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Book Review: The Global Game

The Global Game – Writers on Soccer. Edited by John Turnbull, Thom Satterlee & Alon Raab. Bison Books. 296 pp. $19.95. Living in the States, you are about as likely to find a good book about soccer/football right off the shelf at your local bookstore as you are to get […]

Makelele Blames Terry for Mourinho Exit

Claude Makelele’s grit in Chelsea’s midfield and ability to play a quick pass made him the fitting example of the ‘Claude Makelele’ role, whatever that means.  It’s even been said that he’s managed to define the holding midfield position as much as Franz Beckenbauer the sweeper role.  And he’s now […]

Top 10 Soccer Gifts To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

Depending where you live in this crazy world, it might be almost impossible to find soccer-related gifts in your local stores whether it’s for you or your loved ones. But the Internet is a great aggregator, bringing you a treasure trove of choices. Here are ten recommended soccer items to […]

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Injury Time Winners

In a week of tragedy for Manchester Utd’s European and Premiership title hopes Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic both suffer injuries that threaten to jeopardize everything. Vidic was assisted off the field during the midweek Champions League game in Rome and then Rio gimped out of the Middlesbrough fiasco after […]

Will Kaka Succeed With Real Madrid?

Brazilian star Kaka joined Los Galacticos from Milan prior to the start of the season in a staggering €68 million deal with is astronomical by all means. Real Madrid did pay more for Cristiano Ronaldo but that does not change the tremendous amount spent by Los Galacticos to acquire the […]

Delap Throws, but Cahill Sees Everton Through

Picture via Sky Sports Tim Cahill comes to the rescue again as Stoke City’s set piece defending comes back to haunt them as despite coming back to level at two thanks to Rory Delap’s throws, Everton leave the Britannia Stadium 3-2 winners. One goal from open play, four set piece […]

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Jurgen Klopp will continue to be cautious with Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said on Wednesday he will not rush injury-prone striker Daniel Sturridge back into first-team action until the England international can prove he is more “robust.” Sturridge, 26, was on the bench for Saturday’s 4-1 demolition of erstwhile Premier League leaders Manchester City, the first time he […]

Earn up to $1,000 in free gear for your soccer team

If you’re a member of a soccer team, Miller Lite is offering you a chance for an exclusive sponsorship opportunity worth up to $1,000 toward custom gear. Imagine the equipment, clothing and gear you could get for your team with that amount of money. Anyone with a soccer team in […]