1. Twitter Reacts as Barcelona Legend Xavi Announces Move to Qatar

    Xavi Hernandez first pulled on a Barcelona shirt in 1991 when he arrived at La Masia as a precocious 11-year-old...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 15,298 reads 44 comments

  2. Twitter Reacts as Sunderland Secure Premier League Safety with Draw at Arsenal

    Wednesday evening's Premier League entertainment had great significance at both ends of the table: Hosts Arsenal needed only a draw to virtually guarantee group-stage entry to ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 9,015 reads 22 comments

  3. Twitter Reacts to the Latest Twist in Raheem Sterling's Liverpool Contract Saga

    At a time when Steven Gerrard is preparing to leave Liverpool with the good graces of the Kop faithful on his side, Raheem Sterling 's departure from Merseyside is not attracting quite so much reverence...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 19,134 reads 51 comments

  4. Meaningless but Thrilling: Twitter Reacts to West Brom's 3-0 Win over Chelsea

    In a parallel universe somewhere, Chelsea 's visit to the Hawthorns was a high-stakes game between a side chasing the Premier League title and another desperate for survival...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 14,473 reads 14 comments

  5. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Europe's major leagues may be reaching their conclusion and fatigue may be setting in, but there was no shortage of world-class goals over the weekend...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 5,783 reads 13 comments

  6. Cakes, Tears and Joey Barton: Twitter Reacts to Steven Gerrard Press Conference

    After a glittering 17-year career at Anfield, Steven Gerrard will feature in his final home game on Saturday evening when Crystal Palace come to Merseyside ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 18,954 reads 59 comments

  7. How Twitter Reacted to Juventus' Champions League Triumph over Real Madrid

    Real Madrid went into Wednesday's crunch tie with Juventus knowing a 1-0 win would guarantee them entry to their second consecutive Champions League final and a date with a few familiar faces from Catalunya...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 35,827 reads 49 comments

  8. How Twitter Reacted to Barcelona's Champions League Triumph over Bayern Munich

    The last time Bayern Munich needed a comeback in the Champions League, they put six goals past Porto. However, Barcelona's visit to the Allianz Arena required the kind of comeback that looked utterly out of reach...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 28,670 reads 41 comments

  9. How Twitter Reacted to Swansea's Surprising (and Dull) Victory over Arsenal

    The last time Arsenal and Swansea met, the Welsh side came away with a 2-1 win that saw them leapfrog the Gunners into fifth place in the Premier League...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 6,636 reads 10 comments

  10. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Two of this weekend's best goals were skillful backheels , but the golazo du jour in this ranking is the overhead bicycle kick...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 14,535 reads 19 comments

  11. Man Utd Fans Celebrate and Troll Liverpool as Club Agree Memphis Depay Transfer

    The summer transfer window may still be firmly closed, but that hasn't stopped Manchester United from confirming a new high-profile recruit...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 41,003 reads 87 comments

  12. Twitter Reacts to Messi Masterclass as Barcelona Beat Bayern Munich

    Few European games in recent memory have been more hotly anticipated than Barcelona's Champions League semi-final clash with Bayern Munich...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 41,576 reads 52 comments

  13. How Twitter Reacted to Juventus' Champions League Victory over Real Madrid

    Despite ruling Italian football for four years and enjoying a storied history in Europe's premier domestic football competition, Juventus have found themselves as distant outsiders in this season's Champions League...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 12,720 reads 31 comments

  14. Twitter Reaction: Arsenal Fans Celebrate St Totteringham's Day After Win at Hull

    Chelsea may have stolen the limelight with their Premier League title win on Sunday, but Arsenal 's clash with Hull on Bank Holiday Monday had implications at both ends of the table...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 17,331 reads 21 comments

  15. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    B/R's latest weekend golazo ranking features a lovely free kick from North America, stunning long-range drives from Germany and Austria, and a show-stealing overhead kick from a crucial play-off game lower down the English pyramid...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 10,071 reads 14 comments

  16. How Twitter Reacted to Nigel Pearson's 'Ostrich' Rant and Apology

    It's safe to say that Nigel Pearson has never been regarded as the most endearing man in world football. However, the Leicester manager's reputation took even more of a tumble on ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 4,606 reads 2 comments

  17. Drogba and Ramires' Redemption: Twitter Reacts to Chelsea's Win at Leicester

    Chelsea went into Wednesday evening's visit to the King Power Stadium aiming to set up a formal Premier League title celebration at home against Crystal Palace at the weekend...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 16,596 reads 42 comments

  18. Balotelli and Rodgers Lambasted: How Twitter Reacted to Liverpool's Loss at Hull

    Liverpool travelled the length of the M62 on Tuesday evening to face Hull, who started the evening with just one point separating them from the relegation zone...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 12,215 reads 15 comments

  19. Hazard Didn't Deserve POTY: How Twitter Reacted to the PFA Awards

    There is still around 15 per cent of the Premier League season remaining—most teams have four or five games left—but it is that time of the year when the Professional ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 21,415 reads 74 comments

  20. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    No Pirlo , no party. Italian football's most famous maxim was proven once again over the weekend when the bearded genius scored a free-kick worth of inclusion in our golazo ranking...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 13,266 reads 17 comments

  21. Twitter Reacts to Jordan Henderson's New £100,000-a-Week Liverpool Contract

    There were celebrations at Melwood on Thursday as captain-in-waiting Jordan Henderson put pen to paper on a new five-year contract...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 10,492 reads 24 comments

  22. Twitter Reacts as Real Madrid Beat Atletico to Progess in Champions League

    After last week's stalemate at Vicente Calderon Stadium, Real Madrid hosted Atleti in this season's eighth reenactment of the 2014 Champions League final...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 26,439 reads 63 comments

  23. Twitter Reacts as Bayern Munich Destroy Porto in Champions League

    Before last week's shocking 3-1 defeat at Porto, a seemingly unstoppable Bayern Munich side were favourites to win the Champions League...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 30,946 reads 26 comments

  24. Ronaldo Scores Hat-Trick in Superstar-Laden Charity Match

    The 12th annual Match Against Poverty took place on Monday evening, with a Saint-Etienne all-star side hosting a Ronaldo , Zidane and friends XI...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 31,676 reads 8 comments

  25. The Greatest Champions League 2nd-Leg Comebacks

    Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain both face daunting tasks this week. The reigning German and French champions both go into their Champions League quarter-final second-leg ties ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 23,920 reads 58 comments