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France
2019/20 Ligue 1 preview
15:01 Friday 9th August 2019

Just like the German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A, the French Ligue 1 has been dominated by one team. That has been the case for several years now. Leonardo Jardim’s Monaco merely interrupted Paris Saint-Germain’s dominance in…

Transfers
What next for Mario Balotelli after leaving Marseille?
08:00 Thursday 1st August 2019

After winning the 2010 Golden Boy award, Mario Balotelli said he didn’t know who runner-up Jack Wilshere was. That winter in 2010, Balotelli claimed only Lionel Messi betters him in terms of talent. Nine years on, the Italy international is…

Italy
What next for Balotelli after latest Italy snub?
08:00 Saturday 23rd March 2019

Mario Balotelli wasn't named in the Italy squad. Roberto Mancini claims he wasn't "100%". He suffered through Balo's antics at Inter Milan and Manchester City. Is the Azzurri boss making a convenient excuse? Is there…

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
What has gone wrong for Rudi Garcia and Marseille?
09:00 Wednesday 6th February 2019

AS Monaco has grabbed all the headlines for its uncharacteristic struggles in Ligue 1 this season and rightly so. But Marseille has a seat on the same table, too... The 2018 Europa League finalists have been a shadow of themselves this term…

Bundesliga
Can Eintracht Frankfurt's Front-Three Help Them Sustain A Bundesliga Title Charge?
12:00 Monday 26th November 2018

Life’s been good for Eintracht Frankfurt post-Niko Kovac. Replacing the successful Croatian with the less-experienced Adi Hutter sparked questions from fans. However, the former BSC Young Boys manager took little time to establish a fluid,…

Champions League
Champions and Europa League: 5 unmissable games during matchday 3
16:00 Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Following on from the return of domestic action after the international break, the UEFA Champions and Europa League both reconvene with Matchweek three. Typically, this is the time to separate Europe's contenders from pretenders. As usual,…

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…

Champions League
Who wins big in Europe this year?
10:00 Monday 7th May 2018

With the World Cup ambience beginning to take centre stage, the European football season is at a crescendo. Success and failure have been experienced by a plethora of European clubs during the season. There’s room for some more.…

European Football
Robbery in Salzburg highlights the need for VAR
11:00 Saturday 5th May 2018

One of the big topics of conversation throughout this season has been the implementation of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). The new technology has been used on a trial basis in certain competitions and it allows referees to go and watch…

Europa League
Why RB Salzburg should be proud of Europa League run
18:00 Friday 4th May 2018

From over 150 aspirants, it is now down to two - Atletico Madrid and Marseille. They'll contend the Europa League final. The pair foiled attempts from Arsenal and RB Salzburg respectively on Thursday evening. While it was a familiar collapse…

Europa League
RB Salzburg vs Olympique Marseille: Austrian powerhouse aiming for second straight comeback
14:00 Thursday 3rd May 2018

Red Bull Salzburg and Olympique Marseille play the second leg of their UEFA Europa League semi-final tonight. The French team have a 2-0 aggregate lead, but the Austrian side have already proven they can turn ties around at the Red Bull…

France
Who should win Ligue 1 Player of the Year?
10:00 Sunday 29th April 2018

Two massive stories broke almost simultaneously in France on Friday. Unai Emery followed Arsene Wenger's bow to the inevitable. The Spaniard announced he will leave Paris Saint-Germain at season's end. Meanwhile, the French Football…

Europa League
Europa League quarter-finals: 3 biggest lessons
11:00 Friday 13th April 2018

The Champions League quarter-finals broke new ground. Not content to settle for the role as the continent's less-favored stepchild, the Europa League had no choice but to follow suit on Thursday night. It didn't disappoint,…

Europa League
Marseille 5 – 2 RB Leipzig: OM’s stunning comeback earns Europa League semifinal berth
10:30 Friday 13th April 2018

Olympique Marseille's Europa League semifinal road appeared rocky. The French side were coming off two straight defeats and entered the second leg having dropped the first 0-1 on German soil. RB Leipzig broke the deadlock with a goal in…