• Premier League week five preview

      The transfer window has closed and the Premier League is back with a bang this weekend as the Manchester derby takes centre stage in a match which sees Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola renew their rivalry for the 17th time. The pair frequently clashed during Mourinho’s spells with Chelsea, Real Madrid and Inter Milan, and Guardiola’s… Read more »

  • Euro 2016 final preview Portugal v France

    Euro 2016 hosts France will meet Portugal in Sunday’s final after contrasting victories in their last-four encounters. France finally ended their long-standing hoodoo against Germany in a fantastic but controversial semi-final in which Antoine Griezmann virtually guaranteed the Golden Boot by scoring both goals. Brexit was finally delivered in the other semi-final as Cristiano Ronaldo and… Read more »

  • Euro 2016 semi-final previews

    And then there were four. Euro 2016 has reached the semi-final stage, packed with usual suspects Germany, France and Portugal, all of whom will be making either their third or fourth appearance in the last four since 1996. But there is one interloper amongst the European giants. Wales, playing in their first major tournament since… Read more »

  • Euro 2016 quarter-final previews

    Iceland are now everyone’s favourite second team after upsetting the odds with a deserved victory against England. The jokes about Lidl, Aldi, Waitrose and every other supermarket in the UK have been flying on Twitter since Monday’s match which resulted in Roy Hodgson stepping aside as England coach, although we shouldn’t forget his contract only… Read more »

  • Euro 2016 England v Iceland preview

    The knockout stage gets under way on Saturday when Wales and Northern Ireland go head to head for a place in the quarter-finals which is followed a day later by the Republic of Ireland’s encounter with tournament hosts France. Hands up if you know where Thierry Henry will be hiding on Sunday? Monday looks a… Read more »