Opinion

Wouldn’t It Be Nice If The Super Bowl Owners Gave Any Shits About Their Soccer Teams

The Super Bowl is Sunday, an event American-centric viewers like to think of as the greatest sporting event in the world (it isn’t). But with the New England Patriots set to face off against the LA Rams in one of the least-inspiring Super Bowl matchups imaginable, we can’t help but think about the Super Bowl owners MLS clubs — and how pathetic they are.

The 45 Best Stadiums From Europe's Lower Divisions

Stadiums are part of a club's identity. They are the embodiment of the history, past and present of any club, contribute to the atmosphere of a match and add an aesthetic value to to the game. 

The stadiums of top level teams are usually the most developed and have the highest capacity. They also get the most love. Stadiums like Old Trafford, the Santiago Bernabeu and the San Siro are world renowned, because some of the best teams play there. 

6 Expensive Signings Currently Rotting On The Bench

Big European clubs have a large war chest to use for summer and winter transfers (usually). This massive amount of money is used to either fill a void left by a player leaving, add players to complement the current team or to improve squad depth. 

Usually, the expensive signings are meant to move straight into the starting lineup. Sometimes, new signings don’t always settle or play well and can spend some time on the bench. Here are some players with a high transfer market value that're rarely getting game time.

Here are the most expensive players on the bench.

Hector Bellerin Out For 9 Months, So Where Should Arsenal Turn?

Arsenal confirmed on Tuesday that right back Hector Bellerin suffered a ruptured ACL on his left knee. The injury rules out the Gunners starter for six to nine months, ending his season and even putting into doubt his availability for the start of the 2019-20 Premier League campaign. 

With limited options available and Unai Emery stating that the club could not buy any players in the January transfer window, what should Arsenal do? Here are four options. 

Chelsea’s Upcoming Facelift This Summer Could Showcase Brand New Offense

With all the talks and rumors floating around Chelsea transfers 2019, it has become apparent that the team may look completely different come the 2019-20 season opener.

To start off with the latest, the club has officially opened the door by announced the starting bidding price for the club’s top talent, winger Eden Hazard.

Chelsea will request $127 million for the Belgian star, who is rumored to be heading to Real Madrid.

What The Next FIFA Could Learn From Red Dead Redemption 2 — And Vice Versa

Late Monday night, I finally completed the main story of Red Dead Redemption 2. The masterpiece created by Rockstar Games is massive and beautiful (though it was by no means the best game I’ve played in the last year). Given the success of the game, the developers of the FIFA series over at EA Sports could learn a few things from RDR2. 

Eden Hazard Quote

I've had more ups than downs in my career. All you can do is keep working. You still have to take enjoyment out of what you're doing, and things will turn, and my smile has always been there. In good moments and bad.

Rebuilding The Arsenal - Part 1

The honeymoon period is over. Welcome to Arsenal, Unai Emery.

The weight of Arsene Wenger's tenure as manager of Arsenal was finally being lifted, and a new era was set to begin for the Gunners and their fans after a summer World Cup to distract from the transition. Emery entered the 2018-19 season with modest signings, mostly senior players, but an expected gem in Lucas Torreira.

After the Premier League schedule makers did the club no favors, everyone expected the campaign to start off with two losses against Manchester City and Chelsea. 

How Does A 31-Year-Old Messi Compare To Other Legends At That Age?

The debate as to which footballer, at the height of their powers, reigned supreme will rage until the end of time. Pelé as a teenager? Diego Maradona at 26? O Fenômeno at 21? Take your pick and you’ll find more than enough evidence to support your claim.

But there’s never been anything like the consistent dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo into their 30s. Yesterday, Messi notched his 400th league goal for Barcelona, making him sole-member of the club for players that’ve reached that milestone for one club in Europe’s top five leagues.

Leeds United Spying On Derby County Is Part Of What Makes The Beautiful Game Beautiful

Leeds United defeated Derby County 2-0 on Friday to extend its lead atop the English League Championship to five points over Norwich. But all anyone wants to talk about is England’s version of SpyGate, with Leeds United spying on Derby on Thursday.

Leeds coach Marcelo Bielsa admitted to having a staff member watch Derby County practice ahead of the Friday’s match, which pitted the No. 1 and No. 6 teams in England’s second division. 

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