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Afcon
Sadio Mane in the driver's seat as Senegal target history at AFCON
08:02 Wednesday 10th July 2019

Coming into the Africa Cup of Nations as the top-ranked team on the continent, Senegal is a firm favourite to lift the trophy for the first time in the nation’s history. Boasting some of the best players on the continent at the moment,…

Afcon
Why Senegal aren't trusted AFCON favourites
15:00 Sunday 30th June 2019

Senegal can be described as Africa's roaring lions. The Teranga Lions are 22nd in FIFA's World Rankings, the highest among African nations. The nation boasts so many top players at the moment that standing in the tunnel beside them…

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…

Premier League
Is leadership Arsenal's greatest need in the market?
20:15 Tuesday 4th June 2019

Arsene Wenger's last days were filled with sub-par memories. The Gunners were the weakest among the Premier League's big six. Fans cried out for a new gaffer. Wenger had little choice but to retire, vacating the hot seat for Unai Emery.…

Premier League
Should Manchester United go all-in on centre-backs?
15:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

To say Manchester United finished the season in a timid way would be putting it kindly. When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed as interim manager, he got off to a flying start. The Norwegian won 14 of his first 19 games. After he got the…

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…

Spain
3 Potential replacements for Diego Godin at Atletico Madrid
15:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

The end of an era beckons for Atletico Madrid. On Tuesday, captain Diego Godin announced his departure from the Spanish capital after almost a decade. A key reason for their remarkable Liga success in 2014, the Uruguayan was Los Colchoneros'…

Managerial News
Why taking a rebuilding job is becoming a risk for established managers
08:00 Friday 26th April 2019

For managers, choosing the right job is essential. In the modern-day game when money is more prevalent then ever, the elite clubs from yesteryear are finding it more challenging to compete with each passing season. The project at hand at clubs…

Italy
Juventus must be patient with Champions League dreams
08:00 Wednesday 24th April 2019

While a celebratory mood echoed over the Juventus stadium on Saturday, the underlying dissatisfaction merely waited to emerge again. The Old Lady became Italian Champions for the eighth straight season, yet something didn’t feel…

Opinion
Why Phil Jones' extension is a catastrophe for Manchester United fans
12:00 Tuesday 12th February 2019

Manchester United recently announced that Phil Jones signed a contract extension to keep him at Old Trafford another four years. Many United fans stormed social media to express their displeasure. For them, it is a step in the wrong direction.…

Premier League
Three defenders Manchester United should consider signing
09:00 Wednesday 7th November 2018

Manchester United are all over the place defensively. No longer is Old Trafford the fortress it was last season. A lot has changed since David De Gea won his first Golden Glove. The Red Devils often put up some excellent defensive displays due…

European Football
Top 7 African stars in Europe this season
17:00 Sunday 20th May 2018

African stars continue to thrill us with stellar performances. Few have simply outshone their peers this season, though. Those players will strive to repeat the feat next campaign.  Here are Africa's best seven players across Europe's…

Spain
Why Real Madrid and Juventus both must sign centre-backs this summer
13:00 Tuesday 15th May 2018

When we think about Juventus and Real Madrid, we usually think about excellence, titles, domestic domination, and European success. We also think about world-class players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric, Gareth Bale, Gonzalo Higuain,…

Italy
There is no way back for Napoli next season
09:00 Tuesday 1st May 2018

A season that promised to be one of the best in Napoli's history is threatening to end in yet another anti-climax. This term, the Partenopei have not hidden their ambition to wrest the Serie A title from Juventus' vice-like grip. They…

Premier League
3 centre backs Manchester United can sign
12:00 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Rumours last week alleged Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has decided to sell his centre-half pairing. Phil Jones and Chris Smalling have been the main duo in the club's league-leading defence this season. Both, but…