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European Championships
Olivier Giroud must choose between Euro2020 and Chelsea
09:00 Monday 18th November 2019

France were in Tirana on Sunday evening attending to formalities. Already qualified for Euro 2020 this coming summer, a victory over Albania would allow Les Bleus to top their group, easing the minds of other top seeds reluctant to draw the…

Tactical Analysis
Do some players just rub managers the wrong way?
08:00 Monday 28th January 2019

We all encounter people we just can't stand to be around. Take it from me, the worst thing you can do is marry them. When you and your partner have different ideas about everything, it's difficult to build a functional let alone lasting…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: The problem with supporting Chelsea is always having to say you're Sarri
09:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

Chelsea finished their title defence a meagre fifth after throwing away several last-ditch chances to claw their way back to the Champion's League spots. With entry into the Europa League and head coach Antonio Conte sacked, 2017/18 was…

Premier League
Will Mo Salah burn Stamford Bridge to repay Chelsea in kind?
08:30 Sunday 6th May 2018

The Premier League season was defined by Manchester City’s dominance. Mohamed Salah's unexpected impact at Liverpool has been nearly as fascinating. The 25-year-old Egyptian is the highest scorer in the league. Not bad for a Chelsea…

Premier League
What did we learn from the Boxing Day fixtures?
17:00 Wednesday 27th December 2017

Well, that was a Christmas feast, wasn't it? Plenty of goals, an inflammatory press conference, and dubious refereeing decisions. Boxing Day served up a Christmas treat. Time to digest.  Snappy Mourinho fooling nobody Manchester…

Still time for Cristiano Ronaldo to win his sixth Ballon d’Or
14:00 Tuesday 12th December 2017

There have been accolades pouring out from different quarters for Real Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo, who recently won the record-equaling fifth Ballon d'Or to match his long-term rival, Lionel Messi. The 32-year-old Portuguese maestro…