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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…

Bundesliga
Are SC Freiburg the newest Bundesliga dark horses?
18:01 Wednesday 18th September 2019

The Bundesliga has already served up pleasant surprises a month into the new season. Union Berlin introduced themselves in style at Borussia Dortmund’s expense while RB Leipzig sit atop the throne and Schalke are soaring under…

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…

Bundesliga
Bundesliga two-horse race? RB Leipzig want to widen the field
17:00 Wednesday 28th August 2019

Who doesn’t love a brand new football club funded by a mega-rich energy drink corporation? Most people as it turns out. There was a significant uproar when RB Leipzig formed in 2009. The furore only grew bigger as they progressed…

Bundesliga
2019/20 Bundesliga preview
17:05 Friday 16th August 2019

Imagine playing a word association game in which the object is to match a novel title with the country it best describes. Germany would probably get Sense and Sensibility. As stereotypes go, however, pragmatism and discipline aren’t bad…

Premier League
Was Dayot Upamecano the answer for Arsenal?
12:00 Saturday 10th August 2019

Arsenal was desperate for a quality centre-back before Laurent Koscielny's departure to Bordeaux. With their disenchanted captain gone, the urgency increased. Reportedly, the Gunners inquired after RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano.…

Germany
Ademola Lookman on the high-road to redemption at RB Leipzig
15:00 Saturday 27th July 2019

Well, another one bites the dust. In Ademola Lookman’s case, that may well be a good thing. The 21-year-old becomes the latest English youngster to move to the lucrative Bundesliga in the hunt for a major breakthrough.…

Football
Cup Weekend: Can underdogs win in Spain, Germany, Scotland?
12:00 Saturday 25th May 2019

Manchester City proved to the rest of England there’s much work to be done if they’re to ever come anywhere close. Pep Guardiola’s side swept all three domestic titles. The Cityzens couldn’t stop scoring in the FA Cup…

Transfers
Top teams to battle for Timo Werner
12:00 Friday 24th May 2019

Europe's biggest teams always want to get stronger. That's why they seek the best players in the game. Once a sparkling gem is discovered, they go all out to sign him. The Bundesliga is rich in precious gems. Luka Jovic and…

Germany
Has RB Leipzig's success this season gone unnoticed?
17:00 Monday 6th May 2019

A surprise 3-0 loss away at Freiburg adds to defeats against Wolfsburg, and title contenders Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich as RB Leipzig’s only league defeats this season. It’s not surprising then that Die Bullen sit comfortably…

Bundesliga
Is it time for shadow striker Yussuf Poulsen to step into the limelight?
15:00 Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Move over Timo Werner, a new star’s ready to lead RB Leipzig. Indeed, the rate at which Yussuf Poulsen’s growing for the emerging German giants, it won’t be long before he finally eclipses his fellow striking sensation in…

Premier League
Why hasn’t Naby Keita settled at Liverpool?
15:00 Monday 1st April 2019

You often wonder where box-to-box midfielders get the energy to cover so much ground. Guys like N’Golo Kante and Fernandinho have been satirically suspected of packing a pair of AAA batteries in their shorts each time they play. Whatever…

Germany
Can unpredictable RB Leipzig shock Bayern Munich at home?
12:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

There was a time RB Leipzig dreaded Bayern Munich. The gulf in class, pedigree and affluence sent jitters. The Red Bulls gladly donated its best prospects to the Bavarian project. Not anymore, however. On Wednesday, Die Bullen visit Allianz…

Europa League
Red Bull Salzburg conducting big business from corporate headquarters
17:00 Friday 30th November 2018

People often describe corporations as faceless. It comes of frustration at being run into the ground with no one individual who can be blamed for your suffering. Red Bull GmbH are a corporation. Headquartered just outside Salzburg, they make…

Championship
What happened to Oliver Burke?
12:00 Friday 30th November 2018

Oliver Burke was left out of the matchday squad while West Bromwich Albion enjoyed a 2-1 win over Ipswich Town on 23 November. The 21-year-old’s last first-team appearance for the Baggies was more than three weeks ago. His lack of playing…