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Manchester City sign Kevin De Bruyne from VfL Wolfsburg
Manchester City sign Kevin De Bruyne from VfL Wolfsburg

2014/15 Bundesliga Player of the Year Kevin De Bruyne joins City Vfl Wolfsburg star Kevin De Bruyne has confirmed his move back to the Premier League as the Belgian star has signed a six-year-contract with Manchester City as confirmed on their official site. It is said to be a club-record transfer fee, hovering around the £55-million mark, eclipsing the £50 million City shelled out for Raheem Sterling. De Bruyne left Chels

Aug 30 2015
Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi reveals why he joined Manchester City
Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi reveals why he joined Manchester City

Nicolas Otamendi made his big summer move from Valencia to Manchester City for £32 million Nicolas Otamendi has expressed his delight after his big summer move from Valencia to Manchester City and says he is eager to make his mark in the English Premier League, according to Yahoo. It is understood that Otamendi was presented an offer by Manchester City he could not turn down, revealing that the Premier League has a

Aug 30 2015
Stats: How bad is Chelsea's start compared to previous defending champions in the EPL?
Stats: How bad is Chelsea's start compared to previous defending champions in the EPL?

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea side have had one of the worst starts to the Premier League season for a defending champion Nobody expected Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side to start the 2015/16 season in this manner. For a team that won 26 games last season, losing only three and conceding only 32 goals (the best defence in the EPL), the Blues are currently 13th with only four points from as many games.  Although it is too early in

Aug 30 2015
Chelsea, Liverpool lose as the Manchester City juggernaut rolls on in the Premier League
Chelsea, Liverpool lose as the Manchester City juggernaut rolls on in the Premier League

Manchester City continued in their winning ways playing at home against Watford to keep their 100% win record so far this season. Other top sides playing on the day, Chelsea and Liverpool failed to even register a point despite playing at home as well, losing to Crystal Palace and West ham respectively. The league also saw 5 red cards dished out in only 3 of the 5 games, one came as Mitrovic was sent off against Arsenal, but the Potters receive

Aug 29 2015
Stats: Top chance creators in 2015/16 Premier League
Stats: Top chance creators in 2015/16 Premier League

Who has been the most effective in terms of creating chances in the Premier League? Costa, Gomis, Giroud - It may be the goalscorers that grab the headlines but if it weren’t for the playmakers behind them, these action-packed, goal-bonanzas we’re used to in the Premier League would be reduced to dull, lifeless affairs. Traditionally, the playmaker for the team plays in the No.10 position, right behind the striker – in the

2015/16 Champions League group stages: 5 key fixtures to watch out for
2015/16 Champions League group stages: 5 key fixtures to watch out for

The draws for the 2015/16 Champions Leaue group stage were conducted yesterday in Monaco and have produced some really tentalizing match-ups, coupled with a few reunions.  With certain new rules and regulations to be abided by, this season’s first round draw have pitted teams against the ones whom they have seldomly clashed with, or otherwise, never at all. Some teams were given a staright-forward start whereas for some, a cumbersome task of

Aug 29 2015
Stats: Spanish clubs most dominant in UEFA Champions League era
Stats: Spanish clubs most dominant in UEFA Champions League era

Barcelona won their 5th Champions League title in 2015 The Champions League action is back on the football timeline with all the 8 groups confirmed after the group stage draw took place in Monaco on Thursday. Reigning champions Barcelona and the returning three-time European winners Manchester United were handed favourable draws in the competition. The Blaugranas plan to become the first team to win the prestigious tournament in two c

Aug 28 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

Aug 28 2015
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
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
10 expensive foreign players who flopped in the Premier League
10 expensive foreign players who flopped in the Premier League

Italy striker Mario Balotelli completed his transfer back to Serie A club AC Milan this week after an unsuccessful stint with Liverpool. The Italian, however, was not the only casualty of a foreign talent failing in the most competitive league in the world. The sheer pace, physicality and work ethic of the Barclays Premier League is enough to flatten even the best in the world and players need to adjust to these aspects as quickly as

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