April 13, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

(AFP) As the destination of the league title gets clearer in just about every top five league in Europe, its crunch time in England. Liverpool versus Chelsea is always a massive clash and Sunday’s instalment is set to decide the fate of both teams this season; one slip could change it all, it has previously…

April 8, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

It’s almost upon us, the Champions league quarterfinals offers some historic clashes, not least Manchester United versus Barcelona.  This European football classic brings a lot of nostalgia for supporters of both sides. For Man United, it is hoped that some of that Ole magic remains and he can navigate past the almighty Catalans. While Barcelona…

April 3, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Rampant Wolves devour the Devils again. As much as it looks straight from a book of old football clichés, it’s exactly what transpired at Molineux last night. Wolverhampton Wanderers are having a fairytale season as much as Leicester did in 2015/2016. That Fulham have confirmed a quick return to the Championship and Cardiff look likely…

March 25, 2019
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Germany are back to winning ways. That post-2014 world cup spirit of grabbing the win anyhow is certainly welcome in the new era. The Germans are rebuilding following last year’s disastrous world cup defence and limp UEFA Nation’s League campaign; culminating in Joachim Low forcing early retirements on Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels and Thomas Muller….

March 6, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Real Madrid have been ousted as the undisputed kings of Europe. After three successive Champions league triumphs, it’s is time to rebuild at the Santiago Bernabéu.  The Spanish side’s problems run deeper than the 4-1 embarrassment at home to Ajax; although the young Dutch side deserve their reward for being such a vibrant unit, pushing…

February 11, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Real  Madrid youngster Vinicius Júnior is repaying the faith shown in him by manager Santiago Solari. The Brazil wonderkid who had drawn attention following a big money move from Flamengo over the summer proves his worth. The Real Madrid hierarchy was unhappy with ex-manager  Julen Lopetegui for under-utilizing the forward during their tumultuous start to…

February 2, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Chelsea ensured a significant upturn of form with an emphatic response to their recent woes which could offer the turning point in their season. It was a performance which cleared the cobwebs of the last couple of months, when an underwhelming return infront of goal threatened to undermine Maurizio Sarri’s attacking philosophy.  A clean sheet…

January 21, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

The top four race hots up as Liverpool and Manchester City continue to battle it out for the title in a mini-league of their own. Manchester United ensured they remain in touching distance with fourth spot in a rather hard-fought victory over Brighton. Their win could have been devastating for Arsenal, who had a daunting…

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