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Author Archives: Jason Gomez

On-loan Chelsea attacker Mohamed Salah making a big impact for Fiorentina

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The 2013/14 season was tipped to be Fiorentina’s return to prominence, and for all intents and purposes it started off that way. Guiseppe Rossi inspired La Viola to an impressive 11 wins and only four losses in their first 18 … Continue reading

VfL Wolfsburg’s Bas Dost is one of Europe’s most clinical strikers

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There have been an array of top players to ply their trade in the top tier of Dutch soccer. Ronaldo, Robin van Persie, Zlatan Imrahimovic, Luis Suarez and Wilfried Bony, just to name a few. While the formerly mentioned Eredivisie … Continue reading

New York Cosmos Ready to Tap Raul’s Experience and Passion

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There’s another Spanish superstar in town and it isn’t David Villa. In the wake of NYCFC acquiring the former Atletico Madrid and Spain forward, the New York Cosmos signed his predecessor, Raul. The Real Madrid legend was Spain’s all-time top … Continue reading

New York City FC Puts On Quite a Show For Unveiling Of Home Shirt

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On Thursday, New York City FC (NYCFC) held an event in midtown Manhattan’s Terminal 5 to unveil their inaugural kit for the club’s first MLS season. Before the official business began, the floor crowded with supporters, press, and school children. … Continue reading

Who Deserves to Win the 2013 Ballon d’Or? Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or Franck Ribery?

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The Ballon d’Or is perhaps the most prestigious individual award in the sports realm. Every player in the world is eligible to be nominated, and any of these players can win so long as he fulfills one requirement: be the … Continue reading

The Rise of Borussia Mönchengladbach

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The Bundesliga has been owned by Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund over the past four years and in that time the top 4 has rotated with Munich winning the league twice and Dortmund winning the league in back to back … Continue reading

Will Liverpool Finish In The Top Four This Premier League Season?

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Liverpool is one of the most storied clubs in the English football. They’ve won 18 league titles, 8 League Cups, 7 FA Cups, 5 Champions League titles, 3 Europa League titles and 3 Super Cups. They’ve had a host of … Continue reading

How Chelsea’s Loanees Are Doing At Vitesse Arnhem

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Plenty of teams loan out players so that they can gain first team experience. This is often a way for younger players to develop when they have that certain something, but aren’t quite at the level required to make first … Continue reading

Who Do You Want to See at World Cup 2014? Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) or Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden)?

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Next summer’s World Cup tournament brings soccer back to Brazil, where legend after legend has emerged and stamped their mark on the beautiful game. The greatest international competition is going to provide the world with a plethora of superstars fighting … Continue reading

From Mesut Ozil to Julian Draxler, Schalke Continue to Produce Quality Attacking Midfielders

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Schalke is one of the most popular soccer teams in Germany, and one of the top 20 biggest clubs in the world. Many great players have competed for Die Knappen including the legendary Spanish forward Raúl, current Germany stopper Manuel … Continue reading

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani: The World’s Deadliest Strike Partnership

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Every season, there continues to be a debate over what team has the deadliest strike partnership. While many are convinced that the days of a two striker formation are numbered, they seem to be proven wrong on occasion by a … Continue reading

Why Shinji Kagawa Struggles To Find His Place With Manchester United

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When Shinji Kagawa joined Manchester United in 2012 from Borussia Dortmund, many United supporters were ecstatic upon hearing the news. Kagawa was instrumental in Dortmunds’s back-to-back Bundesliga titles and was the creative force behind their electrifying play. The attacking midfielder … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Attempt to Break Up Spanish Duopoly of Real Madrid and Barcelona

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Six games into the 2013 La Liga season, and the top of the table seems about right. Barcelona have won all six of their matches with a goal difference of +17, while right behind them are Atletico Madrid with six … Continue reading