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2019/20 Ajax Eredivisie preview
17:00 Thursday 1st August 2019

A new season dawns for Erik ten Hag’s Ajax without wunderkinds Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong. To keep their crown, the Eredivisie champions cannot let the fire die even without their two torchbearers. While I Lancieri lost…

2019/20 Eredivisie Preview
15:01 Thursday 1st August 2019

Just over 50 years ago, Dutch football was Europe’s crown jewel. The Eredivisie rose again in the 90s when Louis van Gaal guided Ajax to a Champions League title and Johan Cruijff laid the foundation for Barcelona to become the most prolific…

Premier League
Manchester United no longer on the right side of history
08:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Manchester United are the Premier League’s Jeremy Corbyn. They don’t ignore anti-Semitism or have ties to terrorist organizations and sympathizers. Nevertheless, the Red Devils lean too far to the left and, while they shouldn’t…

Champions League
Can Ajax and Lyon be Champions League surprises in the New Year?
15:00 Wednesday 12th December 2018

At the beginning of the UEFA Champions League group stages, little was expected from AFC Ajax and Olympique Lyonnais. Put in relatively difficult groups containing certain European heavyweights, everyone dismissed them, expecting the pair to…

Can Daley Blind rejuvenate his career at Ajax?
15:00 Friday 24th August 2018

Ajax signed Daley Blind from Manchester United for a reported €16 million. Blind returned to the club where his senior career began, agreeing to a pay cut to find regular football.  Blind joined Manchester United following…

Eredivisie Preview: How all 18 clubs are shaping up
09:00 Friday 10th August 2018

European football is back. The FIFA World Cup eased the downtime. For Netherlands’ football enthusiasts, however, Russia offered little help with l'Oranje at home. The game died when Eredivisie climaxed in May. Dutch football's…

Premier League
Is Daley Blind finished at Manchester United?
12:00 Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Manchester United defender Daley Blind is struggling under Jose Mourinho this season. The Dutch international has spent the majority of the campaign either as an unused substitute or omitted from the matchday squad. He may be forced to…

Premier League
Four players who must leave Manchester United this summer
09:00 Wednesday 18th April 2018

After delaying Manchester City’s coronation as champions, Manchester United handed the title to the Citizens in the worst possible way. The Red Devils lost at home to West Bromwich Albion, the worst team in the division. It negated all…

Manchester United still need to address one key position within their team
07:12 Wednesday 13th September 2017

Manchester United Football Club started off the 2017/18 in brilliant fashion. Jose Mourinho's men won three and drew one of their opening four fixtures, but there is still one key position that needs work. It came to light against Stoke City…

The potential free agents of next summer
12:00 Monday 11th September 2017

This summer transfer window was an exciting one, but next years could take our breath away due to some huge names becoming free agents - if they don't agree a new deal before then, of course. As it is known by all in the football world, a contract…

Premier League
Five key Premier League players who could leave their clubs
12:30 Tuesday 2nd May 2017

While the mainstream media remains focused on some impressive players' futures, a lot is still to be said for other important players who could move on more quietly than the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez and Antoine Griezmann.  Here's…

Are Manchester United holding themselves back?
11:43 Monday 6th February 2017

What's the old adage? You can't win for losing? Manchester United have slightly altered the notion. They can't win for drawing. For the second time in 2017, United entered a match knowing they could make up ground on almost all the clubs above…

Is Mourinho blind not to see who should replace Carrick?
12:00 Sunday 8th January 2017

Jose Mourinho has the option to herald a new dawn of control and tempo in the Premier League; he can disrupt the perpetuated norm that a central-defensive-midfielder should be imposing and combative. Mourinho should look to Daley Blind to ease…

3 things we learned from Manchester United's thumping of the Champions Leicester City
12:12 Monday 26th September 2016

After two consecutive league defeats, this was finally a convincing result that lifted the mood of all Manchester United fans. A blistering first-half display ensured three points for Red Devils at Old Trafford on Saturday. It was indeed the…

Jose's in, but who could be out??
12:38 Thursday 7th July 2016

On Tuesday morning Jose Mourinho faced the media for the first time since being appointed Manchester United Manager last month. He's only been in the job for a short period of time but has already signed Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and…