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Premier League
Can Andre Onana replace Hugo Lloris at Spurs?
12:01 Thursday 7th November 2019

Despite his absence with a dislocated elbow, Hugo Lloris remains Tottenham Hotspur’s first-choice keeper. At 32, however, he's already reached his peak. His time with the North London side nears its end. Spurs must plan for that event.…

Who could Chelsea sign to replace Thibaut Courtois?
09:00 Sunday 29th July 2018

After a disastrous title defence, this was always going to be a busy summer for Chelsea. It just took a little longer to get started than everyone anticipated. Antonio Conte was set to be sacked following his FA Cup triumph, Maurizio Sarri…

Why Gianluigi Donnarumma might never reach his potential with AC Milan
08:00 Thursday 26th July 2018

Gianluigi Donnarumma is a 19-year-old Italian net-minder with precocious talent. He is widely regarded as Gianluigi Buffon’s long-term successor with Italy and possibly Juventus. But Buffon’s shoes are bigger than even a 6'5"…

How will UEFA ban affect AC Milan?
12:00 Friday 29th June 2018

Roughly one month ago, things were looking up for AC Milan. The team had finished sixth in Serie A, reached the Coppa Italia final and qualified for the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League group stage. It wasn’t the best return on a £200…

6 young stars ready to break out in Europe
08:00 Friday 29th June 2018

Across Europe, there are young players making their name with teams outside the elite clubs. You can always be sure European and Premier League big spenders in the Premier League are keeping an eye. Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern, Paris…

International Friendlies: England v Italy: A Combined XI
17:28 Tuesday 27th March 2018

The Three Lions are set to face Italy at the Wembley tonight. England have won only one of their last seven matches against the Azzurri. Their last encounter ended in a 1-1 draw in 2015. Gareth Southgate’s side has been unbeaten in last…

Szczesny moulding himself into Buffon heir
10:00 Friday 12th January 2018

In football, as with other sports, succeeding an iconic figure is by no way an easy task. Gianluigi Buffon is one of those many youngsters wouldn't dare trail his path. Wojciech Szczesny took up that monstrous challenge in the…

At 18, Gianluigi Donnarumma's focus should be football
10:00 Saturday 16th December 2017

The football world was shocked when scenes emerged of AC Milan goalkeeper Gianlugi Donnarumma crying profusely after a 3-0 win over Chievo Verona. The teenage shotstopper has earned his fair share of criticism. It came to a head, however, after…

World Cup
Four players Italy should build around
16:00 Sunday 19th November 2017

There is no question that one of the biggest disappointments during the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers was Italy's elimination against Sweden. The Azzurri were the stronger team on paper, but failed to defeat an organised Swedish side and ended…

Golden Boy 2017: The contenders, pretenders and outsiders
13:00 Thursday 21st September 2017

It's around that time of the year where Europe's Golden Boy is recognised. With 25 youngsters vying for the top prize, we find out who rightfully deserves to depose Renato Sanchez. Inaugurated in 2003 by an Italian newspaper, Tuttosport, the…

Youth Scout
Golden Boy 2017: Top picks to win the award
23:15 Tuesday 19th September 2017

The Golden Boy award has been previously won by world-class talents like Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Wayne Rooney, Cesc Fabregas, Isco and Paul Pogba. All of these talents went on to find their potential and had the world at their feet. Recent…

Analysing Donnarumma's New Contract
12:30 Wednesday 5th July 2017

Gianluigi Donnarumma just earned himself a €6 million salary with AC Milan. Was it a good deal for both parties? Can Donnarumma live up to his price tag? Let's look at the specifics. Mega SalaryWith this new contract, Donnarumma will become…

Did Gianluigi Donnarumma stab Milan in the back or save his career?
10:30 Monday 26th June 2017

AC Milan for many years has been one of the biggest and most prestigious clubs in Europe. However, in recent years, the Rossoneri have been enduring a downward spiral; so much so, a move to play for the once great AC Milan can now be seen as…

Peter Schmeichel dreaming of Manchester United move for his son
15:00 Saturday 24th June 2017

Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel has been quoted as saying it would be 'a dream' to see his son, Kasper, playing for the Red Devils in the future. Much of the early transfer talk has disappeared in recent weeks but Schmeichel could…

Ten Top U21 Players in Europe
14:00 Saturday 1st April 2017

There are few more exciting sights in football than seeing a young player burst onto the scene, playing with talent and flair that pulls fans from their seats, and a seasoned professional's assurance. In no particular order, let's take a look…