EPL Saturday Roundup


It’s a mixed weekend of games this weekend with both league games and FA Cup games. Starting in the league, Chelsea battled Tottenham Hotspur to an even 0-0 score at the half. However, they turned up the pressure at home in the second half with a couple of goals in the space of a few […]

Cover Them In Bubble Wrap?


With less than 100 days until the kick-off to the World Cup in Brazil, we think about whether players will try and protect themselves a little more than normal. At this point, any sort of medium-to-serious injury will knock a player out of the tournament. There are only a few players that are in contention […]

City throw United a European lifeline


Well Mancunians, time to kiss and make up as you both won today. As we double-checked the rules of the league cup we remembered that the runner up does not get the European league spot if the winner is already in. Instead, that spot goes to the 6th team in the league. So, Manchester City’s […]

Advantage Spain in UCL

Blog Post - Champions League (2.18.14)

The first legs of the Champions League are in the books and it’s advantage Spain over England, Italy, and Germany. With Arsenal, Manchester City, and Manchester United all losing, coupled with the sole Serie A team (AC Milan) losing, we take a look at the 3 victorious La Liga teams. The strongest performance of the […]

9-Horse Race for the Euro Titles


As we near the end of February, we take a look at the races in the 3 major European leagues are forming into the races that will paint the picture for the rest of the season. England. This is the most competitive race of the leagues as well as the most competitive race in England […]

Rooney Signs – >$3500 / minute played


Moyes found him and started him at Everton at aged 16. Since then he’s been the single most reliable fixture in the England lineup, as well as playing for years at Manchester United. The ongoing question this year has been, will Wayne Rooney be staying at Manchester United? Will be move down to London and […]

Late Goal Clinchers


The late goals just keep coming in the Champions League. In a tight game yesterday, Barcelona took a narrow 1-0 lead into the 90th minute away to a then 10-man Manchester City. It was deja vu today about 200 miles south in London when Bayern Munich came calling at the Emirates. After a close game […]

Champions League – Away advantage


The Champions League knockout rounds are underway and we at Draftsoccer saw a couple of away teams be patient and pounce on the chances when they popped up. In Manchester, a patient Barcelona team finally got their breakthrough in the second half when Lionel Messi put home a clear penalty after being fouled by Martin […]

Premier League – 2 horse race


Yeah, we at Draftsoccer can see the standings, and we can see that there are a number of teams close at the top of the Barclay’s Premier League. But we simply don’t think many of them have a realistic shot at the title. Only 2 do. Who are they? Chelsea and Manchester City. And that’s […]

Potential Collusion in Italy? Can’t be, surely!


The qualifying rounds of cup tournaments are always fun and can potentially have high and unusual scores. Well, this is no difference in the lower league tournaments. In Italy’s Coppa Sicilia one team is being investigated for a specific game that pushes the limits of “unusual score”. The team in question, SSD Bagheira, was already […]