• Real Madrid overcomes two-goal deficit to beat Villarreal and keep La Liga lead
    FC Yahoo

    Real Madrid overcomes two-goal deficit to beat Villarreal and keep La Liga lead

    Ronaldo and Real Madrid escaped with all three points. (Reuters) So far this La Liga season, Villarreal’s Yellow Submarine had tied Real Madrid away, beaten Atletico Madrid at home and tied Barcelona at home. In the sixth-place side’s first game against

  • Cesc Fabregas says experience helps him in fight for Chelsea starting berth
    The Telegraph

    Cesc Fabregas says experience helps him in fight for Chelsea starting berth

    Life looked rather good for Cesc Fabregas on Saturday. The Catalan carried out his instructions to the letter, ghosting into the box to score the opening goal, rattling the crossbar, constantly prompting his team-mates.

  • Quakes prepare for 2017 Campaign
    Center Line Soccer

    Quakes prepare for 2017 Campaign

    San Jose were bounced from postseason contention on the final day of the 2015 season, and hoped to carry their momentum forward with them into the next year. That of course did not happen, the team fell to ninth in the Western Conference and longtime general manager John Doyle was sacked from the club in August as a result. The Earthquakes opted for a European hire for Doyle’s replacement, Jesse Fioranelli, a member of the sporting direction unit at Italian side AS Roma, was hired by the club just last month. San Jose additionally made changes to its roster, removing from the roster many of the high-priced players who, over the years, failed to deliver on their contracts. A region he seemingly