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Bundesliga
2019/20 Bayern Munich Bundesliga preview
12:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

The Bundesliga had become a stroll for Bayern Munich since 2012/13 season, until last term, when Lucien Favre inspired Borussia Dortmund to mount a serious challenge; eventually coming up just short. A real message…

Bundesliga
Hakim Ziyech the ideal magician to solve Bayern Munich's attack
08:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Munich was the place to be on Saturday night. Bayern won their seventh Bundesliga title on the trot, capping off a troublesome season on a high note. An emotional farewell to club legends Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, dubbed "Robbery"…

Germany
Joshua Kimmich: Bayern Munich's unheralded creative gem
12:00 Thursday 28th February 2019

From an entitled supporter's perspective, it's nearly impossible to be positive about Bayern Munich. They still chase Borussia Dortmund, second a place they haven't been this late into any of their six previous Bundesliga title-winning…

International
FIFA FIFPro World XI: Which players merit selection?
09:00 Thursday 13th September 2018

In the footballing galaxy, September is defined by three events; international window, Champions League and FIFA Best Awards. Of the trio, it can be argued the latter is most eagerly anticipated. Over the past decade, attempting to oust…

World Cup
5 underperforming players at the World Cup
12:30 Thursday 5th July 2018

With daily thrillers, classics and most importantly giant-killings, this World Cup hasn't disappointed. The play has been focused more on scoring than parking the bus. We have been entertained. That said, it hasn't been perfect.…

World Cup
World Cup Group F: Germany must end Sweden's joy to find way back
12:30 Saturday 23rd June 2018

Group F started off with a surprise, as Germany lost their opening game to Mexico, 1-0. Sweden defeated South Korea with the same scoreline, leaving the fixtures for round two looking rather mouthwatering. The European pair meet at…

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…

World Cup
5 Bayern Munich players to watch out for in the World Cup
09:00 Thursday 31st May 2018

We're only two weeks away from the World Cup. Football's crème de la crème prepares to put everything on the line for the sake of national pride. Bayern Munich, an undisputed European heavyweight, will have 11 determined…

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…

International
International Friendlies: Germany v Brazil combined XI
10:00 Tuesday 27th March 2018

The 2014 World Cup Finalists meet at the Olympiastadion in Berlin tonight. Tite’s Selecao haven’t forgotten July 8, 2014, when 200 million Canarinho fans were stunned by the humiliating 7-1 loss on home soil. The match is now famously…

International
International Friendlies: Germany v Spain: A Combined XI
13:25 Friday 23rd March 2018

Germany and Spain are set to meet tonight at the Dusseldorf’s ESPRIT Stadium. The two most likely favourites to win the World Cup later in the year face each other to begin preparations for the same. Joachim Low’s side has a better…

Opinion
Joshua Kimmich proving to be more than Philipp Lahm's clone
18:30 Friday 20th October 2017

After Phillip Lahm's retirement, Bayern Munich pinned all its hopes on Joshua Kimmich to fill those colossal boots. Thus far, the 22-year-old has done so seamlessly, albeit adding an extra ingredient to his own game.

Spain
James Rodriguez: Out of the frying pan, into the fire?
17:30 Wednesday 12th July 2017

Elite players aren't often loaned out. World Cup Golden Boots are rarely told their club has better options. Welcome to James Rodriguez's world. That is exactly the message the Colombian international has been hearing for the past 18 months…

Opinion
Who replaces Philipp Lahm at Bayern Munich? Four viable options
12:00 Sunday 21st May 2017

With the 2016-17 Bundesliga season now concluded, one of the greatest right fullbacks the world has ever seen has hung up his boots. Philipp Lahm's departure leaves a gaping hole in Bayern's defence. Who could Bayern draft in to replace such…

Opinion
RB Leipzig: Another Leicester City-like fairytale on the cards in Germany?
18:15 Friday 18th November 2016

When you think of the German Bundesliga, two teams - Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund immediately come to mind. But the 2016/17 season has sprung a lot of surprises, with little known RB Leipzig one of the most prominent. Call it a fluke,…