Friday, December 13, 2013
The hosts have been a real force to contend with at the Etihad Stadium this season and Al Hain-Cole expects them to lay down the gauntlet with a big win over their title rivals
First travel to third in the Championship on Saturday lunchtime, with one point separating the sides and our tipster is backing goals for the hosts
Goal takes a look at the best players to select or avoid, the bargain buys and the top choice for captain's double points ahead of this weekend's Premier League action
The Manchester United forward has reportedly rejected opening talks over a new contract and our readers believe that signals a possible end to his time at Old Trafford
Lionel Messi faces American basketball star Kobe Bryant in this sensational shoot-out video filmed on behalf of Turkish Airlines
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Last week's 7-0 defeat against Bayern Munich was just the latest in a long line of poor defensive performances from the visitors, and Al Hain-Cole expects more goals on Friday
Our Spanish expert, Phil Kitromilides, believes that, once again, it could be a quiet opening to La Liga's Friday night match as two mid-table sides meet in Valencia
JD reveals which two teams he thinks offer the best value for Brazil 2014 and who he is backing in this weekend's biggest Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium
Pete tipped another winner in his last column and is returning to the Premier League with two selections for this weekend's action, backing one-sided affairs in both games
With qualification and top spot already confirmed, Goal tipster Hugh Wilson is backing Andre Villas-Boas's side to end the group stages with a routine win at home
Having started life in the Europa League with a bang, Michael Laudrup's men have stuttered slightly in recent games but Al Hain-Cole expects them to return to winning ways
Uwe Rosler takes charge of the Latics for the first time on Thursday but our tipster believes that the Championship side are on course to taste defeat in Slovenia
Manager David Moyes stated after their final group game that the Red Devils could win the competition, but our readers have poured scorn on that idea
The two-time Champions League winner believes his side were comfortable against the Romanian champions despite his players missing a host of chances to build on Demba Ba's opener
The Russian Football Union has given the player an additional suspension after he reacted sourly in Tom Tomsk's defeat to Terek Gorzny on Sunday
Portuguesa used a suspended player against Gremio, which could see them deducted four points and relegated instead
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Ivorian soccer star Didier Drogba has teamed up with Namibia Breweries-owned beer brand Windhoek Lager for a new Africa-wide advertising campaign.
Austrian public service broadcaster ORF has confirmed it has acquired the broadcast rights to Uefa Champions League games in the country for the 2015/16 to 2017/18 cycle.
After a few difficult results for the Spanish champions, Phil Kitromilides believes that Barca will bounce back on Wednesday evening and that should mean early goals
The Gunners ended up spending significantly more money on the German than they might have paid Real Madrid for the striker but Arsene Wenger is happy - which was the best deal?