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Real Madrid Stadium Plans Halted By Supreme Court Ruling

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Supreme Court of Madrid has suspended, on a preventative basis, the renovation and extension of the Santiago Bernabeu. At the end of January, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez unveiled plans to redevelop the stadium, which were to include the … Continue reading

FansPub Offers Online Features For Hardcore Football Supporters

Posted on by Ben Weich
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With the claim to being the world’s “first football social media” site, newly-launched FansPub.com aims to provide a platform for fans across the world to get together to discuss all things football. FansPub.com’s mission statement is straightforward enough: “Register and … Continue reading

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9 Kit Designs for Game of Thrones Houses

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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“And now my watch begins” would have been a relevant quote not just for members of the Night’s Watch but for soccer fans around the world to have used on June 12 when the World Cup started. Nera Palacios, a … Continue reading

WATCH David Luiz Scores Opening Goal For Brazil Against Chile [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Brazilian defender David Luiz scored his first international goal of his career, when he scored against Chile in the 18th minute of the Round of 16 World Cup game. Luiz scored the goal after the ball floated in to the … Continue reading

Report: Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand Signs for QPR

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Former England Captain Rio Ferdinand has signed for Queens Park Rangers according to the Daily Mail. The move will reunited Ferdinand with Harry Redknapp who was his first club manager at West Ham. The 67 year-old Redknapp guided Rangers back … Continue reading

Mexico and Brazil Go Into Game With Different Expectations

Posted on by Adam Williams
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Group A saw the expectations of many come to fruition on Match-day 1. The future for Group A begins today with Brazil-Mexico and continues tomorrow with Cameroon-Croatia. Here is each team’s scenario entering Matchday 2: Brazil Despite the controversial penalty … Continue reading

Iran vs Nigeria, Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Grant Miller
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For viewers in the United States, here’s where you can watch the game between Iran and Nigeria (3pm ET/Noon PT kickoff time). • English language: ESPN and WatchESPN • Spanish language: Univision, Univision Deportes Network and Univision online • Portuguese language: ESPN Deportes Starting line-ups: Iran: Haghighi … Continue reading

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 12 – Gordon Banks’ Save Of The Century [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones
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No.12: Gordon Banks’ Save Of The Century (Mexico, 1970) In the rich history of the World Cup there are host of iconic moments that involve goalkeepers. Dino Zoff was the first ever ‘keeper to captain a team to glory when … Continue reading

From Bad to Worse, Gus Johnson and FOX Sports’ Coverage of Champions League Sinks to a New Low

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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During the past two weeks, FOX Sports’ PR representatives have been busy at work securing interviews with top media outlets such as Esquire, Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, New York Post and, bizarrely, Rolling Stone. Their mission was to generate positive … Continue reading

Nike Unveils New Images of World Cup Shirts: Soccer Eye-Candy [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Nike has released several new images of the national team shirts for World Cup 2014 that are beautifully photographed and look like they belong in an art gallery more than a soccer shop. The photography, some of it verging on … Continue reading

My Experience At The French League Cup Final

Posted on by James Ferrier
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“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 … Continue reading

Premier League Power Rankings : Gameweek 35

Posted on by Matt Covell
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“Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes Here comes your nine-teenth nervous breakdown.”   As soccer continues it’s “invasion” of American shores, I find it fit to pay tribute to the original British Invasion of … Continue reading

Kicking And Screening Film Festival Opens In New York

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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The Kicking and Screening Film Festival opened in New York last night with a look at the issue of identity. Each night beginning Tuesday, the festival will explore an aspect of soccer culture through films that focus on a central … Continue reading

ESPN to Broadcast Its First Live Cricket Match On US Cable Today

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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For the first time in its broadcast history, ESPN will televise a live cricket match and will broadcast it one of its cable networks. The cricket match will be on US television today (Sunday, April 6) on ESPN2 beginning at … Continue reading

World Soccer Talk Launches iPhone App Featuring Soccer News, Podcasts, Videos and More

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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World Soccer Talk today launched its official app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users that brings you the latest soccer news, podcasts, videos and more from us. The World Soccer Talk iPhone app is a free download from the … Continue reading

Who Do YOU Want to See Win The Premier League?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After the mid-week and last weekend’s matches in the Premier League, the race for the 2013/14 title has narrowed down to a four horse race, and, by this weekend, could end being a three horse race if Manchester City beat … Continue reading

Happy New Year From World Soccer Talk

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On behalf of everyone at World Soccer Talk, we’d like to wish you a happy and prosperous 2014. Thanks for your support and loyalty in 2013, and we hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful 2014! Don’t stay … Continue reading

Manchester United Must Continue Its Road Success In Order To Defy Recent Premier League Trends

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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As most football managers will tell you: “You need to win your home games in order to have any chance of success in the league.” Recent statistics would show that this view does have validity. In the Premier League era … Continue reading