Tag: europa league

The Champions League and Europa League preview show

Ahead of what promises to be another epic season of European football, our experts sat down to discuss who’s looking strong, the underdogs, the weak links and the match-ups that make both…

Is the balance of power slowly shifting in Seville?

Nuances and small details that paint a bigger picture can be lost amidst the intensity and emotion of derby day. For every full-blooded challenge, contested refereeing call and off-field incident, the result…

Fulham: a journey to Europe

When Roy Hodgson took charge as manager of Fulham in December 2007, the outlook for the Cottagers was bleak. The west London side languished in 18th, two points from safety, having only managed…

Fulham vs Juventus: the Old Lady and the Cottage

Combining an old lady, a cottage and a sleeping giant will give you solid foundations towards the formation of a story. The addition of an overwhelming underdog, a couple of dastardly villains…

The European obsession of Galatasaray

FOR SOME CLUBS, PLAYING IN EUROPE IS A STRONG AMBITION. For others, it’s a cardinal necessity. Money is thrown about to ensure constant participation, as the prestige of elite competition becomes a…