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Spain
5 Candidates to be next permanent Sevilla Manager
17:00 Thursday 2nd May 2019

The 2018-19 season has been a testing one for Sevilla. The Rojiblancos went into the campaign filled with optimism. Promising 44-year-old Pablo Machin was the new manager after four impressive seasons at Girona, including a tenth-placed-finish…

Champions League
Will PSG ever win the Champions League?
12:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

Does ‘La  Remontada’ translate into English? According to Ruud Gullit, on the air for BeIn’s Champions League coverage after Manchester United improbably knocked Paris Saint-Germain out in the Round of 16, it does. What…

Usa
7 better choices than Gregg Berhalter for USMNT manager
17:00 Thursday 15th November 2018

It's coming up on 400 days since Bruce Arena resigned as the United States Men's National Team manager. U21 boss Dave Sarachan minds the store in the interim. This international break features field trips to Wembley for Wayne Rooney's…

World Cup
Trevor Noah is thinking black and white in a colourful world
17:00 Monday 23rd July 2018

One reason moderates are unwilling to discuss racism is they’re going to be misunderstood by both extremes. They’ll be called a racist for opposing it in all forms and be welcomed as long lost friends by people whose views…

France
Why Unai Emery was the architect of his own Paris Saint-Germain demise
15:00 Thursday 3rd May 2018

Paris Saint-Germain left Laurent Blanc with an astringent feeling following how the club parted ways with the Frenchman in 2016. Despite shocking all odds to lead the Parisiens to three successive domestic titles, Blanc was booted out unceremoniously.…

Managerial News
Are Premier League clubs thinking too small when hiring managers?
08:30 Thursday 5th April 2018

I wrote a piece about a month ago titled ‘Why Alan Pardew cannot save West Brom." It was clear to me Pardew was not the right man for the West Brom job. The club shouldn’t have hired him in the first place. It’s no surprise…

France
Winning Ligue 1 won't save Unai Emery
20:00 Monday 26th February 2018

There was palpable tension on PSG manager Unai Emery's face at the Santiago Bernabeu last week. Ronaldo had scored Real Madrid’s third goal and Emery knew it was perhaps a lost cause for his side. Still, there may be good…

World Cup
The boy who cried FIFA
08:00 Wednesday 20th December 2017

The holiday season is a slow news cycle for football. Most leagues take time off, leaving nothing to talk about until mid-January. English competitions cram fixtures around Christmas and New Years because they don’t believe absence makes…

Opinion
Serge Aurier to Tottenham: Good move or bad?
10:00 Friday 25th August 2017

Tottenham is reportedly closing in on Paris Saint-Germain right-back, Serge Aurier.  Should Spurs fans celebrate or hope the deal hits a brick wall? Clearly, Tottenham is extremely short in depth. Especially in defence. Danny Rose's knee injury…

Opinion
Have you seen this manager? Frank de Boer
12:00 Thursday 27th 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…

Opinion
Have you seen this manager? Laurent Blanc
17:00 Wednesday 26th 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…

Opinion
Life after football: What are they doing now?
14:33 Monday 13th February 2017

As many footballers will tell you; fifteen to twenty years is all you get as a career – sometimes even less – and the career options once the boots are hung up aren't all that glamorous in many cases. Here, we'll look at some players who've…

Sing When Youre Winning
The Champions League hots up as the last 16 plays out
11:59 Tuesday 17th February 2015

With the return of the Champions League we handover to our European expert Jack Kitson for the mid-week treble. The Champions League explodes back into the frame this week as eight of the remaining 16 teams take to the field in the eagerly…

Football
Could it be Blanc Hart Lane?
19:17 Wednesday 20th June 2012

It emerged yesterday that Tottenham Hotspur are in preliminary talks with France coach Laurent Blanc about the vacant managerial position following Harry Redknapp's sacking last week.The 46-year-old's contract at Les Bleus expires at the end…

Football
The Rise Of Montpellier Hérault Sport Club
20:50 Tuesday 20th March 2012

Just three years after winning promotion from the second tier of French football, Montpellier Hérault SC sit just two points behind Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain.Since winning promotion in 2009 the ambitious outfit from southern France have…