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Spain
Why Barcelona must reunite with the Prodigal Neymar
12:00 Friday 10th May 2019

The scripture gave a hint about the Neymar-Barcelona saga. The Prodigal son's greed brought the idea of leaving his father's mansion to his mind. In the end, he came back begging because there were no greener pastures outside. To his…

France
PSG lack fear factor
09:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

If you speak French, you might refer to Paris Saint-Germain as Les Parisiens. If you're a European football fan, you might think PSG are firmly entrenched among Europe's elite. Les Rouge et Blanc dominate Ligue 1 which ranks among Europe’s…

Features
Can PSG keep their star players without Champions League success?
14:36 Monday 6th May 2019

'Real Madrid put PSG in their place'. The headline appeared in Spanish newspaper Marca after Los Blancos dispatched Paris Saint Germain 5-2 on aggregate during the Champions League quarterfinals last season. It wasn't the first…

France
Kylian Mbappe must leave PSG nightmare to avoid the Neymar curse
12:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Paris Saint-Germain experienced their worst nightmare in their embarrassing French Cup final loss to Rennes recently. If the defeat to Manchester United felt horrific, losing after taking a quick two-goal lead had Neymar and co fuming. Among…

Premier League
PSG defeat exposes Manchester United
09:00 Monday 18th February 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s high-flying Manchester United fell to earth on a cold Tuesday night. The Red Devils received a stern reality check from Paris Saint-Germain. Despite missing Neymar and Edinson Cavani, the Ligue 1 leaders outwitted…

Champions League
Are Barcelona, PSG destabilising transfer market with tug-of-war?
12:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

Football rivalries often derive from unforeseen circumstances. Take Barcelona’s cold war with Paris Saint-Germain. They weren't rivals until their sensational Champions League tie two seasons ago. La Remontada humiliated PSG's…

Champions League
Can Paris Saint-Germain's attack conquer Europe?
08:00 Friday 31st August 2018

Since the Qatari Investment Authority took charge, Paris Saint-Germain planned to reach European football's summit. Splashing the cash was important to make that happen. PSG broke the bank to recruit both Neymar and French wunderkind Kylian…

World Cup
The first round of games should serve as a wake up call to the heavyweights
17:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018

The World Cup has produced everything you could hope in less than a week. Russia decimated Saudi Arabia to kick things off, Portugal and Spain gave us a thriller. There are already a few worthy goal-of-the-tournament nominees. Hearts have been…

Spain
Where can Real Madrid add strength this summer?
17:00 Wednesday 13th June 2018

Real Madrid won their third successive UEFA Champions League title in Kiev to end the season, the first club to do so in the Champions League era and since Bayern and Ajax both did it between 1971 and 1976. Of course, Alfredo di Stefano's…

Spain
What has gone wrong at Barcelona?
08:00 Tuesday 17th April 2018

Despite boasting a seemingly insurmountable 4-1 advantage over Roma in the Champions League quarter-finals, Barcelona came crashing down in completely unexpected circumstances. They lost the reverse fixture 3-0 away in Rome. Goals from Edin…

Champions League
Why Mauricio Pochettino would be perfect for PSG
10:00 Sunday 11th March 2018

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is one man who will be in demand should he ever decide to leave the North London club. The Argentinean has transformed Spurs from a top seven side to regular top four finishers, Premier League title…

Champions League
La Remontada: One year on
21:00 Thursday 8th March 2018

Wednesday 8th March 2017 might not be a date that rolls off the tongue for most football fans. When it comes to Barcelona supporters, though, it is firmly ingrained in their memory. Three weeks earlier Barcelona had essentially capitulated,…

Spain
Why Ousmane Dembele should not be written off at Barcelona
21:00 Friday 16th February 2018

He was signed as the long-term replacement for the Brazilian superstar, Neymar who left Barcelona for oil-rich French outfit, PSG. However, Ousmane Dembele is finding it hard to convince his teammates, manager and club supporters that he can…

Germany
Bayern Munich’s hegemony limits the Bundesliga
08:30 Saturday 3rd February 2018

All year long, every football fan knows FC Hollywood will win the Bundesliga. The chasing pack don’t have the finances, quality, or political clout to mount a challenge against Bayern Munich. Sixteen points clear despite a dismal start…

Opinion
Why Real Madrid must break the bank for Kane
17:00 Thursday 4th January 2018

From Alfredo Di Stefano to Ferenc Puskas to Hugo Sanchez to Raul Gonzalez, Real Madrid over the years have been blessed with a host of the best strikers in world football. The biggest club in the world is the biggest stage for the world’s…