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10 Best Goals Snubbed by FIFA’s Puskas Award in 2016

Posted on 11 Jan, 2017, by in Soccer

Call this the alternative Puskas Awards, or maybe the “real” best 10 goals of 2016. Whatever you wanna name it, you have to admit there are some pretty stunning finished … More

Liverpool FC: Future is Bright, Even if Championship is Almost out of Reach

Posted on 27 Dec, 2016, by in Soccer

There’s something not quite there about Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp. It’s almost the team he dreams of, but not exactly at that place by now. It doesn’t matter. The future seems bright for the club under the German manager, even if their desire to end the championship drought this season is probably not coming true. More

Real Madrid, Hoffenheim & RB Leipzig Only Undefeated Teams Left in Europe

Posted on 27 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

Out of all the teams in the English Premier League, Italian Serie A, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga and French Ligue 1, only three remain undefeated: Real Madrid, Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig. More

13 Newest Soccer Stadiums in Europe

Posted on 10 Nov, 2016, by in Featured, Soccer

In Europe’s Top 5 leagues, there are 13 stadiums that have opened over the last 10 years, including Juventus’ Juventus Stadium and Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium. More

AS Roma Have the Best Scoring Duo in Europe, Edin Dzeko & Mohamed Salah

Posted on 9 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

Thanks to the scoring of Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah, AS Roma are enjoying a fine start to their Serie A season, despite early expectations that it might be difficult for them to keep up with Juventus and other Champions League spot contenders. More

FC Barcelona, Messi-Neymar-Suarez, and Making Another Piece of History

Posted on 9 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

The Barcelona trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Suarez could all be with at least 50 goals for their countries when they play their next Champions League match, something that has never happened to any club. More

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Philippe Coutinho Soon to Become the Top Scoring Brazilian in Premier League History

Posted on 8 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

It’s been close to four years since Philippe Coutinho made his debut for Liverpool, and pretty soon he’ll become the top scoring Brazilian player in Premier League history, which is kind of odd when you first think about, but really isn’t when you look at the players who have come before. More

Lionel Messi is the Most Efficient Player in Europe

Posted on 8 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

We’ll never get a consensus about whether or not Lionel Messi is the best footballer in the world, or perhaps of all time. However, numbers make for a much more objective measurement, and according to minutes per goal or assist for players in Europe’s top 5 leagues (England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France), Messi is the most efficient footballer on the continent. More

Barcelona Losing to Manchester City in the Champions League Group Stage is Meaningless

Posted on 2 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

So Barcelona lost 3-1 to Manchester City in a Champions League group stage match. Maybe it’s surprising, and it might be a big result for Pep Guardiola’s club, but in the big picture, it’s meaningless. More

Jose Mourinho Not so Special Anymore; Manchester United Too

Posted on 30 Oct, 2016, by in Soccer

Football critics love to say Jose Mourinho makes himself bigger than the club he works for. They wanted Manchester United about this. And they’re right, but the media has the power to make itself right by simply deciding what the narrative is. More