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You Can Hate Luis Suarez, But You Must Also Appreciate His Genius

Luis Suarez is just one of those players who opposing fans just can’t stand. The mere mention of his name sends a wave of negative feelings through people’s bodies. The Uruguayan striker’s well documented controversies and flashpoints haven’t helped his public perception. Even his facial features give the impression of a deceitful person who […]

Premier League Links Of The Day: November 29, 2010

Our second installment of ‘Premier League Links Of The Day’ is here! Today’s video features Dimitar Berbatov and his thoughts on his recent five goal performance. Here’s the links: EPL’s 10 dirties players [Bleacher Report] Adrian Durham’s team of the week [Talk Sport] Carroll has the X-factor [Mirror Football] Clint […]

Group F Preview – Is Slovakia the Team to Beat?

Manager – Vladimir Weiss Sr. FIFA Ranking – 34 Schedule – New Zealand (6/15), Paraguay (6/20), Italy (6/24) Qualification – First place, UEFA Group 3 Big name player– Marek Hamsik (Napoli) Last time they qualified for WC – Never A quick geography lesson for those who are unfamiliar with the […]

Should Juventus Hire Benitez?

The Rafa Benitez saga continued yesterday, as he demanded answers from Liverpool’s ownership about his status for next season.  The speculation this weekend was that he had a secret deal in place to take over at Juventus and give the Italian club the high profile manager they were seeking, but so far […]

Lessons Learned from Giornata 20

After this weekend’s action, the eyes of Italy will be on its largest metropolitan city.  The Milan derby could move AC Milan within striking distance of first or could help Inter Milan put some distance between itself and its rival.  And the two clubs are approaching this game from opposite […]

Lucas Leiva: Good Enough for Liverpool?

If you believe Liverpool manager Raphael Benitez there are few midfielders more suited for the Premier League than Lucas Leiva. After all, Benitez has spent much of his 2009-2010 campaign lobbying on behalf of the twenty-two year old Brazilian. Benitez praises Levia’s work rate and dedication to the team, all […]

Stay Fit, Keep Xabi, Masch: Liverpool Can Win… part 1

Gutted: n. 1) A feeling of intense desolation, akin to the feeling of having one’s insides ripped out. 2) A sweet colloquialism that should be adopted into American parlance along with the words “wanker”, “bullocks” and “knackered”. Example: Ethan Armstrong will be gutted if Liverpool FC sell Xabi Alonso to […]

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NBC Sports Live Extra App Coming to Windows Phone

The NBC Sports Live Extra app is coming to Windows Phone. Whether you’re a fan of the Winter Olympic Games or not, one benefit of the mammoth sports competition is that NBC Sports is pushing forward to have the Windows Phone version of the NBC Sports Live Extra app ready […]

Bebé: Hero or Hobo?

The decision made by Sir Alex Ferguson to bring the previously unknown Tiago Manuel Dias Correia, commonly known by his nickname Bebé, to Manchester United has come under a lot of scrutiny by the press, but has Fergie unearthed another gem? The Bebé transfer was an interesting and peculiar one right from […]

Joe Cole Can't Save England Blushes

Fabio Capello asked for patience. Between the Czech Republic last month and Andorra today, I would say the fans patience has run out. England’s performance against Andorra this afternoon can only be described in one word, dire.  From the team selection that had me wondering if Fabio Capello thought this […]

Man City 10/11 Umbro Away Kit Leaked: Photos

Umbro have released photos of Manchester City’s away  jersey for the 10-11 season. Designed by Umbro, the dark blue shirt with sky blue trim definitely exudes a confident and appealing design that accentuates the Manchester City crest and the three gold stars above it. As is so often true about […]

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Why I’ll be watching CONCACAF Cup on FOX Sports, not Univision; By Oliver Tse

Ever since I started watching soccer on English-language U.S. television regularly in August 1994 (as a replacement for Major League Baseball, which had a player strike and had to cancel the World Series that year), I have always believed that the development of home-grown North American sportscasters is one small […]