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Premier League
Equal Time: Arsenal must never hire Mourinho
09:01 Saturday 9th November 2019

When a man stays in a job for more than two decades, there should be a lasting legacy. Arsene Wenger oversaw the most successful period in Arsenal's history on and off the pitch. He won 17 trophies in total, including three Premier League…

Managerial News
Imagining the Jose Mourinho testimonial
08:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

I ate Chinese last night. The fortune cookie spooked me. Ability will enable a man to get to the top but character will keep him from falling. How did they know I was planning to write about Jose Mourinho? The Special One is finding it difficult…

Opinion
Manchester United aren't ready for David de Gea to leave
08:00 Tuesday 9th April 2019

Progressing is a word heard but not seen when it comes to contract negotiations between David de Gea and Manchester United. Now, the club must deal with an additional suitor beyond Real Madrid. Paris Saint-Germain reportedly threw their hat…

Features
Iker Casillas rolling back the years at Porto
12:00 Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Iker Casillas could have retired after spending 16 successful years with Real Madrid. The legendary Spanish goalkeeper won almost all there is to win in football with the club and the Spanish national team. So at the ripe age of 34, he could…

Premier League
Is Jose Mourinho's third-season syndrome a myth? 
08:00 Tuesday 27th November 2018

For years now, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho endures speculation of a third-season implosion at every new club he manages. Critics believe he wears players out in the first two years, both mentally and physically, leading…

Spain
When did Real Madrid last finish outside La Liga's top 3?
16:00 Saturday 3rd March 2018

After their defeat to Espanyol on Tuesday, the possibility of Real Madrid finishing outside the top 3 in La Liga has because much more feasible. They currently sit just one point ahead of Valencia (who are in 4th) and are way off the pace of…

Opinion
Jose Mourinho's brilliant man management at Manchester United
09:30 Wednesday 27th September 2017

Jose Mourinho's past record with players isn't great. Iker Casillas, Kaka, even Juan Mata at Chelsea feuded with him. What's changed at Old Trafford? Mourinho is among the top managers in the world. Be it mind games, the media,…

Features
2017-18 Champions League's real group of death
09:00 Friday 25th August 2017

When the UEFA Champions League draw is announced, experts rush to determine the so-called group of death. It happens every year; 2017/18 is no different. With the UEFA Champions League Group Stage draw completed, the first question asked is…

Opinion
Who Could Los Angeles FC Sign This Summer?
13:00 Sunday 9th July 2017

Four years on from the announcement that Los Angeles FC would be joining the MLS, the club are entering their final 12 months before their first competitive matches take place. As it stands, the club only have two players on their books who…

Opinion
Are Liverpool doomed to fail yet again next season?
09:30 Wednesday 31st May 2017

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side face a vital summer in their Premier League growth as they look to regain their title as a true heavyweight of football. They have begun this long and arduous journey by securing a berth in next season's Champions…

World Cup
Four Reasons Why Spain Can Make It Four From four In Brazil
13:01 Thursday 10th April 2014

Spain's 2014 World Cup credentials were ruthlessly written off by many critics following their comprehensive 3-0 defeat to Brazil in the 2013 Confederations Cup final, however, it would be ridiculous to rule out the chances of a team not only…

Football
Euro 2012 Match Report: Croatia 0-1 Spain
23:21 Monday 18th June 2012
By Rob

Spain reached the quarter finals of Euro 2012 with a 1-0 victory over a plucky Croatian side, in a game that the holders could, and possibly should, have lost.Croatia missed a couple of gilt-edged chances and were denied a stonewall first half…

Football
Euro 2012 Match Report: Italy 1-1 Spain
20:46 Sunday 10th June 2012
By Rob

The first clash between two of Europe's footballing heavyweights at Euro 2012 ended all square, as Italy and reigning champions Spain played out a 1-1 draw.Spain made the odd decision to start the match without a recognised striker, with Cesc…

Football
A New Era For Goalkeepers
20:31 Tuesday 13th March 2012

The loneliest, most outcast position on the football pitch is the goalkeeper. One in a team, two on the pitch, both modelling a fashion trend for all other participants with their differing and unique style of kit. A position seldom understood…