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European Football
How European football is influencing the play at AFCON
17:01 Wednesday 17th July 2019

AFCON 2019 has only two remaining games. The third-place match between Nigeria and Tunisia takes place tonight. Then, on Friday, Algeria and Senegal face off for the coveted trophy.   Among the tournament's big talking points…

Afcon
AFCON absentees: Who will be missed most by clubs?
19:01 Tuesday 16th July 2019

As the African Cup of Nations draws to a close, the thoughts of those involved will naturally turn away from international matters and back to the season ahead with their respective clubs. AFCON's 32nd edition sprung many surprises, such…

Afcon
Is Samuel Chukwueze the next big thing for Nigeria and Africa?
19:01 Monday 15th July 2019

Emerging as one of La Liga's breakout stars this past season, Samuel Chukwueze shone brightly in a Villarreal team which failed to live up to expectations. The winger first stood out against Real Madrid to give both Sergio…

Afcon
AFCON 2019: Big stars come, big stars go
12:01 Thursday 11th July 2019

The African Cup of Nations is like any major international tournament. The bigger nations with known stars are expected to pull their weight and reach the latter stages of the knockout rounds. For the most part, that has been the case. There…

Afcon
Riyad Mahrez and Algeria at risk of AFCON 2019 obscurity
12:01 Monday 24th June 2019

Algeria's underwhelming 'golden generation' faces perhaps its final crack at redemption. Having massively fallen short of expectations in previous major tournaments, the Desert Warriors failing at AFCON 2019 won't come…

Afcon
Ranking the top 10 AFCON stars
12:01 Friday 21st June 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations commences later today. Twenty-four countries battle it out for the prestigious trophy. Two years ago in the previous tournament, Cameroon engineered a minor upset to be crowned champions under Belgian…

Premier League
Should Manchester City part ways with Leroy Sane?
09:00 Tuesday 14th May 2019

Several heroes have emerged from Manchester City’s extraordinary success in the Premier League this season. Winning the title back-to-back is no mean feat. Kevin De Bruyne led the way as the side’s best player last term. He was…

Premier League
4 teams that have tilted the Premier League Top-4 race
17:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

The race to finish in the Premier League top four is as intriguing as ever. This year, it'll go right down to the wire with it all still to play for despite just two game weeks remaining. Per usual, the games between the top six have often…

Premier League
Kevin de Bruyne health key to Manchester City's title defence
12:00 Monday 22nd April 2019

Manchester City’s back-to-back victories at the Etihad against Tottenham Hotspur left a bittersweet taste. Elimination from the Champions League quarterfinals in the first wasn't compensated by sending the Premier League title…

Premier League
5 underrated Manchester City players this season
09:00 Saturday 9th March 2019

If Francisco Goya lived 200 years later, he wouldn't have been a Manchester City fan, nor even a Barcelona follower. The Spanish romantic painter was Aragonian and more likely to sport a Zaragoza kit. Regardless, the five players featured…

Managerial News
Guardiola can stay positive while developing a Plan B
12:00 Saturday 2nd March 2019

The Premier League enters the 2018/19 lightning round. Only ten games remain for most teams. Preoccupied with FA Cup action, Chelsea and Brighton each have 11. Rumour has it they will play each other to fall back in line with everyone else.…

Premier League
Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester for the first time with Manchester City
08:00 Tuesday 18th December 2018

Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester for the first time as an opponent tonight. Manchester City visit the King Power Stadium in the Carabao Cup quarterfinal. The Algerian completed his move north in the summer after four and a half years in the…

Premier League
Manchester City will only get better when Leroy Sane, Riyad Mahrez get their chance
15:00 Saturday 1st September 2018

Manchester City were breathtaking last term. Leroy Sane was an integral figure, growing, learning, improving under Pep Guardiola's tutelage. Imagine my surprise when the German hasn't started in a Premier League game this term... Sure,…

Premier League
What does Kevin De Bruyne's injury mean for Manchester City?
15:00 Saturday 18th August 2018

Life's never more dangerous than when you’re on top. Manchester City discovered the truth in that proverb this week. Riding high after dispatching Chelsea in the Community Shield, then Arsenal on opening day, the juggernaut was…

Premier League
Why Manchester City shouldn't have signed Riyad Mahrez
15:00 Friday 13th July 2018

Manchester City have made their first summer acquisition when signing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City for a club record £60 million. City were after the Algerian international since last summer. The 27-year-old was on the radar…