1. Premier League Player Rankings: Alexis Struggles Again, Vertonghen Rises High

    Putting together the Premier League player rankings was a strange task this week. With some clubs playing one game, some playing two and West Bromwich Albion, for some reason, playing ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 9,855 reads 0 comments

  2. Scouting Notebook: Juventus' Rodrigo Bentancur Is a Nemanja Matic-Like Prospect

    As Aprils go, Juventus have enjoyed a pretty damn good one. In this month alone, they secured passage to the Coppa Italia final by overcoming Napoli over two ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 2,940 reads 0 comments

  3. Picking World Football's Ultimate Alphabet Squad

    We've selected a 26-man squad to represent the world, but with a twist: You can only select one player per letter of the alphabet...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 15,902 reads 0 comments

  4. European Club Rankings: Bayern Fall, Monaco Rise, a New No. 1 Is Crowned Again

    It's all change at the top in our European Club Rankings; gone are the days when one club holds onto the No. 1 slot for weeks on end...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 20,738 reads 0 comments

  5. Scouting Notebook: Marco Asensio's Brilliance Hands Real Madrid a Conundrum

    Zinedine Zidane, or whomever is manager of Real Madrid come the the end of the season (you never know!), has an extremely difficult decision to make with regard to one particular section of his squad this summer...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 9 days ago 8,507 reads 0 comments

  6. Ranking Every Winner of the PFA Player of the Year Award

    The 2016-17 PFA Player of the Year award is set to be announced on Sunday. The shortlist of six is generally believed to be headed by two truly outstanding performers— N'Golo ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 9 days ago 20,232 reads 0 comments

  7. Chelsea Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic Reveals His PFA Team of the Year

    It's that time of the year when the PFA Premier League Team of the Season and PFA Player of the Year are decided. It's the hottest of subjects on social media; it's all anyone's talking about when it comes to Premier League football right now...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 4,279 reads 0 comments

  8. Premier League Player Rankings: Spurs Players on the Rise, Chelsea Stars Falling

    We know you might be sinking your teeth into some incredibly exciting Champions League action right now, but be sure you find time to check the latest edition of our Premier League player rankings right here...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 14,993 reads 0 comments

  9. Scouting Notebook: Trevoh Chalobah the Answer in Chelsea's Post-John Terry World

    On Monday, Chelsea fans experienced a punch to the gut that's been drawing closer and closer with every passing seasonal swing: Veteran centre-back and club legend John Terry will ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 12 days ago 6,941 reads 0 comments

  10. European Club Rankings: New No. 1 as Bayern Fall, Monaco Soar Upward

    As is often the case, the Champions League has played a big part in deciding the order of our European Club Rankings this week...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 13 days ago 31,439 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the 20 Most In-Demand Free Agents in Europe This Summer

    As the summer transfer window edges ever closer, teams across Europe will be finalising their plans for the market and identifying targets who can improve their XIs...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 17 days ago 24,290 reads 0 comments

  12. Premier League Player Rankings: Costa Drops from Top 5, Kante Displaced at No. 1

    With two slates of Premier League games to take into account in this week's player rankings, things got busy. Barely anyone stood still, some rose and fell by seven or more spots, one new entry broke in...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 18 days ago 26,910 reads 0 comments

  13. FIFA 17 Sim and Preview: Juventus vs. Barcelona, Champions League Quarter-Final

    It's time for the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals! Juventus vs. Barcelona kicks off a remarkable slate of games, and we'll be simming the game on FIFA 17 while previewing it live from our London studio...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 19 days ago 456 reads 0 comments

  14. European Club Rankings: Barcelona Fall; Manchester United & Juventus Rise

    It's Champions League quarter-final week! Time to get excited, but it's also time for a health check. What state are Europe's top teams in heading into what will be their biggest ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 20 days ago 21,396 reads 0 comments

  15. Scouting Notebook: Real Madrid Target Alanzinho Is a Special Midfield Prospect

    The recent Under-17 Copa Sudamericano in Chile brought to light a number of South America's most prominent young stars...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 23 days ago 9,918 reads 0 comments

  16. 2017 Ballon d'Or Rankings After Opening Quarter of Year

    With one quarter of the 2017 calendar year in the books, it's the perfect time to take an early look at one of football's most prestigious individual prizes: the Ballon d'Or...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 25 days ago 55,827 reads 0 comments

  17. Premier League Player Rankings: Hazard, David Silva and Coutinho All Rise

    After N'Golo Kante stole Diego Costa's perch at the top of the Premier League player rankings last week, we expected a rumbustious performance from the Frenchman in an effort to make the place his own...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 26 days ago 14,562 reads 0 comments

  18. European Club Rankings: PSG Claim Silverware, Barcelona Rise, Sevilla Fall

    The agony of the international break finally came to an end this weekend as Europe's top clubs recommenced battle...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 27 days ago 13,796 reads 0 comments

  19. Scouting Notebook: Mahmoud Dahoud Can Fill Ilkay Gundogan's Boots at Dortmund

    Borussia Dortmund 's forethought and shrewdness in the transfer market never fails to impress, and the club continued to plunge rival fanbases into jealous despair by confirming ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 4,819 reads 0 comments

  20. World Cup Power Rankings After Latest Round of Qualifiers

    Welcome to the latest edition of the World Cup power rankings, a dedicated look at which nation appears the most likely to lift the trophy in Russia in 2018 at this moment in time...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 73,354 reads 0 comments

  21. Scouting Notebook: Brazilian Prodigy Vinicius Junior Flashing Ludicrous Talent

    The South American Under-17 Football Championship is the ultimate breeding ground for prodigious South American talents, as the best 16- and 17-year-olds from up and down the continent ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 21,040 reads 0 comments

  22. FIFA 17 Sim and Preview: Uruguay vs. Brazil, World Cup Qualifier

    For the first time since November 2016, the World Cup qualifiers are back in action as the story of who makes it to Russia for the finals in 2018 continues. Without a shadow of a doubt, the biggest game in the CONMEBOL section is Uruguay vs...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 1,499 reads 0 comments

  23. Ranking the Teams Most Likely to Win the 2018 FIFA World Cup

    It's the international break, so let's hit the pause button on what has been three-and-a-half frantic months of club football and turn our attention to the small matter of qualifying ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 46,552 reads 0 comments

  24. Premier League Player Rankings: New No. 1 as Diego Costa Falls from the Summit

    It has finally happened. For the first time since November 22, 2016, we are celebrating a new No. 1 in the Premier League player rankings...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 26,036 reads 0 comments

  25. European Club Rankings: Atletico Madrid and Man Utd Rise; Arsenal out of Top 20

    With a European Club Rankings dropping last Thursday following a monster slate of midweek Champions League action, this edition—which takes into account just one weekend of fixtures—is a little light on movement at the top end...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 27,413 reads 0 comments