1. An Analysis of the Twitter Reaction to Diego Costa's Three-Match Ban

    After receiving a violent conduct charge on Wednesday, Diego Costa has now been handed a three-match ban by the Football Association, as per the Guardian ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 days ago 11,030 reads 29 comments

  2. How the #CampaignAgainstChelsea Has Evolved on Twitter

    Jose Mourinho initially introduced himself to Chelsea fans as "The Special One." Upon his return to the club in 2013, he was " The Happy One ," but now, the Portuguese manager appears to be "The Campaigned Against One...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 days ago 13,637 reads 66 comments

  3. Twitter Reacts to Luis Figo's Decision to Run for FIFA Presidency

    In an effort to prevent Sepp Blatter from serving his fifth term as FIFA Presdient , a number of prominent figures have thrown their proverbial hats into the ring...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 days ago 3,413 reads 5 comments

  4. Twitter Laments Sky Sports' Reported Decision to Ban Fans from Deadline Day

    Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 shall be remembered as a dark day in the history of the beautiful game. Sky Sports—whom we must thank for inventing football in 1992—have helped make January deadline day an unmissable spectacle over the years...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 days ago 4,676 reads 4 comments

  5. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    On some weekends, a dearth in quality strikes in the professional game makes it difficult to produce a golazo ranking. This was not one of those weekends...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 33,145 reads 18 comments

  6. Twitter Rejoices as ITV Replace Adrian Chiles with Mark Pougatch

    The Internet broke into raptures on Friday morning, when it was revealed that Adrian Chiles is leaving his post as ITV's lead football presenter...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 days ago 8,933 reads 15 comments

  7. Twitter Reacts to Real Madrid Signing Norwegian Prodigy Martin Odegaard

    Real Madrid have captured the signature of precocious Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard , fending off interest from the likes of Arsenal , Liverpool , Manchester United and Bayern Munich, per The Guardian ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 10 days ago 15,738 reads 62 comments

  8. Twitter Reacts to Juan Cuadrado Chelsea Rumours, Compares Colombian to Willian

    Jose Mourinho may be quite content with his current Chelsea squad, but rumours are circulating that Juan Cuadrado is on the cusp of arriving at Stamford Bridge...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 11 days ago 14,730 reads 47 comments

  9. Twitter Reacts to Liverpool's Thrilling Draw with Chelsea

    Brendan Rodgers has never beaten Chelsea in his managerial career (three draws and four defeats, as per @steve_han ), but his Liverpool side came close during their 1-1 draw ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 12 days ago 13,607 reads 5 comments

  10. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Lionel Messi may have ceded the Ballon d'Or to Cristiano Ronaldo for the second consecutive year, but the diminutive Argentinean responded in the best way possible with a hat-trick at Deportivo La Coruna...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 14 days ago 31,704 reads 15 comments

  11. Fernando Torres and Football's Greatest Returning Heroes

    Fernando Torres first joined Atletico Madrid as an 11-year-old and was nothing short of a phenomenon when he eventually hit his stride with the first team...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 16 days ago 27,010 reads 15 comments

  12. David Moyes and the 10 Best 'Manager Sent to the Stands' Moments

    David Moyes' popularity took a nosedive while in charge of Manchester United, but the Scottish manager is slowly working his way back into football fans' good books in Spain...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 17 days ago 6,777 reads 4 comments

  13. A Brief History of Michael Owen's Most Terrible Adverts

    In the 18 years since Michael Owen landed in the spotlight at Liverpool, his career has gone through several notable stages...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 18 days ago 4,071 reads 2 comments

  14. Players and Things That Deserve a FIFPro World XI Spot More Than David Luiz

    With his puppy dog grin, relaxed disposition and unerring devotion to pranking his team-mates, it is very difficult to dislike David Luiz. The Brazilian, however, nearly broke the Internet on Monday when his name was included in the FIFPro World XI..

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 19 days ago 12,749 reads 28 comments

  15. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    There was plenty of spectacle on offer in the beautiful game over the weekend, with Roberto Mancini getting slammed in the face by one of his own players, Francesco Totti taking ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 21 days ago 16,194 reads 14 comments

  16. De Gea, Bale and the World-Class Players Who Were Once Derided

    David de Gea is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, with his brilliant form hiding a multitude of sins in Manchester United's back line...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 23 days ago 70,796 reads 41 comments

  17. Steven Gerrard and the 10 Biggest English Footballers to Play in America

    Upon the conclusion of this Premier League season, Steven Gerrard will be heading out west to join LA Galaxy . According to the BBC , the Liverpool legend will make his MLS debut on July 17 against the San Jose Earthquakes...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 24 days ago 13,344 reads 13 comments

  18. Wojciech Szczesny and 10 Current Footballers Who Have Been Caught Smoking

    Wojciech Szczesny endured a rough start to the new year, making errors that led to Southampton's 2-0 win over Arsenal at St Mary's...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 26 days ago 10,402 reads 8 comments

  19. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    The first weekend of January is always a special one in the English football calendar, as it hosts the third round of the FA Cup —the stage of the world's oldest domestic cup competition when the big boys are first mixed with the minnows...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 28 days ago 22,149 reads 5 comments

  20. Jose Mourinho's 10 Biggest Ever Defeats

    The Special One has not started 2015 in a particularly special way. On New Year's Day, Jose Mourinho watched his Chelsea side lose 5-3 to Tottenham Hotspur, representing one of the biggest losses in his career...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 24,733 reads 52 comments

  21. B/R's 2015 Football New Year Honours List

    The start of January is a time when Queen Elizabeth dishes out her New Year honours to Britons who have excelled in the previous calendar year...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 32,500 reads 38 comments

  22. 10 Footballers Who Really Should Make New Year's Resolutions

    It's time to call full-time on 2014, a year that gave us a brilliant World Cup, plenty of surprises at the top of the domestic game and Andy Tate ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 22,487 reads 33 comments

  23. Raheem Sterling's Slap and 10 Surprisingly Unpunished Football Incidents

    Liverpool's clash with Swansea on Monday night brought with it two controversial incidents that should have resulted in red cards. In the first half, Jonjo Shelvey swung an elbow at Emre Can in full view of referee Andre Marriner and his officials..

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 13,943 reads 23 comments

  24. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Most major leagues on the continent have entered their winter breaks, but there were plenty of golazos from England and the rest of the world this weekend...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 3,779 reads 2 comments

  25. The 10 Strangest Red-Card Offences

    A bizarre red card was issued earlier this week, when a Portuguese player received his marching orders for mooning opposing fans. This cheeky dismissal, however, might not be the strangest example of a red card in the beautiful game...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 8,562 reads 6 comments