X
Follow It's Round and It's White on Facebook
New posts have just been added
Spain
Will Martin Odegaard ever play for Real Madrid?
12:01 Tuesday 25th June 2019

It takes more than a stroke of luck to become the youngest ever player for both Real Madrid and their national team. Martin Odegaard broke into the football scene as a rising star while filing out for Stromsgodset in his homeland. Then tagged…

Transfers
Is playing beside Messi and Ronaldo ruining Paulo Dybala's career?
08:01 Sunday 23rd June 2019

Not many players have had the privilege of lining up in the same team as both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Paulo Dybala is among the lucky few. Except in his case, it's proving more a hindrance than a help. The 25-year-old…

Premier League
Who can replace Hazard as the Premier League's shining star?
12:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

While rival Chelsea fans up and down the country will have celebrated Eden Hazard's move to Real Madrid, the Premier League itself let out a discernible groan. Another summer transfer window has started with a top Premier League star…

Italy
Can Maurizio Sarri take Juventus to the promised land?
08:30 Saturday 15th June 2019

The football world never ceases to amaze. How quickly things change. Ten months ago, Maurizio Sarri moved to Chelsea, signing a three-year contract. Curiosity abounded as to how he would fare at Stamford Bridge. He had never won a trophy…

Spain
Can Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic revive Real Madrid?
08:00 Friday 14th June 2019

This season turned out to be pure misery for Real Madrid. Having had an enjoyable recent history with four Champions League trophies, losing Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane meant the party was no more. Madrid's last 16 European elimination…

Italy
Pogba or Milinkovic-Savic: Who best suits Juventus?
09:00 Wednesday 12th June 2019

Hunting season is underway at Juventus. Supplementing their search for Massimiliano Allegri’s successor sees them planning their next marquee acquisition. Over the years, superstar signings have become a nature of habit for Andrea Agnelli.…

Football
Why Virgil van Dijk won't do a Luka Modric
17:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

A transfer window works on three levels. First, it allows clubs to improve. Second, it keeps the game fresh by allowing freer player movement between clubs. Third, it aids orthopaedists in their valuable research on the durability of thumbs…

International
Cristiano Ronaldo sends perfect message to doubters with stunning hat-trick
09:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo over the hill? Well, we've heard that before haven't we? Now aged 34, many believe his move to Juventus was somewhat admitting defeat. He could no longer compete with the younger Lionel Messi on Spanish shores so…

Spain
Can Zinedine Zidane revive Real Madrid next season?
08:00 Tuesday 28th May 2019

Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid made a perfect marriage when the Frenchman returned to the Santiago Bernabeu as manager in the 2015/16 season's halfway point. Although he couldn't stop Barcelona from winning La Liga that campaign,…

Spain
Equal time: Is Gareth Bale done?
08:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Six years ago, a young Welsh lad who played for Spurs was the hottest property around. He was destroying Premier League defences for fun as an attacking left winger, a long way from the scrawny left-back almost sold to Birmingham for £3million…

Features
Are Juventus truly a better team with Cristiano Ronaldo?
15:00 Friday 24th May 2019

When we conquer a town, there is always the desire to move forward and conquer a city. That's why it's really no surprise to see Juventus becoming so desperate to win the Champions League - as domestic success has become…

Italy
How will Juventus spend their summer?
15:00 Sunday 19th May 2019

The times they are a-changing.  A bittersweet feeling lingers around Juventus. Finishing the season as undisputed Serie A champions for the eighth successive campaign should be considered successful, no? Instead, it's become old hat.…

Premier League
Salah, Mane, Aubameyang making Africa proud
09:00 Thursday 16th May 2019

Didier Drogba reached cult status at Stamford Bridge scoring loads of goals. Thanks to the Ivorian, Chelsea lifted several trophies including the much sought-after Champions League. Drogba's exploits placed him in the hearts of Chelsea…

Spain
Real Madrid's performance under Zinedine Zidane vindicates Julen Lopetegui
08:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

It has been a season to forget for Real Madrid after the tremendous success from twelve months ago. Zinedine Zidane capped off a third campaign with the club by leading, the team to an unexpected treble of Champions League trophy wins.…

Spain
Why Real Madrid need to cash in on Luka Modric this summer
09:00 Thursday 2nd May 2019

That Luka Modric played some of the best football of his career last year is not in doubt. He starred in a Croatian team that took the world by surprise in reaching the World Cup final in Russia. He played a key role in Real Madrid’s…