1. Defenders to Watch During the Coming Ligue 1 Season

    This article profiles the finest defenders in the French Ligue 1. The league is only two games old, but already familiar fault lines have been drawn...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 1,439 reads 1 comments

  2. Barcelona vs. Levante: 5 Things We Learned

    Barcelona tore apart Levante in their opening La Liga clash, beating them 7-0 before a delighted Nou Camp crowd...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 9,019 reads 89 comments

  3. Barcelona Open La Liga with a 7-0 Demolition of Levante

    La Liga—Camp Nou, Barcelona. BARCELONA 7-0 LEVANTE Goals—Sanchez, Messi (x2), Alves, Pedro (x2), Xavi The Gerardo Martino era at Barcelona began with a bang as his charges tear apart Levante at the Camp Nou...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 6,446 reads 33 comments

  4. Ranking the Early World Cup 2014 Favourites Before the Season Starts

    Media focus may currently be on the opening fixtures of Europe’s major leagues, but the recent swathe of international friendlies have reminded everyone of the looming prospect of the 2014 World Cup...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 9,782 reads 96 comments

  5. 6 Men Who Changed the Course of Football History

    This article profiles six men who changed the course of football history. These figures may not enjoy the profiles of today’s stars, but each deserves a spot in our affections ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 4,038 reads 9 comments

  6. Predicting the Champions, Runners-Up & Relegated Teams from Europe's Top Leagues

    With Europe’s top leagues bubbling into action, Bleacher Report takes a look at Europe’s five major leagues and predicts the key figures likely to be operating at the top and the bottom of each table...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 11,162 reads 100 comments

  7. 5 Liverpool Players Who Need to Have a Big Season Following Celtic Defeat

    Brendan Rodgers will hope that Liverpool ’s friendly defeat to Celtic is the nadir of what is proving to be a testing summertime...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 12,937 reads 26 comments

  8. Top 5 Football Stadia for Fan Atmosphere in World Football

    There are few greater sights in sport than a capacity crowd roaring on their beloved heroes in unison. The world game has an impressive collection of footballing cathedrals, bastions ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 1,881 reads 7 comments

  9. Asia and the EPL: How a Continent Fell in Love with the Premier League

    It’s no coincidence that Premier League teams invest so much time and money in Asian territories during the preseason. Asia offers an enormous market for the Premier League product and has emerged as an invaluable revenue stream for EPL sides...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 6,057 reads 25 comments

  10. AIK Fotboll vs. Manchester United: 5 Things We Learned

    Manchester United clashed with AIK Fotboll at the Friends Arena in Stockholm in a pre season friendly on Tuesday night...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 7,599 reads 21 comments

  11. Imagining a Bound for Glory Series Using the WWE Roster

    The Bound for Glory Series has become a valuable asset for TNA, but what if the WWE were to present a similar concept using their current roster? The TNA team have long impressed ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 27,771 reads 125 comments

  12. Rooney, Khedira, Gustavo: Scouting Some of Chelsea's Proposed Summer Signings

    Few clubs generate as much interest and intrigue come the transfer window as Chelsea . Even before owner Roman Abramovich’s takeover and subsequent era of decadence, the West ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 6,602 reads 42 comments

  13. Emirates Cup: What to Expect from Galatasaray

    The Emirates Cup kicks off on August 3 when four of Europe’s giants will compete in one of the summer’s most prestigious friendly competitions...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 2,708 reads 7 comments

  14. Didier Drogba Return Talk Is Tantalising for Chelsea

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho raised a few eyebrows when he announced that he "expects" Didier Drogba to return to Stamford Bridge one day...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 16,117 reads 32 comments

  15. Scouting Nacer Chadli: Tottenham's Summer Signing from FC Twente

    Nacer Chadli may not be the glamour signing that Spurs fans have been craving this summer, but the Belgian-Moroccan winger has all the potential to be a valuable asset to the Lilywhites ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 8,575 reads 5 comments

  16. John Obi Mikel: What Went Wrong for Nigeria Midfielder at Chelsea?

    This article looks at Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, exploring the uncertainty that surrounds his current role at Chelsea, and recalling the future that was once expected of him...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 20,578 reads 164 comments

  17. 6 Uncapped African Players Who Could Flourish at the 2014 Brazil World Cup

    This article profiles six uncapped African players who have the potential to flourish at the World Cup in Brazil next summer. World Cup years always have the capacity to shape the landscape of international football...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 1,581 reads 3 comments

  18. 6 Best Australian Soccer Players of All-Time

    This article celebrates Australian Soccer and lists the six greatest Aussie players of all time. Almost all of these men have featured in World Cups and many have graced the upper echelons of British and European football...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 19,977 reads 9 comments

  19. Why Qatar 2022 Won't Be the Disaster Fans Think It Will

    Despite being nine years away, the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has already received lashings of criticism. Over the coming seasons, major decisions are to be made about the competition, ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 6,267 reads 49 comments

  20. Who Are African Football's Answers to Messi?

    This article chronicles some of the African players considered to have been the continent’s answers to football’s demi -deity Lionel Messi ...

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  21. African Players Who Could Be Set to Move This Summer

    This exciting summer transfer window has already seen a number of major deals including African players. This article looks forward to five more superstars who may make a move in the coming months...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 1,391 reads 0 comments

  22. Christian Benteke Leads African-Born Stars Set to Take Premier League by Storm

    The Premier League has long had a reputation for showcasing the finest young African talent in the world. While players often begin their European careers in Belgium or Holland, the ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 3,453 reads 11 comments

  23. Eric Abidal: Why Former Barcelona Man Will Be a Success at Monaco

    Many were surprised when, on May 30, Barcelona announced they were severing ties with their experienced French defender Eric Abidal . Both player and club had experienced a lot together...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 1,933 reads 3 comments

  24. 10 African Stars with a Point to Prove Next Season

    The new season will soon be upon us, and in leagues across the world players are setting expectations for themselves and planning their own narratives for the coming 12 months...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 2,105 reads 5 comments

  25. Russia 2018: Guide to the Potential World Cup Stadia

    While the footballing world fascinates and frets about Brazil and her World Cup stadia , Bleacher Report looks forward to a future tournament. In 2018, Russia are set to host the globe’s greatest sporting competition...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 2,400 reads 4 comments