1. Power Ranking the Attacks of the Champions League Last 16

    The Champions League round of 16 begins in earnest on Tuesday, with games set to be spread over a five-week period to determine the quarterfinalists...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 3,277 reads 23 comments

  2. Film Focus: Real Madrid Target Full-Backs to Beat Atletico in Copa Del Rey

    Real Madrid secured a comfortable 2-0 win over a depleted Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon on Tuesday night to book themselves a place in the 2014 Copa del Rey final...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 4,391 reads 6 comments

  3. 20 Up-and-Comers Most Likely to Break Out at the World Cup

    The World Cup is now just a few months away and, as ever when 32 of the best footballing nations gather, new superstars are set to be born...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 7,956 reads 18 comments

  4. Film Focus: Discipline Key to Chelsea Premier League Win over Manchester City

    Jose Mourinho 's Chelsea became the first team to beat Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium this season and did so without "parking the bus" as many had predicted in pre -match analysis...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 8,938 reads 34 comments

  5. January Transfer Window: 20 Biggest Storylines so Far

    The January transfer window is heading into its final throes; while there has not been a huge amount of transfer activity, there have been plenty of interesting storylines that continue to this day...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 17,860 reads 22 comments

  6. Luke Shaw Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Southampton Star

    Southampton left-back Luke Shaw is set for an anxious wait over the final days of the January transfer window with ever-increasing speculation that he may be headed for one of the Premier League's elite sides...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 5,088 reads 5 comments

  7. Building the Perfect Centre-Back from Attributes of Ramos, Pique, Terry and Co

    The perfect central defender is an impossible player to come by. There have been many great central defenders over the years, but it is a position where there will always be mistakes in any player's game...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 14,265 reads 49 comments

  8. Why Everton Must Change to Accommodate Ross Barkley's Absence

    It says much about Everton 's level of performance this year that a 1-1 away draw at West Brom on Monday night was perceived as a disappointment. But, these are lofty times for fifth-placed Everton and expectations have risen...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 2,382 reads 8 comments

  9. Why Lucas Leiva Injury Would Be Dilemma for Brazil at World Cup

    Brazil's plans for the 2014 World Cup have been fairly stable since their Confederations Cup success last summer...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 2,445 reads 4 comments

  10. Juan Mata Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Chelsea Star

    There are under two weeks remaining in the January transfer window, and the future of Chelsea 's Spanish attacking midfielder Juan Mata remains a major storyline...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 25,112 reads 71 comments

  11. Teams Who Build Success Through Loan System

    The use of loans in football is a divisive topic, with arguments ranging from it levelling the financially unbalanced playing field to conversely being unfair in its application...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 1,059 reads 1 comments

  12. Juan Mata Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Chelsea Star

    What does the future hold for Juan Mata ? It is a question that has dominated parts of the Premier League season at Chelsea thus far, with his continued omission from the first-team baffling to many...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 16,706 reads 12 comments

  13. Fernandinho Form Should Cause Brazil Rethink Ahead of World Cup

    Ordinarily, it would be wise to suggest a player with just five caps to his name at the age of 28—the last of which came almost two years ago—has little chance of making an appearance at a World Cup just a few months away...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 9,301 reads 85 comments

  14. Top 10 Power Midfielders in World Football Right Now

    Football formations over recent years have become very fluid concepts, with players increasingly defined by a player's role rather than their starting position on the pitch...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 54,953 reads 114 comments

  15. The 20 Best Teenage Footballers in the World

    One of the areas of football which always attracts attention is emerging youth talent. Supporters are always keen to discover the next generation of leading stars who will grace the fields of the world's best competitions...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 58,267 reads 147 comments

  16. A Resurgent Philippe Coutinho Can Be Brazil's Trump Card at 2014 World Cup

    The countdown to the start of the World Cup is beginning to tick ever louder and, for the 16 doubtless nervous head coaches set to attend the tournament, crunch time is now just a handful of months away...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 7,696 reads 42 comments

  17. Potential Surprise Inclusions in the Brazil World Cup Squad

    D-Day is almost upon us, with the opportunity to earn a spot at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil shrinking with each passing hour as the tournament approaches with alarming speed...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 4,488 reads 10 comments

  18. World Cup 2014 Gossip Roundup: Brasilia Stadium Springs a Leak

    The World Cup trophy tour reached Bangkok this week as anticipation grows ahead of the summer's tournament. With 2014 now upon us, the competition is within touching distance and attention will now increase by the week...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 9,154 reads 4 comments

  19. Manchester United Transfer News: Dissecting Latest Quotes and Buzz

    We are now at the halfway point of the 2013-14 Premier League season and for Manchester United the report card reads "could do better...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 24,684 reads 21 comments

  20. Manchester United vs. Tottenham: Live Stream Info and Storylines to Watch

    It's the turn of the year and the final round of the festive football calendar will take place on New Year's Day, kicking off 2014 and the January transfer window...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 3,559 reads 8 comments

  21. Liverpool Transfer News: Cristian Tello Next Step in Rodgers' Plan

    Brendan Rodgers moved to play down talk linking Liverpool with a January move for Barcelona's Cristian Tello , per The Independent' s Phil Medlicott , but the player's long-running link to the Reds continues to gather traction...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 13,986 reads 39 comments

  22. Chelsea Transfer News: Jose Mourinho Must Not Sell David Luiz to Barcelona

    Speculation linking Chelsea defender David Luiz with a move to Spanish champions Barcelona has now been prevalent for some time, with the Brazilian not a regular starter under current Blues boss Jose Mourinho ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 11,888 reads 5 comments

  23. Manchester United Transfer News: Star Players David Moyes Must Target

    Manchester United are not having their finest campaign but have begun to find their feet under David Moyes in recent weeks, and the January transfer window offers the next opportunity for the Scot to continue moulding the team in his own image...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 16,355 reads 34 comments

  24. Arsenal Transfer News: Arsene Wenger's Most Likely January Signings

    The January transfer window springs open in just 24 hours and attention has now well and truly turned to the potential activity next month may bring...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 23,725 reads 7 comments

  25. Premier League Week 19 Fixtures: TV Schedule, Live Stream Info and Predictions

    There have been times in the 2013-14 Premier League season that neutrals have simply not known which way to turn, with shock results and classic encounters commonplace over the first 18 games...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about almost 4 years ago 7,456 reads 0 comments