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Author Archives: Alex Muller

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid, Spanish Super Cup 2nd Leg: Open Thread

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After a 1-1 draw earlier this week at Santiago Bernabeu, Atletico Madrid holds a slight advantage against their neighbors in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup. The derby, which features the winners of the La Liga title against … Continue reading

Can You Buy Success in the Premier League? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Much of the banter regarding Premier League teams these days is focused on money. An disagreement among fans will often descend into a rant about how “so and so” club bought the title. But are some of the club “saints” … Continue reading

Maribor vs Celtic, UEFA Champions League Playoff 1st Leg: Open Thread

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Glasgow Celtic gets a second chance at qualifying for the UEFA Champions League after Legia Warsaw were kicked out of the tournament for fielding an illegible player. Next up for the green and white hoops is Slovenian side Maribor. Kick-off … Continue reading

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Spanish Super Cup 1st Leg: Open Thread

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One week after winning the UEFA Super Cup, Real Madrid has the opportunity to take a big first step to gain a satisfactory result in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup today against Atletico Madrid. The derby, which … Continue reading

Besiktas vs Arsenal and Napoli vs Athletic Bilbao: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

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Today marks the first day of playoffs for the UEFA Champions League where clubs are playing across Europe to try to make it into the Group Stage of the tournament. Two high profiles matches are being televised on US television … Continue reading

Watch Burnley 1-3 Chelsea Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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Burnley played their first Premier League match in four years Monday night with a home match at Turf Moor against Chelsea. With the odds stacked against them, few expected the Clarets to cause much of a stir against the Blues, … Continue reading

Watch Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher Discuss Wing Backs on Monday Night Football [VIDEO]

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Sky Sports pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher got into a fascinating debate on the first Monday Night Football episode of the season as they discussed the new fad of wing backs in the modern game, and whether they’re much … Continue reading

Burnley vs Chelsea: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

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Burnley returns to the Premier League for the first time since 2010. They’re the smallest town ever to have a club in the Premier League (the town has a population of less than 80,000). Today, they face Chelsea, the bookmakers’ … Continue reading

Watch Liverpool vs Southampton & Newcastle vs Manchester City Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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Sunday’s two Premier League matches featured the teams that finished first and second in the league last season, with Liverpool at home against Southampton, and Manchester City away at Newcastle. Both Southampton and Newcastle United had their work cut out … Continue reading

Newcastle United vs Manchester City: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

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Premier League champions Manchester City plays Newcastle United at St James’ Park today in a match where Joe Hart starts in goal for City instead of Willy Caballero. In other team news, Sergio Aguero is on the bench as is … Continue reading

Liverpool vs Southampton: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

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Who’s ready for the first Sunday fixture of the 2014/15 season featuring Premier League runners-up Liverpool against one of the most discussed teams of the summer, Southampton. This should be a very open and entertaining match. For viewers in the … Continue reading

Watch BBC’s Match of the Day Opening Titles For 2014/15 Season [VIDEO]

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BBC’s Match of the Day program celebrates 50 years of broadcasting this month. The weekly English top flight highlights show is an institution in Britain. One of the endearing aspects of the program is that they update the opening title … Continue reading

Watch Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 1 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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The 2014/15 Premier League season kicked off today with 17 goals in 7 games, for an average of 2.42 goals per match. We had plenty of drama across England with teams such as Manchester United, Arsenal, Everton and Aston Villa … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

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The first Premier League match of the 2014/15 season shown on the free, over-the-air NBC network in the United States kicks off at 12:30pm ET today for a game that features David against Goliath. And David has just lost its … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 1: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

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Saturday’s first dose of five Premier League matches played at the traditional time of 3pm GMT kicks off today, with opportunities to see what the 2014/15 editions of the Premier League sides have to offer. For viewers in the United … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Swansea City: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

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The 2014/15 Premier League season kicks off today with the opening tie between Manchester United and Swansea City, live from Old Trafford in England. After a strong summer for United where they won the International Champions Cup and went undefeated … Continue reading

WATCH Men In Blazers’ Appearance on Seth Meyers Late Night TV Show [VIDEO]

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NBC’s Men In Blazera made an appearance on the Seth Meyers late show on television last night. The short segment featured an interview with Roger Bennett and Michael Davies. The duo were interviewed by soccer fan and comedian Seth Meyers, … Continue reading

Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund, Germany DFL-Supercup: Open Thread

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The 2014 DFL-Supercup kicks off today at Noon ET on GolTV (for viewers in the United States) featuring Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund. The annual cup competition features the winner of the Bundesliga (Bayern) against the winner of the DFB-Pokal … Continue reading