RB Leipzig and the Road to Gaining Admiration Across Europe

RB Leipzig have brought widespread controversy to German football since their promotion to the Bundesliga in 2016. Owned by Austrian energy drink Red Bull, many opposing supporters have organised protests at their...

Champions League Group A Preview

The continent is full of anticipation with the Champions League group stage set to return this week. Each year, Europe's most prestigious club trophy provides thrilling fixtures intertwined with...

Five Famous 0-0 Draws

Famous Five: This series looks at a match or event from the world of football which is making the news and draws comparisons with similar players, matches or events from football history....

The Annals of Arsenal’s Missed Opportunities in Europe: 1997-2000

In many ways, Arsène Wenger's career will be remembered for the 'what-if?' moments as much as the never-ending supply of entertainment, quite literally from the sublime to the ridiculous; Arsenal's...

Real Madrid face Borussia Dortmund, Bayern face PSG – The UEFA Champions League Draw...

UEFA conducted it's annual Champions League group-stage draw at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. The draw pitted some exciting ties and several sub-plots with many players and managers being...

Philippe Coutinho Absent From Liverpool’s Champions League Opener

Liverpool’s wantaway star Philippe Coutinho has not travelled with the club to Germany where they will face Hoffenheim in the first leg of their Champions League play-off on Tuesday...

English Clubs and English Football are not Built for the Champions League

Last season, Real Madrid became the first team to retain the Champions League since its rebranding, which speaks volumes as to how difficult it is to win the tournament. The Spanish champions have dominated...

Tottenham’s Wembley Challenge

The news was announced by Chairman Daniel Levy in April that Tottenham Hotspur are to play their home games at Wembley Stadium next season, before moving into the new...

Video Assistant Referees Are An Imperfect Improvement

Modern football has transformed into an exasperating experience in recent years, with infuriated supporters rising from their seats in dispute with the decision made by the referee. From Diego...

The Five Finest Performances by Ten Men

When France defeated England 3-2 in their friendly match this week, what made the loss particularly painful for England players and fans was that the French had played for...

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Football League Roundup: Week Seven

The Football League was once again full of goals, shocks and storylines as many teams continued to defy the odds, some in better ways...

Lacklustre Palace Suffer Fifth Straight Defeat

In Roy Hodgson’s first game as manager, Crystal Palace were looking to pick up their first points (and goal) of the season, rooted to the bottom...

Crystal Palace vs Southampton: Match Preview

Crystal Palace vs Southampton: Roy Hodgson takes charge of his first game as Crystal Palace manager, with the Eagles struggling so far this season with no points and no goals. He faces a Southampton side that have been goal-shy themselves so far this season under new boss Mauricio Pellegrino.