Author Archives: Dave Trotter

Can Marseille Compete Against Ligue 1′s AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain?

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Olympique de Marseille

At the end of the 2009-2010 Ligue 1 season, Olympique de Marseille (OM) was sitting pretty. They had won the Ligue 1 title as well as captured the Coupe de la Ligue. And with the coming season, new players entering … Continue reading

Are AS Monaco FC A Cash Cow Or A Big Bust?

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Stade Louis II

Going into the 2013-14 Ligue 1 season, all the talk is centered around AS Monaco FC. With Monaco’s tax advantages causing quite the controversy, the prospective Ligue 1 powerhouse makes a strong case for players to transfer to The Principality. … Continue reading

A Crossroads In East German Football: Some Clubs Are Adapting to the Future, While Others Are Mired In the Past

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In November of 2014, Germans will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For decades, the Wall conjured up a number of negative feelings. While some said the Wall was built to keep East Germans from … Continue reading