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Can AZ Alkmaar challenge Ajax?
17:00 Thursday 12th December 2019

Like many top European leagues, the Eredivisie is largely dominated by a handful of teams. Success breeds success and in the Netherlands, it is Ajax and PSV Eindhoven who hold a monopoly on the title. Still, Holland’s top-flight isn’t…

Premier League
Liverpool: Mission Impossible or Mission Invincible?
21:41 Saturday 16th November 2019

Good evening, Herr Klopp. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, will be to go the entire season unbeaten while shattering Manchester City's Premier League points record. If you fail to remain undefeated or allow City to recapture…

Premier League
Three key moments suggest the stars are aligning for Liverpool
17:00 Wednesday 3rd April 2019

The phrase 'It's our year' has often been used as a stick by rivals to beat Liverpool fans. However, whether you like it or not, the true fact is that Jurgen Klopp's men are as close as they've ever been to a nineteenth…

League One
Wigan have the chance to overtake Shrewsbury and Blackburn for pole position in League One
16:00 Friday 6th April 2018

Between five and eight games are left to play by all teams in League one right now which means playoffs and promotion spots are being fought for. Three teams competing for League One automatic places right now includes Wigan Athletic, Shrewsbury…

Premier League
Man City: Champions elect?
10:00 Saturday 31st March 2018

With eight games to go, City are 16 points beyond rivals Manchester United in the Premier League title race. When the gap was just 11, Pep Guardiola told a Mirror reporter he had not expected to run away from the pack so easily, that it was…

Is the La Liga title race officially over?
09:30 Friday 9th March 2018

Considering the manner in which Barcelona were duly dispatched in the season’s Spanish Super Cup curtain-raiser against Real Madrid, few pundits would have thought the Catalan side could have streaked clear in the race for this season’s…

Premier League
Premier League title race will be tighter than expected
14:00 Saturday 10th February 2018

The Premier League has delivered plenty of drama this season. The title race remains the most-debated subject. With the gap between first and second narrowing by two points recently, the outcome will prove tighter than many assume.  …

J League
J.League Title Race down to the Wire
10:00 Friday 1st December 2017

Kashima Antlers may be left rueing this season. The league leaders could have wrapped up the title several weekends ago, but they have left the door wide open for Kawasaki Frontale to win it on the final day. Few Japanese football fans…

Girona 2-1 Real Madrid: 3 talking points
14:30 Monday 30th October 2017

In the weekend's biggest shock, Real Madrid was stunned 2-1 at the Estadi Montilivi. Newly promoted Girona recorded a famous victory over the defending La Liga champions with goals from Portu and Cristhian Stuani. Here are three talking points…

Three reasons why Chelsea must be wary of Middlesbrough
16:00 Monday 8th May 2017

The Blues welcome Boro to Stamford Bridge for the week's last Premier League encounter. The league leaders defeated the visitors 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium earlier in the season. The host will be aiming to capitalize on second-placed Tottenham's…

Happy St. Wengeringham's Day! Why Arsenal's season is officially over
19:00 Wednesday 1st February 2017

We've reached that all too familiar point in every Arsenal season. That point in the season where Arsenal provide comedy for their title rivals and make a mockery of themselves simultaneously. Being 2-0 down to Watford after 13 minutes is the…

Are Manchester United out of the title race?
23:00 Tuesday 17th January 2017

Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic has spoken out over his former employer's title hopes and it's not good news for fans of the Serbian. Vidic believes United's chances of claiming the title are completely gone – apparently, 12 points is…

Premier League
Match Report: Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 Arsenal
13:59 Monday 7th March 2016

The early kick on Saturday off saw a North London derby with more at stake than the usual temporary bragging rights. In the short term there was the matter of second place in the Premier League table at stake. In the longer term, a win for…