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Can Real Madrid win a fourth consecutive Champions League?
08:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

How can you discuss the Champions League favourites without mentioning the holders for the past three years? Zinedine Zidane may be gone. So too Cristiano Ronaldo. Nevertheless, you simply cannot discount Real Madrid until someone knocks…

Next Goal Wins
12 Days of Football 2018: Five Golden Goals
08:00 Wednesday 26th December 2018

On the 5th Day of Football, UEFA gave to me 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 year-end review. Getting…

Champions League
Champions League Round of 16 Analysis
15:00 Thursday 20th December 2018

The group stage complete, the draw held, the Champions League knock-out stages are set. Fans around the globe, by which I mean me, cannot contain their excitement. There are too many juicy matchups. Some teams fired up their respective…

Club World Cup
River Plate look to capitalize on Real's unpleasant form and clinch the Club World Cup
17:00 Tuesday 18th December 2018

The Club World Cup's 15th edition is underway in the United Arab Emirates. As it often goes unnoticed, ambitious FIFA president Gianni Infantino plans to replace the competition with a 24-team event held every four years. Until…

What decline? Luiz Suarez's recent surge proves there is plenty left in the tank
09:00 Monday 12th November 2018

Luis Suarez had been written off by many before the season started. After being accused of declining because of his age, Barcelona fans wanted a replacement. Inter Milan’s high-flying Mauro Icardi was atop the list to follow in the misfiring…

Why Real Madrid need to cut Karim Benzema loose
09:00 Sunday 14th October 2018

All eyes remain on Real Madrid to witness the after-effects of Cristiano Ronaldo's departure. Fans anticipated a marquee signing to fill their former talisman's boots. But perhaps what everyone ignored was the need to replace…

Premier League
Is Eden Hazard playing for a Real Madrid move?
10:00 Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Since he joined Chelsea in 2012, Eden Hazard has never started a season as brilliantly as he’s started 2018-19. It’s not a flash in the pan from some wannabe. This is a player who’s been named in the Premier League Team of…

Why Mariano Diaz can become Real Madrid's new goal machine
12:00 Wednesday 26th September 2018

Real Madrid made a rather unexpected move this summer when activating the £30-million release clause to bring Mariano Diaz back to the Santiago Bernabeu. The 25-year-old was sold to Ligue 1 side Lyon 15 months ago as there was no space…

The disparaging financial commitments of Arsenal
09:30 Thursday 26th October 2017

Arsene Wenger, Ivan Gazidis and Stan Kroenke have all claimed that Arsenal is  an ambitious club that wants to challenge for titles and win trophies. However, while their words may say one thing, their actions say another, starting with their…

Mesut Ozil has no place in Manchester United team
11:00 Thursday 12th October 2017

Although summer transfer window closed six weeks ago, clubs are still looking to identify, scout and work towards signing their target players. Manchester United are keen on adding Mesut Ozil in January; however, the Arsenal midfielder wouldn't…

Premier League
Has Alvaro Morata silenced his doubters or too early to judge?
18:00 Friday 6th October 2017

Diego Costa was told to find a new club, eventually returning to Atletico Madrid. His replacement at Chelsea, Spanish teammate Alvaro Morata, aimed to adapt quickly to life in the Premier League. Can he successfully fill the void left by his…

Real Madrid youngsters set to take La Liga by storm
09:00 Monday 2nd October 2017

Renowned for signing the biggest names on the planet, Real Madrid have recently developed and acquired some extremely promising young talent. These young starlets now represent Los Blancos' next generation. Many have already impressed in the…

Sergio Ramos, time and time again!
18:00 Tuesday 14th March 2017

Some players down the years have that uncanny knack for getting their team out of jail. The kind that steps up and finds the winning goal in a game of great importance or when the side hasn't quite been at its best. Sergio Ramos appears to…

Xabi Alonso: Adored by most, rated by all
19:50 Saturday 11th March 2017

It hasn't exactly been a secret that Xabi Alonso plans to hang up his boots this summer, albeit nothing was confirmed. However this week the Spanish midfielder posted a picture and caption combination on Twitter, that left the majority of football…

Costa and Batshuayi out, Morata and Sanchez in at Chelsea?
10:30 Thursday 2nd March 2017

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the future of Spanish International Diego Costa and the last few days have seen these rumours amped up, with various news outlets reporting that the Chelsea Striker is still very much considering his…