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Carlos Queiroz: Master and Commander on the far side of football
08:00 Friday 22nd March 2019

Whether it’s club or international football, managers love to play god, remaking teams in their image. If that was the case with Carlos Queiroz, Colombia fans would be in for a shock. For eight years in Iran, Queiroz built a crack defensive…

Premier League
Did Everton win the Premier League transfer window?
09:00 Tuesday 14th August 2018

With games played after the transfer window closed last Thursday, Premier League clubs and observes can do more than speculate on the moves made. Most express pleasure with their business when time is called but there are some who wish the…

Transfer Analysis: Barcelona's new signing, Clement Lenglet
12:00 Friday 20th July 2018

Barcelona have signed Clement Lenglet from Sevilla on a five-year contract after activating his reported £32 million release clause. This is their second summer signing, following Brazilian Arthur.  Lenglet began his career…

Has Yerry Mina's World Cup heroics pressured Barcelona?
09:00 Saturday 7th July 2018

The World Cup provides the grandest stage for any footballer to prove his worth to every fan on the planet. Some never have the opportunity. Others clench up when the ovations are loudest. But there is another group who relish the…

World Cup
Colombia are the darkhorses of the 2018 World Cup
17:00 Thursday 31st May 2018

It is often said that the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers are the world's most difficult. The competition includes Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, Colombia, Peru and Chile. So, whichever teams come out alive could have decent prospects…

Barcelona's newest addition - who is Yerry Mina?
13:00 Saturday 20th January 2018

A player signed by FC Barcelona is usually an already well-known talent. On some occasions, however, the world's biggest clubs snap up the unknown. Fans outside Brazil or South America may not know Barca's latest signing. So who is Yerry…