1. Serie A Roundup – Week 30

    Well Serie A fans, welcome back.  The national team solidified their chances of going to South Africa so now its time for the clubs to solidify their chances for either a Scudetto,  European competition place, or avoid relegation.  With only … Continue reading

  2. Premier League Daily Digest, April 6, 2009

    What a brilliant Premier League weekend it was. The highlights, of course, being the spectacular match between Aston Villa and Manchester United with Federico Macheda’s last minute curling shot that ended in the corner of the net past the reach … Continue reading


    By Lou Bruno Since Christmas Day when my wife and daughter gave me a Fire jersey as a Christmas gift I waited for the Fire home opener for 2009 as my first chance to show my team pride at Toyota … Continue reading

  4. Special 1 TV: Sven Gets The Sack

    Sven Goran Eriksson getting sacked by Mexico last week was perfect fodder for this past weekend’s Special 1 TV episode. The Special One and Nelson Mandela gave Sven a bit of stick, while Wayne ended up babysitting a certain someone … Continue reading

  5. Guti Refuses To Warm Up?

    José María Gutiérrez was always a players with a temperment. Now that same temperment has him on the outside looking in with Madrid coach Juande Ramos. This rivalry has become part of the subplots in the Madrid media as the … Continue reading

  6. Pompey Play Up To Realism

    Saturday, February 7 2009 may well have been the most significant day in the modern history of Portsmouth FC when the Portsmouth of Tony Adams had succumbed to a 3-2 defeat at home to Liverpool despite having taken the lead … Continue reading

  7. 2009 USL-1 Preview

    USL-1 season begins in two weeks and thanks to Brian Quarstad of Inside Minnesota Soccer for compiling this preview of USL-1. Tomorrow we’ll have our weekly MLS review and a preview of the CONCACAF Champions League semifinal second leg match … Continue reading

  8. Arsenal Maintain Their Grip on Fourth

    Thanks to a brace from Emmanuel Adebayor, Arsenal continue on their quest to retain Champions League play for next year.  With a vacuum of newsworthiness over the last weeks, at least in regard to the Premier League, speculation turned to … Continue reading

  9. Tactical Analysis: Arminia 0-2 Schalke

    Tonight Schalke started the post-Rutten era with a 2-0 win at the Schüco Arena against relegation threatened Arminia Bielefeld. The first half started the same way most games had during Rutten’s reign, dreadful and boring. In fact Arminia were the … Continue reading

  10. Liverpool Without Javier Mascherano…

    It was a strange booking.  Xabi Alonso stuck out a leg and caught Real Madrid’s onrushing defender, Pepe, but Javier Mascherano took the booking. This may have been for kicking the ball away, but the Argentinian seemed to be clearing … Continue reading