1. Louis Van Gaal Deserves Credit Not Ridicule over Tactical Explanation

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal drew scorn and jokes on social media and in conversation on Tuesday, when his pre-game press conference saw him refute suggestions of long-ball playing with a four-page analysis of the game...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 10,140 reads 43 comments

  2. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend Feb. 7-8

    Another week of matches has helped some sides take another step toward their seasonal objectives, but others have suffered another setback with a poor result, a poor performance or have generally seen bad press come their way...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 11,272 reads 19 comments

  3. La Liga Player Rankings After Gameweek 22, Feb. 6-9

    The latest game week in La Liga produced a huge result at the top as Atletico Madrid defeated Real Madrid 4-0, while Barcelona also picked up another big victory...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 6,159 reads 47 comments

  4. Can Daniel Sturridge and Harry Kane Be the Perfect Attack for England's Future?

    Tuesday night sees two Champions League sides face off in the Premier League, with Tottenham Hotspur travelling to Liverpool ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 8,262 reads 85 comments

  5. La Liga Team of the Week: Atletico Destroys Real Madrid, Messi Dismantles Bilbao

    Gameweek 22 in La Liga has provided us with another batch of excellent performances and results to look at, both on the team and individual level. The most dominant team performance was Atletico Madrid's thumping 4-0 win over Real Madrid...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,026 reads 36 comments

  6. Gareth Bale Deserving of Latest Critics but Real Madrid Team-Mates at Fault Too

    As the dust settled on Real Madrid 's shocking 4-0 defeat at city rivals Atletico Madrid in La Liga on Saturday, the media surrounding arguably the world's biggest club did not ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 14,785 reads 159 comments

  7. La Liga Winners and Losers: Atletico Madrid Blow Away Real, Blow Open Title Race

    Gameweek 22 in Spain's top flight had plenty of incidents, goals and memorable matches, none more so than the explosive Madrid derby, as two of the top three met at the Vicente Calderon...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,466 reads 28 comments

  8. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of Feb. 6-8

    The weekend saw a whole load of terrific matches and performances in the world of football, from the Africa Cup of Nations' closing stages to major fixtures in some of the game's top domestic leagues...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 16,290 reads 65 comments

  9. Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid: Derby Winners and Losers from La Liga

    An extraordinary Madrid derby took place in La Liga on Saturday afternoon, with Atletico dishing out a 4-0 hammering to city rivals Real. Despite injuries on both sides, each manager fielded strong lineups...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 18,147 reads 278 comments

  10. Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal: Winners and Losers from North London Derby

    Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to defeat Arsenal , 2-1, in the north London derby in the Premier League on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 18,530 reads 101 comments

  11. Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid: Derby Live Score, Highlights for La Liga Game

    Vicente Calderon, La Liga Atletico Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid (FT) Tiago 13', Saul 17', Antoine Griezmann 67', Mario Mandzukic 88'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 27,707 reads 482 comments

  12. Tottenham vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from North London Derby

    White Hart Lane, Premier League Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Arsenal (FT) Mesut Ozil 10', Harry Kane 56' 85'. Lineups: TOT— Lloris; Walker, Dier, Vertonghen, Rose; Bentaleb, Mason; Eriksen, Dembele, Lamela; Kane...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 22,264 reads 252 comments

  13. Everton vs. Liverpool: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Live Stream and TV Info

    The Merseyside derby, one of the most anticipated fixtures of any Premier League season, is set to take place this weekend, with Everton hosting Liverpool as both teams look to build on improved recent form...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,505 reads 6 comments

  14. 6 Storylines to Follow in La Liga for Weekend of February 6-9

    Another round of action in Spain's top flight is fast approaching, with Real Madrid's midweek win over Sevilla meaning that all sides are now level on 21 matches played...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,630 reads 21 comments

  15. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend of Feb. 6-8

    Another weekend of big matches in the world of football is quickly rolling around, with huge derbies to watch out for in more than one top nation...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,406 reads 36 comments

  16. Isco Form Offsets James Rodriguez Injury for Real Madrid Champions League Hopes

    Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-1 on Wednesday night to move four points clear at the top of La Liga, but they suffered bad news, too, as James Rodriguez was taken off injured, as well as Sergio Ramos...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,349 reads 51 comments

  17. Henrikh Mkhitaryan Exit Should Alert Major Clubs Despite Dortmund Disappointment

    Borussia Dortmund 's awful 2014-15 season restarted after the winter break in the worst possible way, after a draw at Bayer Leverkusen left them bottom of the Bundesliga ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 15,748 reads 84 comments

  18. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend Jan. 31-Feb. 2

    It's that time of week again where we produce the list that nobody wants to be a part of: The hot seat watch for world football, where we identify which players, managers and other individuals are under pressure or scrutiny in the game...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,341 reads 11 comments

  19. La Liga Player Rankings After Gameweek 21, Jan. 30-Feb. 2

    Gameweek 21 in La Liga saw a handful of big scorelines, with four goals or more scored in four of the 10 fixtures. Again, it was a weekend in which the best sides showed their consistency, with all of the top four taking victories...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 11,882 reads 155 comments

  20. 15 Transfer Needs for Europe's Biggest Sides in Summer

    The January transfer window has come to a close with many of Europe's top sides having opted to do business over the last four weeks, most notably the likes of Real Madrid signing Lucas Silva and Chelsea bringing in Juan Cuadrado...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 53,623 reads 164 comments

  21. La Liga Team of the Week: No Ronaldo, No Problem as Karim Benzema Fires for Real

    Gameweek 21 of La Liga is all wrapped up, with the league's big three all managing to pick up victories once again, keeping Real Madrid top of the table ahead of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 5,508 reads 17 comments

  22. Liverpool Risking Champions League Place with Transfer Window No-Show

    Brendan Rodgers will be delighted at getting his Liverpool side back to playing positive football and picking up good results of late, but the improvement at the club doesn't extend ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,570 reads 52 comments

  23. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 21: Wins for the Top 3 Again

    Gameweek 21 in Spain's top flight is almost completely over, save for one Monday night fixture. The rest of the weekend action saw some fantastic matches, plenty of goals and some shifting positions in the league table...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 7,799 reads 27 comments

  24. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of Jan. 30-Feb. 1

    Another weekend of action in the world of football has come and gone, with plenty of teams enjoying big performances and big results, yielding important points in their respective chases to avoid relegation, clinch a European spot or win silverware...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,268 reads 14 comments

  25. Southampton vs. Swansea: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Southampton dominated at home against Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday but ended on the wrong end of a 1-0 scoreline after Jonjo Shelvey's late goal...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 682 reads 1 comments