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10 Of The Worst English Soccer Transfers Of All Time

In the world of soccer, so much of the attention by the media is focused on the enormous transfers and all of the stars who are playing at the top level. But very little, if any, focus is placed on the worst transfers — the ones that make you wonder what […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 4

Power Outage & a Blow Up Doll Just a few moments before my Saturday looked set to be a brilliant day of football, a pursuit of all things leisurely, and with Manchester United up 3-1 away to Everton at Goodison, my power suddenly and mysteriously went out. Upon its recommence, […]

Drogba Wants to Stay at Chelsea

Sorry Drogba, but I have to call BS on this one. After spending this season doing more sulking than any professional football player should be allowed to do by law, and in a week where Marseille’s president has said he wants Drogba back, Didier Drogba has attempted to shut people […]

Samba Saves Blackburn Blushes

Blackburn Rovers have to consider themselves fortunate they are looking at a Ricoh Arena replay instead of losing in front of the most faithful of the faithful at Ewood Park. After Roque Santa Cruz put Blackburn ahead inside of ninety seconds, two second half goals from the Sky Blues should […]

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 […]

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Manchester United Will Play Friendlies Overseas If They Don’t Qualify For Europe: Nightly Soccer Report

Manchester United are contemplating playing several high-profile friendlies overseas if the club doesn’t qualify for the UEFA Champions League or Europa League at the end of this season. Not qualifying for Europe represents £20million less in the coffers of the Old Trafford club, so United are considering playing friendlies in […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to mask his decline

Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]

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 […]