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State of the United: Manchester United Week 6 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 11.30.2014 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

This past Saturday, Manchester United played West Ham United and it was everything but the smooth-sailing, easy victory that the Red Devils' fans would expect.

Bridging the Generational Divide between a Football Father and a Soccer Son

John McCormick | Posted 11.30.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

Every generation has its own collective character, its likes and dislikes, its passions and indifferences. While baseball was tops in my dad's day and football in mine, many youth today are embracing soccer as the new "in" sport.

State of the United, Manchester United Week 5 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 11.22.2014 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

United deployed the ultra attacking front previewed in the second half of their clean sheet against Queens Park Rangers, starting Robin Van Persie and Radamel Falcao at center forward positions with Wayne Rooney slightly behind them in the center attacking midfielder role.

State of the United, Manchester United Week 3 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 11.19.2014 | 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.

Arsenal Pulls Off Comeback Win With Late Strike

Goal.com | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Aaron Ramsey netted an injury-time winner to snatch a 2-1 Premier League victory for Arsenal over manager-less Crystal Palace. The s...

Fan On The Field Takes Free Kick For Tottenham

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports

The new English Premier League season only just started and already pitch invaders have interrupted a match. Just as Tottenham was about to take a fre...

Manchester United Stunned By Swansea In Premier League Opener

AP | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Louis van Gaal lost his first Premier League game with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become ...

WATCH: This Is The Way All Athletes Should Respond To Mean Tweets

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports

Twitter users say a lot of mean things to athletes. With that in mind, some players on Arsenal F.C. decided to have some fun and responded to some rud...

Major League Soccer vs. English Premier League: How Do the Records Stack Up?

Stuart Claxton | Posted 05.24.2014 | Sports
Stuart Claxton

How does an 18-year-old emerging league compare to a 126-year national institution? Let's cherry pick a few superlatives and find out.

From Butchers to Billionaires: The Evolution of English Premier League Ownership

Eight by Eight | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

When I first started going to matches, it was very rare to know anything about the owners or chairmen of football clubs, the majority being long-serving aldermen, trusted accountants, and justices of the peace -- pillars of the local community with lots of professional initials after their names.

'A Specialist In Failure'

Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

By Liam Twomey, Goal.com Jose Mourinho has further ignited his war of words with Arsene Wenger by labeling the Arsenal boss "a specialist in failur...

Tim's Teen Dream at Tottenham

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood has a weakness for Nabil Bentaleb, and it's had Spurs supporters scratching their heads.

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?

Rooney Sparks Amazing Comeback For Man U

Goal.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Manchester United overcame a two-goal deficit to beat Hull City 3-2 at the KC Stadium on Thursday afternoon thanks to an inspired perfo...

4-3-3, We Hardly Knew Ye: Spurs March On Without AVB

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Spurs sit in 7th place with a -6 goal differential and are ripe for passing by Manchester United. But who would have done better with this Spurs squad?

HIGHLIGHTS: Arsenal Rack Up More Goals

Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Arsenal extended its lead at the top of the Premier League with a 4-1 win against Norwich City on Saturday. The Gunners went into th...

WATCH: Suarez Scores Brace For Liverpool

Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Luis Suarez struck twice on his Premier League return to help Liverpool record a 3-1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Sun...

Real Madrid Pays Reported Record Fee For Superstar

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports

At long last, Gareth Bale has joined Real Madrid. Real Madrid confirmed the acquisition of Bale shortly after Tottenham was defeated in a north Lo...

HIGHLIGHTS: Arsenal, Spurs Clash In North London Derby

Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Olivier Giroud scored his second goal in as many Premier League matches as Arsenal overcame Tottenham 1-0 in the north London derby on ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Liverpool Take Down Manchester United

Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Daniel Sturridge was the hero as his winning goal helped Liverpool beat Manchester United 1-0 at Anfield on Sunday. The England stri...

HIGHLIGHTS: Manchester United, Chelsea Battle

Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Manchester United and Chelsea played out a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford on Monday in a game that failed to live up to its pre-match billing...

LIVE: Manchester United vs. Chelsea

Goal.com | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

Good evening ladies and gents! Welcome to Goal's play-by-play coverage of Manchester United v Chelsea from Old Trafford LIVE! David Moyes, branded ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Cardiff Deals Manchester City Shocking Loss

Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Fraizer Campbell headed a second-half double as Cardiff City claimed a stunning 3-2 win over Manchester City on Sunday. The victory ...

Rooney To Be Swapped?

Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Manchester United has reopened informal dialogue with Chelsea over the proposed sale of Wayne Rooney - and has also enquired as to the ...