1. Romelu Lukaku vs. Chelsea and 9 Other Big Grudge Matches

    Romelu Lukaku faces his former club Chelsea on Saturday evening for the very first time since the giant frontman left Stamford Bridge to join Everton in acrimonious circumstances earlier this month...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 21 hours ago 5,314 reads 9 comments

  2. Ranking the Top 50 Batsmen in ODI Cricket by Strike Rate

    With attention around the globe beginning to focus on next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which gets underway in just six months' time, we rank the Top 50 batsmen in one-day international cricket by their strike rate...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 day ago 1,164 reads 0 comments

  3. Winners and Losers from 2nd Leg of Champions League Qualifiers

    Ten second-leg UEFA Champions League qualifiers took place over the past two evenings to decide the final composition of Thursday’s draw for the group stage of Europe’s premier club competition...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 day ago 15,065 reads 9 comments

  4. Rayo Vallecano vs. Atletico Madrid: Winners and Losers from La Liga Game

    Atletico Madrid started the defence of their La Liga title with a goalless draw against city rivals Rayo Vallecano at the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas on Monday evening in what was a hard-fought Madrid derby...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 3 days ago 1,622 reads 15 comments

  5. Belgian GP 2014: Grading Race on Strategy, Overtaking, Shocks and Drama

    Sunday afternoon saw Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo win an action-packed Belgian Grand Prix ahead of second-placed Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes, with the Williams of Valtteri Bottas coming home in third place...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 5 days ago 3,484 reads 7 comments

  6. West Indies V Bangladesh, 3rd ODI: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    West Indies and Bangladesh meet in the final one-day international of their three-match series in St. Kitts on Monday for what is in effect a dead rubber after the home side took an unassailable 2-0 lead with victory by a whopping 177 runs on Friday...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 5 days ago 5,634 reads 2 comments

  7. Belgian Grand Prix 2014: Live Lap-by-Lap Updates, Highlights, Report and More

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was the surprise winner of an action-packed Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday afternoon, with championship leader Nico Rosberg in the ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 6 days ago 5,145 reads 4 comments

  8. West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    West Indies play host to Bangladesh in the second one-day international in Grenada on Friday, looking for the win that would wrap up this three-match series following their three-wicket victory in the opening encounter at the same venue on Wednesday...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 8 days ago 2,385 reads 0 comments

  9. 10 Bold Predictions for World Football This Weekend

    With both La Liga and the Bundesliga shortly set to kick off their own respective new seasons, following hot on the heels of the likes of the Portuguese Primeira Liga, Premier League, ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 8 days ago 13,794 reads 32 comments

  10. 15 Transfers from Last Season Who'll Have Breakout Years

    With less than a fortnight to go before the summer transfer window slams shut for business in 2014, we take a look at those Premier League arrivals from last season who are now set ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 9 days ago 30,157 reads 61 comments

  11. CPL 2014: Picking a Team of the Tournament XI

    Following Saturday's 2014 Caribbean Premier League final, which saw Barbados Tridents overcome Guyana Amazon Warriors to claim the title , we reveal our team of the tournament chosen from the past five weeks of thrilling Twenty20 action...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 12 days ago 1,279 reads 0 comments

  12. England's Joe Root Makes No. 5 Berth His Own with Glorious Indian Summer

    What a difference a change of opposition and in the batting order has made for Joe Root this summer, with the fresh-faced youngster just eight runs away from a fifth hundred of his ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 13 days ago 506 reads 0 comments

  13. Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 2nd Test: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    Sri Lanka take on Pakistan in the final Test of their two-match series at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, starting on Thursday, looking to maintain their slender 1-0 lead...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 16 days ago 4,081 reads 0 comments

  14. 25 Bold Predictions for the Opening Weekend of the Premier League Season

    With the much-anticipated 2014/15 Premier League season set to finally get underway on Saturday, we take a look into our crystal ball and make 25 bold predictions for the opening weekend’s action...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 16 days ago 4,519 reads 13 comments

  15. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara Further Cements His Place at Cricket's Top Table

    Kumar Sangakkara ’s latest double-hundred against Pakistan in the first Test at Galle has only served to reaffirm the Sri Lankan’s status as one of the game’s all-time great batsmen...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 20 days ago 4,023 reads 1 comments

  16. Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan: Breaking Down Younis, Ajmal and Misbah's Test Futures

    With Pakistan having taken control of the first Test against Sri Lanka after day two in Galle , we assess their captain Misbah -ul-Haq, star batsman Younis Khan and mystery ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 22 days ago 655 reads 1 comments

  17. 25 Early Games to Look Forward to Across Europe's Top Leagues

    With the 2014/15 season finally set to get underway as early as this Friday in some countries on the continent, we build up to that much-anticipated domestic kick-off by highlighting ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 23 days ago 15,073 reads 8 comments

  18. Reviewing Each Bowler of the Month over Past Year: Why They Won, What Came Next

    Following the inaugural awarding of Bleacher Report’s Bowler of the Month gong last August, much has happened to our various winners during the course of the past 12 months, some of it good, some not so...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 24 days ago 1,038 reads 1 comments

  19. Hungarian GP 2014: Grading Race on Strategy, Overtaking, Shocks and Drama

    Sunday afternoon saw Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo win an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of second-place Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari, with the Mercedes duo of ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 97 reads 0 comments

  20. Hungarian Grand Prix 2014: Live Lap-by-Lap Updates, Highlights, Report and More

    Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo won a sensational and action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon from second-placed Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 6,328 reads 1 comments

  21. Matt Prior's England Career: Highs and Lows in Pictures

    Following wicketkeeper Matt Prior ’s decision to take an indefinite break from international cricket due to injury in the immediate aftermath of England’s 95-run loss ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 424 reads 0 comments

  22. 25 Players Who Think They're Better Than They Really Are

    Planet Football’s landscape has always been, and still is, littered with players who clearly think that they are way better than they really are...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 8,282 reads 68 comments

  23. Changes Sri Lanka and South Africa Should Consider for 2nd Test in Colombo

    With Sri Lanka taking on South Africa in the second and final Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo on Thursday, both sides may now be pondering possible changes to their respective ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 922 reads 2 comments

  24. German GP 2014: Grading Race on Strategy, Overtaking, Shocks and Drama

    Sunday afternoon saw Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg win the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim to further extend his lead over team-mate Lewis Hamilton to 14 points at the top of the drivers’ standings after the first 10 races of the season...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 2,336 reads 2 comments

  25. Ben Stokes Evolving for England Like Andrew Flintoff into a Bowler Who Bats

    Exciting England all-rounder Ben Stokes is already beginning to resemble former home hero Andrew Flintoff on the evidence of his work with both bat and ball on the third day of the second Test with India at Lord’s...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 1,151 reads 1 comments