FA Cup preview: Getting to know upstarts Lincoln City, Sutton United

The fifth round of the FA Cup is set for this weekend, and it’s a stage usually reserved for teams near the top of the English pyramid. That’s not always true, however. In this year’s edition, Lincoln City and Sutton United — members of the National League, the fifth tier of said pyramid — have […]

Five players due to breakout in 2017

With 2016 behind us, we can begin looking ahead at 2017. Who is ready to take the bull by the horns and make this year their year? Who have some big question marks over their heads that need answering? Below, we have selected the five players that are worth keeping tabs on this year. Check back […]

Five Matches in England to keep an eye out for on Boxing day

Since the 1950’s, it’s been a post-Christmas tradition in England to have a full slate of games on December 26, Boxing Day. While most of Europe have just kicked off their winter breaks, UK teams have to be ready for a full schedule. The Boxing Day tradition has seen some thrilling contents over the years, […]

Burnley is back in the English Premier League, clinching promotion against QPR

After getting relegated out of the English Premier League last season, Burnley wasted little time and have clinched promotion to get back to the top division in England next season. Burnley is in the middle of a three-team fight for the top spot in the English Championship, the second division of English soccer. With Burnley’s […]

Championship Watch: Clubs vying for EPL places in 2016

While Newcastle, Aston Villa and Sunderland fret over the prospect of escaping the relegation zone of the EPL table, clubs one level below them are eager to snap up places in the most lucrative league in the world. Escaping from the 24-team Championship is notoriously difficult. Just ask recently demoted Premier League sides Fulham (18th), […]

SEC charges English soccer CEO for fraud

Marsh Lane (above pic), is the home of Oxford City F.C. This is one facility that is supposed to help “earn more than $238 million over five years” if you believe their CEO. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges on Oxford City F.C. CEO Thomas Anthony Guerriero after defrauding investors by overinflating Oxford City’s assets […]

Derby County hoping for a “Candy Crush” savior?

First things first, STOP SENDING ME YOUR CANDY CRUSH INVITES! If I haven’t played the game by 2015 I’m not going to. That said, it’s hard to ignore the fact that the game revolutionized what social and mobile gaming could truly be. It also made the man behind it, Mel Morris, a very famous and […]