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Toby Prince

If the sport has 11-men on each side, a ball and lasts for 90 minutes then I'll write about it. Simply put, I'm an unrepentant soccer freak that other freaks will, however, call a geek. I do find time for music when not watching the beautiful game, though and have been known to produce the odd track. 


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Spain
Equal Time: Atletico Madrid better off without Rodrigo Moreno
17:01 Sunday 18th August 2019

Diego Simeone's summer intoxication and extravagance peaked with a deluxe move for Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno. Atletico Madrid's spending spree could climb to £250m with the imminent capture of the Spaniard. This deal could…

Italy
Angel Correa can finally reach full potential at AC Milan
09:00 Wednesday 14th August 2019

Angel Correa's Atletico Madrid misadventure could soon come to an end. Signed as a promising teenager in 2014, the Argentine failed to reach lofty heights envisaged. Partly not his fault, though, as he was reduced to a mere tourist. At…

Italy
Why Ivan Perisic needs a Bundesliga return
17:00 Monday 12th August 2019

After four mixed years in Italy, Ivan Perisic could depart Internazionale. The Croatian was cast to Lombardy forest in the dreaded company of Mauro Icardi and Radja Nainggolan. Although not lacking options, a return to the Bundesliga is…

Premier League
Was Dayot Upamecano the answer for Arsenal?
12:00 Saturday 10th August 2019

Arsenal was desperate for a quality centre-back before Laurent Koscielny's departure to Bordeaux. With their disenchanted captain gone, the urgency increased. Reportedly, the Gunners inquired after RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano.…

Italy
Why AC Milan may rue getting rid of Suso
09:01 Wednesday 7th August 2019

Marco Giampaolo's AC Milan era is underway. The ex-Sampdoria manager settled into his new role quite swiftly. As part of a major shakeup, Spanish midfielder Suso is expected to depart. This could ultimately backfire.  A drastic overhaul…

Italy
Why did AC Milan splash out on 20-year-old Rafael Leao?
09:01 Monday 5th August 2019

It isn’t unusual for European sides to throw cash around for young, raw talents. Doing so at the expense of the proven commodities sometimes raises questions. Milan not only lavished almost £32m on Rafael Leao, but Suso…

Transfers
Why is Serie A losing rising stars to Premier League?
08:01 Saturday 3rd August 2019

There's a new trend in Serie A. Italy's brightest prospects conduct light to the Premier League. Heralded to lead the Azzurri next era, Patrick Cutrone and Moise Kean could perch in England next season. What’s behind…

Premier League
Joelinton: Can Newcastle's latest Bundesliga experiment replace Rondon? 
12:00 Thursday 1st August 2019

For the second successive summer, Newcastle United turned to the Bundesliga to solve their scoring puzzle. This time, the situation is more complex. The club's record was smashed on little-known Joelinton to replace the Chinese…

Italy
Radja Nainggolan: What next for 'pesky' Belgian after Inter Milan shutout?
12:00 Tuesday 30th July 2019

Radja Nainggolan is stranded at a career crossroads. The pesky, petulant Belgian must decide between remaining an Inter Milan outcast or rule an empire elsewhere. The Chinese Super League along with former club Cagliari, wait patiently.…

Championship
Can Aleksandar Mitrovic fire Fulham back into the Premier League?
08:01 Saturday 27th July 2019

Fulham's summer has been shrewd. Two headline retentions and equivalent incomings set the tone for Scott Parker's first full reign. Of all, holding on to forward Aleksandar Mitrovic could ultimately make the difference. …

Transfers
Dani Ceballos: Arsenal's next Santi Cazorla or another Denis Suarez?
08:00 Friday 26th July 2019

Dani Ceballos joins a distinguished cult of Spanish playmakers to represent Arsenal. Santi Cazorla and Denis Suarez are the most recent inductees. On whose fortune will he resemble most once his 12-month loan expires?  …

World Cup
Homeless World Cup: The guide to Cardiff 2019
15:01 Thursday 25th July 2019

A summer jam-packed with exciting international football gradually winds down. Prior to European leagues taking centre stage, there's one last showing for national sides. The Homeless World Cup.  The FIFA U20 World Cup ushered a busy…

Italy
What does the future hold for AFCON golden boy Ismael Bennacer? 
12:01 Wednesday 24th July 2019

Algeria's golden generation finally reached the stars in Egypt. Les Fennecs clinched the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after almost three decades. In a galaxy-like squad littered with experience, 21-year-old Ismael Bennacer stood out. What…

Premier League
Can Ravel Morrison take advantage of Sheffield United chance?
09:00 Sunday 21st July 2019

Ravel Morrison's career didn't follow the path anyone envisioned. Attitude issues and sub-par performances exiled him to lesser leagues in several countries. The former Manchester United youth star burned bridges everywhere he went.…

Spain
Valencia strike gold with Maxi Gomez signing
09:01 Tuesday 16th July 2019

Valencia pulled off something of a coup, signing Maxi Gomez from Celta Vigo. The highly-rated Uruguayan poacher seemed destined for Barcelona as potential Luis Suarez successor. However, Los Che found a way to swerve the 22-year-old to Mestalla. …