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World Cup
Can South America's finest wrestle the World Cup from Europe?
17:00 Tuesday 12th June 2018

There is not much longer to wait now. The Fifa World Cup is almost here. In two days' time, hosts Russia will kick-off proceedings against Saudi Arabia.  Although the World Cup is a 32-nation global event, the Europeans have dominated…

Opinion
Champions League draw: Tales of the London clubs
12:14 Wednesday 13th September 2017

For the first time in over 20 years, Arsenal will not be competing in the Champions League. Is it sad? As a Manchester United fan, no. As a fan of English sides doing well, no because they don't really get anywhere. It's been 7 years since…

Opinion
Champions League draw: Tales of the Manchester clubs
13:30 Wednesday 6th September 2017

It's only a week before the Champions League group stages begin. This is the first time England have had five sides in the Champions League and the strongest sides look to be based in the north, particularly Manchester. The two Manchester clubs…

Opinion
What we learnt from the 2017 UEFA Super Cup
10:30 Thursday 10th August 2017

In 2017's version of the UEFA Super Cup, it was the Champions League winners Real Madrid that reigned victorious. Los Blancos defeated the Europa League winners, Manchester United 2-1 with goals from Casemiro and Isco. The victory continues…

Opinion
Conte: Time to give the academy players a chance
09:30 Tuesday 25th July 2017

Nathaniel Chalobah, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Izzy Brown, Andreas Christesen, Kurt Zouma, Kenedy, Lewis Baker, even Michu Batshuayi. These are the players that are being stunted in pursuit of immediate success. But this is a philosophy that has been…

Opinion
Defensive midfielders are finally getting the plaudits they deserve
16:10 Thursday 6th July 2017

Defensive midfielders have been slowly coming to the forefront for a little while now. But the Premier League has genuinely overseen the elevation of these players into the spotlight. The blueprint of yesteryearThe position of defensive midfield…

Opinion
How Gylfi Sigurdsson has outclassed all of Europe's superstars
12:00 Wednesday 29th March 2017

He might not be playing in Europe but incredibly, Icelandic midfielder, Gylfi Sigurdsson, has already outperformed all of the continent's most creative players this season. Paul Clement's astonishing effects has been visible all over Swansea…

Opinion
This season’s overachieving clubs in the top European Leagues
20:50 Thursday 26th January 2017

We have become accustomed to the same teams, which possess the strongest squads and greatest financial backing, winning their domestic title, year-on-year. The league success of an underdog is increasingly rare, but across Europe this season,…

Premier League
Could the weather disrupt games this weekend?
18:30 Thursday 12th January 2017

With the forecast across the UK towards the end of the week mentioning snow, will games be affected? As there will be games scheduled up and down the country, travelling fans may need to take precaution. Weather forecasters believe there to…

European Football
Europa League a Possibility for Chelsea
17:30 Friday 4th March 2016

If the Premier League was six games old, Chelsea would sit just behind Spurs in second place after a solid start to the season. Unfortunately, for Blue's fans it isn't, their nightmare start to the season happened, they gave up any hope of…

Opinion
Five Things We Learnt As World Cup Qualifying Concluded
16:44 Friday 18th October 2013

Jack Kitson looks at five things we learnt from the conclusion of the European World Cup Qualifiers this week... Two years of see-saw action finally came to a close this week with the conclusion of the group stages of qualifying for the 2014…

Football
Back To Square One For Arsenal?
12:45 Saturday 25th August 2012

So Manchester United have won the race to capture Arsenal captain and talisman, Robin van Persie. Arsene Wenger has spent the best part of £40m in a desperate attempt to keep hold of the prolific Dutchman; however, all of Arsene's endeavours…

Football
Where Has The Cup Magic Gone?
18:30 Monday 19th March 2012

Football fans of every generation are brought up on the magical stories of the FA Cup, tales of glory and giant-killing, of heroes and villains.From an early age, our minds are instilled with images of Ronnie Radford's famous muck-sodden winner…

Football
Wieser breaks new ground for Liechtenstein
23:41 Friday 10th February 2012

A country the size of Liechtenstein does not often produce players to get that excited about, and when that is true of a country, there can be a tendency to label those who merely show promise as a future national saviour.Liechtenstein's new…

Football
Deep Issues Lie Ahead For Chelsea
00:11 Friday 10th February 2012

Andre-Villas Boas (AVB) arrived at the Bridge facing an extremely tough task: turning an ageing squad with an average age of 27 boasting high ego's into a rejuvenated, creative yet strong and fearless squad challenging for the Premier League…