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Womens Football
Who is Chiamaka Nnadozie?
12:00 Thursday 20th June 2019

The occasion was a 2019 Women’s World Cup match involving Nigeria and South Korea. Minute 17, the Koreans break quickly after a brilliant interchange of passes in midfield. Rita Chikwelu, the Nigerian midfield bulldozer, is left for dead…

Premier League
Why Paul Pogba leaving Man United makes sense for all parties
08:30 Monday 17th June 2019

Mercurial Frenchman Paul Pogba has made his intentions clear. He wants to depart from Manchester United this summer. Can you really blame him? The Old Trafford outfit has been in rebuild mode over the last half-decade but the harsh reality…

Womens Football
It's Nikita Parris' time
17:00 Saturday 15th June 2019

It's common knowledge that Sergio Aguero has been firing Manchester City to success in the Premier League and English football as a whole. What is less known though is that Nikita Parris has been doing a similar job for the female Citizens…

Womens Football
Brazil more than a one-woman team
15:00 Tuesday 11th June 2019

A nine-game losing streak is usually not associated with Brazilian football but that is what the Selecao women endured for the better part of a year. From a country where football means much more than many would understand, the South…

Womens Football
Top Europeans stars to watch in Women's World Cup
08:00 Thursday 6th June 2019

One would think the Champions League finale marked the football calender’s end. However, they wouldn’t be any more wrong. Club competition is now taking a backseat, but the international scene is spicing up. The FIFA Women’s…

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…

France
What happened to Aleksandr Golovin at Monaco?
08:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

When Russia started the World Cup in 2018 as the lowest ranked team in the tournament (70th in the world), not much was expected. A string of poor results in friendly games heading into the competition led many to think the Russians…

Italy
Has Tiemoue Bakayoko ruined his chances of a permanent AS Milan move?
08:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

Any footballer who starts a game on the bench would be delighted to get on the pitch as a substitute, right? Tell that to Tiemoue Bakayoko. AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso wanted him to replace Lucas Biglia in the first half of the match against…

France
Paris Saint-Germain at the crossroads with Thomas Tuchel
12:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

Winning the domestic double (or treble if you add the Coupe de la Ligue) has become synonymous with Paris Saint-Germain for several seasons now. Each of Laurent Blanc and Unai Emery kept what is fast becoming a tradition for the French giants…

France
Can PSG hold onto Kylian Mbappe long term?
12:00 Tuesday 2nd April 2019

What more is there to be said about Kylian Mbappe? At just 20, the youngster's achievements already surpass most footballer's dreams. Already among the best in the world when he burst onto the scene in 2016, his progress in…

France
Is Mario Balotelli the Jose Mourinho of players?
09:00 Friday 8th March 2019

It’s interesting to note that Mario Balotelli didn’t become so popular until Jose Mourinho arrived at Inter Milan in June 2008. Not long after, player and coach weren’t seeing eye-to-eye. One had to make way. So began…

Football
Is Kylian Mbappe FIFA's crown prince?
09:00 Wednesday 20th February 2019

Nothing hurt French fans more than seeing a one-legged Cristiano Ronaldo lifting the European trophy in their cathedral after 120 minutes of hard word from his compatriots. It was a night to forget for the host nation. You could feel the pain…

France
What has gone wrong for Rudi Garcia and Marseille?
09:00 Wednesday 6th February 2019

AS Monaco has grabbed all the headlines for its uncharacteristic struggles in Ligue 1 this season and rightly so. But Marseille has a seat on the same table, too... The 2018 Europa League finalists have been a shadow of themselves this term…

France
Neymar's injury, Thomas Tuchel, PSG's nightmare
09:00 Saturday 2nd February 2019

The Parc des Princes trophy cabinet still lacks the desired centrepiece. The French League Cup, Coupe de la Ligue and the Ligue 1 title are deeded to Paris Saint-Germain since the Qatari Investment Authority purchased the club. Leonardo…

France
New Club, Same Balotelli
15:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

The deal is done. Mario Balotelli’s transfer to Olympique Marseille is complete. Where does this leave the former Manchester City and Liverpool striker? For better or for worse, he continues to make headlines. Balotelli controls the 12-yard…