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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Premier League, Week 24: Andy Carroll, Sunderland spring to life

Andy Carroll is having an excellent day for West Ham after a bird made a mess on his head, while Sunderland lead Newcastle in the Tyne-Wear derby. Newcastle vs. Sunderland St James' Park; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/7:45 AM ET This season'sShow More Summary

Serie A, Round 22: Fiorentina and AC Milan both in action on Saturday

There are three games in Serie A on Saturday, including Fiorentina travelling to Cagliari and Milan hosting Torino. The weekend in Italy starts off slow, with struggling sides Bologna and Udinese meeting, while Fiorentina try to avoid leaving Cagliari with a draw. Show More Summary

January transfer deadline day 2014 Rumours galore, all day long

We'll have of the latest rumors throughout transfer deadline day, from all across Europe, right here. Click here for confirmed transfers. Chelsea are close to adding Kurt Zouma from St. Etienne, according to Sky Sports. Zouma would be...Show More Summary

January transfer deadline day 2014: Done deals

This is where you can find all of the deals that have been finalized on transfer deadline day. Stories will only be placed here when a club has confirmed the transfer. Everton's forward line is about to get even more physically imposing. Show More Summary

Copa del Rey, Quarterfinals: Madrid hosts Espanyol holding a one goal lead

Real Madrid have beaten Espanyol twice in this month. A third positive result for Los Blancos will see them through to the semifinals. By the end of the day on Thursday we'll know the four teams that will compete in the semifinals of the 2014 Copa del Rey tournament. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 23: Merseyside derby highlights Tuesday's games

The Merseyside derby and Juan Mata's likely Manchester United debut are what you should be looking out for in the EPL on Tuesday. It's time to shove some games in before the Champions League and Europa League return. The Merseyside Derby is the headliner, but there's some other decent stuff here as well. Manchester United vs. Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 21: Real Madrid hope to provisionally take over first place

Real Madrid can jump to the top of La Liga with a win over Granada, thanks to the fact that Barcelona and Atlético Madrid play the next day. For years we've heard people bitching and moaning about how La Liga wasn't competitive enough and how the title race was always over before it ever really got started. Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 21: Lazio look to cause Juventus problems on Saturday

Lazio will look to upset league leaders Juventus as the Serie A weekend gets underway on Saturday. There's no one truly massive, must-watch match going on in Italy this weekend, but if you can, tune in Saturday to watch Lazio visit Juventus (if you weren't completely turned off of Juve after their defeat to Roma in the Coppa, that is). Show More Summary

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

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