Manchester United Travel to Juventus Looking For Revenge

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Manchester United will travel to Juventus looking to avenge the 1-0 home defeat they suffered to the same opponents just a fortnight ago. Manchester United Travel to Juventus Looking For Revenge Despite a recent uptick in form for the Red Devils in the Premier League (winning both games since the Juve defeat), their Champions League […] READ MORE


2018/19 Newcastle United Season Preview

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Rafa Benitez can’t keep performing miracles. Following a last-day title triumph in the Championship, the Spaniard was ‘backed’ by Mike Ashley in his first Premier League transfer window with about £25 million (enough to buy half of Watford’s Richarlison if you believe recent reports). This restricted budget led to just one starting line-up player being […] READ MORE


Belgium v England – It’s Not Coming Home But The Future Is Bright

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England’s World Cup campaign finished with a 2-0 defeat to Belgium in the Third Place Playoff. Thomas Meunier opened the scoring in the fourth minute, converting Nacer Chadli’s cross, before Eden Hazard finished Kevin De Bruyne’s pass late on, following a series of good chances for England. But ultimately Belgium were in control from an early […] READ MORE


Croatia Must Improve To Progress Beyond World Cup Quarter-Final

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They’re the most fancied team in the so-called ‘better’ half of the draw, but Croatia will need to perform much better in their World Cup quarter final against Russia if they’re to progress further. The Croats had their goalkeeper Danijel Subasic to thank last night after the AS Monaco man saved three penalties in the […] READ MORE


Croatia’s Danijel Subasic the Shootout Hero as Denmark Pay the Penalty

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Croatia’s Danijel Subasic was the hero as his side snuck through to the World Cup quarter-finals thanks to the stopper’s penalty shootout heroics. He saved three Danish penalties allowing Ivan Rakitic to score send the Croats through after a drab performance from one of the tournament’s most fancied teams. Opposite number Kasper Schmeichel had saved […] READ MORE


Uruguay v Portugal Preview: Ronaldo Looks To Break The Immovable Object

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Uruguay will go into their last-16 showdown with Portugal as slight favourites after becoming the first side in 20 years to progress from their group without conceding a goal. Both sides have shown the resilience, gamesmanship and ruthlessness we’ve come to expect, and the collection of world-class attacking talent on display will make Uruguay v Portugal […] READ MORE


France v Argentina: World Cup Round of 16 Preview

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France v Argentina. Enough of the minnows parking the proverbial bus, the David and Goliath stories; the real stuff starts here. Two colossal footballing nations, both former champions and steeped in World Cup history, come head to head in the last 16. Both of these heavyweights have stuttered to this stage without ever finding their […] READ MORE


France’s Lucas Hernandez Cannot Prevent Goalless Draw

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France and Denmark both qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup following a dull 0-0 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium. Despite a penalty shout from Lucas Hernandez, the scores finish level. Both sides will learn their next opponents later in the day, after Group D finishes. However, this stage represents a successful start for both […] READ MORE


World Cup Preview: Denmark v France

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Denmark enter their final Group C game knowing that a point will see them through to the World Cup knockout stages for the first time since 2002. A draw would also see France confirmed as group winners and see them face a more favourable draw in the last 16. A draw, or Denmark victory, would […] READ MORE


World Cup Preview: France v Peru

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France take on Peru in Yekaterinburg this afternoon (4 pm GMT). They know that a win will see them all but qualify for the World Cup knockout stages. Peru, on the other hand, know that they need a result against the European Championship finalists from two years ago if they are to get out of […] READ MORE