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Spain
How high can Sevilla aim this season?
12:00 Friday 23rd August 2019

Sevilla ranks as one of La Liga’s most consistent teams during the last six seasons. In that period, Los Hispalenses have claimed two fifth-places, one fourth, finished seventh twice, and sixth in 2018/19. Not restricted to performing…

Germany
Why do El Clasico stars fall on Bayern?
08:01 Wednesday 21st August 2019

El Clasico is the most-watched domestic game in the world. That's just one reason players are willing to abandon their clubs to feature for either La Liga giant, Barcelona or Real Madrid.   Many who think a move to a…

France
Will Real Madrid hijack Neymar away from Barcelona? Should they?
12:00 Sunday 18th August 2019

Neymar Junior stands out among the best of his generation. The Brazilian's dribbling skills, creativity and scoring ability are remarkably delightful. You can watch his video clips over and over again because they are breathtaking.…

Spain
Ranking La Liga's top 10 summer signings
08:00 Saturday 17th August 2019

The 2019/20 La Liga season beckons. There is the usual anticipation that comes with every new season. This year, however, the offseason brought spectacular change.  The transfer window doesn't close till 2nd September but…

Spain
2019/2020 La Liga preview
18:00 Friday 16th August 2019

Following an action-packed summer with major international football tournaments and a busy transfer window, club football is set to return to the spotlight as the new campaign begins across Europe's elite divisions. The English Premier…

Spain
2019/20 Real Madrid La Liga preview
19:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

They say enjoy your success while it lasts. Real Madrid surely did that winning three Champions Leagues on the bounce. Unfortunately for Los Blancos, as they say, it doesn't last. The Spanish giants are now on the opposite end of the…

Italy
Lukaku's Power Man not a good partner for Conte's Iron Fist
09:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

If you were to put Antonio Conte’s career on trial, his character witnesses would include Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson. The venerable Manchester United manager wasn’t afraid to rid himself of a player to whom he took a disliking,…

Transfers
Christian Eriksen: From London to Madrid via Manchester?
09:01 Friday 9th August 2019

The summer transfer window is now over. Once again, Manchester United was linked with names aplenty though only three deals were pushed over the line. Paulo Dybala was heavily rumoured to be swapped for Romelu Lukaku, but…

France
Why recent signings Ander Herrera, Idrissa Gueye can backfire on PSG
12:01 Thursday 8th August 2019

Paris Saint-Germain picked up Ander Herrera on a free transfer at June’s beginning. Les Parisiens then brought in Idrissa Gueye for £29 million nine days ago. Two decent, hard-working central midfielders who add depth. Nonetheless,…

Transfers
Does Donny van de Beek fit into Zidane's Real Madrid master plan?
08:01 Monday 5th August 2019

After Rodrygo Goes, Eder Militao, Luka Jovic, Eden Hazard and Ferland Mendy came in so soon after the transfer window opened that it was like they'd camped out for Black Friday, all went quiet on the Real Madrid front. Club President Florentino…

Transfers
6 'Most Unwanted' players in Europe
12:00 Monday 29th July 2019

When Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen wrote “I want you to want me” in 1978, he wasn’t thinking about the UEFA transfer window. If he was, Nielsen was 25 years ahead of his time. The first window opened in 2003. Nevertheless,…

Spain
Real Madrid still have a lot of work to do
09:01 Monday 29th July 2019

Three consecutive Champions League triumphs earned Real Madrid an exclusive page in the history books if you don't pay attention to anything that happened before 1992. While the club endured miserable outings at the domestic level, success…

Spain
Is Hector Herrera the perfect midfielder for Simeone's Atletico Madrid?
17:01 Saturday 27th July 2019

Hector Herrera switched from Porto to Atletico Madrid at last month’s end. Arriving at the Wanda Metropolitano on a free transfer, the central midfielder left Portugal after a six-year spell, during which he tasted one Primeira Liga success…

Transfers
Dani Ceballos: Arsenal's next Santi Cazorla or another Denis Suarez?
08:00 Friday 26th July 2019

Dani Ceballos joins a distinguished cult of Spanish playmakers to represent Arsenal. Santi Cazorla and Denis Suarez are the most recent inductees. On whose fortune will he resemble most once his 12-month loan expires?  …

Premier League
Should Tottenham re-sign Gareth Bale?
19:01 Wednesday 24th July 2019

Dreams can turn into nightmares. Many footballers know that feeling. Just ask Philippe Coutinho, Alexis Sanchez, James Rodriguez, Neymar Junior, Renato Sanches and Alvaro Morata. Another star who belongs on the list is Gareth…