Last week Houston got all ten first place votes. This week we had nine voters, and five different first place teams on ballots. An interesting shake up in the poll finds Red Bull New York closing in on the top. Quite honestly if it were not for two voters (one […]
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Southampton have announced the signing of Portugal defender Cedric Soares from Sporting Lisbon. The right-back, 23, becomes the Saints' second summer transfer following the arrival of Spanish forward Juanmi from Malaga. The Saints did not reveal the fee paid, but Soares has reportedly cost the club in the region of […]
What, exactly, is a Liverpool fan to do? A win over Chelsea at Anfield Sunday would probably mean another title for Manchester United – which would send United past Liverpool’s 18 first division titles. A quick look at the table a few paragraphs below suggests that the Reds are still […]
Tonight’s DC United/Toronto match-up was evenly matched on paper. Both teams were in the middle of the Eastern Conference, rebuilding after disappointing seasons last year, and had new coaches building their team in their own image. Once the whistle blew, however, the discrepancy between the two teams on this night […]
This just in: Chelsea, Newcastle, Bolton, Middlesbrough and Portsmouth have been named in the bungs investigation for breaching transfer regulations. More news here. The case now goes to the Football Association (FA) for further investigation (expect this case to drag on and on).
With his goal in a 2-0 victory against NAC Breda yesterday, Memphis Depay became the first PSV Eindhoven player since the Brazilian, Ronaldo to score at least 30 league goals for PSV before he turned 21. With the form he’s in, that won’t be the last record the Netherlands international […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho denied any rift with Diego Costa despite the striker’s unhappy reaction to being dropped to the bench for the scoreless draw at Tottenham Hotspur. Mourinho admitted the pair had argued at half-time during the mid-week Champions League victory away to Maccabi Tel Aviv and Costa’s mood […]
The Columbus Crew dropped a 1-0 decision to the New York Red Bulls but won on aggregate 2-1, advancing to the MLS Cup final where they will face the Portland Timbers. New York won the second leg 1-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena on a header from forward Anatole […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declared that the Premier League champions had produced their best performance of the campaign after they drew 0-0 at in-form Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Chelsea have had little to shout about of late and although the result served only to move them up to 14th place […]
In the Premier League, a select few clubs can spend the GDP of small Pacific Island nations in order to improve their squad, and with every signing it can feel like the magic of the English game keeps being sucked away. Watching Jamie Vardy and Leicester does bring back a […]
Rarely in the book world does a tome come around that fundamentally alters the way we look at the subject for the better or worse. One such book is The Ugly Game by Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert, two members of The Sunday Times Insight Team. In the most important soccer […]