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Tactical Analysis
How Mario Mandzukic Is thriving as Gonzalo Higuain's natural successor at Juventus
12:00 Wednesday 10th October 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's signing represents a historic coup for Juventus. Acquiring the icon designated the Bianconeri as European heavyweights courtesy his Champions League bona fides. Such status previously eluded the Old Lady despite…

Tactical Analysis
Who are Manchester City's best XI?
09:00 Saturday 1st September 2018

In terms of talent and squad depth, no Premier League club matches Manchester City. The Champions strut immense quality in every department. Pep Guardiola knows how to manage a squad but his dilemma in choosing his best XI is often glaring. With…

Tactical Analysis
How would Chelsea line up under Maurizio Sarri?
17:00 Thursday 19th July 2018

It’s an all too familiar tale now – Chelsea will start another season with a new manager at the helm. As is usually the case when this happens, it’s perceived as a breath of fresh air. We’ll take that at face value.…

Tactical Analysis
What happened to the art of defending? 
11:00 Sunday 11th March 2018

Franco Baresi, Paolo Maldini, Bobby Moore, Ronald Koeman, Carles Puyol, Fabio Cannavaro, John Terry. The roll call of great defenders isn’t likely to inspire young minds. The FIFA generation can’t relate to the impact these players…

Tactical Analysis
The pressure-eluding midfielder: the most important position in football
20:00 Friday 16th February 2018

As I sat down on a cold Wednesday evening to watch Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, I was expectant of a high-quality match. Madrid have won three of the past four Champions Leagues; no team has scored more goals that PSG in this year's…

Tactical Analysis
3 ways Arsenal can defeat Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley
09:00 Friday 9th February 2018

Despite being known as Arsenal’s inferior, younger sibling, Tottenham has seemingly come of age in recent seasons. Last season they finished above the Gunners and since Mauricio Pochettino took over the reins, there’s been a subtle…

Tactical Analysis
Tactical Analysis: Barcelona in Valverde's 4-4-2
17:00 Thursday 11th January 2018

Ernesto Valverde arrived at Barcelona in summer 2017 as a replacement to Luis Enrique. He has won Greek Super League on three occasions with Olympiacos and a Spanish Super Cup with Athletic Bilbao during his time in Spain. Although the trophy…

Tactical Analysis
Meet Sergej Milinković-Savić, the future star everyone is talking about
17:00 Wednesday 10th January 2018

There seems to be a new era of talented players taking Europe by storm. Even though names such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Eden Hazard continue to dominate front pages and transfer rumours, there are other players that are…

Opinion
4 Reasons Chelsea needn't panic
09:30 Wednesday 16th August 2017

Should Chelsea panic after dropping its season opener at home to Burnley? Do you rush to the ER with a hangnail? Here are four reasons why life will go on at the Bridge.  Many football fans are like children. Time has no meaning. Past and future…

Editors Thoughts
At Gold Cup, rich get richer
21:00 Wednesday 19th July 2017

Last week, CONCACAF's disciplinary committee forfeited French Guiana's result against Honduras and banned Florent Malouda from the tournament for playing in the Gold Cup while ineligible. This week, the big nations were permitted to upgrade…

Opinion
Selling their soul didn't pay off for Barcelona in El Clásico
16:45 Sunday 4th December 2016

It took the full ninety minutes but this weekend's renewal of El Clásico at the Nou Camp proved there isn't much to separate Barcelona and Real Madrid on the pitch. Los Blancos were the aggressors with the clearer chances in the first half…

Premier League
Will Refereeing Errors Become A Thing Of The Past?
08:30 Wednesday 9th March 2016

Who would choose to be a referee, you get abuse, scrutinised and constantly questioned about every decision you make. But could that all be about to change with the introduction of further technology? On Sunday, Germany Ladies knocked England…

Features
Chelsea Lose Face At Villa Park
15:58 Monday 17th March 2014

League leaders' lose ground on rivals and embarrass themselves in the process, Declan Fisher looks at what went wrong for the special one. Manchester City showed character and class this weekend to confirm their place as favourites to lift…

Premier League
A Game Of Two Halves - Manchester City vs Sunderland
15:40 Sunday 7th October 2012

Dez Richardson analyses yesterday's game between Manchester City and Sunderland Champions Manchester City recorded their first clean sheet of the season with a comfortable win over Sunderland.

European Football
A Game Of Two Halves - CFR Cluj vs Manchester United
18:40 Wednesday 3rd October 2012

Dez Richardson analyses last night's action between CFR Cluj and Manchester United. Robin Van Persie netted twice, as United come from behind to beat Cluj 2-1.

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