1. For Man Utd, There's No Player Available Worth Breaking the Transfer Record for

    Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has spoken bullishly to The Guardian about his club's financial power in the transfer market, insisting Louis van Gaal ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 20 hours ago 18,199 reads 97 comments

  2. Louis van Gaal Continues to Shape Man Utd Perception with Preseason Criticism

    Louis van Gaal continued to steal the Manchester United headlines this week by lambasting the club's pre-arranged preseason tour to the USA...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 22 hours ago 19,032 reads 21 comments

  3. Ranking the 20 Best No. 10s in World Football Right Now

    Who are the 20 best No. 10s in world football right now? In part anticipation of the new season and in part reminiscence of the FIFA World Cup 2014, we've taken a look at the best ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 day ago 94,796 reads 329 comments

  4. Juan Cuadrado Would Be an Ideal Fit for Louis van Gaal's Manchester United

    According to Spanish daily newspaper Sport ( h/t Phil Dawkes of the Daily Mirror ), Manchester United have lodged a £27.7 million bid for Fiorentina winger Juan Guillermo Cuadrado...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 9,976 reads 24 comments

  5. Are Real Madrid & Florentino Perez Making the Same Galactico Mistakes Again?

    There's something awfully familiar—and awfully concerning—about Real Madrid 's transfer rampage to sign classy, silky No. 10s...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 16,423 reads 126 comments

  6. Early Premier League Power Rankings: Manchester United Primed to Rebound

    We're only just into preseason, but that hasn't stopped us from having a stab at some early Premier League power rankings to get an early gauge on our 20 teams...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 73,363 reads 377 comments

  7. What Can Southampton Fans Expect from Summer Signing Graziano Pelle?

    Graziano Pelle has become the latest striker to tread the dangerous, highly scrutinised path from Eredivisie to the Premier League, and Southampton fans are understandably wary of what £9 million has bought them...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 2,510 reads 8 comments

  8. 6 Clubs Who Could End Isco's Real Madrid Nightmare

    Isco 's move to Real Madrid has not panned out as planned. With Carlo Ancelotti switching from 4-2-3-1 to 4-3-3 within weeks of La Liga's season kicking off, the Spanish playmaker became marginalised due to the disappearing of his favoured No...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 42,892 reads 147 comments

  9. 15 Transfers Who Don't Fit Tactically with Their New Clubs

    Every summer we see a flurry of transfer activity from clubs across the world, and that flurry intensifies further after a FIFA World Cup campaign...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 94,603 reads 152 comments

  10. 8 Transfer Targets to Avoid Despite Eye-Catching FIFA World Cup 2014

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 gave more than 650 players a chance to showcase their footballing talents, and each and every one of them knows there's no better stage to attract new suitors...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 days ago 59,711 reads 81 comments

  11. Is Mathieu Debuchy Really the Right-Back Arsenal Needed This Summer?

    Arsenal lost defensive stalwart Bacary Sagna to Manchester City this summer, opening up a gargantuan hole at right-back coming into the 2014-15 season...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 days ago 16,331 reads 66 comments

  12. USA Need Development, Coaching and a Culture Change Before They Win a World Cup

    The USA's 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign was a wild success, and focus has inevitably turned to grading the team's performance in comparison to those of editions past...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 10,232 reads 49 comments

  13. Replacing Philipp Lahm: 6 Possible Long-Term Successors at Right-Back

    Philipp Lahm has retired from international football following Germany's 2014 FIFA World Cup victory in Brazil this month. The news, confirmed by Bild (h/t talkSPORT ), has resonated across the footballing community and left fans in shock...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 34,617 reads 104 comments

  14. Why Real Madrid Would Be Mad to Sign a Galactico Centre-Forward This Summer

    It's all change at Real Madrid this summer despite finally hauling in their 10th UEFA Champions League—"La Decima, " as they so obsessively referred to it...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 27,195 reads 209 comments

  15. Matthias Ginter a Shrewd Pickup for Dortmund, but It's Not Without Risks

    Borussia Dortmund have confirmed, via their official website , the signing of Matthias Ginter from Freiburg on a five-year deal...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 6,186 reads 47 comments

  16. 6 Reasons Why Germany Won't Defend World Cup Successfully in 2018

    Germany lifted the 2014 FIFA World Cup at the Maracana last week after defeating Argentina 1-0 after extra time...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 6,671 reads 50 comments

  17. 20 Unknown Players Who Could Star at the 2018 World Cup

    With the 2014 FIFA World Cup barely in the books, we turn our attention to the future. Russia are due to host the next tournament—a far-cry from the warm climates, sunny ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 54,802 reads 75 comments

  18. In Filipe Luis, Chelsea Have Signed the Most Complete Left-Back in Football

    Chelsea have confirmed an agreement has been reached with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of star left-back Filipe Luis...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 41,747 reads 218 comments

  19. Power Ranking All 32 World Cup Managers

    Welcome to B/R's definitive ranking of all 32 managers involved in the FIFA World Cup 2014 . We've ordered them based on their tactical and managerial performance over the course ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 90,665 reads 223 comments

  20. 2014 FIFA World Cup: Power Ranking Top 100 Players

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's closing FIFA World Cup argument: A final run-down of the top 100 players to have graced sport's most honourable stage...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 9 days ago 152,367 reads 278 comments

  21. 2014 World Cup: Final Team Rankings

    Welcome to the last edition of our FIFA World Cup 2014 team power rankings, where we order the sides competing based on their overall performance in the competition...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 353,478 reads 782 comments

  22. Germany vs. Argentina: Sabella's Substitutes Surrender the Match to Low

    Germany lifted their fourth FIFA World Cup on Sunday evening after beating Argentina 1-0 in extra time...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 13,958 reads 42 comments

  23. Germany vs. Argentina: Tactical Preview of the World Cup Final

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has reached its epic conclusion. We finish with a tactical preview of the grand-stand finale on Sunday: Germany vs. Argentina...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 26,419 reads 54 comments

  24. Brazil vs. Netherlands: Masterful Dutch Defence Keep Toothless Selecao at Bay

    Brazil's humiliation was completed on Saturday evening as the Netherlands battered them 3-0 in the third-placed play-off match in Brasilia...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 4,448 reads 3 comments

  25. Brazil vs. Netherlands: Tactical Preview of World Cup Third-Place Game

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has reached its epic conclusion: the final two games of the competition. We start with the third-place play-off fixture: Brazil vs. Netherlands...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 12 days ago 21,328 reads 27 comments