2008-09 La Liga Best XI
2008-09 La Liga Best XI

In honor of Barcelona’s historic season the 2008-09 La Liga Best XI will take the formation of a 4-3-3. As you might expect the side will have a distinct Blaugrana feel to it. Goalkeeper: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) The Real Madrid stopper is the best goalkeeper in the world and […]

2008-09 Serie A Best XI
2008-09 Serie A Best XI

Ladies & Gentlemen, the end of the Serie A season means that we have to choose a Best XI. The following 11 players and coach were our standout players from an exciting Serie A season. Here are the Serie A’s Best XI for 2008-09: Goalkeeper: Julio Cesar (Inter Milan) The […]

Serie A Final Roundup – Week 38
Serie A Final Roundup – Week 38

The last week of an exciting Serie A season has passed and with Inter already capturing its 17th Scudetto, one storyline involved the relegation fight between Bologna and Torino. Marco Di Vaio scored his 24th goal of the season as Bologna defeated Catania 3-1 at home and will remain in […]

La Liga Final Roundup – Week 38
La Liga Final Roundup – Week 38

My Catalan isn’t great but I believe the picture says “Players, Fans, Everyone United Makes Strength, Thanks To Everyone” Barcelona wrapped up its 19th La Liga title and all the European cup spots are pretty much sewn up. The final week of the La Liga season still has some drama […]

5 Reasons Why Barça Made History
5 Reasons Why Barça Made History

Ladies & Gentlemen as you well know FC Barcelona completed their greatest season ever by defeating Manchester United 2-0 in the 2008-09 UEFA Champions League Final. The win gave them their 1st ever treble as Barcelona became the 1st Spanish team to win a treble. Barca captured La Liga, Copa […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 37
Serie A Roundup – Week 37

The penultimate round of calcio italiano was action packed as only 2 matches had less than 2 goals combined from both teams. At this point the only drama will be what team will finish 2nd and what team will be the last to be relegated. Juventus snapped a 7-game winless […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 37
La Liga Roundup – Week 37

As the calendar gets closer to June this memorable La Liga season nears its amazing end. At this point the main battle is to avoid relegation. Sporting Gijon got a HUGE 2-1 road win against Valladolid in their quest to stay in the Spanish 1st division. Mate Bilic scored the […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 36
Serie A Roundup – Week 36

After 36 weeks & a New Years/Christmas break, Italy has its champions. Congratulations to FC Internazionale Milano for clinching their 17th Scudetto. The Nerazzurri won the title after arch-rivals AC Milan lost on Saturday 2-1 on the road to Udinese. For good measure, Inter gave their home fans a show […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 36
La Liga Roundup – Week 36

Well the title is finally wrapped up and now La Liga’s attention will focus on the races for European cup spots as well as to see who stays in the Spanish top flight and who does not. Also the race for the Pichichi will have a very interesting turn in […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 35
Serie A Roundup – Week 35

Week 35 of the Serie A was full of tight matches showing the competitive balance of Italy’s 1st Division of Football. Only one match had a goal differential of more than 2 goals and there were 6 draws over the weekend. One of those draws delayed a Scudetto celebration for […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 35
La Liga Roundup – Week 35

The magic number for Week 35 action in La Liga was 3. That number was massive as 7 of the 10 matches this weekend had at least 3 goals scored, in those matches 7 teams scored at least 3 goals by themselves including the stunning 3-3 draw at the Camp […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 34
La Liga Roundup – Week 34

Week 34 of La Liga was headlined by the biggest rivalry in Spanish Football. The Spanish SuperClásico in week 34 was huge with Barca needing a win to stave off Real and Los Merengues needing a win to pull to within 1 point of Barcelona to make the La Liga […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 34
Serie A Roundup – Week 34

4 matches remain in the 2008-09 Serie A season and after week 34 the only thing that was settled was the participants dueling for the last Champions League spot. Fiorentina kept 4th place with a 1-0 home win over relegation threatened Torino. Peruvian midfielder Juan Vargas scored to keep i […]

Barcelona Dominates Spanish SuperClásico
Barcelona Dominates Spanish SuperClásico

After a goalless display by an overly defensive Chelsea side in the Champions League, Barcelona busted out as The Blaugrana displayed their championship form in their annihilation of Real Madrid 6-2 at The Santiago Bernabeu.  Mathematically Barça hasn’t captured its 19th La Liga title but come on they are gonna […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 33
Serie A Roundup – Week 33

Whomever said that the race for the Scudetto was over, spoke too soon. Inter Milan suffered a stunning 1-0 loss on the road to Napoli. Ex-Juve striker Marcelo Zalayeta scored in the 73rd minute to give Napoli the win and extend Inter’s winless streak to 3 games. The loss was […]

La Liga Roundup – Round 33
La Liga Roundup – Round 33

Ladies & Gentlemen, the chase for the title of Spanish La Liga champion just got more interesting. Round 33 came quickly after Round 32 featured midweek matches. Round 33 was a dream for Real Madrid fans as Barcelona finally dropped points to make Los Merengues chances for a 32nd La […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 32
La Liga Roundup – Week 32

Midweek fixtures gave La Liga a very Copa Libertadores-like schedule as Spain’s stars continue to make their moves towards either a championship, UEFA competition spot, or another season in La Liga De Estrellas. The drama began on Tuesday when Real Madrid looked beaten against Getafe down 2-1 and a man […]

New Frontrunner For ’09 FIFA World Player of the Year
New Frontrunner For ’09 FIFA World Player of the Year

The FIFA World Player of the Year is the greatest individual honor a footballer can win in the sport. As it is well known, the ’08 award was won by Manchester United’s Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo. After the award presentation, attention shifted to who could win the 2009 FIFA POY […]