1. Manchester City: Mancini Not Impressed with Balotelli, Despite Goal

    Manchester City beat Wigan 2-0 on Wednesday. Yes, Mario Balotelli scored the opening goal, but it wasn't good enough for Roberto Mancini ...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about almost 2 years ago 575 reads 1 comments

  2. Arsenal Will Lose Theo Walcott, Bacary Sagna and More

    The Daily Mirror is reporting that Bacary Sagna and Theo Walcott have been left out of Arsenal 's 2013 calendar. Both players have been linked with moves away from the club and contract talks with both have stalled...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about almost 2 years ago 5,813 reads 17 comments

  3. Antonio Valencia out for Manchester United with Hip Injury

    Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia will miss the club's next match with a nagging hip injury. Sir Alex Ferguson praised the player while telling MUTV the problem is one that has followed Valencia for weeks...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about almost 2 years ago 4,511 reads 11 comments

  4. Liverpool Bright Spots Prove Cold Solace in 0-0 Draw at Swansea

    Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will take the point, but he's got to be growing tired of that meager return from Premier League fixtures. His side's 0-0 Sunday draw away to Swansea marks the seventh draw of this campaign for the Reds...

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  5. Manchester United Should Take No Comfort from QPR Win

    The scoreline read 3-1, but neither supporters nor Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson should take any particular comfort in the Red Devils' win over league bottom-feeders Queens Park Rangers on Saturday...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about almost 2 years ago 2,982 reads 14 comments

  6. 15 Candidates for World's Third-Best Footballer After Messi and Ronaldo

    Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the two best football players on the planet. They just are. There's not even a particularly good argument for anyone else. But let's take them out of the equation...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 21,842 reads 165 comments

  7. Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea: 10 Most Likely Goal-Scorers in Champions League Final

    We're just five days away from the biggest football match of 2012. The UEFA Champions League final will see German giants Bayern Munich play in their home stadium against a Chelsea ...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 7,891 reads 15 comments

  8. Gael Clichy: Manchester City Defender Discusses an Eventual Move to PSG

    He won his first Premier League championship as a little-used member of Arsenal 's famous "Invincibles" during his first season in London. The then-teenaged Gael Clichy could be forgiven if he thought the trophies would flow after that...

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  9. MLS: 10 Key Matchups to Watch This Weekend

    Football is winding down in England, Spain and Germany, but Major League Soccer is just hitting its stride. For all you Europhiles in the States, it's time to get wrapped up in the local version of the game...

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  10. 9 World Football Sleeper Teams Who Will Carry a Serious Threat Next Season

    Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Manchester United, AC Milan and on and on and on. We all know the big teams that will challenge for titles year after year. We talk them to death all year long...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 2,296 reads 3 comments

  11. Atletico Madrid vs. Athletic Bilbao: 6 Things Learned from Europa League Final

    Atletico Madrid took the Europa League title home from Bucharest with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday night. Radamel Falcao's brace got things started on the right foot for Madrid...

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  12. Manchester City's Yaya Toure Says He Would Love to Return to Barcelona

    Yaya Toure is on the cusp of his first Premier League championship with Manchester City . But he is dreaming of one day returning to Barcelona...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 2,576 reads 9 comments

  13. World Football's 15 Greatest Managers of the New Millennium

    They don't kick a single ball, make a single save or really do much of anything on match day. But a good manager stamps his imprint on the game nonetheless...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 14,160 reads 30 comments

  14. Lukas Podolski: Picking an Arsenal Starting Lineup to Showcase Their New Striker

    Sometimes, you just have to go home again. Lukas Podolski started his professional career at FC Cologne in fine form. His prolific scoring rate earned him a transfer to Bayern Munich just after his 21st birthday...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 332 reads 60 comments

  15. Manchester City Top Newcastle to Stay out Front in Title Race

    It was a close-run thing for 89 minutes, but Manchester City supporters got to exhale just before the final whistle and escape Newcastle with a 2-0 victory...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 2,425 reads 29 comments

  16. Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Decides on Assistant Manager to Succeed Pat Rice

    The Daily Mirror is reporting the race to succeed Pat Rice as Arsene Wenger 's primary assistant at Arsenal is over. The paper says Wenger has decided on current reserve and youth team coach Steve Bould ...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 4,894 reads 8 comments

  17. Javi Martinez Admits Calling Cristiano Ronaldo an SOB

    Cristiano Ronaldo was visibly upset with Athletic Bilbao's Javi Martinez following Madrid's 3-0 win on Wednesday. And now we know why. "Basically I told [Ronaldo] to stop pointing at the stands...

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  18. 10 Key MLS Matchups to Watch This Weekend

    Thierry Henry is out with a hamstring injury, but Major League Soccer moves on without him to the tune of nine games this weekend...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 950 reads 2 comments

  19. Manchester City Transfer Rumors: $64 Million Plus Players for Spurs' Gareth Bale

    Gareth Bale recently told BBC's Football Focus that if Tottenham failed to qualify for the Champions League, he would "have to discuss what's best for [himself]...

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  20. Newcastle's Demba Ba Bets Fan He'll Score Winner Against Manchester City

    Manchester United fans are doing everything they can to help their side retake the Premier League lead from Manchester City . For one man, that includes making a bet with Newcastle forward Demba Ba ...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 3,088 reads 7 comments

  21. Freddy Adu: Is There Still a Way Back to Stardom for the American Pele?

    U.S. soccer fans knew Freddy Adu before he was ever a professional. He was in Sports Illustrated before he'd ever signed a contract that paid him to play the game. Maybe that was the problem...

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  22. Liverpool: Kenny Dalglish and Steven Gerrard Are Wrong, the Cups Don't Matter

    Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is playing up the importance of Liverpool's success in the domestic Cup competitions...

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  23. MLS Weekly Roundup: Rosario's First Goal, Henry's Injury, Dynamo's New Home

    There's no one even close to Sporting Kansas City in the Eastern Conference and the San Jose Earthquakes are leading the pack in the West. And yes, Toronto is still the worst MLS team you've ever seen...

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  24. Tottenham Transfer Rumors: Spurs Bid to Steal Jan Vertonghen from Arsenal

    Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf ( h/t Goal.com ) is reporting Tottenham are bidding to steal Arsenal transfer target Jan Vertonghen out from under Arsene Wenger's nose...

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  25. Rumor: Former Chelsea Manager Andre Villas-Boas to Take over at Roma Next Season

    Portuguese newspaper A Bola ( h/t Daily Mirror ) is reporting that former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas will take over the reins at Serie A outfit AS Roma next season. The 34-year-old manager did not even last a season at Stamford Bridge...

    Christopher Hall Written by Christopher Hall about over 2 years ago 1,392 reads 12 comments