The Case For Superstar Lionel Messi Leaving Barcelona FC
The Case For Superstar Lionel Messi Leaving Barcelona FC

It was always going to happen at some point – Barcelona is getting old. Xavi is now 33 years old, Dani Alves is now 30 and they recently had to part with the legendary Carlos Puyol. The ‘tiki-taka’ team of five years ago is certainly long gone, with new Barcelona […]

Why Aston Villa May Benefit From Relegation in the Long Term
Why Aston Villa May Benefit From Relegation in the Long Term

Four games into the 2014/15 season, Aston Villa were the in-form team, starting the season with three wins and one draw that saw them moving up to an impressive second in the league. Of course, it was too early in the season to predict whether the form would last, but […]

Eden Hazard And The Case Of Winning The Ballon d’Or One Day
Eden Hazard And The Case Of Winning The Ballon d’Or One Day

“I want to be the best; I hope one day I can win the Ballon d’Or, maybe not now but if I work every day and take pleasure from my game then why not?” Following his Player of the Season award at Chelsea, Eden Hazard was interviewed after the ceremony […]

Southampton Capable Of Springing A Surprise And Competing With The Big Guns
Southampton Capable Of Springing A Surprise And Competing With The Big Guns

After selling the club captain and second top scorer of last season, Southampton was viewed as a team you should fear for. People within football claimed they wouldn’t be surprised if Southampton weren’t able to survive this Premiership season but with only one defeat so far this season and recently […]

Fulham Sack Felix Magath In Catastrophic Season For Cottagers
Fulham Sack Felix Magath In Catastrophic Season For Cottagers

Fulham sacked manager Felix Magath today, with the club sitting at the bottom of the Championship table with just one point to its name for the 2014/15 season. The sacking has come on the back of a 5-3 loss away to Nottingham Forest. In the midweek match, the Cottagers came back […]

Tottenham vs Liverpool Predicted Lineups
Tottenham vs Liverpool Predicted Lineups

Two league wins, scoring five goals and conceding zero in the process have seen Tottenham Hotspur at the top of the table, although it is very early days. They entertain Liverpool on Sunday the 31st of August. The Merseyside team were beaten 3-1 by the Champions Manchester City away from […]

Everton vs Arsenal Player Ratings
Everton vs Arsenal Player Ratings

In a game of two halves at Goodison Park, Everton took a 2-0 lead into the break only for Arsenal to score two goals to finish the match 2-2. Here are the player ratings: Everton Tim Howard – 5 Didn’t have a lot to do with only three shots on […]

Why Balotelli Is Worth The Gamble For Liverpool
Why Balotelli Is Worth The Gamble For Liverpool

Mario Balotelli looks set to become a Liverpool player, after a £16 million price was agreed with AC Milan. But can the Italy forward keep himself in the starting lineup and out of trouble? As a Liverpool supporter, news that that Liverpool had spoken to AC Milan over a possible loan […]

Top Three Underrated Signings of La Liga This Summer
Top Three Underrated Signings of La Liga This Summer

With the likes of James Rodriguez, Antoine Griezmann, Mario Mandzukic and Toni Kroos headlining the Spanish transfer market activity, many players have been signed which have gone under the radar. Let’s have a look at the top three under rated signings in La Liga so far this summer. 3. Guillermo […]

Why Tiki-Taka Isn’t Dead; It’s Just Sleeping
Why Tiki-Taka Isn’t Dead; It’s Just Sleeping

“Tika-Taka is dead.” The phrase was used a lot during the Spaniard’s World Cup campaign. Finishing third in the group, conceding seven and scoring just four left people mourning the style of play called tiki-taka. The style of play is seen as an art-form for the technical lovers of soccer, […]

Senegal’s Cheikhou Kouyaté Signs 4-Year Deal with West Ham United
Senegal’s Cheikhou Kouyaté Signs 4-Year Deal with West Ham United

West Ham United has confirmed the deal to bring twenty four year old defender, Cheikhou Kouyaté to the club for seven million pounds on a four year deal. The former Anderlecht player has expressed his desire to play in England and will get his opportunity to do so in Upton […]

Ivory Coast vs Colombia Preview
Ivory Coast vs Colombia Preview

The Ivory Coast’s 2-1 victory against Japan has the team edging closer to the second round for the first time in their World Cup history but Les Elephants should look towards Colombia with caution. Attacking with too much emphasis could cause goals from Columbia’s James Rodriguez, Juan Guillermo Cuadrado and […]

England’s One Cap Wonders
England’s One Cap Wonders

There are 347 players involved against 43 countries in a club that no one wants to be a part of. It’s the pinnacle of any player’s career but to be branded in such a club is seen as laughable rather than admirable. 52 goals have been scored between them, with […]

FIFA and the FA Should Follow NBA’s Lead on Racism
FIFA and the FA Should Follow NBA’s Lead on Racism

L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been under heavy scrutiny following his recorded conversation with associate V. Stiviano where he was quoted as saying “(It) bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you’re associating with black people.” Protests within the NBA followed, fans brought signs to the […]