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Copa America 2015 Preview

Of all of FIFA’s major tournaments, Copa America may be the most underrated. Every four years CONMEBOL’s premier competition flies under the radar, with viewing confined to clandestine computer streams and practically unsearchable destinations in the deepest reaches of the cable galaxy. What most of the world is missing is a beautiful display of grit, unparalleled style

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Champions League XI 2014-2015

As Europe’s premier competition comes to a close, we look back at this year’s standouts an assemble our very own Team of the Tournament. GK: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) It’s hard to punish Manuel Neuer for the avalanche he endured as the stars aligned when Pep’s atrocious tactics met the best offensive team of the modern

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United Watch: The busy summer ahead

At 12am on July 1st, the British transfer window will open officially. By then many moves will be all but complete, only necessitating fresh ink on weeks old paper. The summer transfer window always incites a magnificent flurry of player movement, with news about the beautiful game being consumed at pornographic levels on the world wide

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The Outspoken One

Jose Mourinho has never left much to the imagination. The Portugese manager answers every question with a candid response, and only refuses to comment when he says his answer will get him in hot water. The most outspoken manager in the game has, to the surprise of few, crossed another line before any of his contemporaries.

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Season Recap: Chelsea

For the second straight year, the best football in England was being played in SW6. Since the Special One’s return, there has been little doubt who the resident favorites are to grab the premier league title. Last year the blues dropped points at crucial times to vastly inferior opponents, allowing the title to slip (pun

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