FIFA U-Turn on Banning Premier League Players

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Earlier this week FIFA invoked Article 5 after a request from the Brazilian Football Confederation. This was after Premier League clubs unanimously decided not to release players for international duty to countries on the government’s red list. The FA and Premier League have come to an agreement with FIFA to change their decision. Unfortunately, they […] READ MORE



What Does the Future Hold for Alexis Sanchez?

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Alexis Sanchez’s time at Manchester United has been catastrophic and a failed loan move to Inter Milan has amplified that. Despite being largely unpopular among United fans, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed in an interview earlier that he will “come back in the summer and prove you all wrong”, so what does the future hold for the […] READ MORE


Copa America Semi-Finals Are Full of Storylines

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The Copa America semi-finals are set as the first round of knockout games concluded on Saturday. The final four teams gave fans everything that could’ve wanted heading in to the tournament, with the defending champions, an underdog, and a dream match-up. Chile will face upset-minded Peru as they continue their attempt at a third straight […] READ MORE


Copa America Quarter-Final Predictions

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The Copa America group stage concluded last night, leaving eight teams alive in the competition. The hosts, Brazil, have looked strong while traditional powerhouse Argentina has looked questionable. The field looks as competitive as ever, so who will move on to the semi-finals? Predictions For the Copa America Quarter-Final Brazil v Paraguay Brazil left their […] READ MORE


Can Penalty Kings Chile Make It Three Tournament Wins In A Row?

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If the Confederations Cup final between Germany and Chile goes to penalties, the watching world—or at least that part of it that watches the World Cup warm-up event—could be in for a long night. The final will bring together the old and new penalty kings. Can Penalty Kings Chile Make it Three in a Row? […] READ MORE


Confederations Cup: Germany vs Chile Reaction

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Germany faced off against Chile in the Confederations Cup in Russia, with the match ending 1-1. The reigning champions of South America opened the scoring after a scrambled, last-ditch effort by Alexis Sánchez which hit the post before going into the net. Just before half-time, world champions Germany equalised after a fluid passing move ended […] READ MORE


2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Group B Preview

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The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup begins this coming weekend, as eight national sides from around the globe battle for top honours in Russia. With so much talent on display in the tournament, a strong performance early in the group stage will be critical to success. 2017 Confederations Cup: Group B Preview The previous edition of […] READ MORE


Why Alexis Sanchez is Pivotal to Arsenal Success

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No fight, no quality, no hope. The first half without Alexis Sanchez against Liverpool just over a week ago was a damning foreshadowing into what life may be like without the cherished Chilean. It was gutless, insipid and deeply worrying as Gunners fans were left to contemplate just how their season may have fared had […] READ MORE