Brandon Boyer

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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.

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Real Madrid News: Jose Mourinho on His Way Out of Madrid, Falcao to Follow

Real Madrid News: Jose Mourinho on His Way Out of Madrid, Falcao to Follow

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, [...]

Tottenham News: Tom Huddlestone Looks to Move on from White Hart Lane

Tottenham News: Tom Huddlestone Looks to Move on from White Hart Lane

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 News: Arsenal to Appeal Giroud Red Card Received against Fulham

Arsenal News: Arsenal to Appeal Giroud Red Card Received against Fulham

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 [...]

BPL Race to the Champions League: Who Has the Toughest Finish to the Season?

BPL Race to the Champions League: Who Has the Toughest Finish to the Season?

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 Announces Ambitious Coverage Plan for English Premier League Starting Next Season

NBC Sports Announces Ambitious Coverage Plan for English Premier League Starting Next Season

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 [...]

Arsenal Youth Player Martin Angha Confirms Germany Transfer Over Twitter

Arsenal Youth Player Martin Angha Confirms Germany Transfer Over Twitter

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 [...]

Arsenal Leapfrog Chelsea and Tottenham with Last Minute Onslaught Against Norwich

Arsenal Leapfrog Chelsea and Tottenham with Last Minute Onslaught Against Norwich

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 [...]

PSG Transfer Talk: Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna Denies Link to Paris Saint-Germain

PSG Transfer Talk: Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna Denies Link to Paris Saint-Germain

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 [...]

By February 13, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Borussia Dortmund Transfers: Bundesliga Champions Battle to Keep a Hold of Lewandowski, Hummels and Others

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 [...]

By February 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
FC Barcelona News: David Villa Hospitalized with Kidney Stones

FC Barcelona News: David Villa Hospitalized with Kidney Stones

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 [...]

By February 13, 2013 8 Comments Read More →
Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Andre Santos to Brazilian Side Gremio

Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Andre Santos to Brazilian Side Gremio

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 [...]

By February 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Neymar Dilemma: Brazilian Star Imagines Potential Future with Bayern Munich

The Neymar Dilemma: Brazilian Star Imagines Potential Future with Bayern Munich

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 [...]

By February 8, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Arsenal Player Profile: Who is Nacho Monreal?

Arsenal Player Profile: Who is Nacho Monreal?

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 [...]

By February 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Transfer Deadline Day: U.S. International Brek Shea Signs for Stoke City

Transfer Deadline Day: U.S. International Brek Shea Signs for Stoke City

After a few weeks of back and forth speculation, Brek Shea has finally joined Stoke City after being granted a work permit, according to Sky Sports (via twitter). Brek Shea has been granted a work permit and will join Stoke City. #SkyDeadlineDay — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) January 31, 2013 The 23-year-old had a breakthrough [...]

By January 31, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Arsenal vs. Liverpool: Three Essentials to Victory for the Gunners

Arsenal vs. Liverpool: Three Essentials to Victory for the Gunners

  On Wednesday, seventh-placed Liverpool take a trip down to the Emirates for a mid-week encounter with sixth-placed Arsenal. Both sides, surprisingly, are coming off FA Cup matches with identical scorelines, but entirely different results. Liverpool were bounced out of the cup following a 3-2 loss to League One outfit Oldham Athletic. Arsenal, on the [...]

By January 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Arsenal vs Manchester City Reaction: Ten Man Gunners Escape Potential Beat Down From Champions

Arsenal vs Manchester City Reaction: Ten Man Gunners Escape Potential Beat Down From Champions

With Manchester United beating Liverpool earlier on in the day, Arsenal fell to their fifth loss of the season at the hands of Manchester City today, 2-0. The goalscorers on the day, James Milner and Edin Dzeko, helped Roberto Mancini’s side to it’s first win in North London since 1975. The pivotal moment of the [...]

By January 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →