1. Thiago Alcantara Returns to Bayern Munich Training, Shows off His Skills

    It's been a torrid 12 months for Thiago Alcantara . This time last year, the Bayern Munich midfielder was put out of action with an ankle tear, and he hasn't played a game since March on account of a medial ligament issue...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 2,714 reads 5 comments

  2. Iceland Shock Netherlands with 2-0 Win in Euro 2016 Qualifier

    After coming agonisingly close to World Cup qualification, Iceland are in the kind of form that should ensure progress to the finals of Euro 2016...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 15,614 reads 22 comments

  3. Graziano Pelle Scores on His Italy Debut Against Malta in Euro Qualifier

    Italy took a 1-0 lead over Malta in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Monday thanks to a goal from debutant Graziano Pelle ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 2,287 reads 1 comments

  4. Mesut Ozil Responds to Bayern Munich Transfer Rumours on Twitter

    Mesut Ozil 's future at Arsenal has been called into question as rumours circulate that he may return to his homeland in January...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 34,822 reads 44 comments

  5. The 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    In the absence of Europe's major domestic leagues, this weekend's golazo rankings have been sourced from some unexpected sources...

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  6. Roy Keane Shaves off His Epic Beard Before Ireland Euro Qualifier

    On the eve of their Euro 2016 qualifier clash with Gibraltar, a tragedy has befallen the Republic of Ireland. Roy Keane has shaved off his awe-inspiring beard...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 8,247 reads 9 comments

  7. Netherlands vs. Kazakhstan: Goals, Highlights from the Euro 2016 Qualifier

    In the opening movement of their Euro 2016 qualifier with Holland, Kazakhstan barely ventured into the Dutch half and enjoyed only a slither of the possession, but somehow they took ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 11,225 reads 8 comments

  8. Dutch Students Told to Avoid Louis Van Gaal's 'Stereotypical' Accent

    It may not be immediately apparent to native English speakers, but Louis Van Gaal 's accent is viewed with dismay by linguists in the Netherlands...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 19,248 reads 21 comments

  9. 10 Great Argentina vs. Brazil Clashes Ahead of 2014 Superclasico De Las Americas

    On Saturday, Brazil will face Argentina in the Superclasico de las Americas, the third iteration of an annual single-game tournament between the fierce South American rivals...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 7,277 reads 6 comments

  10. Manchester United-Loving School Girl Refuses to Wear Uniform Because It's Blue

    Meet Lilly Rae Doyle, a three-year-old Manchester United fan who is incredibly unhappy about the prospect of starting at a new school in the coming weeks...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 11,444 reads 21 comments

  11. Slovakia Shock Spain with 2-1 Victory in European Qualifier

    Spain looked to have rescued a point in their Euro 2016 qualifier with Slovakia when Paco Alcacer bagged an equaliser in the 82nd minute...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 13,631 reads 32 comments

  12. England vs. San Marino: Goals, Highlights from the European Qualifier

    In their second Euro 2016 qualification match, England played host to lowly San Marino on Thursday night. Going into the game, the visitors boasted a record of 119 losses from 123 matches since 1990, winning only once, as per The Guardian ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 11,179 reads 0 comments

  13. Diego Costa and Martin Skrtel Get Physical During Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Spain striker Diego Costa is used to bullying defences with his physical style, but Slovakia's Martin Skrtel let the Chelsea star know that he is willing to give as good as he is getting during Thursday evening's Euro 2016 qualifier...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 43,132 reads 65 comments

  14. Ghana's World Cup Ordeal and 10 Other Football Scenarios Worthy of a Movie

    Ghana's 2014 World Cup campaign descended into farce when the team refused to play without a $3 million bonus being sent to them in cash...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 3,764 reads 2 comments

  15. FIFA's Film Flop and the Worst Football Movies

    FIFA recently reinvested £16 million of the enormous profits they make from staging the World Cup in United Passions , a filmic retelling of the story of football's governing body...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 3,724 reads 17 comments

  16. Roy Keane and the 10 Most Illuminating Footballer Autobiography Quotes

    Roy Keane has taken time away from his Aston Villa and beard growth duties to put together The Second Half , the sequel to his 2002 autobiography...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 17,158 reads 7 comments

  17. Ranking the 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Italy has a decades-old reputation for beautiful football, and Serie A didn't fail to disappoint in the golazo department over the weekend. Milan, Fiorentina and Juventus all offered world-class calcio and some impressive goals...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 930 reads 2 comments

  18. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and 10 Other Players Who Deserve Their Own Movie

    It is an indisputable fact that Zlatan Ibrahimovic 's autobiography I Am Zlatan is the greatest thing ever committed to paper, so the news that it may be turned into a movie biopic is inevitable...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 15,465 reads 20 comments

  19. 'Danny Welbeck Is the New Thierry Henry' and 10 Premature Comparisons

    In the aftermath of his virtuoso hat-trick performance in the Champions League against Galatasaray , Danny Welbeck has been compared to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 23,277 reads 25 comments

  20. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Misses Open Goal for Borussia Dortmund

    Borussia Dortmund went top of Champions League Group D on Wednesday evening with a 3-0 win at Anderlecht . Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had plenty of opportunities to add his name to the scoresheet but didn't manage to convert any of them...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 5,823 reads 7 comments

  21. Wesley Sneijder Admits Snubbing Manchester United to Play in Champions League

    Wesley Sneijder was linked with a move to Manchester United over the summer, thanks to his relationship with former Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 2,667 reads 9 comments

  22. Karim Benzema Gives Real Madrid Lead over Ludogorets

    Real Madrid 's blushes were spared in Sofia by Karim Benzema , who put the Spanish giants 2-1 up against Ludogorets in their Champions League clash...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 9,958 reads 25 comments

  23. Galatasaray Fans Delay Arsenal Match by Throwing Flares on Pitch

    As the first half of Galatasaray 's visit to the Emirates progressed, it became fairly clear that the Turkish side were not offering an awful lot on the field...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 14,665 reads 23 comments

  24. Danny Welbeck Scores Champions League Hat-Trick for Arsenal

    Arsenal took the lead in their Champions League Group D match with Galatasaray via Danny Welbeck . In the 22nd minute, Alexis Sanchez played a beautiful through ball past Felipe ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 25,111 reads 83 comments

  25. Ludogorets Take Lead over Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo Misses Penalty

    Real Madrid 's trip to Bulgaria to face Champions League new boys Ludogorets Razgrad didn't get off to the best of starts. In the sixth minute, Ludogorets won a corner...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 12,448 reads 44 comments