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Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-Town XI
17:01 Thursday 26th September 2019

It's Thursday which often means Europa League. There's a bit of confusion in this year's tournament with Wolfsburg of the Bundesliga and Wolfsberg of the Austrian Bundesliga both featuring. That's nothing compared to English…

Spain
Are Atletico Madrid suffering from creative issues?
12:00 Thursday 26th September 2019

Unlike most prominent European sides, Atletico Madrid thrives from a working-class DNA. While La Liga rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid dominate teams by employing a relentless attacking scheme, Los Rojiblancos flourish when under an onslaught…

Italy
Did Adrien Rabiot make a mistake joining Juventus?
09:00 Thursday 26th September 2019

There are approximately 250 million footballers in over 200 countries worldwide. Sieving through, the most popular players are found in five European nations: England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France. Expectedly, something shifts…

Premier League
Can Eddie Howe turn in his best Bournemouth campaign?
08:00 Thursday 26th September 2019

Friday night’s victory over Southampton in the South Coast derby put Bournemouth in the top six of the Premier League table. The Cherries have (yet again) made a statement that they aren’t a relegation-threatened club anymore. Well,…

European Football
Is Idrissa Gueye PSG's missing Champions League piece?
19:01 Wednesday 25th September 2019

Paris Saint-Germain bolstered an already strong squad during the January transfer window. The French giants have dominated Ligue 1 for the better part of a decade. However, that hasn't translated into success in the Champions…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-United XI
17:01 Wednesday 25th September 2019

If you've travelled much, you might have noticed that places in different parts of the world share the same name. This has a great deal to do with the limited imaginations of famous English-speaking explorers. There's a Paris, Texas…

International
Why Nigeria’s pursuit of Tammy Abraham is stupid
12:00 Wednesday 25th September 2019

Success, as they say, has many friends. Tammy Abraham and his father can consider themselves blessed to truly experience what that means. What’s bizarre is how the tall forward is now being used to score cheap political points in…

Premier League
Is Caglar Soyuncu proving more than Harry Maguire's replacement?
09:01 Wednesday 25th September 2019

Leicester City bringing in Caglar Soyuncu was a clear contingency project in anticipation of Harry Maguire's exit. The Englishman's eventual departure last summer created a huge vacuum. After six matches, Soyuncu is showing…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer call time on Lingard's Manchester United career?
08:02 Wednesday 25th September 2019

You see it in youth leagues around the world, no matter the sport. The coach’s son plays. His talent level doesn’t enter the conversation. It isn’t limited to youth leagues either. Sir Alex Ferguson kept son Darren in his…

Premier League
Is it finally Liverpool's year?
19:01 Tuesday 24th September 2019

'This is their year' is a longstanding jibe often used to poke fun at Liverpool fans. Although Virgil van Dijk finished as runner-up at last night's FIFA's 'Best' awards ceremony, the Red half of Merseyside is loving…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-City XI
17:00 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman notoriously named all five sons and one daughter after himself. As a footballing nation, England is not quite that bad. The fact remains you'll find a ridiculous number of Cities, Towns, Uniteds,…

Non League
Notts County Not Adjusting to Non-League football
12:00 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Ranking among football's founding clubs is a big enough responsibility without any added pressure. Notts County bears that labour of love every single day. Not exclusively on match days when the fans let them know, but every millisecond.…

Germany
Can Jogi Low exploit Neuer/Ter Stegen battle?
09:01 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Trouble has started bewing again in the German national team. As if Joachim Loew’s decision to ruthlessly sideline World-Cup winners wasn’t enough, there’s now a proper feud taking place in their goalkeeping department. Manuel…

Germany
Will Coutinho be Bayern's difference-maker?
08:01 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Liverpool fans can still recall memories of Philippe Coutinho keeping them on their feet with his magical performances. The Brazilian's silky displays won him many admirers while at Anfield. Barcelona was among those.   Coutinho's…

Premier League
Talented Diogo Dalot has Manchester United decision to make
19:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

Manchester United Football Club finds themselves in no man's land. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his side are winless in away games since that unforgettable night in Paris. Their horrendous form on the road continued with a humbling defeat…