1. Would Jurgen Klopp's Tactics and Tendencies Suit Manchester City?

    Jurgen Klopp now stands the most intriguing name on the impending managerial merry-go-round. Brendan Rodgers, Carlo Ancelotti and Rafa Benitez could all still lose their jobs, but ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 5,122 reads 11 comments

  2. Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid: Tactical Review of Champions League Game

    Real Madrid progressed to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday by edging Atletico Madrid 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Javier Hernandez scored the only goal late on to break Colchoneros hearts...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 14,375 reads 52 comments

  3. Barcelona vs. PSG: Tactical Review of Champions League Game

    Barcelona eased their way to a 2-0 (5-1 aggregate) victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night, sealing passage to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals. Neymar scored both goals to cap an easy night's work...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 9,746 reads 29 comments

  4. Premier League Player Rankings After April 18-19 Fixtures: Kane Rises

    Welcome to the latest edition of our 2014-15 Premier League player rankings, continuing for another season in its mission to quantify the form of England's top-tier players...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 13,508 reads 47 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 25 European Clubs After Weekend of April 18-19

    Welcome to the latest edition of our European club rankings ( previous edition here ), where we rank the top teams on the continent based on seasonal form and squad strength...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 56,736 reads 216 comments

  6. Barcelona vs. PSG: Tactical Preview of Champions League Game

    Paris Saint-Germain face the nearly insurmountable task of overturning a 3-1 deficit at the Camp Nou against Barcelona on Tuesday...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 11,664 reads 42 comments

  7. Premier League Team of Week: Kane, Mangala, Zouma and Hazard Star

    Welcome to the 33rd instalment of our Premier League Team of the Week for the 2014-15 season. We analysed every game to pick out a star XI from the weekend's fixtures, choosing the best players to form a viable formation (in this case, a 4-3-3)...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 19,961 reads 56 comments

  8. Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Chelsea took another giant step toward securing the Premier League title on Saturday by beating Manchester United, 1-0, at Stamford Bridge...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 32,763 reads 203 comments

  9. Barcelona vs. Valencia: Winners and Losers from Liga Game

    Barcelona squeezed out a hard-earned 2-0 victory over Valencia on Saturday thanks to goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 15,578 reads 50 comments

  10. Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Premier League Live Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United Scorers: Hazard (39') Chelsea XI Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Matic, Oscar, Fabregas, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 33,525 reads 334 comments

  11. Barcelona vs. Valencia: Live Score, Highlights from Liga Game

    La Liga Live Barcelona 2-0 Valencia Scorers: Suarez (2'), Messi (90+3) Barca XI Bravo; Alves, Pique, Mathieu, Adriano; Busquets, Mascherano, Xavi; Messi, Suarez, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 27,593 reads 243 comments

  12. Champions League Player Rankings: Suarez, Matuidi and Martinez Excel

    Welcome to the fifth round of our UEFA Champions League knockout-stage player rankings, in which we order the competition's top 20 players so far this season...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 60,054 reads 155 comments

  13. Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Tactical Preview of Premier League Game

    Chelsea face Manchester United this weekend in a match that could have serious implications at the top of the Premier League table...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 28,587 reads 119 comments

  14. Breaking Down Football's in-Vogue Formation: The Midfield Diamond

    What do Liverpool, Juventus, Swansea City, Lyon, Borussia Dortmund, Sampdoria and Internazionale all have in common this season? They've all played, at least for a small segment of the season, in a 4-4-2 diamond formation...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 13,392 reads 32 comments

  15. Exclusive: Roma's Tony Sanabria on His Serie A and World Cup Dreams

    A 17-year-old Tony Sanabria made a bold move in November 2013, opting not to accept Barcelona's offer of a contract extension in an attempt to fast-track his way up the footballing ladder...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 2,049 reads 0 comments

  16. PSG vs. Barcelona: Tactical Review of Champions League Game

    Barcelona are in pole position to qualify for the UEFA Champions League semi-finals after beating Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 at the Parc des Princes in the quarters...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 13,076 reads 38 comments

  17. Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid: Tactical Review of Champions League Game

    Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid played out a hard-fought 0-0 draw at the Vicente Calderon, leaving their two-legged UEFA Champions League quarter-final finely poised ahead of next week...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 7,056 reads 50 comments

  18. Premier League Player Rankings After April 11-13 Fixtures: Coutinho Shines

    Welcome to the latest edition of our 2014-15 Premier League player rankings, continuing for another season in its mission to quantify the form of England's top-tier players...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 24,886 reads 89 comments

  19. Ranking the Top 25 European Clubs After Weekend of April 11-12

    Welcome to the latest edition of our European club rankings ( previous edition here ). Here, we'll rank the top teams on the continent based on seasonal form and squad strength...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 24,273 reads 232 comments

  20. Premier League Team of Week: Fellaini, Coutinho, Bolasie and Benteke Shine

    Welcome to the 32nd installment of our Premier League Team of the Week for the 2014-15 season. We analysed every game to pick out a star XI from the weekend's fixtures, choosing the best players to form a viable formation (in this case, a 3-5-1-1)...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 27,062 reads 64 comments

  21. 50 to Watch from the UEFA Youth League

    Who are the stars of the future? After Chelsea's 3-2 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Youth League final on Monday, B/R picked out 50 players from the tournament to watch in the coming years...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 100,664 reads 164 comments

  22. QPR vs. Chelsea: Winners and Losers from West London Derby

    Chelsea took one step closer to the Premier League title on Sunday by edging out Queens Park Rangers 1-0 at Loftus Road...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 11,104 reads 33 comments

  23. QPR vs. Chelsea: Live Score, Highlights from West London Derby

    Premier League Live QPR 0-1 Chelsea Scorers: Cesc (87') QPR XI Green, Isla, Onuoha, Caulker, Hill, Phillips, Sandro, Barton, Henry, Austin, Zamora Chelsea ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 18,135 reads 121 comments

  24. Tactical Analysis of Every 2014-15 Champions League Quarter-Finalist

    The UEFA Champions League quarter-finals are nearly upon us, and in preparation for the blockbuster ties, we bring you the definitive tactical analysis of each of the eight sides left in the competition...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 11,720 reads 98 comments

  25. Burnley vs. Arsenal: Tactical Preview of Premier League Game

    Burnley host Arsenal on Saturday in a game which could have severe implications at both ends of the table...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 9,623 reads 20 comments