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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,…

France
What to expect from Thierry Henry as a manager?
12:00 Wednesday 24th October 2018

Thierry Henry officially began as a first-team manager when taking charge of Monaco away at Strasbourg on Saturday. It's the Frenchman's responsibility to guide his new side away from the relegation zone. Les Monegasques currently sit…

France
Is Neymar eyeing the 2019 Ballon d'Or?
12:00 Monday 8th October 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia was expected to be Neymar's and Brazil's time to shine. Instead, the Brazilian captain made the headlines for all the wrong reasons as the Selecao bowed out in the quarter-finals. But the former Barcelona…

France
Is Patrick Vieira having a time in Nice?
15:00 Monday 17th September 2018

'Those who do, can't teach' is a saying to suggest great players usually become bad managers. Apparently, as on-pitch craft is perfected, the ability to communicate understanding often gets worse. Good examples are Diego Maradona,…

France
AS Monaco: Meet the next generation
12:00 Tuesday 21st August 2018

Some call it transition, others say it's normal business but clearly AS Monaco is evolving. Once again, the Principality club's top stars have been cherry-picked by bigger European tourists. As usual, they reinvested a meagre sum from…

France
Where Herschel Walker and Kylian Mbappe meet
15:00 Sunday 12th August 2018

When I was a kid, we'd say things were the same but different. It shouldn’t, yet it made sense. Now, the grown-up me sometimes finds the vastly different footballs played in America and the rest of the world the same. Not too often,…

France
Ligue 1 Preview: Can anyone hang with Paris Saint-Germain?
08:00 Friday 10th August 2018

As expected, Paris Saint-Germain dominated Ligue 1 last season, winning the title with five games to spare. Opponents have it all to do to catch the champions.  Lyon, Monaco and Marseille are expected to put up a stronger challenge…

France
Why Malcom must leave Bordeaux now
17:00 Saturday 21st July 2018

Even though we are still in July and fresh off the World Cup, several big-name players have already moved to new teams. Here's a short list. Player From To Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Juventus Fred Shakhtar Donetsk Manchester United Fabinho…

France
What does Buffon's PSG arrival mean for Alphonse Areola?
09:00 Wednesday 18th July 2018

After the World Cup comes reality. slothful managers can now get to work. Unhappy players can ponder about their future. Following Gianluigi Buffon’s switch to Paris Saint-Germain, Alphonse Areola has plenty of that to do. His Russian…

France
Can Gianluigi Buffon, Paris Saint-Germain finally conquer Europe?
08:00 Saturday 14th July 2018

Gianluigi Buffon has had a tremendous career. The nine-time Serie A winner continues to prove one of the world's best players, a position he's held for more than a decade. Having spent 23 years performing in Italy, he has left his homeland…

France
Will Patrick Vieira prove his mettle at Nice?
09:00 Thursday 5th July 2018

Patrick Vieira sealed his legend at Arsenal. A marauding box-to-box midfielder, Vieira played a starring role in a Gunners team that dominated England for some years including the unbeaten 2003/04 season. He rose to club captain as a result…

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