Tottenham continue to test fan patience with a slow, steady approach
Tottenham continue to test fan patience with a slow, steady approach

Another deadline day has come and gone, and sure enough, Tottenham Hotspur supporters are angry. The Saido Berahino transfer saga ended with everyone on all sides steaming and fuming, and without a new midfielder to add, the tide has started to truly turn on Daniel Levy and ENIC. But, should […]

Arsene Wenger’s transfer window complaints shouldn’t be laughed off
Arsene Wenger’s transfer window complaints shouldn’t be laughed off

When Arsene Wenger complains about something, the soccer world usually gives the complaint its 15 seconds of glory and then moves on just as quickly. But if there’s one element of modern soccer he complains about consistently and doesn’t get enough attention for it, it’s his strong dislike of the […]

With and without Harry Kane, Spurs are a different team
With and without Harry Kane, Spurs are a different team

Harry Kane’s impact for Tottenham went far beyond his goals last season, and if anyone needed proof of that, the last 25 or so minutes for Spurs against Stoke should solidify that in the mind. Before he was subbed off due to a twinge in has calf, Spurs were absolutely […]

Investing in youth and the long-term is a gamble for the USMNT
Investing in youth and the long-term is a gamble for the USMNT

After one day of letting the US’ loss to Jamaica marinate, very little about it has changed in the grand perspective. But one question has arisen based on what the entirety of Jurgen Klinsmann’s tenure has entailed thus far – is playing the long game in international soccer viable? Better […]

Recap of the USA’s shock 2-1 win against Germany
Recap of the USA’s shock 2-1 win against Germany

Five days after the US stunned the Dutch in Amsterdam, surely they couldn’t pull off the same trick again in Germany against the World Champions? Once again, some doubts have been quelled by the US in these tough European environments. Or, similarly, Michael Bradley is still as good if not […]

Recap of USA’s stunning 4-3 comeback win over Holland
Recap of USA’s stunning 4-3 comeback win over Holland

Trips to Amsterdam often end with things that can barely be believed, or when looked back upon with reflection someone saying, “what in the hell just happened?” That was the USMNT’s match against Holland at the Amsterdam Arena. Whatever symbolic significance this game has, and it has plenty, time to […]

What did US Soccer know about Chuck Blazer’s bribes?
What did US Soccer know about Chuck Blazer’s bribes?

After court documents were released today revealing that former CONCACAF General Secretary and US Soccer Executive Vice President Chuck Blazer admitted accepting bribes in the voting for host nations for World Cups 1998 and 2010, as well as bribes involving broadcast rights for five Gold Cup tournaments (from 1996 to 2003), the questions have […]

FIFA corruption charges are only the tip of the iceberg
FIFA corruption charges are only the tip of the iceberg

The FIFA corruption charges from the US Department of Justice today come not as a major surprise, but the first truly public salvo in the attempt to wash out the clearly rampant corruption inside soccer’s governing body. But for the steps that were taken, there are clearly many more needed […]

La Liga season suspended from May 16 due to TV rights dispute
La Liga season suspended from May 16 due to TV rights dispute

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has decided to suspend all competitions from May 16 onwards in a dispute with the government over the new TV rights deal signed into law at the end of April. The RFEF says it wasn’t properly consulted when the rights were being negotiated, therefore accusing […]

Jose Mourinho must now set his sights on Champions League success with Chelsea
Jose Mourinho must now set his sights on Champions League success with Chelsea

Jose Mourinho’s aim is never to play the prettiest football, it’s about getting results. Even with the roster of players he has to work with, he’s never fully utilized all of their talents together consistently. On occasion Chelsea play absolutely mesmerizing football, but most of their games end up as […]