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Chris Winterburn

STORIES BY Chris Winterburn

Chelsea

/ 2 days ago

Christian Pulisic could be nearing end of Chelsea journey

January has now passed and Christian Pulisic is still contracted to Chelsea, but is the American’s time at Stamford Bridge realistically up? The London club has been on a mesmeric spending spree this winter, with Todd Boehly looking to secure lots of players on long-term contracts to assist with FFP regulations. Whether or not this […]

World Cup

/ 49 days ago

Soccer is the greatest sport on the planet

If you try to explain why soccer is so fantastic to someone who doesn’t follow the sport, you won’t be able to find the words. It is bizarre that such a global sport cannot be easily described. However, the feelings generated through the game provide its colloquial namesake. Soccer is a beautiful game. Life, especially […]

England

/ 57 days ago

3 individual battles that will decide England vs France

England and France is the pick of the 2022 World Cup quarterfinals. The defending champions are looking to repeat the triumph of 2018. Meanwhile, England are hoping to complete its five-year journey. Given the intense quality in both teams, fans are excited about the individual battles likely to take place between England and France. For […]

Luis Enrique

/ 68 days ago

Luis Enrique case for being the best coach in the world

Spain’s progression to the knockout stage of the 2022 World Cup is almost secure, despite Sunday’s draw with Germany, but is Luis Enrique the best coach in the world? This may seem like a rather bizarre question. However, these were the exact words used by the Spanish coach to describe himself. Luis Enrique took the […]

England

/ 73 days ago

USA vs England TV coverage plans

England will look to secure qualification to the knockout phase of the World Cup against the USA, and television coverage is available for those in America. The USMNT failed to hold onto a priceless victory in their tournament opener. A Gareth Bale penalty kept America limited to a solitary point. England’s dominant 6-2 victory over […]

Costa Rica

/ 74 days ago

Spain lay down a marker with Costa Rica victory

It was clear prior to the 2022 World Cup that Luis Enrique had his Spain team organized. They had been progressing well since Euro 2020 and expected to reach the semi-finals in Qatar. Whilst it’s not always wise to draw conclusions from one match, the 7-0 dismantling of Costa Rica was eye-opening. So dominant was […]

Argentina

/ 75 days ago

Saudi Arabia stun Argentina in World Cup classic

Qatar isn’t a popular host for the 2022 World Cup. It will be a tournament with a uniquely bizarre legacy once it’s over. However, amidst fears of a dull tournament, Saudi Arabia produced a moment that will go down in World Cup history. Tuesday morning saw the unfancied Saudi Arabian team, coached by Herve Renard, […]

Spain

/ 78 days ago

What is success for Spain at the 2022 World Cup?

Spain head to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a settled squad and coaching setup. After the catastrophic bereavement process Luis Enrique had to go through in his personal life, the Spanish coach returned to lead La Roja into Euro 2020. It was a tournament that didn’t start especially well. The former Barcelona coach […]

World Cup

/ 80 days ago

Top 5 best World Cup trailers from broadcasters worldwide

Qatar 2022 is here. The World Cup that has been littered with controversy since way before the bidding process was complete is about to be played. But some things are like clockwork when it comes to the World Cup every four years. There are the soccer TV commercials from Nike. The new kits. The new […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 86 days ago

Wolves vs Arsenal: TV coverage plans

Saturday's Premier League offering sees Wolves welcome Arsenal to Molineux, and US television viewers will be able to watch it live with the following coverage plans. Julen Lopetegui has been appointed as the new coach at Wolves, replacing Bruno Lage. However, he will not be in the home dugout on Saturday. His official employment begins […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 86 days ago

Liverpool vs Southampton: TV coverage plans

Liverpool welcome Southampton to Anfield in their final game before the World Cup, and television coverage is available for those in the United States. Jürgen Klopp has lived through a difficult period as Liverpool coach in 2022/23. The Reds haven’t been able to produce their best football. Furthermore, injuries have hit at the wrong time. […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 86 days ago

Manchester City vs Brentford: TV coverage plans

Brentford face a tough challenge when they travel to Manchester City in their final game before the World Cup, and it is available to watch on US television. The Premier League will host its final round of fixtures before the World Cup break. Manchester City will be hoping to head into that break as close […]

Southampton target Nathan Jones to replace Ralph Hasenhüttl

Ralph Hasenhüttl’s spell in charge of Southampton is over, and Nathan Jones is the club's key target. The Saints took the decision to dismiss the Austrian after a string of poor results. Hasenhüttl had been in charge at St. Mary’s since December of 2018, following an excellent spell in charge at RB Leipzig. However, his […]

UEFA completes draw for Champions League and Europa League

Monday morning saw UEFA complete the draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League and Europa League. There were a pick of excellent matchups in either competition. Fans can now see routes to a potential final. Consequently, some of the bigger teams are worried about the difficulty of their task. There was no repeat […]

tv coverage

/ 92 days ago

Chelsea vs Arsenal: TV coverage plans

Arsenal travel to Chelsea in a huge London derby on Sunday, and there are coverage plans available for those in the United States. Mikel Arteta is taking his charges to Stamford Bridge as the favorites. This is rare for the Gunners who have endured some rank humiliations against the Blues. Arsenal sit atop the Premier […]

tv coverage

/ 93 days ago

Manchester City vs Fulham: TV coverage plans

Manchester City welcome Fulham to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, with coverage plans available for those in the United States. It is set to be a matchup between two of the best performing teams in the Premier League. Pep Guardiola’s charges have been sensational, despite sitting second. Erling Haaland’s goalscoring form has been staggering. However, […]

Brazil

/ 94 days ago

Could Endrick be Theo Walcott for Brazil at the 2022 World Cup?

Palmeiras and Brazil supporters will hope this is the very last time Endrick is compared to Theo Walcott, but the 16-year-old could be a wildcard for the Selecao in the 2022 World Cup. Brazil fans are excited at the prospect of Endrick developing into one of the best footballers in the world. At such a […]

Lisandro Martinez shows Manchester United are moving in right direction

Manchester United bounced back from their awful start to the season, with Lisandro Martinez epitomizing their forward progress. Few would have considered the Reds to be Premier League title contenders before the season. In reality they aren’t. But, they are far better than in 2021/22 than anyone anticipated. Lisandro Martinez rejuvenated Manchester United One of […]

shakhtar donetsk

/ 98 days ago

Mykhailo Mudryk drawing transfer interest from Europe's biggest clubs

Every so often a player emerges from a difficult situation and just looks destined for greatness. Ukraine has produced some quite sensational footballers: Andriy Shevchenko, Sergiy Rebrov and Anatoliy Tymoschuk. Yet, Mykhailo Mudryk looks like he could eclipse even those aforementioned names, yielding a major transfer in time. The 21-year-old winger has emerged from Shakhtar […]

Barcelona

/ 106 days ago

Top 6 greatest attacking trios in soccer

Ranking players and teams across generations is incredibly difficult. It brings with it a whole host of issues. Most notably, the game of soccer has changed so much over the years. However, one thing that hasn’t changed is that putting the ball in the back of the net remains the hardest and most valuable aspect […]