The World Cup draw is set to be released on Friday and there is plenty of anticipation around the world, especially in Brazil, where they are hoping the host nation will get an easy road to the finals.
The Barclays English Premier League table has a number of skilled teams at the top part of the standings and it's Arsenal leading the league over Chelsea and Manchester City as the EPL schedule hits Wednesday and all three clubs will be in action, with the Gunners taking on Hull City at Emirates Stadium.
UThe UEFA Champions League schedule has been off for a bit, but they will pick things up next week on Tuesday with a number of big games and teams in groups A through D will be playing, including clubs like Real Madrid, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Real Sociedad, while Chelsea and Barcelona will play Wednesday
The English Premier League schedule came on Wednesday with a number of exciting matchups and when it was all said and done, Arsenal remained at the top of the EPL table after their win over Hull City, while clubs like Aston Villa, Liverpool, Everton and Chelsea all scored victories as well in the Barclays league.
The World Cup Draw is a big event in the soccer world and on Friday the official draw for the 2014 event in Brazil will be announced and ahead of that, the governing body released the Pots for the draw on Tuesday, with teams like Costa Rica, Argentina, Spain, England, France, United States and Portugal waiting for their group assignments.
There has been some star power missing recently from two of the top clubs in the world, as Real Madrid and Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been out with injuries, but as time passes, one is ready to return and the other is getting close.
The World Cup draw is set to come out on Friday of this week and on December 6 the teams will find out where they are in the draw and there is plenty of intrigue for the event in Brazil and teams like England, Spain, Portugal and the US will be wondering where they are placed.
The UEFA Champions League table is starting to take shape heading into December and this week there are a number of big games coming up and group leaders like Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Bayern Munich will be looking to continue to hold onto their leads and that will make this week's matchups very tough and entertaining to watch.
The English Premier League schedule was back on Sunday and the table took shape after a number of games and exciting matches, including Manchester United pulling a draw with Tottenham after Wayne Rooney scored two goals in the game, including one on a penalty kick, while Liverpool was upset by Hull City and both Chelsea and Manchester City pulled off wins with three goals.
The Champions League round of 16 is already starting to get some teams through and Manchester United is now one of those clubs after winning over Bayer Leverkusen and Wayne Rooney was one of the biggest reasons why the team advanced, as he helped set up three of the five goals on the day and Juventus also was victorious on Wednesday.
The Champions League schedule this week saw teams clinch spots in the next knockout round of 16 and teams did it in a number of different ways, as Real Madrid moved on after their win at home at the Bernabeu over Galatasaray, while Chelsea made it through to the elimination stage despite losing when Schalke pulled a draw and now the Blues are through and those two teams will be getting ready in their next games for the next stage.
The UEFA Champions League schedule had a big slate of games last week and after the results all settled, a number of teams moved up and down the table in their groups and with wins, Manchester United, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain all reaching the final 16 and while Arsenal also had a victory, the team did not yet secure their spot.Read full story
Dimitar Berbatov has been playing well for Fulham in the English Premier League, but with the club struggling in the EPL this season on the league table, his agent said this week that there was a chance he would try and move during the January transfer window. Read full story
The Premier League schedule picks up this weekend on Saturday and Sunday with a number of top teams in EPL action and some names include Arsenal, Everton, Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool and Aston Villa as well as Newcastle United and the first match on Sunday will have the Spurs taking on Man U at White Hart Lane. Read full story