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FIFA Needs To Revamp International Football

It’s time for FIFA to rethink international football. In 1992, UEFA changed the European Cup to the Champions League and transformed European club football into a more entertaining product that generates vast sums of money. It also didn’t hurt that the tournament now attracts a cumulative television audience of 4 […]

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1st Schalke What You Know: If baseball’s Chicago Cubs had a baby with the Red Sox prior to 2004, Schalke would be the offspring. What You Don’t: All things both good and bad must end. What to Expect: Yes, Campeones! I say that, bucking all trends, and knowing full well […]

German (In)discipline: The Bundesliga’s Most Booked

Football is not always a beautiful game; sometimes bookings are necessary. This season was no different in Germany, even if statistically player discipline was comparatively better than in the past several seasons. While goal scorers have the Torjägerkanone (awarded by the magazine kicker) to shoot for, no comparable trophy exists […]

Porto Stripped of Champions League Berth

UEFA’s Control and Disciplinary Body has stripped Portuguese champions Porto FC of their place in next season’s Champions League over alleged bribery of referees during the 2003/04 season. UEFA cited Article 1.04 (d) of the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League regulations (available via this PDF) in their decision. The article states […]

Champions League Final Live Audio Commentary Online

If you’re desperate to follow the Champions League Final today, you can’t watch it on TV and you don’t have a Slingbox, listen to the live radio commentary from The Sun. The audio quality is usually suspect, but at least you’ll be able to follow the biggest match of the […]

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5 Ways to Cure Your Boredom During the International Break

If you’re like most soccer fans who are already dreading the next week or so without any league matches due to yet other international break, we are here to help.  Listed below are five ways soccer fanatics can still get their fix of their favorite club despite the ultra-annoying break: […]

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 it in case play didn’t stop. It didn’t look a […]

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FOX Sports acquires English-language US TV rights to Mexico games through 2018

FOX Sports has acquired the English-language TV rights to 25 upcoming Mexico national team ‘home’ games from 2016 through 2018, according to a report in The New York Times. FOX, who replaces previous rights holder ESPN, acquired the rights from Univision Deportes for an undisclosed sum. The matches will include ‘home’ […]