1. 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 4 months ago 8,245 reads 15 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 6,254 reads 11 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 10,404 reads 7 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 3,693 reads 8 comments

  5. 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...

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  6. 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 4 months ago 5,932 reads 21 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 8,819 reads 12 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 8,417 reads 32 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 16,471 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 7,691 reads 23 comments

  11. 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 4 months ago 1,751 reads 4 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 21,221 reads 161 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 10,258 reads 34 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 5,939 reads 22 comments

  15. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend of Feb. 27-March 2

    A heavy midweek load of European matches comes to an end on Thursday, but the world of football never stops, and we've got a complete weekend of domestic games to look forward to straight after...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,009 reads 4 comments

  16. Sky TV Deal Underlines Growing Stature of MLS in World Football

    While major European nations begin to head into the final stretch in their 2014-15 seasons, Stateside things are ramping up toward the beginning of a new season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,495 reads 48 comments

  17. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend of Feb. 21-23

    It's that time of week again: The moment where we take a look at recent results, performances or happenings in matches and allocate time to those who need to take a moment to consider how they can improve...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 21,159 reads 3 comments

  18. La Liga Player Rankings After Game Week 24, February 20-23

    Another exciting weekend of action in La Liga saw a handful of surprising results, plenty of late drama and a number of individual players who pushed their case for inclusion or promotion in our top 20 rankings...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,554 reads 39 comments

  19. December World Cup in 2022 Could Force Permanent Winter Break in Premier League

    The announcement on Tuesday that the 2022 FIFA World Cup , to be held in Qatar, would take place in November and December has annoyed the Premier League and will cause disruption to the usual calendar during that campaign...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 2,707 reads 20 comments

  20. Asier Illarramendi Has Missed His Big Chance to Become Real Madrid Regular

    The summer of 2013 saw Real Madrid change tack somewhat in the transfer market, bringing in Spanish starlets Isco and Asier Illarramendi , as well as Dani Carvajal ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 9,161 reads 35 comments

  21. La Liga Team for Week 24: Karim Benzema, Antoine Griezmann the Stars in Madrid

    Another full weekend of La Liga action saw valuable points gained, and indeed dropped, at both the top and the bottom of the table, as both Madrid teams took advantage of Barcelona's defeat at home to Malaga ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 3,787 reads 20 comments

  22. Arsene Wenger Must Bury Past and Present Issues to End Champions League Hoodoo

    As the Premier League begins its run-in toward the end of another campaign, European action once more rears its head, as the ultimate prize in club football, the UEFA Champions League, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 12,063 reads 66 comments

  23. La Liga Winners and Losers from Week 24: Shock Barcelona Defeat, Ronaldo Is Back

    Gameweek 24 was an eye-opener in La Liga, as Barcelona's headline-making shock defeat at home to Malaga gave a tremendous boost to the two Madrid sides as the trio all chase the title in Spain...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,602 reads 23 comments

  24. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of Feb. 20-22

    Another tremendous weekend of football action has come and gone, offering further insight into how each of the major leagues will turn out this season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 9,518 reads 25 comments

  25. Manchester City vs. Newcastle Utd: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Manchester City made use of Chelsea's slip-up at home to Burnley on Saturday by crushing Newcastle United 5-0 in the Premier League...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,945 reads 12 comments