1. 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 1 month ago 5,905 reads 16 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 2,353 reads 3 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 6,607 reads 23 comments

  4. 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 1 month ago 3,562 reads 7 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 12,937 reads 45 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 39,421 reads 14 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 16,124 reads 278 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 4,960 reads 33 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 31,948 reads 339 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 4,658 reads 29 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 4,282 reads 15 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 8,241 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 2 months ago 6,251 reads 11 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 10,401 reads 7 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 3,684 reads 8 comments

  16. Potential England and Wales Stars of a Team GB at Rio 2016 Olympics

    News emerged on Tuesday that the Football Association is looking into sending a Team GB for both men and women to the 2016 Olympics in Rio, after they both competed at the home nation version in 2012...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 2,787 reads 13 comments

  17. La Liga Team of the Week: Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez Star for Barcelona

    Gameweek 25 in La Liga brought the usual clutch of impressive performers and performances with it, yielding big victories at the top for Barcelona and Valencia while the other top-six clubs drew with each other...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 5,924 reads 21 comments

  18. Jordon Ibe's Injury Highlights Rapid Progress but Jon Flanagan Can Make His Case

    Liverpool 's phenomenal weekend win over reigning Premier League champions Manchester City was all the more impressive as it came without a number of regular starters, including ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 8,813 reads 12 comments

  19. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 25: Barcelona Close Gap, 4th Is Valencia's

    Matchday 25 in La Liga saw some games of huge importance take place at both ends of the table, with four of the top six playing each other and another Basque fixture taking place, too...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 8,414 reads 32 comments

  20. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of Feb. 27-Mar. 1

    Another weekend of tremendous action has come and gone in the world of football, with several big matches having taken place among all the domestic competitions we follow...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 16,471 reads 7 comments

  21. Granada vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Barcelona had to bide their time and ride their luck a little before running out 3-1 winners over Granada in La Liga on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 7,686 reads 23 comments

  22. Atletico Madrid Have to Go for Broke in Both La Liga and Champions League

    Atletico Madrid 's incredible recent success under Diego Simeone is in danger of taking a hit this term, with silverware looking unlikely as things stand in both domestic and European competition...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1,746 reads 4 comments

  23. Granada vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes, La Liga Granada 1-3 Barcelona (FT) Ivan Rakitic 25', Luis Suarez 48', Fran Rico pen 51', Lionel Messi 71'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 21,192 reads 161 comments

  24. Sergio Busquets Merits New Barca Deal but Replacing Xavi, Iniesta Is Tall Order

    Barcelona received a boost with the news that key central midfielder Sergio Busquets is set to sign a new contract with the club on Thursday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 10,113 reads 34 comments

  25. Storylines to Follow in La Liga This Weekend: Critical Games in Top-4 Race

    Atletico Madrid and Barcelona were busy in Champions League action during the week as Real Madrid rested, but all three are back on our screens at the weekend in La Liga action...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 5,937 reads 23 comments