Stories By Gareth McKnight
Barcelona/ 8 years ago
Steven Gerrard, Xavi, Francesco Totti and the end of the one-club men
[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the modern game, seeing a player complete his entire career with only one club is a rare thing given the...
Swansea City/ 8 years ago
Gylfi Sigurðsson’s sale not exactly a masterclass by Tottenham
[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter a horror week that included elimination from Europe, defeat in the Capital One Cup final and falling further adrift in...
Manchester City/ 8 years ago
Stagnation at Manchester City and an over-reliance on three key players
[dropcap]G[/dropcap]iven the vast expenditure on the current Manchester City squad, second best is not an option for the nouveau-riche English champions....
Chelsea/ 8 years ago
Chelsea loanee Mohamed Salah starring as buoyant Fiorentina eye glory
[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ince a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Serie A basement dwellers Parma in their first game of 2015, Fiorentina have been in...
Borussia Dortmund/ 8 years ago
Borussia Dortmund 3 Schalke 0: Five thoughts from the Ruhr derby
[dropcap]B[/dropcap]orussia Dortmund’s recent domestic rejuvenation continued yesterday against fierce rivals Schalke, as Jürgen Klopp’s men won the Ruhr derby 3-0 at Signal...
Marseille/ 8 years ago
The Bielsa effect wearing off as Olympique de Marseille’s title challenge stumbles
[dropcap]H[/dropcap]aving finished in sixth place last year, 29 points behind Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain, the fact that Olympique de Marseille...
Arsenal/ 8 years ago
Failures at Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham: Russia’s Euro 2008 golden generation
[dropcap]G[/dropcap]iven the nation’s place as the largest country on the planet and an estimated population of over 140 million, Russia has...
AC Milan/ 8 years ago
AC Milan’s attack over-reliant on makeshift striker Jérémy Ménez
[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith Juventus strolling to a likely fourth consecutive Scudetto, the race to finish in the European qualification places in Serie A...
Atlético Madrid/ 8 years ago
Emphasis on Bayer Leverkusen to avoid a winless Champions League round for the Bundesliga
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he last two first-leg Champions League clashes of the round of 16 take place tonight, with Arsenal facing Monaco and Bayer...
Manchester United/ 8 years ago
Man United’s pursuit of Kevin Strootman looks doomed – but there are Ruud van Nistelrooy comparisons
[dropcap]M[/dropcap]anchester United’s reported interest in Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman has been something of a never-ending story, with it appearing like more...