal must battle hard for James Rodriguez's signature
08:00 Tuesday 22nd January 2019

James Rodriguez's future remains up in the air. With six months left on his two-year loan deal at Bayern Munich, no one can accurately predict where he’ll be playing his football next season. There are three options: Bayern, Real…

Transfers
Why Chelsea must not lose Callum Hudson-Odoi to Bayern Munich
15:00 Tuesday 8th January 2019

Largely thanks to Kylian Mbappe, teenagers have become hot property in the football world once again. The recently-turned 20-year-old has redefined the role of youngsters within the game. Winning the league title back-to-back with two different…

Champions League
Champions League Round of 16 Analysis
15:00 Thursday 20th December 2018

The group stage complete, the draw held, the Champions League knock-out stages are set. Fans around the globe, by which I mean me, cannot contain their excitement. There are too many juicy matchups. Some teams fired up their respective…

Germany
Can unpredictable RB Leipzig shock Bayern Munich at home?
12:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

There was a time RB Leipzig dreaded Bayern Munich. The gulf in class, pedigree and affluence sent jitters. The Red Bulls gladly donated its best prospects to the Bavarian project. Not anymore, however. On Wednesday, Die Bullen visit Allianz…

Champions League
Can Ajax and Lyon be Champions League surprises in the New Year?
15:00 Wednesday 12th December 2018

At the beginning of the UEFA Champions League group stages, little was expected from AFC Ajax and Olympique Lyonnais. Put in relatively difficult groups containing certain European heavyweights, everyone dismissed them, expecting the pair to…

Champions League
Champions and Europa League: 5 unmissable games during matchday 6
15:00 Tuesday 11th December 2018

It’s make-or-break time in the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League this week, as Matchday 6 will determine which sides will reach the knockout stages of the respective competitions. Right now, there are 12 teams qualified…

Bundesliga
Who can replace Bayern's irreplaceable Arjen Robben?
08:00 Sunday 9th December 2018

Arjen Robben’s retirement sparks the end of an era at Bayern Munich. The Dutch winger recently announced he’ll hang up his boots in 2019 after almost a decade at the club. During a slightly tumultuous phase, his announcement adds…

Champions League
Why Juventus are Champions League favourites
09:00 Friday 7th December 2018

It's a running joke in football. Play Juventus in the Champions League final and you're guaranteed to win. The Old Lady suffers more agony in Champions League and European Cup finals than any other club, most notably losing two…

Football
Should Marcus Rashford pull a Paul Pogba?
15:00 Thursday 6th December 2018

In 2015/16, Manchester United came off yet another disappointing transfer window. They ‘panic bought’ a young Frenchman named Anthony Martial. Then 19, the kid stunned the world when he dribbled through half the Liverpool team to…

Transfers
What does the future hold for James Rodriguez?
09:00 Thursday 22nd November 2018

When James Rodriguez made the move from Monaco to Real Madrid in 2014, it was a dream come true for the Colombian. He made this known to the Spanish club while being unveiled, promising to do his best for the serial winners in the years to…