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.

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…

Betis come back to beat Malaga and ensure European spot

Real Betis have secured their spot in Europe for next season after coming from behind to beat Malaga 2-1 through a beautiful Fabián goal. The Sevillian side needed all three points in this small Andalusian derby to make sure they would qualify for at least Europa League football next season. Málaga had been plagued by…

Betis’ European dreams can become reality at the Villamarín

Monday night could be the night that Real Betis return to Europe, as a win would guarantee a spot for next year’s Europa League.  The opponents for Betis at the Benito Villamarín are already relegated Málaga, a team that still has distant memories of competing in Europe, as they were in Champions League quarter-final just…