1. Hatching a Tactical Plan for USA to Shackle Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo

    The U.S. will face their toughest test yet in this World Cup campaign when they take on Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal Sunday night...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 5,039 reads 46 comments

  2. Why the US Must Bring Back the 4-2-3-1 Against Portugal on Sunday

    When the final whistle blew and the U.S. had beaten Ghana 2-1, there was great cause for celebration. The hope of escaping the group of death was still alive and the likes of John Brooks had cemented his status as a national hero...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 5,451 reads 30 comments

  3. Everton Keeper Tim Howard's Top 10 USMNT Moments

    Tim Howard is without a doubt one of the most successful and storied players in United States soccer history. For many, he is considered the best to ever play his position. At 35 years old, Howard's career should be slowing down to a close...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 2,668 reads 13 comments

  4. Why Graham Zusi Must Be Handed a Start for USA vs. Portugal

    Despite defeating Ghana 2-1 in their opening match of the World Cup, things definitely did not go as planned for the USMNT ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 7,026 reads 59 comments

  5. Athletic Club Bilbao: Why Borja Viguera Was the Perfect Signing for Los Leones

    Following one of the best seasons in club history, Athletic Club Bilbao have been hard at work this summer preparing the squad for Champions League play...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 3,078 reads 1 comments

  6. Why Clint Dempsey Will Have a Huge World Cup for USA

    The United States will begin their World Cup campaign in less than a week when the Yanks take on Ghana in what will already be their most important match of the group stage...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 4,888 reads 17 comments

  7. Jurgen Klinsmann's World Cup Realism Could Work Against the USMNT

    The United States have absolutely no chance at winning this World Cup. At least, that is what manager Jurgen Klinsmann has said on multiple occasions at this point...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 3,046 reads 29 comments

  8. Why Omar Gonzalez Is USA's Biggest World Cup Headache

    Every squad going to Brazil will have questions and concerns, and Jurgen Klinsmann 's U.S. roster is no different. After leaving out the likes of Landon Donovan and calling up several young players, some have begun to question the manager's decisions.

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 8,122 reads 12 comments

  9. Why USA's 4-4-2 Diamond Formation Will Be Successful at the World Cup

    There was a bit of shock recently when U.S. men's national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann opted for a 4-4-2 "diamond" instead of the 4-2-3-1 that had seen the Americans through qualifying...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 7,907 reads 16 comments

  10. Why Jozy Altidore Ending His Goal Drought Comes at the Perfect Time for the US

    With the World Cup closer than ever, it seems as though everything is finally coming together for the United States men's national team...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 3 months ago 1,995 reads 7 comments

  11. Why Champions League Loss Will Not Taint Atletico Madrid's Season

    Atletico Madrid were mere minutes away from being crowned the kings of Europe when Sergio Ramos headed home the equalizer. Los Colchoneros then saw their hopes crushed as Real Madrid drummed three more goals past Thibaut Courtois in extra time...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 7,044 reads 40 comments

  12. 20 Worst Signings of the 2013/14 La Liga Season

    The La Liga season has finally come to a close, and that means it is time for reflection. While many will be taking a look at the highlights from this year, it is also important to discuss what went wrong...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 7,711 reads 13 comments

  13. Is Luis Enrique the Right Man to Lead Barcelona's Rebuilding Project?

    One of the worst-kept secrets in Spanish football has finally become official. Catalan giants FC Barcelona have announced that former star Luis Enrique has signed a two-year contract to become the club's next manager, replacing Tata Martino...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 14,146 reads 97 comments

  14. Why Atletico Madrid's Title Triumph Is Good for the State of La Liga

    On Saturday night, Atletico Madrid did the unthinkable. Los Colchoneros drew 1-1 with Barcelona at the Camp Nou to finish the season with a total of 90 points and were crowned the champions of Spain...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 10,965 reads 79 comments

  15. Lionel Messi's New Deal Perfectly Timed as Barcelona Bid for Liga Glory

    The entire season has led to this weekend. Despite 37 La Liga matches this year, the title will be officially decided in only 90 minutes as Barcelona host table leaders Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou on Saturday...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 6,762 reads 18 comments

  16. Benfica Curse Continues as Charmed Sevilla Steal Europa League Glory

    Fans were treated to one of the most entertaining matches of the football season on Wednesday night when Spanish side Sevilla defeated Portuguese giants Benfica in penalties to win the Europa League in Turin, Italy...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 935 reads 7 comments

  17. Imagining a Basque National Team Ahead of the World Cup

    The recent re-emergence of Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Sociedad has put Basque football back on the map. The Basque Country, located in Northern Spain, has a population of around 3 million with football in their blood...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 9,591 reads 33 comments

  18. Barcelona Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of May 12

    There is only one match left to play this season, meaning the summer transfer window is about to open. Countless clubs will be looking to strengthen their side, but no club may be quite as active as FC Barcelona ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 35,337 reads 94 comments

  19. Elche 0-0 Barcelona: 6 Things We Learned

    Barcelona played Elche to a scoreless draw on Sunday night to take only one point in their race for the La Liga title...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 months ago 2,399 reads 14 comments

  20. 7 Athletic Club Bilbao Youth Stars That You Should Be Aware Of

    There may not be any youth system in the world quite like that of Athletic Club Bilbao ’s Lezama. Due to Athletic’s Basque-only policy, youth development is vital for the club...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 3,901 reads 6 comments

  21. Barcelona Transfer News and Rumors Tracker: Week of May 5

    There are only a few weeks until the summer transfer window officially opens, and that means rumors will begin popping up everywhere...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 35,821 reads 124 comments

  22. Ranking the 10 Injuries That Had the Biggest Impact on the La Liga Season

    This has been one of the most entertaining La Liga seasons in recent memory. Yet, for every moment of joy, there have been just as many periods of anguish, with injuries playing a big role in how this season played out...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 11,808 reads 41 comments

  23. Neymar, Messi, Bale and Ronaldo Watch: Dropped Points and the Race Is On

    This weekend may have been the most intriguing weekend of the year in La Liga. Both Barcelona and Real Madrid drew at home, while Atletico Madrid slipped up big time losing 2-0 to Levante on the road...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 10,532 reads 32 comments

  24. Barcelona 2-2 Getafe: 6 Things We Learned

    It was not a good night for Barcelona, as the Catalans conceded a late equalizer at the Camp Nou to finish 2-2 with visitors Getafe . The result all but ended the club's title chance, but it was a massive point for Getafe ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 11,091 reads 65 comments

  25. FC Barcelona: How Barcelona Will Line Up Against Getafe on Saturday

    Barcelona will host La Liga rivals Getafe at the Camp Nou on Saturday as the Catalans look to keep pressure on the top of the table. Though there will be several stars missing, La Blaugrana will still field a strong lineup...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 3,026 reads 2 comments