Real Madrid It's been a wretched season for Real Madrid, but Thore Haugstad explains that all is not lost - providing Cristiano Ronaldo has his shooting boots on for a crunch Champions League tie against PSG
Real Madrid David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo – and now Eden Hazard, too. The Belgian aside, Thore Haugstad ranks all of Real Madrid’s other Premier League signings over the last 20 years
Cristiano Ronaldo As Liverpool gear up to face European champions Real Madrid, Thore Haugstad assesses how Brendan Rodgers can possibly hope to stop CR7 at Anfield...
Sir Alex Ferguson On this day in 1978, Fergie was told to clear his desk at Love Street. He lost his fight in court, with an industrial tribunal ruling he had "neither by experience nor talent, any managerial ability at all". Showed them, didn't he?
Stats Zone The 4-0 scoreline may suggest a thrashing, but Thore Haugstad explains why the Catalan's tactics were actually spot on at the Camp Nou on Wednesday
Premier League It's second against first in the Premier League this weekend, and Thore Haugstad believes the loss of the Belgian playmaker could prove costly for the visitors to White Hart Lane...
FFT100 The Uruguayan hasn't enjoyed his best year, reflected in a tumble down this list for 2017. But a brand new one – and a World Cup – is just around the corner...
James Rodríguez The Colombian ace is set to leave Real Madrid, but Thore Haugstad explains why the Premier League club at the front of the queue might not be the best fit
Premier League Thore Haugstad explains why the former Atletico Madrid man is thriving in Antonio Conte's system - and why he's a particular danger to Spurs this weekend
Premier League Thore Haugstad uses Stats Zone to report four trends from the weekend’s big Premier League fixtures
Arsenal Thore Haugstad peers into an alternate reality where Pep succeeds Arsene; would he be doing better at the Emirates?
Barcelona Thore Haugstad evaluates the big changes Luis Enrique has made to maximise the havoc caused by his blistering Barcelona frontline...
Zinedine Zidane The enigma of Zizou has outsiders puzzled. As he takes aim at a hat-trick of Champions League titles as a coach, Thore Haugstad explores the ‘Zidane effect’
Premier League Ahead of Saturday's watchalong of the first Guardiola/Mourinho Clasico, we look at where it all went wrong for them: close during their early days together at Barcelona, but somewhere down the line, warmth became friction and a great rivalry was born
Premier League Liverpool have regularly dazzled in open play so far this season, but Thore Haugstad explains why corners and free-kicks could prove their downfall on Monday night
Zinedine Zidane Thore Haugstad was at the Bernabeu using Stats Zone to analyse the Frenchman’s first game in charge of Real Madrid...
FFT 50 Managers He's raised expectations to the point that anything less than ultimate triumph seems like failure. But make no mistake: the brilliant Simeone still has Atleti punching above their weight
Erik Lamela There have been plenty of promising signs in Erik Lamela's early performances for Spurs this season - Thore Haugstad outlines what it is the Argentine forward is finally doing right...
Leeds United He’s influenced some of the best managers in football, yet his revolutionary methods have divided opinion. Thore Haugstad on the highs and lows of a maverick manager
Tottenham Hotspur Mauricio Pochettino's men haven't netted from open play in their last three games, but Thore Haugstad believes their dry patch could come to an end if their South Korean forward is deployed out wide
Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo are gone, and with no obvious replacement for the latter in sight, there’s a gaping void to fill at Real Madrid. The crown is there to take, writes Thore Haugstad
Barcelona Andres Iniesta improved Luis Enrique’s team when he came on in Saturday’s Clásico at the Camp Nou – even though, writes Thore Haugstad, his team couldn’t hang on for a gritty win against Real Madrid
Diego Costa Jose Mourinho held off fixing his striker crisis last season with the Brazil-born striker in mind. Thore Haugstad explains why...
Stats Zone Chelsea's young defender performed admirably in an unfamiliar role in the League Cup final, but Thore Haugstad doesn't expect to see him in midfield too often...
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