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State of the United, Manchester United Week 3 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 09.19.2014 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

The 4-0 victory this past weekend highlights United's attacking possibilities, and provides a great deal of optimism for the team with its new signings and formation, invigorating United supporters after a slow start to Van Gaal's reign as manager.

State of the United, Manchester United Week 2 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.29.2014 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

The prospects for a reversal of fate and a return to glory are conflicted in light of recent transfer news as Van Gaal continues to add attacking players to the side, despite the evident lack of quantity of quality defenders to fill the backline.

Manchester United FC vs Liverpool FC, A Tale of Two Halves

Marvin Blugh | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

At the half-hour mark, Manchester United's attack looked tense and toothless, their passing remaining bogged down in the midfield and even their set pieces not producing shots, let alone shots on target.

Spurs Winning Points in Table but Not for Style

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Spurs are on target to tie their all-time best point total, established last season with 72, yet sit sixth in the standings and eliminated from Champions League qualification with two matches remaining.

MLS-bound Defoe Shines in Dull Spurs Win

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 03.16.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Let's take a moment to sing of Jermaine Defoe, who's off to Toronto FC of the MLS in a month and a half but remaining with Spurs in the interim.

Hipster Football: Who, How and Why

Alex Stewart | Posted 03.05.2014 | Sports
Alex Stewart

We all have different reasons for pledging to a club. But given the usually dedicated nature of football fandom, why do we develop crushes on certain teams, and why do we call that "hipster" anyway?

Tottenham's Sudden Star Leads Spurs Past Hosts Aston Villa

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 12.22.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

The win will wash away some of the bad taste left from Tottenham's shocker of a loss to the Hammers, which stands as the difference between fifth in the table (where Spurs now sit) and first (where they would be had they defeated West Ham).

Cracks Appear at White Hart Lane as Hammers Shock Spurs With Three Second-Half Strikes

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 12.07.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Heading into last week's match against Chelsea, many around the league were talking up Tottenham's title chances. After this weekend's debacle against lowly West Ham, it's hard to see Spurs as legitimate contenders for even a Top 4 finish.

Torres and 'Tonghen Tangle, Mata Makes His Case as Chelsea Fight Back for Draw at Tottenham

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Let's put any thoughts of a Tottenham title challenge on hold for the time being, shall we?

Eriksen Shines in Debut for Spurs as Two Gylfi Goals Ground Canaries

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 11.17.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

In the new man wearing shirt number 23, Tottenham Hotspur appears to have found its new number 10.

Real 'Football' Scores With NBC and Barclay's Premier League U.S. Attack

Brian Ross | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Brian Ross

You will laugh at this prognostication now, but pull this article up in ten years, and I will be the Amazing Creskin and Nostradamus, on his better days: The NFL will be the No. 2 league in American sports. World football will rule.

'The Special One' Returning?

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 05.02.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Real Madrid's Champions League campaign had just ended in defeat when Jose Mourinho spotted an opportunity to send a message. Even though M...

Liverpool Star Tweets Apology For Biting Opponent

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

LIVERPOOL, England -- In the latest chapter of Luis Suarez's controversial career, the Uruguayan bit the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic du...

An American Kid Joins the Premier League

Chris Fici | Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports
Chris Fici

I, a warm-blooded, (formerly) meat-and-potatoes American kid, have decided to join the worldwide multitudes who call themselves devotees of the Barclays Premier League.

Man City Stuns Rival Man United

AP | MARK WALSH | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England — The Manchester derby went to City. Next, it hopes, is the Premier League crown. Manchester City finished a sweep of its l...

DANGER MAN: Barclay's Premier League Arrives in America, Sort Of

Michael Conniff | Posted 03.25.2012 | Sports
Michael Conniff

The Fox Soccer Channel remains the backbone of soccer watching here in the colonies, but the added inventory and interest can only help. I started watching the Barclay's Premier League on a whim two seasons ago, when I received the channel by accident.

Manchester United Planning Big IPO

Bloomberg | Tariq Panja and Zijing Wu | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business

Manchester United plans a $1 billion initial public offering in Singapore, two people familiar with the matter said, as the record 19-time English soc...

Join Our Fantasy Soccer League

Posted 10.09.2011 | Sports

The Barclays English Premier League kicks off on August 13th, which means one thing for armchair soccer fanatics: it’s time to get your fantasy team...

The Beauty to Take from an Ugly Game in the UEFA Champions League

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Most of the talk centering around this past week's Champions League match between AC Milan and Tottenham has been about a disgraceful lack of sportsmanship. That's unfortunate.