Tottenham's Champions League Group Preview

Tottenham's Champions League Group Preview

After years in the Europa League, Tottenham are in the Champions League in back-to-back seasons for the first time in club history.  Tottenham's second place finish, their highest finish since 1963, was more than enough to launch them back into Europe's top competition. Spurs fans will be expecting a trip to the round of 16 at the minimum after their disappointing third place finish in their group last season.  However, considering their group consists of Spanish champions Real Madrid, German …
Liverpool warm up for Dortmund in style

Liverpool warm up for Dortmund in style

Liverpool’s impressive performance away to Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Europa League tie rightly brought them plaudits. They largely nullified the threat of Marco Reus, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan and but for Roman Weidenfeller, would’ve been celebrating a famous victory. Social Media was abuzz Sunday afternoon with the news that Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel had opted to rest his first choice full-backs, midfield and attack for the fierce local derby against Schalke in preparation for the …
Europa League Report: Borussia Dortmund 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Europa League Report: Borussia Dortmund 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Borussia Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park is renowned for its raucous atmosphere and this Europa League round of 16 first leg was no exception. The ‘Yellow Wall’ were in full voice for a near full-strength Dortmund; however, Mauricio Pochettino elected to rest half his stars, seemingly heavily prioritising the Premier League, despite what is up for grabs in this tournament. The match started at a very good pace, with Dortmund quickly establishing their dominance and within the opening seven minutes a …
Borussia Dortmund vs Tottenham Preview | Europa League

Borussia Dortmund vs Tottenham Preview | Europa League

On March 10th, German powerhouse Borussia Dortmund will welcome Tottenham to Signal Iduna Park for arguably the most high profile round of 16 tie in the Europa League.  The two sides are both currently second in their domestic leagues, with both Spurs and Dortmund trailing the league leaders, Leicester City and Bayern Munich respectively, by five points.  With that in mind, both teams will have one eye on the league during this tie, which could make team selections very difficult …
Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

This is the third of a series of four articles coming to you, in which I will focus on this season’s top 4 finishers of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. I will highlight the 5 positions these teams need to strengthen over the summer to improve their chances of being crowned Premier League champions this time next year. Today, Chelsea will be the team put under the microscope. With The Blues deservedly securing their first title since 2010 …
4 January Deals That Could Blow Wilfried Bony Out Of The Water

4 January Deals That Could Blow Wilfried Bony Out Of The Water

The January transfer window finally sparked into life when Manchester City signed Ivorian powerhouse Wilfried Bony from Swansea City for an eye-watering £25m - but will this be the biggest signing this month? Probably not, as a host of Europe's top clubs are looking ready to make their mark in the mid-season window. Here are four other potential transfers that could eclipse the £25m paid for Wilfried Bony. Edinson Cavani - Paris SG The 27 year-old Uruguayan striker still has …
January Transfers That Would Make Sense for Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Spurs and City

January Transfers That Would Make Sense for Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Spurs and City

It has come again, The January transfer window. The time of the year full of speculations, rumours, false reports, great expectations, surprises and large sums of money spent by football clubs all over the world. Although not as popular among managers and clubs as the summer window, it represents an opportunity for clubs to address long term injuries suffered by key players and to strengthen the squad if any weaknesses come to the surface in the first half of the …
Five Possible EPL Moves That Could Illuminate the Transfer Window

Five Possible EPL Moves That Could Illuminate the Transfer Window

At this time of year it is customary to look at the clubs in the Premier League and speculate wildly about how certain players will definitely boost their chances of glory / a possible European qualification / save them from relegation (delete as applicable). Many of the January transfer window rumours never actually come to fruition – and many clubs wait until the summer to do their main recruiting business. But there have been a few big names linked with …
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