1. La Liga Player Rankings After Game Week 19, January, 16-18

    Welcome back to our latest edition of La Liga's player rankings, as we update our standings following the latest round of top flight games in Spain—which marked the halfway point of the 2014-15 season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 16,734 reads 80 comments

  2. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend of Jan. 17-18

    After another weekend of intense action in the football world, we have our usual run-down of the underachievers and the under-pressure individuals to get through, both those in the dugout and those on the pitch...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,042 reads 2 comments

  3. Italian Legend Gennaro Gattuso Hopes Scotland Stint Can Boost Managerial Profile

    One of the most recognisable sights in European football in the 2000s was Italian midfield general Gennaro Gattuso sprinting, snarling and shouting his way into challenges and referees' notebooks...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 5,975 reads 2 comments

  4. La Liga Team of the Week: Lionel Messi Hat-Trick Secures a Spot

    La Liga is now halfway through the 2014-15 season after the weekend's matches saw almost every side reach the 19 tally—just Real Madrid and Sevilla have a game in hand...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,240 reads 5 comments

  5. Daniel Sturridge Can Fit into Liverpool's 3-4-3 Alongside Other Key Attackers

    Daniel Sturridge is back from his rehab work in America and, now in the final stages of recovering from his long injury lay-off, is expected to make an appearance for Liverpool some time in January...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 16,361 reads 11 comments

  6. Bigger Clubs Who Might Be Tempted by Bojan Krkic's Return to Form

    One of the more eyebrow-raising transfers of the summer window was that of Stoke City signing former Barcelona prodigy Bojan Krkic , with the one-cap starlet falling severely off the radar after failed spells at Roma, AC Milan and Ajax...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 10,458 reads 14 comments

  7. Top 10 Performances from Around the World After Weekend of Jan. 16-18

    Another weekend of top-level football action has come and gone, with a number of quality performances yielding big, impressive or unexpected results in the various competitions taking place...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 24,134 reads 27 comments

  8. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 19: Another Lionel Messi Hat-Trick

    Now officially halfway through the season, the state of play in La Liga makes for exciting reading, with the competition wide open on all fronts: title chase, European spots and relegation battle...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 12,968 reads 32 comments

  9. Ranking Every Season of Steven Gerrard's Liverpool Career

    Steven Gerrard is playing out the final months of his long Liverpool career in 2014-15 before he heads to MLS to play for LA Galaxy...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,005 reads 12 comments

  10. 5 Biggest Blunders in World Football This Weekend of Jan. 17-18

    Welcome back to our weekly list that nobody wants to feature on: the biggest blunders of the weekend, this time taking on a bit of a theme. Sometimes, we've focused on same-league players; others, only goalkeepers or striker misses...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 12,838 reads 20 comments

  11. Aston Villa vs. Liverpool: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Liverpool beat Aston Villa 2-0 at Villa Park in the Premier League on Saturday, gaining a measure of revenge for the Anfield defeat earlier in the season and pushing themselves another step closer to the top four in the process...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,376 reads 25 comments

  12. Aston Villa vs. Liverpool: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Villa Park, Premier League Aston Villa 0-2 Liverpool (FT) Fabio Borini 24', Rickie Lambert 79'. Lineups: AST— Guzan, Hutton, Okore, Baker, Cissokho, Sanchez, Westwood, Delph, Cleverley, Agbonlahor, Benteke...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,488 reads 54 comments

  13. Jordan Henderson Must Own Centre of Liverpool Midfield as Steven Gerrard Departs

    As Steven Gerrard gears up for his final months in a Liverpool shirt, speculation has naturally arisen over who will take his place in the Reds side—not just as captain, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,845 reads 31 comments

  14. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend of January 16-19

    Another weekend in world football is fast approaching, with several big games of interest set to take place around the globe—and plenty of players attracting attention within those matches...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 17,940 reads 17 comments

  15. 6 Storylines to Follow in La Liga for Weekend of Jan. 16-18

    Another weekend of football action in Spain is quickly rolling around, with the matches taking place between Friday and Sunday marking the halfway stage of the 2014-15 season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,777 reads 2 comments

  16. Roberto Martinez Everton Criticism Comes Without Full Regard to David Moyes Era

    Everton boss Roberto Martinez has seen his side struggle to maintain their impressive form from last season in 2014-15, with wins hard to come by of late and the plaudits he himself was receiving from all angles in scant evidence...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 2,080 reads 2 comments

  17. La Liga Player Rankings After Game Week 18, January 9-12

    Gameweek 18 provided us with plenty of excitement and talking points in La Liga, with Spain's top flight seeing plenty of movement at both ends of the table following the latest round of games...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,567 reads 57 comments

  18. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend of Jan. 10-12

    It's time for our regular scouring of Europe's top leagues to see which clubs and individuals have been underperforming of late, with our take on football's hot seat watch...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 2,351 reads 6 comments

  19. Junior Malanda Tragedy Best Honoured by Successful Wolfsburg Season

    The death of a sportsman isn't any more, or indeed less, important than anybody else on the planet. Certainly, it isn't any less difficult for those close to the victim to deal with...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,502 reads 12 comments

  20. Liverpool Signing Alvaro Arbeloa Wouldn't Solve Major Defensive Issues

    Liverpool aren't expected to make too many moves in the transfer market during the January window, but with Oussama Assaidi having departed the club, they do have at least some spare money if a particularly enticing deal comes along...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,779 reads 14 comments

  21. La Liga Team for Week 18: Barcelona Front Three Dominate Atletico Madrid

    La Liga's latest round of fixtures in Spain produced plenty of noteworthy performances, both on a team and individual player level...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 12,593 reads 36 comments

  22. Barcelona's Front 3 Click, but Neymar Has to Deliver Top Quality More Often

    Barcelona's big 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid in La Liga on Sunday night had the dual impact of both keeping them in touch with leaders Real Madrid and also putting a buffer between themselves and Atleti, chasing in third...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 13,072 reads 43 comments

  23. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for the Weekend of Jan. 9-11

    Another weekend has come and gone in the world of football, with some rather startling and important results coming in all of the major leagues still in action...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 12,859 reads 14 comments

  24. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 18, January 9-12

    Almost at the halfway stage now, La Liga's many running battles took another intriguing turn this weekend, especially at the top, with two of the top three facing each other...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,465 reads 24 comments

  25. Tracking Performances of Real Madrid, Barcelona Stars After Jan. 10-11 Weekend

    Our focus on Spain's two biggest clubs continues after the winter break as we keep a close eye on the Galacticos at Real Madrid and Barcelona...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 1,333 reads 1 comments