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African Cup Of Nations Round Up: Days 1-4

Well we all know how the competition started but the tournament kicked off in earnest on Sunday evening with the host nation Angola entertaining Mali. Hopes were high after all the political wrangling that engulfed the weekend, football could return to the forefront. What no-one expected was a series of […]

Chaos and Tragedy Strike The African Cup Of Nations

The news started coming through early on Saturday morning and as the information became clearer, it was soon apparent that the whole African Cup Of Nations would now be tainted. When the dust had settled, 3 members of the Togo party were dead and several were seriously injured. Angolan rebels […]

US vs England – A Soccernomics Analysis

Simon Kuper and Stefan Syzmanski titled the American version of their new book Soccernomics (review is here), but their title for the release in the UK is Why England Lose.  In the book, Kuper and Syzmanski identified the US as a rising power in soccer and England as a permanent disappointment […]

Italy’s World Cup Group

There you have it, Italy in Group F, drawn with New Zealand, Paraguay and Slovakia. A relatively simple group and one Marcelo Lippi should take the Azzurri through with comfort. Group F Italy New Zealand Paraguay Slovakia They begin the defence of their crown in Capetown at the Greenpoint soccer […]

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Chelsea Have Begun Negotiations to Sign Cesc Fabregas, Says Report; But Will He Fit In At Stamford Bridge?

If The Daily Telegraph newspaper is to be believed, Chelsea have begun negotiations with Cesc Fabregas to lure the talented midfielder away from Barcelona and to sign him on a long-term contract in the Premier League. The paper adds that Jose Mourinho admits he’s interested in signing the footballer. When Fabregas was […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Messi’s Record For Most Goals In One UEFA Champions League Season

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has equaled Lionel Messi’s record for the most number of goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League season. The Real Madrid superstar’s strike on Wednesday night against Borussia Dortmund in the quarter-final first-leg at Santiago Bernabeu took his tally to 14 goals for 2013-14 […]

Watching Soccer On Projectors: A Closer Look

Every year, more and more people are letting their TVs gather dust in favor to using projectors, thanks to their increasing affordability and unparalleled image size and experience. Consumers that love having a movie theater-like experience in the comfort of their own homes know that there’s no better way to […]

Time For Arsenal To Splash The Cash?

Arsenal have today announced record profit levels of £56million, an announcement that only further fuels the claim that the Premier League really is recession proof. But will these impressive financial figures finally see Arsene Wenger tempted in to splashing the cash? The probable answer is no. Wenger has always avoided […]

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Alleged global soccer match-fixer freed in Singapore

A Singaporean accused of leading the world’s largest football match-fixing syndicate was freed on Wednesday after a surprise court ruling seen as a blow to efforts to rid global sport of corruption. Businessman Dan Tan, who was arrested in September 2013 but never tried, was released after the Court of […]