1. Ranking European Clubs on Their Transfer Activity Up to August 16 Deals

    The end of the summer transfer window is in sight. Clubs have had months to secure new signings to improve their teams, and yet, startlingly, some still appear unprepared and behind schedule ...

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  2. EPL 100: Ranking of Premier League's Best Players After Matchday 1

    The Premier League is back. The opening weekend produced drama, excitement and plenty of goals. Newly promoted Huddersfield Town caused a big shock at Crystal Palace, Burnley stunned ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 42,318 reads 0 comments

  3. European Club Rankings After August 11-14 Matches

    Slowly, Europe's top leagues are waking up and then exploding back into action. The Premier League joined Ligue 1, Liga NOS and the Eredivisie at the weekend by kicking off, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 30,937 reads 0 comments

  4. Scouting Report on Reported Tottenham Transfer Target Davinson Sanchez

    Despite falling to defeat in the UEFA Europa League final against Manchester United in May, Peter Bosz’s youthful, exciting Ajax team emerged from the game with a lot of credit to their name...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 days ago 3,986 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking European Clubs on Their Transfer Activity Up to August 9 Deals

    The 2017-18 season has begun. France and Portugal's league campaigns are under way, while Germany, England and France have all hosted their inaugural variants of a Super Cup; Real Madrid have even played Manchester United for the European version...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 16,354 reads 0 comments

  6. EPL 100: Pre-Season Ranking of Premier League's Best Players

    The Premier League returns for another season on Friday, as Arsenal and Leicester City kick off the much-awaited 2017/18 campaign at the Emirates Stadium...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 9 days ago 63,556 reads 0 comments

  7. European Club Rankings After Opening Weekend of Competitive Games

    The 2017-18 domestic seasons have begun across Europe. Ligue 1 commenced at the weekend, with Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco starting the campaign with victories, while England, Germany and Italy have all hosted their inaugural cup opener ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 20,196 reads 0 comments

  8. Scouting Report on Manchester City's Teenage Sensation Phil Foden

    Pre-season in 2017 is a different beast compared to what it was 10, seven or even five years ago. Once a quiet period in which managers could tweak their squads and tactics in relative ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 9,336 reads 0 comments

  9. Scouting Notebook: Arsenal Must Harness the Raw Talent of Reiss Nelson Properly

    Pre-season can be a difficult period for fans to navigate. They’re told over and over that results don’t matter—they are, after all, friendlies and money-spinning ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 15 days ago 14,195 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking European Clubs on Their Transfer Activity at the End of July

    We're into the month of August, which means the dawn of the new European football season is creeping closer and closer...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 16 days ago 23,944 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the Premier League New Boys on Predicted Impact This Season

    An obscene amount of money has been spent by Premier League clubs on new signings so far this summer, so it's only right we expect some form of instant return...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 18 days ago 38,356 reads 0 comments

  12. Scouting Notebook: What Has Happened to Renato Sanches Since Euro 2016?

    “Modern football is littered with young talents who took the money, moved too soon and saw those delicate developmental years flushed out into a desiccating light...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 21 days ago 16,453 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking European Clubs on Their Transfer Activity Through July 26 Deals

    A week is a long time in the football world, and it's an especially long time during the transfer window, with deals being completed left, right and centre for big sums. With the amount that goes on, it's easy to lose track...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 22 days ago 32,846 reads 0 comments

  14. B/R Expert Predictions for 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

    It all comes down to this —o ne more match, with two teams vying for glory. The U.S. men's national team meet Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final Wednesday evening ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 23 days ago 34,506 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the Biggest Bargains of the Transfer Window so Far

    With every passing week of the summer, Europe's top teams are spending hundreds of millions of pounds. The market is inflated, but they don't care; the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea are still paying top dollar in order to secure top talents...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 25 days ago 52,985 reads 0 comments

  16. Ranking European Clubs on Their Transfer Activity Through July 19 Deals

    The transfer madness is in full swing. The striker merry-go-round is in full force and millions of pounds are being dropped every week on new players. It's been entertaining to say the least...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 29 days ago 26,166 reads 0 comments

  17. Each Champions League Contender's Transfer Window Shopping List

    Football never sleeps, and although in some ways it feels like the summer has only just begun, the truth is competitive club football is never far away...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 31,139 reads 0 comments

  18. Scouting Notebook: Tottenham Target Juan Foyth Is the Argentinian John Stones

    The 2017 Under-20 FIFA World Cup was not kind to Argentina. Despite taking a strong squad, including Santiago Ascacibar, Lautaro Martinez and Tomas Conechny among others, they were ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 8,865 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking European Clubs on Their Transfer Activity Through July 11 Deals

    The transfer window is officially open, and clubs have been completing deals for months. June was full of high-profile moves, while teams such as Juventus have been securing players as early as March...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 44,316 reads 0 comments

  20. Ranking Best Squads in Europe by Players Under 23

    What would the football landscape look like if only players aged 23 and under were allowed to participate? Who would rule the youthful roost? We've put the concept to the test, recreating ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 39,680 reads 0 comments

  21. Scouting Notebook: Chelsea's Tammy Abraham Is an All-Round Striking Prospect

    Chelsea 's loan-heavy, unique approach to the transfer window needs no introduction. The amount of young players they spray across the continent each summer on a temporary ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 8,808 reads 0 comments

  22. Ranking the Biggest Current Stars Who Flopped in the Premier League

    The Premier League is the richest league in the world, and with big transfer budgets come big-money signings. The best of the best are attracted, but not every deal pans out as planned...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 40,532 reads 0 comments

  23. 2017 Ballon d'Or Power Rankings Midway Through the Year

    We don't mean to alarm you, but half of the 2017 calendar year has already passed us by. Where did the time go? Plenty has happened: The 2016-17 season came to a close with Real ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 28,900 reads 0 comments

  24. European Under-21s Stock Watch: Whose Transfer Value Has Gone Up?

    Summers between major international tournaments can be interesting if you look in the right places. Youth football reigns supreme over the course of June, and the European Under-21 ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 15,215 reads 0 comments

  25. Scouting Notebook: Dani Ceballos Putting His Football to the Fore at Euro U21s

    With the notable exception of 2015, Spain have been utterly dominant in Under-21 Championships this decade...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 22,165 reads 0 comments