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Premier League
5 underrated Manchester City players this season
09:00 Saturday 9th March 2019

If Francisco Goya lived 200 years later, he wouldn't have been a Manchester City fan, nor even a Barcelona follower. The Spanish romantic painter was Aragonian and more likely to sport a Zaragoza kit. Regardless, the five players featured…

Germany
Why Germany must make peace with Mesut Ozil immediately
09:00 Sunday 28th October 2018

Even the most lasting, loving, amicable relationships can be broken into pieces by a trivial issue if not handled properly. This much is true of Mesut Ozil and the German national team. The two parties shared a fondness for one another since…

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…

Premier League
Manchester City's Squad Review: Who stays or goes in midfield
15:00 Monday 4th June 2018

Manchester City scored the Premier League's highest goal tally in history this season. The Citizens' midfield played a major part. Pep Guardiola created a powerful force in the middle of the pitch, one which provided for the forwards,…

Opinion
Is Ilkay Gundogan worth keeping around despite countless injuries?
20:00 Sunday 1st October 2017

In the summer of 2016, I think it's fair to say that Manchester City knew they were taking a gamble when they signed Ilkay Gundogan. The German midfielder had been at the heart of an absolutely stunning Borussia Dortmund side, but he wanted…

Opinion
Ilkay Gundogan – talented but just too injury prone
16:58 Thursday 21st September 2017

Easily one of the most talented midfielders in Europe. Sharp, fast, skillful and with a remarkable eye for goal, Ilkay Gundogan is a gem in midfield. But this highly-talented midfielder cannot be relied upon; not a question about his talent…

Premier League
6 Premier League players who will miss the start of next season
17:16 Thursday 8th June 2017

For players in the Premier League, the last thing they want is to be injured. Even worse is to get injured at the end of the season missing the last games or even missing the start of the next season. So let's take a look at who could be missing…

Opinion
5 Premier League players whose stock has crashed since last summer
10:30 Saturday 25th March 2017

Last summer, Premier League clubs absolutely annihilated the chequebook. By September, over 1 billion pounds had already been spent on transfers. As we gradually approach another transfer window, the scales have fallen from the eyes of these…

Opinion
Ilkay Gundogan could be out for the season - but Manchester city will survive
13:30 Friday 16th December 2016

During Manchester City's midweek game against Watford Football Club, Ilkay Gundogan suffered a serious looking injury, that could've damaged his cruciate ligaments – all but ruling him out for the remainder of the season. Obviously, that's…

Opinion
Ilkay Gundogan is firing on all cylinders
18:00 Thursday 3rd November 2016

Much has been made in the media of the acrimonious exclusion from the first team of Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure, it's fair to say his time in Manchester has been anything but low key. That infamous incident with the birthday cake and currently…

European Football
Twitter goes nuts as Man City finally break Barcelona spell
16:57 Wednesday 2nd November 2016

Barcelona shockingly received a dose of their own medicine as Pep Guardiola managed to beat the ‘demons' he created, for the first time as Manchester City boss. The Citizens recovered from a 4-0 humiliation at the Nou Camp to thrash the Catalans…

Opinion
Why Mourinho's handling of Schweinsteiger has been despicable
18:00 Friday 7th October 2016

Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German legend, a World Cup winner and one of the greatest midfielders of all time, but apparently,  he's not deemed good enough to play for an average United side? Instead, Mourinho has shamelessly cast him away…

Opinion
Manchester City and Pep Guardiola can dominate the Premier League
18:20 Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Expectations are high at Manchester City this season with the arrival of Pep Guardiola; the club will want to quickly put last season's disappointing campaign behind them, and focus on winning silverware in the season ahead. Guardiola will…

Opinion
Mkhitaryan vs Gündogan, which Manchester team had the better deal?
16:00 Thursday 14th July 2016

In the past couple of weeks, Manchester United and Manchester city plundered Dortmund in search of a solution to their creative midfield deficiencies. Their search culminated in both clubs shelling out a combined fee of not less than £50 million…

Opinion
Hit or miss: The biggest Premier League transfers so far
15:24 Thursday 7th July 2016

We have already seen some huge deals go through in the Premier League, as each club looks to find the next superstar that will improve their teams. We take a look at the most significant signings to have taken place up until now and consider…