Opinion

Bernabeu

Do teams still fear playing at the Bernabeu?

Written by Enzo Karema The fortress which is home to 13 Champions League titles, 33 La Liga titles and several other titles won by the club

Solskjær

Replacing Solskjær will not solve any issues at Manchester United

Written by Anirudh Eswaran In the week post the harrowing loss to West Ham and an uninspiring performance against Rochdale, the pressure has slowly ramped on

Manchester

City’s transfer approach and the effect it had on its overplayed defensive woes

Written by Anaamaya Mishra Manchester City's modus operandi vis-a-vis their transfer business indicates that they have shot themselves in the foot, now more than ever. After

Atalanta

As easy as ABC; flying the European flag for Italy

Football is back, and more importantly, so is the Champions League. Liverpool’s loss at Napoli and Chelsea’s Valencia setback have already given the English sides

It’s time for international referees

Written by Abheek Dasgupta While Video Assistant Referee, or VAR, has been introduced into the game in order to eliminate poor refereeing decisions when it comes

club

The curse of the high wage

(Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images) | Written by Abheek Dasgupta In the last decade, there has been massive inflation in the football market. A hundred million

England

Are England’s Jewels gleaming ahead of the 2020 Euros?

There can be no denying that the 2018 World Cup saw a tremendous change in attitude from England after a disastrous Euro 2016. The atmosphere

Conte

Antonio Conte and Inter’s next step

Written by Hrishikesh Dabir Ever since Jose Mourinho led the blue half of Milan to European glory, the club has hit a stagnant point in their

Wolves - Hunt or Be Hunted

Wolves – Hunt or Be Hunted

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More Premier League teams should consider scouting the EFL Championship for talent

Written by Varun Kumar Given the modern-day football market, where prospective players are primarily picked and transferred only between the top leagues of Europe, often, is

Liverpool

Who is Liverpool’s best player at the moment?

Liverpool have had a good start to the Premier League season. The only team within English football with a perfect record four games in, they

High Risk, High Reward? The Liverpool Defensive Line Debate

They say start as you mean to go on, and no one currently understands the importance of that more than Liverpool. The only remaining side

The big three of La Liga: who's most likely to win the title?

The big three of La Liga: who’s most likely to win the title?

When it comes to Spanish La Liga odds, it’s becoming all too predictable to wager who will win the division. The big three of Atlético

Football without borders – Advocating foreign fans’ predicament

Written by Anaamaya Mishra Since the conception of the Football League First Division in 1888, the clubs' major source of income was ticket sales. The method

[Opinion] - Let's talk about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's in-game management against Wolves

Let’s talk about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s in-game management against Wolves

Devesh Arora analyses Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's in-game management against Wolves – "Ole won’t throw in Mason in the wrong situation to just earn some brownie

Leipzig

RB Leipzig – Party crashers or soon to be forgotten achievers?

Written by Varun Kumar Recent History RB Leipzig have taken the Bundesliga by storm ever since the 2016/17 season, getting progressively better as every season passes by.

Like a glove – Transfers that would benefit players and clubs alike

Written by Udhav Arora The days of the summer transfer window of 2019 are winding down and there's a lot that can and should happen. El

manchester United Daniel James

United’s climb out of obscurity will take time, but atleast it’s heading in the right direction

Written by Anirudh Shenoy "Here's Pogba, support from Daniel James... whose dream comes true! Lap it up boy, lap it up, life does not get a

Squad depth supreme – Manchester City and their staggering bench strength

Written by Peter Lynch It’s a well-known fact that Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City boast the strongest squad in the Premier League, with perhaps only Real Madrid

spurs season

Tottenham have finally splashed the cash to bolster their troops, is this their year for glory?

Written by Adibir Singh Tottenham have just come off the back of one of their most successful seasons in recent history. Albeit without any silverware, Mauricio

Player Profiles

Ansu Fati – Making an impression

“He’s pure anarchy when he plays, and you need to give these kinds of talents liberty, not hide them out wide – they need to

Billy Sharp – The Blades’ own Forged Talisman

Written by Varun Kumar The story of the 33-year old Sheffield born striker is one in a million. From being called “The Fat Boy from Sheffield”

Bits and pieces of sheer brilliance – The Robert Lewandowski story

Robert Lewandowski’s name is synonymous with the Bavarian giants. The moment you think of Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski’s name is bound to pop up. He

Kieran Tierney – Worth the wait

Several summer signings have already made an impact at their new clubs, with the likes of Sebastian Haller, Daniel James, and Tyrone Mings already more

Wesley Moraes – The latest Brazilian warrior to embrace the Premier League

Written by Uttiyo Sarkar The summer of 2019 in the Premier League will fondly be remembered as one in which Aston Villa truly proved their financial

mario balotelli

Ebbs & Flows – The life and career of Mario Balotelli

Written by Aaryan Parasnis Mario Balotelli: Or can we call him football’s very own Mr. Mischief? The Great Italian striker that never was? He has come

Pulisic

The American Wunderkind – Christian Pulisic’s rise to stardom

Written by Aniket Kar  “He is a proper player. He can play football.” - Belgian winger Eden Hazard on Christian Pulisic.  Chelsea’s recent acquisition of Pulisic was

 Junior Firpo – The missing piece in the Blaugrana puzzle

Written by Aaryan Parasnis FC Barcelona have a rich history of talented and accomplished fullbacks. Ever since the dawn of ‘Juego de posicion’, Barça’s fullbacks have

“A choice that came from the heart” – Why Radja Nainggolan chose to come back to Cagliari

"A choice that came from the heart." These were the words spoken by Radja Nainggolan when asked about his come back to his former team, Cagliari.

In a summer of hits, was selling Abdou Diallo a miss?

Written by Srinivas Sadhanand Borussia Dortmund’s perennial underdog status has managed to soften even the most stone-hearted skeptics into falling head over heels for football’s resident

Maguire

Another Brick in the Wall – What will Harry Maguire bring to this United side?

Written by Anirudh Madhavan Doom and gloom A swirling air of doom and gloom seemed to pervade the hallowed corridors of Old Trafford at the end of

lindelof

From a defensive liability to United’s rock at the back – Victor Lindelof has matured leaps and bounds

By Utkarsh Gokhale Heading into the 2017/2018 season, United were desperate to strengthen the backline with some quality additions. Their CEO, Ed Woodward had assured fans

van dijk

Where Virgil van Dijk first made a real impression

What a couple of seasons it’s been for Virgil van Dijk. The colossal center-back has been outstanding for Liverpool ever since his arrival from Southampton

aguero goal

The feint that changed everything – Manchester City, Aguero and that Goal

Written by Ayushnav Sarker Background In the complex and often murky world of financial markets, there are what is called ‘Black Swan’ events every few years. Events

Cech

Petr Cech – The Czech with gloves of gold

By Ninad Barbadikar The Premier League is an ever-changing landscape and out of all the clubs, Chelsea is probably the one club that has enjoyed considerable

Matthijs de Ligt’s incredible journey to Juventus

Juventus have pulled off the transfer coup of the summer by signing Dutch wunderkind Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax in a €75million deal. The 19-year-old

Jordan Henderson – Captain. Leader of Men. Liverpool Legend?

By Ganapathi Ramanathan | O,Captain! My Captain! | 2018 Jordan Henderson is by far the biggest paradox to have existed in Liverpool Football Club. Never in the

Looking back at Luis Suárez’s time at the Kop

by Yusuf Rehman Luis Alberto Suárez was born in the Uruguayan city of Salto. From a very young age, he was fixated with football. When Suárez

Gareth Bale Real Madrid Exit imminent

Gareth Bale; how has it come to this?

By Peter Lynch Utterly disrespectful or just the way it goes? Whatever side of the Gareth Bale divide you’re on, only he will know exactly what

zidane roberto carlos

The partnership we couldn’t get enough of – Roberto Carlos y Zinedine Zidane

Written by Sayan Chatterjee Football at it’s purest is an art form - It parallels life in more ways than one. Mere professionalism would make it

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