Tales from the Top Flight

How PSG Overran Barcelona – Latest From the Touchline Column on @ByFarBlog

Emery’s line-up was a bit of a gamble in a few senses. Marco Verratti was just coming back from a calf injury, but he held up long enough to be a vital distributor for the goal scorers. His tandem partner Adrien Rabiot was the man-of-the-match, playing a stifling defense to protect a good but shuffled… Continue reading How PSG Overran Barcelona – Latest From the Touchline Column on @ByFarBlog

Tales from the Top Flight

Can Juventus’ Allegri Replace Arsenal’s Wenger? – Arsenal Insider

This is the problem, however. If Arsenal hired Allegri, they’d replace a manager known for his intellect and player-friendly style with a similar style of manager. The biggest difference is Allegri can adjust his tactics and style to react to situations but this would not be the drastically different style that Arsenal need. The players… Continue reading Can Juventus’ Allegri Replace Arsenal’s Wenger? – Arsenal Insider

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Antonio Conte is Key to Chelsea’s Resurgence – WST

This offseason was one of the most important Chelsea has faced in years. After the failure of the Jose Mourinho return, the fall from top four contention in the Premier League, and an exit from the Round 16 in the Champions League, the club was lacking a vision. With a mix of players whose age… Continue reading Antonio Conte is Key to Chelsea’s Resurgence – WST

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March Madness Shows Soccer Super Clubs the Importance of Underdogs – WST

A League One side knocking off a Premier League side in the FA Cup is almost always fun to witness. And in tournaments, where there is one or two chances to do it instead of an entire season, the payoff is much better for the fans. This is why the recent rumors about a European… Continue reading March Madness Shows Soccer Super Clubs the Importance of Underdogs – WST