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Benitez To Juve?

Well that was one of the biggest headlines of the week in both England and Spain as well as in Italy.    Not pleased with Claudio Rainieri´s job during his 14-month tenure with La Vecchia Signora, the club is already looking for a replacement and the Spaniard is at the top […]

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Ramos Faces Axe at Spurs Unless Results Improve

The last time Tottenham endured such a poor start to a season was the year the Titanic went down, and if the dreadful results continue at White Hart Lane in the coming weeks then manager Juande Ramos will be the one sinking into unemployment. The board and directors are unforgiving […]

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Zambrano Out At Recre

Manolo Zambrano saw the writing on the wall after his side lost at the weekend in disheartening fashion against Málaga 4-0.  Prior to this match, the Boquerones (Anchiovies) were the team with the most water in their gunpowder in the entire league.  Prior to their match against Recre, they had […]

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A New Renaissance in Florence

Those of us who paid attention in high school know the Renaissance began in Italy and spread across the West causing a change in art, music, and thought.  Its affects have greatly shaped the modern world.  The center of the Renaissance began in Florence or as it is known in Italy: Firenze.  Talented […]

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Spain Remains Top Dog

La Furia remain atop the FIFA/Coca Cola Rankings for a fourth consecutive month.   They were able to distance themselves from Italy and Germany in the rankings as they earned 52 more points  than the reigning world champs and 71 more than Die Mannschaft after more than convincing wins against Bosnia […]

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UEFA Considers Banning Premier League Clubs From Europe

UEFA’s general secretary David Taylor has lost his marbles. He’s warned clubs that they may face being banned from competing in European competitions if they continue to carry excessive debt. “There would be forms of communication, even warnings, even reprimands before one would ever get to a situation of exclusion […]

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Is MLS Really Competitive

The continued outstanding form of the Houston Dynamo and the likelihood that Houston will win yet another MLS Cup title this year begs the question: Have MLS proponents and the league once again exaggerated MLS’ quality, this time in claiming how competitive the league is top to bottom. Consider this: […]

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The Championship Starting To Shape Up

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Is MLS Really Competetive?

Kyle Beckerman/AP Photo The continued outstanding form of the Houston Dynamo and the likelihood that Houston will win yet another MLS Cup title this year begs the question: Have MLS proponents and the league once again exaggerated MLS’ quality, this time in claiming how competitive the league is top to […]

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The Third Half 2

The mid week edition of The Third Half starts with Johnathan Starling and Kevin of Serie A Talk discuss the weekend that was Serie A along with discussing the Italian National Team that will play in the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Shakira Graham of Championship Talk also joins Johnathan Starling […]

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Milan Get Accessible Draw

AC Milan have a smaller obstacle to overcome en route to a UEFA Cup title.  Tuesday’s draw in Nyon saw them favored in the group stages as they will face off against Heerenveen, SC Braga,  Portsmouth, and Wolfsburg.  Meanwhile, Sampdoria and Udinese will see it extremely difficult in groups C […]

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The Beginning Of The End For Debt Ridden Clubs?

With the prediction by Lord Triesman, head of the Football Association, that the current global economic crisis could spell a ‘terrible danger’ to clubs with spiralling debt, meaning could we actually see a Premier League club go to the wall? According to Triesman the Premier League is currently in £3bn […]

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UEFA Cup Group Draw

UEFA held the draw for the UEFA Cup group stage today and some fascinating pairings emerged. Both Martin Jol and Steve McClaren will take their new clubs back to England as FC Twente will face Manchester City and Jol’s Hamburg will take on Aston Villa. This year’s groups are looking […]

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Spain Plagued By Injuries

La Furia got together on Tuesday as they begin preparations for their upcoming World Cup qualifier matches against Estonia and Belgium.   Valencia midfielder Raúl Albiol joins Barcelona’s Carles Puyol (foot infection) and Andrés Iniesta (knee), Villarreal’s Santi Cazorla (leg contusion), and Sevilla’s  Diego Capel (hamstring) in the list of players […]

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