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Diego Simeone’s passion could make or break Atletico Madrid’s season

Last season, when Atletico Madrid was challenging for the title in Spain and Europe, it was Diego Simeone who stood out as the heart and soul of the team. There were others who left a lasting impression, Diego Costa,

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Success for Bayern Munich determined by Champions League

Success in sports, as it is in life, is relative. When it comes to certain teams and franchises, there are expectations that have to be met for any given season to be considered a success. This is why last

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Italian striker Mario Balotelli set to join Liverpool

At this point is there anything that Italian striker Mario Balotelli could do that would truly be a surprise? The controversial 24-year-old has had incidents involving everything from fireworks, to physical confrontations with former manager at Manchester City Roberto

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The saga of Tony Pulis and Crystal Palace

If you are a casual soccer fan you might have heard of Crystal Palace. A small club stationed in London that has awesome colors and a blue-collar feel that can only be matched by the NFL’s Green Bay Packers.

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World Cup record breaker, Miroslav Klose, retires from international soccer

How do you quantify who the greatest of all time is in sports? What are the defining factors of one of the most consistently nagging questions in sports? Should more weight be placed on statistics? Is it about stepping

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Arsenal’s Community Shield win could be springboard for future success

Played before the beginning of each English soccer season between the reigning Premier League and FA Cup winners, the Community Shield is nothing more than a glorified friendly. With many of the top players rested by both sides, it

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Tottenham favorites to land Seattle Sounders defender Deandre Yedlin

When it became clear this week that Seattle Sounders defender Deandre Yedlin would likely sign for Tottenham in the Premier League, it wasn’t just the American Spurs fans that were smiling. U.S. Men’s National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has

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Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard, to join Manchester City on loan

Chelsea legend, and NYCFC’s second superstar signing,  Frank Lampard, will officially complete a loan deal back to the Premier League for the first six months of the season. But, in a not all that surprising turn of events, Lampard

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Liverpool Close to Becoming This Season’s Tottenham

See if you can guess which Premier League team is detailed below. Following years of top half soccer, but an inability to break into the upper echelon of the Premier League, this team is taken to new heights by

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James and Toni Kroos are great, but what about Isco?

It is not often a player get universally praised as the future of an entire countries soccer hopes, let alone one as historically successful as Spain. But that is the talent of Real Madrid attacking midfielder Isco. His ability