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Champions League
Does Barcelona, PSG and Manchester City's Champions League capitulations highlight positive football's limitations?
12:00 Tuesday 14th May 2019

Underdogs prevail. Miracles only exist in fairy-tales. The bad guys in movies would tell you this. Even the Premier League fans started growing a pessimistic skin after witnessing the English sides struggle to make it big in the UEFA Champions…

Spain
3 Potential replacements for Diego Godin at Atletico Madrid
15:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

The end of an era beckons for Atletico Madrid. On Tuesday, captain Diego Godin announced his departure from the Spanish capital after almost a decade. A key reason for their remarkable Liga success in 2014, the Uruguayan was Los Colchoneros'…

Premier League
Does constant Premier League top-four slip-ups indicate a closing of the gap?
17:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

Forget about Manchester City and Liverpool for a second. These two are miles away from everyone else, in fact, they're in danger of making the Premier League like La Liga in that regard; a two-horse race. Today I'd like to focus on…

Premier League
Kevin de Bruyne health key to Manchester City's title defence
12:00 Monday 22nd April 2019

Manchester City’s back-to-back victories at the Etihad against Tottenham Hotspur left a bittersweet taste. Elimination from the Champions League quarterfinals in the first wasn't compensated by sending the Premier League title…

Premier League
Can Harry Kane's injury work in Son Heung-Min's favour?
12:00 Wednesday 17th April 2019

The dark clouds contained a silver lining for Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday night. Their moment of sheer horror upon seeing Harry Kane limp off was replaced with joyful exuberance. One closed door opened up another one when Son Heung-Min produced…

Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur have two big chances to lose an unwanted nickname
16:00 Tuesday 9th April 2019

The term 'Spursy' has become synonymous with multiple Tottenham Hotspur slipups over the years. Personally, I find the phrase has often been overused, as right now, pretty much 80% of the Premier League would kill to be in their position.…

Premier League
Is Victor Wanyama on his way out of Tottenham this summer?
08:00 Thursday 28th March 2019

Victor Wanyama struggles for form, fitness and playing time at Tottenham. He must choose between the usual two paths this summer. Find a new club or stay and fight?  Injured for the majority of 2018/19, the 27-year-old can’t crack…

Premier League
In which basket do the Premier League Top-6 put their eggs after the quarter-final draws?
12:00 Monday 18th March 2019

So the draw for the Champions League and Europa League has been made, and England’s top six know their fate. Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea have all made it into the quarter-finals of their…

Premier League
Which English teams stand the best chance at progressing in the Champions League?
17:00 Friday 15th March 2019

Who says English teams struggle in Europe? All six Premier League sides who took part in the last round of the Champions League and Europa League progressed, in what was a memorable fortnight for the beautiful game in the country of its birth.…

Premier League
Why Gareth Bale returning to Tottenham makes sense
17:00 Wednesday 13th March 2019

If Gareth Bale was debating whether it may be the time to leave Real Madrid, he’ll be sure of it now. The return of Zinedine Zidane is likely to be the final nail in his dying Los Blancos career. Bale and Zidane never had a fruitful working…

Premier League
Is Tottenham Hotspur's top four place in danger?
12:30 Saturday 9th March 2019

About a fortnight ago, Tottenham Hotspur were regarded as the outside bet at a Premier League title. Mauricio Pochettino's men have always played some scintillating football. That hasn't changed, but recently, Premier League results…

Premier League
Unai Emery is slowly perfecting the art of rotation at Arsenal
16:00 Monday 4th March 2019

Unai Emery's Arsenal reign polarises opinion. Fans expected a magician who makes the Gunners' problems disappear, transforming the North Londoners into a champion much like his previous club, Paris Saint-Germain. Instead,…

Germany
Will Borussia Dortmund end the season empty-handed?
17:00 Saturday 23rd February 2019

Borussia Dortmund started the season on fire. In a league that has been dominated by Bayern Munich for more than half a decade, many saw it as a breath of fresh air. But the Bundesliga’s most successful club has now been let back in on…

Championship
Can Championship sensation Che Adams step up to the Premier League?
17:00 Thursday 21st February 2019

If Che Adams scored against Bolton last Tuesday, it would have created a little bit of Birmingham City history. The striker would've been the first player to score in seven consecutive league matches for the club since Trevor Francis in…

Premier League
Son Heung-Min gives Tottenham Hotspur a timely lift
17:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

For Tottenham Hotspur, it has certainly been a fortnight to forget. First up, Harry Kane picked up an injury in a tough 1-0 loss at home to Manchester United. Then came another star player sidelined with Delli Alli ruled out. Mauricio…