World Cup 2018
6 greatest teams not to win the World Cup

The World Cup is the ultimate crowning achievement for any national team or player. Many believe, for instance, Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi can never truly be considered the greatest footballer of all time until he has won the game’s grandest prize. However, as is often the case with tournament football, the best team doesn’t always win. Looking back through the annals of World Cu...

Why Luis Enrique shouldn't take over at Arsenal

Arsenal find themselves in a situation almost entirely alien to modern football: having to find a replacement for a man who has been at the helm longer than many of their fans have been on this planet. After almost 22 years, Arsène Wenger is stepping down. It draws obvious parallels to when Sir Alex Ferguson left Manchester United after 27 years of service, of course, but there is a critical diffe...

How Liverpool and Roma revitalised the Champions League

Liverpool and Roma have revived the Champions League. Well, sort of. Europe’s primary club tournament was in serious danger of losing its lustre, with the same teams monopolising the latter stages and, more often than not, picking up the trophy. A high quality of football is nice, but competitions always appear somewhat pointless without some semblance of competitiveness. When Jürgen Klopp and Eus...

Mourinho true colours coming through with Martial

Without a Premier League start since February and an unused substitute in recent key encounters with Manchester City and Liverpool, Anthony Martial is reportedly considering his Manchester United future. Were the Frenchman to depart Old Trafford this summer he wouldn’t be the first player to leave United with a sense of potential unfulfilled, and he surely would not be the last, either. But...

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