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die Tabelle lügen nicht! (a look back at round 20 of the Bundesliga)

1. Hertha Berlin (2-1 home win against Bayern) Just think how good this team could be with half their starters back. Actually it probably wouldn’t be much better as those injuries haven’t been significant to their back line, and that is where the strength of the Old Lady lies. I […]

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Scholes Inimitable as United Delete Fulham

“His passes stretched forever.” To cite any other player being more dominant and expressive in a match this season than Paul Scholes was against Fulham is nigh impossible. The ginger prince shies from cameras and adulation, but on the field he feels, more profoundly than any fortunate observer, the artistry […]

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Sir Alex Ferguson Adds to Chelsea Misery

I wonder why Sir Alex Ferguson waited until tonight to say what he said, when he had every opportunity to do so last week. Then again, he always has had a knack for waiting until the points were in the bag before opening his mouth (see Kevin Keegan and Rafa […]

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Notable English MLS Flops

Based on the rhetoric from some recent comments on this website you would believe any player with a Premier League history should dominate the lowly US based Major League Soccer. But the history of English born players with significant Premier League experience in MLS is a mixed bag. Some players […]

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The Restoration

While the 2009 MLS Season does not start until March 19, 2009, but, with apologies to the Pan-Pacific Championship which starts tonight, the Houston Dynamo will be the first MLS team to play a meaningful match when they host Atalante on Tuesday February 24, 2009 at 9:00 p.m. cst in […]

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UEFA Cup Round of 32 — Predictions and Previews

It has been a while since we’ve had some UEFA competition to talk about but the UEFA Cup Round of 32 kicks off today and tomorrow with some fantastic matchups. The showcase fixture has to be Werder Bremen vs AC Milan. Werder have struggled this seasons and are basically out […]

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Are Manchester City Really Destroying Football?

FC Copenhagen chairman Stale Solbakken suggests that Manchester City’s spending will ruin football. “The amounts of money that have been mentioned are incredible,” Solbakken told Ekstra-Bladet. “I think that such incredible sums will take part in destroying football. “They are creating too big a mental distance between what we call reality […]

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Can Eduardo Get Past an Apology

Now that Eduardo is back, I was expecting this one. Last year when the injury happened, we got headlines galore about no apology being made. Tonight, that same headline is back. Of course there is two sides to every story, and Martin Taylor certainly has his. He claims to have […]

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Angel Staying in MLS

It isn’t all bad news for Major League Soccer in the world of Designated Players.  Juan Pablo Ángel signed a long term extension with the Red Bulls which could keep him with the club until December 2012 when he would be 36. Ángel led the New Jersey based Red Bulls […]

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Beckham Divorce with MLS Mutual, Inevitable, Deserved

David Beckham wants to leave the Los Angeles Galaxy and stay in Italy, and so does the MLS—but they won’t admit it. The current transfer saga itself, as AC Milan negotiate making Beckham’s loan move permanent, is the type of high-profile exposure the American league pines for. While garnering both […]

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Famous Soccer Celebrities On LinkedIn

LinkedIn isn’t just the place for successful professionals. It’s also the home to successful soccer celebrities. Here are the top 10 most well-known soccer celebrities that you can find on LinkedIn. Marcelo Balboa. On the football pitch, Balboa was best known for his overhead kicks. Off the pitch, his claim […]

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