Spenser Davis

Spenser Davis is a freelance writer based in Seattle. He can be found at spenserjdavis.com or on Twitter @sjd_lfc
The £100 million XI: Who would you buy?
The £100 million XI: Who would you buy?

It’s about the time of year where “experts” at every publication imaginable start to give their tips for fantasy soccer, be it Premier League, MLS, or any number of leagues possible. The trouble is, every site has different valuations for players as well as different systems and rules for their […]

Grading Liverpool’s current squad by position
Grading Liverpool’s current squad by position

As Liverpool have wrapped up the majority of their summer spending after the £32.5 million acquisition of Christian Benteke, it’s probably a good time to evaluate where the squad stands going into the new Premier League season. Since much of Liverpool’s success will rely on how the new signings fit […]

If Raheem Sterling leaves it won’t affect Liverpool significantly
If Raheem Sterling leaves it won’t affect Liverpool significantly

At this point in the transfer window, nothing is certain and every rumor and “insider” tidbit should be taken with quite a few grains of salt. But if there’s anything I’ve learned through eight years of following Liverpool, it’s that some rumors have an inevitable air to them. With every […]

USA vs. Germany player ratings
USA vs. Germany player ratings

After a number of relatively unconvincing performances in the group stage and round of 16, the United States pushed their way to Vancouver with a valiant statement of a performance against number one-ranked Germany. Goals from Carli Lloyd and Kelley O’Hara and a missed penalty from Germany’s Celia Sasic highlighted […]

MLS to Adopt New Technology to Curb Concussions in Soccer
MLS to Adopt New Technology to Curb Concussions in Soccer

A mild traumatic brain injury, commonly referred to as a concussion, is most commonly defined as a head injury that results in temporary loss of brain function. Concussions have been quite visible in the press over the last decade, after a number of former American football players have come forward […]

Analyzing What Fans Can Expect From Tottenham Hotspur’s DeAndre Yedlin
Analyzing What Fans Can Expect From Tottenham Hotspur’s DeAndre Yedlin

It finally happened. DeAndre Yedlin, star right-back for his hometown Seattle Sounders, has finally made his transfer to Tottenham Hotspur permanent. The deal was sealed much earlier in the season, after the soccer world was abuzz with his USMNT World Cup performance and standout appearances for the Sounders. For a […]

Read Our Progress Report on Liverpool’s Performances for October-November
Read Our Progress Report on Liverpool’s Performances for October-November

As we get closer to the season’s halfway point, analyzing Liverpool’s progress has become less of an observe-and-report job and more of a dazed-and-confused stumble in the dark. The club currently sits in 11th place, which seems rather dire, but luckily 11th place on the current Premier League table means […]

Analyzing The Predicament Liverpool Face With Legend Steven Gerrard
Analyzing The Predicament Liverpool Face With Legend Steven Gerrard

It’s been a whirlwind of information in the past week or so, kicking off with a statement by Liverpool’s legendary captain Steven Gerrard regarding his contract with the club, which is set to end in the summer of 2015. Gerrard laid his views out, telling UK newspaper the Daily Telegraph […]

3 Reasons the Sounders Will Win the 2014 Supporters’ Shield
3 Reasons the Sounders Will Win the 2014 Supporters’ Shield

The Seattle Sounders, after their brilliant comeback in Los Angeles last weekend to earn a 2-2 draw with the Galaxy, need only a draw to win the Supporters’ Shield this Saturday (live on NBC at 2:30pm ET). It’s a been a long, arduous journey for the Sounders, and they’ve already […]

8 Celebrities Who Are True Hardcore Soccer Supporters
8 Celebrities Who Are True Hardcore Soccer Supporters

As soccer has become a truly global sport, it’s no surprise that so many celebrities have gotten in on the fun. For some celebrities, their fandom isn’t surprising, especially those from countries in which soccer is a huge deal. Some are also so vocal about their clubs that it’s common […]

8 Premier League Clubs Whose Fans Have The Worst Sense of Entitlement
8 Premier League Clubs Whose Fans Have The Worst Sense of Entitlement

Every sports fan on earth wants their team to win, right? It’s the fabric of being a sports fan, no matter the sport or the country or the team. English football has been around for more than a century, and some teams have been much more successful than others. Fortunes […]

5 Reasons Why Rio Ferdinand Is Disliked By So Many Soccer Fans
5 Reasons Why Rio Ferdinand Is Disliked By So Many Soccer Fans

Rio Ferdinand. The name conjures up a myriad of emotions and thoughts for soccer fans, both positive and negative. A flamboyant and contentious personality like Ferdinand is bound to be divisive, and it often seems that the majority of fans (not just fans of rival teams) dislike Ferdinand. What is […]

Why Keeping Fabio Borini Could Save Liverpool’s Season
Why Keeping Fabio Borini Could Save Liverpool’s Season

It takes a lot of balls to reject a club outright to stay at a club where you’re clearly not wanted. But in a football economy as tight as the Premier League’s both players and clubs will often do whatever it takes to get what they want. Fabio Borini, a […]

Top 10 Goals of the MLS Season So Far
Top 10 Goals of the MLS Season So Far

  As the MLS regular season winds down and the playoffs loom closer on the horizon, let’s look back at some of the incredible goals already scored in the league thus far. It’s a testament to the league’s growth that players of the quality to score goals like these have […]

USMNT Who’s Who: September 2014 Camp
USMNT Who’s Who: September 2014 Camp

Due to a variety of factors, United States men’s national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has had to dig deep into the ranks of Europe-based US national team players or potential players. Major League Soccer’s odd and controversial schedule meant that they don’t honor FIFA international breaks for friendly matches, and […]