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Germany
How far can Marco Rose take Borussia Monchengladbach?
08:02 Monday 19th August 2019

Borussia Monchengladbach is an ambitious team with a long memory. They need the latter. All five of their Bundesliga titles came between 1970-79. Die Borussen might have done even more had Franz Beckenbauer and Bayern Munich not interrupted…

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
It's time to talk about the other Hazard brother tearing up football
17:00 Sunday 18th November 2018

Footballing heritage seems to run in the genes. It's actually surprising how many people within the game have relatives who've also turned professional. I look at the Neville brothers, Peter and Kasper Schmeichel, Les, Rio and Anton…

Premier League
Is Andreas Christensen Chelsea's most exciting player?
08:30 Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Gary Cahill and David Luiz may be ready to return to active duty, but Andreas Christensen continues to start for Antonio Conte's Chelsea. The future certainly looks bright for the young Danish international and Chelsea youth graduate. Following…

Premier League
Reece Oxford's failed spell at Gladbach a cautionary tale
09:00 Wednesday 4th October 2017

Just two months in, Reece Oxford's Borussia Monchengladbach loan has been cut short. The teenager never featured. Other English youngsters should take heed. It's been over two years since Reece Oxford burst onto the scene with West Ham during…

Features
2017/18 Bundesliga Preview, Part 3: Best of the Rest
09:00 Sunday 13th August 2017

Part One of the Bundesliga preview looked at top clubs. Part Two, bottom. Now, let's have a peek at sides stuck in the middle for the 55th German top flight season. Gunning For A Champions League Berth

Opinion
Chelsea should keep hold of Andreas Christensen
12:30 Wednesday 26th July 2017

Chelsea's appalling handling of young players has never been more exposed and visible than the ongoing summer transfer window. Yet, their oversight could be pardoned should they opt to keep hold of promising Danish defender, Andreas Christensen.…

Opinion
Reece Oxford experiment bucks the England-centric trend
17:51 Wednesday 21st June 2017

Reece Oxford is set to go out on loan to Borussia Monchengladbach for the season. The experiment will see him buck the England-centric trend wherein British players rarely travel beyond the United Kingdom's insular shores to widen their footballing…

Germany
The Bundesliga preview - Round two for Darmstadt in their survival bid
14:30 Friday 28th April 2017

Some critical games taking place with repercussions at both ends of the table. Saturday brings a Europa League playoff between Werder and Hertha. On Sunday all eyes will be on Augsburg vs Hamburg at the bottom of the table. Bayer 04 Leverkusen…

Opinion
Andreas Christensen is now ready to replace John Terry at Chelsea
14:30 Tuesday 28th February 2017

Much has been talked about regarding the future of Chelsea Club Captain John Terry during the last couple of seasons as the former England International has been operating on a 1-year extension contract at a time. It was public knowledge last…

Germany
Magic Mönchengladbach, Hoffenheim finally defeated - The Bundesliga Wrap Up
16:00 Monday 30th January 2017

It was quite some weekend in the Bundesliga as Bayern and Leipzig pulled further ahead and it rained goals in the other fixtures. Here is the Gameweek 18 wrap-up Schalke 04 vs Eintracht Frankfurt – 0:1

Opinion
The Bundesliga halftime report - Part One
18:00 Monday 9th January 2017

Part one of the Bundesliga half time report. I will be dealing with the strugglers first, reverse order. Based on my preseason expectations I will also award a grade for each side. Once the transfer window is over I will wrap up the in's and…

European Football
Festive month begins with a fantastic weekend with some mouthwatering clashes
14:30 Friday 2nd December 2016

Fasten your seat belts and get ready for an ecstatic ride as we have entered the festive month. This month is filled with excitement and action particularly for Premier League fans because where other major European leagues are bound to take…

Opinion
Time to return home Andreas Christensen?
21:30 Friday 18th November 2016

One of the best and most versatile young defenders playing in the German Bundesliga is Andreas Christensen! The boy is simply talented. Christensen is owned by Chelsea and has been loaned out to gain experience. With plenty in the bag now,…

Opinion
Granit added to the Arsenal team
14:00 Friday 27th May 2016

Arsenal for a number of years by fans and ex-players alike have been tagged as a team with a soft underbelly, a team that can lose its way and become intimidated when the pressure comes on.  Arsene Wenger in the last decade has built a team…