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Champions League
Will Bayern Munich deny Liverpool progress in the Champions League?
09:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Niko Kovac arrived at Bayern Munich in the summer as more or less the chosen one. A former player at the Allianz Arena and an up-and-coming manager with a Bayern scalp and complementary DFB Pokal in his back pocket as Eintracht Frankfurt…

Premier League
Ready or rusty? Liverpool idle 10 days before Champions League Round of 16
08:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Time can be a blessing and a curse. It may prove both for Liverpool ahead of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. Jurgen Klopp is a man who prefers to focus on the positives. Thus, it seems prudent to start there. The ten-day…

Europa League
Can Arsenal progress in the Europa League?
17:00 Monday 18th February 2019

Arsenal left Belarus in a daze after their Europa League Round of 32 opponents took the first leg of the tie 1-0. Stanislaw Drahun's goal at the stroke of halftime left the Gunners chasing the game in the second half. To add insult to injury,…

Opinion
Are Liverpool responding to Manchester City push like champions?
15:00 Wednesday 13th February 2019

Manchester City's midweek win over Everton was all that was needed by Liverpool to get their head turn to realise that any slip now will put them in the chasing position for the Premier League title. Their win against Bournemouth came at…

Spain
Stars don't align for Coutinho to Chelsea move
08:00 Tuesday 12th February 2019

The universe works in mysterious ways. On the one hand, everything in it adheres to a precise set of physical laws. Newton's laws of motion allow for anyone or anything to go anywhere they please. In some cases, it may take some doing but…

Premier League
What's at risk in Manchester City vs Chelsea duel?
08:00 Sunday 10th February 2019

The Premier League title race is getting more interesting by the day. But so is the fight for a top-four place. Champions League football has become for many clubs like a trophy in its own right. Just that it can’t be put in the trophy…

Premier League
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain return is perfect timing for Liverpool
08:00 Saturday 9th February 2019

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will play football this season. The Englishman has even been included in Liverpool’s Champions League squad for the knockout stages. This is about the most cheerful news Jurgen Klopp can hear at the moment. After…

Premier League
Leicester City: The outlier's curse
09:00 Friday 8th February 2019

When Leicester City won the league in 2016 under Claudio Ranieri, it was a special moment in the history of the club and English football. The Foxes went against all odds to emerge champions in a league that was widely dominated by a select…

Premier League
Is this the beginning of the end for Liverpool's title ambition?
12:00 Thursday 7th February 2019

It has been a 29-year wait and most Liverpool faithful can feel the title finally heading to Anfield. But recent results are threatening to scuttle that hope. When a team misses the chance to wrap up the league crown early, on three different…

Premier League
Kyle Walker, Liverpool and the Premier League's dying sense of humour
17:00 Tuesday 5th February 2019

In the long list of title race mistakes, Kyle Walker’s tweet is unlikely to win any awards. Compared to Kevin Keegan’s raving or Rafa Benitez’s 'facts' it wasn’t even very entertaining. Manchester City fans lapped…

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…

Premier League
All Liverpool need is love
15:00 Monday 28th January 2019

Sitting four points clear at the top of the table, it’s easy to imagine Liverpool have few grievances at present. Their squad is in good shape, an injury crisis is starting to abate and Lady Luck appears to be smiling on their title chase.…

Tactical Analysis
On Mo Salah, triple lundies and pilfered cheddar
12:00 Thursday 24th January 2019

As a football fan, do you expect referees to call matches consistently? Most would answer that question strongly in the affirmative without a second thought. They should spare a moment to think again. Although they'll loudly claim the…

Premier League
Fabinho proving his worth at Liverpool
09:00 Thursday 24th January 2019

After beating Paris Saint-Germain to the Ligue 1 title in 2016, Leonardo Jardim's Monaco squad was raided by European heavyweights. Key players Kylian Mbappe, Bernardo Silva, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Benjamin Mendy left that summer. Thomas…