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Premier League
Why Sir Jim Ratcliffe would rather buy OGC Nice than Manchester United
12:01 Wednesday 10th July 2019

If you’re an average Tom, Dick or Harriet, you may play the lottery and fantasise about doing as you please when you win all that dosh. If you’re also a Manchester United fan, you probably think billionaires shouldn’t do whatever…

Features
Why Paris Saint-Germain is perfect for Antoine Griezmann
12:01 Friday 28th June 2019

The summer has only arrived and transfer speculation is already coming thick and fast. European powerhouses are intensifying their activities. Real Madrid has made the biggest statement so far by capturing five players,…

European Football
Europe’s most sought-after free agents this summer
17:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

Ever since the Bosman Ruling came into effect in 1995, players within the European Union have been allowed to leave a club for no fee once their contract has expired. Famous cases of this include Sol Campbell’s controversial switch from…

France
What happened to Aleksandr Golovin at Monaco?
08:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

When Russia started the World Cup in 2018 as the lowest ranked team in the tournament (70th in the world), not much was expected. A string of poor results in friendly games heading into the competition led many to think the Russians…

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…

France
PSG lack fear factor
09:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

If you speak French, you might refer to Paris Saint-Germain as Les Parisiens. If you're a European football fan, you might think PSG are firmly entrenched among Europe's elite. Les Rouge et Blanc dominate Ligue 1 which ranks among Europe’s…

France
Why Paris Saint-Germain needs to hire Jose Mourinho
08:00 Thursday 2nd May 2019

Managers getting snubbed is a popular phenomenon in football. It’s endured by even the most decorated of personalities. One gaffer who recently received the cold shoulder is Jose Mourinho. In the aftermath of Santiago Solari’s nightmare…

France
Kylian Mbappe must leave PSG nightmare to avoid the Neymar curse
12:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Paris Saint-Germain experienced their worst nightmare in their embarrassing French Cup final loss to Rennes recently. If the defeat to Manchester United felt horrific, losing after taking a quick two-goal lead had Neymar and co fuming. Among…

France
Paris Saint-Germain at the crossroads with Thomas Tuchel
12:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

Winning the domestic double (or treble if you add the Coupe de la Ligue) has become synonymous with Paris Saint-Germain for several seasons now. Each of Laurent Blanc and Unai Emery kept what is fast becoming a tradition for the French giants…

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…

France
Confident Memphis Depay ready to move up from Ligue 1
15:00 Wednesday 27th March 2019

Memphis Depay was close to becoming an afterthought back in 2016. After succumbing to the cursed Manchester United #7 mantle, the presumed future superstar almost saw the end of the road. However,  the embarrassing exit from Manchester lit…

France
Is winning La Classique Thomas Tuchel's last chance saloon?
12:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Paris Saint Germain go into the weekend with another cracker of a fixture. They face in-form Olympic Marseille in Le Classique. PSG's shocking exit in the Champions League against Manchester United remains fresh in supporters' minds.…

France
Is Mario Balotelli the Jose Mourinho of players?
09:00 Friday 8th March 2019

It’s interesting to note that Mario Balotelli didn’t become so popular until Jose Mourinho arrived at Inter Milan in June 2008. Not long after, player and coach weren’t seeing eye-to-eye. One had to make way. So began…

France
Could Hatem ben Arfa make a triumphant Premier League return?
12:00 Friday 1st March 2019

I cannot imagine the pain Hatem ben Arfa endured when Nigel de Jong introduced himself studs first in a match on 7 October 2010. I’m speaking in the literal sense. My mind won’t permit it. In that match between Newcastle and Manchester…

Football
Is Kylian Mbappe FIFA's crown prince?
09:00 Wednesday 20th February 2019

Nothing hurt French fans more than seeing a one-legged Cristiano Ronaldo lifting the European trophy in their cathedral after 120 minutes of hard word from his compatriots. It was a night to forget for the host nation. You could feel the pain…