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Football
Who are football’s next generation of villains?
12:00 Monday 17th June 2019

The game has always tried to promote itself as a dignified profession. Heroics are celebrated, talented footballers held up as role models. More money also means more propaganda depicting the beautiful game as a pristine, unblemished competition.…

Premier League
Why Paul Pogba leaving Man United makes sense for all parties
08:30 Monday 17th June 2019

Mercurial Frenchman Paul Pogba has made his intentions clear. He wants to depart from Manchester United this summer. Can you really blame him? The Old Trafford outfit has been in rebuild mode over the last half-decade but the harsh reality…

Premier League
Who can replace Hazard as the Premier League's shining star?
12:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

While rival Chelsea fans up and down the country will have celebrated Eden Hazard's move to Real Madrid, the Premier League itself let out a discernible groan. Another summer transfer window has started with a top Premier League star…

Transfers
Why Manchester United fans can't have nice things
08:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

Polarised might be the best word to describe Manchester United’s season. There were highs. There were lows. There were incredibly joyful moments sandwiched between embarrassingly shameful ones, on the pitch but more importantly off. Beyond…

Other Tournaments
Can James Rodriguez focus on the Copa America with his club future in limbo?
09:00 Saturday 15th June 2019

“Hit by James… Oh what a goal! One of the greats. My word! This boy’s a star!” shouted Peter Drury when James Rodriguez fired a chest-controlled volley from outside the penalty box past Uruguay’s Fernando Muslera…

Spain
Can Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic revive Real Madrid?
08:00 Friday 14th June 2019

This season turned out to be pure misery for Real Madrid. Having had an enjoyable recent history with four Champions League trophies, losing Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane meant the party was no more. Madrid's last 16 European elimination…

Features
What does Luka Jovic's arrival mean for Karim Benzema?
12:00 Thursday 13th June 2019

The decision to let go of both Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane came back to haunt Real Madrid this season. Following the duo's departure, Los Blancos endured a humiliating campaign. They went trophyless for the first time in…

Premier League
Real Madrid show Manchester United how a big club operates
08:00 Wednesday 12th June 2019

Manchester United and Real Madrid; two clubs with many similarities. Both European giants, both are probably the biggest club in their respective countries while both possess a longstanding reputation as perennial winners.…

Premier League
Why Eriksen should heed Bale and Coutinho's warnings before ditching Tottenham
17:00 Tuesday 11th June 2019

A major blow was dealt to Tottenham Hotspur recently when Christian Eriksen announced plans to move on this summer. The Dane’s confession came only three days after Spurs’ heartbreak in the Champions League final. He told reporters,…

Football
Neymar loses Brazil’s captaincy; now Selecao lose him
16:36 Thursday 6th June 2019

Neymar da Silva Santos Junior needs help if he’s to overcome the early onset midlife crisis presently hounding his career. The star was stripped of Brazil’s captaincy in May. If he didn’t lose it then, he would’ve lost…

Premier League
Can Liverpool keep Divock Origi?
08:00 Monday 3rd June 2019

Divock Origi wrote his name in Liverpool football folklore with a sweet strike that settled the contest in the Champions League final on Saturday night. Although Mohamed Salah gave the Merseysiders the lead from the penalty spot in the second…

Spain
What next for Sergio Ramos?
15:00 Sunday 2nd June 2019

A few days ago, former US President Barack Obama offered a piece of advice for Lionel Messi. The 57-year-old understands the extreme pressure mounting on the Barcelona star ahead of the Copa America. This might be his last chance…

Premier League
Eden Hazard deserves credit for honesty as Chelsea career winds down
09:00 Saturday 1st June 2019

In the modern-day game, players and managers alike tend to remain tight-lipped in regards to transfers. Usually, you'll see a robot-like answer given, something along the likes of 'I'm only focused on playing for [insert club here]…

Managerial News
Imagining the Jose Mourinho testimonial
08:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

I ate Chinese last night. The fortune cookie spooked me. Ability will enable a man to get to the top but character will keep him from falling. How did they know I was planning to write about Jose Mourinho? The Special One is finding it difficult…

Premier League
Living legend: Could David Beckham still be playing?
17:00 Tuesday 28th May 2019

For Manchester United fans, May 26th will always be a special date. Back in 1999, Sir Alex Ferguson's team would go on to achieve the impossible - securing the *proper* treble in stunning circumstances, coming from behind to beat Bayern…