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Will Wolverhampton Wanderers Return To The Top Flight?

Maybe I’m a sentimentalist, but watching a former top flight stalwart fight for promotion holds an undeniable appeal. Former league giants Leeds United nearly made it back to the top flight in 2006, and I found this notion exciting. Leeds repaid my interest with a disastrous season the following year […]

Welcome and Goodbye to the Championship

The playoffs are almost done and only two more teams will be vying for promotion to League One, Rochdale and Stockport. What is known after today are what teams will be leaving and coming into the Championship for next season. Gaining promotion to the EPL along with the riches and glory […]

Inside the Promotion machine

Several articles back I covered relegation targets so perhaps it’s time to talk on promotion, how it works in Italy and who in Serie B is positioned to make it happen. Basically this is how it will play out, the top two teams from Serie B are automatically promoted. If […]

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Villarreal on the Cusp of European Glory

Villarreal have progressed to the Europa League semi-finals after dispatching Dutch side FC Twente ruthlessly 8-2 on aggregate, setting up a mouthwatering tie against newly crowned Portuguese champions Porto. Juan Carlos Garrido’s team are on the up; they sit fourth in the La Liga standings and are on the verge […]

Arsenal Away Jersey for 2010-11 Season Revealed: Photo

Arsenal’s new away shirt for the 2010-11 season has been revealed. The new Arsenal away jersey is yellow with redcurrant trim and redcurrant pinstripes on the front of the shirt. Designed and manufactured by Nike, Arsenal’s new away kit are a throwback to Arsenal’s history when they were known as […]

WATCH Jose Mourinho’s Celebratory Run After Chelsea Beat PSG On Away Goals [GIF]

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho celebrated Chelsea’s decisive goal against Paris Saint-Germain by running down the touchline and celebrating with his players. With Chelsea leading 1-0 (but losing 2-3 on aggregate) after Andre Schurrle scored for the Blues in the first half, the clock was running down near the end with […]

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New World Association of Leagues aims to help FIFA rebuild

A group of professional soccer leagues from all over the world have decided to create a ‘World Association of Leagues’ following a meeting in Paris, the French Professional Football League (LFP) president said on Tuesday. The English, French and Spanish leagues are joined by 20 others from around the world […]

Rafa Benitez backs under-fire Karim Benzema: ‘He is very important for us’

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]