1. Ranking the Top 20 Africans to Play in La Liga

    La Liga doesn ’t quite have a tradition of African players like the Premier League or Ligue 1 for example, however, several of the continent’s favourite sons have starred in the Spanish top flight...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 3 months ago 6,858 reads 8 comments

  2. 20 PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Players Who Went on to Big Things

    Ahead of Sunday’s clash between Dutch giants PSV and Feyenoord , Bleacher Report present the definitive list of 20 players who left either club before going onto great things...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 3 months ago 4,728 reads 11 comments

  3. 10 Big-Name Africans in Danger of Missing the World Cup

    We are now less than 70 days away from the World Cup, and the question of participation is growing ever sharper as national coaches begin to finalise their selections and rule players out or in...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 7,553 reads 9 comments

  4. 5 Players to Follow Nabil Bentaleb in Representing Africa in the World Cup

    Ahead of a major tournament such as a World Cup or an African Cup of Nations competition, there is a natural impulse of international managers to try and recruit the best possible squad of those players available to them...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 5,011 reads 5 comments

  5. Unheralded Africans Who Can Break Out at the World Cup

    Extensive coverage ahead of the 2014 World Cup focuses on the stars of the African game; the Yaya Toures, Samuel Eto’os and Didier Drogbas of the sport...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 3,372 reads 2 comments

  6. African Football's 40 Most Memorable World Cup Moments

    This feature presents the 40 most memorable moments in the history of Africa nations' participation in World Cups...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 2,317 reads 4 comments

  7. 5 Africans Who May Decide the Destiny of the European Continental Competition

    Europe’s continental club competitions have each come down to the final eight contenders. The round of 16 in both the Champions League and the Europa League were hotly contested, ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 1,033 reads 1 comments

  8. Ranking the Top 20 Africans to Play in the Premier League

    This article celebrates the top 20 Africans to have featured in the Premier League. Throughout the last 22 years, many of the continent's stars have graced the English top flight. This feature recognises the cream of the crop...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 1,159 reads 7 comments

  9. How Much Is Manchester City Midfielder Yaya Toure Worth Based on Form in 2014?

    This summer, perhaps more so than ever, the world’s biggest and richest teams will be in the market for a player who can influence and alter the complexion of football’s elite matches and major contests...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 months ago 9,617 reads 30 comments

  10. Ibrahimovic and Cavani: Ligue 1 Stars Together Again

    During the last round of Ligue 1 fixtures, Paris Saint-Germain secured a vital victory against bitter rivals Olympique Marseille ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 2,022 reads 0 comments

  11. Why Lacina Traore Will Give Everton a Late-Season Push

    Everton are one of several Premier League sides who look desperate for a late-season push. In Lacina Traore , the Blues might just have the man to provide it...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 933 reads 0 comments

  12. Mexico vs. Nigeria: 6 Things We Learned

    For Stephen Keshi and Nigeria, the friendly against Mexico represented a major step on the road to the 2014 World Cup...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 3,543 reads 17 comments

  13. Key Concerns for Africa's World Cup 5 Following Mid-Week Friendlies

    A big year began here as Africa’s five World Cup-bound sides kicked off their preparations for Brazil with a round of international friendlies. Each of the quintet will be able to pick out both positives and the negatives from their performances...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 502 reads 6 comments

  14. 5 Things Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Should Experiment with vs. Mexico

    Nigeria’s upcoming friendly match with Mexico provides an invaluable opportunity for Stephen Keshi to assess his options ahead of the World Cup...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 6,840 reads 4 comments

  15. Predicting a Post-Chelsea Future for Samuel Eto'o

    Samuel Eto’o’s hop, skip and jump towards the Chelsea exit door may well have been accelerated this last week...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 6,669 reads 18 comments

  16. Roberto Carlos and Players with the 10 Hardest Shots in Football History

    This article celebrates the players with the hardest shots in football. Men like Roberto Carlos may not be regular finishers, consistent match-winners or star players, but they are all known for their powerful shots...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 7,445 reads 6 comments

  17. Where Didier Drogba Ranks Alongside Africa's 20 Best Strikers

    Once again, Didier Drogba looks primed to steal the headlines of another big European night involving Chelsea Football Club...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 2,973 reads 15 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 Players Who Have the Strongest Mental Game

    This article profiles the 10 players in world football today who have the strongest mental games. To assess a player’s "mental game," I have considered several qualities such ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 200 reads 42 comments

  19. 5 Africans Who Could Have a Big Influence in the Continental Cups

    Continental football returned to our screens and our attention this week with a bang. The first batch of Champions League last 16 games produced some fine football and some dominant ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 2,624 reads 11 comments

  20. 12 African Veterans Who Would Be Great Fits for MLS Teams

    The development of Major League Soccer has been due, in no small part, to the successful integration and contributions of designated players who have come to America to be part of a new project or to sample life in a different environment...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 1,234 reads 1 comments

  21. Winners and Losers from Nigeria Squad to Face Mexico

    Nigerian fans awaited the announcement of the Super Eagles squad to face Mexico with great anticipation. The World Cup is fast approaching, and national team manager Stephen Keshi ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 2,953 reads 3 comments

  22. Why Lacina Traore Will Be a Big Hit at Everton

    Everton boss Roberto Martinez has been praised , quite rightly, for his summer transfer dealings. The former Wigan manager wasn’t shy to turn to the market during his maiden ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 2,139 reads 2 comments

  23. Ranking the World's 20 Most Historic Football Stadiums

    While, quite naturally, the players, the managers and the teams in our beloved sport tend to generate the majority of the headlines and steal the vast proportion of the attention, ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 22,479 reads 29 comments

  24. 25 Youngsters Who Could Make Late Push for a Place in an African World Cup Squad

    As the World Cup draws near, international managers begin to finalise the make-up of their squads. The tournament has, over the years, become a fine platform upon which the globe’s ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 2,892 reads 1 comments

  25. Ranking the 20 Worst Transfers of the January Transfer Window

    This article profiles the 20 worst transfers of the January transfer window. Naturally, there is no exact science to this process and indeed, Bleacher Report fully expects that a number ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 26,750 reads 30 comments