Champions League: Tuesday’s Round of 16 Results and Recap

Photo via: abc.com If you did at all see any of the scorelines from Tuesday’s games, which included a 4-0 handling of Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), and a 1-0 defeat for Dortmund, who could not get their attack going against Benfica. Both results are nearly the opposite of what I predicted. My picks were a 2-1 Barcelona victory, and a 3-0 Dortmund victory. PSG … Continue reading Champions League: Tuesday’s Round of 16 Results and Recap

Champions League: Today’s Round of 16 Matchups and Predictions

Photo via: Huffingtonpost.com Paris Saint-Germain vs Barcelona Lionel Messi and Barcelona travel to the Parc des Princes to take on PSG in what should be an exciting first round match up. The teams have met five times in past four years. Barcelona have won three out of the last five, and drawn one. Messi comes into the game leading scoring for the Champions League, with … Continue reading Champions League: Today’s Round of 16 Matchups and Predictions

Liverpool Secures First Win of 2017

Photo via: Mirror.co.uk Liverpool has finally gotten their first win of 2017 after what seemed like an eternity. The Reds beat the second place Tottenham Hotspur by a score of 2-0, thanks to a rapid brace from Sadio Mane. Liverpool had been dropping points over the past month, and this win boosted them back into the top four, and only a point back from Tottenham. … Continue reading Liverpool Secures First Win of 2017

Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Photo via: CNN.com The Cameroon Lions have defeated the Egypt Pharaohs by a score of 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations final. This is the Lions’ fifth title, and their first in 15 years. The new Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos, has shown he can deliver silverware back to the nation that has missed it for so long. Supersub Vincent Aboubakar delivered a brilliant 88th minute … Continue reading Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Phillip Lahm to Retire at the End of This Season

Photo via: Skysports.com Phillip Lahm, 33, confirmed his retirement early Tuesday, following a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg, clarifying an initial report by German publisher SportBild. The Bayern Munich Captain stated after the DFB Cup win that he is “capable of giving my best until the end of the season but no longer” when asked about his retirement. The German international, who is on contract until … Continue reading Phillip Lahm to Retire at the End of This Season

January Transfer Window Signings

Photo via: USAToday.com Biggest Signing: Oscar to Shanghai SIPG for £60 million In one of the most bizarre Chinese club signings yet, we saw Oscar, the Brazilian attacking midfielder, leave his longtime club of Chelsea for the big money China leagues. Despite being nearly a record signing for any departing Premier League player so far, we can expect to see higher fees for big name players … Continue reading January Transfer Window Signings

Manchester United Advances to EFL Cup Final

Photo via: Givemesport.com Manchester United has advanced to the final round of the English Football League Cup and will play against Southampton. Despite losing by a score of 2-1 to Hull City on Thursday afternoon, ending their 17-game unbeaten streak, they advanced 3-2 on aggregate. Paul Pogba scored Manchester United’s only goal in the 66th minute to level the game. However, in the 85th minute, … Continue reading Manchester United Advances to EFL Cup Final

Manchester City Willing to Pay £100 Million for Lionel Messi

Photo via: Youtube User Messi Magic Amid the speculations of difficulties in contract talks between Lionel Messi and Barcelona, rumors have been spreading of him possibly moving to Manchester City. Messi, 29, has been rumored to various clubs before including Manchester City as well as Paris Saint Germain, Boca Juniors, and others. The Argentinian magician would see a record transfer fee, as well as record-breaking … Continue reading Manchester City Willing to Pay £100 Million for Lionel Messi

Confirmed: Morgan Schneiderlin Signs With Everton for £24 million

Photo via: Mirror.co.uk Everton has recently confirmed the transfer of Morgan Schneiderlin to their club. Schneiderlin, 27, was a young, promising prospect upon his arrival at Manchester United, but has fallen out of the order recently at Old Trafford following the arrival of midfielder Paul Pogba, and a new manager, Jose Mourinho, who doesn’t favor the Frenchman as much as his predecessor, Louis van Gaal. … Continue reading Confirmed: Morgan Schneiderlin Signs With Everton for £24 million

Transfer News, Stories, and Rumors

Photo via: thesun.co.uk Drogba Returning to France? News from the MLS this week as Didier Drogba claimed in an interview he would not rule out a Marseille return. Marseille, the French Ligue 1 side where Didier Drogba and other notable stars made names for themselves have not cast a bid for the 38-year-old yet, but Drogba is keen, and would like to go back as … Continue reading Transfer News, Stories, and Rumors

Sam Johnstone Heads to Aston Villa on Loan

Photo via: Skysports.com Manager Steve Bruce of Aston Villa has made his first signing this transfer window. Villa loaned in Sam Johnstone for the remainder of the season, and Johnstone will most likely see more minutes at the Villa Park. The youngster has capped for the England U-20’s, and is certainly a bright prospect, however he wont get the play time necessary to further develop himself … Continue reading Sam Johnstone Heads to Aston Villa on Loan

2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Voting Results

Photo Credit: SportsPress These awards were voted on by our writers. Each writer’s vote counted as an amount in accordance to their rank in terms of how many articles they have published on SportsPress. A total of eight writers voted. Each voter voted for three nominees from each category. The lowest ranking voter (8th place) in terms of number of articles written had his 1st place votes … Continue reading 2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Voting Results

Schneiderlin Asks to Leave Manchester United

Photo via: Skysports.com After arriving from Southampton in July of 2015, French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin saw a lot of action under Louis van Gaal’s reign, but with the recent managerial shift in Manchester, Schneiderlin has not seen one start under Mourinho, and he only recently actually made an appearance as a substitute in a match against Arsenal. Offers are arriving left and right for the … Continue reading Schneiderlin Asks to Leave Manchester United

Julian Green Transfers From Bayern to VfB Stuttgart

Photo via: foxsports.com Julian Green, the young, American rising star, who most notably made an appearance for the national team in the 2014 World Cup, and even scored a goal in the round of 16 match against Belgium, has transferred from Bayern to VfB Stuttgart. Despite Green’s success on the international stage, he continued to receive little to no minutes on Bayern Munich’s bench, and it … Continue reading Julian Green Transfers From Bayern to VfB Stuttgart

FIFA Uses New Instant Replay Technology in Club World Cup

Photo via: SI.com Most football fans never anticipated the day they would be seeing a penalty decided after the play. With the use of instant replay technologies, which are now being tested in football for the first time, officials can award penalties, review bookings, and more. While this technology is still in its infant years, or months for that matter, it still has proven useful, … Continue reading FIFA Uses New Instant Replay Technology in Club World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2016 Ballon d’Or Over Lionel Messi

Photo via: BBC.com The Portuguese forward ousted Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or, the most prestigious award in football. This marks the fourth time Ronaldo has won the award, and only trailing one behind Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has scored 19 goals this season, between both club and international play, as well as the 54 last season, for a total of 73 goals this year. For … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2016 Ballon d’Or Over Lionel Messi

Seattle Sounders Beat Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final

Photo via: @FourFourTwoUSA on Twitter The Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC in a stunning fashion, with a thriller in penalties, that came down to the last kick. After the game finished 0-0 through 120 minutes, despite quite a few chances from both sides, the teams had a hard-fought penalty shootout, however, Justin Morrow’s missed penalty in sudden death meant it was up to Román Torres … Continue reading Seattle Sounders Beat Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final

Chapacoense Officially Wins Copa Sudamericana

Photo via: Goal.com Following the team’s plane crash over Columbia last week, CONMEBOL, the South American Federation of Football, have awarded Chapacoense the title and prize money. Atletico Nacional, the team that Chapacoense was supposed to face in the Sudamericana final, originally made a statement saying they wished for the title to be awarded to the team. As the days went on, more and more teams … Continue reading Chapacoense Officially Wins Copa Sudamericana

Chapecoense Team Plane Crashes Over Colombia

Photo via: CNN.com Tragic news comes from the world of football (soccer) now as the Chapecoense team plane crashed late on Monday night, killing 77, with just 6 survivors, including 3 players, all of whom are in critical condition. This crash has devastated the clubs incredible run, a run made to be the ultimate Cinderella story with the team having been in Brazil’s bottom tier … Continue reading Chapecoense Team Plane Crashes Over Colombia

Bruce Arena Replaces Jurgen Klinsmann as United States Soccer Coach

Photo via: foxsports.com Following Jurgen Klinsmann being let go from the US team, he was swiftly replaced by former US National Team manager Bruce Arena, who is the coach of the Los Angeles Galaxy, as announced Tuesday by the team. Arena will have his work cut out for him, as he will be trying to get the team back on track following two straight defeats … Continue reading Bruce Arena Replaces Jurgen Klinsmann as United States Soccer Coach

United States Soccer Fires Jurgen Klinsmann

Photo via: goal.com The United States has officially parted ways with 5-year coach Jurgen Klinsmann. This news comes amid much speculation over the German coach’s future, following his embarrassing defeat to Costa Rica, losing by a score of 4-0. While this news is not much of a shock to most fans, a lot of us would not of seen this coming back in 2014, judging … Continue reading United States Soccer Fires Jurgen Klinsmann

2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Nominees

Photo Credit: SportsPress These awards will be voted on by our writers. Each writer’s vote counts as an amount in accordance to their rank in terms of the most posts, starting with 1st place having their vote count as the most points, and ending with last place having their vote count as one point. No one will be permitted to vote for themselves or their article(s) in … Continue reading 2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Nominees

Aubameyang Makes Phenomenal Comeback From Suspension

Photo via: skysports.com Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was suspended earlier this week after he went on an unauthorized trip to Milan with some friends on Monday. The striker accepted the ban and sat in the stands before returning this Saturday. Aubameyang delivered his best performance yet, netting four goals in his return to the first team. The attacker completed his hat trick within 27 minutes of the … Continue reading Aubameyang Makes Phenomenal Comeback From Suspension

Argentina and Germany Top the FIFA World Rankings

Photo Via: FIFA The latest FIFA world rankings are in, and Germany and Argentina will reclaim the top this time. Some surprises follow them, with Brazil in 3rd, Belgium retaining 4th despite a quarter-final exit, and Columbia finishes 5th. While Argentina at the top may be understandable, what isn’t is how high Germany is, given that they couldn’t even make it to the finals in the … Continue reading Argentina and Germany Top the FIFA World Rankings

North America the Front Runner for the 2026 World Cup

Photo Via: playbuzz.com North America has continued to rise in their journey for the World Cup. After fierce bidding a few years ago, the 2022 World Cup was controversially awarded to the wealthy country of Qatar. Allegations were later made that FIFA accepted bribes from a Qatar representative, however, no verdict on this has been reached. This means that most countries sights are set on … Continue reading North America the Front Runner for the 2026 World Cup

San Marino Scores First Ever International Away Goal

Photo Credit: Tackk.com An unusual story, but certainly an interesting one. San Marino, a country located inside of Italy with a population of about 32,000, has just scored its first ever away goal on the international stage, and it didn’t just come against some nobody. It came against Norway, who may not be a European superstar, but certainly has more talent than San Marino. Marino’s … Continue reading San Marino Scores First Ever International Away Goal

Champions League Group Stage: Round 1

Photo Via: barcablaugranes.com The first round of group stage games is over, and we will highlight some of the best games from this week, including Barcelona’s 7-0 thrashing of Celtic, and Real Madrid’s comeback over Cristiano’s former team. Barcelona 7-0 Celtic Barcelona had no mercy for the Irish team, as a hat trick from Messi, brace from Suarez, and 4 assists from Neymar highlighted the … Continue reading Champions League Group Stage: Round 1

Landon Donovan Comes Out of Retirement

Photo Via: landondonovanfans.info Landon Donovan has officially come out of retirement to play for the LA Galaxy. The Galaxy are currently riddled with injuries, and from time to time teams will call up former players to play for them. Donovan retired late 2014, after not making the World Cup team that summer, he cited depression and lack of motivation as his reasons to leave. The … Continue reading Landon Donovan Comes Out of Retirement

How a Dog Saved Manchester United From Extinction

Photo via: skysports.com When you think of Manchester United, you think of Old Trafford and Stretford End, the glamorous success throughout their history, and the 650 million fans worldwide. You probably wouldn’t think that all of this, could have been forgotten, like all the other failed English clubs such as New Brighton Tower, Ashford United, and Burton Swifts, all of which were unable to make it … Continue reading How a Dog Saved Manchester United From Extinction

Transfer News: Weekly Recap

As you may have noticed, the title of the series has changed, and this will also be the last in the series until transfer talk starts back up again in March-April(ish). I have changed it to transfer news as no more transfer rumors will be taking place (obviously). West Ham Blocks Deadline Day Move? Slaven Bilic has reportedly blocked a late move for Obiang from … Continue reading Transfer News: Weekly Recap

Champions League Draw

Photo Via: UEFA.com With the season just kicking off, Champions League is just around the corner, and today, we got even further on that road to Cardiff, with the Champions League draw concluding earlier this afternoon. This year’s draw looks to be an exciting one, so we will get right into the results. Group A: Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Arsenal (ENG), Basel (SUI), Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) … Continue reading Champions League Draw

Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

Photo Via: eagleeyedviews.com Foxes Face Competition For 22 Year Old Star! Leandro Paredes has reportedly gained the interest of both Leicester and Zenit. The Russian side have already made a bid of about £12 million, but this is expected to be turned down. The player is valued at £18 million, and while the Foxes are yet to make a bid, we can expect them to splash … Continue reading Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

Top 5 Greatest Comebacks in Soccer History

Photo via: nordenergi.org Seeing your team fall behind in a game is not a great feeling, especially when it seems they can’t do anything right. The saying “It’s not over until the fat lady sings” is rather discouraging when the opposing team continues to rack on the goals, but if your team can have a stroke of luck, as some would call it, then maybe … Continue reading Top 5 Greatest Comebacks in Soccer History

Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

Photo Credit: 90min.com Llorente on his way out? The former 3-time Series A champion and current player of Sevilla FC, Fernando Llorente, 31, will be looking to bring his talents to England this summer, after Spanish media reported that he has already agreed to personal terms with the Welsh club. If Swansea City can complete this signing, they can add depth to the attacking half … Continue reading Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

Premier League Season Predictions

Photo Credit: beforeitsnews.com With the Premier League season starting up in August, we can’t help but wonder what this new year will hold for us. Will Leicester retain their title? Can Chelsea bring the title back to London after a nightmare season? Or can Mourihno drive his new team to the championship throne for the 1st time in 4 years? Well, we won’t know until … Continue reading Premier League Season Predictions

Paul Pogba Move to Manchester United Almost Finalized

Photo Credit: ibtimes.co.uk After what has been a 3 month transfer saga, it looks like Paul Pogba will return to his former club, Manchester United. Juventus, Pogba’s current club, has reached an agreement with the Reds for a record fee of £93 million. The Juventus star has agreed on a contract of £13 million a year. However, the two clubs are currently disputing about who … Continue reading Paul Pogba Move to Manchester United Almost Finalized

5 Sports that will Have a Popularity Boost in the U.S. Within the Next 10 Years

Photo Credit: MMA Fighting Over the year, sports have gained and lost popularity, but in this list I will be predicting what sports will have a large boost in popularity in the US over the next 5-10 years ( in no particular order.)   5. Baseball Baseball is considered America’s pastime, but lately it has been overshadowed by Basketball and Football. But, with this great … Continue reading 5 Sports that will Have a Popularity Boost in the U.S. Within the Next 10 Years

2016 ESPY Award Winners

Photo Credit: espnmediazone.com Best Record-Breaking Performance: Stephen Curry Best Breakthrough Athlete: Jake Arrieta Best Play: Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers Best Team: Cleveland Cavaliers Best Female Athlete: Breanna Stewart Best Male Athlete: LeBron James Best Championship Performance: LeBron James Best Game: NBA Finals Game 7 Best NBA Player: LeBron James Best MLB Player: Bryce Harper Best Female Action Sports Athlete: Jamie Anderson Best Male Action … Continue reading 2016 ESPY Award Winners

Get Connected with SportsPress via Social Media

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UEFA Euro Cup 2016: Round of 16 Results and Quarterfinals Schedule

Photo Credit: UEFA   Round of 16 Results Poland over Switzerland, 5-4, Saturday, June 25th Portugal over Croatia, 1-0, Saturday, June 25th Wales over North Ireland, 1-0, Saturday, June 25th Belgium over Hungary, 4-0, Sunday, June 26th Germany over Slovakia, 3-0, Sunday, June 26th France over Ireland, 2-1, Sunday, June 26th Italy over Spain, 2-0, Monday, June 27th Iceland over England, 2-1, Monday, June 27th … Continue reading UEFA Euro Cup 2016: Round of 16 Results and Quarterfinals Schedule

Top 35 Worst Heartbreaks in Sports Since 2006

Photo Credit: saturdayblitz.com With the recent caving-in of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, here is a list of some of the worst heartbreaks in sports since 2006. As hard as watching heartbreaking endings in sports feels, especially when it happens to your favorite team or your favorite athlete, sports would be dull without the excitement and uncertainty of what happens next and how … Continue reading Top 35 Worst Heartbreaks in Sports Since 2006

Champions League Semifinals Set: Atletico Ousts Barca, Man City Topples Zlatan

photo: youtube.com   The UEFA Champions League is dwindling down to the nitty gritty, and there are 4 team remaining, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Real Madrid.   Atletico Madrid has had one of the most noteworthy runs of the remaining teams. They finished with 13 points in the group stage with Galatasaray, Astana, and Benfica. Their Round of 16 matchup vs PSV … Continue reading Champions League Semifinals Set: Atletico Ousts Barca, Man City Topples Zlatan

Barclays Premier League Week 33 Match of the Week

photo: bleacherreport.com   Last weeks MOTW was the closest yet of me. Liverpool barely drew with Tottenham, and I guessed 2-1 Tottenham. This week includes one of last week’s teams for the second week in a row.   Match of the Week: Tottenham vs Manchester United   Prediction: 0-0 Draw   Match Facts: -Manchester United have won back-to-back BPL matches against Tottenham  after a five-match winless skid (0-2-3). … Continue reading Barclays Premier League Week 33 Match of the Week

CR7, Real Madrid hand Barcelona loss in El Clásico

Photo: bbc.com   Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid have beaten Lionel Messi and Barcelona 2-1 in “El Clásico”, the notorious battle between the top two most skilled teams in Spain.  Previously, Real Madrid was in 3rd in La Liga, behind city rivals Atletico Madrid. Barcelona was in first by nearly 10 points.  Gerard Pique scored in the 56th minute to give Barca the late-ish lead, … Continue reading CR7, Real Madrid hand Barcelona loss in El Clásico

Barclays Premier League: Week 32 Summary

Link to Photo   Week 32 was one of the most entertaining weeks this year. 3 games ended 4-0 in dominating fashion and one game was an intense back-and-forth battle until late in the game. Here’s how the matches ended. April 2:   Aston Villa 0–4 Chelsea Loftus-Cheek (26′), Pato (45+3′), Pedro (46′), Pedro (59′) West Ham 2–2 Crystal Palace D. Delaney (15′), Lanzini (18), Payet … Continue reading Barclays Premier League: Week 32 Summary

Barclays Premier League Week 32 Match of the Week

Photo: enYabida.com   Last week, my MOTW prediction didn’t end as planned, after predicting a 2-0 City win and Man U winning 1-0 on Marcus Rashford’s goal. Here is my prediction for this week.   Match of the Week: Liverpool vs Tottenham   Match Facts: – Liverpool have gone 5-1-0 in their last six Barclays Premier League meetings with Tottenham. – Spurs have won just one of their … Continue reading Barclays Premier League Week 32 Match of the Week

Raheem Sterling, Joe Hart Injury Updates

Photo: thesun.co.uk   Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling may not play again this season after a groin injury in the Manchester Derby on Sunday [ESPN FC] After his injury, he was replaced by Wilfried Bony in the first half. His injury could take up to two months to heal. Two months means after the Premier League season ends. He could return to the UEFA Champions League Finals … Continue reading Raheem Sterling, Joe Hart Injury Updates

Barclays Premier League: Week 31 Day 2 Summary

Credit: independent.co.uk   Day 2 concludes Week 31 of Premier League action.There were four games today that caused changes in the table. Let’s see how they ended.   Newcastle 1–1 Sunderland Defoe (44′), Mitrovic (83′) Jermaine Defoe scored on a ball that wasn’t cleared well by Newcastle. He had some other chances earlier in the game but couldn’t get anything to go until then. Rob Elliot had a great game in goal … Continue reading Barclays Premier League: Week 31 Day 2 Summary

Tim Howard to move to MLS this summer

Photo Credit: realsport101.com   United States and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard is to become the newest member of the MLS’s Colorado Rapids. The 6’3″, 37 year old American has played in the BPL since 2003, and is playing in his home country next summer. Howard will leave his current club, Everton, at the end of the Premier League season and will be able to play for the Rapids … Continue reading Tim Howard to move to MLS this summer

Barclays Premier League: Week 31 Day 1 Summary

  Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Day 1 is over across the pond and there were six games today that were most all entertaining. Here’s how they panned out.   Everton 0–2 Arsenal Welbeck (7′), A. Iwobi (42′) Arsenal really showed what they’re made of today and Arsene Wenger showed why he should stay as Arsenals manager. Young Rashford-esque Alex Iwobi played very well after his … Continue reading Barclays Premier League: Week 31 Day 1 Summary

Barclays Premier League: Week 31 Match of the Week

Photo Credit: Link   Week 31 is upon us, and do we have some good match-ups this week! Southampton and Liverpool look take the sole possession of 7th place, Chelsea looks to converge from the bottom half of the table, and a relegation battle between Sunderland and Newcastle could push one team out of the RZ. However, none of these are my Match of the … Continue reading Barclays Premier League: Week 31 Match of the Week