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Spain
Why Real Madrid should not buy Eden Hazard
08:00 Wednesday 13th February 2019

Eden Hazard is vocal about his future but gives mixed answers about where his future lies. He fancies Real Madrid, saying it is his childhood dream to play for the Whites. He also wants to become a club legend for Chelsea like Didier Drogba…

Spain
Thibaut Courtois far from keeping a clean sheet in Real Madrid blame game
12:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

Real Madrid is in a position they don’t like, fourth in La Liga, five points below La Liga leaders Barcelona. But they aren’t doing too badly judging from last season. After 16 games, Los Blancos is in exactly the same position…

Spain
Can Thibaut Courtois displace Keylor Navas at Real Madrid?
15:00 Friday 31st August 2018

Thibaut Courtois was forewarned. Keylor Navas wasn't ready for new companions, especially goalkeepers. Not the Belgium international. Not even young Andriy Lunin. The Costa Rican sounded this warning after Real Madrid's 2-1 victory…

Premier League
Can Kepa Arrizabalaga replace Thibaut Courtois at Chelsea?
15:00 Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Chelsea announced the club-record signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for €80million. The Blues triggered the release clause just after Thibaut Courtois left for Real Madrid. This deal also included Mateo Kovacic…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: The problem with supporting Chelsea is always having to say you're Sarri
09:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

Chelsea finished their title defence a meagre fifth after throwing away several last-ditch chances to claw their way back to the Champion's League spots. With entry into the Europa League and head coach Antonio Conte sacked, 2017/18 was…

World Cup
The Ballad of Danijel Subasic
12:30 Tuesday 10th July 2018

After witnessing Croatia goalkeeper Danilej Subasic’s performance to date in the World Cup knockout rounds, two metaphors come to mind. First, there is one often spoke of heroes. He will walk through fire for his team. With big saves…

World Cup
World Cup Quarterfinal: Is there a better matchup in this round than Brazil v Belgium?
09:30 Friday 6th July 2018

Beautifully flawed in their own ways, Brazil and Belgium meet in the quarter-finals, providing the tie of the round. A glittering array of stars have threatened to sparkle, but have only twinkled thus far - will this encounter…

Premier League
Chelsea's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Goal?
15:30 Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Antonio Conte had an exceptional first season in English football. As well as reaching the FA Cup final, the Italian won the Premier League crown convincingly. His second campaign, however, fell short. It brought back symptoms which have characterised…

World Cup
World Cup Preview: Which keeper will win the Golden Glove?
15:30 Thursday 14th June 2018

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. They bowed out to the hosts of that tournament, Sweden, in the UEFA playoff round. The Azzurri's absence deprives the world of one last look at Gianluigi Buffon…

Premier League
Why Chelsea should sell Thibaut Courtois this summer
09:00 Wednesday 6th June 2018

Not too long ago, teams seldom made a fuss about goalkeepers. Their job was deemed the easiest, they earned the lowest. Today, Chelsea must pay as-much-as £200,000 weekly to keep Thibaut Courtois at the club. The Blues have raised an…

World Cup
Intoxication and Expectation: Belgium at the World Cup
12:00 Sunday 3rd June 2018

Anyone who's someone in the beer world views Belgium as the centre of the universe. Even the national flag looks like a taster set, porter on the left, an amber in the middle and ruby red on the right. In footballing terms, the country…

World Cup
Manuel Neuer will be playing catch up if he starts for Germany in the World Cup
17:00 Friday 1st June 2018

Earth's biggest sporting competition will explode into action within a fortnight. All intelligent life on the planet will be eagerly anticipating their favourite stars performing for their respective nations.  Thinking about the…

Premier League
Will Mo Salah burn Stamford Bridge to repay Chelsea in kind?
08:30 Sunday 6th May 2018

The Premier League season was defined by Manchester City’s dominance. Mohamed Salah's unexpected impact at Liverpool has been nearly as fascinating. The 25-year-old Egyptian is the highest scorer in the league. Not bad for a Chelsea…

Premier League
Courtois must raise his game for Belgium at the World Cup
09:30 Friday 23rd March 2018

It is a known fact that Chelsea shot-stopper Thibaut Courtois ranks among the world's best. Perhaps Chelsea’s shambolic title defence has affected him. Perhaps it's his indecision regarding his future. No one knows…

Champions League
3 Players to watch during Tuesday's UEFA Champions League action
09:00 Tuesday 20th February 2018

The UEFA Champions League's Round of 16 will continue this Tuesday with two exciting games. Besiktas will visit Bayern Munich. Chelsea will host Barcelona. The latter pairing has a distinct history in semifinal meetings. John Terry…