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Who has the edge between Liverpool and Manchester City this weekend

While Chelsea has won 12 straight matches to create some separation atop the Premier League standings, its two closest rivals meet at Anfield Saturday when Liverpool hosts Manchester City (12:30 ET, NBC). It’s a pivotal time of the year. The Premier League schedule is almost at the halfway point, and the transfer window opens again […]

The ten best Premier League players for 2016

Over the next couple weeks, the staff of 32 Flags will be counting down some of the top achievements and moments of this calendar year. 2016 has seen many things in the soccer world from the good to the bad and the ordinary to the extraordinary. Today, we are counting down the top Premier League […]

Does Liverpool have the best chance to catch Chelsea?

Sadio Mane’s stoppage time goal powered Liverpool to a Merseyside Derby win against Everton Monday, and that result kept the Reds within six points of Chelsea at the top of the Premier League table. In the face of Chelsea’s brilliance this season — and 11 straight wins can hardly be described any other way — […]

The ten best soccer moments of 2016

Over the next couple weeks, the staff of 32 Flags will be counting down some of the top achievements and moments of this calendar year. 2016 has seen many things in the soccer world from the good to the bad and the ordinary to the extraordinary. Today, we are counting down the top moments of […]

Barcelona, Real Madrid to meet in season’s first ‘Clasico’

Some of the best theater in world football takes the stage again this weekend as Barcelona and Real Madrid renew their bitter rivalry Saturday (10 a.m. ET, beIn Sports). Table watch: Barcelona needs to make up a little ground. Real Madrid hasn’t tasted defeat this season, and that fast start has it six points clear […]

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid to tangle in Madrid Derby

For the first time since Real Madrid edged Atletico Madrid on spot kicks in the Champions League final, the two city rivals will face off Saturday (2:45 p.m., ET, beIn Sports). A fond farewell: This will be the final La Liga match between the two clubs at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. The 56-year-old stadium is […]

What does the future hold for David Moyes at Sunderland?

To say that David Moyes has had a rocky start to his tenure at Sunderland is a bit of an understatement. Eleven games into the season, the Black Cats have one win and five points. They’re rooted to the bottom of the table, along with Swansea, and they’re already six points from safety. Teams can’t […]

What’s the best development plan for Cameron Carter-Vickers?

It’s one of the older questions in world soccer: What’s the best way to develop a talented young player? Today, we’re asking it about Tottenham and U.S. international center back Cameron Carter-Vickers. He’s an 18-year-old who’s been on the books at Spurs since he was 11. He was born in England, the son of an […]

Mario Balotelli finds new life in Ligue 1

A few short months ago, Mario Balotelli left Liverpool for Nice on a free transfer. It was a bad piece of business for the Reds, who basically decided to eat the £16 million they paid for him in 2014. His final numbers in his first season on Merseyside, four goals in 28 appearances, led the […]

It’s a very important Manchester Derby in the EFL Cup

It’s always an occasion when Manchester United and Manchester City, so today’s EFL Cup tie could provide good theater at Old Trafford (2:55 p.m. ET, BeIn Sports). United comes in on the heels of a 4-0 hiding over the weekend in manager Jose Mourinho’s return to Chelsea, while City was also less than its best […]

Looking back at Bob Bradley’s Swansea City debut

Much has been made of Bob Bradley’s hire as Swansea City manager. He’s the first American to coach a Premier League team, and as such, carries the mantle of American soccer in the EPL at the moment. He’s a man that’s led two national teams as well as clubs in the U.S., Denmark and France. […]

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