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World Cup
Nerves of steel? Can Germany prove their mental strength?
08:00 Saturday 23rd June 2018

Two thoughts dominate my mind regarding die Mannschaft. In the words of American politician Alan Grayson: When nobody is paying attention, anything is possible. And those of Gary Lineker In the end, the Germans always win. So what if it’s…

Joshua Kimmich proving to be more than Philipp Lahm's clone
18:30 Friday 20th October 2017

After Phillip Lahm's retirement, Bayern Munich pinned all its hopes on Joshua Kimmich to fill those colossal boots. Thus far, the 22-year-old has done so seamlessly, albeit adding an extra ingredient to his own game.

Disappointments and distractions during final day of the Premier League season
12:00 Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Unfortunately, the final round of Premier League fixtures were mostly played as training games and not treated with the same respect as usual. There were a number of incidents on Sunday that ruined the conclusion of the 2016/2017 campaign.…

Who replaces Philipp Lahm at Bayern Munich? Four viable options
12:00 Sunday 21st May 2017

With the 2016-17 Bundesliga season now concluded, one of the greatest right fullbacks the world has ever seen has hung up his boots. Philipp Lahm's departure leaves a gaping hole in Bayern's defence. Who could Bayern draft in to replace such…

Au Revoir: Three greats retiring at the end of the season
10:00 Wednesday 17th May 2017

It's normally a time of no great shakes for football fans when the season is about to conclude. The beautiful game won't be around every weekend as it used to be, and fans have to wait almost 90 days for the leagues to explode into action again.…

Why there should be a separate PFA award for goalkeepers and defenders
15:00 Friday 14th April 2017

Towards the end of the every season, players up and down the country vote for the PFA Player's Player of the Year but goalkeepers and defenders are almost always overlooked. This week the shortlist for the award was announced and the six nominees…

Philipp Lahm retires - A defender who never saw red!
12:56 Thursday 9th February 2017

Earlier this week, Philipp Lahm came out to announce that he would be retiring from football at the end of the season. Lahm has had a shining career for both club and country – an impeccable defender, Lahm will go down in history as one of…

Goal Drought: What has gone wrong for Thomas Muller?
15:15 Wednesday 30th November 2016

No one seems to be talking about Thomas Muller's abysmal goalscoring drought for Bayern Munich this season. Despite failing to find the back of the net thus far in the Bundesliga, the 27-year-old isn't getting as much criticism as you would…