SUTTON, GREATER LONDON – FEBRUARY 16: Paul Doswell manager of Sutton United poses during a Sutton United FA Cup media day on February 16, 2017 at the Borough Sports Ground in Sutton, Greater London. Sutton United are due to face Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup Fifth round on 20 February. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

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 […]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 19: Ross Barkley (C) of Everton competes for the ball against Marc Albrighton (L) and Riyad Mahrez (R) of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Leicester City at Goodison Park on December 19, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

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, […]

HULL, UNITED KINGDOM – MAY 17: Hull fans celebrate making the play-off final during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off semi final second leg match between Hull City and Derby County at KC Stadium on May 17, 2016 in Derby, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday face off in the richest game for promotion to the EPL

Nineteen teams have booked a place in the 2016-2017 Premier League, and the 20th and final member of that exclusive club will be sorted out at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (11:55 a.m. ET, Bein Sports). Sheffield Wednesday will try to deny Hull City’s attempt to bounce right back up to the top flight after its […]

BURNLEY, UNITED KINGDOM – MAY 02: Sam Vokes (9) and Andre Gray of Burnley (7) celebrate as they are promoted to the Premier League after the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Queens Park Rangers at Turf Moor on May 2, 2016 in Burnley, United Kingdom. Burnley defeated QPR 1-0 to gain promotion. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Middlesbrough vs. Brighton for final automatic Championship promotion spot, Burnley promotes

There’s a case to be made for the Premier League being the world’s most competitive league from top to bottom. One tier below, the Championship might be one of the toughest leagues to escape. Twenty-four teams, many with Premier League budgets, playing a 46-match schedule — eight more than the EPL teams have to navigate […]

during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Queens Park Rangers at Turf Moor on May 2, 2016 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

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 […]

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND – APRIL 19: Anthony Knockaert of Brighton & Hove Albion celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Queens Park Rangers on April 19, 2016 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

The race to the Premier League, a look into the Sky Bet Championship Promotion Battle

With only three games left in the Sky Bet Championship season, four games for some teams, the race to achieve promotion to the Premier League is drawing to a close and it is a tight race to the top. In the Championship, the top two teams achieve automatic promotion, and the teams that finish in […]

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 28: Kike of Middlesbrough makes a break during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday at the Riverside Stadium on December 28, 2015 in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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 […]

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA – JULY 08: Jinder Mahal puts a headlock on Daniel Bryan during the WWE Smackdown Live Tour at Westridge Park Tennis Stadium on July 08, 2011 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Fulham had players participate in their own WWE Royal Rumble during practice

So there doesn’t seem to be any video of this and quite frankly, I don’t think I want to see any video because imagining this is so much better, but Fulham apparently organized a “Royal Rumble” for players when Felix Magath managed the team in 2014. This nifty tidbit of info came about when a […]

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – AUGUST 21: Johnny Russell of Derby County celebrates after he scores his teams opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on August 21, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

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 […]