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Spain
Having looked high should Real Madrid look low to replace Ronaldo?
08:00 Friday 8th March 2019

Ask anyone what’s wrong with Real Madrid. Read an opinion. Watch pundits discuss it on television or the internet. Inevitably, everyone acknowledges Los Blancos didn’t replace Cristiano Ronaldo.  The two-part response is also…

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,…

Italy
Is Krzysztof Piatek threatening Robert Lewandowski's place with Poland?
09:00 Wednesday 24th October 2018

A surprise striker sits atop the Serie A goal-scoring chart. It was widely predicted Cristiano Ronaldo would storm his way to pole position once arriving at Juventus. However, it’s little-known Polish frontman Krzysztof Piatek…

European Football
Why Bayern Munich, Poland must look beyond Robert Lewandowski
09:00 Thursday 18th October 2018

Robert Lewandowski has had an impressive career. From his humble beginnings in the third tier of Polish football, he has risen all the way to the very top, dominating the Bundesliga and making a mark in Europe. However, despite boasting a formidable…

Transfers
Signing Robert Lewandowski will be a game changer for Chelsea
08:00 Sunday 5th August 2018

A tree cannot make a forest, or so the saying goes. Robert Lewandowski had a disappointing World Cup, but Poland's problems went far beyond the striker. The ruthless finisher is time-tested and proven. From humble beginnings in his…

Spain
5 top candidates to succeed Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid
15:00 Wednesday 1st August 2018

Can a player like Cristiano Ronaldo be replaced?  The 450 goals in 438 games brand is not the type of scorer you pick up at the mini-mart. Regardless, life goes on; Real Madrid must play the 2018/19 season not only without Zinedine…

World Cup
Ranking the 16 World Cup group stage exiles
17:00 Friday 29th June 2018

Can you imagine the fit that club presidents and managers would have if FIFA announced a Europa League equivalent for the World Cup? Like third-place finishers in the Champions League group stages, the World Cup group also-rans could decamp…

World Cup
World Cup Group H: Can high-flying Japan keep Poland on the ground?
08:30 Thursday 28th June 2018

Group H has certainly provided us with the most surprises to date. Before the World Cup, the smart money would have been on a Colombia/Poland one-two. However, it's these two international powerhouses that are sitting in third and fourth…

World Cup
World Cup Group H: Urgency is the word as both Colombia and Poland look to rebound on Match Day 2
12:30 Sunday 24th June 2018

Group H, as predicted, is the most open group in this year's World Cup. Any team can still progress. Columbia and Poland were the favourites. Los Cafeteros' run to the quarterfinal in Brazil dazzled everyone. Poland has quietly built…

World Cup
World Cup Group H: Expect goals in the culture clash between Poland and Senegal
09:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018

In case you didn't notice, the world's most prestigious football tournament is upon us and has already blessed us with thrills, surprises and drama. Russia put up five on Saudi Arabia to kick off the competition.  Iceland…

World Cup
Who will win the Golden Boot at Russia 2018?
17:30 Wednesday 13th June 2018

Won by Colombia’s James Rodriguez in Brazil last time out, the Golden Boot (often referred to as the Golden Shoe and confused with the Golden ball) is awarded to the player who scores the most goals. So, who will take home the prize in…

World Cup
Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Group H
12:30 Wednesday 13th June 2018

Not only is Group H home to two of the nicest kits on show in Russia - Colombia and Japan - but it is one of the most competitive. The bookies reckon Poland and Colombia will ultimately triumph, but in Senegal and Japan, Group H possesses two…

World Cup
The European dark horses at the World Cup
12:00 Wednesday 6th June 2018

The World Cup is finally here. After a long wait of four years, the most anticipated football tournament kicks off on 14th June at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. As always, there are the favourites, underdogs and dark horses. We've…

World Cup
5 Bayern Munich players to watch out for in the World Cup
09:00 Thursday 31st May 2018

We're only two weeks away from the World Cup. Football's crème de la crème prepares to put everything on the line for the sake of national pride. Bayern Munich, an undisputed European heavyweight, will have 11 determined…

Spain
The potential arrival of Lewandowski may signal the end of Ronaldo at Madrid
17:00 Friday 23rd March 2018

Reports emerging in the Spanish media suggest that Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has agreed tentatively to join European champions, Real Madrid. The 29-year-old is worried about the ambition the Bavarians are showing, as they…