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Spain
Why Real Madrid need to cash in on Luka Modric this summer
09:00 Thursday 2nd May 2019

That Luka Modric played some of the best football of his career last year is not in doubt. He starred in a Croatian team that took the world by surprise in reaching the World Cup final in Russia. He played a key role in Real Madrid’s…

Spain
3 quintessential signings to make Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid great again
08:00 Friday 15th March 2019

The prodigal father returned to Real Madrid. After Los Blancos endured their biggest humiliation in many years, Florentino Perez grovelled to bring back Zinedine Zidane. This time, however, it’s on the Frenchman's terms.  That…

Spain
Is Zinedine Zidane the saviour Real Madrid needs?
12:00 Tuesday 12th March 2019

Winning three Champions League trophies back-to-back is no mean feat. It does not happen by accident. Neither can it be explained away as a matter of luck. Zinedine Zidane earned all the praise he received and more for his exploits in the Real…

Bundesliga
Why the Bundesliga is a budding youngster’s paradise
09:00 Thursday 1st November 2018

Every youngster aspires to play vibrant, attacking football. Be it a striker, midfielder or even a defender, as a child, a budding footballer aspires to go forward and try to score goals. Some places withdraw freedom from youngsters, others…

Germany
Has the end come for Joachim Low and Germany?
15:00 Monday 15th October 2018

Few countries have achieved results similar to what Germany has accomplished in world football. In fact, Germany remains the only nation to have won both the men's and women's World Cups. And it is one of only four nations to win all…

Spain
Can Real Madrid beat Barcelona at their own game?
17:00 Saturday 1st September 2018

“They mesmerise you with their passing.” Those were the words of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. The Scot was describing Pep Guardiola's Barcelona. A side that beat his Man United team twice to lift the Champions…

World Cup
World Cup Group F: Germany no longer a sleeping giant for cornered South Korea
09:30 Wednesday 27th June 2018

Group F remains very tightly poised with the real possibility that three teams could be level on six-points after match-day three. Germany had an extremely lucky escape against Sweden, thanks to a late wonder strike from Toni Kroos, as they…

World Cup
The first round of games should serve as a wake up call to the heavyweights
17:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018

The World Cup has produced everything you could hope in less than a week. Russia decimated Saudi Arabia to kick things off, Portugal and Spain gave us a thriller. There are already a few worthy goal-of-the-tournament nominees. Hearts have been…

World Cup
World Cup Group F: Heavyweights clash early when Germany meets Mexico
09:30 Sunday 17th June 2018

Germany enters the competition as defending World and Confederations Cup champions. Die Mannschaft have been the team to beat in international competitions for some time. Joachim Low has done a tremendous job in maintaining consistency on the…

Premier League
Toni Kroos - Analysing Manchester United's potential midfield signings
08:30 Saturday 21st April 2018

As Manchester United’s season draws to a close, the 16-point gap with champions Manchester City understates their struggles. In his second year, Jose Mourinho brought in Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku, Nemanja Matic, and Victor Lindelof.…

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…

International
International Friendlies: Germany v Spain: A Combined XI
13:25 Friday 23rd March 2018

Germany and Spain are set to meet tonight at the Dusseldorf’s ESPRIT Stadium. The two most likely favourites to win the World Cup later in the year face each other to begin preparations for the same. Joachim Low’s side has a better…

Bundesliga
Leon Goretzka: Another German gem joins Bayern Munich
10:30 Sunday 21st January 2018

Every now and then the Bundesliga gives birth to a star. Then Bayern Munich arrives to move him into its constellation. Schalke 04 midfield sensation Leon Goretzka is the latest.  The Royal Blues have been raided…

Opinion
Tottenham Hotspur vs Real Madrid: A combined XI
12:00 Tuesday 31st October 2017

Nights do not come much bigger than this. Tottenham Hotspur welcome Spanish giants Real Madrid on Wednesday, knowing a victory would stencil them into the history books and all-but guarantee qualification. Both sides boast an impressive starting…

Opinion
Marco Asensio's new Real Madrid deal causes justifiable unrest
12:00 Friday 6th October 2017

Marco Asensio recently signed a lucrative new deal at Real Madrid. It has since emerged that Toni Kroos is unhappy about the youngster's vast increase in weekly wages. He has a right to feel disgruntled.