Author Archive: Brandon Boyer
Brandon Boyer is a freelance journalist, who regularly contributes to Soccer Without Limits, as well as the Bleacher Report. He is currently chasing down a potential degree in journalism, with a focus on sports journalism and is currently starting his third year in college.
Brandon is a former Olympic Development Program player and played for high level, state soccer teams in the past. His pursuit of such high-level play was heavily influenced by European soccer powerhouse, Arsenal, after their 2003-04 "Invincibles'" year.
To read more from Brandon, follow him on Twitter, @bboyer30.
As the end of domestic seasons loom all around Europe, the summer transfer window and all of its wonderful rumors and tidbits of news swarm and pellet every surface of social media outlets. One of the freshest chunks of news links two heavyweights of Europe: Real Madrid and Arsenal. Spanish newspaper, Sport.es, broke the news [...]
On Sunday, Palermo fell 1-0 to Fiorentina in a crucial match for top-flight survival. The result means that the Rosanero will now be playing in Italy’s second-tier professional league next season. Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini, the man who bought the club in 2002 and helped bring them into the Serie A, has conceded that they will [...]
Lukasz Piszczek is being hunted down by London’s finest in order to replace Bacary Sagna this summer. The 27-year-old Poland international has been an integral part of Borussia Dortmund’ side this season. Jeremy Wilson of The Telegraph reports that Arsene Wenger has requested several reports on Piszczek in the past few months, indicating that there [...]
On Wednesday, during Borussia Dortmund’s clinic versus a bewildered Real Madrid side, news broke from Germany that Jose Mourinho has taken a step closer to the exit door, this time with a destination in mind: Chelsea. German newspaper Bild, the same newspaper that broke the news of Mario Goetze’s move to Bayern Munich on Monday, [...]
England international and 26-year-old Tottenham midfielder, Tom Huddlestone, may look to move on from North London following his lack of first team action in recent months. Over the span of the past two campaigns, Huddlestone has only managed six Premier League starts for his side, mostly due to injury issues. His struggles to break back [...]
Arsenal released an official statement on their website Monday morning, stating that they would be appealing the red card that Olivier Giroud received against Fulham late on in their fixture on Saturday. The statement, short and sweet as it is, goes as such: Arsenal Football Club have lodged an appeal to the Football Association for [...]
It’s crunch time in the Premier League. Arguably the most exciting part of the season is the final stretch of games leading up to Championship Sunday. This time last year, the majority of the league was leading into what would end up being one of the most exciting finishes to a season in recent memory. [...]
NBC Sports Group revealed its plans for coverage of the English Premier League today, as the network group is set to take charge of covering one of the world’s most popular league’s this summer. This torch will be passed on from Fox and ESPN, who have jointly covered the Premier League in recent years. Commentary [...]
The wheels of change never stop moving and in this day and age when social media is aflutter with rumors of “Big Name Player” going to “European Giant”, it’s always interesting to see transfers confirmed straight from the source. Martin Angha, a U19 international for Switzerland and Arsenal youth academy talent, announced through his official [...]
You certainly can’t discredit Arsenal’s flair for the dramatic, as the Gunners left it late in their game against Norwich to clinch the three points as the English Premier League season builds up to its dramatic conclusion. In the broader scope of the season, Arsenal have just left it late, as this push has let [...]
Bacary Sagna has been slid under the knit-picking microscope of Arsenal fans everywhere, after being continuously linked to the super-rich Ligue 1 juggernauts, Paris Saint-Germain. The 29-year-old Arsenal right back played for the French national side last week in a 2-1 loss to Germany, France’s first loss to Germany in over 26 years. He also [...]
Borussia Dortmund Transfers: Bundesliga Champions Battle to Keep a Hold of Lewandowski, Hummels and Others
Borussia Dortmund has been the target of many of the transfer rumors flying around within the last two years. Combined with their reluctance to let some of their star players such as Mario Gotze, Robert Lewandowski, and Mats Hummels go, Dortmund have one of the most sought after rosters in the whole of Europe. Robert [...]
On Monday, Barcelona forward and Spanish international, David Villa, was admitted to the hospital for a bout of renal colic, according to ESPNFC. Villa was a part of the squad that mauled Getafe 6-1 on Sunday, scoring the third goal of six as Barcelona scored with six different players. The match was also the first [...]
According to French newspaper L’Equipe, Andre Santos may be on his way out of Arsenal and back to his native Brazil to sign with Gremio. The Arsenal defender has faced his struggles while trying to break into the first team after subpar performances against Schalke, Brighton and Hove Albion, and against Liverpool, when coming on for [...]
The issue of Neymar’s future is a complicated one. The 21-year-old Brazilian is one of the most sought-after talents on the planet, linked to the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea, and Real Madrid for the past three years. Now, there’s a new competitor in the race for the signature of Neymar: Bayern Munich. Not a particularly [...]
As Transfer Deadline Day dawned, many Arsenal fans were nervous. Many checked their phones every five minutes, refreshing their Twitter and Facebook feeds in hoping that a new player would magically appear and fix everything for Arsenal. The reality is rarely that simple. However, Arsene Wenger did manage to bring in an unheralded player, as [...]