FA Cup: What are the odds of seeing a true Cinderella?
FA Cup: What are the odds of seeing a true Cinderella?

Editor’s note/warning: A version of this analysis will be published on Jan. 8 by the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective. Andrew has been kind enough to adapt his work for World Soccer Talk ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup matchups. Any precision lost in the editing of this post is unintentional […]

An American travels to Goodison Park to watch his beloved Spurs
An American travels to Goodison Park to watch his beloved Spurs

In recent weeks I have written about trips to The Hive, Vicarage Road, Griffin Park and Allianz Park to write about experiences that are foreign to me as an American living in England. All of these experiences were extremely memorable and unique and created memories that I will keep with […]

Tottenham Hotspur fan’s first-hand account of Old Trafford experience
Tottenham Hotspur fan’s first-hand account of Old Trafford experience

Old Trafford, Manchester, England, capacity 75,000. Home to Manchester United Football Club, it is an international tourist destination that attracts visitors from all over the world to the industrial city of Manchester. It is nicknamed “The Theater of Dreams” but for away supporters over the last 25 or so years […]

Tottenham Hotspur fan’s first-hand account of Fiorentina away trip
Tottenham Hotspur fan’s first-hand account of Fiorentina away trip

Earlier in the season, I wrote about my experience supporting Tottenham Hotspur away at Stamford Bridge. This past Thursday, I had the opportunity to watch Tottenham play from the away end in Florence and wow the experiences could not have been any different. Drawn by the attractiveness of the city […]

Seeing the Spurs-West Ham derby through the eyes of an American soccer fan
Seeing the Spurs-West Ham derby through the eyes of an American soccer fan

If you try to buy tickets for a Tottenham Hotspur Premier League match at White Hart Lane, you’ll notice that each game is priced into one of three categories based on the level of the opponent. The category with the highest ticket prices contains many of the top teams in the league — […]

Reasons Why The League Cup Still Matters
Reasons Why The League Cup Still Matters

The Football League Cup (also known as the Capital One Cup or the Carling Cup or the Worthington Cup in recent years) has often been held in very low regard amongst managers and pundits alike. Notable examples include Sir Alex Ferguson referring to the competition as a “Mickey Mouse Cup” […]

Examining Champions League Group Stage Issues
Examining Champions League Group Stage Issues

Match Day 6 of the Champions League has come and passed. Besides winner take all clashes between Manchester City and AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico and Liverpool and Basel at Anfield, there really was not much drama on hand. Extremely weakened sides from Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid […]

First-Hand Experience Recount of Tottenham Away at Stamford Bridge
First-Hand Experience Recount of Tottenham Away at Stamford Bridge

Away days; a tradition cherished amongst sports fans in Europe but almost unheard of in the United States. To be put quite simply, there is no experience for a sports fan that can compare to an away day in the Premier League. Last night I was fortunate enough to be […]