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  • Monday, February 08

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FIFA And The Contest for World Football: Free Book

The best things in life are free, and that even includes the football book “FIFA And The Contest For World Football,” courtesy of Google. Well, 20 percent of it that is. In Google Book Search, the search engine features thousands of books that are viewable online. According to Google, “You […]

FIFA Needs To Revamp International Football

It’s time for FIFA to rethink international football. In 1992, UEFA changed the European Cup to the Champions League and transformed European club football into a more entertaining product that generates vast sums of money. It also didn’t hurt that the tournament now attracts a cumulative television audience of 4 […]

How Soccer Can Learn A Lot From Tennis

It’s been years since I last watched a Wimbledon men’s singles tennis final on TV. By luck, it was one of the most extraordinary finals ever as Rafael Nadal narrowly defeated Roger Federer in five sets. As a sports fan who spends the vast majority of his time watching soccer […]

Mutu Ordered To Pay Chelsea £9.6 million

Romanian striker Adrian Mutu has been ordered to repay Chelsea a staggering £9.6 million in compensation after his sacking in 2004. FIFA ruled on the decision following Chelsea’s attempt to sue Mutu to cover losses incurred by his transfer fee and wages paid to him during his 14 month spell.  […]

FIFA Votes For Quotas On Foreign Players

I’ve been meaning to do an in-depth piece on FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s proposal to introduce quotas on the number of foreign players that teams can field. Yesterday, FIFA held a vote and Blatter’s proposal cleared its first major hurdle. The FIFA Congress delegates voted 155-5 in favour of the […]

FIFA Votes For Quotas On Foreign Players

I’ve been meaning to do an in-depth piece on FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s proposal to introduce quotas on the number of foreign players that teams can field. Yesterday, FIFA held a vote and Blatter’s proposal cleared its first major hurdle. The FIFA Congress delegates voted 155-5 in favour of the […]

Top 10 Most Visited Soccer Websites By U.S. Visitors

There are some movers and shakers in the list of the top 10 most visited soccer websites by visitors from the United States, according to Hitwise for the week ending May 17th. Compared to the week ending April 26th, ESPN Soccernet is still number one, but with slightly less overall […]

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Man Utd’s Pick and Roll Play

Did everyone spot Nemanja Vidic’s contribution to Manchester United’s third goal against Chelsea on Sunday?  The tactic, reminiscent of basketball’s pick-and-roll, has been creeping into Premier League play over the course of this season.  Sunday’s example was the most blatant to date – and it still wasn’t picked up by the referee. […]

FIFA to impose 2 transfer window bans on Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, says report

FIFA will impose two transfer window bans on Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid for repeated violations of the rules and regulations regarding the transfers of international youth players, according to a report in Cadena SER. The embargo will take effect at the start of the upcoming summer transfer window and continue […]

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