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  1. Newcomers Almeria shock Real

    La Liga newcomers Almeria, founded as recent as 1989, celebrate what could be their biggest result on Saturday with a 2-0 win over visitors Real Madrid. Bernd Schuster (Real Madrid manager) warned his squad to not be complacent with the … Continue reading

  2. Giving Credit When Credit is Due

    I’ve given Arsenal their share of criticism all year long and been hesitant to jump on the Gunners’ bandwagon, especially because of the relatively soft away schedule they’ve played up to this point. Manchester United are still going to win … Continue reading

  3. David Beckham Deserves his 100th Cap

    With the announcement of the 30-man provisional squad selected by new England coach Fabio Capello yesterday for the upcoming friendly against Switzerland, I thought it was time for me to weigh in on the “Does Becks deserve his 100th cap?” … Continue reading

  4. African Cup of Nations Recap–Day 12

    Both teams said they were playing to win the game. Both teams only needed a point to advance the quarterfinals. What was the result? As I predicted here a few days ago, the Tunisia-Angola match yesterday ended in a boring … Continue reading

  5. Mexico’s Squad for February 6th

    Hugo Sanchez evidently feeling the heat for the continued failures against the U.S. has called a very good squad for this friendly- a squad which quite frankly the US cannot match in talent and technical skill even if the the … Continue reading

  6. City, Liverpool Exposed for What They Are

    Yesterday’s action proved especially telling for two sides, Manchester City and Liverpool. Both teams came into this season with high expectations; Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez stated repeatedly that winning the Premiership was his side’s main goal and obviously he wanted … Continue reading

  7. Latest January Transfer News

    I’m in the middle of my own “transfer” at the moment (moving into my new house) but I am still keeping an eye on the deals and rumours. The biggest rumour circulating is that Manchester City have had a bid … Continue reading

  8. The Daily Mirror: Are You Derby in Disguise?

    Either The Daily Mirror newspaper from England are secret Derby fans or perhaps Manchester United fans, or maybe they’re just sloppy journalists. Whatever the case, take a look at the above screenshot from their website where they’ve written the wrong … Continue reading

  9. African Cup of Nations Recap–Day 11

    Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o became the top scorer in African Cup of Nations finals history today when he converted his second PK of the tournament in the 28th minute, and Cameroon benefited from a Sudanese own goal just six minutes … Continue reading

  10. African Cup of Nations Recap–Day 10

    Disgruntled Chelsea striker Didier Drogba scored just nine minutes in and two second half goals were added insurance for Ivory Coast yesterday as Les Éléphants, my pre-tournament pick to win the whole thing, cruised to a 3-0 win over Mali. … Continue reading