Manchester United Sacks Sad Sack David Moyes After Disastrous Campaign

It's official! Sad David Moyes has been fired by sad Manchester United, just one year into a six-year contract. While Moyes had avoided the ax a couple times this season, the sacking isn't at all surprising given a nightmarish campaign that has resulted in United's worst ever Premier League season and widespread glee… » 4/22/14 11:09am Yesterday 11:09am

Typical José: Chelsea's Champions League Win Was Right On Schedule

José Mourinho's teams are some goddamn cockroaches, man. Just when you think you've got them squashed, their viscous innards seeping from their corrugated underbelly—as PSG could've justifiably believed, leading Chelsea 3-1 after the first leg of their Champions League tie—they somehow keep right on crawling and end up… » 4/09/14 2:03pm 4/09/14 2:03pm

Here's Everton's Ross Barkley Dribbling 75 Yards And Scoring A Goal

So, Everton are playing Newcastle today, and midway through the first half, the Magpies took a corner kick that was cleared to Everton's young midfielder Ross Barkley. Then Barkley dribbled all the way down the right by himself, cut left inside the box through Newcastle defenders, and roofed a shot past the keeper. » 3/25/14 5:35pm 3/25/14 5:35pm

Ref Sends Off Wrong Man In Chelsea-Arsenal Match

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared to use his hand to deflect a shot that was, at the very least, near the goal today in Stamford Bridge. Eden Hazard one-timed a feed from Fernando Torres to the far side of the goal and Oxlade-Chamberlain must have just brain-farted because he dove and tried to stop it with… » 3/22/14 10:01am 3/22/14 10:01am

How The Transfer Window Makes Us Joyless Football Manager Drones

If you're still irrationally hoping, praying that one or two of those impossibly tantalizing rumors—David Luiz to Barça? Cavani to Chelsea?—comes true to legitimize the hours you spent throughout the month mashing the refresh button on The Daily Mail's transfer gossip page just as soon as you had fully comprehended the… » 2/03/14 5:57pm 2/03/14 5:57pm

Juan Mata Is Signed. What Will Manchester United Do With Him?

We knew something had to give at Manchester United, what with the team's huge mounds of money begging to fill the huge holes in the squad, but it's still a bit of a surprise that the deal in hand is for Chelsea's Juan Mata, bought for a reported £37M. A bona fide world-class number 10 is a nice addition for a struggling … » 1/28/14 11:13am 1/28/14 11:13am

What's Wrong With Manchester United, And How To Fix It

Yesterday, defending Premier League champions Manchester United faced the league's last place team, Sunderland, in the first leg of the League Cup semifinal. After losing the first two matches of 2014 (at home to Tottenham and to Swansea), United were fighting to not lose three straight for the first time since 2001.… » 1/08/14 5:08pm 1/08/14 5:08pm

Alvaro Negredo's Goal Won Man City The Biggest Game Of The Season

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Whenever you have, coming into today's games, six teams within six points of the league leaders, nearly every week will bring a matchup that seems like the Game of the Season. But while many of those earlier competitions ended up being cagey affairs with both sides playing to avoid defeat, today's Manchester City vs.… » 12/26/13 4:55pm 12/26/13 4:55pm

Tim Howard Gets Red Card To End Everton's 2013 Unbeaten Home Record

Everton only needed to win or draw each of their last two matches at Goodison Park this year to go all of 2013 unbeaten at home. Their match against Southampton on Sunday was always going to be difficult to navigate, but today the Blues, in fourth place, hosted last-place Sunderland in what was expected to be a gimme.… » 12/26/13 2:07pm 12/26/13 2:07pm

André Villas-Boas Out At Tottenham After Humiliating Loss

Well, that was fast. Today, Tottenham Hotspur have announced that André Villas-Boas and the club have mutually agreed to terminate his contract on the heels of a 5-0 home routing at the hands of Liverpool. This is his second mid-season sacking in three seasons, and we wouldn't be surprised if he never wanted to step… » 12/16/13 12:38pm 12/16/13 12:38pm