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  • Friday, February 12

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Mutu’s Multi-Million Dollar Question

  Sacked former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu is on the verge of bankruptcy and retirement from football after the well-documented verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The disgraced darling of Romanian football, currently plying his trade at Serie A club Fiorentina, has been ordered to pay $23.7 million […]

Mr Wenger’s One-man Fight Against Anti-Football

I found myself pondering Arsene Wenger’s accusations of Sir Alex and United employing “Anti-Football”. I’ve always been bemused by that term. Here are my (somewhat wandering) thoughts on the matter. What is this “Anti-Football”? Is it the opposite of the legendary Dutch concept of Total Football? Can we establish a […]

Questions Please For The Guardian’s Barney Ronay

Barney Ronay will be a future guest on the EPL Talk Podcast. Best known to readers as a writer for The Guardian as well as a regular guest on The Guardian’s Football Weekly Podcast, Ronay has written a new book entitled “The Manager.” The book takes the reader beyond the well-worn […]

MLS TV Ratings Are Doomed Because Of Euro Football

TV ratings for Major League Soccer in the United States are doomed. Why? Because most soccer fans such as ourselves have been programmed to watch European football. Let me explain. On a typical weekend or weekday, European football matches kick off in the morning or mid-afternoon. So, with our DVRs […]

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Sun will shine for Liverpool youngsters, says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp predicted brighter days ahead for his Liverpool youngsters after they fell to an Angelo Ogbonna buzzer beater against West Ham United in their FA Cup fourth-round replay on Tuesday. A team featuring two players aged 20, a 21-year-old, two 22-year-olds and 18-year-old midfielder Pedro Chirivella stood toe-to-toe with […]

Leaked documents confirm Gareth Bale’s transfer fee eclipsed Cristiano Ronaldo’s

Welsh star Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid in 2013 for a world record fee in excess of 100 million euros ($109 million, £77 million), a leaked report reveals. Whistleblowing website Football Leaks posted a copy of the agreement between Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur online on Wednesday. The deal allowed Madrid […]

PSG’s dominance is hurting Ligue 1

Soccer dynasties aren’t uncommon in France. Since the French league turned professional in 1932 Saint-Étienne, Marseille, Olympique Lyonnais and most recently Paris Saint-Germain have had the honor of ruling the roost for a significant period of time. Saint-Étienne were the first club to stamp their authority, winning the league four […]

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Univision Deportes acquires US Spanish-language rights to UEFA competitions

While Euro 2016 will be on ESPN this summer for English-language viewers, Univision Deportes has acquired the Spanish-language rights to the tournament, as well as other UEFA properties. Univision Deportes has acquired the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language broadcast rights to all UEFA national team competitions from 2018 to 2022. This first-of-its-kind centralized deal […]