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Germany
Has RB Leipzig's success this season gone unnoticed?
17:00 Monday 6th May 2019

A surprise 3-0 loss away at Freiburg adds to defeats against Wolfsburg, and title contenders Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich as RB Leipzig’s only league defeats this season. It’s not surprising then that Die Bullen sit comfortably…

Bundesliga
Is it time for shadow striker Yussuf Poulsen to step into the limelight?
15:00 Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Move over Timo Werner, a new star’s ready to lead RB Leipzig. Indeed, the rate at which Yussuf Poulsen’s growing for the emerging German giants, it won’t be long before he finally eclipses his fellow striking sensation in…

Bundesliga
Four players Bayern Munich should sign next summer
09:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

Bayern Munich exited the Champions League early this season but remain in control in the Bundesliga. If there's anything new, it's that they kicked it into gear much later than usual domestically. Niko Kovac's first half-season…

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
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…

International
International Friendlies: Germany v Brazil combined XI
10:00 Tuesday 27th March 2018

The 2014 World Cup Finalists meet at the Olympiastadion in Berlin tonight. Tite’s Selecao haven’t forgotten July 8, 2014, when 200 million Canarinho fans were stunned by the humiliating 7-1 loss on home soil. The match is now famously…

Premier League
Double-team: What Naby Keita will eventually bring to Liverpool
09:00 Sunday 11th February 2018

Seeing Naby Keita grace the Anfield pitch is a dream Liverpool fans have been hoping would become reality ever since its announcement last summer. Reds’ fans are anticipating July 1, when they will finally see their coveted man in…

Features
2017-18 Champions League's real group of death
09:00 Friday 25th August 2017

When the UEFA Champions League draw is announced, experts rush to determine the so-called group of death. It happens every year; 2017/18 is no different. With the UEFA Champions League Group Stage draw completed, the first question asked is…

Germany
Where should Timo Werner go after RB Leipzig?
11:00 Thursday 6th July 2017

There aren't too many top quality German forwards around these days. So the meteoric rise of the youngster, Timo Werner, has somewhat come as a relief for the entire nation. In order to sustain his improbable progress as Deutschland's biggest…

Opinion
5 faces to watch from Germany's Confederations Cup triumph
20:00 Tuesday 4th July 2017

The FIFA Confederations Cup usually serves as the penultimate global football tournament before the FIFA World Cup takes center stage. The 2017 version was won by a weakened Germany team who proved too strong all the same. For a German team…

Opinion
5 strikers who took Europe by storm last season
10:00 Saturday 10th June 2017

Last season, we witnessed loads of surprises in several Europe domestic leagues. Monaco's extraordinary cruise to the Ligue 1 title; RB Leipzig's fairytale debut in Germany and Antonio Conte's exceptional first taste of Premier League football,…

World Cup
Six Strikers to Watch in the Confederations Cup
11:00 Friday 2nd June 2017

Russia 2018 looms ever closer. Yet, prior to that, we have its preparation tournament, aka the Confederations Cup. Eight nations, some of which treat it a lot more seriously than others, contest a fortnight's worth of football for a lesser…

Germany
RB Leipzig Thrash SC Freiburg 4-0
09:00 Monday 17th April 2017

This has been an intriguing Bundesliga season, to say the least. Newly promoted side RB Leipzig dominated the early season. Around the holidays, Bayern Munich reclaimed their customary place. The Rekordmeister's resurgence hasn't dampened Leipzig's…

Germany
Bayern Munich Are Blitzing the Bundesliga
17:00 Monday 20th March 2017

Bayern Munich and other football clubs were a bit shocked at the start of the season when RB Leipzig was top of the Bundesliga. This was a surprise to many as Leipzig had just been promoted in the previous campaign. Leipzig had been at the…

Opinion
This season’s overachieving clubs in the top European Leagues
20:50 Thursday 26th January 2017

We have become accustomed to the same teams, which possess the strongest squads and greatest financial backing, winning their domestic title, year-on-year. The league success of an underdog is increasingly rare, but across Europe this season,…