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Champions League
Job one for Guardiola: Don't let Schalke romp go to players' heads
12:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Pep Guardiola described Manchester City as teenagers in the Champions League. Managers play mind games to motivate players but they can also be brutally honest. Whichever it was in this case, the Sky Blues remain outsiders in the competition…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: Can Manchester City do it again?
08:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Manchester City tore the Premier League apart last season. Pep Guardiola masterminded a complete annihilation of the opposition as City left every other team for dead. Even second-placed Manchester United were so far behind they seemed to have…

World Cup
World Cup Quarterfinal: Is there a better matchup in this round than Brazil v Belgium?
09:30 Friday 6th July 2018

Beautifully flawed in their own ways, Brazil and Belgium meet in the quarter-finals, providing the tie of the round. A glittering array of stars have threatened to sparkle, but have only twinkled thus far - will this encounter…

World Cup
5 underperforming players at the World Cup
12:30 Thursday 5th July 2018

With daily thrillers, classics and most importantly giant-killings, this World Cup hasn't disappointed. The play has been focused more on scoring than parking the bus. We have been entertained. That said, it hasn't been perfect.…

World Cup
Brazil cruising towards a sixth star
12:30 Wednesday 4th July 2018

Every four years, the conversation comes around to who we think will win the World Cup. you can always expect the same answers. Optimists will say England while the realists will have a punt at Germany. Argentina, Italy and Spain will…

World Cup
World Cup Group E: With or without Neymar, Brazil must handle Costa Rica
08:30 Friday 22nd June 2018

Brazil wasn't at destructive best against Switzerland. Talisman Neymar was most culpable. Philippe Coutinho took up the mantle, but his superbly curled effort proved not enough. The Selecao will be out to show their opening draw with…

Premier League
Manchester City's Squad Review: Who stays or goes in attack?
15:00 Thursday 14th June 2018

Manchester City’s forward lineup is the envy of the entire Premier League, if not the continent. Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling plundered 84 goals in all competitions between them this season. The quartet…

World Cup
Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Who will be the tournament's best young player?
09:30 Thursday 14th June 2018

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest stage of them all. Sucess doesn’t come on a silver platter. Being a quadrennial event, players only get the chance to feature once when they're regarded as toddlers. Certain youngsters have used this…

World Cup
Who will win the Golden Boot at Russia 2018?
17:30 Wednesday 13th June 2018

Won by Colombia’s James Rodriguez in Brazil last time out, the Golden Boot (often referred to as the Golden Shoe and confused with the Golden ball) is awarded to the player who scores the most goals. So, who will take home the prize in…

World Cup
Roberto Firmino or Gabriel Jesus: Who should Brazil opt for in the World Cup?
08:00 Saturday 9th June 2018

There are only five days to wait until the World Cup begins. As five-time champions, Brazil is under pressure to meet high expectations after producing a horror show on home soil in 2014, hammered 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final. Manager…

Transfers
5 big-name players who could switch clubs this summer
18:00 Monday 16th April 2018

With the major European leagues entering their final stretch, the transfer window is just around the corner. Stories are already starting to surface detailing supposed deals that could take place in the coming months.  Here are 5 potential…

Premier League
Manchester City vulnerability at the back exposed
08:30 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Celebrations were halted at the Etihad Stadium immediately when Chris Smalling scored the goal that turned out to be the winner for Manchester United Saturday. That was after Paul Pogba had scored twice in two minutes to drag United…

Premier League
Everton 1-3 Manchester City: three stand-out performers
08:00 Sunday 1st April 2018

The champions-elect travelled west to face Sam Allardyce's Evertonians at Goodison Park. Since Ronald Koeman was given his marching papers in October, Allardyce has steered a wayward Toffees ship using resolute defending and pace down the…

Capital One Cup
3 key battles: Arsenal vs Manchester City
11:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The 2018 League Cup Final at Wembley promises to be a spectacular affair.  Two attacking teams square up against each other. Arsenal will be hoping to win their first League Cup in over two decades and the first under Arsene Wenger's…

Premier League
Best Premier League youngsters in 2017-18
08:30 Sunday 14th January 2018

"If you're good enough, you're old enough."  Sir Matt Busby said that when discussing the challenges in building a new squad after the Munich Air Disaster. Many viewed the remark as needs must, preferring experience to…