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France
Is winning La Classique Thomas Tuchel's last chance saloon?
12:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Paris Saint Germain go into the weekend with another cracker of a fixture. They face in-form Olympic Marseille in Le Classique. PSG's shocking exit in the Champions League against Manchester United remains fresh in supporters' minds.…

France
Is Mario Balotelli the Jose Mourinho of players?
09:00 Friday 8th March 2019

It’s interesting to note that Mario Balotelli didn’t become so popular until Jose Mourinho arrived at Inter Milan in June 2008. Not long after, player and coach weren’t seeing eye-to-eye. One had to make way. So began…

France
Could Hatem ben Arfa make a triumphant Premier League return?
12:00 Friday 1st March 2019

I cannot imagine the pain Hatem ben Arfa endured when Nigel de Jong introduced himself studs first in a match on 7 October 2010. I’m speaking in the literal sense. My mind won’t permit it. In that match between Newcastle and Manchester…

Football
Is Kylian Mbappe FIFA's crown prince?
09:00 Wednesday 20th February 2019

Nothing hurt French fans more than seeing a one-legged Cristiano Ronaldo lifting the European trophy in their cathedral after 120 minutes of hard word from his compatriots. It was a night to forget for the host nation. You could feel the pain…

Premier League
What can Marcus Rashford learn from Kylian Mbappe?
17:00 Friday 15th February 2019

On a chilly Tuesday night at Old Trafford, Manchester United were humbled. Paris Saint-Germain showed their true class, even without both Neymar and Edinson Cavani. It was Kylian Mbappe's moment. He truly delivered. Before the game, the…

Champions League
PSG one player away from Champions League success
08:00 Tuesday 5th February 2019

It's a given the wealthy are never satisfied and the powerful will strive to acquire more arms to rule the world. That's the way of the world. It's also the way in the footballing world. Rich and powerful teams always…

France
Neymar's injury, Thomas Tuchel, PSG's nightmare
09:00 Saturday 2nd February 2019

The Parc des Princes trophy cabinet still lacks the desired centrepiece. The French League Cup, Coupe de la Ligue and the Ligue 1 title are deeded to Paris Saint-Germain since the Qatari Investment Authority purchased the club. Leonardo…

France
New Club, Same Balotelli
15:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

The deal is done. Mario Balotelli’s transfer to Olympique Marseille is complete. Where does this leave the former Manchester City and Liverpool striker? For better or for worse, he continues to make headlines. Balotelli controls the 12-yard…

France
AS Monaco right to sack Thierry Henry?
12:00 Tuesday 29th January 2019

To put it bluntly, Thierry Henry’s time as AS Monaco manager was a disaster. The Arsenal legend picked the wrong team for his first managerial role. Leaving the comfort of being Belgium assistant boss to salvage a side that has put its…

France
Is Lille for Real?
17:00 Friday 25th January 2019

The last decade has been one of mixed fortunes for Lille. From winning the double in 2011, the club has gone from the top to engaging in relegation battles over the last couple of years. It's a period that has also seen several changes…

France
12 Days of Football 2018: Three French Clubs
08:00 Monday 24th December 2018

On the 3rd Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual year-end football soiree. Over the course of a dozen days,…

France
Is Thierry Henry warming to this manager thing?
08:00 Sunday 16th December 2018

It wasn’t so long ago AS Monaco were flying high. They defied the odds in 2017 by snatching the Ligue 1 title away from four-time-defending champions Paris Saint-Germain and making the Champions League semi-finals. Now, that seems a…

Football
Is a Manchester United return for Memphis Depay on the cards?
09:00 Monday 3rd December 2018

When Memphis Depay joined Manchester United in 2015, hopes were high United had finally found the heir to the now infamous No.7 shirt and a man to fill the gaping hole left by its last successful inhabitant, Cristiano Ronaldo. It’s…

France
Is Thierry Henry ready for Paris Saint-Germain?
16:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

A quick rewind to the 2016/17 season. There wasn't much to separate Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco. PSG had the bucks. Monaco had Kylian Mbappe. The teenager's energy, pace and finishing quality were enough to deliver a stunning…

Champions League
The two sides of Paris Saint-Germain
08:00 Tuesday 6th November 2018

Paris Saint-Germain has made a dream start to life in Ligue 1 with a record-breaking 12 wins from their opening 12 games. Although it is still early in the season, they look almost guaranteed to win a sixth title in seven years. While things,…