Premier League transfer talk – 21 June

With the season now at an end and most of the players in Europe either in Dubai, Ibiza or somewhere in the USA, the papers and Twitter have been full of transfer rumours. Whilst most of them are laughed at immediately, some actually happen.

Here are the ones which have been most seen in the media over the last couple of weeks; Continue reading “Premier League transfer talk – 21 June”

Who’s the greatest Premier League centre half of all time?

As Manchester United confirmed the £31m signing of Benfica’s Swedish centre half Victor Lindelof this week, I saw an interesting question asked by one of the MUFC fan accounts on Twitter (which I am seeing more and more of in the last year or so):

Who’s the best Premier League centre half ever? Continue reading “Who’s the greatest Premier League centre half of all time?”

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?”

Atletico have the pride, but Real once again have the glory

With Real Madrid travelling to the Vicente Calderon for what was going to be the final European game and Madrid derby in the historic stadium, Atletico had a near-impossible task on their hands; overturn a 3-0 defecit suffered in the first leg to reach their third final in five seasons.

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