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European Football
Where Next for Bruno Fernandes?
15:00 Monday 13th May 2019

There are fewer hotter commodities than the Portuguese international. Still, with years in the tank, Bruno Fernandes enjoyed a statistical delight of a season. Goals in every competition, assists everywhere, he’s the Sporting CP MVP,…

Premier League
Will we see Youri Tielemans in the Premier League next season? And where?
08:00 Monday 6th May 2019

He’s been around for years but, somehow, Youri Tielemans is only 21 years old. Madness. When he first entered the European football arena as a 16-year-old wonderkid at RSC Anderlecht, he was technically gifted, physically strong and possessed…

Premier League
Premier League juggernauts preparing to invade Europe
09:00 Monday 22nd April 2019

Fans of European Leagues sound like Claude Juncker. The EU Brexit negotiator spends most press conferences repeating how UK citizens overvalue themselves. Similarly, La Liga, Serie A and Bundesliga enthusiasts insist Premier League followers…

Premier League
Gritty wins under Solskjaer recall Fergie's Manchester United
12:00 Monday 4th March 2019

Manchester United in March are completely different from what we saw at Anfield in December. This side has grit, determination and above all, confidence. They never lacked in talent but wanted for someone willing to let it breathe. Ole Gunnar…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho's perfect successor is already at Manchester United
17:00 Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Time is ticking for the transfer merry-go-round to click in again at Manchester United. Despite all the mysticism and media-wizardry that Jose Mourinho possesses, he has failed to deliver a Premier League title to the 20-time champions. The…

Premier League
A tale of two Phils - How Jones and Foden epitomise their clubs
10:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

A collective groan rose around Old Trafford Tuesday night when Phil Jones trundled towards the box to take his turn in the League Cup penalty shootout against Derby County. Both teams were perfect to that point. However, perfect isn't a…

Premier League
Romelu Lukaku has big boots to fill at Manchester United
14:30 Friday 4th May 2018

Over the last three decades, Manchester United grew to become one of Europe's most successful clubs. With Sir Alex Ferguson at the helm, the Red Devils entered into an era of dominance, winning trophies like never before.     …

Premier League
Is Daley Blind finished at Manchester United?
12:00 Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Manchester United defender Daley Blind is struggling under Jose Mourinho this season. The Dutch international has spent the majority of the campaign either as an unused substitute or omitted from the matchday squad. He may be forced to…

Premier League
Which clubs will win the Premier League top 4 race?
09:30 Monday 12th March 2018

With eight games remaining in the Premier League season, there are twenty-four points available per club. Of the top six, Manchester City is running away with the title and a Champions League place, while Arsenal is running on empty. Between…

Premier League
Stubborn Mourinho must consider a change in Manchester United's formation
08:00 Wednesday 7th February 2018

Manchester United are all-but-certain to miss out on the Premier League title for a fifth successive season despite a £153 million net transfer spend for the summer and winter windows. Jose Mourinho has overseen remarkable improvement at…

Premier League
Tale of the window: Manchester
10:30 Wednesday 31st January 2018

The two top clubs in the country battling it out for a want-away Arsenal forward. This time he was Chilean rather than Dutch. Same result, though. Still it's impossible to see Manchester City relinquishing its grip on the 2017/18 Premier…

Premier League
Equal Time: Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United: Who wins?
11:00 Sunday 21st January 2018

Alexis Sanchez looks to have finally found what he's been searching for. Has it really been trophies, though? The Chilean's saga has been the main transfer headline for the past week across all football outlets. The drama has been…

Champions League
Champions League draw: Manchester’s view
14:30 Monday 11th December 2017

If you asked Jose Mourinho which sides he would like to see their teams drawn against, I think the list is quite simple. The Portuguese would’ve said Porto, or Sevilla. Mourinho would’ve liked a homecoming; in fact, it was…

Champions League
English sides in the Champions League
08:30 Friday 8th December 2017

Well, this is new! Considering what we’ve seen since 2012, English sides are suddenly on the up again. For the first time in history, five Premier League clubs have progressed to the Champions League last 16. The only flaw was that Chelsea…

Opinion
A Premier League Nativity Scene: No room at the top
12:15 Wednesday 30th November 2016

As I noted yesterday, the thirteen-game mark signifies the Premier League's early doors have closed. Entering the campaign's middle third, the 2016-17 season is shaping up to be perhaps the most hotly contested top-flight campaign in English…