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Transfers
Barcelona fans acting like jilted lovers over Neymar, Griezmann
12:00 Thursday 4th July 2019

When Manchester United dragged their heels after the summer transfer window opened, supporters erupted. Claiming they’d reached their limit with the club’s American owners, fans quickly organized the #GlazersOut campaign. They garnered…

International
Copa America knockout rounds: No continent for old men?
08:01 Wednesday 26th June 2019

Despite more credible showings than the two Conmebol teams eliminated from the Copa America, the guests have gone home and South America can get down to the business of deciding its champion for 2019. Bolivia and Ecuador looked more like rank…

Spain
How will Barcelona spend their summer?
15:00 Monday 10th June 2019

For the vast majority of European clubs, securing a second successive league title, reaching a domestic cup final and a Champions League semi-final would represent a good campaign. For Barcelona, it was an utter failure. Alright, there was…

International
Can Sanchez, Vidal hustle another Copa America for Chile?
12:00 Thursday 6th June 2019

Chile stunned South America by winning back-to-back Copa Americas over Argentina in 2015 and 16, keeping Lionel Messi off the scoresheet for four hours in the process. While Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal are world-class in their…

Spain
Why FC Barcelona need more than just Frenkie de Jong this summer
09:00 Friday 31st May 2019

The recent appointment of Xavi Hernandez as the head coach of Qatari champions Al-Sadd only underscores how much things have changed since his days at FC Barcelona. The club's former captain moved to the Middle East in 2015 as a player…

Features
Barca, PSG both lost in Europe
17:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

A tournament of surprises, defiance, disbelief, and uncertainties, that is the best way to describe this season's Champions League. Once again, the competition lived up to its billing, validating its status as Europe's top…

Champions League
Will Messi's 6th Ballon d'Or redefine emptiness?
08:00 Friday 10th May 2019

There is no arguing against Lionel Messi’s talent. His leadership is another question entirely. After another Barcelona second-leg collapse in the Champions League to go with his Argentina failures, it’s open season on the topic.…

Champions League
Football owes Liverpool an apology
08:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

Forget the world, I owe Liverpool Football Club an apology. Earlier in the week, I questioned whether they were cursed by their association with LeBron James. A supremely talented squad, they appeared poised to come up short in a big moment…

Champions League
Pearls or peril: What awaits Barcelona at Anfield?
15:00 Monday 6th May 2019

When the Champions League semifinal matched Liverpool and Barcelona, anticipation began. Both teams have great squads who play similar attacking football. Klopp and his men didn't panic before they visited the Camp Nou for the first-leg.…

Champions League
Equal Time: VVD character assassination after Champions League defeat ridiculous
09:00 Friday 3rd May 2019

The republic designed by the American founding fathers was intended to be a balanced system. The executive, legislative and judiciary retain equal powers that are designed to keep everything in check and protect the nation’s democracy…

Champions League
Barcelona can't assume the road is open after the Champions League quarter-final
09:00 Friday 26th April 2019

It's a well-known fact that the Champions League represents the pinnacle of European club football and it offers no surprise to see giant clubs going head-to-head in their bids to claim the continental crown every season. As usual, the…

Spain
Is Barcelona suffering from revisionist history?
12:00 Thursday 28th March 2019

To the victor goes the spoils, it’s said. The conqueror writes history. If the conquest is sufficiently supreme, he doesn’t even need to put pen to paper. The conquered will [mistakenly] remember that life was always as it was under…

Champions League
Can Barcelona keep the Champions League on Spanish soil?
15:00 Tuesday 19th March 2019

Spain rules football. If you disagree, where have you been for the past decade? La Roja bookended the 2010 World Cup by winning the Euros in 2008 and 2012. Vicente del Bosques' charges lost their way in Brazil but La Liga…

Champions League
Copa del Rey Clasico second leg all about the Champions League for Barcelona
09:00 Wednesday 27th February 2019

There is more than one European juggernaut. There is only one Champions League trophy. Even so, clubs used to winning do not take well to missing out. Barcelona stand in the vanguard of UEFA giants but have come away from the ultimate competition…

Premier League
What should Arsenal expect from Denis Suarez?
15:00 Monday 4th February 2019

Arsenal temporarily freed Denis Suarez from his Barcelona nightmare with a loan deal through the summer. The 25-year-old needn't bother watching Lionel Messi highlights for a while. The Spaniard won a Europa League title…