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Bundesliga
David Wagner making a statement with Schalke
12:01 Saturday 2nd November 2019

Schalke gambled on David Wagner's appointment last summer given his and the club's recent history. Both parties struggled to find success in their last two campaigns. Each needed a fresh start. Despite leading Huddersfield Town to the…

France
Can Rudi Garcia revitalise Lyon?
09:01 Tuesday 22nd October 2019

It was always going to be a tall order expecting Sylvinho to come up with the goods in charge of a club with Lyon's stature. The Brazilian had paid his dues, learning as an assistant at Cruzeiro and Inter Milan under Roberto Mancini.…

Bundesliga
Will the Bundesliga title change hands this season?
15:01 Saturday 12th October 2019

A 7-2 demolition of Tottenham in the Champions League put Bayern Munich in the conversation as being amongst the favourites to win the competition this season. It was a ruthless performance that showed the German champions may have rediscovered…

Bundesliga
Is Germany ready for a Nubel #1?
18:01 Wednesday 9th October 2019

Germany’s goalkeeping feud is escalating to a point where it could lead to distractions for Die Mannschaft. To ease tensions, Joachim Low offers ample opportunities to Barcelona's Marc-Andre Ter Stegen while still touting Bayern's…

Germany
Can Jogi Low exploit Neuer/Ter Stegen battle?
09:01 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Trouble has started bewing again in the German national team. As if Joachim Loew’s decision to ruthlessly sideline World-Cup winners wasn’t enough, there’s now a proper feud taking place in their goalkeeping department. Manuel…

Bundesliga
Are SC Freiburg the newest Bundesliga dark horses?
18:01 Wednesday 18th September 2019

The Bundesliga has already served up pleasant surprises a month into the new season. Union Berlin introduced themselves in style at Borussia Dortmund’s expense while RB Leipzig sit atop the throne and Schalke are soaring under…

Champions League
Jesse Marsch living the [not so] American Dream
12:01 Wednesday 18th September 2019

Based solely on Red Bull Salzburg’s Austrian Bundesliga play this season, you may form one of two opinions about their new manager, Jesse Marsch. Perfect after seven games while scoring 34 and shipping six, you might conclude he wasn’t…

Bundesliga
Bundesliga two-horse race? RB Leipzig want to widen the field
17:00 Wednesday 28th August 2019

Who doesn’t love a brand new football club funded by a mega-rich energy drink corporation? Most people as it turns out. There was a significant uproar when RB Leipzig formed in 2009. The furore only grew bigger as they progressed…

Bundesliga
2019/20 Bundesliga preview
17:05 Friday 16th August 2019

Imagine playing a word association game in which the object is to match a novel title with the country it best describes. Germany would probably get Sense and Sensibility. As stereotypes go, however, pragmatism and discipline aren’t bad…

Premier League
Was Dayot Upamecano the answer for Arsenal?
12:00 Saturday 10th August 2019

Arsenal was desperate for a quality centre-back before Laurent Koscielny's departure to Bordeaux. With their disenchanted captain gone, the urgency increased. Reportedly, the Gunners inquired after RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano.…

Germany
Ademola Lookman on the high-road to redemption at RB Leipzig
15:00 Saturday 27th July 2019

Well, another one bites the dust. In Ademola Lookman’s case, that may well be a good thing. The 21-year-old becomes the latest English youngster to move to the lucrative Bundesliga in the hunt for a major breakthrough.…

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…