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Bundesliga
Can Borussia Dortmund's new system bring short-term success?
09:01 Tuesday 25th February 2020

Borussia Dortmund witnessed their season falling apart in late November. Poor results mingled with defensive errors put Lucien Favre’s job under threat. Then he found his own eureka moment. Rather than sticking with the attacking…

Bundesliga
How did I wake up in Erling Braut-Haaland's world?
08:01 Tuesday 25th February 2020

Clearly we were mistaken. We don’t live in the real world. Rather, we are all part of an elaborate backdrop in a young boy’s daydream. There is no other way to explain Erling Braut-Haaland. As children, we would play all day then,…

Champions League
Are Mbappe and Haaland the new Messi and Ronaldo?
09:01 Saturday 22nd February 2020

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo held the football universe spellbound with scintillating displays in the last decade. The duo shares 11 of the 12 Ballon d'Ors since 2008. Only Luka Modric broke the hegemony in 2018. During…

Germany
Are BVB giving Bayern reason to panic?
17:00 Monday 3rd February 2020

Bayern Munich top the Bundesliga again. Die Roten won the German top-flight the last seven years running. While the championships don't always come easily, backing the Bavarians is more often than not a profitable wager. Plan B [pun intended]…

Bundesliga
Why Borussia Dortmund is perfect for Erling Haaland
09:01 Thursday 2nd January 2020

Young players who rise overnight and earn major transfers shouldn't shock football fans anymore. Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele, Frenkie de Jong, Matthijs de Ligt and Joao Felix all switched clubs for sizeable fees in the past few years.…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Twelve dreamers dreaming
08:01 Wednesday 1st January 2020

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Twelve dreamers dreaming, Eleven keepers keeping, Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown,…

Premier League
Who is Liverpool's latest transfer target, Takumi Minamino?
12:00 Tuesday 17th December 2019

As the winter transfer window approaches, clubs reinforce their squad to tackle managerial and tactical shifts, injuries and breakout problems. You don't see many big names switching clubs mid-season but a recent trend is to buy…

Premier League
Should Manchester United spend big in January?
19:00 Monday 18th November 2019

For the Manchester United fans amongst us, you'll probably know that today, the Old Trafford outfit published their latest financial figures. For those that didn't know, well now you do... It seems as good a time as any to talk about…

Bundesliga
Alcacer out; Dortmund lack Plan B
09:01 Tuesday 29th October 2019

Ever since Lucien Favre took over, Borussia Dortmund have earned the reputation for playing enthralling attacking football and more importantly, scoring goals. Sure, their defensive work might be sub-par, but finishing off beautifully scripted…

Champions League
Are RB Salzburg the new Ajax?
12:00 Sunday 27th October 2019

It wasn’t too long ago when RB Salzburg were barely recognised in Europe. Those days are now long gone. Having put up admirable fights against Europe’s best in the Champions League this season, they’ve emerged as a real surprise…

Champions League
Erling Haaland: What is so special about him?
09:00 Saturday 19th October 2019

Erling Haaland is a hot name in Europe right now. The Norwegian teenager scored a hat-trick in his Champions League debut. He made headlines over the summer when he scored nine goals in a 12-0 rout over Honduras in the FIFA…