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Champions League News Roundup

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I thought I would share with you some of the articles that have caught my eye over the past couple of days: Kartik of Major League Soccer Talk argues that Landon Donovan’s trial with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich is a … Continue reading

Spanish-Based Players Nucleus of Uruguay Callup

Posted on by Juan Arango

Palermo goalscorer Edinson Cavani will replace Diego Forlán on Oscar Washington Tabárez´ callup for the upcoming World Cup Qualifers against eternal rivals Argentina in Buenos Aires on October 11th and Bolivia in La Paz.   Canvani has become in the past … Continue reading

La Liga Team Of The Week – Week Three

Posted on by George Metellus

The La Liga Team Of The Week for Week 3 of the Spanish 1st division was an easy choice.   Considering the results and the environments the TOW had to perform in, there is no doubt that the runaway Week 3 … Continue reading

Draws galore but Bayern Munich and Juventus return with wins

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Just a quick editorial note to start, I had hoped to complete my Group Previews before Matchday 1 but that was not the case. I will still be pushing those out, hopefully finish before Matchday 2 hits. Now, on to … Continue reading

Good Matchday For Spanish Clubs

Posted on by Juan Arango

Spain’s big four in the Champions League came out in great shape after one matchday.   Barcelona looked like their usual selves- both good and bad- and were able to handle Sporting Lisbon by a score of 3-1.   Real … Continue reading

CONMEBOL Matchday 7

Posted on by Juan Arango

Big Loser:   Chile and Colombia.  If there is a tiebreaker it would hav to be based on the result.  So La Roja woud have to earn that honor.  These were the only two that lost at home.   But it was … Continue reading

Tabárez Makes Crucial Call Up

Posted on by Juan Arango

Oscar Washington Tabárez not only has to deal with the pressure that the Uruguayan media is putting on him, but he will have to play two vital games against direct rivals that are fighting for one of those direct spots … Continue reading

Intriguing Matchups For Spanish Teams

Posted on by Juan Arango

Both Madrid sides got a tough draw in the upcoming group stage of the UEFA Champions League.  Of all of the Spanish team Real Madrid got the unenviable distinction of being in this year’s Group of Death.   They will … Continue reading

Ruben Heads To Recre

Posted on by Juan Arango

Argentine star Marco Ruben was bought by Villarreal just a few days ago, but the former U-20 is not quite ready to unpack just yet as his final destination will be in Huelva. Because of the impact of forwards Giuseppe … Continue reading

Rossi’s Allegiance? What’s The Fuss?

Posted on by Juan Arango

February 1st the inevitable is going to happen with the US national team. Giuseppe Rossi is going to declare his allegiance to the Azzurri. Maybe I am going to hear it from people saying that I would like to see … Continue reading

Riquelme Back To Boca?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Rumors have come and rumors have gone along with promises and unfulfilled guarantees after his second stint ended on June 30th. Now this old flame rekindled and the dream quickly became a reality in the past 36 hours. Reports surfaced … Continue reading

Injury impact

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There are two very attractive matchups this weekend but both fixtures look to be impacted heavily by injuries (or travel exhaustion) suffered by key players. First let’s look at the Real Madrid v Espanyol match. Real Madrid will be without … Continue reading

Boca Might Get Their Man After All

Posted on by Juan Arango

Have you ever gone to a sore and seen a computer or TV set, what have you, and you knew right away it was going to be yours. The problems was that you couldn’t afford it. You waited and waited … Continue reading

Sevilla’s Stylish Start

Posted on by Christopher Harris

As The Gaffer already mentioned Sevilla kicked off their season on Saturday with a 4-1 win over Getafe. While I had been looking forward to the Madrid derby, I decided to watch the Sevilla-Getafe match and was not disappoined at … Continue reading

Weekend Preview – August 24th, 2007

Posted on by Christopher Harris

La Liga kicks off this weekend and I am going to highlight three games. We start things off with a bang as the Madrid derby sees Real host Atlético. It has been revealed that new signings Arjen Robben and Gabriel … Continue reading

Riquelme To Stay?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

By Juan Arango The Argentine international midfielder might decide to stay beyond his projected loan window. According to El Mediterraneo of Castellón, the exiled Villarreal star looks to be drawing his European adventure to a close. Sources have stated that … Continue reading

Squirrel Bids Farewell to European Football At Highbury

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Although Villarreal played poorly this past Wednesday night in the Champion’s League match against Arsenal, Gunners fans should have little to fear in the second leg next Tuesday. The most important aspect of the game for Arsenal, despite the lack … Continue reading

$25 Million Down The Drain?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

That’s how much revenue Man United will lose if they don’t qualify for the next round of the Champions League. What can you say about their game yesterday against Villarreal? The game was definitely more entertaining than the nil-nil scoreline … Continue reading