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Premier League
Should Liverpool have taken the summer off?
09:01 Tuesday 13th August 2019

While the rest of the Premier League hustled and bustled this summer to bring in new players and add to their squad, Liverpool were largely silent. Content with the squad after Champions League success, Jurgen Klopp decided no new big additions…

World Cup
World Cup Round of 16: Uruguay v Portugal a tag-team match featuring Cavani, Suarez against Ronaldo, Quaresma
08:30 Saturday 30th June 2018

The knockout phase of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is finally here, and Uruguay will take on Portugal at Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi. Uruguay won Group A convincingly, with three wins from three. The South Americans are seemingly a side that…

Champions League
On Besiktas and donuts
08:00 Tuesday 13th February 2018

Twitter can get you in trouble. Everyone knows this. Everyone forgets. For instance, @EliotRothwell. Eliot has been writing on football for nearly a decade as far as I know. At first, for whatever obscure blog would have him. Then ESPN, Sports…

Real Madrid fans looking at wrong end of horse
14:00 Thursday 11th January 2018

Much as elite club supporters might wish (or expect) otherwise, nothing lasts forever. The Kop faced that reality soon after a manager named Alex Ferguson came south. Manchester United fans had to swallow similar medicine when he left. Following…

Three potential replacements for Pepe at Real Madrid
11:00 Wednesday 7th June 2017

After a decade of loyal service & high-profile spats, Kepler Laveran Lima Ferreira, better known as Pepe, will be leaving the Bernabéu. The Portuguese's contract comes to an end in the summer and both parties have mutually decided not to extend…

Pepe: Portugal's unsung hero in Euro 2016 triumph
09:00 Wednesday 13th July 2016

Portugal defender Pepe delivered another sterling performance to shutout France in Sunday's Euro 2016 final victory at the Stade de France. The Real Madrid man has enjoyed a fantastic tournament without earning widespread acclaim, and certainly…

The Shame Of El Clasico: Bad Tempers Ruining The Beautiful Game
16:43 Thursday 19th January 2012

Real Madrid versus Barcelona. Touted by many as the greatest club game in world football, it rarely fails to disappoint. But are the frequent clashes between the Catalonians and the club from the Spanish capital entertaining for the right reasons?Though…