Burnley Has Proven It Belongs Among The EPL Giants, But Could Its Stay Be Coming To An End?

It is fair to say that money controls the Premier League. Money is the reason Manchester City and Liverpool are title contenders, while Brighton and West Brom languish near the bottom of the table.

Soccernomics co-authors Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski calculated that 90 percent of variation in league position in the Premier League is determined by a club's wage bill.

England’s Fragile Ability To Entertain Has Disappeared Again Thanks To Gareth Southgate

The World Cup finals in Russia feel a lot longer than two years ago, especially for an England team, beaten 2-0 by Belgium on Sunday, that have lost their way.

During their run to the semifinals in 2018, England seemed to have solved the long-standing puzzle of how find a way to inject the quality, tempo and excitement of Premier League football into the national team's style of play. Finally, Gareth Southgate had created a team where players were performing in the same manner, with the same intensity and positivity, that they showed with their clubs every week.

Scouting Potential Solutions To Liverpool's Center Back Crisis

If Liverpool didn't have an injury crisis at center back before, it certainly does now. After losing Virgil van Dijk to a knee injury in the Merseyside derby last month, Joe Gomez is now expected to miss most of the season after injuring his knee during England training on Wednesday.

Here’s How Your Club Will Win The MLS Cup Or Get Bounced Immediately

Unless the Independent Supporters Council decides to cancel it, the 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs are here. It promises to be a dramatic and unpredictable road to Toronto versus Seattle in the final on December 12, but we’re here to restore your faith in the media like a tried and trusted pollster with our MLS Cup playoff predictions.

2020 MLS Playoffs Preview

(8) New England Revolution vs. (9) Montreal Impact 

Friday, Nov. 20 | 6:30 p.m. ET | FS1

Investigating The Burnley Away Kit Conspiracy

There's been a conspiracy theory making its way around the information superhighway lately suggesting that Premier League club Burnley never wears its away jerseys because it does not have an away kit.

Liga MX Playoffs Are Always Batshit Crazy, So Get Ready For Uncut Insanity

The 2020 Liga MX Apertura regular season (renamed Guardianes to honor healthcare workers) came to a close on Sunday to finalize positions for the reformatted liguilla.

The number of teams that qualify for the playoffs has been raised from eight to 12 due to the shortened season, although the top four teams still qualify directly to the quarterfinals whereas seeds five through 12 must now navigate a single-leg play-in round to make up the last eight.

Which EFL Championship Stars Are Ready To Make The Jump To The Premier League?

The talent pipeline from the EFL Championship has always been strong, and in recent years it has consistently produced some top-level stars.

Last season, Dan James (Swansea to Man Utd), Neal Maupay (Brentford to Brighton) and Jarrod Bowen (Hull to West Ham) were just a few of the players who made an impact in the Premier League seasons after arriving from the Championship. This year, four more high-profile, second-tier players made their move to England's top league.

Latest USMNT Roster Is An Eternal Optimist’s Wet Dream

It’s been almost a full year since we saw a USMNT with European-based talent defeat Cuba 4-0 to advance to the Nations League Final Round — although a largely domestic-based squad defeated Costa Rica back in February — but the U.S. is finally able to welcome its Yanks Abroad back into the fold for a pair of November friendlies against Wales in Swansea and Panama in Austria.  

Ex-Ajax Youth Vaclav Cerny Resurgent At Twente

Vaclav Cerny was once among the highest-rated prospects at Ajax.

The young Czech winger, who broke into the first team at the Amsterdam Arena as a 17-year-old, scored 31 goals and assisted 25 for Ajax's U-21 side. He was valued as highly as $2.2 million in July 2016, according to Transfermarkt. After a bright start in the senior squad under Frank De Boer, Cerny suffered an ACL injury, which kept him out of action for nearly a year.

Newly-Promoted Cadiz Surprising Everyone In LaLiga

After a long spell in the purgatory that is the Spanish third division, Cadiz CF is flourishing in LaLiga.

The Yellow Submarine is hoping to avoid a repeat of its last spell in the top division, which ended in immediate relegation. Eight games into the 2020-21 campaign, the club has laid itself a solid foundation to prolong its stay this time around. As the Friday games of round eight come to a close, Cadiz sits in second place on 14 points, which would have surprised even the most optimistic of supporters heading into the season.