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  1. Outpossessing Galaxy wasn't enough

    Brian O'Connell

    Every club that reaches an MLS Cup final believes it will lift the trophy at the end of it. No matter the odds or obstacles, setting foot on the field with the ultimate prize at stake is enough to make any squad confident. But the stark reality is...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. Soccer - Keys to the Seattle Sounders' MLS treble bid

    Adrian Melville

    What will it take for the Sounders to pull off a first-ever MLS treble? And what are their odds of doing so? Adrian Melville breaks down the keys to Seattle winning the Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup following its recent U.S. Open Cup title.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  3. Tovar: Mexico can reach quarterfinal

    Rene Tovar/ Mexico


    Blog | June 24, 2014
  4. Champions League!

    Lauren Vassallo

    Here is our crew watching the game, gearing up for the show! Big game today between Bayern and Real Madrid! One of our trusty researchers Paul Carr projected the SPI odds for the remaining teams. Who do you have winning today? Who do you have winn...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  5. Neil Adams is used to proving people wrong with Norwich City

    Paddy Davitt

    Norwich City's new manager Neil Adams has form for upsetting the odds as he strives to pull the Canaries out of their Premier League tailspin. Adams' appointment as Chris Hughton's successor for the final five games has hardly received universal b...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  6. Stay of execution in SW6

    Phil Mison

    In this turbulent season, the travelling Fulham supporters saluted three priceless points at Aston Villa last weekend -- a result that may yet save the club's Premier League status. The odds on the Cottagers avoiding relegation are long but they rema...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  7. Chelsea seek to overturn PSG deficit with unity, experience

    Mark Worrall

    Chelsea will try to make up a two-goal Champions League quarterfinal deficit at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night against a Paris Saint-Germain side that will be well aware of the Blues' capabilities of triumphing against the odds in Europe's elite cl...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  8. Arsenal's hopes over, according to SPI

    John Carr

    A lopsided loss to Everton and an away win over West Ham for Liverpool have officially eliminated Arsenal from Premier League title contention, according to SPI. The odds of Liverpool winning the league increased slightly and Sunday's result gave...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  9. Red Devils earn surprising draw with heavily favoured Bayern Muni...

    Musa Okwonga

    Manchester United defied the odds in their Champions League quarterfinal tie against Bayern, earning a valiant 1-1 draw against the competition's trophy holders. David Moyes' starting lineup contained elements that might have worried all but the ...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  10. Fortress Old Trafford is still Villa's biggest challenge

    Kevin Hughes

    Fortress Old Trafford isn't quite so impenetrable these days but the odds are against Villa becoming the team to inflict a seventh home defeat this season on an out-of-sorts Manchester United. Why? Because history says as much -- United have long...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  11. Pep's progress continues with a Bundesliga title

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Here's the thing. Odds are, every coach, motivational speaker, teacher or spiritual guide you've ever encountered has told you some variation of the same concept at some point. "You learn more from setbacks than from success." "When you get k...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  12. Defence the name of the game as odds improve on Chelsea winning t...

    Mark Worrall

    As the most intriguing Premier League title race in recent years enters its final phase, Chelsea have emerged as the front-runner to register what would be their fifth topflight triumph and third with manager Jose Mourinho at the Stamford Bridge helm...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  13. Near and far, win or lose, Sunderland supporters can share cup gl...

    Colin Randall

    In 1973, as every schoolboy and these days a good many schoolgirls ought to know, Sunderland defied great odds to win the FA Cup as a club from a division one below the top flight, confronting then-mighty Leeds United. It is remembered throughout...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  14. Tiny, hard-working Augsburg defying the odds

    Raphael Honigstein

    We've all heard of the "Second Season Syndrome" (SSS) cliche: the idea being that a newly-promoted team who have magically managed to stay up in their first season in the top flight will almost inevitably go down the following season. (The term also...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  15. Light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland?

    Iain Macintosh

    Whisper it, keep it between yourselves, but something strange is happening in the North East of England. Against all odds and expectations, Sunderland, the club that so many people consigned to relegation back in October, are rising like a phoenix fr...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  16. Are the odds against Sam Allardyce?

    Peter Thorne

    "Damned if I do, damned if I don't," said Sam Allardyce before the weekend's horrific 5-0 drubbing at the hands of Championship side Nottingham Forest. He was referring to his decision to send out a team sprinkled with youth players and first-tea...

    Blog | January 06, 2014