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Italy
Has Carlo Ancelotti flipped the script at Napoli?
19:00 Friday 20th September 2019

Napoli put high-flying Liverpool to the sword in the Champions League this week. The 2-0 result surprised the many who view the Reds as untouchable after last season's success. Until the final whistle in Madrid, however, the Merseysiders…

European Football
How can Liverpool and Napoli solve a shared problem?
08:01 Thursday 29th August 2019

Liverpool and Napoli may be totally different clubs playing in vastly different countries, but the duo shares unique similarities. For a start, they both lifted their respective league titles in 1990. If you are thinking that’s a…

Italy
How will Hirving Lozano impact PSV and Napoli?
09:01 Tuesday 27th August 2019

PSV Eindhoven gaffer Marc van Bommel suddenly resembles the Black Knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail after his club accepted €54.5 million for the two strikers who helped his team score 45 goals last campaign. Despite losing…

Italy
2019/20 Serie A preview
19:01 Friday 23rd August 2019

When Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last summer, the Portuguese star instantly brought renewed attention to Serie A. It's reported they made a 50% profit on their €105 million investment mere hours after…

Italy
2019-20 Napoli Serie A preview
19:00 Wednesday 21st August 2019

Carlo Ancelotti’s first-season trophy streak might’ve ended with Napoli, but the Don remains intent on conquering Italy again. Gli Azzurri finished behind the ever-dominant Juventus for the past few seasons, but have…

Netherlands
2019/20 Eredivisie Preview
15:01 Thursday 1st August 2019

Just over 50 years ago, Dutch football was Europe’s crown jewel. The Eredivisie rose again in the 90s when Louis van Gaal guided Ajax to a Champions League title and Johan Cruijff laid the foundation for Barcelona to become the most prolific…

Premier League
Roberto Alvarado: Who is Manchester United’s latest rumoured target?
15:00 Wednesday 12th September 2018

Anyone who has seen just one iota of Manchester United this season knows the team need to improve on two areas urgently: a centre-back and a right-winger. As it generally happens with big European teams, a plethora of names have been linked…

Champions League
5 Champions League newbies on a mission
12:00 Monday 3rd September 2018

The Champions League is here again. While perceived as merely an annual ritual by top stars, maiden initiation is a rare privilege for debutants.  As they say, first impressions matter. For good or bad. The best way to be announced is…

Netherlands
Eredivisie Preview: How all 18 clubs are shaping up
09:00 Friday 10th August 2018

European football is back. The FIFA World Cup eased the downtime. For Netherlands’ football enthusiasts, however, Russia offered little help with l'Oranje at home. The game died when Eredivisie climaxed in May. Dutch football's…

World Cup
Three shining stars from the 2018 World Cup could see big moves this summer
08:00 Wednesday 18th July 2018

Now that the World Cup is over, it is time for us to sit back and reflect on some notable standout performers. Some standout performers were familiar names such as; Harry Kane, Eden Hazard and Luka Modric. However, others weren’t so well-known,…

World Cup
5 Gems unearthed at Russia 2018 this far
09:30 Wednesday 4th July 2018

Proponents of young footballing talent keep their eyes peeled for the next big thing in football during every World Cup. Seventeen-year-old Pele set the precedent in 1958. Don’t worry, I wasn’t born then. But I was well on…

World Cup
World Cup last 16: 7 stars primed to make an impact
09:00 Saturday 30th June 2018

This enthralling World Cup has brought about several huge talking points. In particular the rights and wrongs of using VAR. With the tournament now approaching its business end, the excitement will only increase. Strap yourself in and enjoy…

Transfers
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…

World Cup
World Cup Group F: Sweden can't build wall; must attack Mexico to progress
08:30 Wednesday 27th June 2018

Mexico has been arguably the most pleasant surprise at the 2018 FIFA World Cup so far, registering two wins in two, toppling Germany in the process. Juan Carlos Osorio’s men have looked mightily impressive and are just one point away…

World Cup
Nerves of steel? Can Germany prove their mental strength?
08:00 Saturday 23rd June 2018

Two thoughts dominate my mind regarding die Mannschaft. In the words of American politician Alan Grayson: When nobody is paying attention, anything is possible. And those of Gary Lineker In the end, the Germans always win. So what if it’s…