1. Why Premier League B Teams Should Be Allowed to Join the League System

    Chelsea FC currently have 28 players out on loan . There are high-profile loanees such as Romelu Lukaku , Victor Moses and Thibaut Courtois, and a whole host of youngsters lent out to Vitesse Arnhem in Holland...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 7,949 reads 4 comments

  2. Barcelona WAGs Steal the Show at Catalonian Fashion Show

    While Barcelona prepares for their final two games of the 2013-14 season, some of their finest WAGs hit the town for a Rosa Clara bridal fashion show on Tuesday evening...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 13,854 reads 24 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 20 Foreign Managers in Premier League History

    Here's a fun fact: The most successful English manager of all time in the Premier League is Tim Sherwood. Seriously...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 8,259 reads 29 comments

  4. 8 Jobs the Class of '92 Can Do at Old Trafford

    Ryan Giggs' future is unclear. The Manchester United interim manager is set to be replaced by Dutch national team coach Louis van Gaal and has admitted he would be willing to leave the club to continue his management career elsewhere...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 4,060 reads 7 comments

  5. The Onion Bag: A Louis Van Gaal Identity Error and an Epic Pitch Invasion Fail

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful football news. The final day of the Championship season brought plenty of late drama, with Birmingham escaping ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 709 reads 1 comments

  6. Cristiano Ronaldo and the 10 Best Backheel Goals

    Real Madrid were in grave danger of losing pace in the La Liga title race on Sunday evening when they were losing 2-1 at home to Valencia at the end of normal time...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 9,162 reads 7 comments

  7. Ronaldo's Backheel Magic and the Greatest World Football Moments of the Weekend

    When Real Madrid shelled out £80 million for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009, it looked like they had paid an embarrassingly high premium. Now, the deal looks like an absolute steal...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 74,373 reads 5 comments

  8. Barkley's Brilliance and the Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend

    Roy Hodgson recently inferred that he has already selected his World Cup squad, based on the performance of players over the last " two years ," per FIFA's official website (via Sky Sports)...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 6,913 reads 14 comments

  9. 10 Things You Could Buy with QPR's Staggering Wage Bill

    Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain's spending has brought Financial Fair Play regulations to the forefront recently, but Queens Park Rangers also appear to have breached UEFA's "break even" regulations...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 9,358 reads 13 comments

  10. Toothless Financial Fair Play Punishments Will Not Deter Man City and PSG

    UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules have been a topic of conversation in the European game since they were first mooted in 2009...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 2,088 reads 20 comments

  11. Diego Simeone Is the Special One as Atletico Madrid Reach Champions League Final

    There was only one Special One at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening—and it wasn't Jose Mourinho ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 4,197 reads 11 comments

  12. Bleacher Report's Premier League Mavericks XI

    This week's Bleacher Report XI focuses on the Premier League players who haven't always followed the rules, who have entertained us with their unorthodox style and who didn't give much consideration for towing the line...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 2,615 reads 8 comments

  13. Daniel Sturridge and the 10 Most Hipster Footballers

    Daniel Sturridge has enjoyed the best season of his career, earning a place in the PFA Team of the Year and scoring 20 league goals en route to helping Liverpool's most serious title challenge in years...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 23,946 reads 16 comments

  14. Predicting a Winner for Each Major European League Next Season

    The 2013-14 season is drawing to a close and two of Europe's five major leagues have question marks over them: As we all know, the Premier League and La Liga are both set for nail-biting finishes...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 57,815 reads 198 comments

  15. Dani Alves Highlights Continuing Problem of Racism in Spanish Football

    As Barcelona's Dani Alves prepared to take a corner at Villarreal on Sunday, an incident of hatred and idiocy befell him...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 2,311 reads 5 comments

  16. The Onion Bag: Alves' Banana, Huddersfield Blue Beard and Pizza Hair in MLS

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your one-stop shop for weird and wonderful football news. First up today, Dani Alves took a bite out of racism on Sunday when he decided to enjoy a banana that was thrown to him during Barcelona's trip to Villarreal...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 5,948 reads 2 comments

  17. Tomas Kalas and the Best Debut Performances in Football

    Defender Tomas Kalas was given a Premier League baptism of fire by Jose Mourinho on Sunday, making his debut against Liverpool and their free-scoring front line...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 8,924 reads 21 comments

  18. 10 Jobs David Moyes Should Consider Outside of Management

    With an established career behind him and millions in compensation sitting in the bank, David Moyes doesn't need to work again. He could just go and sit on a beach and remember the fun times—like when he sued Wayne Rooney ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 10,810 reads 18 comments

  19. Gerrard's Title Slip and the Greatest World Football Moments of the Weekend

    Liverpool's 2-0 loss to Chelsea on Sunday was great news for the neutral fan looking for a intense title run-in, but it was bad news for Steven Gerrard ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 82,063 reads 6 comments

  20. Ronaldo's Beautiful Brace and the Top 5 Players Around the World This Weekend

    Cristiano Ronaldo has spent a few recent matches cheering on Real Madrid in a suit, but his return to full fitness was evident with a magnificent display against Osasuna on Saturday which helped keep his side in the La Liga title race...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 5,504 reads 2 comments

  21. 5 Things Ryan Giggs Can Do to 'Put the Smiles Back On' Man Utd Fans' Faces

    Ryan Giggs held his first press conference as Manchester United interim manager on Friday morning, and the Welshman was met with near-universal praise...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 5,889 reads 12 comments

  22. The Most Famous Player of All Time for Top Clubs

    Picking the most famous player from Europe's major club sides is like dipping your hand in the Quality Street tin: There's lots of great choices, other people won't always agree with your selection and you hope you don't get the strawberry one...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 175,255 reads 258 comments

  23. Courtois, Moses and Why the Loan System Needs a Complete Overhaul

    Not so long ago, the loan system was used to give young players on the fringe of a squad some valuable first-team experience elsewhere...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 11,055 reads 28 comments

  24. Real Madrid Show Bayern Munich That Possession Doesn't Win Games

    The Champions League semi-final first legs have now concluded, and we have seen two very different games with one common theme: the use of counter-attack...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 2,314 reads 10 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's U21 Premier League XI

    On Match of the Day in 1995, Alan Hansen famously declared that " you can't win anything with kids ." The Manchester United squad to which he was referring went on to win the league...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 23,823 reads 64 comments