English Premier League

Chelsea Man Waits on Dortmund to Come Calling

Chelsea Man Waits on Dortmund to Come Calling

Chelsea have been in talks with Bayer Leverkusen officials over the possible transfer of Andre Schurrle for a few weeks now. However, the talks have not progressed in recent weeks as Chelsea would have wanted. The German club have slapped a £25 million pricetag on the player, which has forced the Chelsea into offering one [...]


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 [...]


At 39, Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs Wins Yet Another Premier League Title

At 39, Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs Wins Yet Another Premier League Title

Manchester United clinched their record 20th Barclays Premier League crown on Monday evening courtesy of a thrilling first half hat-trick by none other than Robin van Persie.  After another excellent performance from the Dutchman, it would be almost unfair to compliment the play of Ryan Giggs who controlled the midfield and service into the box [...]


La Liga

Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid Eye Champions League Glory

Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid Eye Champions League Glory

According to BBC Sport, Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid have their sights set on lifting the Champions League trophy at the conclusion of the competition and indicated that “It is not the same winning the Champions League with any other club as it is with Real Madrid.” Winning the Champions League with Real Madrid would [...]


Arsenal News: Gunners Open Talks With Barcelona Man

Arsenal News: Gunners Open Talks With Barcelona Man

Barcelona were left shocked after the announcement from Victor Valdes, as he goes in search of a new challenge, that he will not be signing a new contract with the club. The 31-year-old Spanish international has been a first-team regular at the Camp Nou since the 2003-04 season. He may be an understudy to Real [...]


Barcelona v Bayern Munich Highlights: Germans Run Spaniards Out of Munich

Barcelona v Bayern Munich Highlights: Germans Run Spaniards Out of Munich

Bayern Munich hosted Barcelona on Tuesday evening in Munich, and the home side put on an absolute show for their fans. After a rather nervy start, Munich took the lead through Thomas Muller in the 25th minute. Mario Gomez doubled the home team’s lead after the break before Arjen Robben made it three. Muller then [...]


Google Hangouts

Live Serie A Hangout: Juventus v AC Milan

Live Serie A Hangout: Juventus v AC Milan

Join us tonight at 7:10pm EST as SWOL hosts another footy inspired hangout. We’ll be heading over to the Italian Serie A and the top of the table with a discussion around Juventus and AC Milan. Host Aaron West will be talking with Matteo Bonetti and Aaron Giambattista about the battle at the top and [...]


Barcelona v Bayern Munich Highlights: Germans Run Spaniards Out of Munich

Barcelona v Bayern Munich Highlights: Germans Run Spaniards Out of Munich

Bayern Munich hosted Barcelona on Tuesday evening in Munich, and the home side put on an absolute show for their fans. After a rather nervy start, Munich took the lead through Thomas Muller in the 25th minute. Mario Gomez doubled the home team’s lead after the break before Arjen Robben made it three. Muller then [...]


Bayern Munich v Barcelona: Live Video Halftime Analysis

Bayern Munich v Barcelona: Live Video Halftime Analysis

Danny Karbassiyoon, Alecko Eskandarian, and Kelly Gray discuss the first half of Barcelona v Bayern in the UEFA Champions Leauge semi-final first leg. Bayern led 1-0 at the half through a Muller goal as Barcelona looked to get going in Munich.


Emerging Talents

SWOL Exclusive: Ellie Jean Discusses Life with United States Under 17 National Team

SWOL Exclusive: Ellie Jean Discusses Life with United States Under 17 National Team

Over recent years, the United Men’s National Team has increasingly captivated the American audience with World Cup runs, coaching changes, and heart-felt victories as Landon Donovan lifted the squad into the next stages in South Africa in 2010.  Numerous young male talents are examined as a number of journalists try an predict their college and professional [...]


Arsenal Transfer News: Gedion Zelalem Set to Make Club Debut Monday

Arsenal Transfer News: Gedion Zelalem Set to Make Club Debut Monday

The Mirror is reporting that Arsenal youngster Gedion Zelalem could be set to make his club debut on Monday at Liverpool in the U21′s. Zelalem tweeted just last week that his international clearance came in but a more recent tweet Sunday morning made it clear that the German born 16 year old will be with [...]


Emerging Talents: Gedion Zelalem of Arsenal FC

Emerging Talents: Gedion Zelalem of Arsenal FC

Arsenal fans will be delighted to know that another bright talent is in the pipeline as Gedion Zelalem continues his development at the North London Club. Despite being born in Germany and starting off his youth career with Hertha Berlin, he moved to the United States shortly after and began playing for Washington, D.C. area [...]


Analysis

Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid Eye Champions League Glory

Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid Eye Champions League Glory

According to BBC Sport, Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid have their sights set on lifting the Champions League trophy at the conclusion of the competition and indicated that “It is not the same winning the Champions League with any other club as it is with Real Madrid.” Winning the Champions League with Real Madrid would [...]


Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid: Dortmund’s Keys to Victory

Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid: Dortmund’s Keys to Victory

As German giants Bayern Munich took one huge step towards the UEFA Champions League final by beating Barcelona 4-0, it is now Borussia Dortmund’s time to do the same. The German team will have a tough task against a well managed Real Madrid side. Dortmund will play the first leg at home in a place [...]


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 [...]


Cribs and Cars

SWOcial: Wayne Rooney designed custom motorcycle sells for $66,000 to raise money for KidsAid foundation

SWOcial: Wayne Rooney designed custom motorcycle sells for $66,000 to raise money for KidsAid foundation

Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney is known mostly for his footballing talents on the pitch for the current English Premier League leading Reds Devils. However, it appears that the skilled English international forward also has a few other hidden talents stored away from a rainy day. Earlier this week the player unveiled a custom designed [...]


Queens Park Rangers Djibril Cissé spotted out with BHS and TopShop Heiress Chloe Green

Queens Park Rangers Djibril Cissé spotted out with BHS and TopShop Heiress Chloe Green

Chloe Green, daughter of British tycoon Philip Green, seems to be into English Premier League footballers. Six months ago she was dating the Spurs striker Jermain Defoe, but now seems to have moved on to another baller. Chloe’s next EPL player of choice, Djibril Cissé, seems to be known as QPR’s bad boy. The two [...]


Wayne Rooney’s pregnant WAG launches her new Bedding Collection at Trafford Center

Wayne Rooney’s pregnant WAG launches her new Bedding Collection at Trafford Center

  Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney is expecting his second son in May. And even while he and his wife prepare for another child they seem to have plenty of time for themselves. Wayne Rooney is busy with football and Coleen Rooney is busy launching a new bedding line. Thursday Coleen Rooney unveiled her bedding collection [...]


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Manchester United Set Sights on Handful of New Signings

Manchester United Set Sights on Handful of New Signings

Manchester United were recently crowned as the Champions of England for the record 20th time in the history of English football. It may be an excuse for Sir Alex Ferguson to sit back and enjoy the success. The Scot, though, has proved over the years that it is not the way he operates. According to [...]


FA Reject Olivier Giroud Red Card Appeal

FA Reject Olivier Giroud Red Card Appeal

The FA today released a statement on the appeal Arsenal made for Olivier Giroud’s sending off at Fulham this weekend. Giroud appeared to have slipped before going into a challenge with Stanislav Manolev, but his challenge was just over the ball and caught the Fulham player’s ankle. The FA released this statement on the appeal: [...]


Robin Van Persie: We Want To Win More

Robin Van Persie: We Want To Win More

Robin Van Persie clinched his first Premier League title last night, but quickly declared that he won’t settle for just one trophy. The Dutch international has enjoyed a fantastic debut season in Manchester after his highly talked about transfer from Premier League rivals Arsenal, and capped off a title winning performance with a 33 minute [...]


Bayern vs Barcelona Predicted Lineups and Preview

Bayern vs Barcelona Predicted Lineups and Preview

There has been a lot of talk about an El Clasico in the final of the Champions League, but Barcelona have the small matter of getting past Bayern Munich in the semifinals. Real Madrid also have a difficult tie against Borussia Dortmund, but Barcelona would not have wanted Bayern in the semifinals. The German club [...]


Arsenal News: Laurent Koscielny Talks Injuries, Duels, and the Champions League

Arsenal News: Laurent Koscielny Talks Injuries, Duels, and the Champions League

Laurent Koscielny has played an interesting role in Arsenal’s season this year, having to fight for his place in a back line that features captain Thomas Vermaelen and German international Per Mertasacker. The French international has had to fight several little injuries and has done well to solidify his spot in an Arsenal team that [...]


Mario Goetze’s Move to Bayern Munich from Dortmund Confirmed

Mario Goetze’s Move to Bayern Munich from Dortmund Confirmed

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Goetze will be moving to archrivals Bayern Munich in the summer according to an official statement released by the club. The 20-year-old has been regarded as one of the best young midfielders in the world. He joined Dortmund as an eight-year-old, and Dortmund fans have celebrated him. Now, it remains to [...]


Barcelona v Bayern Munich: Key Battles To Watch In Champions League Semifinal Showdown

Barcelona v Bayern Munich: Key Battles To Watch In Champions League Semifinal Showdown

Barcelona will travel to Munich Tuesday to take on German giant Bayern Munich in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semifinal round and a much-anticipated matchup between two title favorites. For Barcelona, this marks the fifth consecutive season in which they have advanced to at least the semifinal round of the Champions League. [...]


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 [...]