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Barcelona Break Anoeta Curse. How Different Was the World Back Then?

Neymar’s game winning penalty against Real Sociedad today helped give Barcelona their first victory at Sociedad’s Anoeta in almost 10 years. The team’s last win in Anoeta traces all the way back to May 2007. Samuel Eto’o and a...

Will The Big-Spending Chinese League Affect European Leagues?

In the past couple of months, Chinese investors have made a splash into the soccer World by offering an insane amount of money to players who aren’t really considered to be “elite”. Offers for players such as Carlos Tevez,...

Throwback Thursday: Bayern Munich vs. Arsenal: First Leg

The UEFA Champions League is set to start the Knockout stages and the Round of 16 drawing just recently happened. One of the most anticipated matchups will definitely be Bayern Munich vs. Arsenal. Arsenal doesn’t have a great...

Transfer Window for Players in Liga MX

2017 is here and it will be another great year for soccer. Also, the Winter Transfer window is here and there are rumors involving the transfers of big international players. When all the attention is overseas, let’s focus on...

Throwback Thursday: City Paints Manchester Derby Blue in 2011

Once upon a time.. The defending Premier League champions and Champions League runners-up Manchester United hosted their cross town rivals, Manchester City, for the 2011 Manchester Derby. Manchester City’s million dollar investment seemed to be clicking as the team...

Shady’s Wishlist For A Better 2017

I can’t stress enough how glad I am that 2016 has concluded and made way for 2017. A horrible year in which my sports teams gave me nothing but tears and headaches. Messi’s missed penalty in the Copa America,...
Best Futbol Player of 2016

Shady’s Best Futbol Player of 2016: Lionel Messi

As a writer, the most difficult thing I’ve had to experience is how to captivate the magic of Lionel Messi in words. There are no words in the english language that do justice to just how amazing this man...
Top 5 Futbol Players of 2016

Shady’s Top 5 Futbol Players of 2016

We (finally) close out 2016. A roller coaster ride that filled us with mixed emotions from start to finish. We were blessed to see amazing players perform at their highest level all across the world. As difficult as it...

Death of “Innocent” Alfredo Pacheco

December 27th marks the one year death anniversary of former salvadoran captain, Alfredo Pacheco. Pacheco was shot and killed in a local gas station in Santa Ana, El Salvador early in the morning of December 27th, 2015. Though the...

Who Will Win The Premier League?

It's halfway in season and it is a close race to win the Barclays Premier League. The defending champions, Leicester City, find themselves at the bottom half of the table. The top six teams, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City Arsenal, Tottenham,...