Oh You Beauty!: Top 10 Goals From this Weekend

1. Wayne Routledge vs. West Brom Routledge Goal What a hit, son. What a hit. ‘Nuff said.   2. Diego Costa vs. Everton, 89th min Costa Goal 89th Min It wasn’t just the backheel pass from John Obi Mikel that lands this goal so high, although it helps. It was Costa’s stuttered stepover that put […]


Five Things We Learned This Weekend – Week 3

This weekend was a wild ride, to say the least. We had a massive upset (City losing to Stoke), and two blowouts (Chelsea over Everton and Liverpool over Spurs). Every week, we see a little more of the season unfold. So, what have we learned this weekend? Well: 1. Di Maria isn’t the magic wand that […]


10 Most Overrated Transfers

Now that the transfer window is closed it is time to look at some of the most overrated/ worse signings of the summer. 1. Angel Di Maria – Real Madrid to Manchester United – Is this the player Manchester United needed to change their fortunes around? Probably not as United’s faults are not in scoring but […]


Winners and Losers of the EPL Transfer Window

Well the Transfer Window is closed and it’s now time to reflect. Some teams improved and some didn’t. Let’s take a look at some of the winners and losers of the summer. (Teams listed in alphabetical order) WINNERS Chelsea Players In-Diego Costa, Didier Drogba, Cesc Fabregas, Felipe Luis and Loic Remy Players Out-David Luiz, Samuel […]


Weekend Soccer Roundup – 8/31/14

Throughout the season, we at 32 Flags will be giving you a complete recap of the action at the end of the weekend in our Weekend Soccer Roundup.  Not only will we run down the biggest winners and losers, but the highlights and most talked about moments of the weekend. 1) Biggest Winner – Liverpool […]


Preview: Spurs vs. Liverpool – Can the reds bounce back?

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool – White Hart Lane – Sunday 8:30 AM et on NBCSN Possible Lineups Spurs- Lloris, Rose, Kaboul, Vertonghen, Dier, Lamela, Chadli, Erickson, Dembele, Soldado, Adebayor Liverpool- Mignolet, Sakho, Lovren, Toure, Manquillo, Gerrard, Henderson, Allen, Markovic, Sturridge, Sterling This game should be a cracker. Spurs are playing at home coming off a […]


Classic Thursdays – Everton vs. Chelsea From 12/17/2006

Every Thursday, we at 32 Flags will walk down memory lane to remember a classic game from the past. Typically the game being recapped will consist of a matchup that takes place during the upcoming week but sometimes we will go off the script and talk about another great game. Today, we will recap Everton […]

MLS: Friendly-Arsenal at New York Red Bulls

5 teams from playoff round that can do most damage in Champions League proper

If you weren’t paying attention to the final round of the Champions League playoffs, you missed some exciting and intriguing action. Teams that were expected to go through didn’t, others showcased pure class and big names struggled to stave off pesky opponents.  But, for the ten teams that advanced through the playoff rounds the only […]


32 Flags European Power Rankings

Every week, the staff at 32 Flags will each rank their top 15 European teams of the week. Each staffers list is compiled and tabulated and results in a final top 10 that make up our Power Rankings. #1) Real Madrid – Spain Phil: 1st, Marc: 1st, Andy: 1st, Jeff: 1st Last Week Power Ranking […]


Parents And Players File Concussion Lawsuit Against FIFA

Today, soccer joined the fight for more concussion awareness in sports. In California, a group consisting of parents and players filed a lawsuit against FIFA. The lawsuit deals with the handling of concussions in regards to FIFA’s Laws of the Game. Even though FIFA is based in Switzerland, the lawsuit is going to take place […]


Five Things We Learned This Past Weekend

This past weekend meant that we learned just a little bit more about the teams we follow every week. Here are some observations from the weakend. 1) Transfer Deadline day should be a cracker This week has started off with a couple of big names changing teams. Mario Balotelli to Liverpool and Angel Di Maria […]


Oh You Beauty!: Top 10 Goals of the Weekend

Every week at 32 Flags, we count down the top 10 goals of the weekend. Well, it’s the top 10 goals in which we could find video for. #1) 48 Passes This was the ultimate team goal. Tottenham held possession for over two minutes and comfortably kept the ball. They weren’t in any danger of […]


REVIEW: Liverpool vs. Manchester City: City Shows Their Class

The game started fast with City coming out the gates like a thoroughbred. Liverpool withstood the early pressure from City and started to grab a hold of the game. Their defensive work rate in the midfield allowed them to start to dictate the pace of the game. Liverpool managed to create a couple of chances […]


Manchester City vs Liverpool Preview

When: Monday August 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST) Where: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, UK Where to Watch: NBCSN, NBCSN Live Extra Referee: Michael Oliver Manchester City: Manager: Manuel Pellegrini Position Last Season: Champions (1st) Expected Lineup: Hart Kolarov Demichelis Kompany Clichy Fernando          Toure Nasri               […]