Tag Archives: Champions League

Lessons Learned from Giornata 26

Posted on by Robert

As Serie A takes a quick breather for a World Cup friendly this week versus Cameroon, this past weekend once again saw changes in the standings as well as a tightening championship race.  Before we look ahead and begin debating … Continue reading

La Liga Review: Has Barcelona Been Figured Out?

Posted on by Andy Pineda

A ridiculous question with what should be a simple answer.  First, a cursory investigation.  Is Barcelona on top of the standings in La Liga?  Yes.  Has Barcelona obtained sixty-one points from twenty-four matches, one more point than it had at … Continue reading

Inter Lining Up Mourinho Replacement

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It looks like another scudetto wouldn’t be enough for Inter Milan’s management. ESPN Soccernet is reporting that Inter owner Massimo Moratti wants former Manchester United and French national team star Laurent Blanc as his manager next year if the squad … Continue reading

Tough Games Ahead for Inter Milan

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

We have seen the powerful Inter of Mourinho, we saw it power through AC Milan with only nine men, we saw a war machine unleashed against Cagliari, demolishing them 3-0. But we have not seen this super style of play … Continue reading

Who is to Blame for Foolish Arsenal Goal?

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Porto’s second goal against Arsenal in today’s Champion’s League game is destined to live forever on any number of football blooper DVDs.   It was a comedy of errors that resulted in a goal that any 7 year old could score. … Continue reading

Why I'll Be Cheering For Man United, Arsenal and Liverpool This Week

Posted on by John Nicholson

Watching European football has always had an exotic element for us in Britain. In the 60s and 70s, abroad was a long way away. The world seemed much bigger and the visit of a team from Italy, Germany or Albania … Continue reading

AC Milan 2-3 Manchester United: 8 Key Observations

Posted on by Aram Gyan

Classic European nights. When we complain about the stifling dominance of the Big Four; when we curse every transfer that sends a promising young player from a lesser club to the Big Four; when we ponder proposals such as debt-to-revenue … Continue reading

Poll: Will Manchester United Win The Champions League?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Will Manchester United Win the Champions League?(polls) It was a textbook Manchester United performance. The Red Devils entered the San Siro with the pressure of performing against some of the top footballers in the world such as Pato, Beckham, Ronaldinho, … Continue reading

Champions League Play-Off: What's Your Opinion?

Posted on by Aram Gyan

The Premier League could soon implement a plan that sees its fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh place finishers contest an end-of-season play-off at Wembley to determine England’s fourth Champions League contestant. At first blush, the plan seems rather appealing as … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 24

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Objects in your mirror are closer than they appear Inter’s 0-0 draw at Napoli was their second draw in as many matches.  That coupled with AS Roma’s 4-1 result over Palermo means i Lupi are within seven points of the … Continue reading

Fox to Televise Champions League Final, Not FX

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Fox, not FX nor Fox Soccer Channel, will show the live broadcast of the 2009-2010 Champions League Final this May according to a report in the industry publication Sports Business Journal. What exactly happened to force the change was not … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Return To The Top

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The Bavarian club achieved a great result after returning from the trip to Bremen with all three points to climb to the top of the Bundesliga standings. Their tenure at the top could be short lived as Bayer Leverkusen will … Continue reading

Villarreal Spoils Barcelona’s Party at the Camp Nou

Posted on by Andy Pineda

A festive atmosphere enveloped the Camp Nou on Saturday evening as the boys of the Blaugrana celebrated their unprecedented six-trophy year with their Barça faithful.  Villarreal was a mere afterthought as the Barcelona players deservedly received their plaudits for a … Continue reading

Could Glen Johnson's Knee Injury Help Liverpool?

Posted on by tyduffy

Liverpool announced that Glen Johnson will miss at least a month after tearing a knee ligament.  It may be paradoxical to claim this for a recent £18m signing, but Johnson’s absence may aid the Reds in their battle for fourth. … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 17

Posted on by Robert

The big story of the weekend was the snow that postponed four matches including the much anticipated Fiorentina-AC Milan match, rescheduled for January 27.  However, the weekend still had plenty of drama, especially around Juventus.  In honor of the holiday … Continue reading