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Champions League
Champions League underdogs up to something?
17:00 Friday 8th March 2019

European football has several top teams. Fans desperately need to know who is the best. The Champions League offers the chance for all to fight for glory. In the immortal words of Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez, there can be only one. Even…

Has Inter Milan made another transfer mistake with Nicolo Zaniolo?
12:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

Inter Milan has a long history of selling players that go on to achieve significant success in their careers elsewhere. It's been the case with household names like Andrea Pirlo, Clarence Seedorf, Fabio Cannavaro, Roberto Carlos, Dennis…

Champions League
Champions League Round of 16 Analysis
15:00 Thursday 20th December 2018

The group stage complete, the draw held, the Champions League knock-out stages are set. Fans around the globe, by which I mean me, cannot contain their excitement. There are too many juicy matchups. Some teams fired up their respective…

Premier League
Manchester United: How do latest signings Fred and Diogo Dalot fit in?
17:00 Saturday 9th June 2018

Manchester United has strengthened for next season. Fred was confirmed as a Red Devil on Tuesday. Diogo Dalot signed less than 24 hours later.   Man United needed to improve in certain positions. Central midfield and right-back were…

European Football
Porto crowned Portuguese champions after Lisbon derby stalemate
16:30 Sunday 6th May 2018

Benfica's hopes of winning a fifth successive Portuguese championship were ended at Sporting Clube de Portugal. The two fierce rivals took to the Estadio Jose Alvalade pitch knowing victory was vital. In a cruel twist of fate,…

European Football
Title race wide open in Portugal
10:00 Wednesday 18th April 2018

We are now at the business end of most European seasons. Manchester City, Bayern Munich, PSV Eindhoven, and Paris St Germain are already crowned champions of their respective leagues. Juventus and Barcelona should also secure their titles within…

European Football
Can Barcelona and Porto remain unbeaten?
09:00 Friday 9th March 2018

In the 2016/17 season, Celtic managed to win the Scottish Premier League without losing a single game. This season two teams in Europe's main leagues retain a chance of completing their domestic seasons unbeaten. Barcelona are have…

Champions League
Liverpool vs. Porto Champions League second leg preview
08:30 Tuesday 6th March 2018

Is there any point in even writing this? After the first leg, probably not. The situation couldn't be clearer. The contest is done; Porto are playing for pride. For their part, Liverpool will be looking to send a message to the rest…

European Football
Portugal Primed for Excitement as title-race hots up
17:00 Wednesday 7th February 2018

The last four years have seen Benfica rise to the top of Portugal’s footballing scene with little or no fight from the other teams. A few major transfer fees of their top performers to foreign lands allowed them to land big money…

Who makes Jose Mourinho's all-time Greatest Team?
15:30 Wednesday 29th November 2017

His Manchester United side may be off the pace this season, but Jose Mourinho is still a formidable manager. Throughout his illustrious career, he has won trophies galore with Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and most recently…

European Football
Five UEFA clubs who sell young, compete high
09:00 Tuesday 7th November 2017

Fans are passionate, owners pragmatic. To survive, most clubs develop and sell young talent. Here are five that thrive by selling young and competing high. Fans know how important an academy is for a club. Evertonians derived more pleasure…

2017-18 Champions League's real group of death
09:00 Friday 25th August 2017

When the UEFA Champions League draw is announced, experts rush to determine the so-called group of death. It happens every year; 2017/18 is no different. With the UEFA Champions League Group Stage draw completed, the first question asked is…

Juventus: The forgotten Champions League giants
16:00 Wednesday 15th March 2017

While Leicester City were continuing their miracle workings, Juventus were calmly dispatching Porto. The Italian's are the forgotten Champions League giants. 

Radamel Falcao has managed to revitalise his career at Monaco
13:00 Saturday 25th February 2017

Watching Monaco forward Radamel Falcao on Tuesday night was a complete contrast to witnessing the Colombian during his years in the Premier League. In the midst of the 5-3 thriller on Tuesday, the 31-year-old did manage to miss a penalty, but…

Juventus demonstrating their prowess in the Champions League
12:00 Thursday 23rd February 2017

Juventus have been impeccable so far this campaign and they produced another victory Wednesday night, this time away to Porto in the Champions League. The Bianconeri are formidable from back to front, capable of competing among Europe's finest,…