1. Landon Donovan's Top 10 Moments as He Announces His Retirement Plans

    For a generation of football fans in the United States, Landon Donovan has represented the maturation process of both his country’s national team and Major League Soccer...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 12 days ago 10,473 reads 16 comments

  2. Top 10 Storylines in World Football This Weekend

    With each passing week the club schedule gets more and more jam-packed—a sign that the 2014-15 season is either upon us or about to begin, depending on one’s geography...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 13 days ago 22,720 reads 2 comments

  3. 6 Things We Learned from the First Leg of the 2014 Copa Libertadores Final

    The final of the 2014 Copa Libertadores is on a knife’s edge following a 1-1 draw between Nacional and San Lorenzo in Asuncion, Paraguay...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 13 days ago 473 reads 0 comments

  4. Napoli vs. Barcelona: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Claudio Bravo made a spectacular first-half save before committing a late howler that led to the only goal of this pre -season friendly, as Napoli triumphed over Barcelona in Geneva, Switzlerland , on Wednesday...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 13 days ago 14,887 reads 19 comments

  5. Napoli vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights for Pre-Season Friendly

    Pre-season Friendly—Geneva NAPOLI 1-0 BARCELONA (80' Dzemaili) Line-ups Napoli: Rafael, Maggio, Albiol, Koulibaly, Britos, Jorginho, Gargano, Callejon, ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 14 days ago 12,594 reads 19 comments

  6. Ranking the Top 10 Leagues by World Cup Performance

    When the 2014 World Cup All Star team was announced, it was not surprising that the Bundesliga claimed more than half of the 11 spots on offer. Second—the only other division with more than one spot—was France’s Ligue 1 with two...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 9,548 reads 87 comments

  7. Antonio Conte's Sudden Exit Hints at Juventus Transfer Trouble

    Antonio Conte may yet become the new Italy manager, but despite his sudden exit from Serie A champions Juventus on Tuesday, it’s ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 17,179 reads 28 comments

  8. 20 Players Whose Transfer Value Dropped on World Cup Performance

    Imagine if the David Luiz transfer had been conducted after the World Cup rather than before. In early June, the £50 million paid to Chelsea by Paris Saint-Germain was still ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 14,989 reads 42 comments

  9. 10 Best Saves of 2014 World Cup

    Goalkeepers were among the brightest stars at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and their heroics resulted in some of the most compelling storylines of the competition...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 18,510 reads 66 comments

  10. 25 Biggest Surprises of the 2014 World Cup

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup was chock full of surprises, both good and bad. There were teams that exceeded the wildest expectations, and others that crumpled under the weight of the occasion...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 26,944 reads 45 comments

  11. Quotes of the Day from the 2014 World Cup Final Between Germany and Argentina

    Ecstasy in victory, despair in defeat. Both emotions were expressed poignantly and vividly by the participants of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final shortly after the trophy was presented to Germany captain Philipp Lahm ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 15,408 reads 20 comments

  12. Father Figure Joachim Loew Deserves Praise for Germany's World Cup Triumph

    Read between the lines, and Philipp Lahm ’s post-match remarks are a not-so-veiled tribute to Joachim Loew . “Whether we have the best individual players or whatever does not matter...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 11,654 reads 13 comments

  13. World Cup 2014: The Tournament in Pictures

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is now behind us, but it leaves some indelible images imprinted on our minds. Whether the ecstasy of victory, the devastation of defeat or enjoyment of the ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 14,185 reads 18 comments

  14. Germany vs. Argentina: Player Ratings for World Cup Final

    Germany are World Cup champions thanks to Mario Goetze’s extra-time winner at the Maracana. After chesting down Andre Schurrle’s pass, the Bayern Munich attacker ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 11,508 reads 11 comments

  15. 6 Players Brazil Should Turn to Following 2014 World Cup Collapse

    It’s unlikely that Fred will be wearing the canary strip of the Brazilian national team anytime again soon, if ever...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 18,605 reads 71 comments

  16. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Brazil vs. the Netherlands

    For Brazil fans, Saturday’s 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands in the 2014 World Cup third-place play-off will only have amplified the disappointment and embarrassment of Tuesday’s 7-1 drubbing at the hands of Germany...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 27,445 reads 38 comments

  17. Alexis Sanchez Turns Arsenal into Genuine Premier League Contenders

    In acquiring Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona, Arsenal have turned themselves into a genuine Premier League title contender...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 25,955 reads 184 comments

  18. Sergio Romero Has Repaid Alejandro Sabella's Faith at This World Cup

    For a time, Sergio Romero was accustomed to not being wanted. Shipped off for a loan spell in Monaco by club side Sampdoria , the goalkeeper played only a handful of matches ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 6,740 reads 4 comments

  19. How Germany Will Benefit from the Netherlands-Argentina World Cup Semi-Final

    Germany were the big winners from Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final between the Netherlands and Argentina...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 11,035 reads 77 comments

  20. Netherlands vs. Argentina: Live Player Ratings for World Cup Semi-Final

    Argentina will face Germany in Sunday’s World Cup final after beating the Netherlands on penalties in Sao Paulo...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 5,504 reads 18 comments

  21. Brazil's World Cup Collapse Down to Technical, Tactical and Mental Shortcomings

    Brazil’s World Cup collapse was as monumental as it was unforeseen. At the final whistle in Belo Horizonte , even the Germany players were astonished as to the magnitude of the 7-1 scoreline...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 10,431 reads 15 comments

  22. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Brazil vs. Germany Semi-Final

    It was unexpected in its arrival, horrific in its unraveling. On Tuesday at Estadio Mineirao, Germany inflicted a record defeat upon host nation Brazil, winning 7-1 at the semi-final stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 98,003 reads 223 comments

  23. Remembering Alfredo Di Stefano: Real Madrid's Original Galactico

    Alfredo Di Stefano quite nearly became a Blaugranes . Indeed, the fissure created over his transfer exacerbated the enmity between Barcelona and Real Madrid ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 6,431 reads 16 comments

  24. Ranking the Best-Ever World Cup Semi-Final Matches

    The World Cup semi-finals have produced some of the most memorable matches in football history. It's almost as though the desperation to reach the final produces a better spectacle ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 24,245 reads 19 comments

  25. World Cup 2014: Best XI of the Quarter-Finals with Messi, Hummels and Navas

    The quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup were mostly cautious and occasionally violent affairs, each punctuated by moments of individual brilliance...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 53,011 reads 79 comments