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CCC Club Snapshots: Blackpool

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Blackpool  Founded: 1887 Nickname: ‘Pool, The Seasiders Ground: Bloomfield Road ( 9,788) Last Season: 19th in the CCC 54 points FA Cup Winner: 1953 Johnstone’s Paint Trophy: 2002,2004 Division Two/ League One Champions: 1929/30

CCC Club Snapshots: Birmingham City

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Birmingham City  Founded: 1875 Nickname: Blues Ground: St. Andrews (30,000) Last Season: 19th in the English Premiership 35 points League Cup Winners: 1963 Second Division/CCC Winners: 1892/93, 1920/21, 1947/48, 1954/55 Third Division/ League One Winners:  1994/95

CCC Club Snap Shots

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Each day I will be giving a quick snapshot of two CCC clubs to help familarize yourself with who will be batting it out to make it to the Englsih Premier League. Barnsley  Formed: 1887 Nickname: The Tykes, The Reds … Continue reading

Transfer News

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Darren Huckerby will be joining San Jose on July 15th. More on this story later in the day. Brian McBride’s potential move to Chicago is on hold as Toronto who strangely holds McBride’s MLS rights have balked at any combination … Continue reading

Rapids Win Tecate Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The Colorado Rapids claimed the Tecate Cup in pks after a scoreless 90 minutes against UANL Tigres, the same club that won the “World Series of Football” last year that marked David Beckham’s debut with the LA Galaxy. Colin Clark’s … Continue reading

Derby County Unveil New Home Kit

Posted on by Shakira Graham

I know it’s been a few days since the home kit for Derby County has been released but here it is for your viewing pleasure. If any of you readers out there have pictures of your respective teams home kits … Continue reading

New Additions to the CSRN Family

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

By now all our listeners and readers should be familiar with the three blogs on CSRN that are connected to active shows on the network. Forza Football and Third Half join the American Soccer Spot as blogs that accompany a … Continue reading

Friday’s American Soccer Show: Superliga Special

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

This Friday to celebrate Independence Day we have a special two hour edition of the American Soccer Show previewing Superliga. Scheduled guests include CSRN’s Peter Brown,’s Luis Bueno,  Brian Zygo who covers the Houston Dynamo,  Mario Valdez our Americans … Continue reading

Whitecaps hand TFC First BMO Loss of 2008

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Martin Nash (the brother of Steve Nash) calmly sank a penalty to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a critical 1-0 win in the round robin Canadian Cup over Toronto FC last night. Between the Canadian and US Open Cups Major League … Continue reading

Spain Win Euro 2008

Posted on by Garrett Rodriguez

Spain have finally overcome their history of underachievers to win Euro 2008. They did so while playing a variation of the style that sometimes led to them being eliminated from competitions. This time around there was one huge difference, the teams spirit. Weather it … Continue reading

DeRo’s Brace Puts Canada into the Group of Death

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Dale Mitchell’s Canadian side continued its rise in CONCACAF with a 4-1 victory over St Vincent on Friday night and now enters the group of death in CONCACAF with Jamaica, Honduras and presumably Mexico. It can be strongly argued (as … Continue reading

Interview With Guillem Balague

Posted on by Christopher Harris

La Liga Talk writer Jose Maria Malo de Molina Galan had the chance to interview Guillem Balague recently. Balague, for those of you who don’t know, is an accomplished writer, author and broadcaster who is an expert on Spanish football … Continue reading

Second Weekend Fixtures Released

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Here are the fixtures for the second weekend of the CCC season, to be played on August 16th. Barnsley v Coventry City Bristol City v Derby County Burnley v Ipswich Town Doncaster v Cardiff City Norwich v Blackpool Preston NE … Continue reading

The Fixtures Are Out!

Posted on by Shakira Graham

The Football League released the footballing fixtures today. The final schedule for teams won’t be out for another two weeks due to TV coverage beign chosen for matches and fixtures being re-arranged for other reasons but the opening day fixtures are … Continue reading

Sporting and Málaga Join Numancia In La Liga

Posted on by Juan Arango

Two of the more historic teams in La Liga officially made their return to the Spanish First Division after Sporting (Gijón) and Málaga  beat Éibar and Tenerife by the same 2-0 result. These two teams will join Numancia in the … Continue reading

Read This Piece!

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Please read Steve Goff’s piece on Santino Quaratna. Once the great hope of American Soccer, Quaranta faced injury, addiction and deceit before finally kicking all of it and emerging as a better person and yes a decent footballer. This is … Continue reading

Kempes Leaving ESPN?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Image details: Mario Kempes of Argentina celebrates scoring a goal served by According to sources, former World Cup winner and current ESPN analyst Mario Kempes is expecting to make a move back to his native Argentina to join the … Continue reading

Carling Cup First Round Draw for CCC Teams

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Preston North End v Chesterfield (Lg 2) Sheffield United v Port Vale (Lg2) Crewe (Lg1) v Barnsley Derby County v Lincoln City (Lg 2) Notts County (Lg 1) v Doncaster Rovers Sheffield Wednesday v Rotherham (Lg2) Wolves v Accrington Stanley … Continue reading