Author Archive: Thomas Atzenhoffer
Thomas Atzenhoffer is the Managing Editor of SWOL leading the writing team and is the director of SWOL University, a one of a kind internship for college sports journalists passionate about the beautiful game.
He is a happily engaged freelance sports journalist in Greenville, SC and is also a regular contributor to multiple English Premier League sites and blogs.
His articles have been featured on CBSsports.com, BBC Sports, The Daily Mail and The Liverpool Word along with numerous EPL and soccer websites.
According to TalkSport on Wednesday may 15, 2013, reports claim that Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is looking to make a move for a former player of his from earlier in his career. Two years ago Villas-Boas was still at the helm of Portuguese side FC Porto where he lead the Dragons to a treble of [...]
According to TalkSport on May 15, 2013, despite having lost their boss David Moyes to Manchester United, Everton are already looking to make some additions this summer in anticipation of their next major transition. Reports claim that the Merseyside club are looking to make a move for FC Porto winger Christian Atsu. However, Everton could [...]
According to Talksport on May 15, 2013, Arsenal youngster Isaac Hayden is hoping that he can make a loan move to the English Championship next season in order to gain valuable experience. The young Gunner is looking at Chelsea’s 18-year-old Nathanial Chalobah as his inspiration for wanting a move next season according to quotes in [...]
Reports from ESPN and the Associated Press on May 15, 2013, have confirmed that Queens Park Rangers forward, Loic Remy, has been arrested by the London Metropolitan Police. Remy, who joined QPR this January for $12.9 million, is being held under suspicion of his involvement with two other men in a gang rape case that [...]
Reports from TalkSport on Wednesday May 15, 2013, have broken news that German Bundesliga side Schalke 04 are targeting Arsenal’s Francis Coquelin. The 22-year-old midfielder has had a rough time this season getting on the pitch for Arsene Wenger. Due to major competition for places in the Arsenal team, Coquelin has been kept to only [...]
Arsenal are fighting for their UEFA Champions League qualification next season. They will face Wigan Athletic this afternoon of May 14, 2013, and there are already rumors flying as to what and or whom manager Arsene Wenger will be approaching this summer to keep the club on the up and up. However, there is fear [...]
David Moyes knows that French international left back and current Manchester United defender Patrice Evra is not the long term solution for the club in that position. There is yet to really be a true successor to the Frenchman show his worth at the club. Fabio Da Silva was loaned out to Benfica this past [...]
Manchester United are reported to be looking at a shock transfer for former Arsenal star and current FC Barcelona midfielder, Cesc Fabregas. According to reports from the Independent on May 13, 2013, David Moyes is eying up Fabregas as a potential long term replacement for want away forward Wayne Rooney. With Rooney gone, Fabregas would [...]
Wayne Rooney has done his best to upset the already unsettled Manchester United applecart after having handed in a transfer request at the same time that 27-year manager Sir Alex Ferguson handed in his resignation and the club appointed David Moyes as his successor. The former Everton player is likely to have to wait for [...]
Manchester United have been linked with a move for Everton attacking midfielder Marouane Fellaini according to reports from Metro on May 13, 2013. The club have been in the press this week about potentially being on the dealing end of a Wayne Rooney exit and along with other targets, including Cesc Fabregas, Fellaini looks a [...]
Several days on from Manchester United’s appointment of David Moyes as the successor to Sir Alex Ferguson’s monumental 27-years at the club it is in fact a great thing to see have been done. While some will argue that the club needed to appoint someone such as Jose Mourinho because of the need for a [...]
AC Milan need to win this afternoon to ensure they wrap up third place in the Italian Serie A and qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League. Despite the club being rather lackluster around the mid-season mark, manager Massimiliano Allegri has pulled a miraculous turn around of the Milanese side. A youthful and inspired attack [...]
Paris Saint Germain can wrap up the French Ligue 1 title this afternoon with victory over Lyon with two games to spare. Currently on 74 points with a game in hand on Marseille, the Parisians have not ran away with the league but have certainly stamped their superiority on their anticipated crown. Lyon on the [...]
Swansea City come into this season with a new manager in Michael Laudrup, a new striker in Michu and new philosophy following the departure of Brendan Rodgers to Liverpool. However, it has worked out just fine for the Welsh club as they lifted the League Cup earlier in the campaign as their first major trophy [...]
AS Roma are on the verge of breaking into the final UEFA Europa League place for next season as they sit in joint sixth with rivals Lazio in the Italian Serie A only two points back from Udinese. The Wolves have had an up and down season, and despite high hopes at the start are [...]
Fulham have been on a backward skid in form having lost their last four matches. Liverpool on the other hand continue to prove they have bite without Luis Suarez having one and drawn their two matches since the Uruguayan’s suspension. Liverpool in all have not lost since their match against Southampton in late March, however [...]