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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
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
Morgan Schneiderlin: From a Southampton reject to Manchester United recruit
Morgan Schneiderlin: From a Southampton reject to Manchester United recruit

Manchester United signed Morgan Schneiderlin from Southampton For any other club in the Championship that season it would have represented a major coup, but for Southampton, desperately staving off the looming threat of administration, the signing of a promising French under-19 international was baffling. The summer of 2008 was a turbulent one for Southampton Football Club: the divisive ex-Chairman Rupert Lowe returned, manager Nigel

Aug 29 2015
Two Manchester United fans arrested after racial allegations by train passenger
Two Manchester United fans arrested after racial allegations by train passenger

The Manchester-bound train had two 51-year-old United supporters who racially abused a fellow passenger A couple of Manchester United fans were arrested on Thursday after a train passenger was racially abused by the two supporters according to reports from BBC. The alleged incident took place inside a virgin train that was bound towards Manchester from London and the two men in custody were said to be returning from Belgium where United pl

Aug 29 2015
2015/16 Champions League group stages: 5 key fixtures to watch out for
2015/16 Champions League group stages: 5 key fixtures to watch out for

The draws for the 2015/16 Champions Leaue group stage were conducted yesterday in Monaco and have produced some really tentalizing match-ups, coupled with a few reunions.  With certain new rules and regulations to be abided by, this season’s first round draw have pitted teams against the ones whom they have seldomly clashed with, or otherwise, never at all. Some teams were given a staright-forward start whereas for some, a cumbersome task of

6 Things that could happen as the transfer window closes
6 Things that could happen as the transfer window closes

Transfers in football have evolved into an obsession. The prospect of landing one of the continent’s hottest talents tends to over-ride the excitement stimulated by a stunning goal or crunching tackle, but the transfer window encapsulates the ever-changing backdrop of football today quite perfectly. As the clock ticks down, pressure mounts on clubs to bring in fresh faces in order to better their forecasted fortunes, but the looming burden

Aug 29 2015
Reports: Jonny Evans close to leaving Manchester United for West Bromwich Albion
Reports: Jonny Evans close to leaving Manchester United for West Bromwich Albion

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans set to move to West Brom Manchester United defender Jonny Evans is close to signing for West Bromwich Albion, according to BBC. Evans who only made 17 appearances for the club in all competitions last season will reportedly cost Tony Pulis’ side around £6 million, with an extra £2 million in add-ons. Although the 27-year-old won’t be able to make it for

Aug 29 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
Swansea vs Manchester United: Match preview and predictions
Swansea vs Manchester United: Match preview and predictions

United travel to Swansea on the back of a convincing Champions League play-off victory over Brugge As the Barclays Premier League enters Matchweek 4, the focus will definitely be on last-minute transfer deals as most clubs look to build squads capable of accomplishing their objectives for the season before the summer transfer window shuts on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Back on the field though, this Sunday sees Manchester United travel to

Aug 28 2015
UEFA Champions League 2015/16: 5 teams who return after a gap
UEFA Champions League 2015/16: 5 teams who return after a gap

Playing in the Champions League, Europe's premier club competition, is a dream that every player plying their trade in the continent vouches for. It's a tournament that brings us some of the top guns of Europe under the same shade of UEFA, vying for the coveted prize while also providing some tantalising entertainment. Teams across the European association consider the billing as one of the top most and only 32-clubs from across the continent ge

Aug 28 2015
5 rules in football that most fans are confused or unaware about
5 rules in football that most fans are confused or unaware about

Recently in a match between Liverpool and Bournemouth, controversy arose after a goal by Benteke was allowed to stand by the referee when it should have been flagged offside. The confusion was because Benteke was in fact, onside, but Philippe Coutinho who attempted to play the ball was offside and according to the rules, it should have been disallowed. It is not the first time that there has been a confusion regarding the offside rule. In Januar

Aug 28 2015
UEFA Champions League 2015 - Group stage predictions
UEFA Champions League 2015 - Group stage predictions

Merely a few fixtures into the domestic footballing calendar and already we’ve been treated to a feast of surprises from the best divisions across the continent. Some teams have ignited their respective campaigns with blockbuster starts, while others have stalled in their attempts to burst out of the blocks. The EPL especially has captured our imagination with an interesting start to the script, but football fans everywhere still no doubt

Aug 28 2015
5 Players who could underperform this season due to fatigue
5 Players who could underperform this season due to fatigue

  Football is an incredibly grueling sport that requires its willing participants to run for miles on end often without a break in search of glory. Despite being a hugely entertaining sport, many times the game fails to be a spectacle, though, regardless of the nature of the game, a full 90 minutes takes a toll on the players’ body and mind. Regardless, the draw of the game is such that players can’t stay away from the pitch,

Aug 28 2015
PSV Eindhoven banter with Manchester United's Memphis Depay ahead of Champions League clash
PSV Eindhoven banter with Manchester United's Memphis Depay ahead of Champions League clash

Depay was PSV’s highest goalscorer last season The Champions League draw yesterday revealed the groups that the 32 participants of the competition will be divided into for the first major stage of the competition. Manchester United were drawn into Group B along with Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven. The others in the group are Russia’s CSKA Moskva and German team VfL Wolfsburg. The opener for Manchester United on 15 September will

Aug 28 2015