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Managerial News
Unhappy league champions face questions despite success
15:00 Sunday 26th May 2019

Europe's top five domestic leagues all were won by defending champions this season. Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus each reaffirmed their domestic dominance. Despite these victories, none…

France
3 summer resolutions for Paris Saint-Germain
09:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

The takeover by Qatari Sports Investments transformed Paris Saint-Germain into a European Juggernaut. This began in 2011. Since then, the Parisians have capitalized France, winning a combined 15 domestic accolades including six…

France
Why Paris Saint-Germain needs to hire Jose Mourinho
08:00 Thursday 2nd May 2019

Managers getting snubbed is a popular phenomenon in football. It’s endured by even the most decorated of personalities. One gaffer who recently received the cold shoulder is Jose Mourinho. In the aftermath of Santiago Solari’s nightmare…

France
Paris Saint-Germain at the crossroads with Thomas Tuchel
12:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

Winning the domestic double (or treble if you add the Coupe de la Ligue) has become synonymous with Paris Saint-Germain for several seasons now. Each of Laurent Blanc and Unai Emery kept what is fast becoming a tradition for the French giants…

Managerial News
Why taking a rebuilding job is becoming a risk for established managers
08:00 Friday 26th April 2019

For managers, choosing the right job is essential. In the modern-day game when money is more prevalent then ever, the elite clubs from yesteryear are finding it more challenging to compete with each passing season. The project at hand at clubs…

France
Is winning La Classique Thomas Tuchel's last chance saloon?
12:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Paris Saint Germain go into the weekend with another cracker of a fixture. They face in-form Olympic Marseille in Le Classique. PSG's shocking exit in the Champions League against Manchester United remains fresh in supporters' minds.…

Champions League
Will PSG ever win the Champions League?
12:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

Does ‘La  Remontada’ translate into English? According to Ruud Gullit, on the air for BeIn’s Champions League coverage after Manchester United improbably knocked Paris Saint-Germain out in the Round of 16, it does. What…

Opinion
Does Angel Di Maria deserve abuse from Manchester United fans?
12:00 Friday 15th February 2019

The intensity of the boos and jeers from a section of Manchester United fans towards the returning Angel Di Maria was almost at par with the Argentine’s performance for Paris Saint-Germain. The former Real Madrid winger was in superlative…

Champions League
PSG one player away from Champions League success
08:00 Tuesday 5th February 2019

It's a given the wealthy are never satisfied and the powerful will strive to acquire more arms to rule the world. That's the way of the world. It's also the way in the footballing world. Rich and powerful teams always…

Champions League
Champions League place on line for Lyon when Neymar-less PSG visit
09:00 Sunday 3rd February 2019

Finishing in a Champions League spot is the most important thing for Lyon this season. There are just three in Ligue 1. They sit tenuously in third with runaway leaders Paris Saint-Germain on today's dance card. Les Gones dally 16…

France
Neymar's injury, Thomas Tuchel, PSG's nightmare
09:00 Saturday 2nd February 2019

The Parc des Princes trophy cabinet still lacks the desired centrepiece. The French League Cup, Coupe de la Ligue and the Ligue 1 title are deeded to Paris Saint-Germain since the Qatari Investment Authority purchased the club. Leonardo…

France
12 Days of Football 2018: Three French Clubs
08:00 Monday 24th December 2018

On the 3rd Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual year-end football soiree. Over the course of a dozen days,…

France
Is Thierry Henry ready for Paris Saint-Germain?
16:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

A quick rewind to the 2016/17 season. There wasn't much to separate Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco. PSG had the bucks. Monaco had Kylian Mbappe. The teenager's energy, pace and finishing quality were enough to deliver a stunning…

Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig: Young squads for old men
08:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

One advantage to an 18-team league is you can start a little later than divisions with 20 clubs and enjoy an extended summer holiday. Unfortunately, die Mannschaft ‘dis-sed’ that advantage with an underwhelming performance at the…

France
Why now is decision time for PSG's Adrien Rabiot
08:00 Saturday 28th July 2018

With a year left on his existing deal, Adrien Rabiot has an important decision to make in the coming days and weeks. Paris Saint-Germain are eager to keep him. Why would they not? He has a wealth of experience for a 23-year-old and is widely…