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Walcott Finally Set To Reach His Potential?

It’s almost two years since Theo Walcott’s finest hour in an England shirt. The Arsenal’s man smashed his way in to Fabio Capello’s thoughts with a sublime hat-trick in England’s 4-1 demolition of Croatia. After slowly falling from grace since that day, the former Southampton man has started this season […]

England On The Brink Of 2010 World Cup

Almost twenty years ago England went to Poland knowing that a draw would qualify them for Italia 90. A backs-to-the wall performance and the magnificence of Peter Shilton ensured they had their point and the team then went onto reach the semi-finals of the tournament that arguably saved English football […]

Chelsea’s Punishment Shows UEFA Is Toothless

Now I’m certainly not going to start defending Chelsea’s players or the reactions of certain fans after the final whistle back on May 6th. Yes, the referee had a nightmare, yes Chelsea should have had two penalties at least and yes to some people it was easy to understand the […]

Strikers from former Yugoslavia thrive in Bundesliga

Talented strikers from the former Yugoslavia are a valuable commodity in the Bundesliga this season. A wave of Yugo-nostalgia has spread across the German league and is following a trend of Soviet Chic in Germany. Matchday 19 highlighted the dependence many Bundesliga squads have on their striking stalwarts from nations […]

Premier League And FA Threaten To Sue Justin.tv

The Premier League and Football Association have finally caught up to Justin.tv and are threatening legal action to prevent soccer fans from around the world watching live streaming games, according to the News Of The World newspaper. However as of this morning, the streams are still available for today’s Bolton […]

Is Justin.tv The Killer App For Soccer Fans?

On Wednesday, there was only one TV network in the UK where you could watch the 2010 World Cup qualifying match against Croatia and that was Setanta Sports. Well, at least legally that is. While only four million people in the UK had access to Setanta’s pay channels yesterday, the […]

World Cup Qualifying: Your Running Commentary

England’s away match today against Croatia is massive for several reasons. First, a loss against Croatia will be a huge blow to England’s hopes of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup. Second, a loss would put immense pressure under Fabio Capello. Third, if England can secure a draw or a […]

Soccer's Bermuda Triangle Of TV Camera Angles

Fans of association football will have all experienced this at one time or another. When watching a match on TV, there’s a specific camera angle that’s diagonal to the goal where it looks like the ball is going near the net, only to find out that the ball goes up […]

Euro 2008 Croatia v Turkey Preview & Prediction

First of all, let me say what a super performance Germany gave last night. They tactically outclassed Portugal from the get go and thoroughly deserved their win. Anyway, enough of yesterday, now for today’s big clash. Before yesterday, I’d have put my house on Croatia winning this game, now I’m […]

Euro 2008: Better Than World Cup 2006 So Far

I’ve finally had a chance to catch up on watching some of the Euro 2008 matches I missed. The jet lag hit me later in the week, so I found myself watching many of the games this week at weird hours on DVR.The one thing about football is that it […]

Euro 2008 Group B Match Predictions

Group B throws us another tantalising opening game this evening as Croatia entertain Germany. A win for either side will see them join Portugal in the last eight and after the performances on Sunday, Germany will be strong favourites to do so. Yet, Croatia are a team that have shown […]

Croatia no longer the Dark Horses of Euro 2008?

  Before this tournament started a lot of people had Croatia down as their dark horses to cause a major upset in the European Championships and who cold blame them after Slaven Bilic’s side came through a tough qualifying group to make it to this years competition. But having watched […]

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Gibbs Out Until November

US International Defender Cory Gibbs whose pre World Cup injury in a friendly versus Morocco was a huge blow for Team USA will be sidelined until November. Gibbs club team, English Premier League side Charlton Athletic announced the bad news earlier Sunday. Gibbs, a native of Fort Lauderdale is probably […]

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…I was going to post on Christmas? Man, you gotta be kidding me.   I think you might have had one too many eggnogs.  Go have another one. Merry Christmas!!!!

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New World Association of Leagues aims to help FIFA rebuild

A group of professional soccer leagues from all over the world have decided to create a ‘World Association of Leagues’ following a meeting in Paris, the French Professional Football League (LFP) president said on Tuesday. The English, French and Spanish leagues are joined by 20 others from around the world […]

Rafa Benitez backs under-fire Karim Benzema: ‘He is very important for us’

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]