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Around Europe: Leipzig for Europe?

How do you experience football from four of Europe’s top leagues from the comfy spot of your sofa and it only taking 20 minutes of your time? You come and read the Behind the Goal weekly European review. Our European globetrotter Daniel Statham brings you the best, and the worst from the European action. There’s […]

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Around Europe: FC Basel are dominating

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down and watched and mused around on Yahoo’s European pages due to Internet issues. But, it’s great to be back, and it’s fantastic to see that Europe’s leagues are really starting to hot up. In case you don’t know, or maybe because it’s been a while, my name […]

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Around Europe: Bayern kick off the Bundesliga in dominant fashion

Fresh off five days of copious amounts of alcohol, strong guitar riffs and bleeding ear drums. Our European man Dan Statham is back to review this weeks action in Europe’s top divisions.  This weeks review will start with the newbies to the column, zee Germans. Their season started on Friday evening with current champs Bayern […]

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Around Europe: La Liga and Serie A kick off in style

Are you keen to know what’s going on in European football without having to watch all the games? Maybe you can’t watch BT Sport’s excellent European Football Show because you aren’t a subscriber, or maybe you could watch it but you’d rather see John Craven herding cattle on the other channel. Whatever the excuse, you’re […]

Camp Nou, home to La Liga side Barcelona

La Liga preview 2016-17

The Spanish league is always the most competitive and yet least competitive league at the same time. When it comes to the top three teams they are closely matched, but when it comes to those three versus the rest of the league, there is quite the gulf in class. Our man Daniel Statham takes a look […]

A Serie A match

Serie A preview 2016/17

The Scudetto last season returned to the Old Lady, though it didn’t seem likely at Christmas. Juventus and Massimiliano Allegri will be looking to make it six in a row this season. Daniel Statham takes a look at some of the moves in the transfer window and assesses who is likely to come out on top […]

Denmark football fans in Copenhagen

Dogged Denmark: A throwback to Euro 1992

Charlie House looks back at one the greatest international upsets of all time, Denmark’s Euro 1992 success. ‘Defying the odds’ is a term thrown around a lot by football fans and pundits. In recent memory, Leicester City are the only team that have truly thwarted the bookmakers. In fact, the bookies were so sure they […]