BIRMINGHAM CLASSIC: Brushing Shoulders With Tennis Superstars

When the football season comes to a close, June always provides me with enough alternative action to bridge the gap. Tennis is my second favourite sport after football and I've been taking in a familiar stadium of sorts in Birmingham this week at the Aegon Classic. The Highs Nice weather Looking back through this year's …

MAX-MORLOCK-STADION: Seeing Germany’s Future (In Its Past)

When the German squad was announced for the 2017 Confederations Cup, it contained many big-name absentees. World Cup 2014 winners Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil, Thomas Muller and Toni Kroos were all rested with the challenge of retaining their trophy coming up next summer. Only Julian Draxler, Shkodran Mustafi and Matthias Ginter remained from the squad …