1. Brendan Rodgers Must Ring Champions League Changes Then Stick by Top Performers

    Liverpool take on Ludogorets in a key Champions League fixture on Wednesday night, knowing that they realistically need to take a positive result to keep alive their hopes of reaching the knock-out stages of the competition...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,254 reads 10 comments

  2. La Liga Player Rankings After Gameweek 12, November 21-24

    International football is done with, and it's domestic action from here on out for the rest of the calendar year, with La Liga providing some fantastic viewing once again this weekend...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 14,066 reads 61 comments

  3. The 25 Most Iconic Kits in the History of Football

    Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the first time that Liverpool FC opted to switch to an all-red kit, which would go on to become synonymous with the club which has lifted Europe's ...

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  4. How Brendan Rodgers Can Restore Raheem Sterling's Form for Liverpool

    Liverpool suffered a fourth successive loss in all competitions at the weekend as Crystal Palace came from behind to defeat the Reds 3-1 in the Premier League, leaving the Merseyside team floundering in the bottom half of the table...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,822 reads 4 comments

  5. Who Is Hot and Who Is Not in World Football After Weekend of November 22-24

    As domestic football reclaimed its rightful place as the weekend focus following the last international break of 2014, we took a look around the biggest leagues in the game to pick out our choices for this week's "Hot or Not" column...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 6,253 reads 9 comments

  6. Issues Liverpool Must Address Ahead of Champions League Tie vs. Ludogorets

    SELHURST PARK, LONDON— Liverpool suffered a 3-1 defeat at Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday, succumbing to a fourth straight defeat in all competitions despite taking a very early lead in the game...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 5,915 reads 29 comments

  7. La Liga Team for Weekend of Nov. 21-23: Messi Breaks La Liga Record

    After the recent international break, La Liga returned to action over the weekend for a classic round of matches and action during which the top three all won and the bottom seven all failed to do so...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,148 reads 83 comments

  8. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of November 20-23

    With domestic football everybody's focus after the international break, plenty of clubs put in top-class performances to pick up vital wins in a range of competitions and leagues this weekend...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,455 reads 17 comments

  9. Tracking Performances of Real Madrid, Barcelona Stars After Weekend Nov. 22-23

    Another weekend has passed by in La Liga, with Barcelona and Real Madrid both picking up victories in their first match back in domestic action after the international break...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,877 reads 132 comments

  10. Barcelona vs. Sevilla: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Barcelona beat Sevilla 5-1 at the Camp Nou on Saturday evening to close the gap on leaders Real Madrid on a night which saw Lionel Messi break La Liga's goalscoring record. The No...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 14,551 reads 114 comments

  11. Manchester City vs. Swansea: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Manchester City had to come from behind and work hard for an eventual 2-1 win over Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon...

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  12. Barcelona vs. Sevilla: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    Camp Nou, La Liga Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla (FT) Lionel Messi 20', Jordi Alba own goal 46', Neymar 48', Ivan Rakitic 62', Lionel Messi 72', Lionel Messi 77'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 16,952 reads 178 comments

  13. Manchester City vs. Swansea: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Etihad Stadium, Premier League Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City (FT) Wilfried Bony 8', Stevan Jovetic 18', Yaya Toure 62'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 7,232 reads 18 comments

  14. Arsene Wenger Must Mastermind Arsenal Win over Man United to Relieve Pressure

    The big Premier League game of the weekend sees Arsenal host Manchester United , a fixture which at the turn of the century might have been billed as a titanic title tussle but ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,288 reads 9 comments

  15. New Deal for Veteran Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon Is No Juventus Gamble

    Juventus and Italy No. 1 goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is set to extend his stay with the Turin giants until 2017, after signing a new deal to take him up to 39 years of age...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,721 reads 2 comments

  16. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend of November 21-24

    The international break is over, and the world of football is preparing to settle back into its more regular routine of domestic action, with all the top leagues around the globe resuming this weekend...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 23,298 reads 13 comments

  17. 20 Players Whose Record Is Better for Country Than for Club

    The recent international break has brought with it plenty of big performances from key players for various nations, which often bring with them frustrated sighs from fans of club football, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 11,043 reads 19 comments

  18. Real Madrid and Spain Reaping Rewards of Keeping Faith with Iker Casillas

    One of the most capped players in the history of international football, a captain of club and country, a multiple La Liga winner, a World Cup winner and indeed the man who lifted ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,408 reads 5 comments

  19. Why Wayne Rooney Can't Be an England Legend Even If He Breaks Goalscoring Record

    Wayne Rooney scored three more goals for England in their two matches over the final international break of the calendar year, taking himself to 46 goals at that level all told—just three shy of the record held by Bobby Charlton...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,135 reads 27 comments

  20. Hot-Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After International Break

    International week is done and dusted and as players prepare to return to their domestic clubs, we take stock of the fallout from the latest batch of friendlies and competitive matches between nations...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 19,661 reads 3 comments

  21. How Bayern Munich Will Cope with 3-Month Injury Absence of Philipp Lahm

    Bayern Munich received something of a boost after the 2014 FIFA World Cup when captain Philipp Lahm opted to bow out at the top and retire from international ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,005 reads 3 comments

  22. Spain vs. Germany: Score, Grades and Reaction from International Friendly

    The last two winners of the FIFA World Cup met in friendly action on Tuesday night, with Spain hosting Germany in Vigo ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,051 reads 32 comments

  23. Belarus vs. Mexico: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    The international friendly fixture between Belarus and Mexico provided a dramatic second 45 minutes and an eventual 3-2 scoreline on Tuesday evening...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,255 reads 3 comments

  24. Spain vs. Germany: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

    Estadio de Balaidos, International Friendly Spain 0-1 Germany (FT) Toni Kroos 88'. Lineups: ESP— Casillas; Azpilicueta, Pique, Ramos, Bernat; Raul Garcia, Busquets, Bruno, Isco; Morata, Nolito...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 17,752 reads 34 comments

  25. Belarus vs. Mexico: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

    Borisov Arena, International Friendly Belarus 3-2 Mexico (FT) Raul Jimenez 48', Sergey Kislyak 50', Raul Jimenez 53', Mikalay Signevich 55', Pavel Nyakhychyk 78'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 12,815 reads 9 comments