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A League
Is Robbie Fowler ready for the A-League challenge?
08:00 Friday 11th October 2019

On Sunday, Brisbane Roar kick off their Hyundai A-League with a trip to Perth Glory. For new boss Robbie Fowler, the opportunity to manage has been a long time coming. In recent years, interest in the Leeds and Bristol Rovers positions was…

Premier League
Is Gunners visit to Old Trafford a Premier League Top-6 eulogy?
17:01 Monday 30th September 2019

Yuval Noah Harari impressed the world as a historian with his book, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. He then flexed his philosophical muscle with Homo Deus, in which he discussed humankind’s future [hopefully not so brief]. …

Premier League
Wan-Bissaka's game lacks dimension
08:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

In the 2019/20 Premier League season’s early doors, Manchester United fans went a bit overboard in their appreciation for new right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. It cannot be argued that the 21-year-old’s defending stood out. His positioning…

Champions League
Jesse Marsch living the [not so] American Dream
12:01 Wednesday 18th September 2019

Based solely on Red Bull Salzburg’s Austrian Bundesliga play this season, you may form one of two opinions about their new manager, Jesse Marsch. Perfect after seven games while scoring 34 and shipping six, you might conclude he wasn’t…

Champions League
2019/20 Champions League Preview
08:01 Tuesday 17th September 2019

In a throwback to the days of the British Empire, the Premier League dominated the football map in May and June, sending four clubs to the Champions and Europa League finals. Tonight, the rest of the world finally has a chance to answer the…

Italy
Will Bobby Duncan sink or swim at Fiorentina?
09:00 Sunday 8th September 2019

He’s been compared to Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and Robbie Fowler, attracted interest from Manchester United and Lazio and caused a media storm. Now Bobby Duncan leaves Anfield, joining Fiorentina after weeks of speculation and renewed…

Premier League
Chelsea, Manchester United youth face steep learning curve
09:01 Wednesday 21st August 2019

We’ve all seen the nature documentary or Youtube clip where the cute little bear cubs come across a skunk. Unafraid, they run up to play with it, learning a hard lesson while Pepe le Pew strolls off with his tail proudly in the air. If…

Premier League
Who are the Premier League transfer window moneymakers?
08:00 Wednesday 14th August 2019

The transfer window is intended to sign players who can improve a club. To use it for any other purpose invites derision. Fans will tell you a club that doesn't spend is either too small or lacks ambition. Developing and selling on…

Premier League
Can Manchester United fans be rational about Daniel Sturridge?
15:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

The Premier League transfer window is closed. No players on another club’s books can be signed in England’s top flight until January. Players can be sold, however, and other European clubs will still be buying until 2 September.…

Spain
Colour blind? Fekir turns up at Betis rather than Liverpool...
12:00 Sunday 4th August 2019

Deuteranopia is more commonly known as Red-Green colour-blindness. Sufferers display an inability to differentiate between certain shades belonging to the two colours, often leading to confusion with palettes. Most cases are not severe or life-threatening.…

Champions League
Britannia Rules the Super Cup
08:00 Sunday 19th May 2019

English football fans are abuzz about Premier League teams annexing both European trophies. Some forget there's a third. At summer's end, the Champions and Europa League winners will meet at the Vodafone Park in Istanbul for the UEFA…

Champions League
A Song of Fire and Ice: Real Madrid vs Liverpool
08:00 Friday 4th May 2018

If you are George RR Martin's solicitor, please ignore the title. This article is not a blatant ripoff of your client's work. How could it be? Each team has only three substitutions. Although the thought occasionally enters my head…