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Spain
Can Shinji Kagawa put Real Zaragoza on the map?
15:01 Sunday 25th August 2019

Shinji Kagawa joined Real Zaragoza from Borussia Dortmund earlier this month. It had become apparent that the Japan icon was no longer needed - while leaving the German club was best for all involved. The 30-year-old now seeks…

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…

Bundesliga
2019-20 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga preview
15:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

Bittersweet sums up Borussia Dortmund’s 2018/19 campaign. On one hand, they continued to display the bright, attractive attacking style that's thrilled the Bundesliga and Europe for the best part of this decade. On the other, the…

Bundesliga
2019/20 Bayern Munich Bundesliga preview
12:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

The Bundesliga had become a stroll for Bayern Munich since 2012/13 season, until last term, when Lucien Favre inspired Borussia Dortmund to mount a serious challenge; eventually coming up just short. A real message…

Germany
What will Kerem Demirbay offer as Bayer Leverkusen’s record signing?
17:00 Thursday 25th July 2019

Bayer Leverkusen agreed on a deal for Karem Demirbay before this transfer window opened, paying a club record £28.8 million to take Hoffenheim’s central midfielder. Die Werkself fans are eager to witness what he has to give in 2019/20. …

Premier League
What to expect from Christian Pulisic at Chelsea
09:00 Thursday 27th June 2019

Chelsea had replacing Eden Hazard in mind when agreeing on a deal for Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic. The Blues avoided the summer transfer rush by getting their target in January then loaning him back to BvB until season’s…

Bundesliga
What does Mats Hummels’ homecoming prove about Dortmund and Bayern?
15:00 Tuesday 25th June 2019

This past Wednesday, it was announced Mats Hummels will return to Borussia Dortmund. The central defender leaves Bayern Munich after a three-year spell, for a £34 million fee. Looking ahead to next season, this transfer is certain to…

Germany
Lucien Favre's Dortmund ready to take on Bayern Munich and Europe
08:01 Friday 21st June 2019

Not since the days of Jurgen Klopp at Borussia Dortmund has Bayern Munich had any serious challenge to worry about in the Bundesliga. Under Thomas Tuchel, Die Borussen played some good football but staking a claim for the title was always a…

Premier League
Can Liverpool keep Divock Origi?
08:00 Monday 3rd June 2019

Divock Origi wrote his name in Liverpool football folklore with a sweet strike that settled the contest in the Champions League final on Saturday night. Although Mohamed Salah gave the Merseysiders the lead from the penalty spot in the second…

Transfers
5 young punks: Should they stay or should they go?
15:00 Friday 31st May 2019

Most music critics will tell you the Sex Pistols and the Clash are punk’s two fundamental icons. Sid Vicious and co were entirely anarchistic and thus couldn’t hold it together on a musical, professional or personal level. Joe Strummer…

Bundesliga
How will Borussia Dortmund spend their summer?
15:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

Borussia Dortmund’s season didn’t end with the expected Euphoria. Bayern Munich snatched away the Bundesliga crown, ending Lucien Favre’s impressive debut season in frustration. That being said, it has never been…

Managerial News
Klopp, Pochettino bottling companies to hold conference in Madrid
08:00 Monday 13th May 2019

They say football is the beautiful game. They also say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Following the first legs of the Champions League semifinals, Barcelona and Ajax appeared to be the supermodels set to walk the runway at the Wanda…

Germany
Has RB Leipzig's success this season gone unnoticed?
17:00 Monday 6th May 2019

A surprise 3-0 loss away at Freiburg adds to defeats against Wolfsburg, and title contenders Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich as RB Leipzig’s only league defeats this season. It’s not surprising then that Die Bullen sit comfortably…

Championship
Is Norwich the second coming of Huddersfield?
15:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Norwich City sealed a return back to the Premier League after a three-year absence, and if you say that you expected it at the start of the season then you’re a liar. If the pre-season predictions were to be believed, the Canaries were…

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.…