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The Race Against Relegation: Calculating Premier League Relegation Permutations

After an arduous but entertaining eight-month season, the 2021-22 Premier League campaign has come down to a span of four days for a battle between three clubs to see which two sides will remain in the Premier League next year. 

Just a single point separates 18th from 17th and 17th from 16th, and with games in hand, the permutations become innumerable. Here's how the table looks at the moment, with Everton, Leeds and Burnley occupying 16 through 18th, respectively:

The Best (Worst?) MLS Stadium Food For The 2022 Season

We're almost three months into the 2022 MLS season, affording us enough time to showcase some of the most exciting new stadium food options after collecting them from the Bible of arena grub, @FootyScran.

It's the best account around to make you both incredibly hungry and excited for Saturday, although the reaction to MLS food usually justifiably ranges from "that looks delicious" to "why the hell are they paying $25 for chicken over there?" 

What is scran? 

5 Things Millennial And Gen Z Soccer Players Have In Common – And 5 Things They Absolutely Don't

The soccer landscape has seen some major changes over the past couple decades. A Millennial reflecting on their soccer days will have some entirely different stories than a kid playing soccer today.

Here are some of those similarities between what a Millennial player and what someone from Gen Z playing today might experience. 

Similarities Between Millennial And Gen Z Soccer Players

The Feeling Of Scoring A Goal

Injury Impact: The 5 Most Impactful Absences In European Soccer This Season

When we think of injuries in soccer and of their repercussions, we often think of big names at big clubs. But oftentimes it is the absence of important players at mid-sized clubs that has the biggest impact on performance.

Larger clubs have the depth to replace even the most talented of players; most teams do not. This list of most impactful injuries this season will include one or two big names, but it also features several footballers that sometimes go unnoticed.

Meet The Glamorous WAGs Headed To Paris For Real Madrid's Champions League Final

Historically speaking, the Champions League final is that time of year when the Real Madrid players wives, girlfriends and families come out on the field to celebrate another European title for Los Blancos. Real is the most glamorous club in the game with its rich collection of history, success, resources and star power, so everyone involved with the club becomes an instant celebrity. 

Hatters, Terriers, and Star Players: Previewing The Championship Playoffs

By Championship standards, the end of the 2021-22 regular season was rather anticlimactic. There were no relegation deciders as in 20-21, and no dramatic fights for automatic promotion like the year before. This season, on the final day, four teams were fighting to secure two playoff spots, but in the end, there were no changes to the final table.

Miles Robinson Suffers Torn Achilles — Who Can Replace Starting CB At World Cup?

One of the most important things Gregg Berhalter and the USMNT established over the course of qualifying was the trusted centerback pairing of Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman. On Monday, however, Atlanta United confirmed that Robinson had suffered a ruptured left Achilles tendon during Saturday's win over the Chicago Fire.

Must-Know Soccer Terms | World Cup Fan Guide

New to the world of soccer and the biggest international tournament? The18 has you covered with our Fan Guide to the World Cup. First up is World Cup terms you need to know. Watch this and learn everything you need to sound like an expert at your watch party this November/December!

Group Play: Preliminary round-robin games (3 total) to qualify for knockout rounds

Knockout Rounds: The round following group play. Sudden Death. Winner moves on. Loser goes home. 

Cap: A game appearance made by a player, no matter the length of time in the game.

Remember Lille's Title-Winning Squad From Less Than A Year Ago? They've All Jumped Ship

The cycle of an underdog team capturing an unbelievable title and then providing one of the worst title defenses ever seen is a tale as old as time. After all, winning back-to-back championships is classified as one of the most difficult exercises across sports, even when you're strapped to the teeth with finances, resources and world-class depth like Manchester City.

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