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Spain
3 replacements for Antoine Griezmann at Atletico Madrid
15:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Antoine Griezmann finally did it. He allowed his hunger for silverware to cloud his loyalty to Atletico Madrid. The Netflix documentary feels silly now, doesn’t it? Rojiblancos faithful channelled their emotions following the new 'Decision'. Massive…

Premier League
Why Chelsea must look beyond Morata, Giroud and Higuain
09:00 Sunday 28th April 2019

That the days of Didier Drogba running the show in the Chelsea attack and scoring goals for fun are gone is the stark reality at Stamford Bridge. But the show must continue. Chelsea hit gold with Diego Costa in 2014 and the Brazil-born…

Spain
Diego Costa red cards Atletico's title hopes
08:00 Thursday 11th April 2019

Playing a crucial role in winning two Premier League titles in three years usually places a squad member in high regard. Diego Costa is the exception to the rule. He left Chelsea prematurely in 2017, three years into his five-year deal…

Premier League
Has the door opened for a Diego Costa Chelsea return?
12:00 Wednesday 6th February 2019

If there was ever a love triangle between two clubs and a striker, it’s Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Diego Costa. Costa loves playing in London and Madrid. In both cities, he’s a cult hero. Meanwhile, Chelsea and Atleti just love…

Tactical Analysis
Do some players just rub managers the wrong way?
08:00 Monday 28th January 2019

We all encounter people we just can't stand to be around. Take it from me, the worst thing you can do is marry them. When you and your partner have different ideas about everything, it's difficult to build a functional let alone lasting…

Spain
Can Morata find consistency at the Wanda Metropolitano?
09:00 Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Lemony Snicket aside, Alvaro Morata’s Chelsea career can be defined as a series of unfortunate events. After moving to London, things have gone horribly astray for the Spaniard. After missing too many sitters in crucial moments,…

Sing When Youre Winning
12 Days of Football 2018: Six Games Amazing
08:00 Thursday 27th December 2018

On the 6th Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Six Games Amazing, FIVE GOLDEN GOALS, Four Calls Blown, Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual…

European Football
Shocking how Diego Costa is now worse than Alvaro Morata?
15:00 Friday 16th November 2018

Diego Costa and Alvaro Morata have both enjoyed their fair share of troubles at Stamford Bridge in recent times. The Spaniard is the man who most Chelsea fans will choose in a heartbeat, though. Across three seasons stuffed with controversy,…

World Cup
World Cup Group B: Can Spain afford to treat Morocco like a walkover?
12:30 Monday 25th June 2018

After late disappointment in their opening game, Spain just about managed to brush themselves down and beat Iran. Team Melli's bubble, which had swelled after victory in their opening game against Morocco, was cruelly burst. That defeat…

World Cup
Roberto Martinez is the Jurgen Klinsmann to Radja Nainggolan's Landon Donovan
12:00 Friday 25th May 2018

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez created a furore on Monday when he released the final 23-man roster for the World Cup. Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan was conspicuously missing. The tattooed, mohawked, chain-smoking destroyer is usually conspicuous…

Premier League
It's not like Antonio Conte said he loved Chelsea and never wanted to leave
12:00 Saturday 19th May 2018

Chelsea experienced a topsy-turvy season under Antonio Conte. The most recent blows came via a frustrating draw to Huddersfield followed by a 3-0 defeat to Newcastle United. One point of six from those two matches bid goodbye to Champions…

Europa League
Atletico Madrid(1) vs Arsenal(1): second leg preview
11:00 Thursday 3rd May 2018

Arsene Wenger’s last ever European home game as Arsenal manager didn’t have a fairy-tale ending. The Frencham was let down during the 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid. Centre-back Laurent Koscielny gifted Antoine Griezmann…

Premier League
Chelsea: Summer signings failing to replace departed stars
16:00 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Not all footballers are instant hits after swapping clubs. While some hit the ground running, others are quickly labelled flops. Their blistering past performance now long forgotten. After winning the Premier League during his first season…

Spain
4 Players to watch in the Madrid Derby
11:00 Sunday 8th April 2018

It is a derby weekend in Europe. In the weekend's final chapter, Real Madrid host Atletico at the Santiago Bernabeu. The reverse fixture at the Wanda Metropolitano ended goalless. Barcelona are closing on the title. This match, then,…

International
International Friendlies: Germany v Spain: A Combined XI
13:25 Friday 23rd March 2018

Germany and Spain are set to meet tonight at the Dusseldorf’s ESPRIT Stadium. The two most likely favourites to win the World Cup later in the year face each other to begin preparations for the same. Joachim Low’s side has a better…