1. Why Barcelona Were Wrong to Reject Long-Distance Preseason Tours

    The new season is approaching fast and teams are working hard to prepare for the grueling months ahead. Every club have their own opinion on how to prepare for the next campaign, but some decisions can also a bit questionable...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 9,308 reads 36 comments

  2. Nice 1-1 Barcelona: What Luis Enrique Learned in Preseason Friendly

    FC Barcelona played French side Nice to a 1-1 draw on Saturday in the club's second preseason friendly of the summer. While it wasn't the best showing from the Catalans, there were moments of excitement for the fans tuning in...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 17,959 reads 44 comments

  3. Predicting How Much Playing Time Xavi Will Get for Barcelona in 2014/15

    Xavi is a living Barcelona legend. The midfield maestro has won nearly everything there is, and at 34 years old, he is likely entering his last season with the Catalan giants...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 11,663 reads 34 comments

  4. Why Barcelona, and Not Real Madrid, Deserve to Be Favourites to Win La Liga

    The comparisons have already begun. After a long summer that isn't finished yet, fans and pundits alike are already pitting Barcelona and Real Madrid against each other as favorites to win the La Liga trophy...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 36,757 reads 279 comments

  5. 10 Bold Predictions for Luis Enrique's Debut Season with Barcelona

    The Luis Enrique era has begun at FC Barcelona and his debut season at the helm is about to kick off. There are many questions that must be answered, but the club firmly believes that the former Celta Vigo boss is the right man for the job...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 22,412 reads 87 comments

  6. What Barcelona Fans Should Expect from Alen Halilovic This Season

    Barcelona made a huge statement for the future by signing Croatian midfielder Alen Halilovic in May 2014...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 32,951 reads 33 comments

  7. Why Neymar's Injury Could Help Barcelona Later This Season

    While it is certain that new signing Luis Suarez will not be available to play for quite a while, the situation of Neymar is almost as worrying...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 32,570 reads 46 comments

  8. 10 Reasons Why Barcelona Can Win the 2014/15 Champions League

    It has been several years since Barcelona last lifted the Champions League trophy. The once unbeatable Catalan giants eventually became human, but it is time to rise again...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 23,275 reads 75 comments

  9. Will Spain's Poor World Cup Form Affect Barcelona's Core?

    Spain entered the 2014 World Cup looking to defend their title, but things could not have turned out more odd. La Roja were trounced in their opening match against the Netherlands, before losing to Chile and not even making it out of the group...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 7,069 reads 40 comments

  10. Recreativo 0-1 Barcelona: 6 Things We Learned

    Barcelona are undefeated under new manager Luis Enrique, though they have only played one match, which was a friendly. Regardless, their 1-0 victory over Recreativo Huelva was a nice transition into the new season...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 27,640 reads 78 comments

  11. Why Gerard Deulofeu Is Ready to Make an Impact at Barcelona

    Gerard Deulofeu may very well be the most hyped player to come out of La Masia since Lionel Messi ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 10,547 reads 25 comments

  12. What Barcelona Must Do Until Luis Suarez and Neymar Are Available to Play

    Because of Luis Suarez 's ban, it will be quite a while before Barcelona are able to gain from their high-profile transfer...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 15,079 reads 20 comments

  13. Barcelona Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 14

    Now that the World Cup has finally come to a thrilling close, clubs all across the globe will be looking to put the final touches on their squads before the new season begins...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 41,304 reads 70 comments

  14. Predicting the USMNT Squad for the 2018 World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup is now in the rear-view mirror for the U.S. men's national team, but preparing for the future starts now. World Cup 2018 is not too far down the road, and the USMNT will be looking to have an even better showing in Russia...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 5 months ago 35,294 reads 173 comments

  15. 10 Defining Moments in USMNT's 2014 World Cup Campaign

    The United States men's national soccer team captured the hearts of millions at the 2014 World Cup before being eliminated by Belgium. As we look back at the U.S...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 months ago 5,133 reads 12 comments

  16. 10 Biggest Mistakes USA Made at 2014 World Cup Finals

    The United States men's national soccer team had a brilliant run in the 2014 World Cup, escaping the group and standing face-to-face with some of the game's best teams. Regardless, the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 months ago 21,573 reads 151 comments

  17. What Reaching the Quarter-Finals of the World Cup Would Mean for the US

    World Cup fever continues to spread across America, and the U.S. men's national team prepares to meet Belgium on Tuesday. On the line is a trip to the quarter-finals, and with it, the belief that U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 months ago 7,392 reads 12 comments

  18. Jurgen Klinsmann's USA Should Have No Fear of Belgium

    The "Group of Death" has been conquered, and now the US men's national team are set to do battle with Belgium on Tuesday to keep their World Cup hopes alive. Many expected Belgium to be a dark horse in this tournament, but the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 months ago 23,973 reads 152 comments

  19. Why Jurgen Klinsmann's Decision to Leave out Landon Donovan Has Been Justified

    When Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 23-man World Cup roster back in late May, there was only one topic of discussion: Landon Donovan was not on the list. From there, the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 months ago 11,036 reads 112 comments

  20. Michael Bradley Must Turn His World Cup Form Around Against Germany

    It has already been an incredible World Cup for the U.S. men's national team, who now have one foot in the next round as they head into their last group stage match against Germany...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 months ago 7,567 reads 22 comments

  21. Why the USMNT Is 2 World Cups Away from Being a Contender

    As the U.S. men's national soccer team prepare to face off with Germany in the last match of the group stage, there is a great deal of hope that reaching the next round is possible...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 months ago 5,207 reads 34 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 5,082 reads 46 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 5,529 reads 30 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 2,772 reads 13 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 7,153 reads 59 comments