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5 Players who could underperform this season due to fatigue
5 Players who could underperform this season due to fatigue

  Football is an incredibly grueling sport that requires its willing participants to run for miles on end often without a break in search of glory. Despite being a hugely entertaining sport, many times the game fails to be a spectacle, though, regardless of the nature of the game, a full 90 minutes takes a toll on the players’ body and mind. Regardless, the draw of the game is such that players can’t stay away from the pitch,

Aug 28 2015
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
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
Video: Franck Ribery's brother Steeven Ribery scores an absolute stunner for Bayern Munich
Video: Franck Ribery's brother Steeven Ribery scores an absolute stunner for Bayern Munich

Steeven Ribery, who is related to Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery, shows signs of brilliance that could see him in the senior team in a couple of years Franck Ribery’s younger brother Steeven Ribery scored an absolute screamer for Bayern Munich’s reserve team last Tuesday. The youngster, who will turn 20 in a few months, plays as a winger just like his elder brother and even wears the number 7. Before starting his tra

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

Football transfer rumours for August 25, 2015
Football transfer rumours for August 25, 2015

Silly season has brought forth reports of several players reportedly drifting from their clubs to others, some with the lure of money, others being attracted my increased playing time or a step up to a bigger club. Many clubs are still looking to improve despite having nearly 2 months now to add to their squads.  The likes of Chelsea and Manchester City have used the latter half of the window more effectively while Liverpool went out righ

Aug 25 2015
Video: Kevin Volland scores joint fastest Bundesliga goal in 9 seconds against Bayern Munich
Video: Kevin Volland scores joint fastest Bundesliga goal in 9 seconds against Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich got off to a tremendous start to their Bundesliga 2015/16 season winning 5-0 against Hamburg. The defending champions though were in for a surprise when the came up against Hoffenheim in their second league fixture. German striker Kevin Volland would put Hoffenheim ahead in a flying start to the game as he scored from a poor Bayern pass within 9 seconds. Volland’s quickfire goal makes him the joint fastest goalscorer in the

Aug 22 2015
How did Franck Ribery get his permanent scar?
How did Franck Ribery get his permanent scar?

Franck Ribery has had a successful club career with Bayern Munich Scars are seen by many as a reminder of unfortunate incidents that have taken place in the past. They show the pain and suffering endured by a person but also symbolize something big – the will to overcome any of life’s hurdles and move on.  This holds true in the case of current Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribery, who is a strong rol

Aug 21 2015
7 players who played under both Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola
7 players who played under both Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola

Chelsea have been known to be very quick when conducting transfers and Pedro is the latest fish to have been caught by the Blues’ hook in the blink of an eye. As they snatched the unassuming Barcelona winger from the jaws of Manchester United, they merely followed a precedent they themselves have set over the past few years – other clubs scout, chart deals out, negotiate and even conduct medicals. However, this is a player schoo

Aug 21 2015
Manchester United's summer better than most, despite the doom and gloom
Manchester United's summer better than most, despite the doom and gloom

Recruitment has been good We are at that time of the year when Manchester United, as a moral obligation, are incessantly linked with the best players in world football. It has come to this unique juncture in time where it has become effectively difficult to find that player among the score of world-beaters who hasn’t yet been linked with a lucrative move to The Theatre Of Dreams. Manager Louis Van Gaal has already procured the servic

Aug 21 2015
Manchester United submit £60 million bid for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller
Manchester United submit £60 million bid for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller

Thomas Muller’s contract at Bayern Munich expires in 2019 Premier League giants Manchester United have reportedly made a £60 million bid for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller, according to The Independent. German newspaper Bild had also reported that an €85 million bid was made for Muller (approximately £59.8 million). It is deal that could break their own transfer record when they spent £59.7

Aug 19 2015
5 Managers who have only this year to save their jobs
5 Managers who have only this year to save their jobs

Pep and Pellegrini are walking on fine lines this season Slow and steady will get you there, but who has the time? Fast and consistent; that’s what wins the races in the new age. We want our food, our cars and successes in life to be fast and our downloads to be even faster. That’s human nature. When it comes to the footballing world, the owners want a return on their investment. They don’t want to meander through the city

Aug 19 2015
Top 5 players apart form Messi and Ronaldo who can break the 30-goal barrier in the 2015/16 season
Top 5 players apart form Messi and Ronaldo who can break the 30-goal barrier in the 2015/16 season

The Premier League is up and underway already and the other major leagues will soon follow suit. European competitions started way back in July with the playoffs and Super Cups in the various leagues have already been done and dusted. Barcelona have secured their first trophy of the season by defeating Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup and their superstar Lionel Messi is already underway with two goals for the season. The Argentine added a

Aug 18 2015
Bastian Schweinsteiger thanks Marouane Fellaini and Van Gaal for No. 31 jersey at Manchester United
Bastian Schweinsteiger thanks Marouane Fellaini and Van Gaal for No. 31 jersey at Manchester United

Schweinsteiger said that getting the No 31 jersey has made him feel ‘like at home’ Manchester United summer signing Bastain Schweinsteiger has thanked new club teammate Marouane Fellaini and manager Louis van Gaal for letting him have his favourite jersey number 31, according to Manchester United’s official website. The German international said that this small gesture has helped him to settle in England and added that it

Aug 17 2015