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Do Copa America woes indicate South American decline?
17:01 Tuesday 25th June 2019

Believe it or not, a South American nation did win the World Cup in this millennium. It just feels like it's been an age since Brazil won their fifth tournament in 2002 to finished the year atop the FIFA world rankings with Argentina second…

Premier League
How will Manchester City spend their summer?
15:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

Manchester City is fresh from securing a domestic treble. A quadruple if counting the Community Shield. After strolling to last season’s Premier League title, finishing with a 19-point advantage, the Citizens had to show greater resolve…

Big summer ahead for in-revolution Atletico Madrid
09:00 Friday 17th May 2019

Clubs and managers approach transfer windows in different ways. Some prefer to splash the cash and use the opportunity to heavily reinforce their squad, while others only move when they must. This summer, Atletico Madrid fall into…

Premier League
6 top flops from the 2018/19 Premier League Top 6
09:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

The Premier League title starts as a six-horse race, a substantial part of the reason why the English top-tier is arguably the most competitive in Europe. Six teams hold this division by the scruff of the neck both financially and tactically.…

World Cup
5 underperforming players at the World Cup
12:30 Thursday 5th July 2018

With daily thrillers, classics and most importantly giant-killings, this World Cup hasn't disappointed. The play has been focused more on scoring than parking the bus. We have been entertained. That said, it hasn't been perfect.…

Premier League
Manchester City vulnerability at the back exposed
08:30 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Celebrations were halted at the Etihad Stadium immediately when Chris Smalling scored the goal that turned out to be the winner for Manchester United Saturday. That was after Paul Pogba had scored twice in two minutes to drag United…

World Cup
Lionel Messi leading Argentina to World Cup glory is the final piece of his greatness jigsaw
09:30 Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Lionel Messi's name will forever be remembered in football history. His greatness is not in doubt but is he really as immortal as many believe? His talent is unquestioned but his impact on the beautiful game is diminished given he…

Spain v Argentina: A Combined XI
17:00 Tuesday 27th March 2018

Argentina is scheduled to play Spain in a friendly tonight. Both the teams have won two matches against each other. The most recent one going in the South American’s favour 4-1. Julen Lopetegui will look forward to hopefully winning this…

Manchester City splurge on defence without substance
15:33 Tuesday 25th July 2017

Manchester City have  broken the world transfer record for a defender, twice in two days. In fact, of the ten most expensive deals for a defender in history, City have been the buyers of five of them. And yet, their defensive splurge has not…

The three positions Manchester City must strengthen
19:00 Wednesday 28th June 2017

Of all the teams in the top four of the Premier League, Manchester City are the ones most in need of reinforcements. For Chelsea and Tottenham, it is now a case of fine tuning their side and adding to their squad. Liverpool is in desperate…

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur combined XI
13:30 Saturday 21st January 2017

This weekend sees Tottenham Hotspur travel to the Etihad stadium to face an out-of-sorts Manchester City in the late kick-off on Saturday. Last weekend saw Tottenham pick up a very impressive 4-0 win against West Brom while Manchester City…

England National Team
Pep Guardiola’s defensive issues at Manchester City
23:12 Monday 16th January 2017

Manchester City's 4-0 loss to Everton this Sunday was Pep Guardiola's biggest defeat in the league as a manager and this result emphasised how vulnerable his defence is. The match should be a wake-up call for Guardiola who needs to make some…

Brazil vs Argentina: Who features in our Super Clasico combined XI?
16:29 Thursday 10th November 2016

The Super Clasico is one of those matches that's guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck, just at the prospect of seeing those iconic yellow jerseys face their rivals in blue and white.  To reel off a list of the magnificent…

Manchester City have to let Vincent Kompany leave for the good of everyone involved
16:04 Thursday 22nd September 2016

Manchester City are flying high under Josep Guardiola, with the Spaniard taking them to the dizzy heights of the Premier League summit. At this point in time, it is fair to say they look absolutely unbeatable, and they'll be a major contender…