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Afcon
AFCON absentees: Who will be missed most by clubs?
19:01 Tuesday 16th July 2019

As the African Cup of Nations draws to a close, the thoughts of those involved will naturally turn away from international matters and back to the season ahead with their respective clubs. AFCON's 32nd edition sprung many surprises, such…

Afcon
What's wrong with Nigeria's attack?
12:00 Friday 5th July 2019

The 2019 African Cup of Nations group stage is complete. The Round of 16 begins today. All of the top nations arrived at the party.  The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain among the favourites to claim the title despite a shocking group…

Transfers
What will Belgian top-tier stars bring to Premier League squads?
17:01 Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Players who emerge from the Belgian First Division A are often quite expensive. Premier League clubs don’t mind paying. They cough out on the price-tag because such prospects could prove to be worth their weight in gold.…

Afcon
Naby Keita playing with fire at AFCON
17:00 Friday 28th June 2019

A 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League semifinal first leg at Camp Nou was bad enough for Liverpool. Losing Naby Keita to injury midway through the match rubbed salt in the wound. Fortunately, the Reds recovered to enjoy the…

Afcon
Ranking the top 10 AFCON stars
12:01 Friday 21st June 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations commences later today. Twenty-four countries battle it out for the prestigious trophy. Two years ago in the previous tournament, Cameroon engineered a minor upset to be crowned champions under Belgian…

Transfers
Why Manchester United must go all out for Wilfred Ndidi
08:00 Friday 24th May 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be handed massive funds to sign players at Manchester United this summer. That's no different to his predecessors. The question is, which departments will the Norwegian lavish his war-chest on? From what’s…

France
3 summer resolutions for Paris Saint-Germain
09:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

The takeover by Qatari Sports Investments transformed Paris Saint-Germain into a European Juggernaut. This began in 2011. Since then, the Parisians have capitalized France, winning a combined 15 domestic accolades including six…

Premier League
Brendan Rodgers bringing the best out of Wilfred Ndidi
12:00 Thursday 4th April 2019

It's not often a player gets all the plaudits without registering a goal or assist in a game. Wilfred Ndidi unconsciously dragged the spotlight with another solid performance for Leicester City in Saturday's well-deserved 2-0 victory…

International
Five Super Eagles players everyone wants to see right now
15:00 Wednesday 20th March 2019

When Gernot Rohr leads out his Super Eagles to the Stephen Keshi stadium in Delta State on March 22, it’ll be his 25th match in charge. Not many managers last that long with the three-time African Champions. In terms of performance, Rohr…

Premier League
What does the future hold for Wilfred Ndidi at Leicester City?
17:00 Monday 27th August 2018

Leicester City achieved the improbable, winning the Premier League in 2016. Going from relegation strugglers to champions shocked the world. Falling back to earth, not so much. Under Claude Puel, the Foxes became relevant again, last term.…

Transfers
6 young stars ready to break out in Europe
08:00 Friday 29th June 2018

Across Europe, there are young players making their name with teams outside the elite clubs. You can always be sure European and Premier League big spenders in the Premier League are keeping an eye. Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern, Paris…

Premier League
Arsenal must back new manager with funds
10:00 Saturday 28th April 2018

Its no news that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will be stepping down at the end of the season, following 22 years of meritorious service at the Emirates stadium. The 68-year-old has come under increasing scrutiny from a section of club fans…

European Football
Where is the scoring midfielder?
09:30 Sunday 25th March 2018

Frank Lampard, Francesco Totti, Steven Gerrard, Paul Scholes. All were classy midfielders who scored goals for ridiculous wages from the centre of midfield. They tied their runs to the edge of the box and could shoot from any angle on the pitch.…

Premier League
Wilfred Ndidi isn't long for Leicester
08:30 Monday 12th February 2018

When N’Golo Kante left Leicester City, it almost felt like the end of the world for the King Power faithful. The diminutive French international had been phenomenal in helping Leicester win the league in 2016. He left for Chelsea…

Premier League
Best Premier League youngsters in 2017-18
08:30 Sunday 14th January 2018

"If you're good enough, you're old enough."  Sir Matt Busby said that when discussing the challenges in building a new squad after the Munich Air Disaster. Many viewed the remark as needs must, preferring experience to…