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France
Who is Lyon's Tanguy Ndombele?
15:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018

Tanguy Ndombele was the only new addition to Didier Deschamps' France squad for Les Bleus' upcoming international fixtures, but those who follow the 21-year-old closely will know that his first senior call-up was only a matter of time…

France
Is Neymar eyeing the 2019 Ballon d'Or?
12:00 Monday 8th October 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia was expected to be Neymar's and Brazil's time to shine. Instead, the Brazilian captain made the headlines for all the wrong reasons as the Selecao bowed out in the quarter-finals. But the former Barcelona…

Usa
How Paul Pogba proves the United States can win the World Cup
17:00 Friday 28th September 2018

People like to believe athleticism transcends individual sports. It’s not untrue. Athletes on both sides of the Atlantic have excelled at more than one sport. Ron Tindall played football for Chelsea, West Ham, Reading and Portsmouth from…

Opinion
Guendouzi: Arsenal's new Frenchman? Hold that thought
09:00 Sunday 23rd September 2018

Few in North London, let alone England, knew of Matteo Guendouzi before his summer transfer to Arsenal. Unai Emery plugged him straight into the lineup. After playing all five Premier League fixtures in 2018/19, he appears completely at…

France
Is Patrick Vieira having a time in Nice?
15:00 Monday 17th September 2018

'Those who do, can't teach' is a saying to suggest great players usually become bad managers. Apparently, as on-pitch craft is perfected, the ability to communicate understanding often gets worse. Good examples are Diego Maradona,…

International
Why Matteo Guendouzi should choose to represent Morocco
15:00 Friday 14th September 2018

The career tangent of every footballer is sandwiched between the choices they make. Whether players make the decisions solely themselves or are influenced by others, they're forced to either enjoy or endure the outcome.   For…

France
Ibrahim Sangare: Another N'Golo Kante in the making?
15:00 Monday 10th September 2018

Football fairy tales are incomplete without N'Golo Kante’s Leicester City episode. The Foxes charmed hearts with an aggressive, expansive brand, culminating in the Premier League. Diminutive yet powerful, Kante was the linchpin…

France
Is Kylian Mbappe building a bad boy reputation that could damage career?
15:00 Friday 7th September 2018

Amongst other accolades, Kylian Mbappe is a two-time Ligue 1 champion and a World Cup winner. He is also the world's best young player at the moment, according to FIFA. And all these have been accomplished as a teenager. Few players can…

France
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's agent deserves pay rise
09:00 Friday 7th September 2018

Some transfers have shocked us over the years, but one recent deal certainly made us check twice. Stoke City's Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has now been confirmed as a Paris Saint-Germain player. But how did this come about? Born in Hamburg,…

International
France vs Germany: Tricky test awaits both in Nations League opener
09:00 Thursday 6th September 2018

France's recent World Cup winners were greeted to a heroic welcome at their Clairefontaine training base this week. It's now time to move on, though. The new season has already begun. International breaks are never too far behind.  …

France
Why Bordeaux promises to be a tricky debut for Thierry Henry
09:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

Thierry Henry's been linked with nearly every managerial opening except Chelsea's since declaring his intent to begin a solo coaching career. Bordeaux is the latest, most likely destination. As they say, charity begins at home. Gus…

France
Why Mbappe could eclipse Neymar at PSG
17:00 Thursday 23rd August 2018

In any team sport, there’s space for just one main man. No matter it's extreme star-studded nature. Even in a galaxy, a particular star glows better than the rest. At Paris Saint-Germain, that shining light is Neymar. But this may…

France
Who is PSG's €37 million signing Thilo Kehrer?
09:00 Wednesday 22nd August 2018

It's rare for Paris Saint-Germain to splash the cash on a defender. It's the area in the squad that most needed attention. So, the club decided to pay Schalke 04 €37 million (£33m) for Thilo Kehrer. The 21-year-old…

France
AS Monaco: Meet the next generation
12:00 Tuesday 21st August 2018

Some call it transition, others say it's normal business but clearly AS Monaco is evolving. Once again, the Principality club's top stars have been cherry-picked by bigger European tourists. As usual, they reinvested a meagre sum from…

Italy
Steven N'Zonzi faces new challenge with Roma in Serie A
15:00 Sunday 19th August 2018

Rumoured to be joining Arsenal this summer, Steven N'Zonzi has gone against the paper talk, recently completing a move from Sevilla to Italian side AS Roma. The speculation is now over with, as the Frenchman begins to settle into life with…

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