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Football
Cup Weekend: Can underdogs win in Spain, Germany, Scotland?
12:00 Saturday 25th May 2019

Manchester City proved to the rest of England there’s much work to be done if they’re to ever come anywhere close. Pep Guardiola’s side swept all three domestic titles. The Cityzens couldn’t stop scoring in the FA Cup…

Transfers
Top teams to battle for Timo Werner
12:00 Friday 24th May 2019

Europe's biggest teams always want to get stronger. That's why they seek the best players in the game. Once a sparkling gem is discovered, they go all out to sign him. The Bundesliga is rich in precious gems. Luka Jovic and…

Germany
Has RB Leipzig's success this season gone unnoticed?
17:00 Monday 6th May 2019

A surprise 3-0 loss away at Freiburg adds to defeats against Wolfsburg, and title contenders Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich as RB Leipzig’s only league defeats this season. It’s not surprising then that Die Bullen sit comfortably…

Bundesliga
Is it time for shadow striker Yussuf Poulsen to step into the limelight?
15:00 Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Move over Timo Werner, a new star’s ready to lead RB Leipzig. Indeed, the rate at which Yussuf Poulsen’s growing for the emerging German giants, it won’t be long before he finally eclipses his fellow striking sensation in…

Premier League
Why hasn’t Naby Keita settled at Liverpool?
15:00 Monday 1st April 2019

You often wonder where box-to-box midfielders get the energy to cover so much ground. Guys like N’Golo Kante and Fernandinho have been satirically suspected of packing a pair of AAA batteries in their shorts each time they play. Whatever…

Germany
Can unpredictable RB Leipzig shock Bayern Munich at home?
12:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

There was a time RB Leipzig dreaded Bayern Munich. The gulf in class, pedigree and affluence sent jitters. The Red Bulls gladly donated its best prospects to the Bavarian project. Not anymore, however. On Wednesday, Die Bullen visit Allianz…

Europa League
Red Bull Salzburg conducting big business from corporate headquarters
17:00 Friday 30th November 2018

People often describe corporations as faceless. It comes of frustration at being run into the ground with no one individual who can be blamed for your suffering. Red Bull GmbH are a corporation. Headquartered just outside Salzburg, they make…

Championship
What happened to Oliver Burke?
12:00 Friday 30th November 2018

Oliver Burke was left out of the matchday squad while West Bromwich Albion enjoyed a 2-1 win over Ipswich Town on 23 November. The 21-year-old’s last first-team appearance for the Baggies was more than three weeks ago. His lack of playing…

Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig: Young squads for old men
08:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

One advantage to an 18-team league is you can start a little later than divisions with 20 clubs and enjoy an extended summer holiday. Unfortunately, die Mannschaft ‘dis-sed’ that advantage with an underwhelming performance at the…

Bundesliga
Bundesliga Preview: Can anyone catch Bayern Munich?
08:00 Friday 24th August 2018

If Bayern Munich is a sprinter, they’d probably be Usain Bolt. As it is almost useless competing with Bolt in a race, so it is with the Bavarians in the Bundesliga. Yet every season, German clubs line up hoping to be that Justin Gatlin. …

Transfers
What’s the best play for Everton’s Ademola Lookman?
12:00 Sunday 22nd July 2018

A footballer starved of playing time is like a baby denied food. Development stops; unhappiness ensues. Save injury, nothing stifles a player’s career so much as bench-warming. Everton’s Ademola Lookman will testify. When Liverpool…

Usa
Mike Petke: Managers can express themselves, too
17:00 Friday 20th July 2018

Mike Petke is a Bohemian. Not in the sense of having a quirky lifestyle or being from a certain region in the Czech Republic. His Twitter account describes him as “Head coach RSL. Family man. Sweater connoisseur.” Petke’s…

Transfers
Who is RB Leipzig's new signing Matheus Cunha?
08:00 Thursday 28th June 2018

Red Bull Leipzig is fast becoming established in the Bundesliga. Finishing sixth recently further consolidated Die Bullen's status. They have performed above expectations since joining the top flight in 2015/16.  During their second…

Germany
Julian Nagelsmann made bad career decision to join RB Leipzig
15:00 Tuesday 26th June 2018

There have been a few shocks at the World Cup in Russia. Mexico crashing Germany's welcome party and Die Mannschaft stealing from Sweden both stand out. Meanwhile, back home in Deutschland, a silent spark occurred. Julian Nagelsmann ditched…

European Football
Top 7 African stars in Europe this season
17:00 Sunday 20th May 2018

African stars continue to thrill us with stellar performances. Few have simply outshone their peers this season, though. Those players will strive to repeat the feat next campaign.  Here are Africa's best seven players across Europe's…