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Next Season’s Bundesliga Kits

See the full picture here! Football Shirt Culture has released a photo of next season strips for the current Bundesliga sides. What do people think? I am loving Dortmund’s shirts for next season. My favorite strip might be Hertha’s third shirt, followed by Gladbach’s 2nd. Hannover’s shirt are just terrible. […]

Deja Vu All Over Again At Arsenal

After watching Arsene Wenger’s young guns humiliated at home for the second time in less than a week, the perennial questions surrounding Le Professeur’s philosphy and transfer window policy are being whipped about in earnest. The possibility of a waning Arsenal side doing enough to steal third place from Chelsea […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 35

Week 35 of the Serie A was full of tight matches showing the competitive balance of Italy’s 1st Division of Football. Only one match had a goal differential of more than 2 goals and there were 6 draws over the weekend. One of those draws delayed a Scudetto celebration for […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 35

The magic number for Week 35 action in La Liga was 3. That number was massive as 7 of the 10 matches this weekend had at least 3 goals scored, in those matches 7 teams scored at least 3 goals by themselves including the stunning 3-3 draw at the Camp […]

Ryan Babel: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

Marco van Basten told us Ryan Babel might just be the next Thierry Henry. And there have been some instances to suggest the 22-year-old could be on the path to greatness: Babel’s 40 yard blast against Chelsea to give Liverpool a breath of hope in last year’s Champions League semi-final. […]

Barcelona need another way

It was called a victory for football. With the free-flowing, attack minded Barca defeating the dour hard-nosed boys from West London, with their stifling, aggressive and negative tactics. But it wasn’t total football that won Barca the game last Wednesday night, it was one moment of brilliance from Iniesta in […]

Observations From Premier League Weekend, May 9-10

It was another exciting weekend of football in the Premier League. Liverpool continued to keep the heat on Sir Alex Ferguson after the Merseyside club beat West Ham United 3-0, while Manchester United moved one step closer to the 2008/2009 title with their comfortable 2-0 derby win. Is the race […]

New Stoke City Away Shirt For 09/10 Season: Revealed

A photograph of Stoke City’s new away shirt for the 2009-2010 season have been revealed. Stoke City’s new away football kit will be black with red trim. Designed and manufactured by Le Coq Sportif, the shirt will be sponsored by Britannia Building Society. The new black away kit will replace […]

Special 1 TV: Jose Tackles The Champions League

The latest episode of Special 1 TV is out, and it’s chock full of references to last week’s Champions League drama. The Special One gives his views about Pep Guardiola, Didier Drogba, Guus Hiddink, Arsenal’s exit at the hands of Manchester United and more — including the Swedish version of […]

Guide to Bundesliga stadiums

As the last World Cup hosts, Germany unsurprisingly have an array of impressive stadiums. There are no fewer than 11 football stadiums with a capacity of at least 50,000, 10 of which are called home by Bundesliga clubs. This is compared to only four English football grounds, including Wembley, to […]

Who is the target demo for MLS?

Who is the real target demographic of professional soccer in the U.S.? Is it Soccer Moms?  Is it Soccer players?  Is it Latino people? Sure, Soccer Moms, Latinos and Soccer players make up some of the peripheral targets, but who makes up the core target? One U.S. pro soccer fan thinks he’s the core […]

Tevez, Ronaldo Give Ammo to the ABU Crowd

Football loves dominant sides. Think of Herbert Chapman’s Arsenal of the 1920s, ravaging England with the WM formation; Real Madrid of the early days of the European Cup, with Alfredo di Stefano and Ferenc Puskas wreaking havoc on unsuspecting continental champions; Liverpool getting comfy on their “fucking perch,” winning four […]

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