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Mutu plans charitable solution

Fiorentina forward Adrian Mutu has offered to make a huge donation to charity if his former employer’s Chelsea are prepared to waive his 17million euro fine.  Mutu was handed the huge fine by Fifa for breaching his contract at Stamford Bridge after he tested positive for cocaine in 2004. Mutu […]

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Dempsey’s Foul: The Wrong Call

As much as I enjoy Kartik’s writing and analysis, let me add a counter-point on this.  The referee clearly blew this call, and there are no rules of the game or replay angels that would ever indicate otherwise. That being said, I try not to get fussed about blown calls.  Soccer is […]

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Everton, United, England: What’s With The Star Trek Kits?

Admiral Capello strides onto the bridge. “Status report, Lieutenant Rooney!” he shouts. Rooney is grim. “The Croatians have boarded the ship, Sir,” he says. “They’ve already scored two goals.” “I see,” says Capello. He turns to his chief defensive officer. “Mr Neville raise all shields in the back. I don’t […]

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Football’s. Transfer. System. Is. Flawed.

Isn’t it amazing how long it takes Fifa to put put five words together and then act upon them. Football’s transfer system is flawed and everybody knows it, so why is it only now that constructive action is being taken? The biggest problem faced by the current system is the […]

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Italian FA President: No Foreign Owners

For Milan fans, the news was bad enough that they had been trounced by rival Inter while being watched by their owner and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.  However, a rumor circulating that Berlusconi has been in negotiations to sell the club to Libyan leader Muammar al-Gadaffi adds to the […]

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Exclusive Interview With Barney Ronay

Barney Ronay of The Guardian is the latest guest on the EPL Talk Podcast to discuss his newest book, The Manager: The Absurd Ascent Of The Most Important Man In Football. Ronay is best known for his appearances on the The Guardian’s Football Weekly Podcast as well as the top […]

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2010 MLS All-Star Match To Be Held At Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas

Tomorrow, Major League Soccer, the Houston Dynamo, and Lone Star Sports and Entertainment will officially announce that the 2010 MLS All-Star Game will be held at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, not Robertson Stadium. While Reliant Stadium, which was officially opened in 2002, is a multiple-use stadium, it is primarily […]

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Legends Of English Football: #8 Brian Clough

Brian Clough’s managerial career has been well documented, but it often completely overshadows the success Clough had as a player. Whilst he was often accused of nepotism towards his son Nigel whilst he was the manager of Nottingham Forest, it wasn’t hard to see where the younger player got his […]

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EPL Talk: Barney Ronay

Barney Ronay is the featured guest of episode 133 of the EPL Talk Podcast. Ronay, best known for his appearances as a regular co-host on The Guardian’s Football Weekly Podcast as well as being one of the football writers for The Guardian, discusses his newest book entitled The Manager. In […]

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 25

After week 25 the numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   WK 25 175 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2005   15,302     6   14,878     14,912     162   2006   12,373   -19.15%   8   15,115   1.59%   14,997   0.57%   167   2007   18,809   52.02%   8   16,497  […]

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Leeds United v Man United, 1968-69: Video Flashback

Today’s video flashback is from the late 1960s when two quality teams, Leeds United and Manchester United, faced each other at Elland Road. The video footage is interesting for several different seasons. It’s in black and white. Plus you get to watch the opening of the show for a program […]

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