MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – JANUARY 02: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City gestures prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad Stadium on January 2, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Has Pep Guardiola made soccer boring?

A few weeks ago, after his Manchester City side was thoroughly beaten 4-2 by Leicester City, Pep Guardiola firmly insisted that he is not a fan of tackling. “I am not a coach for the tackles. I do not train the tackles.” Guardiola said at his post match press conference. While the statement is almost […]

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – JANUARY 12: FIFA Ballon d’Or nominees Lionel Messi of Argentina and FC Barcelona (L) and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Real Madrid smile during the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala 2014 at the Kongresshaus on January 12, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Messi and Ronaldo: A brief history of one of the great sporting rivalries

This weekend is El Clasico, the biggest league match in Spain, and probably Europe. As always, the focus will be around the two generational talents that are the faces of their clubs. The two men are among the greatest that have ever played the game, and their history together has been well documented. We take […]

MADRID, SPAIN – JANUARY 18: Barcelona head coach Josep Guardiola (L) directs his team while Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho looks on during the Copa del Rey Quarter Finals match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on January 18, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Looking back at the rivalry between Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are two of the most decorated managers in the world. Between them, they have 14 League titles, four Champions League titles and over 20 various cups. The two managers will face-off this Saturday in the Manchester Derby. Having met 16 times before, one of the biggest matches on the Premier League […]

BARCELONA, SPAIN – APRIL 05: Luis Suarez of Barcelona shoots during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg match between FC Barcelona and Club Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on April 5, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Champions League: Barcelona come from behind as Bayern Munich grind out a win

Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid Fernando Torres might have given Atletico Madrid a valuable away goal to take back for the second leg, but it was his red card and Luis Suarez’s subsequent brace that will be the story in Barcelona’s 2-1 victory over their La Liga rivals in their 1st leg Champions League quarterfinal matchup. […]

LAS PALMAS, SPAIN – MARCH 13: Head coach Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid CF encourages his team during the La Liga match between UD Las Palmas and Real Madrid CF at Estadio de Gran Canaria on March 13, 2016 in Las Palmas, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Will Real Madrid Fans turn on Zinedine Zidane if he loses El Clasico?

As Zinedine Zidane enters his first Clasico as manager of Real Madrid, the pressure for him to beat Barcelona is palpable and he very well knows it. But one of, if not, the most important question to ask is: Will the fans turn on Zizou if he loses El Clasico? Zidane has done well with […]

BARCELONA, SPAIN – MARCH 22: Ivan Rakitic of Barcelona takes on Luka Modric and Toni Kroos of Real Madrid CF during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on March 22, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Referee for next months El Clasico reports being approached to favor Real Madrid

With FIFA currently in full blown crisis mode, it would be really good for fans of the beautiful game to get some good soccer news right about now. Unfortunately that’s not going to happen as one of the premier fixtures on the soccer calendar is now being marred by yet another corruption scandal. The Independent reported […]

during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Manchester City and Barcelona at Etihad Stadium on February 24, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

GIFS: Suarez Double Sinks City

Luis Suarez h ahavinglhadible game against Manchester City today. After only 30 minutes, he scored two goals against the team that beat his former team, Liverpool, to the Premier League title last season. Looks like Luis is getting a little revenge? He certainly doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. Suarez’s first goal in […]

Return of the Mad Genius

Luis Suarez is set to make a sensational return to soccer since the big scandal of this summer’s World Cup landed him a four month ban from all play. Having introduced himself to his new club, Barcelona, in friendly matches, this will be Suarez’s first real competitive match with his new teammates. In what promises […]

Barcelona Banned from Transfers Until 2016

That’s right, Barcelona’s transfer ban appeal has been denied and they are now officially banned from transfers until 2016, starting this January. This is a surprise to many, who expected Barcelona’s ban to be shortened after an appeal. Barcelona’s spending spree this summer is the result of the ban, as they have been buying for […]