EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - JUNE 30: Perry Kitchen of Heats in action during the UEFA Europa League First Qualifying Round match between Heart of Midlothian FC and FC Infonet Tallinn at Tyncastle Stadium on June 30, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Who might Jurgen Klinsmann call up for the USMNT upcoming friendlies

Heading in to the next international break USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann finds himself in a very unique position. With the next round of World Cup qualifying not starting until November, Klinsmann has an interesting choice to make on who he calls up to the national team for the teams upcoming friendlies in October. On the […]

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FIFA 17 Review: Take a Journey with this year’s edition

EA Sports released their annual FIFA game this week. FIFA 17 marks the first time the series has moved to the Frostbite engine made popular by the Battlefield and Battlefront games EA has recently released. With new additions to the gameplay as well as an exciting new single player story mode FIFA 17 has taken a […]

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United (L) shares a smile with Ashley Young of Manchester United (R) while sitting on the bench  during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

What does getting dropped mean for Wayne Rooney and Manchester United?

Wayne Rooney was dropped on Saturday as Manchester United beat Leicester City 4-1. The reasoning was due to back problems the veteran forward has been dealing with. However, starting on the bench comes after many fans and pundits have called for him to come off the team sheet to give some players like Paul Pogba […]

BOLTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Former England manager Sam Allardyce leaves his family home on September 28, 2016 in Bolton, England. Allardyce left his position as the national football manager after only one match in charge following allegations made by a national newspaper. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce’s big mouth does him in as secret meeting costs him England job

After just 67 days, the Sam Allardyce era of the England National Team is no more. Allardyce and the FA mutually agreed to separate nearly 24 hours after The Telegraph revealed an undercover investigation showing Allardyce on video negotiating a £400,000 deal to help “businessmen” entering the soccer industry to circumvent FA rules like third party […]

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 27:  Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates victory after the UEFA Champions League Group E match between PFC CSKA Moskva and Tottenham Hotspur FC at Stadion CSKA Moskva on September 27, 2016 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Dortmund draw Real Madrid and Leicester get big win in Champions League

1) Biggest winner –  Leicester City After two matches, the surprise English champs have two wins, including a 1-0 win against their likely group rival Porto. Within Group G, Leicester is up by five points over third place Porto. Before the tournament, people were debating whether or not Leicester would get eaten alive in the […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24:  Gary Cahill of Chelsea (L) shows dejectiong after Arsenal score during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Is Chelsea’s defense their biggest concern?

Chelsea are currently undergoing a similar treatment to Manchester United last week. The dissection of what exactly is going wrong with the London club is a popular topic of discussion after losing twice in their last two Premier League games. After much analysis, the general consensus is that Chelsea’s defending is the major cause of […]

during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016 in London, England.

Does Arsenal’s win over Chelsea get Arsene Wenger off the hot seat?

It’s funny how quickly 90 minutes can change a narrative for a club and its manager. Yet the story lines around Arsenal and Arsene Wenger could not be more different after a resounding 3-0 win against Chelsea on Saturday. Before the match, the win around the Gunners and its manager of almost two decades was […]

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: The Manchester City team check that Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City is okay after being fouled during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at the Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Kevin De Bruyne’s injury could cause big headaches for Manchester City

Manchester City has enjoyed a tremendous start to their season. Pep Guardiola has begun his career in the Premier League with 10 consecutive victories. It seemed like nothing could stop the Citizens. That was until Saturday’s meeting with Swansea City. In the 3-1 victory over the Welsh club, midfielder Kevin De Bruyne came off with […]

FILE PHOTO - (EDITORS NOTE: COMPOSITE OF TWO IMAGES - Image numbers (L) 602356340 and 514338590) In this composite image a comparision has been made between Antonio Conte manager of Chelsea (L) and Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal. Arsenal and Chelsea meet in a Premier League match on September 24, 2016 at the Emirates Stadium. ***LEFT IMAGE*** SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 11: Antonio Conte manager of Chelsea looks thoughtful prior to the Premier League match between Swansea City and Chelsea at Liberty Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** HULL, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Replay match between Hull City and Arsenal at KC Stadium on March 8, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Chelsea square off in their first London Derby matchup this season

There are no shortage of storylines for Chelsea’s visit to the Emirates on Saturday (12:30 ET, NBC Sports Network). It’s early positioning for the top four, the first matchup between Antonio Conte and Arsene Wenger and the usual spice of a London derby. Table watch Only goal difference separates the two sides. The Gunners have […]

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Mark Hughes, manager of Stoke City looks on during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Stoke City and Hull City at the Bet365 Stadium on September 21, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Are Stoke shock relegation contenders this year?

After five games, Stoke sit in last place. They have been unfathomably bad in their matches thus far and have a goal differential of -11. Worst of all, some of the opponents they have gone up against are ones they should have beaten. The points dropped against the likes of Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace, and Hull […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14:  Sadio Mane of Liverpool and team mates celebrate his goal with Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on August 14, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Is it time for Liverpool to be taken seriously in the Premier League?

This Premier League season has been filled with drama and excitement already. One team that has had the most impressive start of the season is Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. Many have said that this year is a bit too soon for them, that they simply don’t have the fire power and defensive steel to compete with […]

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12:  Ronald Koeman manager of Everton and assistant Erwin Koeman look on prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016 in Sunderland, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Ronald Koeman is looking like the perfect hire for Everton

Everton has long been a club that feels they should aspire to be more than a mediocre mid-table team. When they finished 11th last season it was considered an awful year. The club cut ties with manager Roberto Martinez on May 12, 2016, one game before the season ended. Everton was in 12th when Martinez […]

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