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5 weekend stories from European soccer

Here are 5 stories from European soccer this weekend: Arsenal: At the Summit of the Premier League Teeming with confidence, Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal put forth perhaps their most convincing display yet against Chelsea. The scoreline won’t reflect the dominance but Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge feels like a harbinger of things to come. Gabriel […]


/ 34 days ago

Gerard Piqué announces retirement from Barcelona

Gerard Piqué announced his plan for retirement from FC Barcelona after the club's fixture on Saturday against Almería. The 35-year-old spent the majority of his youth and senior career with the Catalan club. Arriving in 2008 from Manchester United, Piqué has 396 appearances in the Blaugrana kit. Piqué's announcement is a surprising one, and one […]


/ 452 days ago

Memphis Depay already under microscope at Barcelona

Memphis Depay arrived at Barcelona on a free transfer. Great value, especially considering the circumstances surrounding the club. FC Barcelona experienced the worst transfer window in the club's recent memory. Yet, much of that came out of necessity. Poor transfer windows and investments in years prior set the club back billions. Memphis Depay arrives […]


/ 476 days ago

How Barcelona fell into a financial black hole and lost its star

Lionel Messi's move to Paris Saint Germain rocked the sports world. A sad, but necessary, move to try to reduce Barcelona's dire situation of being $1.5 billion debt. Paris came to a standstill to welcome the Argentine. FC Barcelona did not have the winger as a first-team player for the first time in 16 years. […]