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Bundesliga
Bundesliga not over for Borussia Dortmund despite Die Klassiker humiliation
08:00 Wednesday 10th April 2019

It was utter humiliation. Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus had no answers, coach Lucien Favre didn't discern. Lost for words, Chief executive Hans-Joachim "Aki" Watzke subconsciously conceded the Bundesliga to Bayern Munich.…

England National Team
Is Jadon Sancho worthy of the hype?
17:00 Saturday 23rd March 2019

Jadon Sancho is a brave young man. Moving from his homeland to Germany in the pursuit of first-team football was an extremely bold decision. Leaving Manchester City at such a tender age has already proven to be the making of him; perhaps other…

Germany
Niko Kovac proving the wrong man for Bayern Munich
12:00 Friday 15th March 2019

An uncharacteristic poor start to the season left many wondering if Niko Kovac was the right manager for Bayern Munich. The reigning Bundesliga champions have dominated German football for a long time now. Having become used to relatively easy…

Bundesliga
Can Marco Reus' return spark sputtering BVB?
09:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

Marco Reus’ return couldn’t come any sooner. Borussia Dortmund’s form underwent a landslide without him. BVB edge Bayern atop the Bundesliga only due to superior goal difference. No one else stepped up in Reus' absence…

Champions League
Can Borussia Dortmund achieve the unthinkable against Tottenham? 
12:00 Tuesday 5th March 2019

Borussia Dortmund faces a monstrous task when Tottenham Hotspur visit North Rhine-Westphalia on Tuesday. To reach a Champions League quarter-final, the Germans must conjure the spirits of AS Roma against Barcelona from last season's edition.…

Bundesliga
Inexperience at the back risking BVB's title run
14:00 Sunday 24th February 2019

2019 hasn’t turned out as the fortuitous year Borussia Dortmund thought it would be. Heading into the Bundesliga winter break with a six-point gap over second-placed Bayern Munich, confidence was oozing off the Dortmund camp. However,…

Germany
Will Borussia Dortmund end the season empty-handed?
17:00 Saturday 23rd February 2019

Borussia Dortmund started the season on fire. In a league that has been dominated by Bayern Munich for more than half a decade, many saw it as a breath of fresh air. But the Bundesliga’s most successful club has now been let back in on…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Bundesliga
Can Eintracht Frankfurt's Front-Three Help Them Sustain A Bundesliga Title Charge?
12:00 Monday 26th November 2018

Life’s been good for Eintracht Frankfurt post-Niko Kovac. Replacing the successful Croatian with the less-experienced Adi Hutter sparked questions from fans. However, the former BSC Young Boys manager took little time to establish a fluid,…

Premier League
Why is the Bundesliga a new home for young English stars?
15:00 Friday 23rd November 2018

The Premier League is a very competitive league that demands every inch of performance from its players. This is why many see the league as the most competitive league in the world. On the other hand, that high standard leaves little room for…

Transfers
Why time is right for Christian Pulisic to leave Borussia Dortmund
12:00 Friday 23rd November 2018

They say there’s no smoke without fire. Borussia Dortmund’s recent comments about Christian Pulisic's future has only ignited his exit flame. The American would do his career good to depart in January or risk languishing in…