Ranking the competitiveness of the “big five” European leagues

As the European club season enters its climax, every game in every league can make all the difference. For some teams, the last few months can determine the fate of a title race, or the fight to avoid relegation. In some leagues, these races are closer than others. Some teams may have already wrapped up […]

Which European league is best set up for Champions League success

Over the last few years, when the Champions League has gotten down to their final few teams, all the talk would surround which team was best set up to go all the way to the final. Some of the team were only there once in the past few years, such as Manchester City, Chelsea, or […]

Should Lee Grant try and get a permanent move to Stoke City?

On September 18th, Stoke City lost 4-1 to Crystal Palace, their fourth loss in their first five games of the 2016/17 Premier League season. To make matters worse, this was the third time in the opening five games that Stoke had conceded four goals in a game. Their goal differential was an abysmal -11. While […]

What is wrong with Manchester United?

At the end of August, I wrote that after starting the season with three wins in three games, Manchester United should fire Jose Mourinho at that time instead of waiting for things to inevitably turn south. It certainly didn’t take long for that to happen as Old Trafford has essentially been a disaster zone since September. […]

Watch: Mesut Ozil scores on sensational volley

There are few things better then when a team starts clicking all over the field. The team plays well, goals are scored in bunches, points are accumulated, and everyone seems to be happy. Even when things get tough, when a team is in a run of good form they seem to always catch a break […]

What went wrong for Manchester United against Stoke?

Manchester United’s bad September has bled into October. The Red Devil’s final match before the October international break was supposed to be a straightforward affair. A home match against a Stoke City side that entered the match in 19th place and hadn’t won at Old Trafford in over 40 years. Coming into the match United […]

Paul Pogba completes the Manchester United midfield puzzle

The worst kept secret of the summer is finally over as Manchester United announced they have signed Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba late Monday night. The move immediately takes Manchester United from Premier League title contenders to Premier League title favorites. United will pay Juventus an £89.3 million transfer fee, breaking the record Real Madrid set […]

REPORTS: Jose Mourinho to manage Manchester United next season

After an exhilarating FA Cup victory, Manchester United have decided to part way with current manager Louis Van Gaal and have appointed José Mourinho as manager effective for the 2016-17 season. Louis Van Gaal went 103 games with the Red Devils, since July 2014, and finishes his Man Utd career with a 52 percent win percentage. […]

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 […]

Ranking the top mini dynasties of the Premier League era

With the advent of the Premier League in 1992 came the age of dynasties in English soccer. With the exception of Blackburn Rovers, and a T.B.D on Leicester City this year, nearly every team that’s won the Premier League has brought in more than a few trophies over a few year period. For the sake […]

St. Totteringham’s day: An Arsenal perspective

St. Totteringham’s Day is a day that all Arsenal fans love to celebrate. It is the day where mathematically Tottenham cannot finish above Arsenal in the English Premier League table. This day has been a small victory for Arsenal fans for 20 consecutive years so far, but it is in danger of not happening this […]

Why players coming back from injury is a bad thing for Manchester United

Manchester United’s up and down season finally looked like it was going to get back on track. They had scored three goals each in back to back games against Derby County and Stoke City before drawing at Stamford Bridge. But of course just like it has all year, whenever things seemed like they started to […]

VIDEO: Chelsea scores three goals in less than 20 min

Chelsea went on an offensive rampage on a helpless Newcastle defense as Chelsea scored an impressive three goals in less than 20 minutes. Chelsea and Newcastle came into the game in dire need of a win as both currently sit on the bottom portion of the Premier League table. However, only one team came ready […]