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Why has Thomas Lemar failed to shine at Atletico Madrid?
17:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Thomas Lemar was nowhere to be found as Atletico Madrid secured a rare 3-2 win over Barcelona in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday. It's a real fall from grace when a player that was once tipped to rise to the very top…

Italy
Could Champions League elimination work in Inter's favour?
08:01 Thursday 12th December 2019

Just when things were going swell for Inter, the football gods decide to throw a curveball. Sitting at Serie A’s summit, the Nerazzurri just needed a win over Barcelona’s B-team to guarantee qualification for the Champions League…

Italy
Did the international break come at the right time for Inter Milan?
09:00 Sunday 20th October 2019

Antonio Conte showed his elite credentials when the Italian won the Premier League title in his very first season in English football. After a brief stopover with the Italian national team, some may have wondered if he could…

Spain
2019/20 Atletico Madrid La Liga preview
15:00 Friday 16th August 2019

Barcelona’s closest challengers in La Liga last season, Atletico Madrid will hope to go one better in 2019/20. Los Rojiblancos finished comfortably in second place, 11 points adrift of the champions and eight clear of city rivals…

Italy
How high can Diego Godin lift Conte's Inter Milan?
17:00 Saturday 20th July 2019

On 1 July, Diego Godin’s nine-year spell at Atletico Madrid came to an amicable end. The veteran central defender joined Inter Milan on a free transfer, signing for three years. No doubt he’ll have an influential role in Antonio…

Italy
How will Inter Milan spend their summer?
09:02 Wednesday 19th June 2019

Change is imminent at Inter Milan. Things didn’t go according to plan when they barely scraped through UEFA Champions League qualification this term. That being said, with the experienced Antonio Conte now at the wheel, the Nerazzurri…

International
Should you be watching Uruguay at the Copa America?
17:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

The Copa America kicked off on Friday. Hosts Brazil knocked off Bolivia handily, 3-0. The Selecao, along with Argentina, began as many people’s tournament picks. That's usually the case although la Albiceleste now have it all…

International
Are Uruguay in the last chance saloon?
09:00 Monday 10th June 2019

The domestic football season may be over but thankfully there is this thing called international football. This summer we will be blessed with the African Cup of Nations, Women’s World Cup, UEFA Nations League and most excitingly,…

Italy
Is Milan poised to supplant Turin as Serie A's capital city?
12:00 Tuesday 4th June 2019

Status quo is a Latin term that descendants of the Roman Empire appear to have forgotten. In Italian football, the faces and places change all the time. Managers regularly switch clubs. The final round in a Serie A campaign is a starter's…

European Football
Europe’s most sought-after free agents this summer
17:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

Ever since the Bosman Ruling came into effect in 1995, players within the European Union have been allowed to leave a club for no fee once their contract has expired. Famous cases of this include Sol Campbell’s controversial switch from…

Spain
Big summer ahead for in-revolution Atletico Madrid
09:00 Friday 17th May 2019

Clubs and managers approach transfer windows in different ways. Some prefer to splash the cash and use the opportunity to heavily reinforce their squad, while others only move when they must. This summer, Atletico Madrid fall into…

Spain
How does Atletico Madrid improve?
14:30 Sunday 12th May 2019

Atletico Madrid are at a crossroads. Diego Costa is fading. Diego Godin is walking away. Two Champions League Finals, two Europa League cups, a Liga and Copa Del Rey title matter little now. Los Colchoneros can no longer live in the moment…

Spain
3 Potential replacements for Diego Godin at Atletico Madrid
15:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

The end of an era beckons for Atletico Madrid. On Tuesday, captain Diego Godin announced his departure from the Spanish capital after almost a decade. A key reason for their remarkable Liga success in 2014, the Uruguayan was Los Colchoneros'…

Spain
Atletico Madrid reassert themselves as Europe's defensive kings
12:00 Wednesday 27th February 2019

There are many names Atletico Madrid’s been associated with all these years. Underachievers is the biggest one, while the “other club” in Madrid is another. If their sensational performance against Juventus recently in the…

World Cup
Uruguay's tactics at the World Cup and where it went wrong
09:30 Sunday 8th July 2018

Uruguay's 2014 World Cup dream ended in the Round Of 16. This year, they went a step further. Los Charrúas breezed past the group stages, picking up wins against a spirited Egyptian side, deadweight Saudi Arabia and in-form…