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Champions League Group C Preview

FC Basel 1893 How They Got Here:Basel beat Vitoria de Guimaraes (also known as Vitoria SC) 2-1 on aggregate in the third round of qualifying. Basel won the Swiss League last season. Star Performer: MF Benjamin Huggel. An experienced member of the Swiss national squad, Huggel is a strong presence […]

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Join All Talk All-Stars Fantasy!!!

Simply log on to the UEFA website.  When registering your team, go to the League tab and look All Talk All Stars. Then look for the All Talk All-Star League. The grand prize will include a huge pat on the back and an inflated ego! If you have any questions, […]

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CONCACAF Champions League: Group A Preview

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Rapid Revival

Six points in two matches for a last place team is a feel good story in most football leagues, but in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference it puts you on the cusp of a playoff spot. What Gary Smith, the Rapids interim manager has done is remarkable since taking over […]

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CONCACAF Champions League: Group A Preview

st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Predictions: 1- Saprissa 2- Cruz Azul 3- DC United 4- Marathon Top two group finishers advance to quarterfinals /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} This group is the preverbal […]

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La Liga Team Of The Week

Welcome to the 1st edition of “La Liga Team Of The Week”  Isn’t this the best part of the sports year.  Mainly because its the start of football season, both American and International aka Real football.   Its gonna be one great season and hopefully as a Barca fan, the Blaugrana […]

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Delap Throws, but Cahill Sees Everton Through

Picture via Sky Sports Tim Cahill comes to the rescue again as Stoke City’s set piece defending comes back to haunt them as despite coming back to level at two thanks to Rory Delap’s throws, Everton leave the Britannia Stadium 3-2 winners. One goal from open play, four set piece […]

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Phishers Turn Their Attention To Premier League

The Premier League and its clubs are so rich with cash these days that they’re giving away £500,000 to fans. Well, not exactly. Take a look at the following phishing e-mail that my wife received last week: The phishing company is hoping to get unsuspecting football fans to provide their […]

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New Portsmouth Third Shirt 08/09 Revealed

Portsmouth will launch their new third shirt for the 2008/2009 season this Thursday, September 18. The new kit is designed by Canterbury and features the same design as the away kit except that the third kit is black with gold trim. The shirt celebrates Portsmouth’s 110th anniversary as a football […]

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A Sparkling Debut

Was Bob Bradley watching GOL TV this morning? How about Peter Nowak? If they did happen to stumble upon Villerreal’s La Liga match with Deportiva, they would have been shocked by what they saw. The same player Bradley has not called into the national team since February came on at […]

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Serie A Match Day Two Results

Several surprises Sunday,  including AC Milan losing to Genoa and Fiorentina losing to Napoli Saturday Sept 13th Palermo 3 – 1 Roma Inter 2 – 1 Catania Sunday Sept 14th Lazio 2 – 0 Sampdoria Genoa 2 – 0 AC Milan Seina 2 – 0 Cagliari Napoli 2 – 1 Fiorentina […]

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Mike Ashley Got the Message

After a week of protest and criticism from fans and neutrals alike, myself included, current Newcastle owner Mike Ashley finally got the message: he’s not wanted anymore. Here’s the complete transcript of the statement he made earlier today: “I have enjoyed sport since I was a boy. I love football. I […]

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CONCACAF: The State of Play

  Mexico is reasserting itself as the dominant CONCACAF power. Wednesday’s 2-1 win over Canada in Chiapas saw Mexico once again mix the old and the new as far as player selection. With Blanco having now retired and Jared Borgetti seemingly frozen out of Sven Goran Eriksson’s setup, veteran leadership […]

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I'm On Setanta Sports: The Battle For Berba

The newest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports is back and it’s one of the best this season. Jose Mourinho, The Boy and It reenact the transfer deadline day drama at Manchester City and Manchester United involving Dimitar Berbatov. Fantastic stuff! [display_podcast]

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Legend of Cahill Continues

Last December, I wrote a post detailing the impressive late-game exploits of Everton and Australia attacking midfielder Tim Cahill. There is no doubt that Cahill is the most clutch player in the world, bar none. Cristiano Ronaldo? No. Lionel Messi? Nope. Fernando Torres? No. If your team needs a goal to either […]

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