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Preview of the 2015-16 Ligue 1 season

The Premier League’s newly signed mammoth television deal was always going to have a knock-on impact for the rest of Europe’s top footballing leagues. However, nobody has felt it more than the French Ligue 1 with a huge number of stars opting to move to England this summer. The likes […]

6 Olympique Lyonnais Players To Watch Out For

On Sunday night, October 19, Olympique Lyonnais thrashed Montpellier 5-1. Yoann Gourcuff netted a brace with Nabil Fékir, Alexandre Lacazette and Steed Malbranque scoring the other goals. Oddly enough this match was a far tenser affair than Lyon’s 3-0 triumph over Lille. In the early stages Montpellier looked lively and wasted a golden […]

Ligue 1 Recap Of Round 6

Everything you need to know about football in France last weekend. The game of the week-end: Toulouse-Caen Ligue 1 is not known for its crazy number of goals per games, and the words you hear from players and coaches who discover French football are typically “strong”, “defensive”, “tight lines”. But […]

Lyon Join the Chase to Try To Sign USA World Cup Star DeAndre Yedlin

Ligue Un side Olympique Lyonnais has joined the chase for Seattle Sounders and USA defender DeAndre Yedlin, according to French newspaper L’Equipe. Major League Soccer has already received multiple offers for the player who impressed during the 2014 World Cup. Yedlin set up the go-ahead goal for the United States in […]

My Experience At The French League Cup Final

“This Coupe de la Ligue was very important; we owed it to ourselves to shine in one of the domestic cups.” The comments of Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc after their 2-1 victory over Olympique Lyonnais in the League Cup final. I was at the game to witness the final […]

Monday Soccer Insider With Kartik Krishnaiyer

Here in the United States, NBC’s Premier League debut was amazing even to the point of engaging non-soccer fans and non-Premier League supporters. The studio shows hosted by Rebecca Lowe were informative and engaging. The only complaint I have was with the large number of commercials in the 7am-7:45am ET Premier League […]

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 […]

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Martin Odegaard preparing for Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia

Martin Odegaard is training with the Norway national team ahead of this weekend’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia. Despite not featuring for Real Madrid since his signing in January, Odegaard is expected to feature for Norway in Zagreb on Saturday. The 16-year-old prodigy already has three caps after making his international debut for Norway […]

Buddle for the USMNT? A Point/Counter-Point

After getting off to the most blazing start of a season in MLS history, nobody’s stock has soared faster than Edson Buddle’s.  The Galaxy are 4-0, have out-scored their opponents 7-1 and all seven goals came off the head or foot of Buddle.  With the forward position the biggest question […]

Sir Alex Ferguson Says Wayne Rooney Will Be Offered a New Deal: The Daily EPL

Sir Alex Ferguson has come out on the offensive today in defense of Wayne Rooney. According to The Guardian, “Sir Alex Ferguson has launched a fierce defence of Wayne Rooney, stating his determination to keep the striker at Manchester United, attacking criticism of his performances as ‘rubbish’ and condemning the Football […]

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