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Pulisic not the key to USMNT success for new boss Berhalter
17:00 Monday 17th December 2018

It was my birthday yesterday [thank you] and Christmas is just around the corner. As a Manchester United fan who is at least half-American, however, the past few years brought a new appreciation for that old Rolling Stones ditty, You Can't…

Bundesliga
Why it's time for Bayern Munich to end Niko Kovac experiment
09:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

Niko Kovac’s Bayern Munch appointment was a clear experiment. The Bavarians buried their ancient managerial ritual for the Croat. Prior, intermediate knowledge of the game and a playboy physique with kinky hair was grossly insufficient.…

World Cup
Someone give Slaven Bilic a job
09:00 Wednesday 4th July 2018

The average Premier Leaguer makes £50,000 per week. That translates to £2.5 million annually. According to the Express, their managers average £4.5 million yearly. Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola more than double the next…

World Cup
Did the USMNT's World Cup failure foreshadow Germany's?
15:30 Saturday 30th June 2018

On November 11th, 2017, the United States lost 2-1 to Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. Four days later, they fell 4-0 to Costa Rica in San Jose. Jurgen Klinsmann was sacked. Bruce Arena returned for his second stint as USMNT boss. His second tenure…

World Cup
Roberto Martinez is the Jurgen Klinsmann to Radja Nainggolan's Landon Donovan
12:00 Friday 25th May 2018

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez created a furore on Monday when he released the final 23-man roster for the World Cup. Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan was conspicuously missing. The tattooed, mohawked, chain-smoking destroyer is usually conspicuous…

Opinion
Did Team USA get too big for their boots?
15:30 Friday 13th October 2017

The rapid evolution of football in the United States of America over the last decade has been astonishing. The domestic league has seen big names come and go and the national side has shown they are no push over's at major tournaments. However,…

Opinion
Could Joachim Low return to club football?
12:00 Tuesday 10th October 2017

The head of the Nationalelf. Deutschland's answer to the fab four, if they managed football clubs of course. Joachim Low has managed Germany to World Cup glory and generally made them into a much better side from when he joined them, but…

Youth Scout
Have you seen this manager? Jurgen Klinsmann
20:12 Sunday 30th April 2017

Whether still chasing silverware, desperately seeking to avoid relegation, or sitting comfortably mid-table, clubs across Europe are beginning to plan for next season even as this one runs down. Some will be searching for a new manager. One…

America
Jermaine Jones Channels His Inner Mario Balotelli
11:00 Wednesday 5th April 2017

Back when he was throwing darts at Manchester City youth players and touring women's prisons in the Italian countryside--ah, good times--Mario Balotelli actually had printed, then wore, a t-shirt asking "Why Always Me?" of critics panning his…

Opinion
Leicester City: Five potential Claudio Ranieri replacements should the Italian leave
17:00 Tuesday 21st February 2017

Premier League champions Leicester have constantly struggled throughout this season leaving many to suggest the unthinkable and actually sack manager Claudio Ranieri. Despite winning England's top tier last season and entering the last 16 of…

This Is My Club
The return of Bastian Schweinsteiger? The story so far
14:15 Thursday 19th January 2017

As a general rule, as far as I can remember, Germans are notoriously ineffective in the Premier League. With the exception of the mercurial Jurgen Klinsmann, there's just something about the way the Germans play football that doesn't work in…

Opinion
With things looking black, USMNT sacks Klinsmann
13:15 Tuesday 22nd November 2016

The United States of America are doing their utmost to grow 'soccer' on all fronts. The USMNT are a key part of that, and after a poor run of results, their board decided to pull the trigger on Jürgen Klinsmann's time as manager. Now begins…

England National Team
England and the United States: Out of tune partners in the World Cup waltz
18:05 Thursday 17th November 2016

It's said everything in life is cyclical, including football. One team peaks as another reaches its nadir, even when the two trends don't appear linked. It's as though the football gods are in fact, rich housewives uncertain where they want…

America
Is a fresh face about to solve the US Mens' National Team identity crisis?
19:25 Tuesday 25th October 2016

So, Bill Goldberg is apparently coming out of retirement to stage a rematch with Brock Lesnar. If you follow the WWE, you'll know they've been bringing back retired stars quite a bit over the last few years. If they're too old to wrestle, like…

Opinion
Who should England turn to next?
16:56 Tuesday 12th July 2016

England continue to search for a new manager to lead them to the world cup in two years time. A whole host of names have been recently linked to the top job in English football; we take a look at the current favourites for the position and…

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