Champions League Groups

Similar to the World Cup, here are my predictions for each group of this year’s Champions League. Some of these were quite difficult, but my picks for the teams to advance are bolded. After the team listings I share my thoughts on the groups. Let’s see how wrong I end up being. Group A Atletico Madrid Dortmund […]

Watch These Matches for the Week of 8/27

Here is a look at the best matches of the week from around the world. Monday, Aug. 27 Tottenham vs. Man. United (EPL) — Two of the leagues biggest teams meet up for a (for me) midday battle. Tottenham are undefeated after two, while Manchester had split their results. For me this is much see soccer. Roma vs. […]

From Pogba to Mbappe: Why Greater Paris is the world’s top talent pool by Simon Kuper. A look at the Parisian amateur and youth football organization that has generated a large number of marquee players in recent years.

Bradford of Birmingham City, referee Mr Crew, and Clay of Tottenham, before the kick off at White Hart Lane. All three had played together on the same team as amateurs before achieving professional status. Boxing Day, 1925. Photo: Getty pic.twitter.com/CxQ0sGHmeP — The Antique Football (@AntiqueFootball) December 26, 2017