1. International Football: Ranking Every National Team After Friendlies

    It's time for a new ranking. In case you missed it, I began creating a new mathematical ranking system for international football teams earlier this month...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 5,806 reads 55 comments

  2. Tottenham Transfers: Spurs Target Chelsea's Meireles, Reportedly out on Moutinho

    It looks like Andre Villas-Boas has turned his sights away from one former player and toward another. According to the Daily Mirror , Tottenham's new manager has ended his pursuit ...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 4,255 reads 15 comments

  3. USA vs. Mexico: 5 Things We Learned from America's 1st Victory at Azteca

    For the past 75 years, the U.S. has lost to Mexico in the country south of the border. No more. Apparently, the 25th time's the charm for the Stars and Stripes, as the United States scrapped to a 1-0 victory over Mexico at the Azteca...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 5,839 reads 41 comments

  4. Robin Van Persie to Manchester United: Why the Deal Is Actually Good for Arsenal

    The big news we have been waiting for all season seems to have finally hit, as Robin van Persie is finally set to leave the Emirates for Old Trafford in a reported £24 million deal...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 13,383 reads 80 comments

  5. Tottenham Transfer News: Latest on Modric and Striker Situation

    With less than a week until Tottenham's opening match against Newcastle United and about two and a half weeks until the close of the transfer window, the summer season is heating up...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 8,216 reads 11 comments

  6. Chelsea News: John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic Reduce Suspensions

    Chelsea apparently received some very good news today in terms of suspended players. Both John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic had suspensions due to red cards reduced...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 1,278 reads 3 comments

  7. Usain Bolt Weighs in on Messi, Ronaldo and the Ballon D'Or

    Over the past week, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has used the London Olympics to establish that he is the greatest sprinter of all time. Further, Bolt made clear his desire to play professional football with Manchester United ...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 4,447 reads 85 comments

  8. 2012 Olympic Football: What's Next for Brazil After Gold-Medal Match Failure?

    When the final whistle blew on the 2012 Olympic football tournament, Brazil's future suddenly became a bit murky...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 3,338 reads 30 comments

  9. London 2012: Giovani dos Santos Officially Ruled out for Gold-Medal Final

    In an unfortunate turn of events, Mexico will be missing one of their most influential players in Saturday's gold-medal final against Brazil...

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  10. Chelsea Transfer News: Does Blues Lukaku Loan Foreshadow New Signing?

    It looks like the "new Drogba" will be developing his skills away from Stamford Bridge this season. Chelsea confirmed today that they had loaned Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku out to fellow Premier League club West Bromwich Albion for a year...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 5,660 reads 46 comments

  11. Liverpool Transfer News: Reds Finally Sign Swansea Midfielder Joe Allen

    One Welshman out, another finally coming to Anfield. The same day that Liverpool confirmed Craig Bellamy's departure to Cardiff City , the club confirmed the signing of 22-year-old midfielder Joe Allen...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 3,373 reads 10 comments

  12. Liverpool Transfer News: Craig Bellamy Leaves Anfield for Cardiff

    Craig Bellamy's second stint at Liverpool has already finished, moving to Cardiff City less than a year after joining the club on last summer's deadline day...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 4,177 reads 12 comments

  13. Olympic Football: 4 Ways US Women Turned Tables and Got Revenge on Japan

    In case you missed it, the USA women's soccer team defeated Japan 2-1 today to claim their third straight Olympic gold medal and fourth in the five such tournaments ever staged...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 286 reads 4 comments

  14. Tottenham Hotspur News: Scott Parker to Miss Start of Season

    Tottenham looks to have taken a hit in the centre of its midfield. Scott Parker , who joined the club in late August last year, underwent successful surgery on his Achilles tendon today...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 1,449 reads 1 comments

  15. FC Barcelona: 5 Central Defenders for Tito Vilanova to Consider

    With just over three weeks remaining in the summer transfer window, there is one position Barcelona have yet to touch upon in the centre of defense...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 8,483 reads 19 comments

  16. Tottenham Transfer News: Madrid Reportedly Have Final Bid for Modric Rejected

    The transfer saga surrounding Luka Modric has reportedly taken another big twist. Real Madrid has been pursuing the Tottenham midfielder for most of the summer, but has refused to pay Spurs' asking price of £40 million...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 9,586 reads 87 comments

  17. London 2012: Early Preview of Brazil vs. Mexico Gold-Medal Final

    If you missed the semifinals, you missed some emphatic statements from our two finalists. Both Brazil and Mexico overcame their Asian foes by more than one goal, putting their countries one step away from their first Olympic gold medal in football...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 11,164 reads 77 comments

  18. USA 4-3 Canada: Watch Alex Morgan's Last-Gasp Extra-Time Winner

    The U.S. women just did it again. In another epic knockout match, the United States came from behind to book a date with Japan in a tournament final...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 680 reads 3 comments

  19. Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Dilemma: No Need to Overreact to Hall of Fame Game

    After Sunday night's 17-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints in the Hall of Fame game, it is very easy to overreact to the quarterback controversy surrounding the Arizona Cardinals ...

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  20. Arsenal Transfer News: Robin van Persie Down to 2 Options as Man City Bow Out

    It looks like the Robin van Persie transfer saga may be coming to a close in the very near future, as the striker seems left with two options—stay at Arsenal or go to Manchester United ...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 13,570 reads 11 comments

  21. Cardinals vs. Saints: 5 Things to Watch in Cards' Hall of Fame Game

    It's finally here. For the first time since they took down the Seahawks to finish 8-8 on New Years Day, the Cardinals take the field for a game. Sure, it is only a preseason game, and one of five at that...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 470 reads 5 comments

  22. Tottenham Transfer News: Adebayor Situation Emphasizes Spurs' Striker Crisis

    Over the past few weeks, much of the buzz surrounding Tottenham has been about Luka Modric and his potential move to Real Madrid . This is quite understandable...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 6,261 reads 11 comments

  23. Olympic Football 2012: Early Preview of Semifinals

    As you continue to recover from the wreckage that was Great Britain's football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics (hopefully realizing that it's just the Olympics and Team GB ...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 5,605 reads 10 comments

  24. London 2012: Despite Loss, Del Potro Establishes Himself as US Open Threat

    Moments ago, Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro finally finished their epic Olympic semifinal with Fed coming through 19-17 in the deciding set. For Federer, it's yet another feather in his Swiss cap...

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  25. Tottenham Hotspur: Why Spurs Will Be Better off Without Luka Modric

    Over the past four years, Luka Modric has established himself as a world-class creative midfielder on both Tottenham and the Croatian national team...

    Frank Wagner Written by Frank Wagner about over 2 years ago 6,475 reads 13 comments