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You may not be aware that Deutsche Welle has really ramped up their coverage of the Bundesliga in Ballspiel this season. I had often wondered why they didn’t have particularly strong coverage, but things are changing and you should definitely bookmark their site. I am particularly enjoying Sean Sinco’s blog. […]

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Luka Modric returns to Real Madrid squad against Schalke 04; Odegaard ruled out

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed midfielder Luka Modric will be back in his squad against Schalke 04 next week, but went on to reveal that Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard will not be named on the Champions League roster. Ancelotti has repeatedly stated Modric would return to the lineup in March – […]

Romance of FA Cup Will Officially Die Next Season

While the preparation and hype build for this Saturday’s first FA Cup Final at the new Wembley, my message to Chelsea and Manchester United fans is to enjoy it while you can. I don’t think either team will put much emphasis on the tournament next year. We saw this year […]

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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 […]