As Major League Soccer christens its 20th season Friday with the reigning champion Los Angeles Galaxy hosting the Chicago Fire, we offer 20 storylines to follow on the 20-team circuit. 1. LABOR PEACE: On the brink of the first work stoppage in league history, the players’ union and management agreed in principle Wednesday to a […]
Ajax manager Frank de Boer has backed fellow Dutchman Louis van Gaal to succeed at Manchester United. De Boer, who won three Eredivisie titles, the UEFA Cup and UEFA Champions League with Van Gaal at Ajax, as well as a … Continue reading ?
Manchester United managed to keep their Champions League hopes alive with a narrow win over Newcastle on Wednesday evening, but the game will only be remembered for an unsavoury spitting incident in the first half... As Papiss Cisse and Jonny Evans tussled, the defender appeared to spit at the striker, who duly reciprocated. Show More Summary
Chelsea picked up an almost patented 1-0 victory at West Ham United to further cement their status as league champions in waiting, but there’s still much to be excited about in the rest of the division following a gripping round of fixtures...Show More Summary
There is a lot of hype about Real Madrid's 16-year-old Norwegian sensation Martin Odegaard and even some talk he could make his Champions League debut as soon as next week, according to Peter Quinn of WorldSoccerTalk. Could we then be...Show More Summary
Ahead of their season opener on Sunday, D.C. United crashed out of Champions League play, dropping their series to Costa Rican side Alajuelense. [ more › ]
ANFIELD—Liverpool extended their unbeaten Premier League run to 12 games with a professional 2-0 victory over Burnley at Anfield on Wednesday night. Brendan Rodgers' side have now picked up an impressive 30 points from a possible 36,...Show More Summary
Manchester United returned from Newcastle United with three valuable points thanks to Ashley Young's last-minute winner. It kept United in the hunt for a place in the top four and next season's Champions League on a night when Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur also won. Here's a rundown of the winners and losers from St James' Park. Show More Summary
It's cold and very rainy in Washington DC Wednesday night, which means the DC United-Alajuelense CONCACAF Champions League match-up at RFK Stadium looks like this: Looks kinda like Rabat, Morocco during the Club World Cup, except 40 degrees. Not as fun of a waterslide. (via Fansided)
Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud have the "mental strength" to spearhead Arsenal's charge for Champions League qualification, according to Arsene Wenger. Chile striker Sanchez claimed his first goal in eight games while Giroud further erased memories of his Monaco nightmare … Continue reading ?
Goals at the end of each period lifted Manchester City to a 2-0 win over Leicester City on Wednesday and kept the Premier League champions within five points of leaders Chelsea, who were 1-0 winners at West Ham United. David Silva broke...Show More Summary
Real Madrid are once again deciding whether or not they will give Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard his Champions League debut. After naming Odegaard to his Champions League squad for the knockout stages, manager Carlo Ancelotti omitted the midfielder from his 20-man squad which … Continue reading ?
The National League East, a division owned by the Atlanta Braves for numerous years, has seen a variety of champions over the past four seasons. The Washington Nationals, Philadelphia Phillies and Braves have all had their share of the crown since 2010. Show More Summary
Monaco enjoyed a huge 3-1 win at Arsenal in the Champions League last week, and the French side followed that by holding Paris Saint-Germain 0-0 at home in Ligue 1. Those two matches conspired to give Dimitar Berbatov's team a huge trending week on social. Show More Summary
Arsenal will look to strengthen their Champions League qualification credentials with a win away at QPR on Wednesday. Arsenal have slyly managed to put together a very decent run of form over the last few months, and find themselves up above Manchester United in third place with 11 games of the Premier League season remaining. Show More Summary
Bayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng has revealed he turned down the opportunity to join Barcelona last summer, saying, "you no longer leave Bayern Munich for Barcelona when you want to win the Champions League." His comments were...Show More Summary
Paris Saint-Germain will be looking to advance to the semi-finals of the Coupe de France on Wednesday night, but in fellow Champions League side AS Monaco, it will not be an easy task for the home side at the Parc des Princes. With the...Show More Summary
Queens Park Rangers vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal are looking to maintain their UEFA Champions League challenge with three points at Loftus Road this evening. Queens Park...Show More Summary
There was a hugely dramatic ending to the quarter-final CONCACAF Champions League tie between Montreal Impact and Pachuca on Tuesday night. After a 2-2 draw in the first leg, Pachuca scored an 80th minute penalty and the Mexicans looked to have won the tie. On 94 minutes, Victor Cabrera played a long ball forward and […]
At this point in the Premier League season there are seven serious contenders for the four Champions League qualification spots. The question of who will be playing in Europe's premier competition next season continues to loom over the...Show More Summary