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Transfer Rumours: 29 August 2015
Transfer Rumours: 29 August 2015

With only two more days before the end of the transfer season, most of the clubs across Europe are finalizing their last minute deals. Here we follow most of the top leagues in Europe including the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1.  The teams in the Premier League still seem active with both the big and small looking to sign the one player who can make the difference this upcoming season. Teams like Sunderlan

Aug 29 2015
Chelsea, Liverpool lose as the Manchester City juggernaut rolls on in the Premier League
Chelsea, Liverpool lose as the Manchester City juggernaut rolls on in the Premier League

Manchester City continued in their winning ways playing at home against Watford to keep their 100% win record so far this season. Other top sides playing on the day, Chelsea and Liverpool failed to even register a point despite playing at home as well, losing to Crystal Palace and West ham respectively. The league also saw 5 red cards dished out in only 3 of the 5 games, one came as Mitrovic was sent off against Arsenal, but the Potters receive

Aug 29 2015
Video: Sportskeeda tests fans' knowledge of the clubs they support
Video: Sportskeeda tests fans' knowledge of the clubs they support

Sportskeeda is on a mission to weed out the glory hunters from the ardent supporters of football clubs and in that interest, we put supporters of Manchester United, Real Madrid, Arsenal, and Liverpool to the test. It was a mixed bag of questions from the easy ones to the toughest ones and like their clubs, some stumbled but others emerged looking much better. The general consensus of the definition of a glory hunter is that he/she is a person

Aug 29 2015
Former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel abuses woman on Twitter with sexist remark
Former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel abuses woman on Twitter with sexist remark

Ryan Babel played for Liverpool from 2007 to 2011 Ex-Liverpool forward Ryan Babel may find himself in some deep trouble after the player verbally attacked a female football fan on Twitter with a shocking sexist comment. The former Netherlands international, as mentioned in his reply, refused to talk about football with a girl after the woman wanted to know the reason behind his hatred for former Reds manager Rafa Benitez. Babel, who spent

Aug 29 2015
5 Footballers you won't believe are still playing for big clubs
5 Footballers you won't believe are still playing for big clubs

One of the most exhilarating aspects of the game of football is its wondrous unpredictability. To paraphrase Aunty Entity from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, one day you're cock of the walk, the next you're a feather duster. Well, yes, that’s about it. Once dubbed as the next big thing (with the exception of one player) these men faded into oblivion as individuals but still have their careers associated with the European gia

Football transfer rumours for August 28, 2015
Football transfer rumours for August 28, 2015

While most of the clubs in Europe have completed their summer transfer activities, there are still a few clubs trying to sign the players they need before deadline day. In the Premier League, while most of the clubs have put away their checkbooks for the summer, a few clubs like Chelsea and Manchester United are still on the look-out for the final player to complete their squad. Manchester City, on the other hand, have already spent&nb

Aug 28 2015
Stats: Spanish clubs most dominant in UEFA Champions League era
Stats: Spanish clubs most dominant in UEFA Champions League era

Barcelona won their 5th Champions League title in 2015 The Champions League action is back on the football timeline with all the 8 groups confirmed after the group stage draw took place in Monaco on Thursday. Reigning champions Barcelona and the returning three-time European winners Manchester United were handed favourable draws in the competition. The Blaugranas plan to become the first team to win the prestigious tournament in two c

Aug 28 2015
Europa League group stage draw: Liverpool, Dortmund get easy draws
Europa League group stage draw: Liverpool, Dortmund get easy draws

Winners of the Europa LEague get a direct pass to the Champions League for the following season The Europa League draw followed the Champions League draw that was held yesterday. The less glamorous cousin of the biggest European club stage of all features a plethora of big names this time. The likes of Ajax, Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Athletic Bilbao and Schalke will surely be among the top contenders in the league, perhaps to be reconsi

Aug 28 2015
Balotelli blames Brendan Rodgers' tactics for his poor form
Balotelli blames Brendan Rodgers' tactics for his poor form

Mario Balotelli blames Rodgers’ tactics for his poor form The 25-year-old Italian striker Mario Balotelli, has made a return to AC Milan on a season-long loan. Balotelli signed for Liverpool in 2014 and has failed to impress the Kopites. He blames the Reds’ boss Brendan Rodgers for his poor form, as reported by ESPN FC. Balotelli made 28 appearances for Liverpool and managed to score just four goals in his first seaso

Aug 28 2015
Is the target man a position that is slowly dying out?
Is the target man a position that is slowly dying out?

Zlatan Ibrahimovic – last of a dying breed of world class target men? Tactical variations in football generally go in cycles. One minute an attacking 4-3-3 will be in vogue, the next a “Christmas Tree” set up is the catch-all for teams looking for one-upmanship on their opponents. Barcelona are probably the exception to the rule having steadfastly refused to be drawn from their principles of play. It is an admirable stance

Aug 27 2015
10 expensive foreign players who flopped in the Premier League
10 expensive foreign players who flopped in the Premier League

Italy striker Mario Balotelli completed his transfer back to Serie A club AC Milan this week after an unsuccessful stint with Liverpool. The Italian, however, was not the only casualty of a foreign talent failing in the most competitive league in the world. The sheer pace, physicality and work ethic of the Barclays Premier League is enough to flatten even the best in the world and players need to adjust to these aspects as quickly as

Aug 27 2015
Steven Gerrard knew all LA Galaxy players' qualities even before he met them, says coach Bruce Arena
Steven Gerrard knew all LA Galaxy players' qualities even before he met them, says coach Bruce Arena

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena (R) thinks Steven Gerrard has what it takes to be a manager in the future Steven Gerrard has come in for a lot of praise from LA Galaxy boss Bruce Arena after the midfielder joined the Los Angeles-based MLS team, reported by the Daily Mail. The Liverpool legend had moved to the MLS side this summer and has already made an impact on the coach and the squad in the last couple of months.  The 35-year-old E

Aug 27 2015
Stats: Most saves by goalkeepers in the 2015/16 Premier League
Stats: Most saves by goalkeepers in the 2015/16 Premier League

Who has made the most saves in the Premier League this season? The Premier League is filled with several outstanding goalkeepers, but who has been the best shot-stopper so far this season? At the end of the last season, Lukasz Fabianski held the record for most number of saves, but he lost out in the race for the golden glove to Joe Hart by one clean sheet. Although the statistics might not support David de Gea, he was one of the most outs

Aug 27 2015
Mario Balotelli set for Italian air force style treatment in AC Milan
Mario Balotelli set for Italian air force style treatment in AC Milan

Mario Balotelli set for Italian air force style behaviour clause in Milan contract The Italian striker, Mario Balotelli has often made newspaper headlines for all the wrong reasons. The most notable incident being his time with Manchester City when he set fire to his house after letting off fireworks in the bathroom and luckily escaped unhurt. AC Milan is keen to revive Balotelli’s career by re-signi

Aug 26 2015