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International
Can Germany reinstate its fearsome reputation?
12:00 Friday 6th September 2019

The short international break offers clubs time to reflect on their current situation. For international teams, their resting period is over. Germany return to action tonight. Joachim Low will hope his side pick up from where they…

Spain
2019/20 Real Madrid La Liga preview
19:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

They say enjoy your success while it lasts. Real Madrid surely did that winning three Champions Leagues on the bounce. Unfortunately for Los Blancos, as they say, it doesn't last. The Spanish giants are now on the opposite end of the…

Transfers
Does Donny van de Beek fit into Zidane's Real Madrid master plan?
08:01 Monday 5th August 2019

After Rodrygo Goes, Eder Militao, Luka Jovic, Eden Hazard and Ferland Mendy came in so soon after the transfer window opened that it was like they'd camped out for Black Friday, all went quiet on the Real Madrid front. Club President Florentino…

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…