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Telemundo Announces Broadcast Plans Ahead of 2018 World Cup

Spanish-language television station Telemundo has announced that they will be broadcasting the 2018 FIFA World Cup here in the United States. The NBCUniversal Television Group station will be taking over the U.S. Spanish-language World Cup broadcasting rights from Univision. Not only will Telemundo be airing the world’s largest soccer tournament […]

German Agency Declares Vanishing Spray a Health Hazard

A German inspection agency has come to the conclusion that the now famous vanishing spray used during 2014 World Cup matches contains parabens, a chemical linked with health issues. The agency, Technischer Überwachungs-Verein (TueV), issued a statement on the concern saying, “In its present form, the product is not usable […]

Would a Winter Break Benefit the Premier League?

Former FA and Arsenal F.C. vice-chairman David Dein has called on the Barclays Premier League to implement a winter break halfway through its season. Dein also suggested at the Soccerex Global Convention this week that the Premier League should enforce the break as soon as possible. Debate of a potential […]

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Confirms 5th Consecutive Presidential Run

Current FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has announced his bid for re-election, after first being elected as president of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association in 1998 Blatter has served four consecutive terms for the past 18 years. Although Blatter hinted that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil would be his […]

Cable TV No Longer The Future For The Soccer Viewing Fan

With cable and satellite prices continuing to increase, many people are joining the cord cutter movement and ditching their television provider services. In fact, 7.6 million Americans have ended their cable/satellite subscriptions according to USA Today. In the report, the newspaper claims that “about 6.5% of households nationwide have cut […]

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An Ode To John O’Shea

I love John O’Shea. Okay, it’s in that manly football fan kind of way, but still – I love John O’Shea. He’s my kind of player — not overly talented, not overly athletic and not overly handsome. But he will do a job for you anywhere, anytime, any place. Every […]

Performancing Interviews The Gaffer

Performancing, one of the leading websites for bloggers, interviewed me recently as the first part of a series of interviews with bloggers from different walks of life on the Internet. The interview discusses how I got started in blogging, who’s the one person I’d love to meet, how much time […]

The Highs And Lows Of Being A Fulham Supporter

Being a Fulham supporter I feel is a unique experience, as I have gone through many incredible moments such as watching the team play in a Europa League Final, but I have seen the other side now, as the club is currently struggling in the Championship after being relegated from […]

Happy Holidays From Setanta Sports

‘Tis the season for soccer networks to be spreading good wishes to bloggers and business contacts at this special time of the year. Last week we showed you what the Fox Soccer Channel holiday card looked like. Now it’s the turn of Setanta Sports (see above). If and when we […]

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Alleged global soccer match-fixer freed in Singapore

A Singaporean accused of leading the world’s largest football match-fixing syndicate was freed on Wednesday after a surprise court ruling seen as a blow to efforts to rid global sport of corruption. Businessman Dan Tan, who was arrested in September 2013 but never tried, was released after the Court of […]

Pellegrini: Juventus a gauge of Manchester City’s Champions League potential

Manchester City must put their “difficult situation” behind them and use Wednesday’s clash against Juventus as a test of their Champions League-winning potential, according to their coach Manuel Pellegrini. City, who have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition, face the Italian champions looking for revenge following their […]