1. World Cup Power Rankings After Aug. 29 to Sept. 5 Qualifiers

    It's about that time in the FIFA World Cup qualifying process where things genuinely start to get interesting. It made the whole international break just a tiny bit more bearable; the abrupt divorce from renewed domestic action a little less savage...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 102,902 reads 0 comments

  2. Ranking the Best 20 Value-for-Money Moves of the Summer Transfer Window

    You'd think finding value-for-money moves in a transfer window that ripped the record books to shreds would be difficult, but the truth is plenty of shrewd business still went on...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 17,355 reads 0 comments

  3. Who Won the Transfer Window? Ranking Top 20 Clubs After Premier League Deadline

    Craziest. Transfer. Window. Ever. Billions of pounds and euros exchanged this summer as the world's football clubs wheeled and dealed, with the new Premier League broadcasting deal fuelling an eye-poppingly expensive summer...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 58,507 reads 0 comments

  4. EPL 100: Ranking of Premier League's Best Players After Matchday 3

    Still stewing over the fact the international break has arrived so soon and wrecked our stride? Then, choose to relive what has happened so far in the Premier League by taking a look at our comprehensive ranking of the top 100 players so far...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 46,683 reads 0 comments

  5. European Club Rankings After August 25-27 Matches

    The first international break is always the hardest. Just as Europe's top leagues are beginning to find their groove, domestic action is cruelly ripped from our grasp in what feels like such premature fashion...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 72,867 reads 0 comments

  6. Scouting Report on Reported Barcelona Target Myziane Maolida

    With all the focus in French football being pulled toward two distinct corners right now — that of Paris Saint-Germain and Neymar, and that of Monaco and Kylian Mbappe — ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 8,399 reads 0 comments

  7. Scouting Report on New Liverpool Sensation Trent Alexander-Arnold

    There are plenty of reasons to be feeling positive if you’re a Liverpool fan right now. Three straight wins have coaxed good form from the team, and with a UEFA Champions ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 7,468 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking European Clubs on Their Transfer Activity Up to August 23 Deals

    The end of the summer transfer window is nigh. Whether it slams shut or slides smoothly into place, August 31 will see it close, meaning clubs have just one week left to get their business done...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 18,381 reads 0 comments

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

    The second weekend of the 2017-18 Premier League season was just as exciting, entertaining and incident-heavy as the first...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 13,907 reads 0 comments

  10. European Club Rankings After August 18-21 Matches

    Finally, all of Europe's top leagues are back. The past weekend was the first time this season in which all five of the continent's top divisions were fully in play...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 16,962 reads 0 comments

  11. Scouting Notebook: Kyle Walker-Peters Is the Ideal Blend of a Modern Right-Back

    Tottenham youngster Kyle Walker-Peters came through what many would consider to be a difficult debut in great shape last weekend...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 3,134 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 23,554 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 44,511 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 31,599 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 7,011 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 16,393 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 64,298 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 20,229 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 9,506 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 14,356 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 23,970 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 38,398 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 16,667 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 32,890 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 34,526 reads 0 comments