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Italy
Lukaku's Power Man not a good partner for Conte's Iron Fist
09:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

If you were to put Antonio Conte’s career on trial, his character witnesses would include Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson. The venerable Manchester United manager wasn’t afraid to rid himself of a player to whom he took a disliking,…

League Two
How far can the Class of 92 take Salford City?
19:00 Tuesday 13th August 2019

It can be argued that tonight's game against Leeds United is the biggest in Salford City's 79-year history. Since the famed Class of 92 takeover in March 2014, The Ammies have gone from strength-to-strength. After four promotions in…

Usa
Ibra, Vela light up El Trafico
19:00 Friday 19th July 2019

Geographic domination. The right to gloat in your local proximity. The gratification your team hindered your closest rival's ambition, simultaneously furthering your own. That's what local derbies are all about. Los Angeles,…

Usa
David Beckham and his MLS franchise head for the 'burbs
17:01 Friday 12th July 2019

It’s said that big money just means bigger problems. David Beckham can attest. Sir Alex Ferguson’s personal shoe rack amassed a sizeable fortune while still playing, moving beyond athletic endorsements into fashion and other investments.…

League Two
How will Salford City spend their summer?
15:00 Thursday 13th June 2019

Salford City have been a team in the headlines in recent years. Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, Gary and Phil Neville each invested 10% in the club with Singaporean investor Peter Lim financing the remaining 60% in 2014. Since…

Womens Football
Can Phil Neville find redemption with the Lionesses in France?
08:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

Gareth Southgate’s Russian redemption was a joy to watch. Since 1996 when his feebly struck penalty was saved by a grateful Andres Kopke, until around the time Eric Dier sent England through against Colombia, the Three Lions boss had…

Premier League
Living legend: Could David Beckham still be playing?
17:00 Tuesday 28th May 2019

For Manchester United fans, May 26th will always be a special date. Back in 1999, Sir Alex Ferguson's team would go on to achieve the impossible - securing the *proper* treble in stunning circumstances, coming from behind to beat Bayern…

France
Is winning La Classique Thomas Tuchel's last chance saloon?
12:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Paris Saint Germain go into the weekend with another cracker of a fixture. They face in-form Olympic Marseille in Le Classique. PSG's shocking exit in the Champions League against Manchester United remains fresh in supporters' minds.…

Non League
David Beckham final piece in Salford City jigsaw puzzle?
15:00 Thursday 31st January 2019

The final piece of the Class of 92 ownership of National League side Salford City was completed this week, when the biggest name of all, David Beckham joined. Can the former Manchester United #7 help kick The Ammies to that next level? Salford…

Opinion
Social media in football: A curse and a blessing
17:00 Wednesday 5th December 2018

Modern footballers pale in comparison to players of old when it comes to application, discipline and mental toughness. Gone are the days when Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane couldn't stand the other's presence. Was it because they hated…

Premier League
Why is the Bundesliga a new home for young English stars?
15:00 Friday 23rd November 2018

The Premier League is a very competitive league that demands every inch of performance from its players. This is why many see the league as the most competitive league in the world. On the other hand, that high standard leaves little room for…

Usa
David Beckham asks, Are you Inter Miami?
15:00 Sunday 9th September 2018

People who share values often remain separate due to their methods. Michael Jordan's an excellent example. The greatest player in basketball history and current Charlotte Bobcats owner grew accustomed to criticism regarding his lack…

Usa
David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Guardians of the Galaxy?
13:00 Wednesday 4th April 2018

They were teammates for a half-season at Paris Saint-Germain, so it’s entirely possible David Beckham recommended Los Angeles Galaxy as a retirement destination to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, or the big Swede enquired. With apologies to Hristo…

Usa
MLS Grab Bag, Week 2: No dimples for Golden Balls, slow starts, and cooking the books
16:00 Friday 9th March 2018

Welcome to the second week of coverage at MLS Grab Bag. Each week we’ll review interesting developments from the week, preview key weekend matches, and, you know, stuff. Let them play golf After two years of battling various litigants,…

Spain
When did Real Madrid last finish outside La Liga's top 3?
16:00 Saturday 3rd March 2018

After their defeat to Espanyol on Tuesday, the possibility of Real Madrid finishing outside the top 3 in La Liga has because much more feasible. They currently sit just one point ahead of Valencia (who are in 4th) and are way off the pace of…