Cazorla returns to field for first time in almost 2 years

With the World Cup over, the transfer season is now in full swing. Players have returned from Russia, some having improved their stock mightily. While the World Cup participants will likely receive an extended vacation from clubs to spend time with families and rest their bodies a bit, transfer season never rests. According to Italian publication Tuttosport, World Cup champion ...

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Can Brazil's midfield by helped by domestic-league fixes?

Had Brazil won the World Cup, then the team's homecoming and victory parade would be competing for attention with the prompt resumption of domestic football. There were cup games on Monday, little more than 24 hours after the final ball was kicked in Russia. And the league resumes on Wednesday, when the 13th round kicks off. The previous 12 were ...

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