1. Liverpool Risking Champions League Place with Transfer Window No-Show

    Brendan Rodgers will be delighted at getting his Liverpool side back to playing positive football and picking up good results of late, but the improvement at the club doesn't extend ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 10,571 reads 52 comments

  2. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 21: Wins for the Top 3 Again

    Gameweek 21 in Spain's top flight is almost completely over, save for one Monday night fixture. The rest of the weekend action saw some fantastic matches, plenty of goals and some shifting positions in the league table...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,801 reads 27 comments

  3. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of Jan. 30-Feb. 1

    Another weekend of action in the world of football has come and gone, with plenty of teams enjoying big performances and big results, yielding important points in their respective chases to avoid relegation, clinch a European spot or win silverware...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 4,268 reads 14 comments

  4. Southampton vs. Swansea: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Southampton dominated at home against Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday but ended on the wrong end of a 1-0 scoreline after Jonjo Shelvey's late goal...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 682 reads 1 comments

  5. Arsenal vs. Aston Villa: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Arsenal battered Aston Villa by a 5-0 scoreline in the first Premier League match of Sunday afternoon, putting themselves back within striking distance of the top four...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 9,351 reads 29 comments

  6. Southampton vs. Swansea City: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    St. Mary's, Premier League Southampton 0-1 Swansea City (FT) Jonjo Shelvey 82' Sent off: Ryan Bertrand (SOU) Lineups: SOU— Forster, Clyne, Fonte, Yoshida, Bertrand, Reed, S...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,427 reads 15 comments

  7. Arsenal vs. Aston Villa: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Emirates Stadium, Premier League Arsenal 5-0 Aston Villa (FT) Olivier Giroud 7', Mesut Ozil 55', Theo Walcott 63', Santi Cazorla penalty 74', Hector Bellerin 90'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 23,772 reads 107 comments

  8. Why Champions League Berth Is a Must for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool

    Brendan Rodgers watched his Liverpool side create chances but fail to score against Chelsea in the Capital One Cup semi-final on Tuesday, a recurring theme throughout the season ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,245 reads 25 comments

  9. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend of Jan. 30-Feb. 1

    Another weekend of football is almost upon us, with the last of the big European leagues—the Bundesliga—ready to rejoin us after an extended winter break...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,264 reads 25 comments

  10. 6 Storylines to Follow in La Liga for Weekend of Jan. 31 to Feb. 2

    Spanish football has dominated most of the second part of the week with cup football and another weekend of Liga action is just around the corner, with some fantastic matches set to take place and some intriguing storylines within Gameweek 21...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,707 reads 56 comments

  11. Why Luis Figo Is Ideal Challenger to Sepp Blatter as FIFA President

    On Wednesday, CNN exclusively revealed that former Real Madrid and Barcelona winger Luis Figo plans to stand for the role of FIFA president, as the numbers of opposition to Sepp Blatter winning another term in office continued to grow...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 2,679 reads 13 comments

  12. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend of Jan. 24-26

    It's time for our regular roundup of the players and managers around the world game who have come under scrutiny or pressure of late, through results, occurrences or performances...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,053 reads 5 comments

  13. La Liga Player Rankings After Gameweek 20, January 24-26

    Into the second half of the season we go in Spain, with the most recent round of fixtures giving us Matchweek 20. Even the two sides having a game in hand—Real Madrid and Sevilla—have now completed half of their seasonal fixtures...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,867 reads 52 comments

  14. Diego Simeone Must Finally Beat Barcelona for Atletico's Trophy Surge to Go on

    Diego Simeone took over as Atletico Madrid boss in the winter break of 2011-12 season, with the capital-city club ambling around pointlessly in midtable at the time...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,083 reads 24 comments

  15. Capital One Cup Success Would Give Brendan Rodgers More Power at Liverpool

    Brendan Rodgers is preparing to take his Liverpool team into a Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Chelsea on Tuesday night, claiming his side is ready for the challenge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 3,058 reads 2 comments

  16. La Liga Team of the Week for Jan. 24-26: Neymar and Messi Shine for Barcelona

    Another match week has passed in Spain, with the form guide staying true to itself this time around: mainly wins at the top, mainly defeats at the bottom of the league table...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,251 reads 41 comments

  17. Jose Mourinho Has No Credible Reason to Claim "Lack of Depth" at Chelsea

    An FA Cup defeat for Chelsea to League One side Bradford City at the weekend was a thrilling example of the enduring ludicrous nature of cup competitions, but it was hardly a ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,795 reads 39 comments

  18. La Liga Winners and Losers from Game Week 20, January 24-26

    Into the second half of the 2014-15 La Liga campaign in Spain, another full game week in the top flight brought the usual glut of goals and glorious performances—but also a host of exciting matches, unexpected scenes and late changes of fortune...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,209 reads 48 comments

  19. Top 10 Performances from Around the World After Weekend of Jan. 23-25

    Another fantastic weekend of world football action came to a close on Sunday night with big games in Italy and Spain, but even before then we had seen our fill of surprising results, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 14,267 reads 20 comments

  20. 5 Biggest Blunders in World Football This Weekend of Jan. 24-25

    Our regular blunders feature is back this weekend, as we take in some of the biggest mistakes, errors and moments of madness around the game over the past couple of days...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,184 reads 9 comments

  21. Eric Cantona and 20 Crazy Red Cards in World Football History

    Sunday marks the anniversary of a moment that many in football would rather forget and others argue over the rights or wrongs of the situation: Eric Cantona's red card and subsequent kung-fu kick attack on a Crystal Palace supporter...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,395 reads 6 comments

  22. Elche vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Barcelona survived a tough opening period of the match to run out more-than-comfortable winners at Elche in La Liga on Saturday, eventually crushing their opponents 6-0...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 15,095 reads 111 comments

  23. Cordoba vs. Real Madrid: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Real Madrid left it late but eventually overcame a determined Cordoba team by a 2-1 scoreline in La Liga on Saturday. The game had incidents throughout, starting in the second minute when Sergio Ramos handled inside the area...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,168 reads 6 comments

  24. Elche vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero, La Liga Elche 0-6 Barcelona (FT) Gerard Pique 35', Lionel Messi pen 55', 87' Neymar 68' 71', Pedro 90'. Sent-off: Faycal Fajr (ELC)...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 25,407 reads 183 comments

  25. Cordoba vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    Estadio Nuevo Arcangel, La Liga Cordoba 1-2 Real Madrid (FT) Nabil Ghilas pen 2', Karim Benzema 27', Gareth Bale pen 87'. Sent-off: Cristiano Ronaldo (RMA), Fede Cartabia (COR)...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 20,078 reads 140 comments