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Manchester City not replacing Vincent Kompany has cost them the Premier League

Pep Guardiola practically conceded defeat in Manchester City’s quest to retain their Premier League crown following a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace at the Etihad on Saturday. “We did everything to win the game and unfortunately in the end we lost two points because we could not stop the counter-attack. But we have to continue. There are still a lot of games to play. We have to try to secure the...

Without Aubameyang Arsenal look like a very ordinary team

When Paul Tierney produced the red card which sent off Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang last weekend, Arsenal hearts would have sunk. The former Borussia Dortmund player has been far and away the most influential figure at the club in what...

Premier League Predictions: Week 23

It's another round of the English Premier League with some exciting games as the top 4 is still up for grabs and so is relegation. Which teams will be able to make in roads and can Liverpool stretch their unbeaten...

What a season for Chris Wilder's Blades

I don't think I was alone in thinking that Sheffield United would struggle in their first season back in the Premier League (PL). I believed The Blades were set to endure a very tough relegation battle, ultimately ending with the...

Premier League: Player of the Week: Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero would have won a lot of player of the week's so here is his umpteenth one and this one was arguably the most deserving. Aguero who has been one of the very best strikers to have graced the game...

Premier League lineups - the likely starting elevens for all teams this weekend

Here's a quick look at all the upcoming games and the predicted lineups for each team, to help you with your EPL fantasy picks. Watford Vs Spurs Watford XI: Foster, Mariappa, Dawson, Cathcart, Masina, Chalobah, Capoue, Sarr, Doucoure, Deulofeu, Deeney Spurs XI: Gazzaniga, Alderweireld, Sanchez,...

After West Ham are denied a point are there serious issues with VAR, handball and offside?

VAR has been the main focus point in the Premier League this season and often made controversial choices. The newest one denied West Ham what looked like a last minute equaliser against Sheffield United. But VAR stepped in and denied...

La Liga Fantasy News
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Real Madrid have fight, but for how long can they scrape results?

In the context of this season's title race in La Liga it could prove be a big moment. Sevilla have ambitions of their own, with Julen Lopetegui taking the Andalusian side into the top four. Some have even suggested that Sevilla might make themselves outside challengers for the Spanish title this season. They must have fancied their chances of leaving the Santiago Bernabeu with something on Saturday. Real Madrid, though, claimed...

Barcelona must prioritise Pique's successor

Time and again we are told of Barcelona's dependance on Lionel Messi and how they wouldn't be close to the same team without his influence. That is ostensibly true of course, but there are other players in the team that are...

Top fantasy La Liga picks for this weekend's action in Spain

We have another full schedule of LaLiga games coming up in Spain this weekend. It's time to look ahead to the upcoming games as you decide on what changes, if any, to make in fantasy LaLiga. Have a read and see if...

Luka Modric is coming to the end, but remains Real Madrid's brightest spark

2018/19 was a peculiar season for Luka Modric. The Croatian shone at the Russia World Cup, leading his country to the final. May 2018 also saw him lift the Champions League trophy for the third straight year. Modric struggled for...

How badly will Real Madrid miss Fede Valverde against Sevilla?

It was the moment that essentially decided the Spanish Supercopa final. Real Madrid's win over Atletico Madrid in Saudi Arabia last weekend won't be remembered for the penalties in the shootout, nor will anything during the 90 minutes stick in...

What would success in 2019/20 look like for Barcelona?

It's fair to say that this season has been quite a tumultuous one for Barcelona. It began with missed transfer targets. Though Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie De Jong were added to the roster, both Neymar and Matthijs De Ligt were missed,...

Barcelona sack Ernesto Valverde but the situation turns into a farce

Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde but the handling of the affair ended up turning into a farce. Instead of the club making a professional decision the story ran out of control when former player Xavi rejected taking the job. The...

Serie A Fantasy News
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Juventus Top Perfomers - Round 20 vs Parma

Juventus did not offer the cleanest nor the most inspiring performance versus Parma, but managed to take home three vital points once again propelled by Cristiano Ronaldo’s scoring prowess. Matthijs De Ligt: another game, another key block for the Dutch starlet, who got in the way of a sure-fire attempt by Mattia Sprocati that Wojciech Szczesny probably would not have not been able to save. He also trucked and outjumped few...

Serie A Fantasy Recap - Round 20

Standings implications: Juventus gained a couple of points on Inter as they eked out a W over Parma, while the Nerazzurri were held to a tie by Lecce. Lazio romped their way to their 11th win in a row against Sampdoria. Roma...

AC Milan 3-2 Udinese: Pioli's men claim three important points as Rebic comes up big

AC Milan claimed three important points at the San Siro earlier this afternoon, beating Udinese by three goals to two. The scoreline reflected the game quite well and thankfully the Rossoneri got the final word, putting more pressure on the...

Three Things Napoli Should Do to Get Back on Track

Going into the new season, much was expected from Napoli under Carlo Ancelotti. Having added Kostas Manolas, Giovanni Di Lorenzo and Hirving Lozano among others, the partenopei were expected to make a Scudetto push after consecutive seasons as runners-up. However, nothing of...

AC Milan vs. Udinese: Team news, stats and prediction

After the important away win at Cagliari, AC Milan managed to grab yet another win on Wednesday evening as they took on SPAL in the Coppa Italia. Once again, the Rossoneri looked very confident and won the game without too...

Player Focus: Jeremie Boga

This season Serie A has seen a number of breakout stars make a name for themselves and attract interest from Europe's elite. Sassuolo attacking midfielder Jeremie Boga is no different, and has established himself as one of the peninsula's creative...

Sarri not looking ahead before Parma match

Maurizio Sarri opened the presser ahead of the Parma game by remembering Juventus great Pietro Anastasi, who passed away on Friday: “He was a very important player for this club and for the national team. It feels right to me...

Football News
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Selection Problems Ahead for Sarri

As Juventus are approaching a crucial stretch in the season, the bianconeri are beginning to show signs of Sarriball and are slowly clicking into top form. In Juventus' last six games, the Italian champions have scored 16 goals and don't appear to be stopping anytime soon. With Antonio Conte's Inter and Immobile's high-flying Lazio hot on their heels, Sarri's men will need to continue in the same vein, starting with Parma tomorrow. While Cristiano...

Nantes owner Waldemar Kita determined to make a big splash despite problems off the field

Nantes have been a staple team in Ligue 1 for many years and apart from the odd speedbump with relegation to Ligue 2, Nantes are a respected team who always try and aim for a European spot. This season has seen...

A look back at the decade's most memorable moments

The 2010s were both an exciting and turbulent period for football. With more than a handful of career-defining goals and several big scandals, nobody could say it was boring. Although there are plenty of options to choose from, these are the moments that...

With Man City second, how will the Premier League season end?

The winter transfer window might be open, but no premier league team looks distracted. Liverpool looks unstoppable. Man City recently toppled Leicester to go second in the league and Watford seems determined to avoid relegation by all means. But how will the...

Ligue 1 Player of the Weekend: Gaetan Charbonnier

It's very possible you haven't heard much about the Ligue 1 player of the weekend Gaetan Charbonnier. The striker was in impressive form as his club Brest destroyed bottom of the table Toulouse this past weekend by 5 goals to...

PSG slip up, Marseille take steps forward and Lyon show their strengths

PSG rarely drop points at home, before the Monaco game at the weekend they had dropped 3 points since the beginning of the season, a surprise loss against Reims. They also love playing Monaco where they had scored 14 goals...

Dijon and Lille both have players sent off as game turns ugly

There was certainly all manners of controversy in the Ligue 1 game against Dijon and Lille at the weekend when things really turned nasty as both teams ended up with 10 players each and it could have been much worse. Indeed...

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