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Spain Peaking At the Perfect Time With Their 1-0 Victory Over Portugal

When Spain fell to the hands of Switzerland in the opening match of World Cup 2010, the vultures suddenly appeared from the sky and circled around their “dying” carcass.  No team has ever won the World Cup after losing its first match.  The ghosts from yesteryear are rising from the […]

Sevilla FC’s Defeat of Real Madrid Announces Their Presence in the La Liga Title Race

In terms of the football played on the pitch, the Sevilla – Real Madrid clash qualified as the best match of the young La Liga season.  Honorable mentions to Athletic Bilbao’s 3-2 victory over Villarreal CF in Round 3 and the pulsating 2-2 draw between Valencia and Atlético Madrid last […]

First Impressions of Real Madrid and the Second Galacticos Era

The much-anticipated return of La Liga began with a scintillating match between the new galácticos of Real Madrid and the pesky Deportivo La Coruña, who always gives Madrid a run for their money, literally.  Because of the continued suspension of Pepe and the tendinitis suffered by Sergio Ramos, the Real […]

Juanfran Gets One Yellow Card Overturned

Osasuna midfielder Juanfran’s appeal was somewhat successful.   He had one of his two bookings from Sunday’s loss to Real Madrid overturned after referee Alonso Pérez Burrull was suspended for one month after his performance in that match. The Spanish Football Federation’s Competition Committee decided to erase the booking that Juanfran […]

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Jose Mourinho Says Yaya Toure Decision Lets Players Do Anything They Want: Daily Soccer Report

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has warned that Premier League footballers now have carte blanche to do what they want if the referee doesn’t see it, after Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure was not charged with violent conduct after stamping on Norwich’s Ricky van Wolfswinkel in the match on Saturday. Mourinho said: […]

Spirited Seasiders Await Season Of Sunshine

As 4,000 Blackpool fans roared their side on in a sea of tangerine at Wigan Athletic, it seems that last weekend’s 4-0 victory will not be the only moment to savour for Ian Holloway’s men this season. The seaside club are ironically enough in a fantastic position of being favourites […]

Casillas Stops Eto’o- For Malaria

On Saturday, one of the biggest rivalries in the world was played.  One of the subplots of this drama came in with 20 minutes left and Iker Casillas denied Samuel Eto’o from scoring on a penalty kick.  A few minutes later, the Cameroonian got his revenge and opened the scoring […]

Nobody Knows Who to Mark in Manchester City System, Admits Aleksandar Kolarov: The Daily EPL

Gifted Manchester City left fullback Aleksandar Kolarov has admitted that nobody knows who to mark in the Manchester City defensive system. And judging by the team’s performances, especially in the UEFA Champions League, he’s correct. Roberto Mancini has plenty of work to do in preparation for next week’s plum tie […]

Arsenal Launches 2010-11 Official Home Kit: Photos

After plenty of speculation and faked designs, Arsenal has officially revealed photographs of their new football kit for the 2010-11 season. As revealed two days ago, Arsenal’s new home shirt is a classic retro design that is very reminiscent of the same shirt that Arsenal won the 1970-71 double in. […]

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