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Hapoel Be’er Sheva & Maccabi Tel Aviv Are the Biggest Story in the Europa League

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

For the first night of Europa League football this season, Israeli clubs Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Be’er Sheva, one for the right reason and for the completely wrong one, were the biggest story, eclipsing everything else that happened. More

12 Best Memes of Jose Mourinho & Manchester United Outclassed by Pep Guardiola & Manchester City

Posted on 11 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

Few managerial rivalries are filled with hate, ego and arrogance such as the one between Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho. Manchester City beating Manchester United in the derby brought out meme makers to make fun of the losing manager, and his most expensive signing, Paul Pogba. More

Old Firm Derby: Celtic & Moussa Dembele Shine, Brendan Rodgers Gloats, Rangers Not Ready

Posted on 11 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

The Scottish Premier League needed the Old Firm Derby back, but Celtic vs Rangers at the moment is as one sided as a rivalry can be. Moussa Dembele tore through the newcomers (funny to call them that) defense with ease, and until the financial and quality gaps are bridges in a way, there’s still no threat to Celtic’s Premiership dictatorship. More

Manchester Derby: Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho & Some Things Don’t Change

Posted on 11 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

Despite all of the praise and mostly the points, Manchester United under Jose Mourinho seemed star struck and frozen when meeting with Manchester City under Pep Guardiola, letting the industriousness of Fernandinho tear his midfield apart, while the front consisting of Kevin de Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Nolito and Kelechi Iheanacho ran amok for the first 45 minutes. More

Jurgen Klopp Presents: Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino & the Liverpool Consistency Conundrum

Posted on 11 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

The Jurgen Klopp version of Liverpool is designed to give fans heart attacks. In their 4-1 win over defending (and probably exiting champions) Leicester City, the thrilling performance from Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Adam Lallana had the Anfield fans on the edge of their seats, in a good way. But in order for this team to match the club’s ambitions, consistency has to become a part of the repertoire. More

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Derby of Hate Featuring Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola & Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted on 7 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

One of the fiercest rivalries between managers in Europe, Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho, returns in the form of the two on the sidelines at the Manchester Derby. Adding another dimension of hatred to the first clash between Manchester United and Manchester City this season will be Zlatan Ibrahimovic. More

10 Most Expensive Transfers Summer 2016

Posted on 1 Sep, 2016, by in Featured, Soccer

The summer transfer window for 2016 is over. Three teams, all from the Premier League, appear in the top 10 of the most expensive signings this summer: Manchester United with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba, Manchester City with Leroy Sane and John Stones, and Arsenal with Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka. More

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool, & Winning the Premier League Without Massive Spending

Posted on 30 Aug, 2016, by in Soccer

Since finishing second in 2009, Liverpool have only one top 4 finish in the Premier League: In 2014, when Luis Suarez came very close to pulling off a historic season and lead them to a 19th league title, and their first since 1990. Jurgen Klopp, still not one year at the position of club manager, believes he can get The Reds back on their perch without following the massive signing arms race going on among the big clubs in English football. More

Luis Suarez, The Best Footballer in the World, Better Than Ronaldo & Messi

Posted on 29 Aug, 2016, by in Featured, Soccer

Quietly, without anyone paying attention, Luis Suarez has changed the hierarchy at the top of the footballing world, establishing himself as the best player in the world right now. Yes, even better than Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi, or Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid. More

Teams & Groups of the 2016-2017 Champions League

Posted on 25 Aug, 2016, by in Soccer

In the group stage of the 2016-2017 Champions League, there will be 4 teams from England (Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham, Leicester), Spain (Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Sevilla) Germany (Bayern, Leverkusen, Dortmund, Monchengladbach), 3 teams from France (PSG, Monaco, Lyon), Portugal (Benfica, Sporting, Porto), 2 from Italy (Juventus, Napoli), Russia (Rostov, CSKA) and 1 from Switzerland (Basel), Bulgaria (Ludogorets), Ukraine (Dynamo Kyiv), Turkey (Besiktas), Scotland (Celtic), Netherlands (PSV), Poland (Legia Warsaw), Belgium (Club Brugge), Denmark (FC Copenhagen) and Croatia (Dinamo Zagreb). More