1. 5 Key Issues That Will Shape Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Legs

    Napoli's 4-1 win at Wolfsburg last Thursday wasn't just a hugely impressive performance and result, but it also served as the only one of the Europa League quarter-finals in which a clear advantage has been established at the halfway point...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 days ago 1,145 reads 2 comments

  2. 16 Great Goals in Alan Shearer's Stellar Career

    Believe it or not, it is nine years to the day since Alan Shearer—one of English football's most legendary No. 9s—was forced to announce his retirement from football, as reported by the BBC ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 1,754 reads 6 comments

  3. Europe North vs. Europe South: Picking the European All-Star XIs

    A European All-Star game? Could that really be a thing? According to a report from The Daily Telegraph , which cites the Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo , it could well be, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 days ago 22,054 reads 183 comments

  4. Picking an Alternative PFA Men's Players' Player of the Year Shortlist

    The votes are in and now we know the nominees for this season’s PFA Player of the Year awards. Four players— Eden Hazard , Harry Kane, David De Gea and Philippe Coutinho—are ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 7 days ago 36,810 reads 55 comments

  5. 25 Players from World Football Who Have Tripped Themselves Up on Twitter

    It was hardly the worst thing he's ever done on Twitter, but Mario Balotelli was at it again during the recent Manchester derby. When Sergio Aguero put the Italian's former side Manchester City ahead, Balotelli tweeted : "Yeeees city...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 9 days ago 8,417 reads 6 comments

  6. 5 Key Issues That Will Shape Europa League Quarter-Finals

    Secondary to the Champions League it may be, but there is more than enough intrigue and potential for drama in this week’s Europa League quarter-finals to keep us all entertained on the next two Thursdays...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 days ago 1,018 reads 3 comments

  7. 10 Biggest Clubs in Danger of Missing Champions League Qualification

    Manchester City's damaging derby defeat to Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday has got plenty of their supporters pondering the unthinkable, namely: Is there a chance ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 days ago 18,038 reads 43 comments

  8. Picking an Ultimate London Premier League XI

    With Arsenal's recent and dramatic improvement now seeing them sit second to Chelsea in the Premier League table, it is a pretty good time for football in London...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 15 days ago 25,861 reads 313 comments

  9. Picking an Ultimate North West Premier League XI

    It's the Manchester derby this weekend, as two of the north west of England's biggest rivals go head-to-head in a battle that is always watched with interest far and wide...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 13,594 reads 67 comments

  10. 20 Players Who Are in Danger of Not Fulfilling Their Potential

    When you're a top quality young footballer, the world is quite literally at your feet. Global superstardom can seem to be just a goal or an assist away but plenty of factors need to come together for that to be achieved...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 17 days ago 23,590 reads 41 comments

  11. The 20 Players Who Have Run the Most in the Premier League so Far

    We all love our teams' workhorses—the players who, regardless of the scoreline, setting or state of the game, simply keep on running for the cause and cover ground for the good of the team...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 11,628 reads 16 comments

  12. Top 20 Defenders in International Football Right Now

    We’re into the tail end of the international break, and it’s time to celebrate the men who have been doing their best to prevent us from seeing any goals...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 25 days ago 22,275 reads 62 comments

  13. World Cup 2014 Superstars: Where Are the Top 25 Players Now?

    It has been more than 250 days since Germany lifted the World Cup in the Maracana Stadium—the glorious ending to a tournament that thrilled everyone who witnessed it...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 28,197 reads 57 comments

  14. Top 20 Strikers in International Football Right Now

    Club football hostilities will have to be put on hold for a couple of weeks as we get back to international business...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 55,815 reads 25 comments

  15. 20 Players Who Should Forget About 2014-15 and Focus on Next Season

    We all know the feeling. Sometimes it is just better to accept your fate and focus on improving in what lies ahead. For some footballers, that is exactly how they’ll be viewing the 2014/15 season...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 41,485 reads 24 comments

  16. Each Premier League Side's Biggest Flop of the 2014-15 Season

    We all know who the star performers of this Premier League season have been. Alexis Sanchez, Eden Hazard , Harry Kane and the like have thrilled us each and every week, but what about ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 29,571 reads 79 comments

  17. Ranking the 16 Best Stadiums in Europe for Fans to Visit

    What’s your favourite football stadium? Is it the one where your own team plays, or a far-flung destination overseas? Stadiums provide the backdrop to the great games we watch ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 17,105 reads 51 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 20 Strikers in Premier League History on Their Heading Ability

    In scoring the winner against Hull City at the end of February, Stoke City's Peter Crouch equalled a Premier League record...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 10,559 reads 16 comments

  19. 15 Premier League Players Who'd Improve in Another League

    Poor old Radamel Falcao. It’s not quite working out for the Colombian at Manchester United, leading many to claim that he’s not suited to the Premier League and the rigours of English football...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 15,243 reads 21 comments

  20. Andrea Pirlo and the 20 Best Long-Range Shooters in Football

    You all love Andrea Pirlo, right? If you don’t, then I’d suggest that you’re in the wrong place...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 26,754 reads 80 comments

  21. Delia Smith and 10 Other Crazy Football Moments

    Sometimes, you just have to do what you think is right to help your team win a match. Ten years ago on Saturday, Norwich City joint-majority shareholder Delia Smith responded to ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,199 reads 1 comments

  22. 10 Fastest Hat-Tricks in World Football Since the Millennium

    It is 11 years to the day since one of English football’s less heralded feats. On February 24, 2004, the Bournemouth forward James Hayter came on as a late substitute in a ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 12,131 reads 4 comments

  23. 5 Storylines to Watch in Champions League Week of February 23

    While the first week of Champions League last-16 ties might have been uncharacteristically flat, the second promises much...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 29,890 reads 35 comments

  24. Stanley Matthews and 16 Great Wingers in World Football History

    It's 15 years to the day since we lost one of English football’s all-time greats. Sir Stanley Matthews was the first player to win the European Footballer of the Year award, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 8,215 reads 48 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's 2015 World Football Oscars

    Put on your best tux, head down the red carpet and prepare your best selfie face, because it's Oscars time again! As we get ready for the 87th Academy Awards, we thought it was about time to hand out our own world football Oscars...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 16,980 reads 78 comments