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Afcon
Are minnows with teeth good for AFCON?
15:00 Tuesday 9th July 2019

As the United States Women’s National Team won their second FIFA Women’s World Cup title on the bounce, it's easy to forget that something revolutionary started in Africa over the weekend... With the Africa Cup of…

Afcon
Will a blunt attack cost Nigeria the AFCON?
08:00 Monday 24th June 2019

It has been a busy year so far. Hasn't it? From the domestic leagues to Europe, international competition rolled in immediately with the Copa America, AFCON and Gold Cup. The women are on show, too, at the World Cup in France. Football…

Afcon
Which Egyptians play in Mo Salah's European shadow?
15:01 Friday 21st June 2019

It’s been almost a month since Europe's top five leagues concluded and Liverpool lifted the Champions League trophy. Ancient times.  Meanwhile, fans must subsist on meagre transfer news as three major tournaments play out.…

Afcon
Ranking the top 10 AFCON stars
12:01 Friday 21st June 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations commences later today. Twenty-four countries battle it out for the prestigious trophy. Two years ago in the previous tournament, Cameroon engineered a minor upset to be crowned champions under Belgian…

Premier League
Who can replace Hazard as the Premier League's shining star?
12:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

While rival Chelsea fans up and down the country will have celebrated Eden Hazard's move to Real Madrid, the Premier League itself let out a discernible groan. Another summer transfer window has started with a top Premier League star…

Afcon
Can Mo Salah or Sadio Mane do a Champions League/AFCON double?
12:00 Monday 10th June 2019

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane teamed up to plunder Europe's biggest prize for Liverpool this season. Between 21st June and 19th July, though, they’ll be sworn foes in the tussle to win the African Cup of Nations for their respective…

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…

Premier League
Is Liverpool braced for a clean sweep of PFA awards?
09:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Not since the 2013/14 season have two players from the same team hit 20 goals or more in a single campaign. In that campaign, it was Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge who achieved the feat. Unfortunately, their efforts couldn't…

Premier League
Why isn’t Mohamed Salah scoring for Liverpool?
08:00 Friday 5th April 2019

The question has to be asked, doesn’t it? And every Liverpool fan should be interested – Why has Mohamed Salah stopped scoring for Liverpool? Ironically, Salah’s goals still count plenty for Liverpool’s League position,…

Champions League
Will Bayern Munich deny Liverpool progress in the Champions League?
09:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Niko Kovac arrived at Bayern Munich in the summer as more or less the chosen one. A former player at the Allianz Arena and an up-and-coming manager with a Bayern scalp and complementary DFB Pokal in his back pocket as Eintracht Frankfurt…

Transfers
Is extending Sadio Mane's contract a title race boost for Liverpool?
09:00 Wednesday 28th November 2018

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane agreed terms on a new, long-term contract that will keep him at Anfield for the next five years. Transfer speculation surrounded the Senegalese for the past year. Rumours suggested Spanish giants Real Madrid…

Afcon
Why are Senegal fans so mean to Sadio Mane?
08:00 Thursday 22nd November 2018

When the referee sounded the final whistle in the African Nations Cup Qualifier between Equatorial Guinea and Senegal on Saturday, Sadio Mane immediately let go of some pent-up emotions. The Liverpool winger fell to the ground and sobbed uncontrollably.…

Opinion
Why Puskas Award voting proves fans should have no say in awards
17:00 Saturday 6th October 2018

Humility can make one popular. In turn, popularity can deliver unexpected benefits. Going into the FIFA “Best Awards” ceremony, not many, as in pretty much no one, expected Mohamed Salah to be a prime contender for the reputed Puskas…

Premier League
Chelsea or Liverpool: Who is Manchester City's biggest threat?
12:00 Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Manchester City brushed aside every opponent last season, as a Pep Guardiola masterclass took England by storm. When a club loses just two games in a whole league campaign, wins the league with a record-breaking 100 points, it has to be acknowledged…

Premier League
Has Sadio Mane become too selfish for Liverpool's good?
12:00 Friday 21st September 2018

By the end of the 2016-17 season, Sadio Mane had become Liverpool’s poster boy. The Reds weren’t winning games he didn’t play in. Deemed the ultimate mercenary by fans. With his teammates backing, he was voted the club’s…