Skip to content

Richard Farley

  1. Key figures played predictable roles in Arsenal-Chelsea stalemate

    Dec 24, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT

    mesut_ozil_fernando_torres

    Ozil’s big game questions, Terry’s remaining virtues, and Wenger with no answers for a packed in opponent.

  2. A workable solution: What Tottenham’s choice of Sherwood implies about Villas-Boas’s shortcomings

    Dec 24, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT

    Can Sherwood use his many years of experience as Blackburn and Spurs captain to lead Tottenham to glory?

    The one thing Sherwood has over Villas-Boas and the former boss’s potential replacements may hint at what AVB lacked with Spurs.

  3. José Mourinho’s ‘like to cry’ gibe strikes a patronizing, xenophobic note

    Dec 24, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT

    Chelsea Training Session and Press Conference

    “But this is English football. Foreign players are bringing lots of good things … But I prefer English blood in football.”

  4. Italy at the break: Five lessons from the first 17 rounds of Serie A

    Dec 23, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

    francesco_totti

    With Italy reaching its winter break, here are five (of many) things we learned from the season’s first 17 rounds.

  5. Cruz Azul dips into MLS, signs Baca, Farfan, Villarreal

    Dec 22, 2013, 9:50 PM EDT

    BcCO3IWCAAAEyjy

    Cruz Azul announced the signings. Major League Soccer hasn’t acknowledged them. How did three MLS players wind up in Mexico?

  6. Spain: Diego Costa’s double and the $52 million that could decide La Liga

    Dec 22, 2013, 8:47 PM EDT

    diego_costa

    Races for the league title and pichichi could end if Diego Costa decides to cash in on his newfound dominance.

  7. Joe Hart to keep his place for Manchester City against Liverpool

    Dec 22, 2013, 7:47 PM EDT

    Manchester City v FC Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League

    Pellegrini will give Joe Hart his second straight Premier League start on Thursday against Liverpool.

  8. Brendan Rodgers: “The title is Manchester City’s to lose”

    Dec 22, 2013, 6:46 PM EDT

    Swansea City v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Premier League

    Liverpool lead Manchester City by one point, but the Reds’ manager is under no illusion as to which team is the title favorite.

  9. Tim Sherwood ready to press Daniel Levy about Tottenham’s full-time manager position

    Dec 22, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT

    Sherwood

    He just won his first game. Now, he wants answers. What’s Sherwood’s managerial future at White Hart Lane?

  10. Quick Six: Top stories from the Premier League weekend

    Dec 22, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT

    emmanuel_adebayor

    Tottenham’s back in the win column, Liverpool’s in first, and Tan’s directing a soap opera in Wales.

  11. Michel Vorm to undergo knee surgery, timeline for return still unknown

    Dec 19, 2013, 11:05 PM EDT

    michel_vorm

    They couldn’t wait until January. Swansea’s goalkeeper had to go under the knife as soon as possible.

  12. Vanishing spray to be used at 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Dec 19, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

    spray

    Simple, cheap, and already in wide use. Giving the okay to vanishing spray was an obvious choice.

  13. NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe picks up Sports Illustrated media award

    Dec 19, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT

    Arlo and studio host Rebecca Lowe will lead the coverage.

    SI.com tabs the NBC studio host as this year’s best newcomer.

  14. Stadium collapse in India leaves more than 100 people injured

    Dec 19, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT

    Screen Shot 2013-12-19 at 4.30.06 PM

    Six serious injuries but no casualties resulted tonight’s near-miss in Bekal.

  15. Hamm, Wambach, Morgan lead U.S. Soccer’s all-time women’s best XI (but no Solo, Milbrett)

    Dec 19, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT

    mia_hamm

    U.S. Soccer’s 56-member panel as selected the program’s Best XI to celebrate the federation’s centennial.

  16. Report: Cardiff City owner tells manager to quit or be fired

    Dec 19, 2013, 4:49 PM EDT

    FBL-ENG-PR-FULHAM-CARDIFF

    Bluebird ownership is pushing the Scottish boss out the door, with a Monday email leaving Mackay’s departure practically inevitable.

  17. Real Salt Lake opts for continuity by promoting Jeff Cassar

    Dec 19, 2013, 3:34 PM EDT

    jeff_cassar

    The Western Conference champs kept it in-house, ensuring the team’s core philosophies will be in place come 2014.

  18. Focus on formation, selection define search for Chelsea’s problems

    Dec 18, 2013, 11:39 PM EDT

    FBL-ENG-PR-TOTTENHAM-CHELSEA

    Chelsea has a problem. They must. The solution, however, is harder to find.

  19. Jack Wilshere accepts misconduct charge; Arsenal will try to get ban reduced

    Dec 18, 2013, 9:56 PM EDT

    jack_wilshere

    Two games or one? Arsenal’s going to make the case for the lighter punishment, according to Wednesday’s reports.

  20. Abby Wambach’s 2011 goal against Brazil voted best moment in U.S. Soccer history

    Dec 18, 2013, 8:51 PM EDT

    abby_wambach

    Donovan’s goal may have been the favorite, but Wambach’s goal won U.S. Soccer’s tournament.

  21. League Cup draw: Manchester rivals stay on course to meet in final

    Dec 18, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT

    wayne_rooney_vincent_kompany

    City, United are on opposite sides of the bracket for January’s semifinals.

  22. Young’s blast, Evra’s insurance see Manchester United into League Cup semifinals

    Dec 18, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

    ashley_young

    A rocket from Ashley Young broke a second half stalemate and moved the Red Devils into the League Cup’s last four.

  23. Late Jarvis, Maiga goals see West Ham past Tottenham, into League Cup semifinals

    Dec 18, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT

    james_collins_emmanuel_adebayor

    Tim Sherwood’s debut as caretaker for Spurs ends in disappointment as West Ham come back at White Hate Lane.

  24. Raja Casablanca upset of Atlético Mineiro gives Moroccans surprise spot in World Club Cup final

    Dec 18, 2013, 4:35 PM EDT

    raja_casablanca

    A late penalty kick sends the host nation’s representatives on to face Bayern Munich.

  25. Glenn Hoddle reportedly ready to take over Spurs, if he has the chance

    Dec 17, 2013, 7:43 PM EDT

    glenn_hoddle

    There are retreads, and then there are retreads who scored over 100 goals for your club. Can Hoddle be Spurs’ Dalglish?