Arsenal, Manchester City Re-Learn Harsh Lessons In Champions League Defeats

Arsenal, Manchester City Re-Learn Harsh Lessons In Champions League Defeats

What did this week’s Arsenal-Bayern Munich and Manchester City-Barcelona games teach us? Little that we…

Theo Walcott’s Season-Ending Knee Injury Will Slow, Not End, Arsenal’s Title Charge

Theo Walcott’s Season-Ending Knee Injury Will Slow, Not End, Arsenal’s Title Charge

Jack Wilshere says Theo Walcott‘s latest act in an Arsenal jersey made him a club “legend.”…

Sami Khedira’s Knee Injury Is Blow to Real Madrid, World Cup, But Premier League Could Benefit

Sami Khedira’s Knee Injury Is Blow to Real Madrid, World Cup, But Premier League Could Benefit

Sami Khedira tore his right ACL during Germany’s draw with Italy on Saturday. The injury…

Marouane Fellaini Rescues Manchester United From Debacle, As Premier League Teams Get Mixed Grades for Summer Transfer Spending

Marouane Fellaini Rescues Manchester United From Debacle, As Premier League Teams Get Mixed Grades for Summer Transfer Spending

The summer transfer window is closed. All is quiet as the dust settles and the flow…

Mesut Ozil Saves Arsenal, As Record Summer Spending Yields Mixed Grades for Premier League Teams

Mesut Ozil Saves Arsenal, As Record Summer Spending Yields Mixed Grades for Premier League Teams

The summer transfer window is closed. All is quiet, as the dust settles. Bills fall…

Champions League Draw Produces Groups of ‘Fun,’ ‘Tradition,’ Other Surprises

Champions League Draw Produces Groups of ‘Fun,’ ‘Tradition,’ Other Surprises

UEFA held the draw for the group stage of the Champions League on Thursday, and…

Racist Lazio Fans Among Soccer’s Biggest Losers for Obvious Reasons (Photos)

Racist Lazio Fans Among Soccer’s Biggest Losers for Obvious Reasons (Photos)

The seven-day period ending Aug. 19 was downright tough on some members of the soccer…

David Moyes, Manchester United Staff Among Soccer’s Biggest Winners for Handling Wayne Rooney (Photos)

David Moyes, Manchester United Staff Among Soccer’s Biggest Winners for Handling Wayne Rooney (Photos)

Soccer season never actually stops. After all, competitive games are being played somewhere on Earth…

Wayne Rooney Would Be Perfect ‘Welcome Home’ Gift for Jose Mourinho

Wayne Rooney Would Be Perfect ‘Welcome Home’ Gift for Jose Mourinho

Chelsea watched as Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavani, two of world soccer’s most proficient and…

Wayne Rooney’s Contract, Not David Moyes’ Words, Will Determine His Manchester United Future

Wayne Rooney’s Contract, Not David Moyes’ Words, Will Determine His Manchester United Future

This isn’t over yet — not by a long shot. On Friday, David Moyes held his…

Wesley Sneijder Could End Up at Tottenham, Arsenal or PSG, and Assessing Chelsea’s Title Ambitions

Wesley Sneijder Could End Up at Tottenham, Arsenal or PSG, and Assessing Chelsea’s Title Ambitions

It would take hundreds of writers to really cover the entire soccer world. There’s so…

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw Produces Magical Storylines, Subplots

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw Produces Magical Storylines, Subplots

You can’t beat the knockout rounds of the UEFA Champions League as far as club…

West Ham Fans’ Abusive Chanting Shows Political Correctness Has Place in Soccer and Beyond

West Ham Fans’ Abusive Chanting Shows Political Correctness Has Place in Soccer and Beyond

I visited Holland in 2007. One of the trip’s highlights was when I criticized a…

BATE Borisov Exits Shadows to Join European Elite, Manchester City Struggling in Champions League

BATE Borisov Exits Shadows to Join European Elite, Manchester City Struggling in Champions League

Leonard Cohen was right. There is a crack in everything — even European soccer's established…

Robin Van Persie Transfer Won’t Bring Manchester United Any Closer to 20th Title

Robin Van Persie Transfer Won’t Bring Manchester United Any Closer to 20th Title

Manchester United's capture of Robin Van Persie has the team's fans dreaming of recapturing the…

Euro 2012 Headlines ‘Summer of Soccer,’ Fuels Game’s Growing Popularity in United States

Euro 2012 Headlines ‘Summer of Soccer,’ Fuels Game’s Growing Popularity in United States

Soccer is alive and well in America. Occasional, isolated sparks have combined with other elements…

No Need to Fear Soviet Shooting Stars, ‘Rampant’ Russia Crashes Out of Euro 2012

No Need to Fear Soviet Shooting Stars, ‘Rampant’ Russia Crashes Out of Euro 2012

For the last week, Mother Russia threatened to overrun the 2012 UEFA European Championships. It…