EPL Fantasy News
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Who can stop Liverpool this season in the Premier League after Thiago capture from Bayern?

Liverpool were magnificent last season and it looks like it could be rinse and repeat albeit in super style as they have announced the signing of Thiago Alcantara from European champions Bayern Munich. Alcantara has been snapped up for just £27m a steal in today's game given his experience and how good a player he is and he is only 29, so has a good 3-4 years left at the very...

Premier League Best 11 Players of the Weekend: Matchday 1

The new English Premier League season kicked off last weekend with defending champions Liverpool starting in a 4-3 thriller over newly-promoted Leeds United. The weekend started with Manchester City and Manchester United, who were given an extra week's rest due...

EPL Predictions Gameweek 2

A full fixture list this weekend as Manchester City and Manchester United start their season in gameweek 2 of the 2020-21 English Premier League. Arsenal will be looking to build on their impressive win last weekend when they host West Ham...

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 2 Picks

All 20 Premier League teams will be in action this weekend for the first time in 2020-21, with four games on Saturday, four on Sunday and the final two of the gameweek taking place on Monday night. Manchester City and Manchester...

West Ham internal fighting, playing poorly and they could have zero points by Halloween

At the end of last season which of course didn't end until July there seemed to finally be a light at the end of the tunnel for West Ham. A team who looked one of the favourites to be relegated...

Premier League's Game of the Week: Liverpool 4-3 Leeds United

There was no contest about Round 1's match of the week in the Premier League. It was Liverpool and Leeds United at Anfield- the two teams played out an epic 7 goal thriller, and all that was sadly missing were...

English Premier League: Best 11 Players from Matchday 1

The English Premier League returned at the weekend and the 2020/21 edition kicked off in spectacular style, 7 goals in the Liverpool v Leeds game ruled the headlines as Reds striker Mohamed Salah scored a hat trick. Was that enough...

La Liga Fantasy News
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What would represent success for Barcelona in 2020/21?

Barcelona are still a week and a half away from the start of their LaLiga campaign, thanks to their Champions League exploits. Beginning their 2020/21 season behind everyone else will already put them at a slight disadvantage, but if Ronald Koeman can have his side firing from the get-go, then there's no reason why they can't close the gap quickly. In any event, what would represent success for the Catalans this season?

Fantasy La Liga Gameweek 2 Picks

Real Madrid begin the defence of their La Liga title on Sunday night with a trip to Real Sociedad, but games that were due to involve Barcelona, Sevilla and Atletico Madrid are still postponed for their involvement in European competition...

Who is Real Madrid target Dani Olmo?

One of the best youngsters in European football Dani Olmo is a new target for Real Madrid. The 21-year old attacking midfielder had a promising season in Leipzig scoring three goals in 12 matches, numbers that do not sound very impressive,...

'Sargeant' Koeman is what Barcelona needed

Even before the Messi scandal hit Barcelona, new man in charge, Ronald Koeman, would've been under no illusions as to the task he had ahead of him. The Dutchman was taking over a group of players who had come off of...

La Liga Best 11 Players of the Weekend: Matchday 1

The new Spanish season kicked off last weekend and with Lionel Messi deciding to stay at Barcelona, Real Madrid may have a real challenge this year. We should not forget about Atletico Madrid too who always remain a danger. However...

Koeman's conundrum at Barcelona

Although La Liga begins this weekend for most of the teams in the Spanish top flight, Barcelona still have a couple more weeks of their pre-season before their 2020/21 campaign begins in earnest thanks to their participation in the latter...

Who will Koeman bring in to establish new Barcelona side?

After Leo Messi decided, begrudgingly, to stay with the club, the new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman can now focus on bringing in new players who will help him take the club back to winning titles. Main targets for the 57 year-old...

Serie A Fantasy News
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Calcio Predictions - Round One

Just seven games in this round because the matches involving Atalanta, Inter and Spezia have been moved to September 30th as they finished the previous season later than all the other teams. Fiorentina-Torino: the Gigliati went with continuity, the Granata changed a lot and will have to prove they have bettered themselves after an underwhelming campaign. The Viola were not very inspiring, but they have a better track record in recent...

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To all our readers and Italian football fans, there is some great news! Here’s news of a flash sale on Curva e Calcio Serie A newsletter and podcast subscriptions, with a whopping 50% off monthly and yearly signups from now until the...

Why a return to a back three makes sense for Juventus

Juventus took the controversial decision to sack Maurizio Sarri and replace him with the relatively unproven Andrea Pirlo this past summer, after a disappointing season. The Bianconeri may have retained their Scudetto, but ultimately fell short against Lyon in the...

Three Bold Predictions Ahead of the New Season

The new Serie A season is officially upon us and is shaping up for another enthralling year of action. Juventus appear to be in a transtion year, but has bolstered their roster significantly already while Inter will be hoping to...

Edin Dzeko represents best fit for Juventus

Juventus has been linked with a move for a new number nine all summer and is reportedly closing in on Roma's Edin Dzeko. The Italian champions have previously been linked with Luis Suarez and Olivier Giroud, but the Bosnian international...

Serie A Probable Lineups - Round One

FIORENTINA-TORINO Fiorentina (3-5-2): Dragowski; Milenkovic, Pezzella, Caceres; Chiesa, Bonaventura, Duncan, Castrovilli, Biraghi; Kouame, Ribery. Potential lineup changes: Igor for Caceres, Lirola for Biraghi, Vlahovic for Kouame. Likely bench options: Vlahovic, Cutrone, Lirola. Probable: Pezzella (ankle), Biraghi (ankle). Questionable: Pulgar (Covid). Suspended: Amrabat.

Serie A Injury and Suspension Report - Round One

Bologna: Gary Medel is suspended and is also recovering from a grade one strain in the semimembranosus muscle on the right thigh, therefore he could miss week two as well. Cagliari: Luca Ceppitelli, Filip Bradaric and Kiril Despodov are quarantining after...

Football News
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PSG in the relegation zone as they search for first win of the season against Metz

Look at the Ligue 1 table, you may have to take a double look or even a triple look before you believe your eyes and see that PSG are in 17th place. The champions have lost their first two games of the season for the first time in 42 years. Defeats against Lens 1-0 on the opening weekend of the season and then a 1-0 loss to Marseille in Paris last...

Neymar faces 7-match ban for red card

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar faces a suspension of up to seven games following his dismissal during Sunday's defeat to Olympique Marseille in Le Classique. The 28-year-old was one of five players sent off in stoppage time as a scuffle broke out...

Neymar cites racism for red card in defeat

Paris Saint-Germain were handed their second defeat to start the 2020-21 French Ligue 1 season as they went down 0-1 against rivals Olympique Marseille in La Classique at the Parc des Princes on Sunday night. Florian Thauvin scored the game's only...

Under Niko Kovac can Monaco bounce back and become challengers once more?

It's incredible to think that it was only in 2017 when Monaco won Ligue 1 and wrestled the title from PSG's hands. Since 2012 only PSG have been champions of France apart from Monaco's saving grace three years ago. But...

Neymar, Mbappe and 5 other PSG players have Coronavirus as league campaign due to start in chaos

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. PSG have confirmed at least 6 of their players have the Coronavirus ahead of the new season, and largely it is the clubs fault. Most of the players involved were authorised to go on a...

Phil Foden, Mason Greenwood and Harry Maguire have embarrassed England and Gareth Southgate has a huge job on his hands

Nothing has changed from the England mental attitude of the 1970s, 80s, or 90s, and this is something that current manager Gareth Southgate learned in the most direct way in the past few weeks. Players that are supposed to be upstanding...

2 defenders who could join PSG this summer

Paris Saint-Germain allowed four first team players to leave on free transfers at the end of the 2019-20 campaign as they look to rebuild in their bid for European success. The French Ligue 1 champions reached the Champions League final for...

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