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Champions League Final, Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund: Open Thread

WHO: Borussia Dortmund versus Bayern Munich WHAT: Champions League Final WHEN: Kick-off is scheduled for 2:45pm ET WHERE: Live from Wembley Stadium in London HOW: Viewers in the USA can watch the game live on FOX (the free-to-air network) and FOX Soccer 2Go Bayern Munich faces Borussia Dortmund in all-German match […]

Fourth Place Is Not Enough For Arsenal

In the 52nd minute at St. James’ Park, the inevitable happened. Arsenal scored. Not many would have banked on the rejuvenated Laurent Koscielny to break the deadlock in such a fine fashion, putting his team firmly in the driving seat after a well taken half-volley, but it was no surprise […]

Champions League Trivia: Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich [INFOGRAPHIC]

This year’s UEFA Champions League Final between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich features two of the most entertaining and attack-minded sides in Europe. After Bayern’s devastation with losing last year’s final in their home ground against Chelsea, Jupp Heynckes will be focused on making sure that Munich capitalize on their […]

Dortmund and Bayern look to progress despite tricky Champions League ties

Bundesliga sides Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich recommence their Champions League campaigns this month, with tricky second-round fixtures against Shakhtar Donetsk and Arsenal respectively. Both German sides will be confident of their odds of progressing to the quarter-finals, despite the quality of the opposition.

Champions League Heading Towards the Knock-Outs

Only two more rounds of the group stage of the Champions League remain, and for quite a few teams, that means the margin for error is slim to none. Over the final two match days, there are a number of important games that will determine how things shake out. Several […]

2010-11 Champions League Quarter-finals: All to play for at Old Trafford

The first legs of the quarter-finals saw 3 of 4 matches end with large advantages being established. The fixture that all the attention will be focused on this week will be the second leg match between Manchester United FC and Chelsea FC. United played a perfect road game and took […]

Milan – Tottenham Match Marred By Thuggery

I was looking forward to an exciting Champions League tie between perennials AC Milan and newcomers Tottenham Hotspur. The match did deliver excitement but was marred by the mindless actions of both Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso and Mathieu Flamini. UEFA is already investigating the incidents involving Gattuso and Tottenham coach […]

2011: A New Start For Italian Football

2010 was a bad year for Italian football. I tried to think of the positives, but very few came to mind. A disastrous World Cup in South Africa, a bad showing in the Europa League, and only a Champions League victory (guided by a Portuguese mastermind) which retains some dignity […]

Champions League Round of 16: Arsenal v Barcelona

WOW ! Some great match-ups including a repeat of last season’s final with Inter Milan facing Bayern Munich. The match-up that will likely garner more press is the Arsenal v Barcelona. The two clubs play similar styles though Barcelona is still the better side for my money. It’s not impossible […]

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A Long Premier League Season Comes to a Close

The 2007/2008 Premier League season has almost come to a close. For me, it’s been a thrilling spectacle but, by far, it’s been the longest season I can ever remember (mostly for personal reasons). Sometimes people forget that even football supporters need a rest, too, not just the players.

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Traveling through Bali in search of soccer

Editor’s note: World Soccer Talk writer Oliver Huddlestone is currently traveling throughout Asia and is sharing travelogues with us from the countries he visits. So far, he’s shared his observations regarding trying to watch or play soccer from Hong Kong and Malaysia. Today’s post is on Bali. Bali quickly found its […]

More than 1.8 million soccer fans in US watched El Clasico across beIN SPORTS networks

Saturday’s El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona delivered an average of 1.8 total viewers across beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, according to Nielsen. A total of 1,106,137 watched the game on beIN SPORTS en Español, while 768,445 watched the game on the English-language beIN SPORTS network. “We […]