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Bundesliga, Week 18: Germany's top flight returns with Bayern-Gladbach

Bayern Munich are threatening to run away with the Bundesliga, but they face a stiff test in Champions League challenging Borussia Mönchengladbach on Friday. On Friday, the Bundesliga returns from it's month long winter slumber with a huge match. Show More Summary

FA Cup 2014: Arsenal and Coventry kick off fourth round

Coventry City's financial problems will be a tad bit less serious after a trip to the Emirates. Whether or not they can upset Arsenal is another matter all together. Depending on your perspective, the fourth round is either where the FA Cup begins to get interesting or where it begins to become a significantly less compelling contest. Show More Summary

Bundesliga at the halfway point: Looking at the spring ahead

The Bundesliga returns on Friday, so we take a look at what lies ahead. We expected to see a improvement for Wolfsburg under Dieter Hecking in 2013-14. But, a berth in next season's Champion League? Did anyone see that coming? A team...Show More Summary

Copa del Rey, Quarterfinals: Madrid faces Espanyol

The quarterfinal first leg matches feature a meeting between the second and fourth placed teams in La Liga. Spain's ridiculous schedule of league and cup matches virtually every day for a month continues as the Copa del Rey quarterfinals...Show More Summary

Coppa Italia quarter-finals: First up, Roma seeking revenge on Juventus

The quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia bring a revenge match, a derby, and the chance for struggling sides to prove themselves. Welcome to Italy, where nothing much of consequence happens in the domestic cup for the first four months, then all of a sudden, teams play about 12 games within the span of a week. Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 20: Real Madrid faces last place Real Betis

There's no time for rest as the second half of the La Liga season kicks off this week. At the halfway point of the 2013/14 season we still have a legitimate three team title race, a solid race for fourth place and Europa League spot and relatively tight relegation battle. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 22: Sunday has the main event

Saturday's slate of Premier League games is watchable, but everything is leading up to Sunday's showdown between Manchester United and Chelsea. Sunderland vs. Southampton Stadium of Light; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/7:45 AM ET These clubs are...Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 20: AS Roma and Juventus in action on Saturday

Serie A's round 20 kicks off with Roma meeting Livorno, shortly before Juventus host Sampdoria. Alas, surprises look unlikely. Last weekend saw Bologna hold Lazio, Domenico Berardi defeat Milan, and Chievo draw Inter. There's alwaysShow More Summary

Neymar injury: Barcelona sprains ankle in Copa del Rey

Neymar suffered a nasty ankle injury that is being called a sprained tendon for now. He will be re-evaluated on Friday. Barcelona's big summer signing Neymar was forced out of Thursday's Copa del Rey match in the 28th minute after injuring...Show More Summary

MLS Draft 2014: Few stars, lots of depth

There probably isn't an Andrew Farrell or Darlington Nagbe in this edition of the MLS SuperDraft, but there are a large number of pro-ready prospects that should have jobs in the league for years to come. The MLS SuperDraft is here,Show More Summary

Copa del Rey: Real Madrid look to advance at Osasuna's expense

The Copa del Rey lumbers forward with a busy mid-wee schedule that will determine the final eight teams in this year's competition. Spain is keeping everyone busy as the Copa del Rey eats up the mid-week, sandwiched between two full weekends of normal league play. Show More Summary

FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013: Player of the year, best goal awards handed out

Follow along as FIFA names the best players, coaches and goals of 2013. The FIFPro World XI doesn't have any hyper-athletic or defensive-minded midfielders because everyone knows that they're not actually people. They're robots. They take the joy out of football by crushing players who actually do things. Show More Summary

La Liga, Week 19: Atlético Madrid and Barcelona set to battle for the top spot

The two top teams in Spain finally meet for the first time in league play this season. All eyes will be on the Vicente Calderón Stadium for Saturday's top of the table clash between Atlético Madrid and Barcelona. While it's a big game...fine,...Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 19: One last week of surprises

Serie A sides meet their final opponents this week before the fixture list turns around and everyone reunites. But is there really any mystery left? After Monday evening's matches have drawn to a close, there will be no more surprises in Serie A: each team will have met once, and it'll be time for the reverse fixtures. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 21: The relegation battles are starting early in England

Saturday features two relegation six-pointers as the battle to stay up heats up early before Liverpool and Newcastle take center stage on Sunday. Hull City vs. Chelsea The KC Stadium; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/7:45 AM ET Hull continue to hang...Show More Summary

Coppa Italia 2014: Udinese and Roma advance, Inter go out

Udinese, Roma and Fiorentina are headed to the Coppa Italia quarterfinals, but Inter are done and dusted. It's Udinese that move on to the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia, but not without first causing plenty of frustration to the home fans. Show More Summary

A-League January 2014 Transfer Window

Some players are leaving the A-League for Asia and beyond while others return to the friendly Australian shores. Michael McGlinchey is headed to Vegalta Sendai for the 2014 J-League season and Bernie Ibini is coming back to Central Coast Mariners from Shanghai SIPG through the end of May. Show More Summary

League Cup semifinals 2014: Manchester United beaten in first leg

The Capital One Cup didn't help Manchester United find their form as they lost to Sunderland in the first leg. Both Sunderland and Manchester United are having a pretty tough time in the Premier League at the moment, though the League Cup still offers a sliver of hope of some silverware. Show More Summary

La Liga, Week 18: Barcelona back in first after hammering Elche

Barcelona jumped back in front of Atlético Madrid after powering back Elche behind an Alexis Sánchez hat trick. Spain's top division is back after a two week winter break to recharge the batteries, heal some injuries and avoid anyone getting too cold. Show More Summary

Serie A, Week 18: Juventus starts 2014 with a bang, throttles Roma

Roma's unbeaten streak is done after Juventus crushed them to extend their lead atop Serie A. The new year of Serie A football starts with a bang, with league leaders Juventus hosting second-placed Roma in Sunday's evening fixture. Save...Show More Summary

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