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What we Learned from the Friendlies

This past week the United States became the epicenter of the club football world with numerous friendlies involving large clubs from all over the world, as well as the unveiling of David Beckham as a member of the Los Angeles Galaxy. Now that the lights have faded and most MLS […]

A Must Read

Great read by our friend Bill E Shears. (Not the one of Sgt Pepper fame!) http://epltalk.communityserver.com/blogs/billeshears/archive/2007/07/13/Fulfilling-It_2700_s-Own-Prophecy_3A00_-How-the-American-Media-is-Setting-Up-Beckham-for-Failure.aspx Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Beckham Hype Avoids Reality

The hype around David Beckham’s arrival in Los Angeles is far greater than I anticipated in the mainstream American media. It seems the celebrity of Beckham is trumping the actual analysis of what this does for the football on the MLS pitch. In its simplicity and ignorance, the American media […]

Can Real Madrid Lift La Liga Trophy?

In a weekend when matches in England disappointed (the flat showings by Manchester United, Chelsea, and Charlton), the sweet football of Spain shone this weekend especially in the spectacular Real Madrid 2-1 win against Valencia. And welcome back David Beckham who earned a free kick and then delivered the free […]

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