Tag Archives: Premier League

The Upcoming Transfer Market: Rumors and Speculation

There are some big players in world soccer who will likely change teams this upcoming summer. This list likely includes: Paul Pogba, Eden Hazard, and Adrien Rabiot. These players are all coming from different situations and this creates some interesting dynamics for their current teams and potential future teams. Paul Pogba: Pogba will likely leave… Read More »

Did Sterling Deserve the PFA Young Player of the Year?

It was recently announced that Raheem Sterling of Manchester City was named the PFA Young Player of the Year for his outstanding season under Pep Guardiola. In 32 league games thus far the Englishman has 17 goals and 10 assists to go with 5 goals in 10 Champions League matches (although those don’t technically count… Read More »

The 2018-19 Season for a Leicester City Fan

By Cameron Anderson The most interesting “honor” in the English Premier League is the concept of the “best of the rest” that resides for middle of the table clubs looking for a reason to care as their season comes to an uneventful, trophy-less conclusion. It is clearly much better than escaping a relegation battle, and… Read More »

Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea & Manchester United: A Battle for Champion’s League Placement

As the Premier League comes to close next month, to say the 2018-2019 season was thrilling would be an understatement. Since January, fans have been watching the Manchester City v. Liverpool saga closely for which club will be crowned Premier League Champions. While many watch the two flip-flop between 1st and 2nd place, a fierce… Read More »

AFC Bournemouth’s Miraculous Rise Through the English Football Pyramid

While much attention has been given to Leicester City’s rise to the top of the Premier League table this season, there is another team that has seen an almost miraculous rise through English football. Just eight years ago, AFC Bournemouth had entered into bankruptcy and faced being removed from League Two, the lowest fully professional… Read More »

Here Comes Everton

Continuing a pattern of regression since their 5th place finish in the 2013-14 season, Everton is again disappointing in the Premier League. Everton’s fall from England’s elite has brought shadows of doubt and speculation regarding the team’s future. However, bucking the trend, Everton was anything but disappointing on February 20th. On this day the lights… Read More »

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United’s Young New Hero

After being knocked out of the Champions’ League Group Stage, Manchester United was 2-1 down after the first leg against FC Midtjylland and in danger of humiliatingly getting knocked out of the first round of the knockout stage of the Europa League. Going into the second leg at home on February 25, 2016, United immediately… Read More »

Problems in Liverpool: Walking Out on the Club that “Never Walks Alone”

For the first time in the 124-year history of the club, Liverpool fans staged a walkout during one of their Premier League matches—and it was not for lack of quality on the pitch that was at issue with the home faithful. Liverpool was leading 2-0 at Anfield Saturday against Sunderland in an English Premier League… Read More »

Referee Complaints: A Part of the Game, or Pulling the Game Apart?

Is complaining to referees in soccer truly a part of the game? Or is it simply pulling the game apart? Although lacking a soccer background, sports have been a huge part of my life: I play lacrosse and also participated in football and basketball. The soccer culture is unfamiliar to me, and although I have watched… Read More »