1. The 10 Young African Players the Top Clubs Should Be Targeting in January

    This article profiles 10 Young African Players that the top clubs should be targeting in January. Not all of these players would be able to make an instant impact, but all at least have potential to be nurtured into top-level competitors...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 2,346 reads 8 comments

  2. 5 Reasons Shinji Kagawa Should Leave Manchester United

    Recently, Bleacher Report has published a glut of articles looking at Shinji Kagawa, exploring what the Japanese playmaker needs to do to realise his potential or ways that Manchester United can finally unlock his limitless potential ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 12,188 reads 59 comments

  3. Power Ranking Top 10 Ligue 1 Strikers

    The recent moneyed additions to Ligue 1, as well as the splurge of unlikely but thoroughly enchanting champions, have revived the image of the French top flight and renewed interest in its clubs and characters...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 1,522 reads 3 comments

  4. 10 African Unknowns Who Should Be January Transfer Targets

    This article profiles 10 African players who should be January transfer targets for Premier League sides. “When the winter’s in full swing and your dreams just aren’t coming true, ain’t it funny what you’ll do...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 4,019 reads 11 comments

  5. Japan's Shinji Okazaki Can Be a Surprise Star at World Cup 2014

    The World Cup has an endearing habit for throwing up surprises and for hurling new and unexpected stars into our living rooms and into the communal global footballing psyche...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 3,569 reads 10 comments

  6. 25 Best Managers in World Football Right Now

    This list runs down the 25 best managers in world football right now. In compiling this piece, I have considered past achievements, current status and overall reputation to collect ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 115,996 reads 131 comments

  7. The 50 Greatest African Players of All Time

    This article profiles the 50 greatest African players in history. In compiling into this list I have considered players from the last 100 years, both those who represented African ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 33,139 reads 119 comments

  8. Team-by-Team Guide to the African World Cup Play-Offs

    The second round of African World Cup Qualifying has come to an end and the 10 group winners have progressed to the playoffs...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 4,729 reads 6 comments

  9. Bordeaux vs. PSG: 6 Things We Learned

    French giants Paris Saint-Germain beat Bordeaux 2-0 to go to the top of Ligue 1, one point ahead of rivals Monaco...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 1,356 reads 4 comments

  10. 20 Greatest World Cup Goals

    This article explores the 20 greatest World Cup goals in history. There are many pieces out there that present the most wondrous goals on a purely aesthetic basis, based on technique, finesse, power or unpredictability...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 40,006 reads 64 comments

  11. Imagining the Impact of an African Team's World Cup Win

    Earlier this month my colleague Joe Tansey wrote a feature, Imagining the Impact of a United States World Cup Win ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 6,963 reads 36 comments

  12. Quotes of the Week

    From a derby weekend to a whole batch of World Cup qualifiers, it has been another relentless week in world football...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 5,091 reads 1 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 20 Young African Talents in the World Right Now

    This article ranks the top 20 young African talents in the world right now. The continent’s football is coming under the spotlight once again, with seven of the 10 CAF World ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 18,240 reads 41 comments

  14. The 5 Worst French Ligue 1 Transfers

    In this article, Bleacher Report takes a look at Ligue 1’s worst transfers during the summer window...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 2,217 reads 1 comments

  15. The 5 Best Ligue 1 Transfers

    This article looks at the five best transfers in the French Ligue 1 during the summer window. Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco may have stolen all of the international ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 2,172 reads 1 comments

  16. Best Stadiums to Be an Away Fan In

    This article profiles some of the best stadiums for away fans. In compiling this list, I have tried as much as possible to bring my own experience to the table...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 3,749 reads 11 comments

  17. Quotes of the Week

    It has been another busy week in world football. Key results have been secured, dramatic transfer stories have been commonplace, and once again, the key narratives likely to shape the season have been further crystallised and enforced...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 57,265 reads 11 comments

  18. Rough Guide to Every Team in the Champions League Group Stage

    This article profiles the 32 teams to have qualified for the Champions League Group Stage. The identities of all the sides have now been confirmed and all that remains is for the four pots of clubs to be sorted into eight groups...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 year ago 11,437 reads 180 comments

  19. Power Ranking the Top 5 French Ligue 1 Goalkeepers

    This article ranks the five finest goalkeepers in the French top flight, Ligue 1. The influx of money into the league, via Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco, has increased the profile ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 6,236 reads 3 comments

  20. Hottest Liverpool Transfer Rumours

    Liverpool may have acted early to secure some deals in the transfer window, but there are still key areas of the Reds’ first team that require improvement...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 4,997 reads 1 comments

  21. Ranking the Top 20 Young Brazilian Talents in the World Right Now

    This article ranks the finest young Brazilian talents in the game of world football today. The nation is a fine producer of excellent players, with a long history and a broad talent base to select from...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 36,772 reads 71 comments

  22. Shinji Kagawa: Where the Japanese Star Fits in for Moyes at Manchester United

    This article examines Manchester United ’s Japanese superstar Shinji Kagawa and explores his imminent future at this, the opening of the new season...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 11,676 reads 50 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 1,489 reads 1 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 9,042 reads 89 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 6,485 reads 33 comments