1. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 27: Lionel Messi Back as Top Scorer

    Gameweek 27 in La Liga saw another glut of goals, interesting matches, plenty of excitement and headline-making scorelines. Barcelona ultimately remained top of the table, and Lionel Messi surged past the 30-goal mark in the league this season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 14 days ago 11,932 reads 45 comments

  2. Eibar vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from Liga Game

    Barcelona went four points clear at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win at Eibar on Saturday, with the Basque side suffering an eighth straight defeat in the process. Argentinian No...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 15 days ago 17,804 reads 117 comments

  3. Eibar vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from Liga Game

    Ipurua, La Liga Eibar 0-2 Barcelona (FT) Lionel Messi pen 31' 54'. Lineups: EIB— Jaime; Bóveda, Ekiza, Navas, Lillo, Vilà; Lara, Errasti, Borja; Saúl, Manu del Moral...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 16 days ago 20,558 reads 121 comments

  4. Werder Bremen vs. Bayern Munich: Live Score, Highlights from Bundesliga Game

    Weserstadion, Bundsliga Werder Bremen 0-4 Bayern Munich (FT) Thomas Muller 24', David Alaba 44', Robert Lewandowski 76' 90'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 16 days ago 7,605 reads 33 comments

  5. UEFA Must Act on Player Behaviour to Maintain Champions League Integrity

    Another midweek of Champions League action has brought some of the best and worst of UEFA 's biggest competition to light, as Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich made it through to the quarterfinals on Wednesday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 17 days ago 7,664 reads 59 comments

  6. Storylines to Follow in La Liga This Weekend: Can Bale, Benzema, Cristiano Fire?

    La Liga moves into its 27th gameweek this weekend, and there are plenty of interesting points to keep an eye on as all 20 teams go searching for more precious points...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 18 days ago 7,762 reads 21 comments

  7. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend of March 13-15

    A heavy round of midweek action in the world of football is coming to a close, but just as fast, the weekend will be upon us with game after game of domestic action around the globe...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 18 days ago 12,197 reads 18 comments

  8. Why Manchester City Are Right to Let Matija Nastasic Join Schalke Permanently

    Outside the transfer windows we might be, but the world of football recruitment never really stops, and German Bundesliga side Schalke 04 have made the transfer of on-loan Manchester City centre-back Matija Nastasic permanent...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 19 days ago 6,825 reads 18 comments

  9. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend of March 7-9

    Our hot seat watch is back: It's that time of week again when we turn our attentions to the sinners, the stupid and the unlucky alike, those who are facing difficult times over results, performances or receiving criticism for their actions...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 19 days ago 9,404 reads 19 comments

  10. La Liga Player Rankings After Game Week 26, March 6-9

    Game Week 26 of La Liga was particularly eventful for the top end of the table, with Barcelona usurping Real Madrid as league leaders after contrasting results for the two big clubs...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 19 days ago 9,443 reads 37 comments

  11. Summer Parting of Ways Would Be Beneficial for Both Glen Johnson and Liverpool

    Liverpool have performed significantly better in the second half of the current season, reigniting their push for a top-four finish in the Premier League to seal Champions League football once more next term...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 19 days ago 5,887 reads 16 comments

  12. Atletico Madrid Should Move Koke Centrally to Get Most from Their Big-Game Star

    Atletico Madrid performed well against Valencia at the weekend, outplaying their Champions League-place rivals for large spells despite only taking a point in the 1-1 draw...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 20 days ago 2,285 reads 3 comments

  13. La Liga Team of the Week: Luis Suarez Sends Barcelona Top as Iraizoz Stops Real

    Gameweek 26 of La Liga saw some very telling results occur at both ends of the table, with a change in leader and switches inside the bottom three too...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 20 days ago 6,566 reads 23 comments

  14. Kaka, the Citrus Bowl and the Feel-Good Factor Around Orlando City's MLS Start

    The opening weekend of Major League Soccer's 2015 season was exciting, encouraging and in many ways the spectacle plenty hoped it would be, with talking points, goals and drama aplenty throughout the 10 fixtures...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 21 days ago 3,525 reads 7 comments

  15. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 26: Luis Suarez in Top Form, Barcelona Top

    Gameweek 26 was a pivotal one in the chase for the title in Spain's top flight , with a change in leaders just two weeks before the top two meet in the biggest match of the season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 21 days ago 12,929 reads 45 comments

  16. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of March 7-8

    Another weekend packed full of excellent performances has come and gone, with many European leagues another step toward the end of their season, the Russian Premier League finally back underway and the new MLS 2015 campaign up and running...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 21 days ago 38,264 reads 14 comments

  17. Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Madrid: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Athletic Bilbao made it a week to remember as they backed up their reaching the Copa del Rey final in midweek by beating Real Madrid 1-0 in La Liga on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 22 days ago 16,105 reads 278 comments

  18. Hannover 96 vs. Bayern Munich: Winners and Losers from Bundesliga Game

    Bayern Munich had to be patient and come from behind to take an eventual 3-1 victory over Hannover 96 at HDI-Arena in the Bundesliga on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 22 days ago 4,939 reads 33 comments

  19. Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    Nuevo San Mames, La Liga Athletic 1-0 Real Madrid (FT) Aritz Aduriz 26'. Lineups: ATH— Iraizoz, Iraola, Balenziaga, Etxeita, Gurpegui, Beñat, Mikel Rico, De Marcos, Muniain, Aduriz, Williams...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 23 days ago 31,773 reads 339 comments

  20. Hannover 96 vs. Bayern Munich: Live Score, Highlights from Bundesliga Game

    HDI-Arena, Bundesliga Hannover 1-3 Bayern Munich (FT) Hiroshi Kiyotake 24', Xabi Alonso 27', Thomas Muller penalty 60', 72'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 23 days ago 4,647 reads 29 comments

  21. Why Spurs Shouldn't Be Downbeat on Missing out on Winston Reid

    One of Tottenham Hotspur 's reported big targets for the summer, Winston Reid , has signed a new contract with current club West Ham United to end talk of a move on a free transfer...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 4,274 reads 15 comments

  22. 6 Storylines to Follow in La Liga for Weekend of March 6-9

    After a midweek lineup of Copa del Rey semi-finals in Spain, La Liga action returns at the weekend with another 10 games that will go some way to shaping the final table...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 8,233 reads 15 comments

  23. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend of March 6-8

    The weekend is quickly rolling around again, and the world of football is looking toward another packed fixture list on the domestic scenes, with both league and cup action on the horizon...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 6,245 reads 11 comments

  24. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend Feb. 28-Mar. 2

    The world of football is a great place to be, but when things go pear-shaped it can be ruthless and unrelenting in its scrutiny and criticism of performances or failure to get results...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 10,250 reads 7 comments

  25. La Liga Player Rankings After Gameweek 25, Feb. 27-Mar. 2

    The latest round of games in Spain produced some interesting matchups at the top end of the league, with Barcelona's win putting them right back in the title challenge three weeks ahead of El Clasico...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 3,622 reads 8 comments