1. European Qualifying Team of the Week September 7-8: Silva, Cana Impress

    Welcome to B/R's first edition of the European International Team of the Week, based solely off the latest round of Euro 2016 qualification matches. We've gauged the recent round of games and sourced the best showings to create an ultimate XI...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 5,455 reads 12 comments

  2. Nemanja Matic, Lazar Markovic Spearhead a New Serbian Footballing Era

    Dick Advocaat has stumbled into an excellent new job, and from the look on his face throughout Serbia's 1-1 draw with France in Belgrade on Sunday evening, he's well aware of the potential at his fingertips...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 22,751 reads 12 comments

  3. Portugal Wasting Cristiano Ronaldo Presence by Keeping Paulo Bento for Euro 2016

    White tissues of protest were out in force on Sunday evening as Portugal slumped to an astonishing 1-0 loss to Albania in their opening UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 11,370 reads 35 comments

  4. Switzerland vs. England: Tactical Preview of Opening Euro 2016 Qualifier

    England and Switzerland begin their Euro 2016 Qualifying campaigns in Basel on Monday night. Switzerland have a new manager and played no friendlies between their loss to Argentina ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 6,523 reads 22 comments

  5. Serbia vs. France: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    Serbia and France played to a 1-1 draw at the Stadion Partizana in Belgrade on Sunday night, with both managers taking positives and negatives aplenty from the result...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 5,229 reads 10 comments

  6. Serbia vs. France: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

    International friendly Serbia 1-1 France Scorers: Pogba (13'), Kolarov (82') Serbia XI Stojkovic, Ivanovic, Nastasic, Mitrovic, Kolarov, Gudelj, Matic, Tadic, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 8,264 reads 4 comments

  7. Chile vs. Mexico: Previewing La Roja and El Tri's Vital 12 Months Ahead

    Chile and Mexico both played superbly at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with both sides reaching the round-of-16 stage and looking unfortunate to be knocked out...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 5,089 reads 22 comments

  8. England vs. Norway: Hodgson's Late Midfield Diamond Shows Ingenuity & Spark

    England 's Euro 2016 qualifying campaign warm-up fixture against Norway ended in a suspect 1-0 victory on Wednesday night...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 1,604 reads 7 comments

  9. Czech Republic vs. USA: Previewing Jurgen Klinsmann's Next Step as Manager

    Jurgen Klinsmann's USA travel to Czech Republic for their first friendly since a dramatic, successful FIFA World Cup 2014 campaign...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 547 reads 8 comments

  10. England vs. Norway: Previewing Roy Hodgson's Fresh Three Lions Approach

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 was a disaster for England, failing to win a game and exiting at the group stage at the expense of Costa Rica and Uruguay...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 6,658 reads 16 comments

  11. Germany vs. Argentina: Previewing Low and Martino's New International Eras

    The first international break of the 2014-15 season throws up a very, very intriguing friendly in the form of Germany vs. Argentina—the two teams who recently contested the FIFA World Cup 2014 final...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 7,002 reads 10 comments

  12. Power Ranking the Top 25 European Clubs After Weekend of August 29

    Welcome to the latest edition of our European club power rankings, where we order the top teams on the continent based on early season form and squad strength. All of Europe's top five leagues are back after Serie A resumed, finally, this weekend...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 48,142 reads 221 comments

  13. Premier League Player Rankings After Week 3: Schneiderlin, Sterling & Costa Star

    Welcome to the third edition of our Premier League player power rankings, returning for another season in 2014-15. The criteria is simple: We pick the top 20 players on the basis of form and performances in league games only...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 10,390 reads 23 comments

  14. Premier League Team of Week 3: Costa, Sterling, Schneiderlin and Moreno Star

    Welcome to the third 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, choosing the best players in each position to meld a workable formation (in this case, a 4-2-3-1)...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 20,909 reads 15 comments

  15. Summer Transfer Deadline Tracker 2014: Live Updates and Analysis

    Summer Transfer Deadline Tracker 2014: Live Updates and Analysis The transfer deadline has passed, and we were with you from early Monday through to after 1 a.m. BST on Tuesday morning...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 286,598 reads 499 comments

  16. Arsenal's Draw with Leicester Is Proof Yaya Sanogo Cannot Be Trusted

    Arsenal 's 1-1 draw with Leicester City on Sunday saw them drop another two points as their slightly concerning start to the season continued...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 4,570 reads 12 comments

  17. Liverpool's Midfield Diamond Destroys Pochettino's Tactical Setup...Again

    Liverpool trounced Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 at White Hart Lane on Sunday to affirm their Premier League title credentials in style...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 17,634 reads 82 comments

  18. Leicester City vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Clash

    Premier League Live Leicester City 1-1 Arsenal Scorers: Alexis (20'), Ulloa (22') Foxes XI Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan, Moore, Konchesky, Mahrez, King, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 14,740 reads 109 comments

  19. Tottenham vs. Liverpool: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Clash

    Premier League Live Tottenham 0-3 Liverpool Scorers: Sterling (8'), Gerrard (48'), Moreno (60') Spurs XI Lloris; Dier, Kaboul (c), Vertonghen, Rose; Bentaleb, ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 25,865 reads 126 comments

  20. Sensational Leroy Fer the Difference in No. 10 Role for QPR vs. Sunderland

    LOFTUS ROAD, LONDON— In tight games in the lower half of the Premier League table, one moment of quality—or one sparkling performance—can be enough to haul in three points...

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  21. Tottenham vs. Liverpool: Pressing Battle in Midfield the Tactical Area to Watch

    They say there's no rest for the wicked, and less than a week after facing Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, Liverpool must travel to north London to take on an in-form Tottenham Hotspur side...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 1,930 reads 4 comments

  22. Ashley Cole and 6 Players to Watch on the Opening Weekend of Serie A

    Serie A returns this weekend after a long, painful absence, filling our screens with prime calcio on Saturday and Sunday afternoons...

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  23. Esteban Cambiasso & 6 Surprise Transfers Set to Shine in Premier League

    Sometimes the transfer window can be a whacky place, and if you get caught up goggling at the £60 million Angel Di Maria, you may miss a few under-the-radar signings who can truly raise your eyebrows...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 14,188 reads 14 comments

  24. Film Focus: Manchester United Failing to Adjust to 3-4-1-2 Passing Options

    Manchester United 's 4-0 loss to MK Dons on Tuesday night sent Twitter, Facebook and every other social media platform into complete and utter overdrive, with fans of the club despairing and rival supporters savouring every moment of the collapse...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 10,129 reads 59 comments

  25. Film Focus: Previewing Arsenal vs. Besiktas in Champions League Qualifier

    Arsenal 's UEFA Champions League qualification hopes hinge on a second-leg tie against Besiktas , taking place on Wednesday evening at the Emirates Stadium...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 8,980 reads 19 comments