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Pep Guardiola's time at Manchester City will not be complete without Champions League win

There has been much praise towards Manchester City after their fantastic league win which they converted into a domestic treble at the weekend. Pep Guardiola's side won the Premier League, the Carabao Cup and the FA Cup when they destroyed Watford 6-0. That was the joint equal highest score in a cup final since Bury won in 1903 and it is the first time ever that a domestic treble has...

Tottenham are one match away from greatness so why is Mauricio Pochettino talking about leaving?

Timing is everything from comedy to football, get it wrong and everything including all of the hard work you've done can fall apart. So It has been odd to say the least that a few weeks before Tottenham play in...

Pep Guardiola's strive for greatness brings the best out of Raheem Sterling

“The boy who grew up in the shadow of the Wembley arch.” A tattoo on his left forearm depicts a young Raheem Sterling wearing his favourite No. 10 shirt, holding a football and looking at the famous Wembley arch. To...

On this day: Remembering Chelsea's Champions League triumph in 2012

It was the greatest night in the history of Chelsea Football Club. Not for the first time during their Champions League run in 2011/12, the odds were stacked against the west Londoners heading into the final on 19 May: not...

Is Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha really worth £80m?

Wilfried Zaha the Crystal Palace striker has said that he wants to play Champions League football next season and Palace are not going to stand in his way. However the only catch is that they value the player at around...

Will Eden Hazard’s last game for Chelsea be in the Europa League final?

With the summer transfer window opening for Premier League teams on Thursday, clubs in England are now working down their shortlist to see who is and is not attainable over the next few months.  Chelsea are in a peculiar position, due...

Treble would be Pep Guardiola's crowning achievement in England

When Pep Guardiola arrived in England, becoming Manchester City's new manager in the summer of 2016, they said he would find a very different environment to the one he'd made his own so emphatically in Germany and Spain. Across the...

La Liga Fantasy News
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Barcelona not in great shape for the cup final

With only five days left until the Copa Del Rey final against Valencia, favourites Barcelona don't look to be in the best of health. Nelson Semedo was the latest player to succumb to injury, forced off against Eibar on Sunday with a head problem. Though he was released on Monday morning and was back in Barcelona by early afternoon, he will need to be monitored throughout the week.

Week 38: Best 11 Players of the Weekend in Fantasy La Liga

La Liga has ended for another season. As we knew weeks ago Barcelona are champions and Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid made up  2nd and 3rd places respectively. Valencia grabbed the final Champions League spot from Getafe and Girona joined...

Why successful Ernesto Valverde has to leave Barcelona

For almost any other club there would be no question that Ernesto Valverde would be staying with them- after all if Barcelona win the Copa del Rey this weekend then in 2 seasons he would have won 2 doubles, and...

Zinedine Zidane showed a lack of class not playing Gareth Bale in final Real Madrid game

Is it simply a clash of styles that Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane and Gareth Bale have never got on? At the weekend in the final La Liga game of the season and what appears to be Bale's final game...

Martin Odegaard deserves Real Madrid chance

Martin Odegaard looks set to leave Real Madrid on a two-year loan deal to Dutch giants Ajax, according to the latest speculation. The Norwegian has starred during a series of loan stints in the Netherlands, and surely deserves a chance...

Keylor Navas set for Real Madrid exit

A multitude of reports in the Spanish press on Monday stated that Real Madrid had informed long-serving goalkeeper Keylor Navas that his time at the club was up. The 32-year-old’s final game at the club is set to be against...

Real Betis will not sign wayward Jese Rodriguez

The story of Jese Rodriguez is one of missed opportunity, bad decisions and misfortune. As he rose through the youth ranks at Real Madrid and into the first-team squad, his style of play drew comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo and he...

Serie A Fantasy News
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Paratici, Barzagli and Allegri comment after winning awards

Juventus’ coaching search rages on in Italy and the sporting director Fabio Paratici chimed in after receiving the Gentleman’s award: “We need to be patient, we are making our evaluations, but we have clear ideas in mind. I feel the pressure from the fans, but it is really a pleasure. I am a supporter first and then an executive. Players like Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Barzagli and Andrea Pirlo are heroes,...

Serie A Team of the Week - Round 37

Gianluigi Donnarumma (7 points): the starlet saved Milan once again in the Frosinone game, preventing the opponents from going up in the score by brilliantly parrying away a Camillo Ciano penalty. Riccardo Gagliolo (5 points): Parma defended very diligently against Fiorentina,...

Serie A Match of the Round - Empoli vs Torino

Empoli vs Torino was one of the few tilts that had something on the line in both sides and, despite the lopsided result, it hung in the balance up until the 70th minute. In the end, the desire to avoid...

Juventus 2018-2019: Player Ratings

With the Serie A season coming to a close, and Massimiliano Allegri on his way out, it's time to evaluate the season that was and have a look at how Juventus' players have fared. Goalkeepers:  Wojciech Szczęsny - 9/10: In his first...

Serie A Team of the Round - Napoli

Napoli continue to gallop despite being already certain of their final position and victimized Inter on Sunday, which still had and has a lot to play for, putting together the most dominant performance of the week despite giving up a...

Spalletti warns Inter players to roll up their sleeves against Empoli

Luciano Spalletti spoke to the media in the aftermath of Inter’s 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Napoli last night. While keen to stress that qualification for next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage remains in the Nerazzurri’s hands, the...

Lazio must dust off chequebook to ward off Juventus interest in Simone Inzaghi

As the haze from the post-Coppa Italia celebrations begins to clear, some images are stronger than others. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic rising higher than anyone to head in the opener. Joaquin Correa bursting through the Atalanta defence to seal Lazio’s seventh win in...

Football News
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Kylian Mbappe makes demands to PSG in front of stunned crowd at awards show

The French have a saying for when you put your foot in it, it's called faux pas and PSG striker Kylian Mbappe did just that at the French football awards at the weekend. Mbappe received the highest award with winning the player of the season in France and then hinted in front of a packed audience that included PSG's owners and PSG manager Thomas Tuchel that his future may lie...

Four big name players that are expected to leave their respective clubs this summer

That exciting time has come once again, where the summer transfer window will be filled with opinionated rumours and ridiculous speculations, before the deals begin to become finalised and publicly official. So far, the likes of Barcelona, Bayern Munich and...

Ligue 1: Week 37: Player Picks for the Weekend

Most of the major European leagues have finished but in France Ligue 1 doesn't end until the end of the month. PSG are champions of course and Lille and Lyon look like they will get Champions League places. Relegation is...

Soccer/Football Coaching Development Summit in New York

I was recently contacted by CDS regarding an exciting football (soccer) summit for coaching development that will take place on June 14, 2019, in New York. You can find more information on their website.

Ligue 1: Player of the Weekend: Maxwell Cornet

With a few clean sheets this past weekend in Ligue 1 goal keepers ruled the roost with plenty earning 7 points, but the overall winner is Lyon's Maxwell Cornet who earned 8 points as his side overcame Marseille at Stade...

Lille secure Champions League football and Neymar redeems himself ahead of PSG ban

It's been a tough month for PSG star Neymar who learned that he would receive a 3 game Champions League ban next season for being critical of match officials when PSG lost to Manchester United. Then the Brazilian was handed...

Thierry Henry sacked, Leonardo Jardim returns and yet Monaco could still be relegated from Ligue 1

If anything at least it hasn't been a quiet forgettable season for Monaco. The 2017 champions and the only team to stop PSG winning the league since 2012 are in 17th place and have a realistic chance of being relegated. Thierry...

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