As you may know former longtime Germany and Bayern no. 1 Oliver Kahn had his testimonial exactly a week ago in Munich. The match, between Bayern and Germany, ended 1-1, but the score was less important than the man honored that night. His accomplishments are legion and well-known, including, perhaps […]
July 1st saw the formal beginnings of five coaches’ tenures at the helms of Bundesliga clubs. Over the next several weeks every Thursday we’ll introduce these men to you. Our series of profiles begins with Bayern München’s Jürgen Klinsmann, striker par excellence and noted diving enthusiast. We detail the man, […]
La Liga Talk recently interviewed former Rayo Vallecano and Valencia star Fernando Morena. In part one of our interview we talk to the former Uruguayan international about the status of the game in his country.
We are working on having an English transcript and will do our best to have it up ASAP.
Sky has quietly launched a beta version its own You-Tube style video user-generated site ths week named SkyCast. Right now, there isn’t a whole lot to choose from except a couple of hysteric FanZone clips. But the hope from Sky is that fans will upload enough interesting videos that some […]
Continuing the La Liga preview, part two will discuss the next seven teams in alphabetical order: Málaga, Mallorca, Osasuna, Racing Santander, Real Madrid, Sevilla, and Sporting Gijón. Málaga Will Málaga stave off the second season syndrome? After a couple of seasons in La Liga Adelante, Málaga rose from the lower […]
Gylfi Sigurdsson Scores A Beautiful Solo Goal to Put Tottenham In Lead Against Hull in League Cup [VIDEO]
Tottenham attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a beautiful solo goal for Tottenham Hotspur against Hull City in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night, to put the Spurs 1-0 up against the Tigers. Sigurdsson continues to show why Spurs decided to be aggressive when trying to sign the Icelandic international […]
Manager Mirko Slomka will know that his side avoided relegation by a very narrow five points last season, and lifting his side further out of that relegation dogfight will be the priority this season. After a summer of changes, Slomka will be looking to improve on last year’s narrow escape […]
The overnight TV ratings for Saturday’s dueling broadcasts between Leverkusen-Bayern Munich on FOX and Southampton-West Ham on NBC are in, and the Bundesliga/FOX duo have been dealt a crushing blow as their game failed to beat NBC’s coverage of the Premier League. NBC delivered an overnight rating of 0.56 compared to FOX’s […]
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane encouraged Croatian playmaker Luka Modric to shoot more often as his first league goal of the season salvaged a 2-1 win at Granada on Sunday. Youssef El Arabi had deservedly cancelled out Karim Benzema’s first-half opener for Real before Modric’s fantastic strike into the top […]
Diego Costa pounced in stoppage time as Chelsea nipped Manchester United’s mini-revival in the bud with a 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Sunday. Jesse Lingard’s smartly taken 61st-minute strike at a rainy Stamford Bridge had set United on course for a third straight win, which would have lifted […]
Chelsea captain John Terry reiterated his desire to extend his contract with the Premier League champions on Sunday, a week after announcing he would leave at the season’s end. Diego Costa struck in injury time to rescue a point in a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on […]
The last piece of the LA Galaxy’s offseason overhaul fell into place on Wednesday, when the team announced the signing of Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong from AC Milan. De Jong is, most likely, the final move of an offseason in which the Galaxy added and subtracted some twenty players […]