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For Better or For Wurst

There is a new book to add to the pantheon of German football books. Jon Goulding (pronounced Gold-ing) is a Port Vale supporter living in Cheshire England. He was introduced to German football by his father-in-law, and fell in love with 1.FC Nürnberg. After attending a few games, Jon turned […]

Footbo Improves Game Grading Feature

One of the strengths of Footbo has been the ability of users to grade a game and the performances within. Recently they made changes to the widget that allows for this user interaction and it is a definite improvement. I would encourage you all to check it out. Rather than […]

Gol TV Sucks!

I’m sick of this crappy little network and having to deal with their bullshit. They suck. Plain and simple! They promised us 3 games a week and they are already backing off to 2 games a week at best. They promised a contest that never materialized. They pick up Europa […]

Englischer Fussball by Rafael Honigstein

While it comes out in September, I was fortunate enough to get an advanced copy of Englischer Fussball: A German’s View of our Beautiful Game. It was handed to me by the man himself. But there was a problem with his timing. Rafa had handed this book to me right […]

The Third Half Podcast

Hi, Just a quick note before the long weekend. Jonathan Sterling of the Third Half has invited me to do a round up on the Bundesliga for his show. I am the first segment on this week’s show, and if any of you are interested it is available via iTunes […]

Big Concern For Bundesliga Fans On DISH Network

As of August 1, GolTV – the 24/7 soccer network – has been removed from DISH Network due to a contract dispute. According to GolTV, “this occurs despite efforts to continue GolTV’s availability to Dish customers.” DISH Network, in retort, inserted this message when you hit the INFO button where […]

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Who are your top 5 favorite soccer commentators ranked from 1 through 5?

Depending on how busy your life is, you may listen to soccer commentators more in one week than you do with your partner or parents in the same timeframe. Consider how many games per week you watch and how many hours you rack up listening to commentators, both good and bad. […]

Bebé: Hero or Hobo?

The decision made by Sir Alex Ferguson to bring the previously unknown Tiago Manuel Dias Correia, commonly known by his nickname Bebé, to Manchester United has come under a lot of scrutiny by the press, but has Fergie unearthed another gem? The Bebé transfer was an interesting and peculiar one right from […]

I'm On Setanta Sports: The Battle For Berba

The newest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports is back and it’s one of the best this season. Jose Mourinho, The Boy and It reenact the transfer deadline day drama at Manchester City and Manchester United involving Dimitar Berbatov. Fantastic stuff! [display_podcast]

Rough Weekend For Americans in Europe

European Football swung back into action this weekend with the start of (English) Premier League season as well as that of the Bundesliga. With the exception of an outstanding performances by a trio of American Goalkeepers in England and a solid performance by Jonathan Spector for West Ham the weekend […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]