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Are you interested in a paid writing position to write about La Liga? If so, e-mail me at thegaffer[at]epltalk[dot]com and include some writing samples or links to articles you’ve written. I’m seeking someone who is passionate about Spanish football, and someone who is able to work alone and generate unique […]

Italy: Confederations Cup Disaster

As the final of the Confederations Cup approaches, the tournament for one team in particular has been an unmitigated disaster. Coming into the competition, as World Champions would surely mean an easy route to the semi-finals at least, however Italy capitulated in almighty fashion. A somewhat fortuitous victory over the […]

Giuseppe Rossi to Manchester United?

One positive to come out of Italy’s disastrous Confederations Cup adventure was the emergence of Giuseppe Rossi. Having been on the fringes of the Azzurri squad for some months, he finally made his breakthrough against the nation of his birth, putting himself firmly in the shop window this summer. Having […]

What Does The Dream Of Total Football Mean Today?

Yesterday, I looked at the expectations we often place on international football. This got me thinking about the Dutch and their legendary Total Football era in the 70s. What does this mean to us today? Does Cruyff’s legacy still influence world football? What do we want from our football? The […]

Contest Giveaway: Win A Chelsea Jersey And Prize Pack

This summer, Chelsea FC will be traveling around the United States to play in a series of high-profile friendlies as part of the World Football Challenge. John Terry, Frank Lampard, Michael Ballack, Didier Drogba, Michael Essien and the crew — along with new manager Carlo Ancelotti — will be playing […]

The return of Nedved?

A few weeks ago I posted a tribute to former Lazio and Juventus ace Pavel Nedved who had announced his retirement from the game.  Nedved has always been an exciting talent even at the grand old age of 36 and his performances for Juve last season were still top class, […]

Man City To Launch New Home Shirt With Rock Concert

Manchester City are scheduled to announce on Friday a one-of-a-kind concert to coincide with the launch of their new home football kit for the 2009-2010 season, according to an insider. The event will be organized in conjunction with Umbro and is entitled “Live From City.” The concert will feature headliner […]

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