1. Premier League Player Rankings After Weekend of October 18-20: Cesc, Tadic Shine

    Welcome to the eighth edition of our Premier League player rankings, continuing for another season in its mission to quantify the form of England's top-tier players. We pick the Top 20 players on the basis of form and performances in league games only.

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 hours ago 2,463 reads 11 comments

  2. Premier League Team of Week for October 18-20: Tadic, Baines Impress

    Welcome to the eighth installment of our Premier League Team of the Week for the 2014-15 season. Here we analyse every game and pick out a star XI from the weekend's fixtures, choosing ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 20 hours ago 12,715 reads 29 comments

  3. Liverpool's Fortune, Not Switch to 4-3-3, Leads to Win at Queens Park Rangers

    An epic encounter between Queens Park Rangers and Liverpool ended 3-2 to the visitors on Sunday, with a late-goal show treating the Loftus Road crowd. Let's take a tactical look at how this game played out...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 21 hours ago 346 reads 0 comments

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo Excels Up Front for Real Madrid in Victory over Levante

    Real Madrid destroyed Levante 5-0 on Saturday, with Cristiano Ronaldo bagging a brace and James Rodriguez netting his first goal in close to a month...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 day ago 15,005 reads 30 comments

  5. QPR vs. Liverpool: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    A marvellous spectacle at Loftus Road on Sunday ended 3-2 to Liverpool, allowing the away side to take a precious three points back to Merseyside. Bobby Zamora and co...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 day ago 11,919 reads 48 comments

  6. QPR vs. Liverpool: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Premier League Live QPR 2-3 Liverpool Scorers: Dunne OG (68'), Vargas (87'), Coutinho (88'), Vargas (90'), Caulker OG (90+2') Hoops XI McCarthy; Isla, Onuoha, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 19,322 reads 120 comments

  7. Arsenal vs. Hull City Preview: Mesut Ozil Injury a Blessing in Disguise?

    Arsenal resume Premier League action on Saturday at home to Hull City, and they'll be looking to add another win to a column that appears fairly light on victories thus far...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 days ago 6,599 reads 38 comments

  8. Manchester City vs. Tottenham: Adebayor Vital to the Sparking of Counter-Attacks

    UEFA 's "Week of Football" is over, and the Premier League returns with a tasty early kick-off in the form of Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 days ago 3,149 reads 4 comments

  9. With Argentina, Gerardo Martino Faces Lionel Messi vs. System Dilemmas Again

    Argentina's superb 4-2 victory over Germany in September was, in many ways, the perfect antidote to a summer of extreme disappointment...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 7,032 reads 23 comments

  10. Germany vs. Ireland: A Switch to the 4-1-4-1 Almost Wins It for Joachim Low

    Germany were held to a 1-1 draw by the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday, with John O'Shea netting an equaliser for the Irish in the dying moments of the match...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 1,222 reads 3 comments

  11. Armenia vs. France: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    France defeated Armenia 3-0 in Yerevan on Tuesday as they kept themselves fresh and sharp ahead of Euro 2016...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 1,802 reads 1 comments

  12. Hong Kong vs. Argentina: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    Argentina bounced back from their disappointing 2-0 defeat to Brazil by thrashing Hong Kong 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 6,360 reads 3 comments

  13. Armenia vs. France: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

    International football live Armenia 0-3 France Scorers: Remy (8'), Gignac (55'), Griezmann (84') Armenia XI Berezovski; Haroyan, Arzoumanian, Voskanian; Hovhannisyan, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 4,337 reads 0 comments

  14. Italy Go Back to Basics with Graziano Pelle and Ciro Immobile to Beat Malta

    Italy produced a professional 1-0 victory over Malta on Monday evening to continue their renaissance under Antonio Conte ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 2,001 reads 0 comments

  15. Hong Kong vs. Argentina: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

    International football live Hong Kong 0-7 Argentina Scorers: Banega (18'), Higuain (43'), Gaitan (44'), Higuain (54'), Messi (66'), Gaitan (76'), Messi (86') ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 13,360 reads 4 comments

  16. England Taking Undeserved Flak After Strong, Balanced Win over Estonia

    England made it nine points out of a possible nine on Sunday evening as they claimed a precious 1-0 victory in Estonia...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 2,109 reads 6 comments

  17. Euro 2016 Qualifiers: Winners and Losers from Sunday's Matches

    Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifiers are in the books, and we've got a full rundown of our winners and losers from the action around the continent...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 7,355 reads 4 comments

  18. Luxembourg vs. Spain: Winners and Losers from Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Spain strolled to victory at the Stade Josy Barthel on Sunday evening, beating Luxembourg 4-0 to reignite their Euro 2016 qualification campaign...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 8,102 reads 23 comments

  19. Luxembourg vs. Spain: Live Score, Highlights from Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Euro 2016 Qualifying Live Luxembourg 0-4 Spain Scorers: Silva (26'), Alcacer (42'), Costa (69'), Bernat (89') Luxembourg XI Joubert; Chanot, Jänisch, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 9 days ago 7,864 reads 5 comments

  20. Estonia vs. England: Analysing Hodgson's Diamond Ahead of Euro 2016 Qualifier

    With six points in the bag and a hunger to wrap up qualification for Euro 2016 as quickly as possible, England head to Estonia in strong form and eager for more success...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 9 days ago 5,071 reads 12 comments

  21. Argentina vs. Brazil: Tardelli and Luiz Gustavo Star as Selecao Impress

    Argentina and Brazil locked horns for the 100th time in footballing history on Saturday in China, and 52,313 turned out to watch Brazil win 2-0. Los Albiceleste started far stronger but were pegged back by Diego Tardelli...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 3,071 reads 5 comments

  22. Spain's Loss to Slovakia Indicative of Del Bosque's Stylistic Tug-of-War

    When it comes to Spain, it didn't used to be this way. Well, it did, just not in recent history. Ever since Iker Casillas and Carles Puyol, respective spokesmen of Real Madrid ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 1,502 reads 3 comments

  23. Analysing England and Hodgson's 3 Major Tactical Talking Points vs. San Marino

    England beat San Marino 5-0 on Thursday night in what can solely be considered a midweek run-out. The 33,000-strong microstate put up 23 minutes of resistance, then showed their ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 6,765 reads 10 comments

  24. For England, What's the Point in Playing a Team Like San Marino?

    WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON — Many international matchups pit far superior sides against minnows, but rarely do we see a gargantuan mismatch akin to the one at Wembley on Thursday evening...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 4,300 reads 8 comments

  25. England vs. San Marino: Tactical Preview of David & Goliath Euro 2016 Qualifier

    England host the mighty San Marino on Thursday evening in their latest Euro 2016 qualifier. After beating Switzerland in Basel last time out, it'd be a crime if they failed to punish the 208th-ranked FIFA team...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 12 days ago 2,800 reads 1 comments