Paul Pogba, the World Cup and Mourinho's Interesting and Incomplete Assessment

Paul Pogba, the World Cup and Mourinho's Interesting and Incomplete Assessment

As France beat Croatia in the final and won the World Cup for only the second time in their history, this exhilarating tournament - for once, did not produce the unexpected as it had done pretty much throughout these last 30 days. In a competition that was littered with shock goals and surprise victories at every stage, the final - being 'the fixture' was somehow, an outlier - in that, not only was the result fairly expected, but the manner …
France v Rep. Ireland Preview - Payet the key for France

France v Rep. Ireland Preview - Payet the key for France

Euro 2016 has not exactly been an enthralling classic thus far, but the group stages can be less than inspiring. The knockout stages are where tournaments usually start to hot up, where it’s all or nothing and even a drab draw holds the prospect of a penalty shoot-out. Hosts and Group A winners France take on Republic of Ireland, who finished third in Group E, in what is not expected to be a classic, but could very well turn out …
Who is Anthony Martial?

Who is Anthony Martial?

Manchester United are set to sign Anthony Martial for a fee of £36m according to the BBC, although reports in France suggest it could be more. The 19 year old will join the club from AS Monaco, who have already sold a number of key players this summer. The experiment at the club hasn't gone as well as planned, which is why young players like Martial, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco have opted to leave Monaco. Eyebrows have been raised …