Author Archives: Richard Benites

Raul Sanllehi, the Man Behind Arsenal’s Record-Breaking Transfer Window

Richard Benites \ Aug 14th, 2019 

As of Thursday, August 8th, at 17:00 BST, the Premier League’s summer transfer window had officially come to an end. Many fans are buzzing from their clubs’ ambitious acquisitions, while others were left looking on in envy because their team was dealt a transfer ban or seemingly lacked funding. Continue reading

Advertisements

Bundesliga 2018-19: Season Recap

Richard Benites| May 29th, 2019

With the DFB-Pokal Cup, Germany’s domestic football tournament, now wrapped up we’re all left with a familiar sight: FC Bayern Munich hoisting the trophy in celebration. The conclusion of this postseason competition also signals the official commencement of the German offseason, as transfer window rumors and signings begin to make the headlines.

Continue reading

Europa League Final: Previewing Positional Advantages Heading into the Cup Tie

Richard Benites| May 18th, 2019

First organized by UEFA back in 1971, the Europa League is a club competition for European teams based off performance in their respective leagues. Although the tournament occurs simultaneously with the Champions League, many of Europe’s top flight clubs participate regardless.

Continue reading

LA-LA Land: Analyzing the Recent Success of the 2 Current Best MLS Clubs

Richard Benites| May 6th, 2019

No, it’s not because we’re neighbors with Brad Pitt and Denzel Washington since Hollywood is a hop, skip, and a jump away. Nor is it because we’re all aggressive drivers, stuck in the most congested city in the world. But there just might be something in the water, of our stereotypical sun-kissed beaches, that’s causing the most recent success of both of Los Angeles’ premier soccer clubs. Continue reading

2018 Fantasy Football Season: Hall of Fame

Richard Benites | January 5th, 2019

The NFL Playoffs are underway, which unfortunately means that the traditional fantasy football season has now concluded. Whether your season didn’t end as planned or you’ve recently earned the bragging rights as league champion, there’s a good chance that successful owners had the following players on their fantasy roster. Both underrated surprises and the most productive of the bunch, here’s our picks for the 2018 Fantasy Football Season: Hall of Fame.

Continue reading

Stock Up, Stock Down: Week 10 Waiver Wire

Richard Benites | November 8th, 2018

Week 10 of the 2018 NFL campaign is already here, and like most others, you’re probably shocked at how quickly the football season has gone by this year. However, if you think that’s quick, here’s a reminder that the fantasy football season is nearing an end.

Continue reading

NFL Recap: All the Last Minute Action From Trade Deadline Day

Richard Benites | October 31st, 2018

As of 4 PM ET, the NFL’s trade deadline day has finally come and gone. Did your team trade for that star player you wanted, or maybe they let go of that player whose jersey you own? Whatever the case may be, we here at The Scorecrow will give you all the news and notes you need from around the league.

Continue reading