State of the League: Transfers are sparse and standings are shuffled

It seems like just a few weeks ago we had a discussion about the state of this league. Amidst Jurgen Klopp celebration antics, disappointing results from City, a train wreck with Jose Mourinho's camp, and a lackluster January transfer window, the Premier League has found its peace: chaos. Aymeric Laporte put City ahead of Everton … Continue reading State of the League: Transfers are sparse and standings are shuffled

Carabao Cup Final Set: City Glides, Chelsea Slide

The cup break is a multifaceted period. Some supporters cast complaints, as their teams no longer are contenders in a domestic cup competition. On the other hand, the players and managers surely appreciate the time off, where they can regain their health and heads before continuing on. Some of us, however, are lucky enough to … Continue reading Carabao Cup Final Set: City Glides, Chelsea Slide

Premier League: Matchweek 22 notes and a look ahead

Chelsea 2 - Newcastle United 1 This fixture featured a team in Chelsea looking to keep its foot firmly planted between the top four and the door, while struggling Newcastle was doing anything to escape from the bottom three regulation zone it has found itself familiar with this season. An early goal, a cheeky lob … Continue reading Premier League: Matchweek 22 notes and a look ahead

Americans On the Move: Pulisic and Weah look to raise the bar

Unless you're that person who scoffs as a soccer highlight appears on the SportsCenter's Top 10 plays highlight reel, you have probably heard the news. Twenty year-old American, Christian Pulisic, signed a deal with the renowned English Premier League side, Chelsea FC. Credit: Getty Images The deal is not so much surprising as the price … Continue reading Americans On the Move: Pulisic and Weah look to raise the bar

The best (and worst) of UEFA Champions League Matchday 6

Matchday 6 of the UEFA Champions League had its thrills and spills. Here are some memorable moments from the final round of group play. BEST GOALS Young Boys 2-1 Juventus Guillaume Hoarau The former PSG man used the flat surface to glide past Giorgio Chiellini and hit an unstoppable shot past Wojciech Szczęsny's outstretched arms. … Continue reading The best (and worst) of UEFA Champions League Matchday 6

5-0 > 6-2. A look back at the weekend’s notable fixtures over the years

With a Ronaldo and Messi-less Clasico just hours away, let's review three marquee European match ups, and the two teams' best head-to-head result in recent memory... Manchester United vs Everton Manchester United: 10/05/14 W 2-1 @ Old Trafford (Premier League) During the early stages of the Van Gaal era, United came into this game knowing Everton were … Continue reading 5-0 > 6-2. A look back at the weekend’s notable fixtures over the years

UEFA Champions League Groups Combined XI (PHOTOS)

With the UEFA Champions League group stage kicking off on Tuesday, let's take a look at a combined starting lineup of the best players from each group. Group A Sidibe and Pulisic are the only non-Atlético players to make the cut. The French fullback gets the start ahead of Juanfran and Dortmund's Lucasz Piszczek, while … Continue reading UEFA Champions League Groups Combined XI (PHOTOS)

August Roundup: No UCL ‘Group of Death’ Atletico new La Liga winners? Can City be stopped?

The 2018/2019 European season is well underway, and some wholesome changes to the game have already been made. VAR was the talk of this summer’s World Cup and despite its concerns, leagues such as La Liga, Bundesliga, and Serie A have implemented it to help reduce the number of wrong calls made by referees. In … Continue reading August Roundup: No UCL ‘Group of Death’ Atletico new La Liga winners? Can City be stopped?