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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…

Germany
Where does Philippe Coutinho fit at Bayern?
08:00 Thursday 22nd August 2019

Loyalty was once a key part of football. That now seems a thing of the past. When Liverpool signed Philippe Coutinho from Internazionale, the midfielder quickly established himself as a fans-favourite. The Brazilian was on track to becoming…

Bundesliga
2019/20 Bayern Munich Bundesliga preview
12:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

The Bundesliga had become a stroll for Bayern Munich since 2012/13 season, until last term, when Lucien Favre inspired Borussia Dortmund to mount a serious challenge; eventually coming up just short. A real message…

Bundesliga
Hakim Ziyech the ideal magician to solve Bayern Munich's attack
08:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Munich was the place to be on Saturday night. Bayern won their seventh Bundesliga title on the trot, capping off a troublesome season on a high note. An emotional farewell to club legends Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, dubbed "Robbery"…

Bundesliga
Four players Bayern Munich should sign next summer
09:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

Bayern Munich exited the Champions League early this season but remain in control in the Bundesliga. If there's anything new, it's that they kicked it into gear much later than usual domestically. Niko Kovac's first half-season…

Spain
Having looked high should Real Madrid look low to replace Ronaldo?
08:00 Friday 8th March 2019

Ask anyone what’s wrong with Real Madrid. Read an opinion. Watch pundits discuss it on television or the internet. Inevitably, everyone acknowledges Los Blancos didn’t replace Cristiano Ronaldo.  The two-part response is also…

Bundesliga
Loss to Borussia Dortmund exposes chemistry issues for Bayern Munich
08:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

A particularly good weekend for derbies capped off with the affair in Manchester. Understandably, a contest between two clubs that have spent nearly a billion pounds sterling combined for their current managers [Manchester City/Pep Guardiola/£541.9,…

Italy
Is Krzysztof Piatek threatening Robert Lewandowski's place with Poland?
09:00 Wednesday 24th October 2018

A surprise striker sits atop the Serie A goal-scoring chart. It was widely predicted Cristiano Ronaldo would storm his way to pole position once arriving at Juventus. However, it’s little-known Polish frontman Krzysztof Piatek…

European Football
Why Bayern Munich, Poland must look beyond Robert Lewandowski
09:00 Thursday 18th October 2018

Robert Lewandowski has had an impressive career. From his humble beginnings in the third tier of Polish football, he has risen all the way to the very top, dominating the Bundesliga and making a mark in Europe. However, despite boasting a formidable…

Transfers
Signing Robert Lewandowski will be a game changer for Chelsea
08:00 Sunday 5th August 2018

A tree cannot make a forest, or so the saying goes. Robert Lewandowski had a disappointing World Cup, but Poland's problems went far beyond the striker. The ruthless finisher is time-tested and proven. From humble beginnings in his…

Spain
5 top candidates to succeed Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid
15:00 Wednesday 1st August 2018

Can a player like Cristiano Ronaldo be replaced?  The 450 goals in 438 games brand is not the type of scorer you pick up at the mini-mart. Regardless, life goes on; Real Madrid must play the 2018/19 season not only without Zinedine…

World Cup
Ranking the 16 World Cup group stage exiles
17:00 Friday 29th June 2018

Can you imagine the fit that club presidents and managers would have if FIFA announced a Europa League equivalent for the World Cup? Like third-place finishers in the Champions League group stages, the World Cup group also-rans could decamp…

World Cup
World Cup Group H: Can high-flying Japan keep Poland on the ground?
08:30 Thursday 28th June 2018

Group H has certainly provided us with the most surprises to date. Before the World Cup, the smart money would have been on a Colombia/Poland one-two. However, it's these two international powerhouses that are sitting in third and fourth…

World Cup
World Cup Group H: Urgency is the word as both Colombia and Poland look to rebound on Match Day 2
12:30 Sunday 24th June 2018

Group H, as predicted, is the most open group in this year's World Cup. Any team can still progress. Columbia and Poland were the favourites. Los Cafeteros' run to the quarterfinal in Brazil dazzled everyone. Poland has quietly built…

World Cup
World Cup Group H: Expect goals in the culture clash between Poland and Senegal
09:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018

In case you didn't notice, the world's most prestigious football tournament is upon us and has already blessed us with thrills, surprises and drama. Russia put up five on Saudi Arabia to kick off the competition.  Iceland…