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Russia’s Euro ’08 Squad

Last week, Guus Hiddink denied reports that he was in talks with Roman Abramovich to become Chelsea’s newest manager. Today, the Russian boss announced his 23-man squad for Euro 2008, with his team set to fight it out with Sweden, Spain, and defending champion Greece in Group D. GK (3): […]

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Hooliginism Hits MLS

No question mark this time. The line has been crossed in Columbus according to You Tube footage. I am following the US team in London the next several days and may not have time to give this serious story the attention it deserves so please check out the latest from […]

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Manchester Strikes Back- Episode 2

In the second episode of the Ronaldo Signing… “Negotiations” are underway.  Portuguese superagent Jorge Mendes is going to be a busy week.  After helping Massimo Moratti get Jose Mourinho… he prepares for one crazy summer. Malcolm Glazer rebutted Real Madrid’s offer by asking for three key players of Real Madrid’s […]

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What Lineup Should the US Field at Wembley?

This is a friendly meant for experimenting. I’d like to win but now knowing the squad and its limitations I think finding out about certain guys may in fact down the road be much more important than chasing a result that is unlikely to come. ———————————-Jaqua————————————— ———————————Adu——————————————- Beasley—————————————————–Donovan—— ————————–Clark—————Bradley———————– Pearce————–Onyewu————–Edu——–Cherdundolo—- […]

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Fulham Announces Preseason Tour Of South Korea

Fulham announced this morning that it’ll be playing two preseason friendlies in South Korea this July. The club will play against FC Seoul on July 23 and against Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i FC on July 26. Fulham’s decision to travel to South Korea this summer dashes any hopes of the club […]

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Javier Mascherano And The Seven Nation Army

When Jack White and Meg White of The White Stripes wrote the song Seven Nation Army, which was released in 2003, little did they know it’d be adopted and twisted and turned into a chant by Liverpool fans in support of their masterful midfielder Javier Mascherano. If you’re not familiar […]

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Confirmed Teams for the CCC season 2008-2009

Here is who will be playing next season in the CCC: Barnsley Birmingham City Blackpool Bristol City Burnely Cardiff City Charlton Athletic Coventry City Crystal Palace Derby County Doncaster Rovers Ipswich Town Norwich City Nottingham Forest Plymouth Argyle Preston North End Queens Park Rangers Reading Sheffield United Sheffield Wednesday Southampton […]

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EPL Talk: Tim Vickery

Episode 105 features an interview with Tim Vickery, one of the most astute writers on the topic of South American football and a co-host of the BBC World Football Phone-In Show as well as writer for World Soccer Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Vickery has lived in Brazil since 1994. His […]

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MLS Power Rankings

1-     New England Revs     The most likely side to feature in MLS Cup stole yet another road match. Matt Reis was simply scintillating in goal and if Bob Bradley wants to continue to deepen the goalkeeper pool, despite being in his thirties Reis can contribute.     2-     […]

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Tim Vickery Interview

Episode 105 features an interview with Tim Vickery, one of the most astute writers on the topic of South American football and a co-host of the BBC World Football Phone-In Show as well as writer for World Soccer Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Vickery has lived in Brazil since 1994. His […]

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Let’s Chill

I can’t blame him. If I were in his position, I would do the exact same thing. While Sir Alex Ferguson and Real Madrid trade potshots- Ronaldo just sits back and basks in the glory of the moment. Hey I can sympathize with him. I remember the days when I […]

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Hot Down Below

Numancia, like Real Madrid, ran away from the pack and are just one point away from returning to the first division.  The big battle for promotion is being fought between Málaga, Sporting, and Real Sociedad.   Málaga have a slight advantage with a one-point lead over Sporting and Sociedad. On the […]

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Euro '08 Preview–Group A (Part 2)

After taking a little break to watch some afternoon baseball, I’m back with the second part of my Group A preview.  Switzerland: Coming off their unexpected progression to the Round of 16 in World Cup 2006, where they were the only team to not concede a goal during regulation, Switzerland […]

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Keita’s Hello Is Deco’s Adeus

Seydou Keita’s signed his contract with Barcelona on Monday. He might as well just signed Deco’s walking papers in order to give people the same message. The Mali international, one of the players requested by new blaugrana coach Josep Guardiola, signed a four-year and the club had to pay Sevilla […]

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Euro '08 Preview–Group A (Part 1)

First of all, I want to wish all of my fellow countrymen here in the States a wonderful Memorial Day. Almost everyone I know has or had a family member in the armed forces, and today is all about remembering those who died while in military service to their country. […]

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