The incredible decline of 1860 Munich

1860 Munich face demotion to Germany’s fourth or fifth tier amateur divisions next season after failing to meet a deadline to pay for a third division license in the last few days.  Continue reading “The incredible decline of 1860 Munich”

Can Monaco hold on to their Golden generation this summer?

As the curtain falls on another season across Europe, the transfer window opens and the rumours of who’s going where gather pace. Whilst a huge proportion of the stories you read regarding transfers never materialise in to even a bid, there are some rumours which actually are true and can even become a saga, with the move not being completed and finalised until the last few hours of the summer window. Continue reading “Can Monaco hold on to their Golden generation this summer?”

Real Madrid on course for an incredible double – but why are people still not convinced by Zidane?

It is a huge evening for Real Madrid. With just a week to go in La Liga, Real are level on points with Barcelona at the top, with Zidane’s men having played a game less. Win tonight, and they require just a point against mid-table Malaga on the final day to win their first league title since the 2011/12 season under Jose Mourinho.

With a final against the Italian giants Juventus in the Champions League final on the horizon as well, the club are on course for a hugely impressive double this season and will become the first team since AC Milan in the 90’s to successfully defend their European crown – no mean feat.

However, despite the success Zidane looks as if he is going to bring to the Bernabeu this season, there is still a large amount of football fans across Europe and the world that are not convinced by this current Madrid team and Manager. But why?  Continue reading “Real Madrid on course for an incredible double – but why are people still not convinced by Zidane?”

Latest transfer round-up

As the summer transfer window is just weeks from opening around Europe, the rumours are set to fly. Who will be the blockbuster transfer this year? Who will go on strike to force a move through? Who will break the world record transfer fee? Who will be tapped up?

In this article I look at some of the biggest deals that could go through this summer.

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Why Sunderland getting relegated may actually be a good thing…

This weekend saw perennial Premier League strugglers Sunderland confirm their relegation to the Championship for the first time in a decade and, as sad as it may be for the fans that follow the club, it may actually be what they need in order to become a stronger, more consistent side in the future. Continue reading “Why Sunderland getting relegated may actually be a good thing…”