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Author Archives: Amadi Tidiane

About Amadi Tidiane

Senegalese-American journalism student and scholar of political science and international relations. Strong passion for writing about and playing the beautiful game. Bilingual. Recovering Drogbaholic. Licensed youth coach. I call it football, fútbol and soccer.

Chelsea vs. Barcelona: Adventures on the road with the International Champions Cup

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In what was to be the final International Champions Cup (ICC) match I covered, I traveled to Washington D.C. to watch Chelsea play against Barcelona.  Having spent the majority of my time covering the ICC in the New York/New Jersey … Continue reading

Benfica vs. New York Red Bulls: Adventures on the road with the International Champions Cup

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Harrison, New Jersey played host to yet another International Champions Cup match last night, as New York Red Bulls took on SL Benfica at Red Bull Arena.  I’d seen Red Bulls defeat Chelsea 4-2 in the most recent match there, … Continue reading

Benfica vs. Fiorentina: Adventures on the road with the International Champions Cup

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After covering the International Champions Cup matches at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, I made the three hour trek north to Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. Not usually a fan of driving on Friday afternoons, especially from … Continue reading

Adventures on the road with the International Champions Cup in New York/New Jersey

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As any soccer fan will tell you, while watching your favorite club on television is pretty great, seeing their favorite club live, in the flesh, is a luxury. As I watched the thousands of eager fans stream into Red Bull … Continue reading

Marcos Senna and Raul shine in New York Cosmos win against Tampa Bay

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In a rebirth of the rivalry which defined the 1970s of North American professional soccer, the New York Cosmos played host to the Tampa Bay Rowdies in their NASL Spring Season home opener on Saturday night. Reintroduced to the league … Continue reading

With Costa injured, where will Chelsea find the goals to clinch Premier League title?

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Chelsea began the 2014-2015 season at a blistering pace, outscoring opponents and winning matches with the type of confidence and flair that screamed ‘League Champions’ and had pundits dusting off the Invincibles tag from Arsenal’s memorable 2004 title charge. Not one … Continue reading

FIFA announce date for 2022 World Cup Final

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FIFA has disclosed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Winter, with the Final coming on December 18, which is also Qatar National Day. The reasoning for such an unprecedented move from the traditional Summer schedule to a Winter … Continue reading

Unsavory racist incidents plaguing European soccer demand strict response

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European soccer has a distasteful history of racism from inappropriate comments by high-profile officials, to public displays by fans, to on-field altercations between players.  Perhaps more glaring than the incidents themselves is how they no longer seem shocking.  A front … Continue reading

FA’s threat of punishing Diego Costa reeks of inconsistency and bias

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In response to The FA retrospectively charging Diego Costa for violent conduct from the Chelsea-Liverpool League Cup semi-final on Tuesday, Costa has decided to contest the decision with the full backing of Chelsea Football Club. The charge is a result of the perceived … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 17

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of Gameweek 17 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Pantilimon – [Sunderland] – … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 16

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of gameweek 16 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper De Gea – [Manchester … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 15

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend Gameweek 15 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Alnwick – [Newcastle United] – … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 12

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 12 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend:   Goalkeeper Fabianski – [Swansea City] – Lukasz … Continue reading

English Premier League Team Of The Week – Gameweek 11

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Matchweek 11 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Guzan – [Aston Villa] – Brad Guzan … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend, Gameweek 10

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 10 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Fabianski – [Swansea City] - Lukasz Fabianksi put … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 9

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 9 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper: Adrian – [West Ham United] – Adrian … Continue reading

Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Soccer

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Instagram is one of the hottest social mediums for soccer, whether you’re a footballer, brand or supporter. If you’re a soccer fan, here are our top 10 Instagram accounts to follow:   1). Soccer Bible [@soccerbible]: Featuring all the “latest in … Continue reading

Premier League and UEFA Eye Expansion to United States, Says Report

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US soccer fans may be in for an unprecedented treat. According to reports in the Daily Mail newspaper tonight, Premier League matches and pre-season UEFA competitions could soon be headed to the United States as officials look to expand the sport globally and … Continue reading