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Premier League
Is it finally Liverpool's year?
19:01 Tuesday 24th September 2019

'This is their year' is a longstanding jibe often used to poke fun at Liverpool fans. Although Virgil van Dijk finished as runner-up at last night's FIFA's 'Best' awards ceremony, the Red half of Merseyside is loving…

Premier League
Is it Firmino's turn to be Liverpool MVP in 2019/20?
12:00 Sunday 22nd September 2019

When Jurgen Klopp opted against signing a new striker in the summer, he received groans from Liverpool fans. Of course, demanding an added layer to their near perfection, perhaps a top-quality frontman would give the German leverage…

European Football
How lucky is Virgil van Dijk?
17:01 Wednesday 11th September 2019

We don't always get what we deserve. Virgil van Dijk is. Winning UEFA's Player of the Year is usually reserved for an exceptional player, one who proves vital for his team over a season. After a decade of dominating this award,…

Premier League
Can Harry Maguire be Manchester United's VVD?
16:01 Sunday 11th August 2019

Spending astronomically to sign players is now the transfer market norm. According to Transfermarkt, the Premier League spent just shy of £1.4 billion before their window closed. With the UEFA window open until 2 September, La Liga…

Premier League
2019/20 Liverpool Premier League preview
17:00 Thursday 8th August 2019

Riding high on the back of Champions League victory in May, Liverpool fans have had a lot to brag about this summer. It's now time to look forward. The new season is upon us. The Reds are aiming to add to their European success.  …

Premier League
James Milner rolling back the years at Liverpool
09:00 Sunday 28th July 2019

After some rough years in which European football abandoned Anfield, Liverpool is back in business. Playing some of the best football in the world while finally backing it up with silverware, manager Jurgen Klopp couldn’t be happier with…

Premier League
Is John Stones ready to step up at Manchester City?
12:01 Thursday 25th July 2019

When Leicester City visited the Etihad Stadium to face Manchester City in May, it was a do-or-die affair for the home side. A resurgent Leicester under Brendan Rodgers had become a thorn in the flesh of the big six. But having also shocked…

Premier League
Will preseason absences affect Liverpool's Premier League title hopes?
17:00 Wednesday 24th July 2019

In one of the most exhilarating seasons of the Premier League era, Liverpool came close to winning the title last term. Although Manchester City pipped the Reds to the trophy by a single point, lifting the Champions League goblet should have…

Netherlands
Does the Netherlands need an attacking makeover?
15:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

Not in many crucial games has the Netherlands’ defensive work managed to overshadow their attacking bite over the years. The Dutch have gained fame for their “total football”, world-class strikers and fierce forward-line…

Football
Why Virgil van Dijk won't do a Luka Modric
17:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

A transfer window works on three levels. First, it allows clubs to improve. Second, it keeps the game fresh by allowing freer player movement between clubs. Third, it aids orthopaedists in their valuable research on the durability of thumbs…

Premier League
Salah, Mane, Aubameyang making Africa proud
09:00 Thursday 16th May 2019

Didier Drogba reached cult status at Stamford Bridge scoring loads of goals. Thanks to the Ivorian, Chelsea lifted several trophies including the much sought-after Champions League. Drogba's exploits placed him in the hearts of Chelsea…

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…

Managerial News
Klopp, Pochettino bottling companies to hold conference in Madrid
08:00 Monday 13th May 2019

They say football is the beautiful game. They also say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Following the first legs of the Champions League semifinals, Barcelona and Ajax appeared to be the supermodels set to walk the runway at the Wanda…

Champions League
Pearls or peril: What awaits Barcelona at Anfield?
15:00 Monday 6th May 2019

When the Champions League semifinal matched Liverpool and Barcelona, anticipation began. Both teams have great squads who play similar attacking football. Klopp and his men didn't panic before they visited the Camp Nou for the first-leg.…

Champions League
Equal Time: VVD character assassination after Champions League defeat ridiculous
09:00 Friday 3rd May 2019

The republic designed by the American founding fathers was intended to be a balanced system. The executive, legislative and judiciary retain equal powers that are designed to keep everything in check and protect the nation’s democracy…