1. Premiership Preview–9. Everton

    As much as Everton fans may not want to admit it, their club will always operate under arch-nemesis and cross-town rival Liverpool. There’s no way around it; Liverpool is statistically the most successful team in English history, having won more … Continue reading

  2. Who Will Push The Big Four This Year?

    The elite group that is the big four – Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United, have dominated the top four places in the Premiership for the past six year with the exception of Everton three seasons ago. But can this … Continue reading

  3. Project the US Lineup for Japan

    We are less than 24 hours away from Team USA’s Olympic opener versus Japan tomorrow. What lineup would you like to see? I know I’m dreaming but I’d like to see a 4-5-1 where Jozy Altidore becomes a reserve and … Continue reading

  4. Premiership Preview–10. West Ham

    I think it would come as a surprise to many to know that West Ham, not Middlesbrough, not Aston Villa, not any of the promoted clubs, had the highest average of English players in their starting lineups (6.61/11) in the … Continue reading

  5. Premier League Faces Identity Crisis

    A brand name is perhaps a company’s biggest asset. It’s something that should be guarded. Unfortunately, the Premier League simply doesn’t get it and, as a result, is facing an identity crisis. Currently all around the world, England’s ultimate soccer … Continue reading

  6. The Set: Best Transfers

    Undoubtedly, the minute I post this, Ronaldo will give up on Real Madrid and move to Hamburg, so forgive me for being premature. Let’s take a look, as the season begins, at the seven best signing so far this summer … Continue reading

  7. All Roads Lead to Serie A

    Maybe you haven’t noticed all the big name arrivals but lets put this into perspective, all roads are leading to Rome or more accurately all roads are leading to Serie A. Looking at the numbers while consulting transfer sites, more and … Continue reading

  8. Fixing Superliga

    The concept is sound, the TV contract outstanding for people in large markets (but non existent for those outside top 25 TV markets) and the marketing is flawless. But this year’s tournament has exposed Superliga as something we had hoped … Continue reading

  9. Episode # 51 Now Availible

    Martin Rogers, World Soccer writer for Yahoo! Sports joins host Kartik Krishnaiyer on Episode 51. We review how the Euro 2008  tournament was received in England, preview tonight’s Superliga final between Houston and New England as well as look ahead … Continue reading

  10. Premiership Preview–11. Blackburn Rovers

    In his four-season tenure at Blackburn, Mark Hughes guided the club to three top-10 finishes, including 7th place last year, and two appearances in European competition. He compiled an 82-47-59 record in competitive games over that span, and his team … Continue reading

  11. Fixing Superliga

    The concept is sound, the TV contract outstanding for people in large markets (but non existent for those outside top 25 TV markets) and the marketing is flawless. But this year’s tournament has exposed Superliga as something we had hoped … Continue reading

  12. Premiership Preview–12. Newcastle

    When Sam Allardyce left by “mutual consent” in early January, Newcastle turned to a familiar figure to turn the club’s fortunes around. I said it then and I’ll say it now: Kevin Keegan, who spent over a decade away from … Continue reading