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Opinion
Remember him? Three young guns fading fast
09:00 Friday 22nd February 2019

Every year, prodigiously talented youngsters tease us with their promise. A good number never quite fulfil their potential, leaving us to wonder whatever happened to so-and-so if we even wonder at all.  Nothing thrills more than seeing…

Bundesliga
Loss to Borussia Dortmund exposes chemistry issues for Bayern Munich
08:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

A particularly good weekend for derbies capped off with the affair in Manchester. Understandably, a contest between two clubs that have spent nearly a billion pounds sterling combined for their current managers [Manchester City/Pep Guardiola/£541.9,…

Germany
Renato Sanches faces make or break season at Bayern Munich 
12:00 Saturday 14th July 2018

Renato Sanches' last highlight was winning the European Championship in France two years ago. Others which followed have been pure horror. Among them an aimless pass to advertising hoarding when Swansea City visited Chelsea. With Niko Kovac…

Premier League
Ranked! 10 biggest Premier League flops in 2017/18
12:00 Sunday 20th May 2018

Which summer and January signings have been utterly dreadful this season?  10 - Kevin Wimmer So much promise, so little product. Stoke City fans dreamed of a formidable partnership with Kurt Zouma when the Potters forked out £18…

Premier League
Five failed signings of the season
19:00 Thursday 10th May 2018

With the season in its final stage, it is time to have a look all the signings of the season in the Premier League and Championship. As always, there are several players who arrived at clubs and lived up to expectation but there are some who…

Premier League
Swansea must reinforce its squad in January to retain top tier status
09:30 Tuesday 12th December 2017

Swansea City is experiencing ill fortune this season in the Premier League. Having accumulated just 12 points in 16 games, its bad run has seen it drop into the relegation zone. Swans may be in worse condition come the New Year. December…

Premier League
Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City: 3 lessons for the Swans
11:30 Thursday 30th November 2017

Premier League Matchday 14 saw Swansea City lock horns with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The underdogs went under, crumbling to yet another defeat. The game provided many lessons for manager Paul Clement.  Taking points off the defending…

Opinion
Hero to Zero? Renato Sanches Joins Swansea City
11:00 Friday 1st September 2017

Portuguese starlet Renato Sanches has somewhat fallen from grace after a dismal season at Bayern Munich. The young midfielder was hot property in 2016 and the Bavarian giants put up €35 million to secure his services, with the deal potentially…

Opinion
Ten Top U21 Players in Europe
14:00 Saturday 1st April 2017

There are few more exciting sights in football than seeing a young player burst onto the scene, playing with talent and flair that pulls fans from their seats, and a seasoned professional's assurance. In no particular order, let's take a look…

Opinion
Renato Sanches' career is dying a natural death at Bayern
11:00 Monday 6th March 2017

Have we forgotten him already? This young man's name was on the lips of almost every football analyst in the world during UEFA Euro 2016; sadly, his career is rotting away following a mega-money move to Bayern Munich. When Renato Sanches snubbed…

Opinion
Euro 2016: The story of the Quarter-Finals
14:37 Monday 4th July 2016

The eight remaining teams in the competition went head-to-head for a place in the semi-finals of Euro 2016 over the course of four days. The quarter-finals produced some unforgettable moments as four sides claimed their place in the next round…

Features
Just who is Renato Sanches?
10:00 Sunday 1st May 2016

As rumours of Manchester United strengthening their squad in the summer gather pace, one such name that remains a constant is young Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches. The Benfica starlet has burst on to the European stage this season and…