1. 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 10 months ago 304 reads 42 comments

  2. 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 10 months ago 2,683 reads 8 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 1,373 reads 1 comments

  4. 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 11 months ago 3,026 reads 3 comments

  5. 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 11 months ago 2,281 reads 2 comments

  6. 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 11 months ago 23,014 reads 29 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 2,974 reads 1 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 26,917 reads 30 comments

  9. What Does January Transfer Window Teach Us for the Summer?

    The January transfer window was littered with some exciting transfers, but a great deal of the speculation and rumour amounted to nothing...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 6,177 reads 6 comments

  10. 20 African Players Who Look Primed for a Transfer in 2014

    As the January transfer window enters its final few stages, expect the inevitable rush of deadline-day enquiries and panic purchases...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 6,455 reads 4 comments

  11. Diego Costa Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Atletico Madrid Star

    As the January transfer window enters its final furlong, prepare for an intense week of bidding, trading and enquiring...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 2,749 reads 0 comments

  12. Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend: Feat. Bony, Gervinho & Oscar

    It has been yet another engrossing and exciting weekend in football. A number of the sport’s key narratives and subplots developed, while a number of its stars reminded the world ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 1,650 reads 1 comments

  13. Dani Alves and the Top 20 Buccaneering Full-Backs in World Football

    This article profiles the 20 best buccaneering full-backs in world football today. This signifier is perhaps an over-used epithet, but its casual usage doesn’t change the joy ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 49,109 reads 88 comments

  14. Diego Costa Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Atletico Madrid Star

    With a little under two weeks of the transfer window to go, Diego Costa stays an Atletico Madrid player. It remains to be seen, however, whether he will still be at the Estadio Vicente Calderon beyond the end of January...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 5,076 reads 3 comments

  15. What Salomon Kalou Can Bring to Tottenham's Struggling Attack

    The Daily Mirror’s John Cross reported this week that London giants Tottenham Hotspur are looking to make an offer for Lille’s Salomon Kalou in a bid to bring the Ivorian forward back to London...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 months ago 5,238 reads 21 comments

  16. Top 20 Players Who Will Be out of Contract in 2014

    While the January transfer window brings with it the immediate promise of moves that can change the complexion of the major European leagues, it also signals the beginning of a courting period that will last until the summer...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 77,945 reads 64 comments

  17. Diego Costa Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Atletico Madrid Star

    Diego Costa made the headlines last year both for his goalscoring and his protracted nationality switch from Brazilian to Spanish...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 6,649 reads 3 comments

  18. The 5 Greatest African Teams in World Cup History

    Five African sides will head to Brazil looking to etch their names into the tournament’s illustrious history. Ghana, Nigeria, the Cote d’ Ivoire , Algeria and Cameroon would all, surely, be content with a run to the quarter-finals...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 11,208 reads 27 comments

  19. Salah, Kalou, Onazi: 5 African Stars Set for EPL Moves in January

    The January transfer window brings with it intense speculation and endless rumour. A handful of Africa’s finest stars have been caught up in the maelstrom, while a number of ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 4,341 reads 1 comments

  20. Hulk Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Zenit St Petersburg Star

    So, January is upon us, the month when weeks of anticipation and salivation finally become reality or, in the majority of cases, lead to an underwhelming climax...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 4,256 reads 0 comments

  21. 20 African Players to Watch out for in 2014

    This article profiles 20 African players who are set for a big year. This collection is an assembly of stars at very different stages of their respective careers, but each is primed for a big 12 months...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 3,759 reads 5 comments

  22. 5 Young Africans Who Could Star in Brazil

    Five African sides are set to represent the continent at the World Cup in Brazil next summer. These team are at different stages of development, but they all feature exciting young players who can make an impact in Brazil...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 5,712 reads 5 comments

  23. Inter Milan Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 30

    As 2013 comes to a close, Internazionale sit in fifth place in Serie A. The recent derby victory over Milan brought a smile to the faces of Nerazzurri fans, but it masked some of the squad’s failings over the previous months...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 3,269 reads 5 comments

  24. 25 Best African Players of 2013

    This article presents the 25 Best African players of 2013. This feature looks back at the last 12 months and lists those players who stood at the pinnacle of the continent’s sport...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 6,002 reads 22 comments

  25. Picking an African Dream Team of Potential 2014 World Cup Stars

    Five African teams will represent the continent in Brazil at the 2014 World Cup next summer. Among these sides are a number of players capable of stealing the show; the draw has ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 12 months ago 8,301 reads 40 comments