Several other ACC teams would've provided a more exciting matchup.
Man City Square
In order to be successful in 2015-16, Manchester City will need improved contributions from numerous players who came up short in 2014-15 due to injury or form. Amongst those players is a 26-year-old Ivorian bought in last year's winter transfer window, Wilfried Bony. Bony's first few months with City were nothing to write home about.
Manchester City has not bought a world-class talent in the transfer window since Sergio Aguero in 2011. Since City bought their brilliant Argentinian striker in the summer of 2011, they have spent over 240 million pounds with a grand total of zero world-class players added to the squad.
Manchester City is once again linked with Isco. The Daily Mail and The Mirror both report that City is interested in the 23-year-old Real Madrid midfielder. These rumors picked up steam once Carlo Ancelotti was sacked from Real Madrid and replaced with Rafa Benitez.
Yesterday, Real Madrid sold Angel Di María to Manchester United for £59.7 million. The transfer itself points to what both teams see as their present and future. On the Real Madrid side, it marks the beginning of the James Rodríguez era, and is perhaps a mistake.
The Bear Press
Today, Hammond's very own psychology and government teacher, Ms. Jody Zepp was presented with the prestigious Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award asTeacher of the Year for Howard County. The presentation of the award took place in Hammond's choir room with Principal Leonard, Superintendent Foose, and numerous other representatives from HCPSS present.
Every Day is Zlatan Day
On Sunday at Carrow Road, Xherdan Shaqiri made his Stoke debut in a 1-1 draw against Norwich. Shaqiri provided an assist on a free kick, completed 34 passes and looked solid on his debut. However, what he did on his debut is ultimately irrelevant. What is relevant is that Stoke City had a 23-year-old who has...
Brazil, the most decorated football nation on Earth, have not won the World Cup or Copa América in eight years. In fact, in those eight years, they haven't even made the final of either tournament. Yesterday's shootout loss to Paraguay confirmed their exit from the 2015 Copa América, and these whispers have turned into very...
(Over the next month or so, we're going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We'll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read us in the first place. We hope you enjoy the product nonetheless) Where do you...