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Barcelona angers clubs as they try to rebuild their squad

It has been a rough year for Barcelona. The club lost Neymar and has struggled with transfer negotiations since his departure. However, quite a few of their problems are of their making. The club has gotten on the wrong side of several clubs trying to poach players. Here are two clubs that Barcelona have angered… Read More

Neymar transfer bombshell

There is a lot of activity leading up to the next transfer window, but everything else pales in comparison to the rumors coming out of Real Madrid. According to the publication Don Balon, if the rumors are true, Florentino Perez has pulled off a coup. Don Balon says that Perez has spoken to Neymar’s father… Read More

Undercover sting leads to multiple English soccer coaches being fired

An undercover sting investigation by a British newspaper has led to the firing of another coach. Just two days after England manager Sam Allardyce lost his job following an investigation by the Daily Telegraph, the assistant coach for the second-tier club Barnsley, Tommy Wright was fired. The Daily Telegraph said that they had filmed Wright… Read More

Warming up for soccer

Warming up, for any sport or intense activity, is extremely important. Why is that? There are three primary reasons: Firstly, it decreases the chance of injury. The more strenuous and intense the activity, the higher the chance of injury when starting out cold. A good warm up gets the body ready within all ranges of… Read More

Barcelona reeling with after Neymar’s shock departure

The Barcelona squad is reeling from the departure of Neymar and has no solution in sight. The multiple transfer failures and the shock of Neymar’s departure have left the squad completely unprepared for this season. The season did not start well with the first game against arch-rivals Real Madrid. Barcelona took a beating, including an… Read More

Soccer coaching: The basic techniques

Even the best players can find it difficult to transition to a coaching role. Seasoned players take a lot of their skills for granted. Here is a quick list of the basic techniques a coach should teach young players: The “inside of the foot” pass The instep pass, also known as the “inside of the… Read More

Manchester United and PSG battle to tempt Real Madrid midfielder

There are reports in the press that both Manchester United and Paris St-Germain and battling for the services of renowned midfielder Casemiro from Real Madrid. The reports, in both the Spanish and British press point to Neymar as the driving force for PSG’s interest in the midfielder. The Brazilian star rates his compatriot very highly… Read More

PSG sail into the top 16

Paris St Germaine breezed into the top 16 of the Champions League in dominant fashion with 5-0 trouncing of Anderlecht. The win shows the side’s form going into the crucial top 16 and keeps them at the top of the group with a three point lead over Bayern Munich. Marco Verratti started the party with… Read More