1. Sweden vs. Portugal: Where the 2015 European U21 Final Will Be Won and Lost

    An enticing match awaits in the final of the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship on Tuesday when Sweden and Portugal lock horns for the honour of calling themselves the very best in Europe for the next four years...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 day ago 3,172 reads 5 comments

  2. Why an Angel Di Maria-Bastian Schweinsteiger Swap Deal Would Be Win-Win for All

    Sometimes in football it takes a bold decision to turn a team around and move them on to the next level. A leap of faith in to the unknown may be a dangerous plan, but it can also play out well if done at the right time...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 day ago 9,688 reads 66 comments

  3. Why Sweden Can Upset the Odds and Beat Portugal in the Final of the U21 Euros

    Against all odds, Sweden will play Portugal on Tuesday in the final of the U21 European Championships. In a clash that should undoubtedly entice the attention of neutrals and fans alike, Sweden will enter the game as underdogs for the match...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 2 days ago 3,658 reads 8 comments

  4. Poor Tactics Cost Germany Dearly as Portugal Cruise to Final of U21 Euros

    Germany finally met their match on Saturday when they came up against Portugal in the semi-finals of the 2015 Under-21 European Championship and were comfortably beaten 5-0...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 3 days ago 10,189 reads 56 comments

  5. Top 10 Players Left in the U21 European Championship

    And then there were four. The Under-21 European Championship has finally bid farewell to the group stages, and as such, our list of teams has been halved to just four exceptional sides ...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 4 days ago 7,161 reads 16 comments

  6. Lessons Learned from England's European U21 Championship Campaign

    Well another international tournament has come, and before it is all but done England are packing their bags and heading home on an early flight back to Heathrow Airport...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 5 days ago 5,445 reads 11 comments

  7. England Get Knocked out of U21 Euros After Italy Capitalise on Old Mistakes

    England were knocked out of the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship on Wednesday night when a 3-1 defeat to Italy saw Gareth Southgate ’s side finish dead last in their group...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 6 days ago 12,248 reads 57 comments

  8. Germany Huff and Puff Against Czech Republic as They Stumble in to Semi-Finals

    As expected, Germany emerged from the debris and madness of Group A on Tuesday night with qualification in hand for the semi-finals of the U21 European Championships. However, what was not expected was the manner in which they stumbled along the way...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 7 days ago 2,839 reads 3 comments

  9. Top 5 Forwards of the U21 European Championships so Far

    Much has been made of the talent on show in this summer's European Under-21 Championship, but when it comes down to it, people really want to know who has been scoring all the goals...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 8 days ago 13,548 reads 18 comments

  10. Super-Subs Keep England's Hopes Alive After Late Winner vs Sweden at U21 Euros

    England kept their U21 European Championship dreams alive on Sunday afternoon with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Sweden...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 9 days ago 6,473 reads 8 comments

  11. Germany Go Back to Basics with Simple, Brilliant Win over Denmark in U21 Euros

    Germany got back to winning ways on Saturday at the U21 European Championships when they beat Denmark 3-0 at the Eden Arena in Prague...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 10 days ago 6,453 reads 13 comments

  12. Who Are the New Favourites of the 2015 U21 European Championship?

    We've now seen every team face off in this year's U-21 European Championship, and as such, we can slowly begin to put together an idea of who really looks ready to go all the way and claim the tournament as their own...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 11 days ago 18,305 reads 27 comments

  13. England U21s at Odds with Harry Kane in Euro Opening-Day Defeat to Portugal

    There was one moment in Thursday night's England vs. Portugal Under-21 European Championships game in which Harry Kane looked like the striker who had taken the Premier League by storm last season...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 12 days ago 16,639 reads 21 comments

  14. Liverpool's Impressive Emre Can Stands Alone as Germany Slip Up Against Serbia

    Germany didn ’t exactly kick off their campaign for the U21 European Championships with all the flair and domination expected of the competition’s standalone favourites...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 13 days ago 11,613 reads 11 comments

  15. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg to Use Denmark as Stepping Stone for Bayern Munich Success

    There’s very little chance of Danish star Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg starting this new season as anything but a Bayern Munich player. But there are still plenty of things that can affect the manner in which he returns to the Munich side...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 14 days ago 2,312 reads 9 comments

  16. Germany's New Golden Generation Ready to Claim U21 European Championships

    Last summer, in the heat of Rio de Janeiro , wasn ’t the first time Mats Hummels , Manuel Neuer and Mesut Ozil all lifted a trophy together in the black, white and red of Germany...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 15 days ago 1,554 reads 1 comments

  17. Andre Schurrle Offers Solutions for Germany and Joachim Low Against Gibraltar

    Germany surprised very few on Saturday night with a 7-0 win over lowly Gibraltar in their latest qualifying match of Group D, but it wasn't all smiles and pats on the back for the European giant...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 16 days ago 5,606 reads 9 comments

  18. Comparing Robert Lewandowski's 2014/15 Stats to His 2013/14 Numbers

    Robert Lewandowski was a vitally important member of Bayern Munich's Bundesliga-winning squad last season...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 17 days ago 3,039 reads 18 comments

  19. Scouting 3 Potential Summer Transfer Targets for Borussia Dortmund

    Borussia Dortmund have a lot of work to do this summer. Not only do they have to quickly implement a new manager and his methods upon a club that hasn't shifted in style in seven years, but they also have an entire squad that needs revamped...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 17 days ago 13,442 reads 44 comments

  20. Why Jurgen Klopp Will Still Be a Top Managerial Target After His Break

    As it seems to be the cool thing to do in football management these days, Jurgen Klopp has decided to take something of a sabbatical following his final season with Borussia Dortmund ...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 18 days ago 5,324 reads 11 comments

  21. Gibraltar vs. Germany: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Live Stream & TV Info

    Germany will go into Saturday's clash with European minnows Gibraltar with a little more pressure and anxiety than they ever thought they'd experience ahead of such a game...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 18 days ago 5,939 reads 8 comments

  22. Why Borussia Dortmund Must Hand Joe Gyau a New Contract

    Borussia Dortmund will spend much of this summer thumbing through a shortlist of wonderful talents across Europe, but within their own youth system is a player desperately waiting for his chance to prove his worth to Thomas Tuchel this season...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 19 days ago 8,373 reads 29 comments

  23. Back-Ups Struggle for Germany as United States Showcase Incentive Through Win

    On Wednesday evening, the recently crowned World Cup winners, Germany, lost a game of football to the United States of America...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 20 days ago 3,273 reads 24 comments

  24. Mats Hummels Absence Opens Up Defensive Chance for Germany Fringe Options vs USA

    Joachim Low may fancy his team's chances this week when Germany take on the U.S., but any hopes he has of a clean, confident win will have to be without central defender Mats Hummels and therefore mean a reshuffling of his back line...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 21 days ago 745 reads 2 comments

  25. Why Manchester United Star Angel Di Maria Would Be Perfect for Bayern Munich

    Bayern Munich have been linked with a number of players already this summer, but none is quite as impressive as Manchester United star Angel Di Maria...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 21 days ago 17,652 reads 58 comments