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  1. The Pride of American Club Soccer

    On a night when the LA Galaxy despite a herculean effort from one David Beckham managed to embarrass themselves yet again and legitimately call into question the standard of play and development in the United States, the reigning league champion … Continue reading

  2. Miami Fusion Retrospective Podcast

    A retrospective of the Miami Fusion’s history in MLS from 1998 to 2001 will be released in the upcoming weeks. If you have memories of the Fusion, please contact me at kartik@majorleaguesoccertalk.com or kartik@csrnusa.com .

  3. The rowdy roots of British football

    The Times Online has a review of the book Uppies and Downies: The Extraordinary Football Games of Britain by Hugh Hornby. The book is a fascinating look at Atherstone Ball Game and other ancient contests that still take place in … Continue reading

  4. Pan Pacific Championship Preview

    This week’s Pan Pacific Championship will air live in the United States on ESPN Classic. The matches start in the wee hours EST and in prime time for the west coast so set your VCRs, DVRs, or Tivo device to … Continue reading

  5. What Was Avram Grant Thinking?

    They say hindsight is 20/20, and that’s certainly true. That doesn’t make it worthless though, especially when the party involved has already made a few questionable decisions in the past. So then, Mr. Grant, let me ask you why you … Continue reading

  6. Gut check time for Arsenal

    The Champions League game tomorrow versus AC Milan could easily define the season for Arsenal. At times this year no team in Europe has looked better then Arsenal and their free flowing style of football has been a joy to … Continue reading

  7. Round of 16 Predictions

    Here are my picks to go through to the quarter-finals. Liverpool v InternazionaleOlmypiacos v ChelseaRoma v Real MadridSchalke v PortoArsenal v MilanLyon v Manchester UnitedFenerbahce v SevillaCeltic v Barcelona I could see Roma or Fenerbache advancing from their matches, those … Continue reading

  8. The Italians are coming!

    Champions League action is back starting 20:45 GMT today, I’m planning to catch first leg action of all Italian sides thank God for tape delay. Both Milans landed in Britain yesterday will take on Premiership sides Liverpool and Arsenal. The … Continue reading

  9. MLS News and Notes

    I spent yesterday afternoon with Real Salt Lake at training. I’ll have a full report on RSL later in the week and a few exclusive interviews next week on the American Soccer Show. Steve Marlet a striker who showed some … Continue reading

  10. FA Cup Quarterfinal Draw

    The draw for the quarterfinal round of the world’s oldest soccer competition was conducted today in Soho Square. From a record 731 teams that entered the 2007-2008 edition of the FA Cup, we’re down to the last 8/9 and for … Continue reading

  11. Effective Magic is Transcendent Nature

    They were surprise shocks felt around the world, or so much of the media would have you believe.  Vultures scrupulously circled a cavernous Anfield as the Scouse nation struggled to surmount the sickly hangover of a late Liverpool crumble.  Ferguson’s … Continue reading

  12. SHOW TIME IN GENOA

    The Derby della Lanterna begun with Genoa and Sampdoria renewing old aquaintances. A goalless first half built a powder keg of emotion between the ancient rivals. Second half action saw Sampdoria the hungrier side continually pressing forward, creating a majority … Continue reading

  13. FA Cup 5th Round Recap

    Seven out of the eight FA Cup 5th Round ties were settled this weekend, with only the Middlesbrough-Sheffield United pairing in need of a replay. That match will come at the Riverside on the 26th, but both teams will be … Continue reading

  14. Juventus vs. Roma Part II

    The Giallorossi and the Bianconeri once again face off renewing a rivalry which is one of the most lasting and bitter in the world of Italian football. Roma fans certainly think of Juventus as their sworn enemy making Juve good … Continue reading

  15. Barnsley Shocks Liverpool in FA Cup

    I don’t think I need to explain to you what an upset this is, so I won’t. Liverpool should’ve won the game. It’s that simple. They had more shots, more possession, more chances, more everything. But they only scored one … Continue reading

  16. You Cannot Make a Revolution with Silk Gloves

    ESPNsoccernet is reporting that Red and White Holdings Ltd. has increased it’s share of Arsenal F.C. to 24%, making the group the second largest shareholder behind Daniel Fiszman who has 24.11%.  The lock-down agreement preventing a takeover bid expires in … Continue reading