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Florentino Perez has not uttered a single truth in years, says Casillas’ agent

Santos Marquez, a FIFA agent and representative of Iker Casillas, says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has not uttered one single truth in years. One week ago, Casillas completed a long rumored move away from his boyhood club and completed a transfer to FC Porto. It has been well documented that […]

Iker Casillas’ move from Real Madrid to Porto in danger of collapse

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas’ seemingly imminent transfer to FC Porto is in danger of collapse, according to the Spanish publication Marca. Yesterday evening, the player’s representatives were in discussions with Porto officials and reached an agreement that appeared to finalize the Spain international’s transfer to the Portuguese side. Both Real […]

Real Madrid to confirm Iker Casillas exit; farewell event planned for Friday

Real Madrid are set to confirm the exit of long-time servant and team captain, Iker Casillas. An official statement from the club is expected within the next 24 hours. Los Blancos have reportedly finalized a deal which will see the Spain international join the Portuguese side FC Porto in the coming days. […]

International Champions Cup organizers reveal cities and schedule for North America matches

The organizers of the 2015 International Champions Cup North America have announced the cities and schedule for this summer’s matches that will feature many of the most famous soccer teams in the world including Barcelona, Manchester United, Chelsea, Club America and Paris Saint-Germain as well as Porto, Fiorentina, New York Red Bulls, LA Galaxy […]

Porto coach Julen Lopetegui wants one more fantastic effort against Bayern Munich

Porto coach Julen Lopetegui knows his team needs to produce one more fantastic performance if they are going advance past Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Despite their 3-1 advantage from the first leg, the task ahead of Porto is a daunting one considering Bayern have won all four of their home matches in this […]

Atletico Madrid planning to recall Toby Alderweireld from Southampton

Atletico Madrid sports director Jose Luis Perez Caminero says the club is planning to recall Toby Alderweireld from his successful loan spell with Southampton. Last summer, Alderweireld was loaned out to the Saints because his playing time would have been limited due to the presence of Diego Godin and Miranda […]

Basel must improve record against Portuguese sides to get past Porto

FC Basel must improve its record against Portuguese sides in order to get past FC Porto in their UEFA Champions League last 16 return leg on Tuesday night (3:45pm ET on FOX Sports 2 in the US). The 1-1 first leg draw means Porto are still unbeaten in this season’s competition […]

Real Madrid finalizing £22 million deal for Porto defender Danilo, say reports

According to various reports in Spain, Real Madrid have reached a £22 million agreement for FC Porto defender Danilo. The only things left to finalize the deal are minor details in the contract and the player’s signature. Just over a week ago, Porto president Pinto da Costa reportedly slapped a £30 […]

Paulo Sousa wants Basel on the front foot against high-flying Porto

Later today, the majority of viewers will likely be tuning into see how the defending European champions, Real Madrid, fare against Schalke 04 during their Champions League Round of 16 first leg in Gelsenkirchen. But the most entertaining game of the day will not feature Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, it […]

Champions League preview, predicted lineups, TV schedule and predictions

The knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League typically churns out some of the most dramatic soccer matches of the entire campaign and we don’t have to wait long until the last-16 gets underway. This season’s competition is packed with quality, as the remaining sides look to plot their path […]

The Greatest Teams – FC Porto 2002-2004

In hindsight, seeing the success of FC Porto under Jose Mourinho doesn’t seem as great as it should, looking at the likes of Deco, Ricardo Carvalho and Maniche in the side. Yet when Mourinho took over at FC Porto in January of 2002, the team was going through a tough […]

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Copa Del Rey Scores- Return Leg

The reigning Copa champs are still alive  as they were able to survive a battle that Racing put up in this matchup.  Los Ches were bailed out in extra time by both Vicente and Joaquín; allowing them to move on to the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Why Danny Welbeck is Manchester United’s Weak Link

Challenging on three fronts coming into February, Manchester United are beginning to draw comparisons with their 1999 treble winning team particularly in terms of their forward department. However, something is amiss. The continued presence of Danny Welbeck is baffling and something that has not been questioned enough as the season […]

Book Review: The Global Game

The Global Game – Writers on Soccer. Edited by John Turnbull, Thom Satterlee & Alon Raab. Bison Books. 296 pp. $19.95. Living in the States, you are about as likely to find a good book about soccer/football right off the shelf at your local bookstore as you are to get […]

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