Peter Quinn

Although a college basketball coach for sixteen years on the NCAA Division I and II levels, Peter has been an avid football fan for more than half his life. He considers himself a student of coaching and team management. As well as coaching, Peter has spent time working in Sports Information at various colleges and universities. His articles on European football have been picked up by Bleacher Report UK, International Business Times UK and USA Today. Twitter: @CoachPeteQuinn
Real Madrid and Adidas set to announce record-breaking $1.4 billion kit deal
Real Madrid and Adidas set to announce record-breaking $1.4 billion kit deal

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has continually professed that his club’s shirt is the most valuable in the soccer market, based on sales, worldwide exposure and sporting success. It is now being reported that Real Madrid and Adidas are set to announce a record breaking kit-sponsorship deal which would see the ten-time […]

Real Madrid leading the race to sign Paul Pogba
Real Madrid leading the race to sign Paul Pogba

For more than a year, Barcelona players and executives have been attempting to convince Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to join their formidable side in Catalonia, thus creating perhaps the most dominant squad in soccer history. European opponents are already dealing with the reality of neutralizing Barcelona’s attacking trident of Messi, […]

Sergio Ramos elects to postpone shoulder surgery until after El Clasico
Sergio Ramos elects to postpone shoulder surgery until after El Clasico

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has chosen to endure the pain of a shoulder injury — with the assistance of cortisone injections into the damaged area — in an effort to enhance his side’s title charge both domestically and in Europe. The 29-year-old’s shoulder problem dates back to Sept. 15, when the defender suffered […]

Lionel Messi set to miss El Clasico due to setbacks in his recovery
Lionel Messi set to miss El Clasico due to setbacks in his recovery

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will miss El Clasico on November 21 due to setbacks in his recovery, according to the Catalan daily SPORT. The Argentine suffered a knee injury during the early stages of his side’s 2-1 win over Las Palmas in late September, and it was initially believed Messi […]

Ligue 1 would consider accepting Barcelona should Catalonia gain independence
Ligue 1 would consider accepting Barcelona should Catalonia gain independence

  France Prime Minister Manuel Vallas has told the French publication Journal du Dimanche that he would consider allowing Barcelona into Ligue 1 should Catalonia gain independence from Spain. There has been a movement afoot for Catalan independence which has caused a serious division among those living within the country’s boundaries. The heated debate […]

Barcelona expect Munir El Haddadi to step up during the absence of Lionel Messi
Barcelona expect Munir El Haddadi to step up during the absence of Lionel Messi

Barcelona fans around the world were left stunned following the news of Lionel Messi’s injury during the early stages of yesterday’s 2-1 win over Las Palmas. The four-time Ballon d’Or winner will be sidelined for 7-8 weeks after tearing a ligament in his left knee. The diminutive forward may miss Barcelona’s next eight […]

Date and time set for first El Clasico of the season
Date and time set for first El Clasico of the season

Jaume Roures, a founding partner at MediaPro, announced on ‘Catalunya Radio’ the date and time of the first Real Madrid vs. Barcelona clash of the 2015-16 campaign. MediaPro was named the agent for international broadcast rights for Spain’s first and second divisions in July. That meant the company would determine […]

Pep Guardiola refuses to comment on his future; storms out of press conference
Pep Guardiola refuses to comment on his future; storms out of press conference

Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola walked out of his Friday press conference following repeated questions from regarding his future at the club. Guardiola has yet to sign an extension with the Bundesliga champions, and his contract is set to expire at the end of the season. Despite winning the German […]

Keylor Navas on the verge of breaking 40-year old record at Real Madrid
Keylor Navas on the verge of breaking 40-year old record at Real Madrid

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas can break a 40-year old club record for the longest streak without conceding a goal if the Costa Rica international maintains his current form against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday. Currently, Real Madrid are the only La Liga side not to have conceded a goal this season, […]

Paris Saint-Germain to lay out £250 million for Cristiano Ronaldo next summer
Paris Saint-Germain to lay out £250 million for Cristiano Ronaldo next summer

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly willing to shell out upwards of £250 million next summer in order to pry Cristiano Ronaldo away from Real Madrid. The French champions tested the Spanish giant’s resolved this summer with a £110 million bid for the Portuguese forward, and it appears PSG officials have not given […]

Super agent Jorge Mendes severing ties with Florentino Perez and Real Madrid
Super agent Jorge Mendes severing ties with Florentino Perez and Real Madrid

The mutually rewarding relationship between super agent Jorge Mendes and Real Madrid — specifically, its club president Florentino Perez — is beginning to wind down. Over the past several seasons, the former semi-professional soccer player, DJ and nightclub owner has represented a number of players in the Real Madrid squad: […]

Barcelona facing possible new FIFA sanctions over child-trafficking
Barcelona facing possible new FIFA sanctions over child-trafficking

FIFA has continued its investigation of Barcelona and is considering sanctioning the La Liga side further due to its unrepentant exploitation and trafficking of children into the club’s youth academy, La Masia. In April 2014, FIFA issued a two-window transfer embargo on Barcelona after the Catalan giants were found guilty […]

David de Gea signs new four-year deal with Manchester United
David de Gea signs new four-year deal with Manchester United

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has signed a four-year extension with the club, keeping him at Old Trafford until 2019. There is also an option to extend the deal for a further year. The news of De Gea’s renewal comes shortly after a proposed transfer with Real Madrid collapsed last week […]

David de Gea fears permanent benching; seeking United contract renewal
David de Gea fears permanent benching; seeking United contract renewal

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has instructed his agent, Jorge Mendes, to engineer talks with club officials in order to renew his current deal in England, according to the Spanish publication AS. The newspaper claims the Spain international knows United boss Louis van Gaal is prepared to keep him on the bench for the […]

Barcelona attempting to sign Dynamo Kiev’s Andriy Yarmolenko
Barcelona attempting to sign Dynamo Kiev’s Andriy Yarmolenko

Barcelona have been given a deadline of Friday to negotiate the transfer of Dynamo Kiev forward Andriy Yarmolenko, since the Ukranian side have already reportedly reached an agreement with Everton for the 25-year-old attacker. The Catalan daily SPORT is reporting the Merseyside club has agreed a deal close to £18 […]

Manchester United table astonishing £140 million bid for Neymar, says new report
Manchester United table astonishing £140 million bid for Neymar, says new report

Manchester United have made a £140 million bid for Barcelona forward Neymar, according to the Brazilian publication Globoesporte. United reportedly made the offer directly to Barcelona’s boardroom for an amount that will have met the player’s release clause at the club. If a deal were completed, it would become the […]