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Champions League Matchday 5 Preview

There are some pivotal battles to be fought in the upcoming Matchday and while some groups look to have clear patterns emerging, others could go down to the wire. Let’s take a whirlwind tour of the current state of the groups along with my speculations on the ties on Matchday […]

Injury Updates: Van Nistelrooy’s Season Is Over

Real Madrid have suffered another major injury blow as striker Ruud van Nistelrooy’s season looks to be over after it was announced that he will undergo an operation to correct a problem with his right knee. The reigning Spanish champions already have Arjen Robben and Mahamadou Diarra out of action […]

Champions League News Roundup

With World Cup qualifying on, its been a little slow for UEFA club competition news but here are some stories around the web that I thought you’d find interesting. ESPN Soccernet details the problems at Fenerbahce Bundesliga Talk has posted a quick update on every club in the league Owen […]

UEFA’s Stand For Club Identity And Fair Practices

This may be a bit long-winded and rambling but I hope you stick with me as there are a number of important points to discuss.  UEFA recently released a publication entitled “Safeguarding The Heritage And Future Of Team Sport In Europe”, which outlines UEFA’s stance on principles of good governance, […]

Friday Five: Wembley to Host 2011 Champions League Final, Thierry Henry Unhappy

In a new experiment, I am going to try a weekly wrap-up of news stories that caught my eye but that I don’t think require pages of analysis as I am prone to doing So, here they are, concise and hopefully interesting. UEFA are expected to formally confirm in December […]

FIFA 09 TV Advert Starring Wayne Rooney: Video

To promote the upcoming release of FIFA 09, EA Sports came up with a remarkable way of advertising the new version of the game. During halftime of the Chelsea against Man United match last weekend that was televised on Sky Sports in England, EA debuted a four minute TV commercial […]

Manchester City Are Going To Be The Biggest Club In The World

Imagine an all-star team of footballers featuring the top names in the sport. Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Cesc Fabregas, Fernando Torres, Thierry Henry, Robinho and David Villa. Now imagine all of these players on the same team, Manchester City. Before yesterday, that notion sounded ridiculous, but now that the Abu Dhabi […]

Man United Website Features Berbatov As New First Team Player

Manchester United’s website has Dimitar Berbatov featured as one of its first-team players (see above screenshot). While a final decision has yet to be announced regarding whether Berbatov will join Man United, Manchester City or Real Madrid, the webmaster at ManUtd.com either knows something we don’t or is working ahead […]

Champions League Group Stage Draw Results

I’ll have more analysis and comments later but for now just a quick update on the results of today’s drawing. Some of the groupings, as in past seasons, was almost a bit too predictable but there are some interesting matchups ahead (Real Madrid – Juventus springs to mind as does […]

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El Hadji Diouf Deserves To Be Banned For Sick Taunts

I have a feeling that El Hadji Diouf has never read the book How To Win Friends And Influence People. If he had, perhaps the Blackburn striker wouldn’t have behaved the way he did during Saturday’s FA Cup game against Queens Park Rangers (QPR) where he stood over QPR’s Jamie Mackie, […]

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 12

Jack Wilshere was lucky to escape a red card, let alone a yellow on Saturday against Manchester United at the weekend. The midfielder fouled Marouane Fellaini, then showed dissent towards Mike Dean, in an aggressive manner, which warranted a yellow card I felt. Wilshere then turned to Fellaini and leaned […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: What Were You Thinking?

In today’s Manchester derby, what was Cristiano Ronaldo thinking? After a cross had been floated into the box, Ronaldo jumped up but instead of heading it, he decided to knock down the ball with his two hands. Ronaldo indicated to everyone that he heard a whistle before the ball reached […]

Arsenal Plan £8m Summer Move for Swansea Defender Ashley Williams: The Daily EPL

Arsenal is interested in signing Swansea City central defender Ashley Williams for £8 million this summer according to an exclusive in The Guardian by reporter Daniel Taylor. Taylor’s exclusive contains zero sources listed, no quotes (not even anonymous ones) and no evidence that Arsenal is even serious about Williams. However, the former […]

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Roy Keane calls Arsenal weak, soft and lacking leaders after Olympiacos loss

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has launched another stinging attack on Arsenal, describing them as “weak,” “soft” and “lacking winners.” The Gunners are staring at elimination from the Champions League group stages after losing both of their opening two matches. Arsenal went down 2-1 to Dynamo Zagreb in their first […]

fuboTV FAQ: Streaming soccer games in HD to your computer, tablet, smartphone and TV

As each year goes by, soccer fans are watching less television than before and turning to computers, smartphones, tablets and set-top boxes to watch the Beautiful Game wherever they go. To meet the needs of soccer fans and those who want to cut the cord with their cable or satellite […]

fuboTV adds DVR functionality for soccer fans in new version of legal streaming service

fuboTV, one of the best legal soccer streaming services in the United States, has launched a redesign of its website that now features DVR functionality so you can select which games you’d like to record for later viewing. With the DVR features in fuboTV, you can record games either before or during […]