The Unai Emery revolution is in full swing at Arsenal FC. With the Gunners in tremendous form, Briefly.co.za takes a look at the 5 players who have improved the most this season. In some cases, the difference is night and day.
‘Records were meant to be broken,’ seems to be Cristiano Ronaldo’s motto. After smashing records in England and Spain, he is now doing the same in Italy at Juventus. The latest milestone is matching a 60 year record.
Briefly.co.za evaluates the top 3 alternatives to misfiring Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata. With a modest goal return, he could be close to the exit door soon. There’s the youth option, a Serie A talent and a familiar face.
The Argentine making waves in England, the Italian serial winner, the Frenchman known for his flair and the under-rated insider. We profile the potential Real Madrid short-list to succeed former manager, Julen Lopetegui.
Due to the Bosman ruling, numerous Manchester United players could negotiate deals away from Old Trafford in January. Others may still need to honour an extra year should the club activate the clause but these 11 are affected.
With the International window done and dusted, the UCL resumes this week. We highlight 6 key facts as a pre-cursor to tonight’s crunch battles - from Ronaldo’s goals against ex-clubs to a possible goal-scoring record tonight.
A former Everton flop, an inconsistent German defender and a mercurial talent critical of former managers – here we profile the 3 Chelsea players that have shown vast improvement under new manager Maurizio Sarri.
From an Arsenal legend on the verge of retirement to an Italian Stallion. Here, Briefly.co.za looks at some of the contenders should manager Julen Lopetegui be sacked in the near future. Madrid have suffered 3 straight defeats.
To rub further salt in the wound, a steep rise in Serie A ticket prices has been linked with the star player as well. Enjoy the beautiful video montage here showcasing some of Ronaldo’s best moments for Juventus.
These 4 star players sustained injury during the 2 week international window. While it is a break for some, other footballers are faced with lengthy flights, new training routines and gruelling matches. We profile 4 absentees.
With Barcelona enjoying a less than impressive start to their La Liga campaign, it’s clear that their squad is in need of some extra star-dust.Here we look at 3 players regularly linked with a move to the La Liga giants.
Here we take a look at the worst performing 11 so far this season. Our first pick falls into the statistically poor category – Goalkeeper Hamer has made the most errors leading to a goal. Conceding 9 goals in 2 games says it all.
Reports have also emerged indicating strong interest from Real Madrid toward Chelsea’s influential forward, Eden Hazard. Whether there is any substance to the rumours, remains to be seen. Twitter followers have had their say.
Usain Bolt was in the best form of his life on Friday morning, October 12, scoring two goals for Central Coast Mariners on his debut trial match against Macarthur South West United. The 32-year-old is looking for a contract.
When one considers the relatively short careers players have and the vast sums of money some retire with, it stands to reason that many of them would opt to invest in a football club as a business. Drogba, Beckham, to name a few.
The average weekly wage for a footballer in the English Premier League was approximately £50,000 based on a 2017 study. However, that pales in comparison to what these 5 mega-stars earn. Number 5 starts with a massive £400,000.
The veteran midfielder spoke at the launch of his biography, ‘The Curse of Teko Modise’. Modise explained, "I remember my Bafana Bafana team-mates saying at the time asking what I was doing still playing local football.”
McCarthy feels Nodada possesses all the qualities required to make a successful switch to European football. With such rave reviews, it’s fairly obvious why Nodada was named the club’s Player of the season last term.
Giovanni Solinas has pledged urgency and focus ahead of Kaizer Chiefs’ encounter against Black Leopards. IOL reported that Solinas will not be taking Leopards lightly at all. Their last encounter saw Leopards causing a huge upset.
Former Polokwane City defender, Thabiso Semenya, has signed for Baroka FC recently. Semenya had trials with a few other clubs but chose Baroka FC. The club confirmed the signing of Davies Nkausu from Zambia. as well.
The average goals per game amount to only 1,87 with Bidvest Wits the best of a low-scoring bunch. A damning stat is that 50% of PSL clubs have an average of less than a goal per game. A number of factors should be considered.
From the Brazilians to Brighton to Belgium – Percy Tau is taking it all in his stride. His critics have questioned the loan spell at Belgium team, Royale-Union Saint-Gilloise, as it now means 2nd-tier football.