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Jermaine Defoe & Michael Bradley

Defoe and Bradley Signings Strengthen Toronto FC’s Playoff Ambitions

Toronto FC and Chivas USA, both of which finished near the bottom of their respective conferences last season, clearly represent the failures of MLS. But while Chivas USA continued down their Hispanic-flavored mess of a season, Toronto entered a transition period that looks set to continue building in 2014. Last season began with Ryan Nelsen’s move… Read More »

Atletico Madrid 0-0 Barcelona

La Liga Deadlock Remains as Atlético and Barca Battle Out Goalless Draw

The most eagerly anticipated game in La Liga was played out on Saturday night, with champions Barcelona travelling to Madrid to take on their closest title rivals. However, this time the Catalans weren’t heading to the Bernabeu to face Real Madrid. The game was between Barca and Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon. The sides… Read More »

Paul Pogba

PSG Plot Mega-Money Deal for Juventus Starlet Paul Pogba

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has recently been linked with a move to French big-spenders PSG. The potential transfer has surprised many considering Pogba gets regular first-team football at Juventus and is a vital player in their midfield. Having settled into a very talented side - who were crowned Italian champions last season - it would… Read More »

Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso Pens Two-Year Real Madrid Contract Extension

Despite continued interest from multiple Premier League clubs, Real Madrid and Spain midfield linchpin Xabi Alonso has put pen to paper on a new two-year contract extension that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabéu until 2016. Chelsea and Manchester City were among the clubs linked with the occasional Spain captain, but a return to… Read More »

Tim Sherwood

Sherwood Appointment Offers Hope for English Coaches

With England’s World Cup campaign now just around the corner, all eyes are likely to be on the country’s leading players as they battle it out to earn their place in Roy Hodgson’s squad. The intense build-up to the tournament is also likely to unite fans and pundits alike in discussing the advantages and, more significantly,… Read More »

Robert Lewandowski

Bayern Munich Confirm Five-Year Deal for Dortmund Striker Robert Lewandowski

Bayern Munich finally put the rumors surrounding Robert Lewandowski to bed after confirming a five-year deal that will see him join the club at the beginning of the 2014-15 season. The Polish international’s future at Borussia Dortmund had been partially unclear with his deal running out this summer, however there was no other realistic destination… Read More »