Yangel Herrera – Manchester City’s Diamond In The Rough

Manchester City made a surprise signing on transfer deadline day when they completed the signing of midfielder Yangel Clemente Herrera Ravelo from Atletico Venezuela. The 19-year-old defensive midfielder slipped under the radar of many and he was immediately sent out on loan to New York City. Herrera is currently starring for Venezuela in the South American Youth[…]

Why Ageing Superstars Can No Longer Consider The MLS As An Easy retirement Plan

It is hard to tell if attitudes towards soccer are changing or not. The game, obviously known more widely as football, has been the subject of ridicule and dismissal both in and out of America for a number of years. On the surface, it may look like that it hasn’t developed in any way at[…]

Soccer Manager 2016 v2.07 – Start of New Chinese Super League & MLS Seasons

We are happy to announce that version 2.07 is now available on Soccer Manager 2016 and its coincided with the start of the new seasons in both Major League Soccer and the Chinese Super League. The Chinese Super League made the footballing world stand up and take notice with their transfer activity this year. When their[…]

The Curse of Tulio and the History of the Red Bull Franchise

As the dominant talk in global football centres around whether Real Madrid and Manchester City can wrestle back their respective titles in 2016, across the Atlantic fans are pondering whether their team will ever lift a domestic title. Welcome to the world of Red Bull – New York, that is. The continually elusive Major League[…]


A banner unfolds in the Red Bull Arena as the 3rd New York derby gets underway. ‘City Retirement Home’ it reads with two caricatures adorning the fabric. One is Frank Lampard, the other is new recruit Andrea Pirlo who start for expansion team New York City FC. Whilst it produces a good chuckle, it’s easy[…]