1. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours, with Rooney, Ibrahimovic, Icardi

    Pep Guardiola reshaping Manchester City, Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool rebuild and yet more players on the way to the Chinese Super League—all transfer rumours that shape this week's collection of stories from the global media...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,244 reads 6 comments

  2. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Focus on the Defence and Barcelona's Rotation

    Luis Enrique isn't noted as a Barcelona boss who takes any particular match lightly; with the exception of the shocking first leg of the Spanish Supercopa , he has gone for the jugular ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 5,867 reads 30 comments

  3. Realistic Champions League Expectations for Atletico Madrid

    The UEFA Champions League is back up and running with the last-16 matches having begun in the past couple of days, and Atletico Madrid will be involved in their tie against ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,560 reads 15 comments

  4. Gareth Bale, Isco or James: Who Misses Out at Real Madrid When All Are Fit

    Things are looking good once again at Real Madrid : The fans are largely happy with the new manager, so is the president, so are the players... and the new boss remains unbeaten...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 11,487 reads 45 comments

  5. 3 Considerations for Next Atletico Madrid Manager If Diego Simeone Leaves

    Atletico Madrid are, depending on how you look at it, either unfortunate or fortunate enough to be one of the clubs who are most frequently spoken about with regard to their staff being on the move...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 6,861 reads 26 comments

  6. La Liga Player Rankings: Messi and Ronaldo Surge, Two Big New Names into Top 20

    Our top 20 players in La Liga are here for good reason: consistently fine performances and showing their importance to their team...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 13,055 reads 35 comments

  7. Why It Is Vital Atletico Madrid Stand Firm and Keep Antoine Griezmann

    Atletico Madrid top scorer Antoine Griezmann continues to be linked with a move away from the club, despite having said several times that he is perfectly happy to stay where he is...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,469 reads 2 comments

  8. La Liga Team of the Week: Ronaldo, Messi and Suarez Make Up All-Star Attack

    La Liga wrought excitement and controversy once again this past weekend with a host of games that enthralled for a variety of reasons—not least of which was Barcelona's short-pass penalty routine in a 6-1 drubbing of Celta Vigo...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 6,743 reads 9 comments

  9. La Liga Hangover: Not the First Time Barcelona's Luis Suarez Has Divided Opinion

    Welcome to La Liga Hangover, a weekly column running throughout the season in which we take a light-hearted, though in-depth, look at the key stories and talking points from the most recent weekend of action in Spanish football's top flight...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 13,884 reads 40 comments

  10. Yannick Carrasco Injury Will Increase Atletico Madrid's Reliance on Griezmann

    Atletico Madrid beat Getafe 1-0 on Sunday night, moving level on points with Barcelona at the top of the table—at least briefly—and back ahead of rivals Real Madrid ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,286 reads 3 comments

  11. Arsenal vs. Leicester: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info, Ticket News

    The Premier League title race is really hotting up, and two of the most likely candidates to lift the trophy will meet on Sunday, with Arsenal hosting Leicester City in a noon kick-off...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 6,965 reads 17 comments

  12. Sunderland vs. Manchester United: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    The Premier League's early kick-off on Saturday saw Sunderland give themselves a huge boost in the relegation battle by beating Manchester United 2-1...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 7,260 reads 17 comments

  13. Sunderland vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Stadium of Light, Premier League Sunderland 2-1 Manchester United (FT) Wahbi Khazri 2', Anthony Martial 39', David de Gea own goal 81'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 14,588 reads 154 comments

  14. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Mata, Dybala, Chicharito

    Our transfer rumours collection is far from slowing down despite the closure of the winter window for most major European clubs; instead, we see things cranking up and turning attention ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,446 reads 13 comments

  15. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Zidane Honeymoon over and Key Winter Signings

    Zinedine Zidane was appointed as Real Madrid head coach in early January, and by common consent, he had a relatively straightforward introduction into management...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,119 reads 30 comments

  16. Manchester United U21s vs. Manchester City U21s: Picking Stars of the Future

    Manchester United beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Under-21 Premier League Division 1 on Thursday night, moving top of the table with a game in hand in the process while City remain in third...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 15,045 reads 19 comments

  17. Manchester United vs Manchester City: Live Score, Action from U21 Premier League

    Under-21 Premier League Division 1 Manchester United 1-0 Manchester City (FT) Joe Rothwell 15'. Lineups: MNU— Pereira; Love, Williams, Poole, Riley; Fosu-Mensah, Rothwell, Redmond; Harrop, Keane, Weir...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,465 reads 15 comments

  18. Marcelo Injury Is Chance for Real Madrid Redemption for Struggling Danilo

    Real Madrid are blessed with a hugely impressive squad, deep in key areas with top talents and, even in those parts of the pitch where the drop-off is steepest from first-choice to reserve, plenty of versatility to cover if injuries strike...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,564 reads 11 comments

  19. Who Should Be Atletico Madrid's Priority in Contract Talks?

    Challenging for honours in both La Liga and the Champions League, Atletico Madrid face a common twofold problem for top sides: keeping players focused on the competitions at hand ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,250 reads 3 comments

  20. La Liga Player Rankings: Koke In, Ronaldo Down, Modric Flies Up the Charts

    Jornada 23 in La Liga saw the top three all win and put more distance between themselves and the rest, with all the UEFA Europa League/UEFA Champions League hopefuls only managing to take a point each from their matches over the weekend...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,045 reads 18 comments

  21. 5 Strikers Atletico Madrid Should Consider in Summer Instead of Diego Costa

    Atletico Madrid 's decision to sell Jackson Martinez after just six months raised a few eyebrows, but it also raised an awful lot of money—around €42 million, which they'll have to reinvest in a new striker over the summer...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 6,007 reads 14 comments

  22. La Liga Team of the Week: Luka Modric Keeps Real Madrid Title Hopes Alive

    Jornada 23 in La Liga was a busy one, with lots of red cards, late action and plenty of goals flying in, keeping us busy as we assessed the top performers for our combined side — this time featuring a number of big-name defensive stars...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,356 reads 27 comments

  23. Where Did It All Go Wrong for Jackson Martinez at Atletico Madrid?

    Just six months after a huge money move from FC Porto to Atletico Madrid , Jackson Martinez has ditched Europe and the Champions League and completed a transfer to China, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,603 reads 3 comments

  24. La Liga Hangover: A Weekend of Milestones, Red Cards and Title Race Escapes

    Welcome to La Liga Hangover, a weekly column running throughout the season in which we take a light-hearted, though in-depth, look at the key stories and talking points from the most recent weekend of action in Spanish football's top flight...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,842 reads 18 comments

  25. Liverpool vs. Sunderland: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Liverpool threw away a two-goal lead at home to Sunderland in the last 10 minutes of their Premier League match on Saturday, drawing 2-2 in a match notable for many reasons from the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,877 reads 86 comments