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FA Cup 6th Round and Premier League Saturday Gameweek 29: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There are six matches on deck today — two in the FA Cup and four from the Premier League. Kicking off the action is the early match between Everton and Wigan Athletic, two teams who are already dreaming of getting closer … Continue reading

MLSGarlic: More Teams In Los Angeles Please

Posted on by The Goofer

WARNING – MLSGarlic will be a parody series that runs on MLSTalk. We’ll only say it once, so please be warned. Ed. We here at MLS Talk love to kick a goat while it’s down, we must admit that. But … Continue reading

Juventus Home and Away Shirts for 2013-14 Season Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Michael Cage

A photo of Juventus’s home and away shirts for the 2013-14 season of Serie A has been leaked on the Internet. The photo features the new shirts from Nike including the classic black and white striped shirt and a new … Continue reading

US Open Cup Format Announced

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

As the new MLS Season has just gotten underway in 2013, there is another competition that will officially start on May 14th (but will have a playoff a week earlier). It will mark the start of the 100th edition of the U.S. … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup Gameweek 26: Cracks Appearing at Barcelona

Posted on by Michael Barnes

For the second time in a week, Real Madrid emerged victorious from El Clasico as the form of runaway leaders Barcelona continued to stutter. The Blaugrana’s lead over Atletico was reduced to 11 points as Los Colchoneros were held at … Continue reading

Sounders Stumble in Season Opener With 1-0 Loss to Montreal

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

With the opening of the 2013 MLS season, the Seattle Sounders have the hype and the expectations of being serious Supporter Shield and MLS Cup contenders.  But Saturday night it was the Montreal Impact who showed the composure and the … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 28: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Ryan Giggs will play his 1,000th senior appearance today (as long as Sir Alex Ferguson doesn’t spoil the plot). If he does play for the Red Devils, it’ll be 22 years to the day when he made his debut for United … Continue reading

The Biggest Difference Between America and Britain: Breakfast

Posted on by Christopher Harris

America and Britain are alike in so many ways. I’d argue that as each year passes, the United Kingdom becomes more Americanized. But there’s one thing I haven’t been able to get used to in the States even though I’ve … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup Gameweek 25: Top Three March On

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid all won again at the weekend, with the Catalans maintaining their 12-point lead at the top of La Liga and the two capital clubs vying for the runners-up spot. A more intriguing drama is … Continue reading

Feuerstein’s Fire Tomorrow Night

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

FEUERSTEIN’S FIRE #138 2013 MLS SEASON PREVIEW SHOW #3 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH 8PM EST – 5PM PST GUESTS CHI: Ryan Sealock (Hot Time In Old Town) DC: Robert Hay Jr (MLS Talk DC Correspondant) NE: Sean Donahue (New England Soccer … Continue reading

MLS ’13 – The End of the Western Conference’s Dominance

Posted on by Robert Hay

For the past three years, the gulf between the two MLS conferences has seemingly been as deep as the Grand Canyon.  In 2011 and 2012, the East’s representative in MLS Cup was Houston, a convert from the West.  The last … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 27: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Six Premier League matches are on deck today beginning with Fulham against Stoke City (7:45am ET on ESPN2 for viewers in the United States). There’s no late kick-off today, so we have five matches at 10am ET/3pm UK time. Take … Continue reading

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and… Gareth Bale?

Posted on by Paul Nixon

Since being jettisoned into the spotlight of European football in October 2010 following his remarkable hat-trick against Inter Milan, Gareth Bale has gone from strength to strength. The year 2013 has seen Bale continue to churn out a string of … Continue reading

MLS ’13 – A Pivotal Year For Landon Donovan

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

When we’re starting to take down those 2013 calendars in order to prepare for 2014, one would imagine that the landscape for the US Men’s National Team and Major League Soccer could be quite different than it is right now. … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup Gameweek 24: 300 Up For Messi

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Lionel Messi hit his 300th goal in a Barcelona shirt as the runaway leaders of La Liga came from a goal behind to defeat Granada on Saturday. Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid both won on Sunday to maintain second and … Continue reading

MLS ’13 – Accepting MLS as a Feeder League

Posted on by Robert Hay

In the United States, we are used to the best.  The best cars, the best electronics, the best TV shows, everything we have is the best.  Even if we did not make it or create it, we still want it … Continue reading

Who’s Better, Andres Iniesta or Zinedine Zidane?

Posted on by Connor Parry

Who’s better, Andres Iniesta or Zinedine Zidane? Both players have graced La Liga but which one is better, I’m talking overall here not just in la Liga, here’s my view on Iniesta and Zidane. After growing up watching Zidane I … Continue reading

MLS ’13: Which Teams Improved Most This Offseason?

Posted on by Drew Farmer

The New York Red Bulls and Sporting KC seemed to be the only teams to get their signings done early, and much was in the works or finished before the 19 clubs in MLS began preseason training. Sporting began back … Continue reading