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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…

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…

Premier League
Why Danny Ward must leave Leicester City in January
09:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

When Chelsea sold Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid at the end of the 2017/18 campaign, it was assumed they’d seek and find his replacement on English soil. With that rumour flying, Premier League clubs with good goalkeepers were put on…

Premier League
Wan-Bissaka's game lacks dimension
08:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

In the 2019/20 Premier League season’s early doors, Manchester United fans went a bit overboard in their appreciation for new right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. It cannot be argued that the 21-year-old’s defending stood out. His positioning…

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…

Italy
Has Carlo Ancelotti flipped the script at Napoli?
19:00 Friday 20th September 2019

Napoli put high-flying Liverpool to the sword in the Champions League this week. The 2-0 result surprised the many who view the Reds as untouchable after last season's success. Until the final whistle in Madrid, however, the Merseysiders…

Europa League
What’s Arsenal’s best route back to Europe’s top table?
15:00 Thursday 19th September 2019

From 1998 to 2017, under Arsene Wenger’s guidance, Arsenal held Champions League status. Ever since the Gunners have missed out. They have two pathways into Europe’s elite club competition next season: finish in the Premier League…

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…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer switch the Manchester United midfield to a double-pivot?
18:01 Tuesday 17th September 2019

It was a disappointing start to the season for Manchester United - before the encounter against Leicester City on Saturday. The Foxes are on the rise under new boss Brendan Rodgers. Having started the campaign on a strong note themselves,…

Champions League
2019/20 Champions League Preview
08:01 Tuesday 17th September 2019

In a throwback to the days of the British Empire, the Premier League dominated the football map in May and June, sending four clubs to the Champions and Europa League finals. Tonight, the rest of the world finally has a chance to answer the…

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
Why Spurs have questions to answer coming off the international break
08:01 Monday 9th September 2019

When the summer transfer season closed in England, many believed that Tottenham Hotspur had done the best business - in terms of both incomings and outgoings. Kieran Trippier was amongst the several who departed. It was rather surprising…

Italy
Will Bobby Duncan sink or swim at Fiorentina?
09:00 Sunday 8th September 2019

He’s been compared to Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and Robbie Fowler, attracted interest from Manchester United and Lazio and caused a media storm. Now Bobby Duncan leaves Anfield, joining Fiorentina after weeks of speculation and renewed…

England National Team
Is it James Maddison’s time to shine for England?
12:00 Saturday 7th September 2019

Gareth Southgate announced his latest England squad nine days ago for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo. Among the usual suspects, there was a first call-up for defenders Tyrone Mings, Aaron Wan Bissaka. Midfielder Mason…

Premier League
Why Fred must start for Manchester United
08:00 Saturday 7th September 2019

Manchester United have lacked control in games this season, yet forgotten man Fred can unlock Paul Pogba’s talent and bring stability to a thus-far jagged and loose midfield.  United have been disposed the third-most in the…