Post Tagged with: "english premier league"

HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

Gonzalo Higuaín’s reputation in the world of soccer could hardly be more mixed. The enigmatic Argentine striker is famous for his misses on large stages, including a golden chance in front of the goalkeeper at the 2014 World Cup Final that could have brought the most prestigious soccer trophy back[Read More…]

by February 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Soccer in US Market Shows Encouraging Signs

HAMPERS | Soccer in US Market Shows Encouraging Signs

Despite being the most popular sport across the globe, soccer has seldom enjoyed popularity in the United States. The fall of 2017 brought a potent reminder of the United States’ lag in soccer relative to the rest of the world when the men’s national team failed to qualify for the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top, Uncategorized
CRAIGE: Inflated Egos Detrimental to Team Chemistry

CRAIGE: Inflated Egos Detrimental to Team Chemistry

Despite the wonderful games that took place this past weekend, the soccer world has been marred by a series of questionable events. The events have forced the question: How should teams deal with players whose egos are far beyond the scope of their playing abilities? Confidence is a wonderful thing[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Kanté’s Departure Could Spell End to Leicester’s Run

CRAIGE: Kanté’s Departure Could Spell End to Leicester’s Run

The Little Engine That Could. The Ultimate Cinderella Team. Both of these titles describe the most wonderful surprise of all surprises: the English Premier League champion Leicester City. Most of us are already wondering if the Foxes will be able to carry that shock momentum with them as they take[Read More…]

by July 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Mourinho Hire Can Bring Change to Manchester United

CRAIGE: Mourinho Hire Can Bring Change to Manchester United

The self-styled “Special One” is recognized as one of the top managers in the soccer world. Wherever he goes, championships follow. Despite this, he never stays too long in one place, for as much as success follows him, so does controversy. I am talking, of course, about the one and[Read More…]

by June 7, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SCHENK: Leicester City Embodies Underdog

SCHENK: Leicester City Embodies Underdog

Everyone loves an underdog. From the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeating the Soviet Union in 1980 to the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series in 2004, defying the odds has always had the inexplicable power to captivate and excite sports fans everywhere. There is even scientific evidence to prove[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

As the semester winds down and we approach winter break, I cannot help but marvel at what a soccer season it has been so far. Granted, the usual suspects like F.C. Barcelona and Bayern Munich have continued to dominate their respective leagues without much fanfare, although Real Madrid has been[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Vardy Leads Leicester City’s Early Success

CRAIGE: Vardy Leads Leicester City’s Early Success

Costa. Coutinho. Kane. Rooney. These are the names that come to mind when thinking about the top players in the Premier League in terms of the impact they have on their teams. One definitely would not expect to hear the names Vardy, Mahrez, Morgan and Schmeichel. And yet, this ragtag[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

SANTAMARIA: Cuadrado Move Succeeds

Between Jan. 3 and Feb. 2, the English Premier League’s transfer window opened to mark the halfway point of its season. The transfer window allows teams to acquire a final piece to help them win a league title — like Manchester City and Chelsea — or avoid relegation like Leicester[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

MAJD: Manchester United Losing Prestige

When it comes to professional club soccer, the English Premier League is at the pinnacle of depth and competitiveness, with top-flight clubs on par with any other team in the world, and mid-table teams that would rival the best clubs in Europe’s other major leagues. And yet despite this parity[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns