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Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to mask his decline

Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]

Luke Moore interview; Soccer Morning (10.6.15)

On the latest episode of Soccer Morning, host Jason Davis interviews Luke Moore. Jason kicks off today’s show with Luke Moore (Football Ramble) as they discuss reports linking Jurgen Klopp with a move to Liverpool and Chelsea’s early season struggles. Listen to the episode above or here. You can listen to […]

Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]

CONCACAF Cup: Mexico’s defense looks surprisingly settled ahead of USA playoff

There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]

Gary Bailey interview: World Soccer Talk Radio (10.5.15)

Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with Gary Bailey from beIN SPORTS. During the interview, Nate chats with Gary about his time as goalkeeper of Manchester United, how the role as goalkeeper has changed from the 1970s until now, some of his most […]

Brian Sciaretta and Duane Rollins interviews; Soccer Morning (10.5.15)

On the latest episode of Soccer Morning, temporary host Jonathan Tannenwald interviews Brian Sciaretta and Duane Rollins. Jonathan kicks off today’s show with Brian Sciaretta (American Soccer Now) as they recap the United States U-23s first two matches in Olympic qualifying before looking to USA – Mexico. Duane Rollins (Canadian […]

Virgil van Dijk has given Southampton one of the best center back pairings in England

For all his Liverpool deficiencies, Dejan Lovren is actually remembered fondly by Southampton fans as a pacy, reliable, ball-playing defender who surprisingly did very little wrong. Brought to St. Mary’s from French club Lyon for £8.5 million, Lovren’s performances were enough to convince Liverpool to part with £20 million for […]

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Premier League clubs are still failing Europe’s tactics tests

There was a moment in Manchester City’s UEFA Champions League opener against Juventus Tuesday when everything seemed to change. Paul Pogba’s inch-perfect pass had just leveled the score after Vincent Kompany’s bulbous forehead had thumped the home side in front. But when a tweak of the calf muscle sent Manchester […]

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Manchester City hand Manuel Pellegrini a new 2-year contract

Manchester City have handed Manuel Pellegrini a new two-year contract on the eve of a season many expected to be the Chilean's last with the club. Pellegrini, 61, was heading into the last year of his original three-year agreement, with speculation rife that City were planning to replace him with […]

Listen to Soccer Morning from 9-10:15am ET with Arlo White

Today’s Soccer Morning features an interview with Arlo White to preview this weekend’s Premier League opening weekend. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning Or better yet, you […]