Author Archives: Bo McMillan

Limited Edition ‘World Cup Marauders’ T-Shirts Now Available

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Getting your favorite player’s face tattooed on your chest is a big commitment. As much as you love Andrea Pirlo, you can be forgiven for not wanting to permanently ink his mug on your body. Plus, the ink required for … Continue reading

WATCH Our Exclusive Interview With Peter Wilt, Indy Eleven’s GM [VIDEO]

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We got to sit down with a very busy Peter Wilt, President and General Manager of Indy Eleven, the newest NASL club in the United States. He talks everything from buying players to the growth of soccer in America. We … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at Indy Eleven, America’s Newest Soccer Club

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Editor’s note: Indy Eleven plays its first match this Saturday evening when the team battles Carolina Railhawks in the NASL, the second division of US soccer. The debut of a brand-new soccer club is an exciting milestone in the growth of … Continue reading

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Win a UEFA Champions League Match Ball Signed By Patrick Kluivert [CONTEST]

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To celebrate Heineken’s UEFA Champions League sponsorship, World Soccer Talk would like to offer 4 lucky readers the chance to win a UEFA Champions league match ball signed by former Barcelona and Newcastle striker Patrick Kluivert. During each UEFA Champions … Continue reading

Where the Goals Are Coming From In the Premier League: A Team-By-Team Analysis

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The international break means no Premier League matches until Saturday. Some welcome the break, some loath it. Either way, we can all agree that it’s way too long to go without seeing our favorite clubs play. We don’t have to … Continue reading

Evaluating the Performance of Premier League Teams So Far This Season

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There’s something special about the time just before the Premier League table begins to settle. Clubs that will eventually end up in the Championship next season can be near the top of the table, and for an instant, just an … Continue reading

What is Chelsea’s Best Starting Eleven?

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There’s no getting around Chelsea’s slow start the season, both in the Premier League and the Champions League. Mourinho has experimented with different lineups and, as we saw Wednesday versus Basel, formations. Mind you, the squad isn’t unfamiliar with this … Continue reading

Why Mourinho Needs to Make Juan Mata Central To His Plans at Chelsea

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Juan Mata has been a fan favorite at Chelsea since joining in 2011, and for good reason. His contributions on the field and social presence off of it have made him a totem for Chelsea supporters to rally behind. But … Continue reading

First Person Account of the USA vs Mexico Experience in Columbus

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It all started early that day at 4th Street Bar. Well, that’s not completely accurate. It really started as I drove into Columbus. There was a discernible change in the atmosphere as cars drove past me sporting “United States is going to … Continue reading

Chelsea Strengthen in Positions They Don’t Need to and Ignore Positions They Do

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There were relatively few positions Chelsea needed to address in the summer transfer window. Two or three signings would have given them nearly a complete squad and, with the addition of José Mourinho, locked them in as favorites for the … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Chelsea Preview: First Big Clash of the Season

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Manchester United's Ji-Sung Park challenges Chelsea's  Lampard during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester

David Moyes was perhaps overstepping his bounds when he challenged the Premier League over Manchester United’s difficult opening fixture schedule, but he can’t be faulted for being too upset. A quick look at United’s first few matches shows that they’ll … Continue reading

2013/14 Premier League Season Preview: The Best Of the Best Returns

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We’re just literally hours away from the start of the 2013/14 Premier League season and the anticipation has reached its pinnacle. But before everything kicks off, before our weekends become significantly busier, let’s pause for a moment and revel in … Continue reading

Indy Eleven Are Making All the Right Moves in Indianapolis

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Chelsea and Inter Milan faced off in downtown Indianapolis earlier this month. The quarterfinal of the International Champions Cup was a massive event that drew 42,000 fans to Lucas Oil Stadium, and filled the streets of Indianapolis. But there was … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Could Lead Sunderland Attack With Fletcher Out Until September

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Last season Sunderland found themselves struggling to keep their heads above the murky waters of relegation. A quick look at the club’s statistics from last year reveals that, despite being almost middle of the table in terms of goals conceded, … Continue reading

Top 10 Episodes of Special1 TV [VIDEO]

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The return of Special 1 TV is amongst the best news soccer fans have received this summer. Betfair now has five episodes on their YouTube channel chronicling The Special One’s return to the Premier League, and rumors are flying around … Continue reading

Why I’ll Miss Rafa Benitez as Chelsea Manager

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I wouldn’t be surprised if this article got me kicked out of my Chelsea supporters’ group. It’s no secret that Rafa Benitez wasn’t a fan favorite at Chelsea since taking the helm in late November of last year. Demeaning signs … Continue reading