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How injuries could destroy Neymar’s fine career
17:00 Tuesday 15th October 2019

Think about this, Paris Saint-Germain pays taxes for Neymar before they pay him his weekly wages. Investopedia ranks the Brazilian as the third highest-paid football player in the world. But the Brazilian's career is beginning…

Football
Who are Famalicao?
12:00 Wednesday 9th October 2019

A small team from Northern Portugal is tearing up the Portuguese Primera Liga. They go by the name Famalicao. Heard of them before this season? Most likely not. And you shouldn’t be faulted. Famalicao does not play in Europe’s big…

Football
Why the FIFPro World XI continues to annoy everyone
12:00 Tuesday 1st October 2019

Among the most prestigious accolades a footballer can receive is to be named among the FIFPro World XI. Sadly, not many players ever get to receive that honour. It explains why footballers and fans become highly incensed when a player…

Football
Why can't this generation's best transcend to major tournaments?
12:02 Friday 12th July 2019

Legend and myth give us many warriors whose strength or skill in battle made them worth ten or more normal soldiers. Hercules, Achilles, Karna, Beowulf, Atalanta, Cu Chulainn. Football has its share of such heroes from Pele to Cruijff…

Football
Who are football’s next generation of villains?
12:00 Monday 17th June 2019

The game has always tried to promote itself as a dignified profession. Heroics are celebrated, talented footballers held up as role models. More money also means more propaganda depicting the beautiful game as a pristine, unblemished competition.…

Football
How will Chelsea spend their summer?
08:00 Thursday 13th June 2019

A lady who’s addicted to shopping can panic simply from watching others do what she can't. Will Chelsea get the same sad feeling this summer? We’ll know when the Court of Arbitration for Sports issues its decision…

Football
Neymar loses Brazil’s captaincy; now Selecao lose him
16:36 Thursday 6th June 2019

Neymar da Silva Santos Junior needs help if he’s to overcome the early onset midlife crisis presently hounding his career. The star was stripped of Brazil’s captaincy in May. If he didn’t lose it then, he would’ve lost…

Womens Football
Does Ada Hegerberg’s World Cup absence hurt the women’s game?
09:00 Tuesday 4th June 2019

She’s officially the best female footballer on the planet, but Ada Hegerberg will not be gracing the Women’s World Cup with her presence this summer. The Norwegian striker has been in a self-imposed exile from the national team…

Football
Cup Weekend: Can underdogs win in Spain, Germany, Scotland?
12:00 Saturday 25th May 2019

Manchester City proved to the rest of England there’s much work to be done if they’re to ever come anywhere close. Pep Guardiola’s side swept all three domestic titles. The Cityzens couldn’t stop scoring in the FA Cup…

Premier League
Will we see Youri Tielemans in the Premier League next season? And where?
08:00 Monday 6th May 2019

He’s been around for years but, somehow, Youri Tielemans is only 21 years old. Madness. When he first entered the European football arena as a 16-year-old wonderkid at RSC Anderlecht, he was technically gifted, physically strong and possessed…

Football
What next for Adam Johnson after leaving prison?
15:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

After spending three years in HMP Mooreland, a penal institution, Adam Johnson was released. The ex-England international was sentenced to serve six years for sexually grooming an underage teenager. He served just over three. Johnson’s…

Football
Should Marcus Rashford pull a Paul Pogba?
15:00 Thursday 6th December 2018

In 2015/16, Manchester United came off yet another disappointing transfer window. They ‘panic bought’ a young Frenchman named Anthony Martial. Then 19, the kid stunned the world when he dribbled through half the Liverpool team to…

Football
Is a Manchester United return for Memphis Depay on the cards?
09:00 Monday 3rd December 2018

When Memphis Depay joined Manchester United in 2015, hopes were high United had finally found the heir to the now infamous No.7 shirt and a man to fill the gaping hole left by its last successful inhabitant, Cristiano Ronaldo. It’s…

Football
Why has Alexis Sanchez failed at Manchester United?
13:00 Saturday 1st December 2018

Alexis Sanchez was relegated to the substitute's bench again at Crystal Palace. Then he suffered an alleged hamstring injury in training that left him off the team travelling to Southampton. When Jose Mourinho first arrived at Old Trafford…

Football
Will this be David De Gea's last season at Manchester United?
08:00 Monday 26th November 2018

When David De Gea signed for Manchester United in 2011, many thought he'd be United's long-term goalkeeping solution following the legendary Edwin van der Sar's retirement. In the beginning, it's fair to say the Spaniard failed…