Liverpool sign Benteke: Analysing player and club compatiblity

“There’s no point him going to a club where they don’t cross the ball” – Tim Sherwood on Christian Benteke, 2014 Christian Benteke has made a £32.5m move to Liverpool this week after Aston Villa were reluctantly forced to accept … Continue reading

McClaren must prioritise defensive investment at Newcastle

Steve McClaren Newcastle

Newcastle United have made their first significant signing of the summer window with the £14.7m transfer of exciting Dutch talent Georginio Wijnaldum from Eredivise champions PSV Eindhoven. Following the captures of Rémy Cabella, Emmanuel Rivière and Siem De Jong last … Continue reading

Who is Jordy Clasie? Southampton unearth their next gem

Jordy Clasie

Feyenoord captain Jordy Clasie looks set to join Premier League side Southampton in the coming days after Manchester United completed the transfer of Morgan Schneiderlin for a fee of around £25m. The 24-year-old Dutch international has been widely tipped to … Continue reading

Stoke City: Analysis in the transfer market

Asmir Begovic

Premier League holders Chelsea have announced the £8million signing of Asmir Begović, making the Bosnian goalkeeper Stoke City’s record transfer sale. Sevilla smashed the club’s highest transfer fee received when the Europa League winners moved to sign French midfielder Steven N’zonzi … Continue reading

Five stars of Copa América 2015 you (probably) won’t have heard of

Christian Cueva

Copa América 2015 draws to a close this weekend with hosts Chile and pre-tournament favourites Argentina desperate to end their barren runs in the competition when the neighbouring nations meet in the final in Santiago on Saturday night. We’ve seen some … Continue reading

Argentina thrash Paraguay to reach Copa América 2015 Final

Angel Di Maria

Argentina crushed the 2011 runners up Paraguay 6-1 to progress to the final of the 2015 Copa América where they will meet tournament hosts Chile. Marcos Rojo and Javier Pastore put the 14-time winners in control but substitute Lucas Barrios … Continue reading

Brazil out in the quarters as Paraguay progress on penalties

Paraguay celebrate

Brazil are eliminated from the Copa América at the quarter-final stage after losing 3-2 on penalties to Paraguay following a 1-1 draw. Derlis González scored an equalising penalty in normal time and scored the winning goal in the shootout to … Continue reading

Argentina through to semi-finals as Tevez wins shoot-out

Argentina win the shoot-out

Argentina are through to the last four of the Copa América winning 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw with Colombia in normal time. After a goalless draw over 90 breathless minutes, the game headed straight for spot-kicks. Both sides netted … Continue reading