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World Cup
Can Belgium win the World Cup?
08:00 Saturday 31st March 2018

For the past two World Cup cycles we've heard how good Belgium are. This is their golden generation. There are world-class players throughout the lineup, perhaps even on the bench. So, maybe it's true, but Marc Wilmots wasn't able…

Match Reports
Brighton 0-4 Chelsea: Talking points
09:00 Sunday 21st January 2018

Eden Hazard put in a man of the match performance as Chelsea bulldozed through Brighton & Hove Albion. Mathew Ryan collected the ball from his goal a whopping four times. Coming in, Chelsea had a mini-crisis. Alvaro Morata…

MLS Conference semifinal hokey pokey: Pull your second leg out
15:27 Wednesday 8th November 2017

With one game oddly scheduled for last Thursday, the other three played out Sunday, MLS goes into the international break with its semifinal matchups set. Thursday, November 2nd Western Conference #2 Seattle Sounders  2 (2-0) 0  #3…

Champions League
Lucky Liverpool grab much needed European win
10:50 Thursday 2nd November 2017

Liverpool are renowned for doing things the hard way in recent years. This season is no exception. Starting their Champions League campaign with two draws in very winnable games didn't make life easy. The Reds bounced back with a 7-0 victory…

MLS Conference semifinal hokey pokey: Put your first leg in
16:00 Wednesday 1st November 2017

Sunday through Tuesday, the first legs in the four MLS conference semifinals took place. Here's a quick review for each seeded fixture. SundayWestern Conference#3 Vancouver Whitecaps 0-0 #2 Seattle SoundersTo be fair, only two franchises averaged…

MLS wildcards once again prove playoffs wholly different than regular season
12:00 Sunday 29th October 2017

Four midweek MLS matches produced opponents for the top two sides in each conference's semifinals while re-emphasising the gap between season and playoffs. While the North American sports media likes to promote any competition's regular season…

Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur: 3 things we learned
22:08 Saturday 28th October 2017

Manchester United overcame Tottenham Hotspur thanks to a late Anthony Martial goal in a game that pre sented more questions than answers for both si des.

Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United: what did we learn?
19:30 Saturday 14th October 2017

Despite familiar hyperbole heralding a thrilling goalapalooza, a second consecutive unexciting encounter at Anfield ended Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United. Other than the fact that those who don't pay attention to their history are doomed to…

How to overcome Real Madrid, by Quique Setien
17:45 Friday 22nd September 2017

Real Madrid, have arguably, been the World's best team in the past 12 months. Becoming the only team in history to win back-to-back European Champions League titles have seen their global brand become even more popular. Players such as Luka…

What we learnt from the London derby
18:04 Monday 18th September 2017

In an early season top four clash, Arsenal travelled to Stamford Bridge to take on the reigning Champions in the London derby. The game was filled with quality football, world-class players, and high drama. In the end, the spectacle allowed…

Match Reports
Atalanta 3-0 Everton: Three talking points
18:00 Friday 15th September 2017

Everton were comprehensively beaten away from home in their UEFA Europa League group stage fixture against Serie A side Atalanta. Their performance has prompted questions of both the players and effectiveness of Ronald Koeman, but what did…

Premier League
Premier League Saturday Review
17:06 Sunday 10th September 2017

The Saturday after the International Break is always welcomed in a festive manner. It brings back club football and the Premier League, of course. This Saturday was no different. It was pretty exciting and had all the ingredients of a typical…

Arsenal 3-0 Bournemouth; 3 talking points
09:30 Sunday 10th September 2017

In 16th place, the Gunners needed to register an emphatic performance. As did the winless Cherries. Here are the talking points from Arsenal 3-0 Bournemouth. Back-to-back defeats versus Stoke and Liverpool accompanied by a shambolic transfer…

Non League
South Shields, Scarborough Athletic: Non League sides sharing EFL aspirations
12:00 Thursday 31st August 2017

South Shields and Scarborough Athletic have long been non league nomads. Home again, both would now like to spend time in the Football League. Recently returned to their home town after a 10-year absence, Scarborough Athletic hosted South Shields…

Premier League
Arsenal: A Club in transition, stuck in the past, or in crisis?
14:30 Wednesday 30th August 2017

Abysmal, weak-willed, unwatchable, disgraceful, no desire: these were just some of the terms used to describe Sunday's performance from Arsenal against Liverpool at Anfield.  Arsenal's showing was summarised by Robbie Lyle and most fans on…