EFL Championship

USMNT Goalkeeper Power Rankings: Are Loan Moves The Key To The Starting Spot?

In a little over three months, the USMNT begins its World Cup campaign in Qatar. Much is still to be decided for the final roster — especially at the goalkeeper position.

Many of the top American keepers abroad have struggled to find regular playing time at their parent clubs in recent years. Some have secured loan moves — and temporary starting positions — ahead of the 2022 campaign, while others are still stuck on the bench.

Zack Steffen Commits Horrible Mistake In Middlesbrough Defeat

The USMNT goalkeeper, in his second league game, had possibly the worst positioning from a goalkeeper you'll see this weekend.

Middlesbrough visited Queens Park Rangers in the second matchday of the EFL Championship and with Steffen at the center of it, The Boro conceded three goals all before the end of the first half in their 3-2 defeat at Loftus Road.

Zack Steffen Mistake vs. QPR

When QPR were up 1-0, a horribly measured clearance by the newly-signed Middlesbrough keeper lead to perhaps the easiest header we’ve seen in while.

Five U-21 Premier League Players You Need To Watch This Season

The Premier League breeds some of the best young talents of any league in the world. Youth academy stars are given a chance with the first team, and quite often, they stay. As we get closer to the start of the Premier League season, here are five players 20 years old and under, that you need to pay attention to this season.

Welcome Back — Meet The Three Promoted Teams In The Premier League For 2022-23 Season

England’s Championship division is one of the most intense seasons in Europe. The 46 games played, just in the league itself, give players more opportunities to perform well but also for a team’s season to come crashing down. While there are more games, every game means just as much in the Championship, if not more, as the teams compete for the right to move up to the Premier League.

Reading FC Kit Makes Strong Statement On Climate Change

EFL Championship side Reading FC released its 2022-23 home kit Monday. The Reading kit, featuring a sleeve design that's attention grabbing and even shocking, is a statement on an issue that's often ignored by the soccer community. 

Newest Reading Kit Features Climate Stripes 

The kit features Reading’s traditional blue and white hoops, but the sleeves are notably different. Each stripe on the sleeve represents the change in temperature in Berkshire, where Reading's located, over the club’s 150-year history. 

USMNT Goalkeeper Watch — Evaluating Matt Turner’s Arsenal Debut

Matt Turner achieved a lifelong dream on Friday. The boyhood Arsenal fan made his debut for the Gunners, starting in goal and playing 68 minutes in their friendly against FC Nürnberg. Debuting for an elite European side is a big deal for Turner, especially as the 2022 World Cup approaches, and USMNT fans are still without answers as to who will wear the No. 1 shirt in Qatar. How exactly did the Matt Turner Arsenal debut go, and what does it mean for the USMNT? 

Nottingham Forest Returns To Premier League After 23-Year Absence With Playoff Win

LONDON - Nottingham Forest beat Huddersfield Town 1-0 in the Championship playoff final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday to return to the Premier League after a 23-year absence.

The decisive goal came in the 43rd minute when Huddersfield defender Levi Colwill deflected a James Garner shot into his own net.

Safe Hands Under Stress: The Crucial Saves That Defined A Week Of Big Games

Despite all the hype, cup finals and semifinals tend to disappoint. Nerves take hold of the players, and the play on the pitch is dictated by a fear of losing rather than a desire to win. These matches become cagey affairs defined by midfield battles and long clearances, both caused by an aversion to conceding.

This week was different. The FA Cup final was an end-to-end affair, the notoriously-prudent EFL Championship playoff semifinals were both entertaining affairs and the Europa League final was an emotive footballing masterclass.

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