Real Madrid are comfortably winning LaLiga once play resumes in mid-June.
The future world-beaters still playing in the Eredivisie
Who will Europe’s big teams turn to next? Let me introduce you to some Dutch stars in the making.
How different are matchday experiences across Europe?
From getting black-out drunk and starting fights to sitting back and consuming sunflower seeds and a half-time sandwich, the matchday experience across footballing Europe is polarising. Allow me to take my broadest brush and paint a picture of the countries I have visited so far.
Five years later: The biggest goal in Real Madrid history
The day is May 24th, 2014, and time is running out for Real Madrid at the Estádio da Luz. Local rivals Atlético Madrid are about to pull off an incredible stunt. Real’s European curse seems to have struck again. Their elusive 10th Champions League, ‘La Décima’, which the club has been obsessively chasing for 12…
Adama Traoré, a unicorn in football
The unbelievable combination of speed, strength and take-on ability make him one of the most fun players to watch in football, but his lack of end-product makes him equally as frustrating to watch; Adama Traoré is one of a kind.
Atlético Madrid will win the league – Making the Case
In Making the Case, I take an unpopular opinion I have or an improbable scenario, and I try to convince you of my stance; I make the case for it. This week: Atlético Madrid will be the 2018/19 champions of LaLiga.
Let’s predict 2018/19 – Premier League
Machester City will be champions again, but apart from that, the new Premier League season will be fairly unpredictable. So let’s predict it!
Life after Ronaldo: What’s next for Real Madrid?
The Di Stéfano era, the yé-yé team, the ‘Quinta del Buitre’, the Galácticos, and now the Cristiano Ronaldo-era has come to an end at Real Madrid; how do you replace the ultimate goal machine?
The Arsenal re-build: Midfield & attack recruitment
We’ve done the backline, we’ve discussed the tactics, and now it’s time to look at what Arsenal need in midfield and attack to make a push for the Champions League places again. Legs in midfield Granit Xhaka is an excellent passer and controller of tempo, but the Swiss international is very slow, which has caught him…
The Arsenal re-build: Backline recruitment
We’ve talked some tactics in my last post, and now it’s time to make some tough executive decisions – what positions need strengthening and who needs replacing? Unai Emery has been appointed as Arsenal’s new manager since my latest post, which has somewhat changed the way that I’ve approached this article. Still, the fundamental changes…