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CRAIGE: Relegation Dooms Premier League Clubs

CRAIGE: Relegation Dooms Premier League Clubs

With just over a month left in this season’s Premier League, the race for the title has begun to heat up. Chelsea sits comfortably atop the standings with a seven-point lead, but a late-season push by Tottenham could give Chelsea a run for its money. Barring some epic catastrophes, the[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized
CRAIGE: Rivalries Intensify Matches

CRAIGE: Rivalries Intensify Matches

Rivalry games are of the utmost importance in the soccer world, perhaps more so than in any other sport. Regardless of how a team’s season is going, rivalry games seem to galvanize the team into action and can end up being the most important games of the season. Inner-city rivalry[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Coaching Change Benefits Leicester

CRAIGE: Coaching Change Benefits Leicester

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column heavily criticizing Leicester City’s decision to fire its beloved manager, Claudio Ranieri. While I agreed that management had to take some kind of action to spur the Foxes into action, I completely disagreed with the manner in which they handled the[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Leicester Wrongly Sacks Manager Ranieri

CRAIGE: Leicester Wrongly Sacks Manager Ranieri

Two hundred and ninety-eight days were all it took for Leicester City to go from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows. Two hundred and ninety-eight days between pulling off a shocking title upset to being locked in a relegation battle, desperately trying to avoid the drop. To[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Arsenal Season Doomed by Recent Losses

CRAIGE: Arsenal Season Doomed by Recent Losses

Chelsea’s march toward the title — a stunning reversal of fortune when compared to the previous season — is looking even more inevitable thanks to yet another potential title contender’s meltdown. With 14 games left, the Blues already have a staggering nine-point lead over their next competitor. Thanks to stumbles[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Liverpool Season Wasted

CRAIGE: Liverpool Season Wasted

There comes a certain point in every season when a team’s title hopes come crashing down, leaving supporters to wistfully think about what could have been. The early–season momentum inexplicably turns to dust, and the team’s lofty championship goals shift to securing a spot in European football competitions. For Liverpool[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

CRAIGE: Three English Premier Teams Advance in Champions League

After a frenzied month of exciting soccer, the Champions League Round of 16 is nearly finalized. This is the really intriguing stage of Champions League, especially this year, as Arsenal, Manchester City and Leicester City have all advanced to the knockout stages. Tottenham, however, was not as lucky as it[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

CRAIGE: Blues Thrive Under Conte

Last year’s Premier League was unlike any other, and for very good reasons. Besides Leicester City’s stunning rags-to-riches story, it was also noteworthy for the rapid decline of the defending champion, Chelsea. Sitting in the relegation zone at one point, Chelsea finished the season in tenth place. Nonetheless, it was[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Klinsmann Firing Long Overdue

CRAIGE: Klinsmann Firing Long Overdue

After five years, 98 matches and various ups and downs while in charge of the United States Men’s National Team, Jurgen Klinsmann was sacked this past week. It was a move that has been a long time coming; one that many argue should have come sooner. With losses at the[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Everton Poised for Success

CRAIGE: Everton Poised for Success

With the cluster of usual suspects currently sitting at the top of the Premier League table and providing much-needed consistency following the chaos of last season, it is important not to overlook one somewhat surprising team. I am talking about Everton, which despite its recent 5-0 thumping courtesy of Chelsea,[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top