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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 […]

Big Sam Sparks Rovers’ Revival

Who else could have saved Blackburn so effortlessly? Sat second bottom of the Premier League, five points from safety with just 13 points from 17 games, Sam Allardyce succeeded Paul Ince as Blackburn Rovers’ manager, and in less than 20 games he has made them all but safe – almost in […]

Roy Hodgson Has To Be The Manager Of The Year

On 28 December Roy Hodgson accepted the managers post at Premier League side Fulham. The Cottagers’ immediate future was looking bleak – in the bottom three, with just 14 points on the table. The revival was hardly immediate either, taking just two points from his first five league games in charge. Further to this Fulham […]

Who Will Take Over From Fergie At Manchester United?

One day hell will freeze over,the same day pigs will indeed be given the power of flight. Quite probably this will be the same day that Sir Alex Ferguson makes his departure from Old Trafford. On 6 November 1986 sat behind the managers desk for the first time at the helm of arguably […]

Chelsea’s UEFA Conspiracy Claims Are Laughable

With their typical class, Chelsea players and staff asserted their belief, following their 1-1 agg defeat to Barcelona, that UEFA conspired against them to prevent an all-English final in the Champions League. Players, such as Didier Drogba, displayed their sentiment by all but physically assaulting the referee as he left […]

Phili 2010 Logo Leaked

Welcome to the MLS, Union. BTW: Wasn’t the ‘Union” one of the names that the league pushed on Seattle??? Anywho, Its a fantastic name and fits Phili perfectly REVIEW: Wow, this is, awesome. I couldn’t have wished for a better crest. The Crest-in-a-crest feel is more than good. A good […]

Away Goal Rule: Why Do We Need It?

Away goals carry an immense weight in the Champions League. They delivered Milan to the final in 2005. They saw Liverpool oust Barcelona in 2007, despite the latter winning the leg at Anfield. And they pulled Barca’s fate from the abyss in the 93rd minute in this past Wednesday’s controversial […]

Technology In Football: Common Sense Must Prevail

The fall out from Chelsea v. Barcelona on Wednesday night continues unabated today as PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor has called for the use of technology in football to assist referees. Speaking to the BBC, he said: “We are putting referee’s in too vulnerable a situation with the conspiracy theories […]

Weekend TV

ALL TIMES EASTERN Friday Austin-Puerto Rico, 8pm FSC Saturday Everton-Spurs, 10am FSC  (Tim Howard) Milwall-Leeds 10 am Setanta (Zac Whitbread) Fulham-Aston Villa Noon Setanta (Clint Dempsey, Brad Friedel) West Ham-Liverpool 12:30 pm FSC (Jonathan Spector) San Luis-Toluca 6pm Telefutura (Michael Orozco) Columbus-Kansas City 7pm FSC Houston-FC Dallas 9pm ESPN America-Necaxa […]

Footballrama.com Review

There’s no doubt you’ve experienced the same frustration. You go to Google and search on a specific phrase for your favorite Premier League club, click the ‘Search’ button and wet your lips in anticipation. Except, the search results don’t show the listing you were expecting. You try again with a […]

Blip, What Blip?

Cast your minds back to Saturday March 21 2009.  Manchester United have just lost 2-0 away to Fulham, I think we were all surprised but it wasn’t what one would deem unbelievable. Something I did deem unbelievable was the reaction of some fans and pundits after the result. Rewind a week further back and we lay our scene at Old […]

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