Paul Macdonald

Paul Macdonald

Former Goal editor, FootballCritic and Football Transfers founder with over a decade of experience covering domestic and international football, with particular focus on Barcelona.

Guardiola, Tuchel and Klopp

Guardiola, Klopp, Tuchel - the age of the supercoach is here

  • Friday 26 November 2021 11:00
Lionel Messi is closing in on a new contract with Barcelona

The Messi effect: Barca's goal output has fallen 50% since he left the club

  • Friday 26 November 2021 08:33
Xavi at Al Sadd

The good and bad of Xavi's first Barcelona game

  • Sunday 21 November 2021 16:11
Harry Kane, Tottenham, Premier League, 2021/22

Will Harry Kane try for Antonio Conte?

  • Monday 1 November 2021 12:43
Lionel Messi, Marseille v PSG, 2021-22

Messi's underlying numbers should be a worry for PSG

  • Monday 1 November 2021 12:00
The transfer chain reaction started by Ansu Fati’s injury

Barcelona's injury list another example of a club in ruins

  • Sunday 31 October 2021 15:37
Xavi is favourite to become Barcelona's next head coach

Barcelona next manager odds: Xavi leads Martinez in the betting

  • Thursday 28 October 2021 10:30
Ronald Koeman, Barcelona manager, 2021-22

With Koeman gone, Barcelona must face reality - they're no longer a football giant

  • Thursday 28 October 2021 09:28
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah

Move over Messi & Ronaldo! Salah the best player in the world

  • Sunday 24 October 2021 19:39
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United, 2020/21

Solskjaer must be sacked NOW after Liverpool humiliation

  • Sunday 24 October 2021 19:22
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Man Utd, 2020-21

Gary Neville hits back at refusal to criticise Man Utd boss Solskjaer

  • Tuesday 19 October 2021 11:15
Vinicius Junior, Real Madrid, 2021/22

Barcelona 'had agreed a deal with Vinicius Jr'

  • Tuesday 19 October 2021 10:46
Gerard Pique, Barcelona, Primera Division, 2021/22

Revealed: The salary limit of every La Liga club as Barca forced to slash costs

  • Wednesday 29 September 2021 13:27
Koeman wants Barcelona changes: Our only signing was Dest!

Why Koeman must be sacked by Barcelona

  • Tuesday 21 September 2021 09:39
Vinicius Jr celebrates scoring for Real Madrid against Levante

Vini J is helping Real Madrid forget about Mbappe

  • Monday 20 September 2021 12:00
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Paul Pogba, Manchester United, 2021/22

Why Man Utd fans should worry about Ole's assist comments

  • Friday 17 September 2021 13:33
Jorginho of Chelsea holds 2021 Champions League trophy

How much Champions League prize money do teams make & what is the cost of failing to qualify?

  • Wednesday 15 September 2021 11:10
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar at Barcelona

Barcelona's transfer window was a disaster - but it had to be done

  • Wednesday 1 September 2021 09:30
Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi at PSG training

'Club-states as dangerous as the Super League' - Spanish chief takes aim at PSG

  • Wednesday 1 September 2021 08:30
From Dembele to Griezmann – how Barcelona blew £1bn in the transfer market

Griezmann leaving Barcelona: The mind-boggling numbers behind one of the worst transfers ever

  • Tuesday 31 August 2021 23:26