Nick Alberstadt
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Premier League survival: does replacing the manager make the difference?

As the Premier League season winds down, the struggle for survival amongst the sides ramps-up. With stakes at a high, managers are shuffled around in a desperate move to affect results. Can a new manager give a crucial edge—one that will elbow another side out and make room at the top of the heap?

All five English clubs still alive in Champions League Round of 16

At least one English club will almost assuredly make the last eight of this year’s Champions League, but there is work to be done if all five are to continue the Premier League’s historic campaign.

Crucial month ahead in Barcelona’s quest for treble

Barcelona are having a successful season by the standard of most other world class clubs. But Barça’s standards are somewhat loftier than most. Will their treble dreams survive February?

Diego Costa returns to Atlético Madrid in typical fashion

After nearly three years away, Diego Costa returned to Atlético Madrid this month, picking up where left off, and grabbing all the headlines.

Will a Manchester City stumble come too late for chasers?

Pep Guardiola’s men have had a fast start, scored a lot of goals, and are breaking league records weekly. On the back of their historic start to the season, and with a growing knack for dramatic wins, how long before Manchester City is completely out of sight to PL competition?

Resurgent Valencia face toughest test yet against Barcelona

After two seasons of disappointing results, a new manager and rejuvenated players are fueling a resurgent Valencia this campaign. But Sunday’s home tie with Barcelona may take the measure of how far they have come.

Barcelona match overshadowed by turmoil on the streets

Despite extending their unbeaten run, Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Las Palmas will be remembered more for events off the field than o

Crystal Palace on pace for fewest points in Premier League history

After five matches without a win or a goal, Crystal Palace are now on pace for the fewest points in Premier League history.

Promoted clubs exemplify unpredictable Premier League

On an opening weekend full of incident, the Premier League’s promoted clubs provided some the highs and lows that make the league so hard to predict.