While fans would surely welcome the return of football, even if it’s behind closed doors, some players and managers have responded negatively to leagues being resumed too quickly. Continue reading Football is back!
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
Kudos to Liverpool’s recruitment team for getting this deal done fast. This is a leaf straight out of Bayern’s book, who are known for announcing top signings after disappointing results. Continue reading Liverpool strike first with Fabinho
In the battle of the tacticians, it’s fair to say that Zidane has the edge in terms of the experience of winning finals. Jürgen Klopp, for his part, has many more years in management than the frenchman and his mightily impressive gegenpressing style of play could yet unsettle the spanish behemoths. Continue reading Kiev 2018: Zidane vs. Klopp