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ESPN Coverage Hits New Low With West Ham vs MLS All-Stars

ESPN’s broadcast of Euro 2008 was the best production ever of a soccer tournament for TV viewers in the United States. While it wasn’t perfect, it was clearly evident that ESPN had listened to the past criticism and corrected the annoying habits that had previously distanced diehard soccer fans from […]

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Dortmund and Bayern look to progress despite tricky Champions League ties

Bundesliga sides Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich recommence their Champions League campaigns this month, with tricky second-round fixtures against Shakhtar Donetsk and Arsenal respectively. Both German sides will be confident of their odds of progressing to the quarter-finals, despite the quality of the opposition.

Premiership Refs Made Critical Errors

Unfortunately this was not a good weekend for referees in the Premiership. In the Bolton against Liverpool match, the free kick that led to Bolton’s first goal should never have counted when Jose Pepe Reina came nowhere close to handling the ball outside of the penalty area while he was […]

Goals of the Season

Watching the excellent EPL Review Show on Fox Soccer Channel, I had to wonder when was the last Premiership weekend when there were so many spectacular goals worthy of “goal of the season” contention? This past weekend had four contenders. First, there was Henri Camara’s stunning volley for Wigan against […]

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Pellegrini: Juventus a gauge of Manchester City’s Champions League potential

Manchester City must put their “difficult situation” behind them and use Wednesday’s clash against Juventus as a test of their Champions League-winning potential, according to their coach Manuel Pellegrini. City, who have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition, face the Italian champions looking for revenge following their […]