1. Euro 2012: David Villa Sidelined for Six Months, Are Spain Still the Favorites?

    David Villa will be sidelined for six months after breaking his tibia. A year ago this would have been a huge blow for Barcelona as Villa was a key to Barcelona's offense and success...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about almost 3 years ago 861 reads 7 comments

  2. Manchester United: Did Sir Alex Go Too Young Too Early?

    Manchester United lost this past week to FC Basel and was eliminated from the Champions League. Naturally when a traditional power like United suffers an early upset, many questions are asked as everyone is trying to figure out what happened...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about almost 3 years ago 1,334 reads 14 comments

  3. Premier League Transfers: 10 Deals That Could Change Everything in January

    We are a few months into the season and only a couple months away from the close of the transfer window, where plenty of teams will need to make moves. Some need to in order to secure their spot at the top, or move into contention...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about almost 3 years ago 917 reads 2 comments

  4. Wayne Rooney's 3 Game Ban Is Excessive and Should Be Reduced

    England suffered a huge blow today when Uefa's disciplinary panel handed out a three match ban to Wayne Rooney ...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about almost 3 years ago 223 reads 1 comments

  5. Manchester United vs Chelsea: Fernando Torres' Performance Reason for Optimism

    There have been various headlines to emerge from Chelsea's loss to Manchester United on Sunday. One such headline is of course the open-goal miss by Fernando Torres...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about almost 3 years ago 1,001 reads 14 comments

  6. Real Madrid: Is It Time to Find a Replacement for Jose Mourinho?

    It's sad that even though we just witnessed 180 minutes of brilliant soccer over the past couple days between two of the best clubs in all of Europe, it will all be overshadowed by the final four minutes of today's game...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about 3 years ago 2,174 reads 41 comments

  7. 7 Premier League Predictions After the First Week of Games

    Week 1 of the English Premier League is over. Admittedly, it might be a little too early to make season predictions, but at the same time, it is possible this early to get a feel and a preview of the league...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about 3 years ago 226 reads 0 comments

  8. Champions League Final: Player Reviews in 7 Words or Fewer

    The final is over. Barcelona are once again champions of Europe. There will be much analysis about the game over the course of the next few days. Here are some quick player reviews in seven words or fewer...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 972 reads 20 comments

  9. Barca vs. United: Grading All 22 Probable UEFA Champions League Final Starters

    The Champions League final is upon us. And what a final it should be. This is the matchup that everyone wanted...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 2,087 reads 23 comments

  10. Gareth Bale Transfer Rumours: 5 Clubs in the Running to Land the Spurs Winger

    The end of the playing season and the start summer transfer season is almost upon us. Rumors will be swirling for transfers for a variety of players. One such player is Gareth Bale ...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 8,488 reads 17 comments

  11. Real Madrid Back to Full Strength: Are They the Favorites to Win It All in UCL?

    The second leg of the quarterfinals of Champions League resumes this week and things couldn't be going any better for Real Madrid ...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 1,752 reads 37 comments

  12. Chelsea FC: Which Striker Will Be on Their Way out at the End of the Season?

    Chelsea has a problem. They have four quality strikers, but they only start two strikers each game. This wasn't as big of a problem earlier in the season when they only had three strikers—Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka and Salomon Kalou...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 2,543 reads 28 comments

  13. World Football: Ranking the Top 10 Transfer Rumors of the Week

    Another week, another crop of rumors in the football market. One would think the rumors would die once January ended. Yet once January ended, the focus just turned to the potential transfers this summer...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 827 reads 11 comments

  14. Kaka, Robinho and the Top 25 Brazilians in European Football

    Brazil has historically been a factory for producing some of the best football players on the planet. Because Europe is home to many of the best leagues and teams in the world, it's no wonder that most of the premier talent in Brazil comes to Europe...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 6,661 reads 13 comments

  15. UEFA Champions League: Why Real Madrid Will Advance Further Than Barcelona

    This past weekend, Barcelona essentially won La Liga. Real Madrid tied Deportivo and fell seven points behind league leaders Barcelona...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 2,084 reads 19 comments

  16. UCL: Sloppy Real Madrid Falters and Draws With Lyon: Same Story For Madrid?

    A sloppy Real Madrid ground out a tie against Lyon yesterday. It was a less than impressive performance from the club that is supposed to have a new image with Jose Mourinho and be legit competitors to win the Champions League...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 509 reads 33 comments

  17. UEFA Champions League: Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid Compared to Inter Milan

    Real Madrid begins its Champions League knock-out rounds campaign this week. Real has failed to make it out of the round of 16 each of the past seven seasons...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 1,309 reads 6 comments

  18. Fulham Ties Chelsea: Dempsey Falters While Chelsea Continues To Struggle

    Fulham and Chelsea battled to a scoreless draw on Monday night. A Fulham fan might argue that they held Chelsea to a scoreless draw and that they should have won the game...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 314 reads 5 comments

  19. Champions League Last 16: Picking an All-Star XI from the Contenders

    The knockout rounds of the Champions League are underway this week. So it's time to look at 11 of the most important players from the remaining teams...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 1,256 reads 22 comments

  20. Shock Transfer Rumors: Sergio Ramos To Leave Real Madrid? Possible Destinations

    The internet is buzzing with rumors that Sergio Ramos wants out of Madrid. The rumors claim that the world-class defender has had a "bust-up" with Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and that Ramos would like to leave...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 5,373 reads 23 comments

  21. Transfer Rumors: Liverpool Linked with Luis Suarez, Can He Solve Their Problems?

    Many outlets are reporting that Liverpool has contacted Ajax to discuss a bid for striker Luis Suarez. Ajax is saying they have yet to receive an actual bid for Suarez, but that doesn't mean there haven't been discussions...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 82 reads 11 comments

  22. Diego Maradona: Top 10 Possible Destinations for the World Cup Legend

    Rumors have recently started circulating that Diego Maradona is interested in managing in the Premier League and that there may be some interest from some clubs. Granted, the source of those rumors is unclear...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 850 reads 11 comments

  23. Gonzalo Higuain Out for Season: Impact On Real Madrid, Potential Replacements

    Real Madrid announced today that Gonzalo Higuain would have season ending knee surgery. He has been sidelined since November, but it was anticipated that he would make his return in the next few weeks...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 1,105 reads 10 comments

  24. Ranking the Top 10 Premier League Goalkeepers from the First Half of the Season

    Half of the season is almost over. It's time to rank the top goalies thus far in the Premier League. Like all players, it is somewhat difficult to do these rankings because there ...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 1,597 reads 9 comments

  25. 2010 Transfers: Does Donovan's Decision To Stay In The US Impact His Legacy?

    Landon Donovan has recently indicated that he will not be heading to the Premier League on loan this off-season like he did last season. Last year, for the first time since his failed stint in the Bundesliga, Donovan went back to play in Europe...

    Kent Sommer Written by Kent Sommer about over 3 years ago 457 reads 18 comments