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International
Gonzalo Higuain's retirement: Good or bad for Argentina?
12:00 Sunday 31st March 2019

This is not the best of times for Argentine football. And it's been a long time coming. For a country that once dominated the game globally winning the World Cup in 1978 and 1986, while producing some of the best players in the world, it's…

World Cup
Argentina Should Blame Jorge Sampaoli, Not Lionel Messi For World Cup Outcome
15:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018

There has been a lot of criticism towards Lionel Messi for Argentina's draw against Iceland in the 2018 FIFA World Cup opener this past Saturday. At some point, he should get some criticism after failing to convert a penalty. However,…

Premier League
Gary Neville and Jose Mourinho's handbags over Scott McTominay
09:00 Tuesday 15th May 2018

Jose Mourinho and Gary Neville remain mired in the first stage of their Donald Trump/Kim Jong Un relationship. Don’t ask me who's who. You can’t tell by their haircuts. I suppose if GNev is the North Korean dictator that makes…

World Cup
Lionel Messi leading Argentina to World Cup glory is the final piece of his greatness jigsaw
09:30 Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Lionel Messi's name will forever be remembered in football history. His greatness is not in doubt but is he really as immortal as many believe? His talent is unquestioned but his impact on the beautiful game is diminished given he…

Spain
Lionel Messi should thank Javier Mascherano for always being there
08:00 Friday 26th January 2018

Tombstone is an excellent movie largely due to Val Kilmer’s performance as Doc Holliday. The scene in which he mimics Michael Biehn’s Johnny Ringo is classic. The outlaw twirls his revolver from side to side, up and down, hand to…

Editors Thoughts
Does Barcelona really need Philippe Coutinho?
09:24 Saturday 16th December 2017

The football world trembled as PSG paid Neymar's hefty 300 million euros release clause to see the Brazilian move to the French capital. After a decade of being the biggest shark in the pond, snatching players from other teams: Mascherano…

Opinion
What is Eric Dier's best position - defender or midfielder?
12:15 Wednesday 5th April 2017

There is a lingering debate as to what position is best suited to Tottenham star, Eric Dier. The 23-year-old, comfortable in midfield or defence, is seemingly the victim of his own versatility. It has panned out well in the last three seasons. …

Opinion
Brazil vs Argentina: Who features in our Super Clasico combined XI?
16:29 Thursday 10th November 2016

The Super Clasico is one of those matches that's guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck, just at the prospect of seeing those iconic yellow jerseys face their rivals in blue and white.  To reel off a list of the magnificent…