1. Chelsea FC: Depth Not a Problem Despite Departures of Essien and Meireles

    On Monday, Chelsea announced that Raul Meireles had left Stamford Bridge to join Fenerbahce . While the Portuguese international was never the most liked or consistent player ...

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  2. World Football: Top Four Bosman Transfers of August

    The transfer window is closed and teams will now be directing all their attention to their upcoming matches...

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  3. World Football: The Top 4 Loan Deals of Deadline Day

    It's September, and the summer transfer window is closed. Now, everyone is able to reflect on what we have seen in the past two months...

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  4. Southampton: The Saints Must Improve in the EPL to Avoid Relegation This Season

    It has been a strange start to the season for Southampton . The Saints began their return to the English Premier League with a tough away match at Manchester City , but surprised everyone with two goals at the Etihad Stadium...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about 2 years ago 672 reads 9 comments

  5. UEFA Super Cup: How Should Chelsea Line Up Against Atl├ętico Madrid?

    So far, the 2012/2013 season has been good for Chelsea . The Londoners have won their first three league games, scoring eight and conceding two...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about 2 years ago 3,548 reads 54 comments

  6. World Football: The World's Biggest Spenders and Their Smartest Transfer Deal

    Soccer has changed greatly over time. During much of the 20th century, teams were expected to raise their own players from their academies or make reasonable transfer deals for players...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about 2 years ago 3,462 reads 10 comments

  7. Chelsea vs. Manchester City: 5 Players to Watch in the Community Shield

    The English Premier League is one week away and fans around the world are getting ready for the new season. Before that, Manchester City and Chelsea face each other in the 2012 Community Shield...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about 2 years ago 3,079 reads 5 comments

  8. UEFA Champions League: Four Underdog Candidates to Win Trophy Next Season

    The UEFA Champions League's qualifying rounds have been underway for about a month and we're slowly closing in on the beginning of the Group Stage...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about 2 years ago 3,730 reads 18 comments

  9. World Football: 4 Transfers That Will Still Happen This Summer

    It's the last day of July. In just three weeks almost all of the top European leagues will have started. While we are getting close to the new season, there are still many transfers that can happen before then...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about 2 years ago 5,259 reads 4 comments

  10. World Football: Five Super Cups to Watch This Summer

    It's almost the end of July and the start of the season is close. Teams are beginning to prepare for their campaigns and players are now training harder. It can be hard to wait for the domestic leagues to start up again...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about 2 years ago 2,687 reads 3 comments

  11. World Football: 5 Friendlies to Watch at the End of the Summer

    It's the end of July and we're approximately one month away from the start of the domestic seasons in Europe. The English Premier League and the Spanish La Liga kick off on August 18th, while the Serie A and the Bundesliga begin a week or so after that...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about over 2 years ago 1,171 reads 3 comments

  12. Chelsea F.C.: Five Young Defenders That the Blues Should Target

    After a season of ups and downs, Chelsea have been very active in the transfer market. The Blues may have won both the Champions League and the FA Cup but still had major problems ...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about over 2 years ago 5,367 reads 14 comments

  13. Chelsea F.C.: View of Chelsea's Youngsters

    Chelsea may be holders of the Champions League and FA Cup trophies, but there is still lots of room for improvement in the 2012/2013 campaign...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about over 2 years ago 4,371 reads 13 comments

  14. EPL: Five Remaining Matches That Will Decide Who Finishes in the Top Four

    The English Premier League season is reaching its close and, as always, the remaining fixtures are crucial for all teams...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about over 2 years ago 3,357 reads 5 comments

  15. Benfica vs. Chelsea: 5 Players to Watch in the Champions League Quarterfinal

    On Tuesday, Chelsea face Benfica in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. The Blues will be aiming to bounce back from their recent league setbacks against Manchester City and Tottenham...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about over 2 years ago 2,095 reads 10 comments

  16. World Football: Most Amazing Comebacks of 2012

    With most of the top leagues and competitions nearing their end, games are becoming more important. The European tournaments and the domestic leagues are boiling down to their finales and most games are now make-or-break...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about over 2 years ago 1,826 reads 5 comments

  17. Leverkusen vs. Barcelona: Win Fails to Attone for Barca's Recent Inconsistencies

    On Tuesday, Barcelona beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 at the BayArena in a fairly comfortable outing for the Spanish side. Alexis Sanchez showed his worth with two goals on his Champions League debut, with Lionel Messi adding a third late in the match...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about over 2 years ago 349 reads 1 comments

  18. English Premier League: 5 Players Who Have Exceeded Expectations This Season

    As the year 2011 comes to an end, it's time to look back on the year's pros and cons. From Barcelona's great domestic and European successes to the Manchester clubs' exits from the Champions League, this year has been filled with almost everything...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about almost 3 years ago 1,484 reads 10 comments

  19. Chelsea: Five Center-Backs the Blues Should Target in January

    Chelsea certainly haven't been at their best in recent weeks. Just last month, it looked like everything was going perfectly for Chelsea following a 5-0 win against Genk on October 19th...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about almost 3 years ago 3,042 reads 9 comments

  20. English Premier League: 5 Biggest Cross-City Transfers in 21st Century

    Switching teams can be difficult for a player in modern-day soccer (football), but it's even harder when you transfer to your city rivals...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about almost 3 years ago 1,925 reads 0 comments

  21. England vs. Spain: 4 Players That Should Start for the World Champions

    After watching the Euro 2012 Play-Off matches on Friday, many fans will turn their attention to Saturday's friendly game at Wembley Stadium. England host Spain in what should be an enthralling encounter...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about almost 3 years ago 1,628 reads 6 comments

  22. World Football: 5 Matches to Watch This Week

    On Friday, many of the best national teams over the world play in both competitive and friendly matches. Euro qualifying will be on many people's minds while other fans will be awaiting the mouthwatering friendly clashes...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about almost 3 years ago 316 reads 1 comments

  23. The 5 Best Attacking Defenses in World Football

    In soccer (football), players are usually expected to stick to their positions. If you're a defender, your main task is to defend. If you're a striker, you are asked to score...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about almost 3 years ago 3,759 reads 8 comments

  24. The English Premier League's 7 Best Centre-Backs so Far This Season

    What a season it's been so far in the English Premier League. We've had unbelievable goals, great saves and outrageous score lines...

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  25. Chelsea FC: How Should Chelsea Line Up Against Genk?

    After Chelsea 's humiliating loss against Arsenal on Saturday, Andre Villas Boas will welcome this Champions League game at Genk. The Londoners have suffered back-to-back Premier League defeats and a good win is needed to their rebuild confidence...

    Stefan Gouyet Written by Stefan Gouyet about almost 3 years ago 1,076 reads 9 comments