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Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho losing battle for club and country

Philippe Coutinho was the biggest loser for Brazil in the international break, a footballer who is now facing serious competition for his place In the last two friendlies before Tite reveals his Copa América squad, a poor result against Panama...
Javi Gracia

Javi Gracia: Watford’s unsung superstar

Watford take on Manchester United this weekend as the club's unsung manager enjoys his highest levels of success since he landed in England last year We talked a few days ago about how the Premier League and its clubs have...
Pep Guardiola

The Cricket Soccer end of season predictions

From a Premier League chase-down to a Serie A sizzler, who will be crowned champions in Europe’s top five leagues and claim the last Champions League spots? Premier League Liverpool are top of the league, two points clear of Manchester City,...
Antoine Griezmann

Europe’s international break winners and losers

While France and England keep up their World Cup pace, the fall and fall of Croatia continues. Here are Europe's international break winners and losers Winners France Another demolition of Iceland, just like at the last Euros. The quality on show for...
Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique stars in homage to Catalonia

Spain loves an argument, so when an international friendly for Catalonia cropped up the chance to mix politics, sport (and Gerard Pique) was too good to miss For some time now, Spain has been a place where you can find...
Mario Balotelli

Why Italy won’t miss Mario Balotelli

Despite being in fine form for Marseille and his country lacking other attacking options, leaving Mario Balotelli out of the Italy squad is still the right move Mario Balotelli’s name is carved forever in the history of the Italian national...
Valencia CF

Valencia: a century of blood, sweat and tears

From incredible highs to ridiculous lows, Valencia, celebrated its 100th birthday this week with the team fighting to save a soporific centenary season It is challenging to write about one of the biggest sides in LaLiga and one of the...
Eder Militao

Real Madrid make right move with Eder Militao

Real Madrid's rebuild under Zinedine Zidane has begun the right way with a move for Brazilian defensive powerhouse, Eder Militao from Porto Real Madrid have secured the services of Porto defender and rising star Éder Militão, as he strongly imposed...
Zinedine Zidane

The large weekend winners and losers

Zidane makes a winning return to Real Madrid with some old faces as Juventus ends chances of an invincible Serie A season - the weekend winners and losers Winners Zinedine Zidane The ideal way to return to his beloved Real Madrid bench....
Real Madrid

Is the reign of Spain in Europe over?

Spanish sides have been dominating the Champions League and Europa League, but English clubs have been taking both LaLiga's tricks and talent Spain might only have three teams amongst the best 16 in the whole continent this season, but there...
Champions-League-Final

The big Champions League winners and losers

While Cristiano Ronaldo pulled off another Champions League miracle, Bayern Munich had one of their worst ever nights - here are the week's winners and losers WINNERS Massimiliano Allegri The most criticised man in Italy for the past two weeks had his...
Real Madrid

Zizou answers Real Madrid prayers in second coming

Zinedine Zidane has returned to Real Madrid for a second coming after pleas from the club President, but can a glorious history repeat for the Frenchman? I would actually pay quite a hefty sum of money for someone to explain...
Fred

Fred begins to silence Manchester United critics

A match-winning display in the Champions League when the chips were down for Manchester United gives belief that Fred can still win the critics over Fred's transfer to Manchester United has been causing a lot of controversy among fans, as...
Mario Balotelli

The hefty weekend winners and losers

While Mario Balotelli was getting revenge, Jack Grealish bounced back from an attack in the best way possible. Here are the weekend winners and losers Winners Mario Balotelli Another renaissance for Super Mario, this time at Marseille with Rudi Garcia as coach....
Getafe

Getafe: kicking ass, taking names, winning games

If Real Madrid think that matters can't get any worse - they can. Getafe are the no-nonsense, ass-kicking team of the year looking to push the club into fourth Times of mayhem usually provide the perfect environment for grinders to...
Arthur Melo

How Arthur became king of Barcelona’s midfield

Despite a slow start and early detractors, King Arthur Melo has become a must-have piece of Barcelona's midfield puzzle as they continue a quest for the Treble Arthur Melo arrived at Barcelona last summer with very high hopes, but the...
Real Madrid

White House down – the fall of Real Madrid

Resignation rather than outrage - that has been the reaction of Real Madrid fans after a disastrous week that brought down the White House of La Liga There’s a strange beauty in watching a big building being demolished. It’s horrific...
Champions League

The Champions League winners and losers

Real Madrid's end of an era, another poor night for PSG but a Manchester United miracle - time for the Champions League winners and losers WINNERS Manchester United No team had ever managed a comeback after a 2-0 home defeat in the...
Juventus

The big weekend winners and losers

While Juventus sealed the deal on the Serie A title, Real Madrid saw a lifetime of history thrown away in just four days - here are the weekend winners and losers WINNERS Juventus A tough night in Naples, but a victory that...
Vinicius Junior

Why Vinicius is the perfect pick for Brazil

A Brazil team for the fans - that's the feeling from Tite's squad for the country's upcoming friendlies that sees good news and bad news for two Real Madrid men Last week, Brazilian national team boss, Tite, revealed the country’s...

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