NEW YORK -- An Argentinian businessman has pleaded not guilty in the FIFA soccer scandal.
Alejandro Burzaco had turned himself in to Italian authorities in June. U.S. prosecutors say he was involved in kickbacks and bribes worth tens of millions of dollars to obtain media rights for soccer tournaments.
Burzaco was granted release on bail with electronic monitoring following his federal court appearance Friday in Brooklyn.
At the time of his arrest, Burzaco was the chief executive of a sports and...
The 2014-15 Premier League season was full of individual breakout performances. Tottenham striker Harry Kane rose from relative obscurity in 2013-14 to ranking second in the league with 21 goals, while other players like former Burnley forward Danny Ings simply took the success that they enjoyed in the lower divisions and translated it to the Premier League level.
These breakout performances require a mix of skill and opportunity. Players must not only be talented enough to compete in one of the world's most competitive leagues, but also fortunate enough to be in a club situation where there are significant minutes available at his position. These circumstances allow for young players to make a lasting early impression on their club, and from there each player must focus on remaining consistent throughout the long, intense Prem season.
Here is look at 10 players who are likely to have breakout seasons in the 2015-16 Prem campaign. As a baseline, all 10 of these breakout players are either joining the Prem from a non-top five European league (i.e. the English Championship), or have appeared in fewer than half of their team's games in one of Europe's top five leagues through 2014-15.