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Joel Matip Hospitalized With Malaria

Young Schalke defender Joel Matip has been hospitalized with Malaria following time out on international duty with Cameroon. As if things couldn’t get any worse for Schalke. While Matip’s condition has still not been made public, we all wish a speedy return to the game for the young player who […]

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In a week holding fixtures such as Blackburn Rovers-Chelsea and Arsenal-West Ham United, you can be forgiven for being surprised at the lack of goal-fests. Chelsea and Arsenal stumbled towards unspectacular wins, whilst Manchester United undid Tottenham Hotspur with a comedy goal on their way to a 2-0 victory. And […]

Newcastle United Sack Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce has been sacked as Newcastle United manager today “by mutual consent,” which is so much the fashion. Pressure on Allardyce and the Newcastle board has been increasing and the move is likely to fuel speculation that Alan Shearer will become the next Newcastle manager. However, I feel that […]

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CONCACAF Cup: Jurgen Klinsmann vs. Tuca Ferretti is a battle between 2 different coaching beliefs

The major qualm with Jurgen Klinsmann when he was hired by the United States became embodied in Philipp Lahm’s autobiography, where the Bayern legend and former German international portrayed Joachim Loew as the real tactical mind behind the 2006 Nationalmannschaft. Klinsmann dwelled on fitness, never talked about tactics, and left […]

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Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls as well as the latest updates on the FIFA crisis. UPDATE: Alright, so here's the deal. @SoccerMorning won't be live today, but I am recording. Going to take blind calls, @bestsoccershow style. — Jason Davis (@davisjsn) October 8, 2015 You can listen to Soccer […]

Who is Issa Hayatou, world soccer’s acting FIFA President?

Now that Sepp Blatter, the most powerful man in world soccer, has been suspended from all soccer-related activities for the next 90 days, Issa Hayatou will serve as the interim FIFA President until a new one is appointed in February 2016 when the FIFA presidential elections happen. But up until now, […]