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Will another goalkeeper win the Ballon d’Or?

The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious award which illustrates the greatest player of the past 12 months.

Surely an award any football player wants to win, this year’s Ballon d’Or is judged solely by a panel of journalists after FIFA and France football parted ways. (more…)

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A look at Toni Kroos’s ability to dominate from deep at Euro 2016

At Euro 2016, a lot of teams have come into games with a defence-first mentality.

They’ve tried to sit back, eliminate the pockets in front of their goalkeeper and, when the opportunity has presented itself, attack largely in transition. (more…)

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Euro 2016 preview and tips

The summer is usually the dullest part of the year for football fans, since most of the big leagues are in close season.

That’s unless there’s a major international tournament on the line and Euro 2016 in France is anticipated all around Europe. (more…)

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Robert Lewandowski – Hit or miss?

Robert Lewandowski broke the hearts of Borussia Dortmund fans last summer..

By moving to arch rivals and Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on a free transfer. (more…)

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Eden Hazard: Overrated or one of a kind?

“I am not here to be a star, to show off.”

“I am here to play for the others. I am not the new Messi. I am Eden Hazard.” Eden Hazard, Chelsea. (more…)

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Toni Kroos and Real Madrid, a match made in heaven?

With Toni Kroos having agreed to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich for €24 million right after the German World Cup triumph.

Many have questioned which side will benefit the most. (more…)

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World Cup 2014: Best XI

Now that the World Cup is done and dusted, Ian Gurney takes a look at his best starting eleven.

How do your rate the side? (more…)

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Top 5 players at the World Cup so far

With the World Cup group phase now complete.

And the knockout stage about to begin, it’s an ideal opportunity to look at the best 5 players so far. (more…)

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Will Manchester United successfully rectify past mistakes?

Last season is certainly one to forget for all Manchester United fans.

The David Moyes era didn’t inspire much confidence even from the very first press-conference that the Scotsman attended. (more…)

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Is the allure of the Premier League in decline?

Why are so many world stars beginning to choose other leagues over the beautiful English Premier League?

The Football Writer investigates… (more…)

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Roberto Di Matteo: His journey so far

Roberto Di Matteo was born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland to Italian parents in 1970.

He has enjoyed a remarkable journey in football since first appearing for his local club, FC Schaffhausen aged 18, in 1988. (more…)

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Euro 2012: Preview and predictions

The 14th European Championships are about to kick off in Poland and Ukraine

Xavi and Wesley Sneijder have said recently that the Euros are harder to win than the World Cup. A bold statement, yes, but nevertheless it’s one many would agree with. (more…)

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