1. 10 Players to Watch in World Football for Weekend of August 29-31

    We've given you our matches to watch for this coming weekend—now it's the turn of the players to be focused on, looking at who might be worth keeping an eye on over the next few days...

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  2. 11 Key Battles in World Football for Weekend of August 29-31

    With midweek European competition and weekend domestic action, the matches are coming thick and fast around the continent at the beginning of the 2014-15 season...

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  3. Brendan Rodgers' Diamond Should Be Liverpool's 1st-Choice Tactical System

    Liverpool enjoyed sustained success in their offensive style of play over the second half of last season, as manager Brendan Rodgers altered his team lineups with regularity to feature his most potent attacking players...

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  4. Real Madrid's Falcao Move Shows Difficulty for Ancelotti to Sustain Club Success

    Real Madrid , for many the biggest club in the world, are involved in a continual battle to prove that this is in fact the absolute, unshakeable , inarguable truth...

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  5. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches Ahead of Weekend August 29-31

    As the 2014-15 season really cranks into gear, some familiar faces are already getting questions asked of them based on their performances in the new campaign...

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  6. Angel Di Maria Transfer Fits Manchester United's Needs but Won't Fix All Issues

    Manchester United have broken the British transfer record for a new signing with the acquisition of Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria, who could move from Real Madrid for up to £75 million...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 days ago 29,898 reads 86 comments

  7. Mehdi Benatia Signing a Must for Bayern Munich with Pep Guardiola's New System

    Bayern Munich opened their new Bundesliga season and the defence of their league crown with a 2-1 home win over Wolfsburg on Friday, but the squad is not yet complete and should have a new addition within days...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 days ago 11,245 reads 20 comments

  8. La Liga Player Rankings After Weekend of August 22-25

    It's back: La Liga got underway this weekend for the 2014-15 season, with all of the summer signings, promoted sides and big-name players back on the big stage...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 days ago 9,479 reads 19 comments

  9. La Liga Team of the Weekend of August 22-25

    The 2014-15 La Liga season got underway at the weekend, with all its usual fanfare and expectation. Atletico Madrid began their defence of the title with a draw at Rayo Vallecano, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 days ago 7,080 reads 27 comments

  10. Top 10 Performances from Around the World After Weekend of August 22-25

    Another weekend of world football action has come to a close, with the Friday-to-Monday round of games bringing another host of entertaining matches, goals and big performances...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 7,437 reads 11 comments

  11. Real Madrid vs. Cordoba: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Real Madrid got their 2014-15 La Liga campaign off to a winning start as they beat newly promoted Cordoba by a 2-0 scoreline...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 20,033 reads 81 comments

  12. Ban Will Force Diego Simeone to Curb Touchline Temper at Atletico Madrid

    Atletico Madrid 's defence of their La Liga title hasn't even kicked off yet, but they will already be without their manager Diego Simeone for the next couple of months...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 4,790 reads 29 comments

  13. Who Is Hot and Who Is Not in World Football After Weekend of August 22-24

    Another weekend of big action has taken place around the football world, with plenty of individuals earning recognition for their feats...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 96,730 reads 97 comments

  14. Real Madrid vs. Cordoba: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    Santiago Bernabeu, La Liga Real Madrid 2-0 Cordoba (FT) Karim Benzema 29', Cristiano Ronaldo 89'. Lineups REAL—Casillas; Arbeloa, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric, Bale; Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodríguez, Benzema...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 16,649 reads 45 comments

  15. 5 Biggest Blunders in World Football from Weekend of August 22-24

    Another weekend of action has passed us by, with competitive games for 2014-15 now firmly on the cards in every major league...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 days ago 40,080 reads 9 comments

  16. 5 Players Real Madrid Could Add to Squad After Expected Angel Di Maria Transfer

    Real Madrid look set to sell Angel Di Maria to Premier League side Manchester United for a British record fee of over £60 million—perhaps as high as £75 million—according to Simon Stone of BBC Sport ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 days ago 24,363 reads 42 comments

  17. Hottest Transfer Rumour for Every Premier League Club for Week of August 18-24

    Moving toward the last week of the summer transfer window, plenty of rumours continue to surround the biggest clubs in the Premier League as they put the final touches on their squads...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 days ago 12,032 reads 17 comments

  18. Barcelona vs. Elche: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Barcelona got their 2014-15 season off to a winning start with a 3-0 home triumph over Elche on Sunday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 days ago 14,006 reads 28 comments

  19. Barcelona vs. Elche: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    La Liga, Nou Camp Barcelona 3-0 Elche (FT) Lionel Messi 41, Munir 46, Lionel Messi 63. Javier Mascherano s/o 43...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 days ago 17,980 reads 94 comments

  20. 10 Players to Watch in World Football on Weekend of August 22-25

    As another weekend of intense football action gets closer to reality, fans around the globe will be checking the team sheets to see which big players are set to affect the action...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 107,120 reads 28 comments

  21. 10 Key Battles in World Football for Weekend of August 22-25

    Another weekend of top-flight football around the globe is rapidly heading toward us, with plenty of important or interesting key fixtures set to take place...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 8,019 reads 16 comments

  22. Brendan Rodgers Is Key to Making Mario Balotelli Liverpool Transfer a Success

    Luis Suarez departed Liverpool in this summer's transfer market, and thus perhaps the most brilliant, yet inherently flawed and contentious, personality in the country left the Premier League...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 43,536 reads 110 comments

  23. Jordon Ibe Loan Move Away from Liverpool Good for Both Player and Club

    Liverpool have been busy in the transfer market this summer with both incoming and outgoing deals, with the wide areas of attack particularly benefiting from expenditure over the past couple of months...

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  24. Barcelona Transfer Ban Right to Be Upheld but Club Secured Future This Summer

    FIFA rejected Barcelona's appeal of their transfer ban Wednesday, leaving last season's La Liga runners-up unable to buy new players until January 2016 once the present transfer window closes...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 days ago 19,412 reads 87 comments

  25. Hot-Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Weekend of August 15-17

    Competitive action is underway in one form or another in every major European nation now, giving us our first chances to see how coaches and players under pressure begin to perform in 2014-15 season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 days ago 6,441 reads 9 comments