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Bundesliga
Why it's time for Bayern Munich to end Niko Kovac experiment
09:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

Niko Kovac’s Bayern Munch appointment was a clear experiment. The Bavarians buried their ancient managerial ritual for the Croat. Prior, intermediate knowledge of the game and a playboy physique with kinky hair was grossly insufficient.…

Football
Is being a sacking club the way forward in modern day football?
12:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018

Being a 'sacking club' has built up quite the stigma around Europe with clubs like Chelsea and Real Madrid routinely being criticised for not giving their managers sufficient time to turn a bad situation around. Looking back at the…

Bundesliga
Did Bayern Munich make a mistake with Niko Kovac?
12:00 Thursday 11th October 2018

It's not often Bayern Munich sit sixth on the Bundesliga table. The last time the Bavarians stuttered was at last season's beginning. Carlo Ancelotti was soon dismissed with alacrity even though things were not as bad as now. …

Italy
Can Napoli challenge Juventus under Carlo Ancelotti?
14:00 Saturday 29th September 2018

Juventus has had its way in Serie A for seven straight seasons. On each occasion, the Old Lady secured the Scudetto with relative ease. Napoli and Roma have been the closest challengers. Inter and AC Milan, two giants of Italian football, have…

Premier League
Why Manchester United should replace Mourinho with Nuno Espirito Santo
15:00 Tuesday 25th September 2018

Manchester United have been found wanting in many things so far this season, but narrative isn’t one of them. Sir Alex Ferguson’s return to Old Trafford was a poignant reminder that there only ever used to be one story-line when…

Managerial News
Why do we ask whether a manager knows what it takes to win at this level?
17:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

If you know your KFC, which is Kentucky Fried Chicken not Kensington Football Club, Colonel Sanders boasted a secret recipe comprising “a belnd of 11 herbs and spices.” Similarly, it’s a football manager’s job to…

Italy
How Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli can dethrone Juventus next season
12:00 Thursday 24th May 2018

Napoli were within sight of the Promised Land, yet couldn’t step foot inside. The Partenopei had never been so close in nearly three decades. Juventus’ six-year hegemony was seriously threatened. In the end, however, the Scudetto…

Managerial News
Is Carlo Ancelotti primed to manage Chelsea again?
12:00 Monday 14th May 2018

They say, that in football, that you never go back. Carlo Ancelotti, the great Italian manager that has won three Champions League titles is still out of work after being sacked by Bayern Munich back in September 2017. He has been linked to…

Premier League
Why Chelsea should find a way to keep Antonio Conte
17:00 Thursday 10th May 2018

In the last four league matches, Chelsea have found some of their old spark to reignite what was a foregone Champions League qualification race while some of their rivals have flattered to deceive. The likes of Tottenham and Liverpool, who…

Premier League
Arsenal must back new manager with funds
10:00 Saturday 28th April 2018

Its no news that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will be stepping down at the end of the season, following 22 years of meritorious service at the Emirates stadium. The 68-year-old has come under increasing scrutiny from a section of club fans…

Managerial News
3 reputable contenders to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
19:00 Tuesday 24th April 2018

The footballing world was shocked to its core on Friday as Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announced he will leave at the season's end. The curtain will come down on the Frenchman's 22-year reign a year before his contract was set…

Champions League
Bayern Munich have a score to settle with Real Madrid
10:00 Monday 16th April 2018

The Champions League semifinal draw took place on Friday in Nyon, Switzerland. The two favourites for the final were drawn together. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich meet yet again, following last season’s quarterfinal in which…

Champions League
Can Pep Guardiola Conquer Europe Again Without Lionel Messi?
17:22 Thursday 12th April 2018

Pep Guardiola is frequently referenced in discussions regarding the game's greatest coaches. Guardiola has no doubt written his name among the elites in football. Few coaches can match his achievements at club level. He enjoyed…

Premier League
Roman Abramovich has made the Chelsea job unattractive
08:00 Friday 30th March 2018

The Chelsea job has become a poisoned chalice since Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003. The Chelsea owner is far more hands-on than other Premier League owners. He believes the limited budget he now sets…

Fa Cup
Would an FA Cup save Chelsea's Antonio Conte or send him off on a high?
17:00 Tuesday 20th March 2018

When Jamie Vardy scored the equaliser for Leicester in the FA Cup quarter-finals against Chelsea on Sunday, the cameras focused on Blues manager, Antonio Conte. It is football’s worst kept secret that the former Juventus manager will…

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