1. Tottenham Hotspur: Breaking Down Spurs' Ideal Starting XI

    If the entire Tottenham squad was fully fit right now, what would be Andre Villas-Boas ' optimal starting 11? Tottenham's starting XI has been through many changes this season as ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about almost 2 years ago 1,169 reads 40 comments

  2. Neymar: Why 2013 Will Be a Good Year for the Brazilian Superstar

    Neymar has been terrific in 2012, continuing to defy expectation and wow his spectators. His success so far is virtually unprecedented; even Lionel Messi didn't record 52 goals in 58 games at the age of 20...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about almost 2 years ago 1,376 reads 15 comments

  3. 10 of Soccer's Most Violent on-Pitch Incidents Ever

    Soccer is referred to affectionately by millions all over the world as "the beautiful game." But over the course of its history, it has shown a dark side as well...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about 2 years ago 10,179 reads 3 comments

  4. Rating the Barcelona Players Against Vallodolid

    Barcelona claimed a 3-1 over Valladolid this Saturday, stretching their streak of games without a loss to 17 and opening up a 16-point lead over Real Madrid ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about 2 years ago 2,699 reads 8 comments

  5. How Would Gareth Bale Fit in Real Madrid's Attack?

    With the January transfer window right around the corner, teams all over the globe are preparing to make player acquisitions in the hopes of finding that right player to give them a boost in the second half of their season...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about 2 years ago 1,306 reads 27 comments

  6. Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid: Tito Vilanova Passes Test with Flying Colors

    Despite Atletico Madrid 's best efforts, Barcelona's quality was just too much for Diego Simeone's team as they bounced back from a one-goal deficit to record a resounding 4-1 win...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about 2 years ago 1,807 reads 2 comments

  7. Barcelona: Can Tito Vilanova Be Better Than Pep Guardiola for Barca?

    Though die-hard Barcelona fans may claim otherwise, it safe to say that Tito Vilanova has surpassed expectations to this point...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about 2 years ago 3,919 reads 17 comments

  8. Real Madrid vs. Valladolid: Mesut Ozil Brilliance Covers Up Defensive Frailties

    It is a testament to how high expectations are for Real Madrid that they can win seven of eight matches and still be considered struggling by their fans and higher-level administrators...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about 2 years ago 3,454 reads 5 comments

  9. Why Jose Mourinho Makes More Sense for Manchester City Than Pep Guardiola

    It's not been an easy season thus far for Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho . Despite securing progression to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League following a 1-1 draw ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about 2 years ago 2,125 reads 8 comments

  10. Manchester City vs. Southampton: Takeaways from Blues' Premier League Opener

    It was a match many expected Manchester City to win with ease, but Southampton put up a credible and plucky fight. In the end though, it was City who took home all the points in dramatic fashion in their home opener...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 1,625 reads 5 comments

  11. Serie A Preview: 8 Young Stars to Watch in Italy This Season

    It hasn't been a good summer for Serie A. The Scommessopoli scandal, while not as big as the Calciopoli scandal, has further tarnished the league's reputation and resulted in Juventus coach Antonio Conte earning a 10-month ban pending appeals...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 2,820 reads 5 comments

  12. Why Inter Milan's 2012-13 Season Is Entirely in Andrea Stramaccioni's Hands

    2011-12 was not a good season for Inter Milan , as the club finished sixth place in Serie A. Yet it could've been so much worse were it not for Andrea Stramaccioni. When Claudio Ranieri was sacked, Inter Milan were sinking fast...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 3,070 reads 5 comments

  13. 5 Changes Manchester United Must Make to Reclaim the Champions League

    When Manchester United won the Champions League in 2007-08, they boasted a team worthy of being called the best in the world...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 8,210 reads 22 comments

  14. Everton: Predicting Manager David Moyes' Starting XI for 2012-13

    As usual, Everton 's summer has been characterized by quiet, but smart, acquisitions and a number of sales to raise funds for the squad...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 5,122 reads 24 comments

  15. Olympic Soccer 2012: Why Uruguay Has Been a Huge Letdown at the Olympics

    Spain's exit from the 2012 Summer Olympics has been well-documented as a failure by the country's U-23 players to live up to their hype and individual talents...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 2,789 reads 14 comments

  16. Real Madrid Transfers: Moves They Should Make Before the Season Starts

    Real Madrid went into this summer in need of very few transfers, and remain in the same position with less than a month to go in the transfer market, so far making no major acquisitions...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 8,113 reads 9 comments

  17. Tottenham Hotspur: Why Spurs Must Take the Europa League Seriously

    Everyone likes to see young players getting the opportunity to prove their worth in competitive matches. After all, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo , Wayne Rooney and the rest of ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 4,063 reads 46 comments

  18. Manchester City: How Sheikh Mansour Changed Football Forever for the Sky Blues

    August 2008 is a month that no Manchester City fan will soon forget. As the Thaksin Shinawatra project looked to be coming to a depressing end for City, with Shinawatra facing all ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 7,815 reads 68 comments

  19. Picking a World Football Veterans XI

    In light of Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy's efforts for Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics , we've decided to put together a starting XI of the best veterans still actively ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 8,477 reads 63 comments

  20. English Premier League: One Injury That Could Derail Each Team's Season

    Every football season, at least a few teams in most football leagues around the world are derailed because of a major injury. It's inevitable...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 121 reads 27 comments

  21. Neymar: Assessing His Performance for Brazil vs. Belarus

    The headlines really say it all about Neymar . One day after Mano Menezes admitted that Neymar had been recently struggling to impress with Brazil, Neymar was heralded as the star ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 4,542 reads 19 comments

  22. Spain vs. Honduras: Olympic Men's Soccer Live Score, Highlights, Stats

    2012 London Summer Olympics , Men's Tournament, Group C Spain 0-0 Honduras (kick-off 2:45 p.m. ET, Sunday, July 29, 2012) Lineups:  Spain : De Gea; Montoya, ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 20,438 reads 59 comments

  23. Hope Solo: Breaking Down Her Performance for Team USA vs. France at the Olympics

    Most teams at the Olympics—in either the men's tournament or the women's tournament—won't take any points from a game in which they concede the first two goals to the opposition...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 894 reads 0 comments

  24. MLS All-Stars vs. Chelsea: 5 Things We Learned

    Yesterday, we were treated to quite the spectacle as the MLS All-Stars overcame Chelsea 3-2 . The game lacked the tenacity or tension of a competitive fixture, but it was quite a spectacle with the fans with a little bit of controversy to boot...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 11,340 reads 21 comments

  25. Juventus Transfer Analysis: What Is the Bianconeri Squad Missing?

    In today's transfer market, too many football clubs go out to buy the hottest new talent or most in-form striker without thinking about their squad's overall needs or how said player will fit in the squad...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 3,575 reads 4 comments