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The return of the Champions League, has the round of 16 lost its spark?

This week signalled the return of European football’s most prestigious club competition, the UEFA Champions League. The first legs of the eight ties all kicked off in midweek, with European…

Xavi to leave Barcelona at end of this season

On January 27th, Barcelona manager Xavi Hernández announced his plan to leave the club at the end of the season. Following a frustrating 5-3 loss to Villareal at home, Xavi…

Champions League Roundup

Koeman’s time is surely up A Barcelona team in name alone, Ronald Koeman’s side suffered an embarrassing 3-0 loss, as a fluent Benfica’s perfect game plan has surely confirmed that…

Would you rather: Champions League or Premier League?

Following an excruciating summer hiatus, top-level football is back. A month into the season, the various narratives of England’s elite clubs are beginning to unfold, with Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea…

Manchester City right to feel aggrieved after Champions League drama

Despite beating Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 in what was an utterly bonkers nightof Champions League football at the Etihad, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City went crashing out of the competition last week.…

Celtic’s European failings highlight lack of quality in Scottish football

Scotland witnessed another European failure by one of its club teams as Celtic suffered a painful 3-0 defeat to Zenit St. Petersburg knocking them out of the Europa League at…

Champions League Round of 16 Preview

With 2018 being upon us and the culmination of the January transfer window, Europe’s elite now turn their attention back towards their upcoming Champions League round of 16 matches –…

British clubs struggling to make their mark in Europe

It is a familiar scenario. With Arsenal demolished by Bayern Munich and Manchester City failing to progress after a thrilling tie against Monaco, there is only one English team in…