Ludogorets Razgrad travelled to London to face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium, and no one believed the side from Bulgaria would emerge with a result. Even English pubs forsook trying to entice patrons as there was simply nothing to see here.
Mansfield Town manager Adam Murray sees society being overtaken by cell phones, brightly-lit screens replacing good-old interpersonal communication, and he does not like it one bit, so he banned cell phones.
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On Tuesday the NWSL announced the transfer of Kim Little from the Seattle Reign to Arsenal Ladies. To the average American soccer fan or casual fan of the US Women’s National Team, that won’t seem like an important move. However, if you’ve followed the NWSL or the women’s game globally, you will know that the league just lost a massive talent.
Little’s Journey To Seattle And European Recognition
Despite watching his penalty saved in Manchester City’s 1-1 draw with the Everson this weekend, Kevin De Bruyne is as confident as ever going into his Champions League match.
“We do not fear. The style of play is very dominant and we have not played badly [against Everton]. We just have not scored more, that's all,” De Bruyne told reporters earlier this week following a missed penalty against Everton this weekend.
The Borussia Dortmund-Sporting CP contest Tuesday was a very interesting match for a variety of reasons.
It was interesting because Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang threw a Sporting defender to the ground then chipped the keeper.
Tottenham Hotspur held Bayern Leverkusen 0-0 in Tuesday night's Champions League encounter in Germany on the back of some ridiculous heroics from Hugo Lloris in net.
The first half saw Hotspur attempt to take the game to Leverkusen, but the German club defended resolutely. Vincent Janssen hit the post for the visitors and Christian Eriksen's follow-up attempt brought a great save out of Bernd Leno.
What is there to say about the England National Football Team and their governing body that hasn’t already been said? England is, well, a joke. With an underwhelming nil-nil draw marking the start of the Gareth Southgate era, are we simply looking at the next Steve McClaren in charge of the Three Lions?
Bob Bradley was appointed as the new coach for Swansea City on October 3rd, becoming the first American to manage in the Premier League.
Swansea are currently struggling at the bottom of the table with one win, one draw and six losses in their first eight games. They are in 19th position and decided to let Italian manager Francesco Guidolin go after only 25 matches in charge.
M’Baye Niang’s young career has been plagued by controversies and inconsistent play, but his goal on Sunday not only proved his doubters wrong, it also showed a new maturity from the French international. Watch as he celebrates his goal with a memorable gesture to Riccardo Montolivo, Milan’s captain who is out for the season after suffering an ACL injury: