1. Rating Both Sets of Players in Uruguay vs. Nigeria Confederations Cup Match

    With Nigeria all but out of the Confederations Cup, Uruguay look set to take the second qualification spot barring something inconceivable happening when they meet Tahiti and the Super Eagles take on favourites Spain...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 1,068 reads 0 comments

  2. Manchester United: Defensive Issues for David Moyes to Resolve This Summer

    All stats are courtesy of Transfermarkt unless linked otherwise. Despite finishing with an 11-point gap between themselves and second-placed rivals Manchester City , while ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 7,705 reads 44 comments

  3. The World's Best-and-Worst-Dressed Footballers

    Bit difficult to know what to go on with this really. Do we rank them in order of most stylish down to the hermits? The metrosexuals vs...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 9,756 reads 1 comments

  4. Croatia vs. Portugal: 5 Things We Learned

    The importance of international friendlies is debated, mainly due to the unnecessary pressure it puts on the players both physically and mentally...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 1,737 reads 6 comments

  5. 5 Teams That Will Steal World Cup Spots at Brazil 2014

    There have been some bizarre entrants in the World Cup over the years, with a personal favourite being North Korea in South Africa and their passionate fans ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 15,952 reads 84 comments

  6. Panama vs. Mexico 0-0 WCQ: Player Ratings

    Before today's games, both teams sat in the automatic promotion spots: Mexico in first, albeit with an extra game played, while Panama rather surprisingly occupied second...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 1,862 reads 2 comments

  7. 5 Players Sure to Leave the Premier League This Offseason

    With the motives ranging from greed and money to desire and prestige, every window begins as a drawn-out circle of rumours and half-truths regarding player transfers and ends in a flurry of bank transfers...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 6,910 reads 20 comments

  8. Blatter and Platini: FIFA, UEFA, and the Not so "Good-Looking" Reforms

    It’s difficult to pick holes in a man that so readily offers himself up as the village idiot. So when the honourable Sepp Blatter described one of the candidates for ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 234 reads 3 comments

  9. Chelsea: Mourinho Will Make Blues Most Improved Premier League Side in 2013-14

    (All stats courtesy of Transfermarkt unless linked otherwise.) A lot has happened in a year at Stamford Bridge, even for the Roman Abramovich era...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 2,802 reads 9 comments

  10. Hull City Transfer Guide: Needs to Keep Tigers Clear of Relegation Zone

    For any manager going into the preseason, there is always the problem of getting the balance right when bringing in and selling players...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about almost 2 years ago 2,080 reads 7 comments

  11. Liverpool's 5 Best Moments of the Season

    Despite not achieving any of the club goals, such as getting near the top four or even qualifying for the Europa League, Brendan Rodgers has easily had the best effect of any of the managers since Benitez...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 4,813 reads 19 comments

  12. One Transfer Each Premier League Team Can't Afford to Miss

    Going into the summer transfer window feels like the beginning a long hibernation interspersed with the odd moment of excitement or disbelief (Andy Carroll for £35 million anyone?) ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 6,668 reads 15 comments

  13. Biggest Summer Transfer Window Needs to Boost Baggies into Top Four Next Season

    After a stirring start to the season, during which they won eight out of their first 13 games and new manager Steve Clarke managed to keep them as high as fourth up to the end of November, ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 341 reads 15 comments

  14. Injuries That Changed the Course of World Football This Season

    As the 2012-13 season enters its final week (for most of us), it is now the time to look back at what might have been...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 587 reads 3 comments

  15. Sir Alex Ferguson's 5 Greatest Achievements at Manchester United

    It was revealed today that Sir Alex Ferguson will be stepping down from his position as Manchester United manager at the end of the season. The tributes are already in their thousands, and there will be more to come over the next few weeks...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 1,643 reads 2 comments

  16. 10 Most Creative Players in Europe This Season

    With the end of the European football season fast approaching (and having already arrived in some leagues), it is time to look back at a selection of the players who gave us such an enthralling 10 months...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 1,923 reads 0 comments

  17. Gareth Bale Reportedly Ready to Sign New Spurs Deal

    Tottenham Hotspur talisman Gareth Bale is apparently ready to sign a new, lucrative contract that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2017...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 3,624 reads 9 comments

  18. Tottenham Hotspur: Key Areas That Andre Villas-Boas Must Improve on Next Season

    Tottenham Hotspur still technically have the edge in the race for fourth place in the EPL standings, but it is still very uncertain who will make the final cut...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 2,034 reads 25 comments

  19. Real Madrid 4-3 Real Valladolid: Rating the Players

    As Jose Mourinho's tenure as Real Madrid manager draws to a close, with his preferred destination thought to be England , it was tempting to predict this as a stilted affair...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 1,231 reads 2 comments

  20. Tottenham Hotspur: If Gareth Bale Leaves, Will Spurs Have Reached Their Peak?

    Besides the consolation of having Gareth Bale , it’s been a long wait for fans of the Spurs. Rife with false starts, anti-climaxes and the ones that got away, the life of a Spurs fan is never dull...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 232 reads 6 comments

  21. Tottenham Hotspur Transfers: Bold Targets for Andre Villas-Boas This Summer

    Aged just 35, Andre Villas-Boas has already accomplished more than most managers will in their entire career...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 429 reads 9 comments

  22. Championship Promotion Candidates: Teams Fighting for a Premier League Place

    For some teams, promotion to the English Premier League signals the start of a new era. For others, it is merely a short break from the almost inescapable bear pit that is the Championship League...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 2,819 reads 2 comments

  23. The Best and Worst of Football Chants from Around the World

    As the FA seem to have forgotten with their announcement of a 5:15 p.m. GMT kick-off for the FA Cup Final yesterday, football would be nothing without the fans...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 1,909 reads 0 comments

  24. Rafa Benitez: Why Manager Should Be Lauded for His Work at Chelsea This Season

    If Rafa Benitez emerges from the tunnel on the final day of the season to anything less than a cacophony of disapproval, even his harshest critics will have to admit that, in a way, ...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 1,144 reads 7 comments

  25. 5 Premier League Players Whose Styles Would Be Better Suited to Another Country

    When trying to think of Premier League players who would adapt better to playing elsewhere, the temptation is to go for those at Arsenal or Swansea...

    Sean Butters Written by Sean Butters about 2 years ago 1,053 reads 7 comments