Liverpool-Manchester City Is Reds’ ‘Biggest Game In 24 Years’ (Podcast)

Liverpool-Manchester City Is Reds’ ‘Biggest Game In 24 Years’ (Podcast)

Liverpool fans are dreaming about celebrating their first league championship since 1990. The Reds’ nine-game…

Transfer Deadline Day Wrap-Up: Relegation Contenders In Flurry Of Last-Ditch Business

Transfer Deadline Day Wrap-Up: Relegation Contenders In Flurry Of Last-Ditch Business

6:45 p.m.: A few more deadline-day deals could be announced in the coming hours, but…

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…

Joe Hart Must Rise, Meet New Challenges in Order to Join Ranks of World’s Best Goalkeepers

Joe Hart Must Rise, Meet New Challenges in Order to Join Ranks of World’s Best Goalkeepers

Joe Hart was on top of the world in the months, weeks and days leading…

Manuel Pellegrini’s Quick Fix of Manchester City Puts Him Among English Soccer’s Top Managers

Manuel Pellegrini’s Quick Fix of Manchester City Puts Him Among English Soccer’s Top Managers

Manuel Pellegrini lost both of his parents in a three-month span between April and July…

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…

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…

Manuel Pellegrini Will Find Fulfillment at Manchester City by Communicating With Ghosts of Real Madrid Debacle

Manuel Pellegrini Will Find Fulfillment at Manchester City by Communicating With Ghosts of Real Madrid Debacle

Manuel Pellegrini leaves behind something permanent as he heads off in search of something mythical. The…

New York City FC Is $500 Million Bet That America Will Embrace Soccer, Manchester City and Abu Dhabi

New York City FC Is $500 Million Bet That America Will Embrace Soccer, Manchester City and Abu Dhabi

A few generations ago, most Americans knew little about Abu Dhabi. It was where Bugs…

Roberto Mancini’s Firing Represents ‘Holistic’ Failure on His and Manchester City’s Part

Roberto Mancini’s Firing Represents ‘Holistic’ Failure on His and Manchester City’s Part

Roberto Mancini lifted the Premier League trophy on May 13, 2012. Who knew that triumphant gesture…

Battle of Manchester Puts Widening Gap Between England’s Best, Rest on Clear Display

Battle of Manchester Puts Widening Gap Between England’s Best, Rest on Clear Display

The arc of the last eight months of Premier League soccer made the buildup to…

Pep Guardiola’s Personality, Bayern Munich’s Tradition Make for Perfect, Short-Term Marraige

Pep Guardiola’s Personality, Bayern Munich’s Tradition Make for Perfect, Short-Term Marraige

Pep Guardiola shocked the soccer world when he stepped down as Barcelona’s head coach last…

Soccer World Supports Kevin-Prince Boateng, AC Milan’s Zero Tolerance Stance Against Racism

Soccer World Supports Kevin-Prince Boateng, AC Milan’s Zero Tolerance Stance Against Racism

The soccer world is hailing Kevin-Prince Boateng as a heroic figure in the fight against…

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…

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…