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Champions League Results Thursday

Barca Put On Scoring Clinic Barcelona 5-2 Lyon BAR:  Henry’ (24’, 26’), Messi (39´), Eto´o (42´), Keita (90´+5′) OL:  Makoun (43′), Juninho (48′) BAR adv.  on 6-3 agg. Defending Champs Make Inter Look Not-So Special Manchester United 2-0  Inter MAN:  Vidic (3´), Ronaldo (49´)                                                                                                                                                                                                                               MAN adv.  on 2-0 agg. […]

Why Can’t ESPN Pronounce English Soccer Terms Correctly?

Forgiving the Gaffer’s scheduling criticisms, ESPN mostly has been wonderful for soccer promotion in the U.S..  Top goals are making the top-ten plays.  Sportscenter features highlight reels.  Yesterday’s Real Madrid-Liverpool match, though it was not the greatest testament, featured on the flagship network.  Much has been done, and the burgeoning […]

Poll: Who Will Win? Man United or Inter Milan?

If the Man United against Inter Milan match can even be half as good as the Liverpool versus Real Madrid match, this will be one of the most entertaining Champions League weeks in such a long time. But in the battle between Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho, who do […]

Champions Badge Added to Man United Shirts

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will present Manchester United with a special Champions badge before tonight’s Champions League match at Old Trafford between United and Inter Milan. The special Champions badge (pictured above) is in recognition of United’s triumph in the FIFA Club World Cup tournament. The white emblem features an […]

ESPN Fail To Perfect Champions League TV Coverage

With ESPN on Tuesday, I didn’t know whether to kiss them on the cheek or kick them in the balls. The Disney owned network only had since December 19, when the knockout round draw was originally announced, to figure out which second leg matches would be shown on which ESPN […]

Liverpool Destroy Real Madrid With Dreamlike Performance

New rule. All Liverpool games at Anfield have to be played on weeknights. I’m kidding, of course, but why can’t Liverpool play like they did against Real Madrid in the Premier League? They would wipe the opposition clean. Such tenacity. Such passion. Such skill. Incredible stuff. If it wasn’t for […]

Champions League Tuesday Scores

Madrid Feel  “El Chorreo” At Casa De Anfield Liverpool 4-0 Real Madrid LIV: Torres (16′), Gerrard (27′ pk, 47′), Dossena (88′) LIV adv. on 5-0 agg. Drogba and Essien Are Money- Again Juventus 2-2 Chelsea JUV:  Iaquinta (18′), Del Piero (74′) CHE:  Essien (45’+1′), Drogba (83′) CHE adv. on 3-2 […]

Confirmed Lineups For Tuesday Champions League Matchups

Liverpool – Real Madrid LIV: Reina, Arbeloa, Fabio Aurélio, Carragher, Skrtel, Mascherano, Xabi Alonso, Gerrard, Babel,Kuyt, Torres MAD: Casillas, Heinze, Pepe, Cannavaro, Sergio Ramos, Gago, Diarrá, Robben, Sneijder, Raúl, Higuaín Panatinaikos-Villarreal PAN:Galinovic, Sarriegi, Salpingidis,Gilberto, Gabriel, Karagounis, Simão, Vintra, Wawrzyniak, Mantzios, Nilsson VIL: Diego López, Capdevila, Ángel, Eguren, Fabricio Fuentes, Senna, […]

MLS 2009: Good Buy, Bad Buy

The 2009 MLS Salary list has been released thanks to the MLS Players Union and as always some players stand out as bargains and others as terrible buys. Here is our list of the best and worst of MLS salaries for 2009. DESIGNATED PLAYERS The DP rule was at least […]

What to do about the Problem Fans?

Consequences after the Riots in Hamburg: DFB President Zwanziger is considering Travel Bans on Fans, Rostock is not ruling out Court Actions against the instigators. The Police Union is warning that there may be fatalities soon and is demanding games in empty stadiums. Hamburg – The physical damage caused in […]

Best And Worst EPL Kickoff Times Around The World

It’s quite common to hear supporters of Premier League teams who live in the United Kingdom complaining about kickoff times. You’ll often hear them moan about kickoff times being too late or too early, as they reminisce about the good old days of traditional 3pm Saturday start times. The bottom […]

Champions League Schedule On US TV

This is it. After months of foreplay, the Champions League finally comes down to one of the most exciting stages of the tournament — the second leg of the first knockout round. Over the next 48 hours, we’ll witness which eight teams will qualify for the quarter-finals of the illustrious […]

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