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MLS Power Rankings: Week Two

———————————————————->  Gomez’s trade left Gallardo and his monster salary to run the DC United midfield. The early returns have been promising for Colorado and mixed for DC United/SI photos.  Let me state it is early in the season and these rankings are not to be taken too seriously. Every team […]

Barça Fans Ask For Resignation

Amid the poor result Sunday at the Nou Camp, Barcelona club members and fans showed their displeasure with president Joan Laporta. In the dying minutes of thegame, fans became waving white towels symbolizing the members’ request for Laporta to step down. This act did not occur since 2003 and could […]

Premier League Odds and Sods 7 April 2008

Arsenal Reserves drew Liverpool Reserves 1-1 in a Saturday thriller. Rafa went with Jermaine Pennant and frisky Peter Crouch. Arsene started two English lads. Liverpool should have put the match away earlier. Crouch had a brilliant effort saved. Riise missed a sitter with his footballingly handicapped foot. Benayoun missed another. […]

The Future of Premier League Goal Highlights on the Internet

EPL Talk has seen the future of Premier League highlights on the Internet and it may be legal. If you missed it, The Daily Telegraph has recently started including highlights of matches on their website. But they’re not just normal highlights. Instead, they’re 3D animated representations of key moments in […]

Sunday Morning MLS Review

The Fire Exploded for Four First Half Goals Thursday Night / MLSNet.com Chicago’s performance again New England while providing an impressive score line owed itself more to the circumstances both weather wise and red card related than anything else. Jeff Larentowicz’s red card was totally unjustified. However the referee, Baldomero […]

Reading's 3-0 Loss to Newcastle Exposes Weaknesses

Watching Reading crumble this afternoon against Newcastle reminded me of how silly Steve Coppell must feel at times. By not strengthening his side last summer with the class of players that were needed to keep the Berkshire club as a competitive side, the Reading side has failed to impress this […]

New 08/09 Sunderland Away Shirt Revealed

Sunderland is changing the color and design of its 2008/2009 shirt from the current white to a blue and black color with stripes (pictured). Umbro will continue to be Sunderland’s shirt manufacturer. The new design features a unique shoulder and arm design with streaks. The decision to feature vertical stripes […]

One Rising Phoenix Required

Champions League Action: Roma vs. ManUnited 0 – 2 After the midweek crash and burn by Roma at Stadio Olimpico I’ve lost desire to write any previews. Truly Manchester United have Ronaldo and Van der Sar to thank for their victory as the performance of the rest of the squad […]

An American League in England?

Well, not really, but there are definitely some similarities between professional sports leagues here in the States and England’s most exciting, most competitive soccer league. And no, I’m not talking about the Premiership. I want to show a little bit of love to the Coca-Cola Championship, England’s second-tier domestic league. […]

Road to Wembley: FA Cup Semi-Finals

Due to a variety of personal situations, it has been a while since I was able to write an update on the FA Cup though I have continued to follow each round. When last I wrote, I was following the fate of Bury. They lost to Southampton in the fourth […]

Fulham Needs Victory Against Sunderland

The title of this post says it all. It’s straightforward for the Cottagers. Anything but a win against Sunderland tomorrow and Fulham can start packing their bags for the Coca-Cola Championship next year. Instead of lucrative home games against the likes of historic Premiership city rivals like Tottenham, Arsenal, and […]

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