1. Thiago Alcantara & Mario Götze Signings Add to Bayern Munich's Midfield Madness

    Bayern Munich's decision to sign Thiago Alcantara has revealed that the club is committed to fulfilling manager Pep Guardiola's personnel wishes. It also underscores once more that Bayern have incredibly deep pockets...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 12 months ago 3,706 reads 40 comments

  2. Bayern Munich-Barcelona Fixtures Mark Beginning and End of Football Era

    It was an evening of contemplation for Bayern ’s bosses. A match ending 4-0 featuring a revitalizing and ascendant club in world football—and not just any club, but FC Barcelona itself...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 1 year ago 1,342 reads 0 comments

  3. Pep Guardiola to Bayern Munich: 4 Challenges for the Transfer of the Season

    Little news in recent history has dominated the German footballing landscape as much as last week’s announcement that Pep Guardiola has signed with Bayern Munich...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about over 1 year ago 7,031 reads 122 comments

  4. Europa League: Borussia Dortmund Favored Over Sevilla FC in Final Showdown

    When Sevilla FC hosts Borussia Dortmund for the remaining berth in its Europa League group Wednesday night, a team that has won the UEFA Cup twice in recent years, played in the ...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about over 3 years ago 497 reads 1 comments

  5. Real Madrid's Emerging Star: Why Mesut Özil Must Shine Against Football Greats

    When Real Madrid's Mesut Özil was substituted at halftime of El Clàsico last week, even his most loyal fans had to admit that the squirmy German had failed to breathe any creativity into Los Blancos' offense...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about over 3 years ago 2,993 reads 52 comments

  6. FIFA World Cup 2010: Halftime for the Cup

    It is halftime for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. 32 of 64 matches have been played and most teams are still competing for the remaining berths in the knockout phase...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 4 years ago 453 reads 4 comments

  7. FIFA World Cup 2010: German Squad Faces a Real Challenge Against Serbia

    There was much reason for German euphoria following the impressive 4-0 victory over Australia on Sunday. Indeed, while top tier teams Brazil, Spain, France, England and Italy have ...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 4 years ago 438 reads 0 comments

  8. FIFA World Cup 2010 Preview: The Tournament's Four Biggest Surprises

    Every major football competition brings out new stars. Players many have never heard of take the tournament by storm. Others step up and become the stars, while it is not uncommon for some national heroes to fail to meet expectations...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 4 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  9. Michael Ballack's Injury Ends Dream of Being Forever Remembered

    What makes a football player great? The understanding of how to read the game? Scoring ability? Versatility on the pitch? Team leadership? When fans take a trip down memory lane, ...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 4 years ago 323 reads 0 comments

  10. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Lippi's Squad Missing '06 Stars

    Italy coach Marcelo Lippi announced his 30-man squad for the World Cup on Tuesday. Only ten players were nominated who were on the championship team in Germany four years ago. Nevertheless, a new team is tasked with ensuring old success...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 4 years ago 1,433 reads 15 comments

  11. 2010 World Cup Preview: Italy

    Let there be no doubt: expectations are high as Italy sets out for its third World Cup as reigning champions. Fans expect the Squadra Azzurra to go all the way—anything less than the country’s fifth World Cup title would be a disappointment...

    Mark McAdam Written by Mark McAdam about 4 years ago 474 reads 11 comments