What have we learned from the USMNT this winter?

Bruce Arena’s first two matches as manager of the United States national team have concluded, and there are decidedly mixed opinions on his and the team’s performance. For some, 0-0 and 1-0 results against C and B level Serbia and Jamaica is simply not enough, while for others, the incremental progress seen throughout the MLS-filled […]

Chelsea and Arsenal set for Premier League clash Saturday

League-leading Chelsea entertain Arsenal (7:30 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Network) Saturday with a chance to create even more separation at the top of the league table. Of course, Arsenal doesn’t see it that way. The Gunners will be hoping to reel in the front-running Blues a bit with a win at Stamford Bridge. Table watch: […]

Why were Liverpool much better against Chelsea?

Liverpool were undeniably better against Chelsea on Tuesday than they have been in recent weeks. The entire month of January was a slog for them, crashing out of two cups and, arguably, the title race. With that in mind, Liverpool went into their game against Chelsea with three home losses in a row, needing to […]

USMNT fails to make a statement in Bruce Arena’s first game back

First of all, let me be clear about something. Of all the non-important friendlies the USMNT plays over the course of a four year cycle, none of them are less important than the two annual January friendlies. There was no outcome to the USMNT’s match against Serbia that could have proved Bruce Arena is the […]

USMNT face Serbia in Bruce Arena’s comeback as manager

Sunday’s U.S. vs. Serbia friendly will present a welcome sight for many U.S. Men’s National Team fans, a manager other than Jurgen Klinsmann patrolling the American touchline. Bruce Arena will manage his first game as USMNT coach since he was fired in 2006. Klinsmann was axed after bombing two crucial November World Cup qualifiers and following years […]

Will Manchester City finish in the top four?

With the new TV rights, which bring impressive amount of money into the club accounts, specially to Premier League clubs, the English championship have become the main attraction for every football fan. The Premier League is considered by many the most balanced championship and perhaps also the strongest, where the difference between the first and […]

Jermain Defoe is the most valuable player in the Premier League

Think of all the stars in the Premier League. Who is coming to your mind? It’s probably the usual cast of characters. Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibarhimovic, Sergio Aguero, Diego Costa, Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez, Kevin de Bruyne and a whole slew of others. But you would probably have to list off about 50 players before […]

Who would play in a Premier League All-Star Game

With the Premier League, NHL, and NBA all just passing the halfway points of their season, and the latter two getting ready for their midseason All-Star games, it got me thinking: Who would play in a Premier League all star game? Obviously, this game would feature the Premier League’s best XI against some random MLS team […]

Could Chelsea winning the Premier League hurt them in the long run?

Okay, let’s get this out of the way quickly. Winning the Premier League is always a good thing. It’s the whole reason the competition is held: to win it. What we are looking at here is the infrastructure of the club and if winning the Premier League this season could have long reach effects that […]

Five players Pep Guardiola could sign that would best suit his philosophy

Despite winning his first six league games in charge of Manchester City, Pep Guardiola has not enjoyed his time in England. The Spaniard has struggled to find a rhythm with his new club. This left some to question whether or not he’s as good as advertised, and his previous two super clubs made him look better than […]

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