1. Arsenal Transfer Speculation Fans Hope Isn't True

    Only the most deranged and masochistic Arsenal fan would say that this summer has been a pleasant one. In early June, chief executive Ivan Gazidis predicted a "big summer" was about to unfold, according to The Independent ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 11 months ago 8,967 reads 29 comments

  2. Arsenal vs. Manchester City: 6 Things We Learned

    Arsenal boosted their confidence tremendously after comfortably beating Manchester City 3-1 in Helsinki. Aaron Ramsey scored one goal and assisted another, while Theo Walcott found the back of the net once and assisted two more...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 12 months ago 12,506 reads 18 comments

  3. Arsenal vs. Manchester City: Preseason Friendly Live Score, Highlights, Recap

    Preseason Friendly— Arsenal vs. Manchester City Full time Arsenal 3-1 Manchester City Walcott 9' Ramsey 59' Giroud ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 12 months ago 32,072 reads 66 comments

  4. Arsenal Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of August 5

    Any Internet-browsing Arsenal fan will be bombarded with transfer rumors during every online sojourn this summer. Most will be false, and many of those will neglect the team's actual needs...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 12 months ago 31,560 reads 33 comments

  5. AC Milan vs. Chelsea: 6 Things We Learned from International Champions Cup Clash

    In one of the most high-profile matches of the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup, Chelsea just defeated AC Milan by a score of 2-0...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 12 months ago 10,723 reads 57 comments

  6. Charting Arsenal's Summer Hunt for a Striker

    Arsenal have once again been at the fore of this summer's round of hyped transfer stories. Unlike recent summers, the Gunners have not had to contend with the inevitable departure of their best player to a rival club...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 12 months ago 12,771 reads 71 comments

  7. Arsenal Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 29

    Any Internet-browsing Arsenal fan will be bombarded with transfer rumors during every online sojourn this summer. Most will be false, and many of those will neglect the team's actual needs...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 12 months ago 38,851 reads 66 comments

  8. USMNT: Why Jurgen Klinsmann Was the Real Star of the Gold Cup Final

    This year's Gold Cup was as much about Jurgen Klinsmann as the teams he put on the pitch. Prior to the tournament the German's tenure as manager of the United States Men's National Team had been rocky...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 12 months ago 7,489 reads 40 comments

  9. USMNT: 1 Weakness the Yanks Must Shore Up Before the World Cup

    It is often difficult to remember while watching the U.S. play during the Gold Cup that the side on the pitch is almost entirely Jurgen Klinsmann 's B-team...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 3,697 reads 5 comments

  10. Arsenal Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 22

    Any Internet-browsing Arsenal fan will be bombarded with transfer rumors during every online sojourn this summer. Most will be false, and many of those will neglect the team's actual needs...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 11,916 reads 32 comments

  11. United States vs. El Salvador: Landon Donovan Proves Himself Crucial Yet Again

    When Landon Donovan , statistically the best American football player ever , decided to return to the game after a much-discussed four-month hiatus, he explained his reasoning to Charles Boehm of MLSsoccer...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 60,209 reads 22 comments

  12. United States vs. El Salvador: Gold Cup Live Score, Highlights and Recap

    Gold Cup Quarterfinal—United States vs. El Salvador FULL TIME United States 5-1 El Salvador Goodson 22' Corona 28' Zelaya 39' Johnson 60' Donovan 79' ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 15,169 reads 29 comments

  13. United States vs. Costa Rica: 5 Things We Learned

    In its final game of the group stage of the Gold Cup, the United States saw off Costa Rica in a surprisingly tense 1-0 game that was decided by Brek Shea's first international goal in the 82nd minute...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 7,767 reads 19 comments

  14. Arsenal Transfer Tracker: Week of July 15 News and Rumours

    Any Internet-browsing Arsenal fan will be bombarded with transfer rumors during every online sojourn this summer. Most will be false, and many of those will neglect the team's actual needs...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 63,028 reads 43 comments

  15. Arsenal: Rating the Gunners' Players vs. Indonesia XI

    It is important to remember that preseason friendlies are merely exercises in building fitness and, hopefully, some measure of confidence ahead of a new season. And this was the first of several of these otherwise meaningless fixtures...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 4,645 reads 4 comments

  16. Arsenal vs. Indonesia XI: Preseason Friendly Live Score, Highlights and Recap

    Preseason Friendly— Arsenal vs. Indonesia Dream Team FULL TIME Arsenal 7-0 Indonesia Dream Team Walcott 19' Akpom 54' Giroud 70' 74' Podolski 83' ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 24,975 reads 5 comments

  17. USMNT: Can Chris Wondolowski Displace Jozy Altidore as Starting Striker?

    OK, it was against Belize. Belize, whose current FIFA rank of 130 is only two places below its all-time high of 128, achieved earlier this year. Its most capped player of all time, Elroy Smith, currently plays in the Honduran league...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 3,721 reads 40 comments

  18. Arsenal Transfer Tracker: Week of July 8 News and Rumours

    Any Internet-browsing Arsenal fan will be bombarded with transfer rumors during every online sojourn this summer. Most will be false, and many of those will neglect the team's actual needs...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 13,111 reads 22 comments

  19. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Why Julio Cesar Is Now a Realistic Target

    Arsenal took a significant step forward in their necessary quest to cut the deadwood from their squad by dumping Vito Mannone to Sunderland for a reported £2 million (via the Guardian )...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 14,349 reads 11 comments

  20. Wayne Rooney: Why He Could Be the New Thierry Henry at Arsenal

    In 2002, David Moyes found that he had a precocious young talent on his hands. He could not help but give the kid chances to play and excel after the 2002-03 season began...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 17,804 reads 32 comments

  21. Ranking the 10 Best Teenage Footballers in the World Right Now

    Are you tired of the latest transfer rumors? Interested in hearing about a new crop of faces, ready and waiting to burst onto the mainstream football scene? Perhaps you would simply like to learn more about the talents of tomorrow...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 10,598 reads 17 comments

  22. Arsenal Transfer Tracker: Week of July 1 News and Rumours

    Any Internet-browsing Arsenal fan will be bombarded with transfer rumors during every online sojourn this summer. Most will be false, and many of those will neglect the team's actual needs...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 14,292 reads 11 comments

  23. FIFA Confederations Cup: 8 Players Whose Transfer Values Increased

    Major tournaments are always avenues for promising talents to showcase their abilities. With much of the world tuned in and the pressure ratcheted to unusually high level, players ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 1,111 reads 4 comments

  24. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Analyzing His Strengths and Weaknesses Last Season

    Alex Oxlade -Chamberlain is not Theo Walcott . So Arsene Wenger took pains to remind Arsenal fans when he bought his second young, speedy Englishman from Southampton in five years...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 4,040 reads 8 comments

  25. Predicting the Destinations of the 7 Biggest Names Left on the Transfer Market

    Every year, there are buckets of virtual ink poured onto computer screens and then the Internet by writers suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome and wishful minds...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 year ago 12,425 reads 30 comments