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Spain
Have Merengues turned the corner ahead of El Derbi Madrileno?
12:00 Saturday 28th September 2019

Two draws in the first three league games of the new season raised concerns about Real Madrid’s and Zinedine Zidane’s readiness to challenge for the title. After a rather forgetful campaign last term that led to a series of signings…

Spain
Panic at the Bernabeu
08:00 Sunday 22nd September 2019

Have you read the book--sorry, what am I saying? Have you seen the film where the baby is born into an obscenely wealthy family, grows up wanting for nothing, graduates from the best university not because his parents have money but because…

Spain
Should Real Madrid regret selling Ronaldo?
09:00 Sunday 15th September 2019

There's nothing as frustrating as seeing former players flourish elsewhere. Gambling that age was about to catch up to their talisman, Real Madrid sold their most influential player to Juventus last summer. The gamble didn't pay…

Spain
Why Zinedine Zidane owes Gareth Bale an apology
16:01 Saturday 24th August 2019

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has made a remarkable U-turn on his position concerning Gareth Bale. The Frenchman courted controversy last month when comments he made regarding the Welsh star's future were considered distasteful in…

France
Will Real Madrid hijack Neymar away from Barcelona? Should they?
12:00 Sunday 18th August 2019

Neymar Junior stands out among the best of his generation. The Brazilian's dribbling skills, creativity and scoring ability are remarkably delightful. You can watch his video clips over and over again because they are breathtaking.…

Spain
2019/20 Real Madrid La Liga preview
19:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

They say enjoy your success while it lasts. Real Madrid surely did that winning three Champions Leagues on the bounce. Unfortunately for Los Blancos, as they say, it doesn't last. The Spanish giants are now on the opposite end of the…

Transfers
6 'Most Unwanted' players in Europe
12:00 Monday 29th July 2019

When Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen wrote “I want you to want me” in 1978, he wasn’t thinking about the UEFA transfer window. If he was, Nielsen was 25 years ahead of his time. The first window opened in 2003. Nevertheless,…

Premier League
Should Tottenham re-sign Gareth Bale?
19:01 Wednesday 24th July 2019

Dreams can turn into nightmares. Many footballers know that feeling. Just ask Philippe Coutinho, Alexis Sanchez, James Rodriguez, Neymar Junior, Renato Sanches and Alvaro Morata. Another star who belongs on the list is Gareth…

Premier League
Equal Time: Manchester United need a new right winger as Mason Greenwood isn't it
09:01 Thursday 18th July 2019

Manchester United have been using makeshift players on the wings for far too long. First, it was Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young who converted from wide-forwards to defensive wing-backs, now the club has a serious problem with forcing…

Transfers
3 possible Neymar replacements at Paris Saint-Germain
15:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

The Neymar saga drags on. Extraordinarily talented, a trailblazer some would say, the Brazilian attacker comes with his own set of problems. Such has put his Paris Saint-Germain future in severe doubt. He’s gone as far as to miss a week’s…

Premier League
Are Neymar, Gareth Bale, aces up Ed Woodward's #GlazersOut sleeve?
09:00 Monday 1st July 2019

The #GlazersOut movement continues to rage on social media. Its main points are that the American owners take too much money out of the club and put nothing back. Millions are spent on servicing debt and remunerating a board whose group picture…

Spain
Why is Gareth Bale universally disliked at Real Madrid?
08:01 Sunday 30th June 2019

Of all the transfer rumours and what might and might not happen this summer, one thing is sure; Gareth Bale will be leaving Real Madrid. Where he’ll end up, with his wages proving a considerable stumbling block to any move remains…

Premier League
Why Eriksen should heed Bale and Coutinho's warnings before ditching Tottenham
17:00 Tuesday 11th June 2019

A major blow was dealt to Tottenham Hotspur recently when Christian Eriksen announced plans to move on this summer. The Dane’s confession came only three days after Spurs’ heartbreak in the Champions League final. He told reporters,…

Spain
Equal time: Is Gareth Bale done?
08:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Six years ago, a young Welsh lad who played for Spurs was the hottest property around. He was destroying Premier League defences for fun as an attacking left winger, a long way from the scrawny left-back almost sold to Birmingham for £3million…

Spain
Real Madrid's performance under Zinedine Zidane vindicates Julen Lopetegui
08:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

It has been a season to forget for Real Madrid after the tremendous success from twelve months ago. Zinedine Zidane capped off a third campaign with the club by leading, the team to an unexpected treble of Champions League trophy wins.…