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Will Juventus qualify for the Champions League?

Juventus have struggled to find any consistency throughout another frustrating season which currently sees them sit in sixth place in Serie A with Lazio in fourth on 48 points, a full seven ahead of Juve. There is no point comparing this season’s Juve with the last one for a number […]

Arsenal Could Have the Next Azzurri #1 Keeper

The Telegraph this morning confirmed previous reports that Arsenal is discussing a transfer of Cagliari keeper Federico Marchetti for around $8.5 million.  Marchetti has made it clear that he is seeking a transfer from the Serie A club and Arsenal would seemingly be a good fit.  Most Serie A clubs have […]

Buffon returns in 2011

Buffon has been troubled by his back for just about three years, and when he had to pull out of the World Cup just 45 minutes in the first match, it was time for Buffon to get an operation. Buffon was operated in Milan because of his herniated disc and […]

Rating Italy’s players in South Africa 2010

The Azzurri performed poorly throughout the World Cup and waited till the 80th minute of the match against Slovakia to start playing when it was too late to make a reaction to compensate for the failures in the previous 260 minutes of football. What is most troubling is the fact […]

Juventus: New Coach But Same Old Results

New Coach Alberto Zaccheroni saw his first game in charge end in an unflattering 1-1 draw with Lazio. Just like in previous games, the Bianconeri conceded late in the match. Against Roma (in Serie A) and Inter (in Coppa Italia), the Old Lady lost both games after taking a 1-0 […]

Juve’s Struggles to Hurt Italy in South Africa?

Juventus suffered another defeat which perhaps came as no surprise despite the fact Roma were rather not impressive until the penalty-kick which was converted by Francesco Totti. The Bianconeri did not deserve to lose the match but the players have certainly been struggling despite putting in a better effort against […]

Countdown To Italy vs. Georgia

Live from the Stadio Friuli in Udine Italy, Italy vs. Georgia in World Cup 2010 Qualifying.   Television coverage in North America is available on both Gol TV and Gol TV Canada, Sept 10th @ 2:45 pm EST, with a match repeat @ 9:00. (also available on RAI international) Five Point Preview – The […]

Juventus Release New Kit For 08-09 Season

  The home shirt is of course their historical black and white strip but with slightly bigger bands than last season.  Detailing such as player name, number, and the nike logo are all in yellow.  The shorts are white with yellow profiles, with the SWOOSH and the number in black […]

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FC Barcelona Agrees Deal With TuneIn Radio

FC Barcelona has come to an agreement with radio giant TuneIn to broadcast the team’s Digital Barça audio feed, which allows listeners around the world to access home and away matches for free. TuneIn will stream La Liga and UEFA Champions League matches in English, Spanish, and Catalan languages. TuneIn’s […]

Roberto Martinez Comments Attempt To Mask Everton’s Failure To ‘Psych Out’ Diego Costa

Following his team’s 6-3 defeat to Chelsea at Goodison Park, Everton manager Roberto Martinez responded to comments made by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho which claimed certain Toffees’ players had deliberately set out to “chase cards” to get Diego Costa in trouble or sent off on the day. When asked his […]

Read Our Blueprints for World Cup 2010 Coverage

Ladies and gentlemen, this is it. Tomorrow is the official draw for the 2010 World Cup and I can tell you now that I’m incredibly excited, as I’m sure you are, at the prospect of finding out which countries will be in what groups. I can’t wait! This is a […]

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Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]

US TV and streaming schedule for games played during international break

Sixty-seven international games will be shown live across televisions and the Internet to viewers across the United States in the next week featuring must-see games including the CONCACAF Cup (USA-Mexico), Round 1 of World Cup qualifiers from South America, and the final two matches in Euro 2016 qualifying as several nations are on […]

CONCACAF Cup: Mexico’s defense looks surprisingly settled ahead of USA playoff

There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]