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European Championships
Will Hungary face the Topknot of God?
12:01 Tuesday 19th November 2019

November 18 2009, Stade de France, 104th minute: As Florent Malouda lined up the free-kick from  45 yards, centre-half Sebastien Squillaci hustled into the Ireland box. Referee Martin Hansson blew the whistle to resume play. Malouda’s…

International
Can Wales qualify for Euro 2020?
12:00 Wednesday 13th November 2019

With two games left, the EURO 2020 qualifying groups are really heating up. The time has come for Wales manager Ryan Giggs to show the world what he’s made of and lead his squad into second place in group E; meaning automatic…

Premier League
Two solutions for Manchester United's right wing?
17:00 Saturday 21st September 2019

Ask yourself why Sir Alex Ferguson signed Robin van Persie. It wasn’t to stick it to Arsene Wenger. That was a bonus. No, he needed someone who could provide balance in the Manchester United attack. Always devastating down the left flank…

European Championships
What must Ryan Giggs change to ensure Wales qualify for Euro 2020?
12:00 Wednesday 4th September 2019

Ryan Giggs is facing a defining moment in his managerial career. Wales’ poor start to Euro 2020 qualification leaves the possibility of another red wave cascading over the continent – a la France 2016 - in jeopardy.  Back-to-back…

Premier League
Why is Daniel James getting an unfair reputation as a diver?
19:00 Tuesday 27th August 2019

Football is subjective. That's why we love it. Heated debates down your local boozer are part and parcel of our beautiful game. Even with VAR now in common practice, differing opinions still leads to strong discussions as we look…

League Two
How far can the Class of 92 take Salford City?
19:00 Tuesday 13th August 2019

It can be argued that tonight's game against Leeds United is the biggest in Salford City's 79-year history. Since the famed Class of 92 takeover in March 2014, The Ammies have gone from strength-to-strength. After four promotions in…

Premier League
What to expect from Manchester United new boy Daniel James?
12:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

Albeit later than anticipated, Manchester United has got off the mark in this transfer window. The Red Devils have acquired Daniel James from Swansea City after the 21-year-old enjoyed an excellent breakthrough season in professional…

League Two
How will Salford City spend their summer?
15:00 Thursday 13th June 2019

Salford City have been a team in the headlines in recent years. Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, Gary and Phil Neville each invested 10% in the club with Singaporean investor Peter Lim financing the remaining 60% in 2014. Since…

Premier League
Manchester United in dreamland
08:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Since the Manchester Derby defeat to City, I’ve had a recurring dream. It's odd on many levels, but mostly because I rarely remember my dreams. This one never deviates; the same scene plays out for me every night. Sir Alex Ferguson…

International
How Wales can help Gareth Bale become a Real Madrid legend
12:00 Sunday 24th March 2019

Thousands of Welsh fans were left disappointed when they learned Gareth Bale would be rested for the game against Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday. Fans trooped to Wrexham’s Racecourse Ground to catch a glimpse of the Real Madrid star, only…

Features
How Andrew Lloyd Webber explains modern football
15:00 Tuesday 11th September 2018

Wayne Rooney is doing well in Major League Soccer, as he should. Even on tired, 30-something legs, his talent level demands no less. He leads the DC United line, just as fans and coaches expected him to do in the Premier League. The problem…

International
Ryan Giggs, Wales and a Golden Generation
08:00 Sunday 9th September 2018

Ryan Giggs’ first competitive home game in charge of Wales was primed with a poetic quality from the get-go. Successful forays into China and Mexico in the 11 months since Wales last played in front of a home crowd had helped to ease…

Spl
Steven Gerrard: Why Rangers is perfect audition for Liverpool job
17:30 Tuesday 1st May 2018

Steven Gerrard’s first senior job in management will likely be confirmed in the coming days, following the news of Graeme Murty’s dismissal from Rangers.  Rangers were humiliated last weekend, crumbling to a 5-0 defeat…

International
Gareth Bale shines as Wales dismantle China 6-0
15:40 Thursday 22nd March 2018

Ryan Giggs will face tougher tests, but as starts go he could not have asked for much better. His Dragons roared to an emphatic 6-0 victory in the opening game of the China Cup, securing themselves a place in the finals, where they will face…

International
China Cup: The Ryan Giggs Notebook
20:00 Tuesday 20th March 2018

As a cohort of the Welsh squad landed on Chinese soil and went through the expected preamble of photographs, autographs and posing with the tournament mascots, Ryan Giggs cut an affable and amiable figure. Giggs was not exactly curt in…