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Jadon Sancho: The kid who got away
08:00 Friday 12th October 2018

Jadon Sancho. He was underappreciated by his Premier League club until last season. His thunderous form in the Bundesliga this term has attracted attention. He's certainly worth the hype. In 214 minutes for Borussia Dortmund before…

Premier League
Should Phil Foden follow the example set by Jadon Sancho?
08:00 Thursday 11th October 2018

Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho, both 18 years old, both products of the Manchester City academy but both now on very different career paths. Whilst Foden is fighting around the fringes of the City first team squad, Sancho is now an integral part…

Can Paco Alcacer find forever home at Borussia Dortmund?
15:00 Wednesday 10th October 2018

Paco Alcacer completed a loan move from Barcelona to Borussia Dortmund late in the summer transfer window. At the time many had doubts. Why did Die Schwarzgelben want a player who had struggled during his time at Camp Nou? At present, though,…

Champions League
5 Champions League newbies on a mission
12:00 Monday 3rd September 2018

The Champions League is here again. While perceived as merely an annual ritual by top stars, maiden initiation is a rare privilege for debutants.  As they say, first impressions matter. For good or bad. The best way to be announced is…

Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig: Young squads for old men
08:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

One advantage to an 18-team league is you can start a little later than divisions with 20 clubs and enjoy an extended summer holiday. Unfortunately, die Mannschaft ‘dis-sed’ that advantage with an underwhelming performance at the…

Bundesliga Preview: Can anyone catch Bayern Munich?
08:00 Friday 24th August 2018

If Bayern Munich is a sprinter, they’d probably be Usain Bolt. As it is almost useless competing with Bolt in a race, so it is with the Bavarians in the Bundesliga. Yet every season, German clubs line up hoping to be that Justin Gatlin. …

Why Axel Witsel could be Borussia Dortmund's best signing this summer
17:00 Monday 13th August 2018

We have seen a huge rise in top players featuring in the Chinese Super League lately, but the reality eventually becomes undeniable. Quality players end up leaving after a while, most look towards a return to Europe to re-launch their…

Premier League
Why a trophyless season should cost Jurgen Klopp his job
12:00 Sunday 12th August 2018

This season will mark Jurgen Klopp’s third campaign at Liverpool's helm. During his first two seasons, Klopp enjoyed peace of mind. No pressure came from any angle. His every decision was backed by both the Liverpool board and fans.…

Is the Real Madrid dream over for Achraf Hakimi?
15:00 Tuesday 24th July 2018

Real Madrid has a lot of talented youngsters. The club has been snapping up the next generation of superstars to add to those coming through their own Academy as they look to build towards sustained success. One of the most talented players…

Injuries, frustration yet still promise: What's next for Mario Gotze?
17:00 Tuesday 19th June 2018

A few were critical. Some laughed. Others were hopeful a reunion would bring back his best. But most football fans were optimistic regarding Mario Gotze's return to boyhood club Borussia Dortmund for £21.7m two seasons ago. Why…

World Cup
2018 World Cup: The stage is set for Marco Reus
17:00 Thursday 7th June 2018

The fact that a player like Marco Reus never playing in the World Cup is nothing but absurd. He is arguably one of the most unluckiest footballers of the 21st century. Recently turned 29, injuries have been the bane for Reus'…

Premier League
Will there be room for both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette in Unai Emery's Arsenal?
15:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

Despite playing his first Premier League game on February 3rd, Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made an impact on the English game that is sure to delight Arsenal fans and put fear into the hearts of opposing teams.…

What should Barcelona do with Ousmane Dembele?
18:00 Sunday 13th May 2018

Barcelona is in a total dilemma as regards Ousmane Dembele. Persistent injuries and the impending arrival of Antoine Griezmann could spell fewer minutes for their one-time record buy. “We will decide what to do at the end of the season,”…

Who are this season's Bundesliga breakout stars?
13:00 Friday 11th May 2018

Every European season produces thriving youngsters. It's the best part of football. Big-time prospects making leaps into superstardom. Rookies playing like veterans. Good players stepping toward excellence. The Bundesliga seems the continent’s…

How good is Borussia Dortmund starlet Jadon Sancho?
10:00 Friday 27th April 2018

Marco Reus never believed an 18-year-old could possess such footballing brains as Jadon Sancho. The Englishman scored and assisted two other goals in Borussia Dortmund’s 3-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday to his senior German…

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