With a nearly-undefeated FC Barcelona visiting Stamford Bridge for a Round of 16 match-up, Antonio Conte knew it would take more than luck for Chelsea to gain a positive result. The Italian manager stated that, in order to achieve a win, Chelsea would need to muster a "perfect" performance against Lionel Messi's side (ESPN FC). … Continue reading Full of Surprises, Conte’s Chelsea hold Barça
For years on end, a major issue has plagued the sport we know as the beautiful game. This illness is the discrimination of the LGBTQ+ community and must be addressed now.
If we could go back in time to the spring of 2017, what would we experience as observers of European football? The success of teams from Spain, I would argue, would be a big ingredient to understanding the 2016/17 season in football. Four teams in the Round of 16, two in the semi-finals (both Madrid-based), … Continue reading What’s Going on in Madrid: An Analysis
On Tuesday night, a mostly empty stadium in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago played host to the United States national team. A straightforward win – or even a draw – against a lowly T&T side would see the Americans through the hexagonal round of World Cup qualifying. Unfortunately, for the millions of … Continue reading Land of the Fail: Action necessary as United States out of World Cup