Value Tracker: Morata, Amavi, UEFA

↑ Alvaro Morata (Chelsea and Spain) Two goals in 3-1 win over Crystal Palace in the English Premier League ↓ Jordan Amavi (Marseille & France) Error in 3-0 away loss to Montpellier in France’s Ligue 1 ↓ UEFA Football Leaks report on how the football body looks away at the Financial Fair Play issues affecting teams like PSG and Manchester City, allowing the teams to use overvalued sponsorship numbers to get away without severe sanctions… Read more

UEFA Nations League Draw

The draw for the UEFA Nations League was today on January 24th, 2018. As expected League A with top ranked European teams features some hard match ups. In particular Group A Germany, France and Holland should be a good one despite the fact that the latter team has not done well recently and failed to qualify for World Cup 2018 in Russia. Russsia, Sweden and Turkey in League B’s Group 2 should mean interesting competition as well.

Early favorites for the four winners are likely Germany, Portugal, Spain and Belgium in League A. Slovakia, Sweden, Bosnia and Ireland in B. … Read more

The Unruly UEFA Nations League

The now ousted UEFA president Michel Platini brought many ideas to the table, as a former star player his contribution on the pitch was significant and so it has been off the pitch as an administrator. Under his reign the European Championship was spread around to venues around Europe for the 2020 edition, also in an effort to give more importance to so called national team friendly dates he presented the idea of the Nations League, so friendly matches are actually a contest for a new title. Unfortunately as with his other ideas this is a complicated one that has … Read more