Everything You Need To Know For the Euro 2016 Final

We've made it, folks. After all the upsets, late goals, and England's biannual early major tournament exit, the 2016 European Championships Final is upon us. France will look to be the first hosts to win the tournament since 1984, while Portugal will try to exorcise some of their demons their 2004 final defeat at the … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know For the Euro 2016 Final

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Your Last Minute Team-By-Team Guide to Euro 2016

The 2016 Summer of Soccer is well underway with the Copa America Centenario having kicked off last week. The Copa is great, especially because it's on home soil this year, but with the European Championships set to begin on Friday, international soccer pandemonium is about to get into high gear. Perhaps only the World Cup overshadows … Continue reading Your Last Minute Team-By-Team Guide to Euro 2016

Five Questions for the Premier League’s Home Stretch

One of the beautiful parts of the Barclays Premier League is that it encompasses all four seasons over the course of one campaign. The season opens in the heat of August, kicks into high gear during the fall, tests teams’ mental endurance in winter’s dark, wet cold, and concludes in early May- the heart of … Continue reading Five Questions for the Premier League’s Home Stretch

What Each BPL Team Needs in the January Transfer Window

As the Barclays Premier League’s hectic Christmas schedule winds down, it’s time for clubs to begin their winter shopping in the January transfer window. Teams are allowed to alter their squads in this midseason transfer grace period by buying or selling players to improve their clubs’ fortunes. Here, we’ll take a look at what each … Continue reading What Each BPL Team Needs in the January Transfer Window

Leicester City’s Most Unlikely Title Charge

If you follow the English Premier League at all, you know by now that tiny Leicester City Football Club (pronounced like Lester) sit in first place at Christmas, making them 2015’s most surprising story in world soccer. If you’ve never heard of Leicester City until that last sentence, their story goes a little like this: … Continue reading Leicester City’s Most Unlikely Title Charge

Why You Should Care About the Europa League

As the little brother to the ever-exciting UEFA Champions League (UCL), the UEFA Europa League (UEL) is often maligned as boring and unnecessary. Managers complain that Thursday night matches mess with their teams' schedules, forcing them to play league games on Sundays. Fans whine that the games aren't as fun to watch and seem redundant … Continue reading Why You Should Care About the Europa League

Storylines of the (Almost) First Quarter of the EPL Season

This article is a collaborated work between new soccer writer Andrew D'Anieri and Aidan Black. Check out the writers page for more information.  The English Premier League has been as enthralling as ever so far this year, featuring some stunning goals, two managerial exits, the collapse of the defending champions, and even a smile from … Continue reading Storylines of the (Almost) First Quarter of the EPL Season