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Athletic Bilbao Maintains Perfect Start and Basque Heritage

Athletic Bilbao would have no problems with the proposed UEFA plan of mandating eight homegrown players in the squad of eighteen for every match or the theoretical 6 + 5 rule, where six players of the starting eleven would have to be eligible for the national team of their club’s […]

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Dortmund and Bayern look to progress despite tricky Champions League ties

Bundesliga sides Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich recommence their Champions League campaigns this month, with tricky second-round fixtures against Shakhtar Donetsk and Arsenal respectively. Both German sides will be confident of their odds of progressing to the quarter-finals, despite the quality of the opposition. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Rafael Benítez Drops Real Madrid Hint for His Options After Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Rafael Benítez drops Real Madrid hint for his options after Chelsea — The Guardian Ryan Giggs can play for Manchester United for another two years, says Sir Alex Ferguson — The Telegraph Sol Campbell says it is too easy to win England caps — […]

Birmingham Defeat of Chelsea Fits Classic Top v Bottom Stereotype

Birmingham’s victory yesterday was one of the classic stereotypes of the Premier League, a unfancied side in the relegation places prior to kick off defeating the reigning champions by going ahead and defending that lead with their lives.

Playing a system that isolated their midfield and relied on the forward holding the ball up from the off, it was against the run of play that Birmingham took the lead after 17 minutes.

New 07/08 Portsmouth Home Shirt Revealed

The new 07/08 Portsmouth home shirt was unveiled last night. This season, Pompey will be wearing kits from kit manufacturer Canterbury who are more synonymous with rugby than soccer. Canterbury is to be applauded for a sleek design. The gold trim around the edge of the Pompey shirt looks impressive, […]

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Klopp says transfer committee ‘not a problem,’ had similar structure at Dortmund

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he cannot work with the club’s transfer committee. The existing set-up, implemented by owners Fenway Sports Group to ensure some sort of continuity with signings, was a constant frustration for predecessor Brendan Rodgers. However Klopp, used to a similar structure at former club Borussia […]

US TV viewing figures for MLS, Liga MX, Premier League and other leagues for Oct. 2-4

Four out of the top 25 most-viewed live soccer games on US television last weekend were shown on NBC Sports, with the number one most-viewed game being Chelsea against Southampton, which netted 948,000 viewers on NBC (Saturday, 12:30-2:30pm ET). On the heels of Chelsea-Southampton, 866,000 watched Arsenal against Manchester United […]

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Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls as well as the latest updates on the soccer headlines. UPDATE: Alright, so here's the deal. @SoccerMorning won't be live today, but I am recording. Going to take blind calls, @bestsoccershow style. — Jason Davis (@davisjsn) October 8, 2015 You can listen to Soccer […]