Ranking the u23 players with the most goals scored in top-flight European competition this season

European football’s goalscoring charts have been dominated by familiar faces across the past decade, but there is a new wave of emerging talent bidding to become the goalscoring greats of their generation. There will be a time in the not too distant future when the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Karim … Read more

Champions League Team of the Week

The UEFA Champions League’s last eight has been finalised after the completion of the last-16 ties, this week’s action having provided no shortage of upsets and surprises. Chelsea became the third Premier League team to reach the quarter-finals after winning in Lille, but it was misery for Manchester United who crashed out after a disappointing … Read more

Iconic: Five of the greatest hat-tricks in Champions League history

Karim Benzema produced a special Champions League performance as Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain this week, scoring a stunning hat-trick as the Spanish giants overturned a two-goal deficit to progress. Benzema scored three times inside the final half an hour as Real Madrid completed a stirring comeback, a clash with proved a perfect advert for … Read more

Iconic Duos: The Fantasista and The Predator, Del Piero & Inzaghi

Football’s finest partnerships are often a recipe of several ingredients. The first, and most crucial, is that the two talents compliment each other’s game perfectly. The perfect partnership can be a combination of two elite talents, whose outrageous individual ability mean the duo often operate on the same frequency. Alternatively, it can be two footballers … Read more

Pogba ‘more upbeat’ following Rangnick chat but Man Utd still ‘planning’ for his exit

Paul Pogba is understood to be ‘more upbeat’ regarding his Manchester United future, though the club are still ‘planning’ for the midfielder’s exit this summer. Pogba has entered the final months of his contract with the Red Devils and can leave as a free agent at the end of the season, with a host of … Read more

Five of Liverpool’s best Champions League wins against Italian teams

Liverpool travel to face Inter Milan in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday evening, a clash between two of Europe’s biggest clubs at the San Siro. Jurgen Klopp is seeking to reach a third Champions League final with the Reds, though the 2019 winners have been given a difficult challenge … Read more

Every Zlatan goal for AC Milan against arch-rivals Inter

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has turned out for some of world football’s biggest clubs during an incredible career of success, including representing both sides of the Milan divide. Having starred during a spell at Inter Milan, the Sweden international later returned to the San Siro in the colours of AC Milan and has become a cult figure … Read more

Ceferin questions Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus’ continued pursuit of Super League

Aleksander Ceferin has questioned Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus in the trio’s continued pursuit of a European Super League. European football was rocked by the announcement of plans for a breakaway competition last April, with the proposal including 12 of the continent’s leading clubs, including the Premier League’s ‘big six’.   The plans were met … Read more

Ranking the five best out-and-out number nines in world football right now

The traditional centre-forward remains arguably the most illustrious position on the team sheet and there’s good reason why the world’s very best often command extortionate transfer fees. Scoring goals is often labelled as the most difficult aspect of the beautiful game, but this list of fantastic finishers have made it seem rather easy in recent … Read more

Laporta discusses Dembele situation as club suspect he already has an agreement elsewhere

Joan Laporta has discussed Ousmane Dembele’s situation at Barcelona, with the winger set to leave the club on a free transfer this summer. Dembele has turned down the chance to renew his contract with the Spanish side and will be a free agent when his current deal expires at the end of the season.   … Read more

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