1. B/R Experts Predict Top Matches in World Football for Weekend of August 29-31

    The Premier League programme has thrown two Merseyside-London matches together for this weekend, but there is no doubt where the focus of attention will be...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 5 days ago 59,201 reads 50 comments

  2. Debate: Is Wayne Rooney the Right Choice to Captain England?

    England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed Wayne Rooney as his new captain following the international retirement of both Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard , as the Football Association confirmed...

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  3. Barcelona vs. Elche: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Barcelona 3-0 Elche Lionel Messi opened his La Liga season in style with two goals to help Barcelona to a 3-0 victory over Elche at the Camp Nou ...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 9 days ago 13,101 reads 36 comments

  4. Sunderland vs. Manchester United: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United Louis van Gaal claimed his first Premier League point as Manchester United manager, but the Old Trafford team were fortunate to escape Sunderland with a 1-1 draw...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 10 days ago 11,826 reads 203 comments

  5. Tottenham Hotspur vs. QPR: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 QPR Harry Redknapp and Glenn Hoddle suffered a nightmare return to White Hart Lane as Tottenham Hotspur ran out 4-0 winners to maintain their 100 percent start to the Premier League this season...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 10 days ago 10,557 reads 32 comments

  6. B/R Experts Predict Top Matches in World Football for Weekend of August 23

    Our experts are facing another intriguing weekend of football action with the Bundesliga and La Liga seasons opening...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 12 days ago 29,102 reads 60 comments

  7. Debate: Is Mario Balotelli the Right Liverpool Transfer to Replace Luis Suarez?

    Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan over a potential transfer move for Mario Balotelli , reports Ben Smith of BBC Sport...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 13 days ago 5,779 reads 49 comments

  8. Newcastle vs. Manchester City: Score, Grades and Reaction from Premier League

    David Silva and Sergio Aguero ensured Manchester City's defence of the Premier League got off to a winning start with a 2-0 victory at Newcastle United on Sunday...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 17 days ago 9,579 reads 21 comments

  9. Liverpool vs. Southampton: Score, Grades & Reaction from Premier League

    Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge were both on target as Liverpool dug deep to defeat Southampton 2-1 to begin the post- Luis Suarez era at Anfield on Sunday...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 17 days ago 13,642 reads 93 comments

  10. B/R Experts Predict Top Matches in World Football This Weekend

    The Premier League opens this weekend as clubs across Europe prepare for their new campaigns. Our resident Bleacher Report experts are also up and running after their first weekend in the prediction hot-seat...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 19 days ago 11,906 reads 6 comments

  11. Arsenal vs. Manchester City: Score, Grades and Reaction

    Arsenal 3-0 Manchester City Substitute Olivier Giroud scored a sublime 25-yard drive to seal the Community Shield for Arsenal in a 3-0 win over Manchester City at Wembley ...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 24 days ago 30,170 reads 148 comments

  12. Former Boxing Promoter Frank Maloney Undergoing Gender Reassignment Therapy

    Former boxing promoter Frank Maloney has revealed she is undergoing gender reassignment therapy in an exclusive interview with Matthew Drake of the Sunday Mirror ...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 24 days ago 17,043 reads 7 comments

  13. Thomas Vermaelen Treads Well-Worn Transfer Path from Arsenal to Barcelona

    Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Thomas Vermaelen from Arsenal, as the club's official website reported. The Belgium international passed his medical on Saturday and will be unveiled on Sunday after penning a five-year deal at Camp Nou...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 25 days ago 26,441 reads 55 comments

  14. Helsinki vs. Barcelona: Score, Grades and Reaction

    Helsinki 0-6 Barcelona Munir El Haddadi offered a timely reminder of his qualities as he scored a first-half double to help Barcelona to a 6-0 win over Helsinki on Saturday ...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 25 days ago 23,217 reads 41 comments

  15. Injuries Cost England's Jack Rodwell at Manchester City, Not His Nationality

    New Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell signed off his Manchester City career with a piece of advice aimed at youngsters considering a move to the Etihad Stadium club...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 25 days ago 3,252 reads 8 comments

  16. B/R Experts Predict Top Matches in World Football This Weekend

    The new football season is almost upon us with the Community Shield opening the English top-flight season. Ligue 1 gets underway in France, while other major European clubs continue their pre-season preparations...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 26 days ago 40,620 reads 61 comments

  17. David Moyes and Manchester United Prove Community Shield Teaches Nothing

    One year ago, David Moyes broke his silverware duck as Manchester United comfortably defeated Wigan Athletic 2-0 at Wembley to claim the Community Shield...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 26 days ago 18,962 reads 71 comments

  18. Winners and Losers from Champions League Draw

    The draw for the Champions League play-off round took place in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday, where participants discovered who stands in their way to the group stages...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 26 days ago 244,969 reads 85 comments

  19. Debate: Is Arsenal's Thomas Vermaelen Right Transfer Move for Manchester United?

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Manchester United are one of the clubs chasing the signature of defender Thomas Vermaelen , as Tom Sunderland of Bleacher Report noted...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 27 days ago 3,441 reads 49 comments

  20. Indonesian Super League All-Stars vs. Juventus: Score, Grades and Reaction

    Indonesian Super League All-Stars 1-8 Juventus Fernando Llorente scored a hat-trick in the opening half-hour as Juventus began their Asia-Pacific pre-season tour with a hefty ...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 28 days ago 5,922 reads 3 comments

  21. Frank Lampard and the Imported Premier League Stars of Major League Soccer

    Frank Lampard has swapped the bright lights of London for the Big Apple in a summer transfer. The England international has joined New York City FC after 13 years of success at Chelsea, the Major League Soccer club confirmed via Twitter ...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 1 month ago 12,849 reads 21 comments

  22. 7 Possible Replacements for Brazil Head Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari

    Brazil head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned from his role with the national team after a disappointing World Cup on home soil, as BBC Sport reported...

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  23. England and Scotland to Renew Rivalry at Celtic Park in November

    The Football Association has confirmed that England will play Scotland in an international friendly at Celtic Park on Nov. 18...

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  24. Daily Debate: Did Lionel Messi Deserve FIFA Golden Ball for 2014 World Cup?

    After Germany clinched the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday night, FIFA announced that Lionel Messi was the winner of the Golden Ball award as player of the tournament, as Peter Mason of The Guardian reported...

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  25. Paper News and Gossip: Arturo Vidal Link to Man Utd, Arsenal Target Khedira

    After the World Cup came to an end with a Germany win over Argentina in Rio de Janeiro, thoughts are turning to the domestic scene...

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