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Lucien Favre and Michael Zorc leading Dortmund’s youthful charge

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There’s a reason we cannot go more than a day without hearing the name-Jadon Sancho. And there is also a reason why the former Manchester City winger’s name is ever-present in the footballing world. The cause for both of these is undeniably Borussia Dortmund. Despite signing for the German club

Spurs’ quartet of ‘the fab four’ should not be underestimated

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Spurs’ quartet of ‘the fab four’ make them an emerging force and possible dark horse for the Premier League. Much of the talk around Tottenham at the start of the season had an air of negativity to it. After all, while all the clubs around them splashed the cash, Spurs made

FPL watch – Rotation free options & EADF picks of the week

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We're nearing the halfway mark and most of the players that we'd picked out over the past few weeks have returned well, including Fabianski, Kolasinac, Snodgrass, Lacazette, Mitrovic, and Trippier etc all providing returns. This has given us confidence to try and come out with more such reports. Hopefully, our

In defence of Marco Asensio

17th August 2017 The ball went up and down in a flash, rendering Marc Andre Ter Stegen helpless. It was an unstoppable strike that was exquisitely struck. The perfect way to kill Barcelona's hopes in Supercopa de España. The man behind that venomous strike was none other than Marco Asensio Willemsen. After

Mourinho at Manchester United – Where did it all go wrong for the Special One?

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Manchester United, a brand synonymous with winning. Jose Mourinho, the biggest winning coach in the sport. When the pair was combined, everyone in world football seemed to sit up and take notice. United, a club whose supporters proclaim proudly they're 'Not Arrogant, Just Better'. That seems like the title Mourinho

UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw analysed

The Round of 16 draw for the UEFA Champions League took place yesterday, with Europe’s elite teams hoping to take one step closer to reaching the final in Madrid. After six rounds of group-based matches, the winners and runners-up from each group advanced to the knock-out stages of the competition. From

Liverpool vs Manchester United – Showdown at Anfield

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This is a fixture with a passion born out of years of rivalry and mutual contempt. From the time when Manchester tradesmen built the Manchester Ship Canal, ensuring ship traffic could bypass the port of Liverpool, these two sets of people have disagreed on everything. Liverpool worships The Beatles while

The men in contention to replace Mourinho – Howe, Zidane, Jardim & Pochettino

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In May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson implored an emotional Stretford End to 'stand by your new manager'. United fans duly complied, roaring on David Moyes to make a good fist of world football's toughest job. 'The Chosen One', as a huge banner across the Stretford End proclaimed Moyes to be,

Manchester United need change – both on and off the pitch

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On the surface, Manchester United are considered to be in a crisis because they are 6th in the table with a poor goal difference and are 16 points off the top in December. But, when United are put under a microscope, the conclusion is that they are in a mess

FPL Watch: Must have, Differential & Budget Options for the festive period

GW 15 was one full of rotation and surprises with many of the usual big hitters missing including the likes of Andy Robertson, Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero, Sadio Mane and players like Mohamed Salah and Alex Lacazette making impacts off the bench. Today, we look at players across the pitch who

Manchester United vs Arsenal: Big Match Preview & Team News

15 years ago, we would have looked at this game as a title decider. But how times change! Post-2005, Arsenal have never looked the same and gradually descended from title challengers to top 4 challengers. On the other hand, Manchester United, under Sir Alex went from strength to strength, winning 5

The transformation of Liverpool’s Defence

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Composure. Structure. Stability. Words that certainly haven’t been associated with Liverpool Football Club in recent seasons, never mind their defence. But, fortunately for the Anfield faithful, that has all changed, and what a transformation it has been. Jurgen Klopp arrived at the club in October 2015 and began his tenure

Dimitar Berbatov – A Touch of Perfection From Blagoevgrad

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Certain moments in football lend themselves to immortality on highlight reels when they occur. At Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson, those instances were never too far away. Even so, this piece of play remains fresh in the head. In late October 2008, West Ham arrived at Old Trafford to

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