Without a doubt, this was the best World Cup I had the privilege of watching. An impetus for attacking was shared by nearly every team at the tournament, with a record-tying 171 goals tallied in Brazil. The biggest stars of the game all turned up, notching important goals and providing key moments. Goalkeepers were in […]

champions league football has understandably dominated the presses lately, even though the premier league is currently the most drama fueled competition on the planet. and as is usually the case when european competition rears its head, i’m feeling a little overwhelmed with all of these different story lines to attempt to follow. with that in mind, […]

there’s just enough time for me to squeeze out another round-up for your reading enjoyment this saturday. i’m sure you’ll find my rants to be quite entertaining today: niall quinn ‘despises’ sunderland fans who watch foreign broadcasts – guardian.co.uk oh cry me a river mr. quinn; apparently being a club chairman does not require you […]

    i’ve been lazy. really lazy. here’s the ten words or less from last week. it’s ridiculous how long it took me to post this. i apologize. i’m not the only one with a gareth bale crush. – sportsillustrated.com please, tell me WTF is going on here. – thespoiler.co.uk a valid complaint, but aren’t […]

after spending the type of money this summer that even bill gates would find exuberant, real madrid were bound to offload some high profile names to help “balance” the books. it’s long been expected that los merengues would start the firesale with their small army of expensive dutch players, but who among them would leave […]