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Feb 28, 2020

Since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer of 2018, Real Madrid has struggled to score goals. Recently, Madrid has scored one goal or fewer in three their last five La Liga games.

 

As they prepare for Sunday's El Clasico with Barcelona, we break down their offensive woes and ask, how do you replace a...


Feb 26, 2020

Last week, Arsene Wenger offered his own solution to the offside rule problem that has plagued the Premier League since the introduction of VAR.

But in so doing, he implied that FIFA have decided to rewrite the laws of the game to suit the age of technology.

In this episode, we ask: how do Wenger’s modifications of...


Feb 24, 2020

On December 4th, Everton was in the relegation zone, watching their season evaporate in thin air. Now they sit in 11th place, just 5 points off 5th, with a chance at Champions League football.

You can trace much of that success back that to Carlo Ancelotti's appointment as manager. Since he took over, the club has the...


Feb 21, 2020

Friday 14th of February - Valentine’s Day. Manchester City have just received notice of a ban from UEFA: two years out of the Champions League and 30 million euro fine.

The ban comes in the wake of UEFA’s claims that Manchester City “overstated its sponsorship revenue in its accounts and in the break-even...


Feb 19, 2020

This weekend racism in football was back in the news after FC Porto's Moussa Marega left the game saying he was racially abused. 

 

But racism from fans isn't isolated to Portugal, it's prevalent here in England as well.

 

Earlier this month a Brighton fan, George Reynolds was convicted and sentenced to prison for...