From the moment it was publicly revealed that Paul Pogba was earning just £23,000 a week at Juventus, it was clear something would have to change—and soon. On Friday, that change duly came: Juventus announced they had agreed a contract...Show More Summary
Twitter and general footballing culture seemed to go into meltdown during the latest round of Europa League fixtures, as Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela scored one of the most incredible goals of recent times. Lamela 's 'Rabona' strike...Show More Summary
The Seattle Sounders, after their brilliant comeback in Los Angeles last weekend to earn a 2-2 draw with the Galaxy, need only a draw to win the Supporters’ Shield this Saturday (live on NBC at 2:30pm ET). It’s a been … Continue reading ? 3 Reasons the Sounders Will Win the 2014 Supporters’ Shield is a post from World Soccer Talk.
As the Premier League continues its growth as a global behemoth, clubs are no longer just competing on the field; they are campaigning for the time, attention and eventual financial support of fans worldwide on social media. One of the...Show More Summary
"The biggest game in the world just got bigger," Sid Lowe wrote in the Guardian on Friday. He was, of course, talking about Saturday's showdown between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Bernabeu in the Spanish capital: The world’s best [player] will [be there]. Show More Summary
Who said the Europa League is boring?! Tottenham Hotspur’s mystery man Erik Lamela scored a sensational goal on Thursday in the UEFA Europa League against Tripoli when his rabona shot caught everyone by surprise. The sheer intricacy of the move … Continue reading ? Watch Erik Lamela’s Incredible Rabona Goal for Tottenham [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Real Madrid are keen to tie up the services of Javier Hernandez on a permanent deal, but they are unwilling to pay Manchester United's £17 million asking price, according to reports. Anthony Chapman of the Daily Express reports that Carlo Ancelotti is willing to drop "around £12 million" to secure his on-loan striker. Show More Summary
Liverpool are "keeping tabs" on AC Milan full-back Ignazio Abate, according to reports. Ed Malyon of the Mirror suggested Brendan Rodgers may aim to snap up the Italian as a replacement for Glen Johnson, "who is looking to pastures new."...Show More Summary
Juventus ' flop against Olympiakos on Wednesday was revolting to the team's fans and emblematic of the team's continuing problems in European competition. It should also mark a turning point in the team's season. Indeed, the game revealed...Show More Summary
Tottenham Hotspur look to get back on track in the Premier League this weekend when they host resurgent Newcastle United. The Magpies recorded their first league win last weekend when they beat Leicester City 1-0. With four points in...Show More Summary
The 2014/15 season is eight games old and Southampton and West Ham proudly inhabit the top four while Manchester United continue to be just two bad games from a full-scale crisis. But even in the topsy-turvy unpredictable Premier League, … Continue reading ? 5 Things That Will Happen In The Premier League This Weekend is a post from World Soccer Talk.
After an embarrassing thrashing at Southampton, Sunderland are hoping to bounce back this weekend when they host Arsenal. Black Cats midfielder Lee Cattermole has said that he’s been pleased with how they’ve performed at the Stadium of Light and looks forward to welcoming old boy Danny Welbeck back. Welbeck enjoyed a successful season-long loan spell […]
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho said at his press conference today that he respects Louis van Gaal and considers him a friend in football, but didn’t want to praise his rival coach too much. Mourinho will face Man United manager van Gaal on Sunday at Old Trafford and it was clear that he has a lot […]
We’ve seen it so many times. A defender trying to protect his goal is rendered helpless when the ball hits off him at speed and cruelly embarks toward the back of the net. It almost happened to Cruzeiro defender Egidio in their recent 1-1 draw against Palmeiras. A Palmeiras striker hits the post and Egidio, […]
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club in Saturday's El Clasico against Real Madrid, and he confessed the game will be a test of the Uruguayan's character. Suarez's four-month suspension...Show More Summary
“Worst to first” has been a common theme around D.C. United this year, and with the group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League complete, DCU can add another glossy item to the 2014 portfolio: the No. 1 seed heading into the knockout stage of the international competition. United was the only club among 24 entries […]
Everton travel to Turf More on Sunday for the day's early kick-off. Both sides have only met twice in the past 35 years, each time in 2009, during the Clarets' only previous stint of Premier League football. Burnley won the home tieShow More Summary
Half of D.C. United’s roster is in Panama today for the CONCACAF Champions League group finale. The other half, including all of the usual starters, are in Washington. Having already secured a quarterfinal berth, United sent 13 reserves and an MLS pool goalkeeper to face Tauro FC in a match that is inconsequential aside from […]
With two weeks left in the women’s regular season and three remaining for the men, the Insider looks at teams from the region on the rise and decline: WHO’S HOT 1. Given the Maryland men’s illustrious history, it sounds strange to say the Terrapins have pulled off an upset, not to mention two of them […]
There has never been much doubt whether the U.S. women’s national soccer team would advance to the World Cup next summer in Canada. The clincher in the weak regional qualifying tournament will almost surely come Friday at PPL Park outside of Philadelphia. Rather, the question surrounding the world’s top-ranked squad has always been how stylish […]