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Win Football League Tickets For Season Finale

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Call yourself a fan? As the season reaches its climax and the play-offs loom, your support matters all the more. The good news is we can help make sure that you’re there for the games that really matter! Coke Zone … Continue reading

History of the Football League Championship

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The Football League Championship is the highest division of The Football League and second-highest division in the English football league pyramid. It was introduced for the 2004-05 season and is one of Europe`s most lucrative leagues outside the top flight. … Continue reading

Sky Sports and the Premier League: Money, Money, Money

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Satellite sports broadcaster, Sky Sports, has played a crucial, though largely hidden role in the revitalization of English club football. In the early 1990s English football was in a crisis, with match attendances dropping, English teams banned from European competition … Continue reading

Beginner’s Guide to Serie A

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The Serie A is Italy’s topflight domestic football league, and home to some of the most popular and successful football clubs in the world. Whilst the Serie A draws only the 5th highest attendance figures in Europe, behind the premier … Continue reading

Sizing Up Major League Soccer

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Major League Soccer is the highest level of professional football in the United States. Whilst the League has enjoyed growing domestic support over the past decade, it does not have much of an international profile, and member clubs have virtually … Continue reading

Beginner's Guide to La Liga

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The Primera División de Liga de Fútbol Profesional, commonly referred to as La Liga, is Spain’s top professional football league. The league is home to some of the biggest, most successful and best supported clubs in Europe, with clubs like … Continue reading

The Beginner’s Guide to the Bundesliga

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The Bundesliga, Germany’s top-flight professional football league, is one of the best-attended sports leagues in the world. Boasting the highest average attendances in Europe, the Bundesliga attracts an average crowd of almost 39,000 spectators for each league match. Despite strong … Continue reading

The Biggest Rivalries In The Coca-Cola Championship

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During the past decade, the second tier of English professional football has built the strongest following of any second division in world football. Support for the Football Championship is so strong that it is able to boast the fourth highest … Continue reading

History of the U.S. Men’s National Team In World Cup Tournaments

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The 19th FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. It will be the first time that the tournament has been hosted by a nation in the Confederation of African … Continue reading

Most Successful Italian Clubs In Champions League History

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The European Champion Clubs’ Cup or, more commonly, European Cup, was inaugurated in 1955 for winners of European domestic leagues. The format was straightforward knockout over two legs, home and away, with the team with the highest aggregate score qualifying … Continue reading

Most Successful Clubs In The History Of The Champions League

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For over half a century, the UEFA Champions League is the championship that European teams aspire to win. Although the modern competition has been competed for since 1992, the competition in its previous format has been played for each year … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Before Manchester United

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Over the years, football has produced some truly great players. In the last 5 years or so, one that has risen to worldwide prominence is Portuguese winger, Cristiano Ronaldo, who has attracted plaudits from some of the greatest-ever names in … Continue reading

EPL Week 13 – A Weekend of Comedy Defending

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The weekend was a disappointing one for me after seeing Mr. Gomes gifting yet another goal to consign my favorite Spurs to defeat against Fulham. Think Gomes is playing Santa a little too early?? There’s still a month left for … Continue reading

Premier League August Report And September Forecast -2

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Here I go again with August’s report card and September prediction/expectation for another 6 clubs from England’s finest football league.     Aston Villa Aston Villa had a flying start to the season when they outplayed a somewhat disorganized Manchester … Continue reading

Premier League August Report And September Forecast – Big Four

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After a relatively internet free long weekend I return to see three new pages of posts on this blog. As I catch up on the news about the flurry of buying activity on the last day of transfer markets I … Continue reading

Karthik's Observations – Premier League Week I

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This last weekend, I had to miss the mouthwatering season start fixtures and had to move houses. So here is my late report based on the highlights I was able to catch online. Geovanni I cant believe this fellow was … Continue reading

Karthik's Pick – 10 Young Sizzling Transfers

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Ok… with the premiership all ready to kick off, here are my picks for the best young stars that have made a transfer this summer who are going to keep us glued to the TV and YouTube and all the … Continue reading

Spurs Update: Highlights

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It was a treat to watch Spurs dismantle Borussia Dortmund in the Feyenoord Jubilee tournament. What was really awesome about the performance was that Juande Ramos seems to have established a balanced squad amidst the frantic ins and outs at … Continue reading