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Atletico Madrid: Are they strong enough to mount another La Liga title charge?
Atletico Madrid: Are they strong enough to mount another La Liga title charge?

Atletico Madrid bagged an impressive victory away against Sevilla  Of course with the league in its embryonic stage it is difficult to predict who will win the title and with Eibar and Celta Vigo currently joint-top of La Liga it is testament to that, but joining them on maximum return from the two games played in Spain so far are two more usual suspects of Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. Last year’s treble winning Catalans will

Sep 3 2015
10 most expensive teenagers in football history
10 most expensive teenagers in football history

Spending big on teenage footballers has always been received with varied opinions. Argued from both sides, some say it plays a big role in inflating the already oversized egos of modern day footballers, whereas a different faction believes that it shows a great deal of faith from the club investing in the player.  Professional Footballers’ Association chief Gordon Taylor even suggested to put the wages of young footballers into a trus

Sep 2 2015
5 Dark horses in the UEFA Champions League this season
5 Dark horses in the UEFA Champions League this season

The UEFA Champions League is easily the most prestigious club competition in the world and therefore it comes as no surprise that clubs try their best to qualify for the tournament at least, even if they don’t win it. The monetary reward for participating in the tournament is very high and of course, there is the matter of winning it. In recent years, the competition has been dominated by clubs such as Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid

Sep 2 2015
Transfer Rumours: 29 August 2015
Transfer Rumours: 29 August 2015

With only two more days before the end of the transfer season, most of the clubs across Europe are finalizing their last minute deals. Here we follow most of the top leagues in Europe including the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1.  The teams in the Premier League still seem active with both the big and small looking to sign the one player who can make the difference this upcoming season. Teams like Sunderlan

Aug 29 2015
UEFA Champions League 2015 - Group stage predictions
UEFA Champions League 2015 - Group stage predictions

Merely a few fixtures into the domestic footballing calendar and already we’ve been treated to a feast of surprises from the best divisions across the continent. Some teams have ignited their respective campaigns with blockbuster starts, while others have stalled in their attempts to burst out of the blocks. The EPL especially has captured our imagination with an interesting start to the script, but football fans everywhere still no doubt

Champions League fixtures: PSV Eindhoven host Manchester United on opening day
Champions League fixtures: PSV Eindhoven host Manchester United on opening day

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta returned the Champions League trophy as the competition restarts One of the things that sets the UEFA Champions League apart from the rest is its tendency to throw up clashes that will keep you at the edge of your seat. Sometimes they’re the ones between the minnows taking part in the competition but more often the focus is firmly on the big boys and this time the UCL group stage draw has not disappoint

Aug 28 2015
Transfer rumours for 27 August, 2015
Transfer rumours for 27 August, 2015

With the transfer window shutting down on September 1, all the teams across Europe are busy completing their squads for the start of the 2015-2016 season. Some of the transfer sagas are never ending such as the potential transfer of Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea from Manchester United to Real Madrid while other big name transfers have been completed in double quick time such as Mateo Kovacic’s move to Real Madrid from Inter Milan.

Aug 27 2015
Champions League group stage draw: Barcelona, Chelsea get easy starts
Champions League group stage draw: Barcelona, Chelsea get easy starts

UEFA Champions League group stage draw While every country’s league title is a big prize, the Champions League is the Holy Grail. And the draw for the 2015-16 edition of the tournament did not disappoint, as it has thrown up a slew of intriguing contests. Group D appears the toughest on paper with Juventus, Manchester City, Sevilla, and Borussia Monchengladbach being pitted against each other. The Citizens simply do not seem to

Aug 27 2015
Pots and seedings for 2015/16 Champions League Group Stage draw confirmed
Pots and seedings for 2015/16 Champions League Group Stage draw confirmed

The Champions League draw will be held on Thursday, 27 August at 21:15 IST With the UEFA Champions League playoffs to decide the final 32 teams now complete, all that is left is the draw for the Group stage matches. The new format in the 2015/16 season will see seven league champions and the defending champions in Pot 1. And the final seedings and pots were confirmed by UEFA ahead of the draw which will be held today (27 August). Of the 32

Aug 27 2015
El Clasico date pushed back as La Liga announce fixture changes
El Clasico date pushed back as La Liga announce fixture changes

The El Clasico fixtures will take place on November 22 and April 10 respectively Spain’s Superior Sports Council (CSD) has approved changes to the 2015/16 season schedule, including the two El Clasico’s and the Copa Del Rey, ESPN reports. The changes were made after the CSD approved recommendations from the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to move a few matches. The tentative La Liga calendar for the 2015-16 season

Aug 21 2015
Manchester United eye Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann after Pedro snub
Manchester United eye Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann after Pedro snub

Antoine Griezmann scored 25 goals across all competitions for Atletico Madrid in the 2014/15 season Manchester United look set to launch a bid for Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, according to The Telegraph. As per the report, United manager Louis van Gaal has lined up the French international as replacement for Pedro whose signing was confirmed by Premier League champions Chelsea yesterday, having been linked with the Reds for mo

Aug 21 2015
10 things to look forward to in the 2015/16 La Liga season
10 things to look forward to in the 2015/16 La Liga season

Barcelona colours decorated the La Liga trophy in 2015 Excitement and drama are never far from the eye in La Liga, and the 2015/16 campaign certainly promises to be no different. Although too much of a good thing is, apparently, bad for you, the general consensus is that the domestic scene in Spain is something nobody can get enough of. Once more, the crown is set to be contested by the superpowers of Barcelona and Real Madrid bu

Aug 19 2015
The La Liga top scorers - Who leads the all-time list, and who's on top among current players?
The La Liga top scorers - Who leads the all-time list, and who's on top among current players?

The La Liga is Europe’s strongest league over the past five seasons as per UEFA’s league coefficient rankings The Spanish La Liga of Liga BBVA is the most technically skillful league in the world, boasting some of the best players who have played the game. As per UEFA’s league coefficient rankings, the La Liga is the strongest league in Europe over the past five years. It’s no surprise, then, that the league has host

Aug 18 2015
Rumour: Manchester United plotting bids for Nicolas Otamendi and Lucas Biglia
Rumour: Manchester United plotting bids for Nicolas Otamendi and Lucas Biglia

United are reportedly weighing up a bid of £35 million for Otamendi Manchester United are reportedly preparing a fresh bid for Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi and Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia, according to The Metro. The report further states that the 13-time Premier League champions will step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak. With United missing out on Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, they have tu

Aug 10 2015
Report: Atletico Madrid rejected £25 million bid from Manchester United for goalkeeper Jan Oblak
Report: Atletico Madrid rejected £25 million bid from Manchester United for goalkeeper Jan Oblak

Jan Oblak made 22 appearances for Atletico Madrid last season Manchester United are interested in signing goalkeeper Jan Oblak from Atletico Madrid as a replacement for David de Gea, according to Spanish Daily newspaper Marca. Atletico Madrid have rejected the £25 million bid for the young keeper, who is the club’s first choice keeper after making 22 appearances for them in the previous season. It is rep

Aug 9 2015
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