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Premiership: Weakened Or Strongest Ever?

The Premiership, probably at the moment, is the most open league for anyone to win since its introduction in 1992. The emergence of teams like Bolton and Sunderland is making them competitors worthy of testing the best in the league. The league in my mind has stretched across a different […]

Premier League Needs A New Sponsor

The 2010-2011 season could be a turning point for the Premier League. ESPN could have the TV rights to the league by then and could share it with either Sky Sports or Setanta Sports in the UK, and possibly Setanta Sports in the United States. And now we learn that […]

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Sánchez Is The Man In Almería

Former Real Madrid legend Hugo Sánchez is close to signing on as boss man for Almería.  Sánchez was the surprise pick as there were coaches that were other coaches being considered for the job before him.  Hector Cuper, Michel, and Víctor Fernández were the top candidates as of Sunday evening […]

Gulf In Class Exposes Weary United

I think it’s fair to say that the Barcelona ‘passing carousel’ was out in force last night. Even fairer to say that the United midfield wasn’t really out in any force. After a bright start, where Anderson looked to have the energy that could light up United’s midfield, the Champions […]

US vs England – A Soccernomics Analysis

Simon Kuper and Stefan Syzmanski titled the American version of their new book Soccernomics (review is here), but their title for the release in the UK is Why England Lose.  In the book, Kuper and Syzmanski identified the US as a rising power in soccer and England as a permanent disappointment […]

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