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Fa Cup
Turns out Solskjaer can use a flat track bully after all
09:00 Sunday 8th March 2020

For those who remain fervently #LUHG and by extension #OleOut, one of two things will happen in this afternoon’s Manchester Derby, guaranteed. Either Manchester United will scratch out a result to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s ‘extreme…

Premier League
Will Everton dare to appoint Rafa Benitez?
14:01 Sunday 1st December 2019

Marco Silva is under intense pressure at Everton as the Toffees sit 16th in the Premier League. They were been beaten 2-0 at home by Norwich City last weekend. At the time, the Canaries nested in 20th. While the…

Chinese Super League
Elkeson: Meet the newest Chinese footballing hero
19:01 Monday 26th August 2019

International identity and/or citizenship is a fluid concept when considering contemporary footballers. No longer is it a necessity to be raised solely on fish and chips to represent England. Nor apple pie America, or even a Maple Syrup-based…

Afc Champions League
The Australia-shaped problem with the Asian Champions League
09:00 Monday 8th April 2019

 The Asian Champions League is the defining prize in the largest continent’s football continuum. Eight groups divide into East and West Asia to help with scheduling. Various leagues are allocated spaces based on their comparative…

Chinese Super League
Shanghai SIPG produce strong start to season in China
19:00 Friday 13th April 2018

The Chinese Super League is a fast-growing competition, now generating more worldwide attention than ever before. The current season is still in its infancy, yet one side looks set to dominate. What makes Shanghai SIPG better than the rest?…

What next for Fernando Torres?
11:00 Thursday 12th April 2018

Fernando Torres’ time at Atletico Madrid is almost up. What does the future hold for the legendary Spanish striker? Fernando Torres - who rose to fame at Liverpool and scored Spain's winning goal against Germany in the 2008 European…

Ricardo Goulart: Brazil's Manchurian Candidate
09:30 Sunday 20th August 2017

When Neymar left Barcelona, Paulinho was given a second lease on life. Maybe we should be asking why Ricardo Goulart wasn't offered a first. As natural resources go, soy beans, iron ore, and crude oil are not very romantic. That said, you'd…

England National Team
Could FA Borrow China’s practises to help the Three Lions?
11:00 Friday 28th April 2017

England. A football juxtaposition. The Premier League is envied by the world. Everyone wants to be involved. The national side? Not so much. Could the FA borrow concepts from Beijing to further the Three Lions prospects? England's national…

Premier League
The three most likely Premier League summer transfers
08:30 Saturday 25th March 2017

As the Premier League builds to its climax in ten games' time, transfer rumours are already coming thick and fast. With several top clubs needing to revamp rosters this summer, many incomings and outgoings will surely take place. But if we…

Chinese Super League
Hooray! Chinese Super League Clubs May Finally Stop Splashing The Cash
12:30 Monday 16th January 2017

Over the past few days, Chelsea's Diego Costa has become the latest superstar to have seemingly had his head turned by the riches of the CSL, where he could potentially earn a reported £30m a year. Frankly, the financial power of a poor league…

Cristiano Ronaldo snubs mega move to China
19:00 Friday 30th December 2016

Jorge Mendes, the agent of Cristiano Ronaldo, has come out today and revealed that his client turned down the opportunity to earn over $105m/year from an unnamed Chinese Super League club. It's reported that the club made the offer whilst Ronaldo…

Rest Of The World
2016 AFC Champions League Quarter Final preview
13:40 Thursday 18th August 2016

It's everyone's favourite club football competition, the Champions League. Teams from across the continent play each other in the hope of being crowned, the champions of champions. This, however, is not the Champions League you think of by…

The Weird And The Wonderful
Chinese Super League lands on Sky Sports
14:42 Tuesday 2nd August 2016

Last weekend, Sky Sports aired its first two episodes of Chinese Super League football. The decision to acquire the UK rights for the league was announced last week and Sky has made a quick turn around to get Chinese football on our screens.…