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  • Saturday, February 13

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    Real Madrid vs. Athletic, 10am ET, beIN SPORTS & fuboTV

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    Valencia vs. Espanyol, 2:30pm ET, beIN SPORTS en Espanol and fuboTV

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How Italy Will Beat Slovakia

Despite Italy’s lackluster performance in their first two group stage matches, the Azzurri have the chance to advance into the next round of the World Cup with a win or a tie plus help.  Some excellent analyses of the Italian team’s weaknesses have been published over the last few days, and […]

Who Are the Starting 11 for the Azzurri?

An ESPN interview with some of the Italian national team players shows that not even the squad seems to know who will be on the pitch on Sunday when they kick off versus Paraguay.  Marcello Lippi has been tight-lipped about who will start and what formation the Azzurri will play, […]

Oriundi And Foreign-Born Players For The Azzurri?

With Brazilian striker Amauri close to becoming an Italian citizen, it looks like Bayern Munich’s Luca Toni will find it quite hard to represent Italy in South Africa. Azzurri Boss Marcello Lippi has hinted on more than one occasion that Amauri will be very useful for the national team. The raging debate is […]

ONE YEAR TO GO: Will World Champs or World Chumps be flying to South Africa?

To fans of Calcio it’s still as vivid as ever: The vision of Fabio Cannavaro lifting the World Cup aloft remains the proudest of Italian memories in a difficult recent history. But with one year to go before the 19th World Cup Final, Cannavaro and his Azzurri have a lot […]

Genoa vs Fiorentina LIVE Second Half Action

In the battle of topscorers with Diego Milito on 14 goals, and Alberto Gilardino on 14 goals, today’s contest is off to a flying start after the one-two partnership of Genoa’s Tiago Motta and Diego Milito have made it advantage Genoa 1-0 within the first 12 minutes. LIVE Updates at […]

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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FA Cup betting preview

  The magic for which the FA Cup is famous around the world is that small town teams get a chance to prove themselves against the big boys, and often reach the latter stages of the competition. When it comes to winning the cup though, small clubs often fail in […]

Setanta Working Deals with DISH Network and Comcast

The Australian Football Association of North America (AFANA) is reporting that Setanta Sports is pushing hard to get their network added to DISH and Comcast by June or July, which would be perfect timing for the beginning of the 2007/2008 Premiership season in August. Setanta would kick off on Comcast […]

Premier League Footballers On All-Star Injury Fantasy Team

We thought it’d be fun to pick our all-star injury football team featuring those Premier League players that always seem to be injured. Thanks to the EPL Talk readers who participated in last weekend’s EPL Talk Chat for the idea. Chris Kirkland Gary Neville Mikael Silvestre Jonathan Woodgate Ledley King […]

Serie A Talk Meets World Soccer Daily

I had the privilege of being a guest on World Soccer Daily yesterday and talked with hosts Steven Cohen and Kenny Hassan on the approaching Serie A season as well as potential transfers and finally FIFA’s decision to fine Adrian Mutu £13.68 million. Audio Segment [display_podcast] For those of you unfamilar with […]

Got Milk? Is Rafa Benitez On Acid?

Football press conferences are usually quite predictable affairs with the manager trotting out the usual clichés and obfuscation in response to the same old questions from the press. They are rarely places to deploy an extended metaphor but someone must have forgotten to tell Rafa Benitez because his latest comments […]

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Analyzing Chelsea’s defensive cover to replace injured Kurt Zouma

Kurt Zouma suffered an unsettling injury during Chelsea’s Premier League match against Manchester United in last week’s fixture at Stamford Bridge.  His fall was so awkward and his pain so obvious that United’s Juan Mata immediately called for a stoppage of play, frantically signaling to the bench that his opponent needed treatment. Following the match, the […]

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