United could take a page out of Levy’s playbook

David De Gea, Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba – what do they all have in common? All have been linked with a move away from Manchester United this season. With United out of the Champions League and their stars coming under a lot of criticism for their sub-par performances last season, some players are ready to jump ship. See also: Manchester City are Champions! It is strange, … Continue reading United could take a page out of Levy’s playbook

Canada’s defense & discipline could take them far into the WC

The Canadian Women’s Team won their second consecutive game at the World Cup, which qualifies them for the next round. The Canadians kept their second clean sheet in as many games and showed great discipline defensively to defeat New Zealand. See also: The Common Goal Initiative In 2015, Canada hosted the World Cup and suffered much heartbreak in the quarter finals when they lost to England … Continue reading Canada’s defense & discipline could take them far into the WC

Mezut Ozil and Amine Gulse’s brilliant gesture

Arsenal playmaker Mezut Ozil married long time fiancee, Miss Turkey Amin Gulse, in Turkey this week, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan out of all people reportedly being the best man. See also: The Common Goal Initiative While Ozil has endured a lot of criticism from fans and pundits on the pitch recently, off the pitch the German world champion has shown his true class. Ozil … Continue reading Mezut Ozil and Amine Gulse’s brilliant gesture

Your transfer window updates!

We are at the beginning of June but there’s been plenty of movement transfer wise. Real Madrid have been very busy acquiring Eden Hazard from Chelsea FC and Luka Jovic from Frankfurt. Eder Militao will also join the Spanish giants from Porto in July, in a deal concluded earlier in the season. See also: Niko Kovac repays Bayern’s trust Manchester United have an agreement in principle … Continue reading Your transfer window updates!

Madrid 2019: Pochettino’s big moment has arrived

For five years, Mauricio Pochettino has endured austerity and transfer window disappointments while navigating the toughest league in the world and yet, the Argentine has managed to take his squad to the Champions League final in Madrid. See also: Madrid 2019: Liverpool absolute favorites to win UCL In this case “his” squad holds sway more than any other manager’s as Poch has meticulously developed most of … Continue reading Madrid 2019: Pochettino’s big moment has arrived

Madrid 2019: Liverpool absolute favorites to win UCL

Now that Arsenal have been obliterated by Chelsea in the Europa League, we turn ourselves towards the biggest game of the season, the Champions League final! Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium hosts the final this year, which pits last year’s unlucky finalists Liverpool FC against first timers Tottenham Spurs. See also: Kiev 2018: Zidane vs. Klopp Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is no stranger to Champions League … Continue reading Madrid 2019: Liverpool absolute favorites to win UCL

Niko Kovac repays Bayern’s trust

When Jupp Heynkes finished his final season at Bayern as interim coach in the 2017/2018 campaign, the German giants surprised everybody by appointing a young and relatively inexperienced coach in Niko Kovac. The Croatian, an ex-Bayern player, had impressed at Frankfurt and won the DFB Pokal (German Cup), but at that time it looked like a risky appointment. See also: Brighton’s Hughton sack nonsensical The skepticism … Continue reading Niko Kovac repays Bayern’s trust