1. Manchester United Transfer News: Leighton Baines Contract Delay Offers Hope

    Manchester United have been given hope in their long-standing pursuit of Everton defender Leighton Baines with the revelation that Everton are yet to begin contract discussions with the England international...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 12,802 reads 23 comments

  2. Arsenal Transfer News: Alvaro Morata Loan Would Be Ideal Title Boost

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly set to move for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata on loan in January, after rumours of interest resurfaced on Sunday morning...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 5,865 reads 5 comments

  3. Premier League Top Scorers Week 18: Updated List of EPL's Top Marksmen

    With Sergio Aguero and Daniel Sturridge absent through injury, Luis Suarez took the opportunity to extend his lead at the top of the English Premier League top-scorer charts by a remarkable six-goal margin ahead of the league's halfway point...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 11,967 reads 6 comments

  4. Arsenal vs. Bayern and the Most Mouthwatering Champions League Last-16 Clashes

    The Champions League draw on Monday threw up a number of intriguing Last 16 clashes, with the meeting of Arsenal and Bayern Munich for the second year running among the most mouth-watering of the clashes drawn...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 3,879 reads 13 comments

  5. Key Battles to Watch in Club World Cup Semifinals

    The FIFA Club World Cup has reached the semifinal stage, and over the next two days, we will discover the identities of the two clubs who will compete for the grand prize in Marrakesh this weekend...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 1,539 reads 5 comments

  6. UEFA Champions League Last 16: Key Storylines to Watch

    The draw for the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 has taken place and, as usual, has thrown up some intriguing storylines to look forward to ahead of the competition's resumption early next year...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 7,324 reads 19 comments

  7. Ranking the Best Youth Academies in World Football

    It can be the key to a club's long-term success, with a productive academy system offering stability on the pitch and, at the same time, financial rewards...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 101,868 reads 45 comments

  8. Picking a Next Generation Premier League XI

    Who are the best young players currently at Premier League clubs? It is a difficult question to answer, with many of the rising stars touted completely untested at football's highest levels...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 5 years ago 12,847 reads 75 comments

  9. Asian Trepidation After Tough 2014 World Cup Draw

    The 2014 World Cup draw Friday saw representatives of the world's leading footballing nations gather in Bahia to see their fate determined ahead of next year's competition. For Asia's finest, though, it was not a pleasant experience...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 3,881 reads 15 comments

  10. Breaking Down Brazil's World Cup 2014 Group Stage Draw

    The World Cup draw took place in Bahia on Friday morning, deciding the fate of the 32 sides heading to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup next summer...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 4,720 reads 6 comments

  11. Ranking the 8 Teams in World Cup Draw Pot 1

    The draw for the FIFA 2014 World Cup is almost upon us and, as decided by the organising committee, eight sides will enter the draw as seeds and find themselves automatically separated from each other...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 3,835 reads 24 comments

  12. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Dimitar Berbatov Would Be Good Fit for Arsene Wenger

    The January transfer window is nearly upon us, and that means speculation is beginning to mount ahead of what will be a busy month, given the tight nature of the Premier League table after the first third of the campaign...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 10,596 reads 20 comments

  13. Manchester United Transfer Rumours: Time to Sell Ashley Young and Anderson

    Manchester United 's defeat against Everton on Wednesday night leaves the Red Devils in ninth position in the Premier League, with the season now approaching its halfway point...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 7,432 reads 35 comments

  14. World Cup 2014 Draw Rehearsal: England Get Spain as Brazil Draws Group of Death

    The World Cup draw rehearsal has taken place in the state of Bahia, Brazil, with host Brazil given a fright as they were drawn alongside European giants Italy and France...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 29,411 reads 5 comments

  15. Michy Batshuayi Chased by Arsenal, Claims Standard Liege President

    Standard Liege president Roland Duchatelet has revealed Arsenal are the latest club to express an interest in striker Michy Batshuayi , per Het Laatste Nieuws (via 101 Great Goals )...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 9,325 reads 3 comments

  16. Gennaro Gattuso Says Women Have No Place in Football After Milan Shake-Up

    Former AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso has provoked ire after commenting he " can't really see women in football," following a reshuffle at the San Siro in recent days...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 8,435 reads 44 comments

  17. David Moyes Labelled Everton Supporters a F***ing Disgrace, Fan Tweets

    Everton supporter David D. Wallbank has caused a Twitter storm with suggestions that Manchester United manager David Moyes described the club's fans as a "f*** ing disgrace" following the two sides' fixture on Wednesday night...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 18,076 reads 81 comments

  18. Pele Refuses to Perform World Cup Draw for Fear of Bad Luck for Brazil

    Brazilian football legend Pele turned down the opportunity to help with the 2014 World Cup draw on Friday for fear of handing his country a tough draw. Expectations are running high...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 3,796 reads 2 comments

  19. Lionel Messi Has Beaten Cristiano Ronaldo to Ballon D'Or, Claims News Agency

    A Spanish news agency that has pedigree in predicting the Ballon d'Or winner, Agencia News, has reported that Lionel Messi will win a fifth crown next month, per the Mirror' s John Cross ...

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  20. Top 8 Young Central Defenders in World Football

    It is perhaps the most difficult position of all for a young player to succeed in. Thus, to see any young player excelling in a centre-back role is always particularly impressive...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 51,916 reads 48 comments

  21. Premier League Week 14 Picks: Full List of Predictions for Midweek Games

    As December gets underway, the Premier League continues apace after yet another weekend of shock results and high-scoring encounters...

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  22. Arsenal Reportedly Have £7 Million Alexandre Pato Offer Rejected by Corinthians

    Arsenal have had an offer of almost £7 million for Corinthians' Alexandre Pato rejected, according to Lancenet journalists Felipe Bolguese and Renato Rodrigues ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 17,741 reads 60 comments

  23. World Championship Darts 2013 Draw: Full Fixtures, First Round Matchups Revealed

    The draw for the 2014 Ladbrokes World Darts Championship took place on Monday, with the stand-out first-round tie throwing up an all-family affair between Kim and Ronny Huybrechts...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 8,456 reads 0 comments

  24. Olympic Diver Tom Daley Comes Out in Video, Reveals He Is in Gay Relationship

    British diving star Tom Daley has revealed he is in a relationship with a man, following years of media speculation over his sexuality...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 162,563 reads 26 comments

  25. Julian Draxler Reportedly on Course to Join Arsenal from Schalke

    Arsenal are surprise leaders in the race to sign Julian Draxler , according to former Premier League player-turned-journalist Jan Aage Fjortoft ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 4 years ago 24,146 reads 53 comments