The Premier League returns this weekend and it promises to be another thrilling campaign as five clubs plot title challenges.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The ex-Juventus boss has taken the country's top job with something to prove despite his success in Turin
The 21-year-old U.S. national team right back is set to join Tottenham after completing the 2014 MLS campaign.
Thomas Vermaelen is the eighth footballer to swap the red side of north London for Camp Nou since 2000. Here, Goal takes a look at how the other seven fared in Catalunya.
Another new era is dawning at White Hart Lane, this time under the stewardship of Mauricio Pochettino, with the Argentine expected to marry attractive football with results.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The 21-year-old American signed with Tottenham on Wednesday, completing a move that he did not think would happen so soon following a whirlwind year with Seattle and the USA.
The Red Devils are optimistic of sealing the World Cup stars for a combined price of around 60 million pounds and both look ideal, flexible options for the new manager's system.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The Dutchman's first appearance as United boss on home soil was greeted with enthusiasm by supporters, but even the renewed confidence cannot compensate for a patchy squad.
Carlo Ancelotti has picked the club captain to start in the UEFA Super Cup clash against Sevilla on Tuesday - and it could be make or break for the 33-year-old.
Manuel Pellegrini brought calm, as well as the Premier League title, back to the Etihad Stadium last season, but competing the Champions League still remains a major hurdle.
Monday, August 11, 2014
The center back scored two goals and anchored a shutout performance as RSL thrashed a strong D.C. United team.
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Cristiano's problems in 2013-14 saw him take time off and subsequently struggle at the World Cup. Ahead of the new season, his fragile fitness remains a concern.
Goal breaks down the top five World Cup standout players to watch as we approach the start of the English Premier League season.
The 36-year-old announced his retirement from international soccer Monday and must be applauded for his achievements and longevity in the game.
The Gunners impressed in a 3-0 victory over Manchester City on Sunday, but Arsene Wenger's side still needs a defensive midfielder and another center back.
There will be winners all around if Raul Jimenez's move to Atletico Madrid is closed in the coming days.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Landon Donovan's decision to retire at the end of the season will leave a void in the LA Galaxy, but also in Major League Soccer as a whole. Who will take his place?
The Colombia international is still being linked with Los Blancos. But is he worth the risk following the serious knee injury he suffered earlier this year?
The Gunners, who have splashed out on deals for the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the past year, are reaping the rewards of their manager's shrewd spending.