FC Schalke 04: One of Germany’s Biggest Club’s Are Under The Threat Of Extinction
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FC Schalke 04: One of Germany’s Biggest Club’s Are Under The Threat Of Extinction

FC Schalke 04 are facing the possibility of losing their club as they know it if they are relegated to the third division of German football. They wouldn’t qualify to be granted a licence for this division due to the extreme financial crisis within the club, with debts amounting to around 165 million euros. It…

League of Ireland First Division Five to Watch in 2024
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League of Ireland First Division Five to Watch in 2024

For those who do know me, my name is Bill, and I’m the founder and owner of the Irish Football Blog and “Owner” of the Republic of Ireland Player Tracker. Football in Ireland is well and truly on the rise, and if you haven’t joined the revolution already, I suggest you do it, and you…

SOURCES: Manchester United Are Not Working On The Signing Of PSG Striker Huko Ekitike
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SOURCES: Manchester United Are Not Working On The Signing Of PSG Striker Huko Ekitike

Manchester United have been linked with a move for PSG striker Hugo Ekitike in the last couple of hours, as the French club are looking to find a solution in the final hours of the window for the player. The Red Devils have been linked with signing a striker on loan for the majority of…

SOURCES: Marcus Rashford No Longer A Priority For PSG Amid Manchester United Trouble
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SOURCES: Marcus Rashford No Longer A Priority For PSG Amid Manchester United Trouble

Marcus Rashford is a player PSG have well-documented interest in over the last couple of seasons, and it’s normal due to the current circumstances surrounding the Manchester United forward that the French club would begin to be linked again. Rashford is likely to be punished by manager Erik ten Hag after recently missing training despite…

Athlone Town: When Match Fixers Bought A Football Club
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Athlone Town: When Match Fixers Bought A Football Club

When you think of a mid-table, second-division League of Ireland club, the last thing that should spring to mind is match-fixing. Unfortunately, this is not the case with Athlone Town. In late 2016, the League of Ireland’s oldest club was subject to an investment from a Portuguese firm called PRÉ SEASON, owned by Lisbon-based businessman…

SOURCES: Liverpool Unlikely To Move For £44m Teun Koopmeiners In January Window
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SOURCES: Liverpool Unlikely To Move For £44m Teun Koopmeiners In January Window

Liverpool are unlikely to pursue a move for Atalanta midfielder Teun Koopmeiners within this transfer window, despite reports suggesting otherwise. The Reds are currently top of the club and had plans to strengthen in the summer before the signing of Wataru Endo. Jurgen Klopp’s men have made some top signings in the January window recently,…

SOURCES: Johan Bakayoko Has No Plans To Leave PSV Eindhoven Until The Summer
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SOURCES: Johan Bakayoko Has No Plans To Leave PSV Eindhoven Until The Summer

PSV Eindhoven have had several top talents through their doors in the last couple of years. Cody Gakpo’s departure last January has left many wondering whether the same could happen in the final days of this winter window, with numerous clubs circling Johan Bakayoko. PSV would prefer to keep him, but when the money of…

Triestina: Too Important To Be Relegated
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Triestina: Too Important To Be Relegated

In modern football, it is a rare occurrence for a team to face relegation and subsequently be granted readmission to the top flight. Particularly within Europe’s top leagues. This seems to be more common in the lower divisions, where financial issues can cause clubs to fold due to administration. While this is a relatively rare…

The Breno Borges Story: A Bayern Munich Career That Went Down in Flames
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The Breno Borges Story: A Bayern Munich Career That Went Down in Flames

In football, nothing is certain. And nothing epitomises that more than the many failed wonderkids there are touted as the next Ronaldo, Messi, or even Lucio. Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges’, more simply known as Breno, life was one that was meant to be successful. At 18 years old, he was linked to Real Madrid and…