Costa Rica used the home field advantage of their infamous plastic pitch to dispatch a pesky Grenada side 3-0. The Chicago Fire’s Gonzalo Segaras went ninety minutes picking up a yellow card for the Ticos while Shalrie Jospeh as usual gave a workmanlike performance for his nation, Grenada. Guatemala struggled […]
I trust we all watched the US match yesterday and if you did not see it, you didn’t need to. Barbados missing four of their five best players got rolled by a fired up US squad 8-0. While the scoreline was impressive, many concerns still persist for the U.S. like […]
Schalke’s Felix Magath, who has emerged as one of the leading football managers in the Bundesliga and Europe after great success with Stuttgart, Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg. Seemingly, Magath has achieved all he really can in Germany, and has hinted that he would like to try his hand at an […]
Can Blackpool achieve the greatest shock of the 2010-2011 season by defeating Manchester United today at Bloomfield Road? On paper it seems practically impossible. But in reality, anything is possible especially for a club such as Blackpool which have become the media darlings of the blogosphere and have attracted tons […]
Birmingham’s victory yesterday was one of the classic stereotypes of the Premier League, a unfancied side in the relegation places prior to kick off defeating the reigning champions by going ahead and defending that lead with their lives.
Playing a system that isolated their midfield and relied on the forward holding the ball up from the off, it was against the run of play that Birmingham took the lead after 17 minutes.
Real Madrid star forward Raúl has an offer to join Red Bull New York, according to reports in Madrid. Those reports claim the former talisman for Los Blancos has an received a salary offer from the Major League Soccer team that is comparable to his current compensation from Real Madrid. […]
What an absolutely sensational match this past Saturday between Barcelona and Real Madrid. Even before the game began, it was majestic as the entire inhabitants of the Nou Camp held aloft colored pieces of plastic to bring the stadium to life with beautiful scenes. On the pitch, the first half […]
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy deserves the accolade of “great,” Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. And Van Gaal, who has worked with some great strikers over the years, went as far as to say he would not discount the possibility that Vardy could keep his side in […]
This weekend’s Premier League matches across NBC Sports in the United States features a first. It’ll be the first time that NBC’s lead soccer commentator Arlo White will be announcing a home game for his beloved club Leicester City. White will be joined by Lee Dixon from King Power Stadium […]
There are stories, and then there are stories we will always remember. Leicester City’s rise from the bottom on the Premier League is becoming the latter. From the start of the 2014-15 season to this point, 13 rounds into the campaign, the Foxes have played as title contenders do. It […]
Mathieu Valbuena said Friday that France international teammate Karim Benzema “indirectly” told him he had to pay a ransom to get back a sex tape of him with his girlfriend. In his first public comments on the scandal that has torn apart the French national team, Valbuena told Le Monde […]
Jose Mourinho has admitted that Tottenham Hotspur are potential title challengers ahead of their clash with Chelsea on Sunday and refuses to rule out moves for Harry Kane and James Vardy. The Portuguese also denied that his Chelsea side have an advantage over Spurs, despite an extra two days’ rest […]