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US vs England – A Soccernomics Analysis

Simon Kuper and Stefan Syzmanski titled the American version of their new book Soccernomics (review is here), but their title for the release in the UK is Why England Lose.  In the book, Kuper and Syzmanski identified the US as a rising power in soccer and England as a permanent disappointment […]

England On The Brink Of 2010 World Cup

Almost twenty years ago England went to Poland knowing that a draw would qualify them for Italia 90. A backs-to-the wall performance and the magnificence of Peter Shilton ensured they had their point and the team then went onto reach the semi-finals of the tournament that arguably saved English football […]

Spurs Considering Preseason Tour to South Africa

Tottenham Hotspur may be traveling to South Africa for a preseason tour this summer. According to Pretoria News, Spurs may play South African Premier League champions SuperSport United in Pretoria, according to SuperSport club chairman Khulu Sibiya. Last summer, Spurs played several friendlies in South Africa against teams such as […]

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Michu Signs Extension to Swansea Contract That Ties Him to the Club Until 2016: The Daily EPL

Swansea have slammed the door shut on any transfer speculation about signing of the season Michu leaving South Wales. The Welsh club and the Spanish attacking midfielder have signed a contract extension to keep him at the Liberty Stadium until the summer of 2016. Although that doesn’t mean that Michu […]

Inter’s Decline Under Rafael Benitez

Under Jose Mourinho, Inter gradually developed an aura of invincibility, and their defence – generally made up of Maicon, Lucio, Samuel and Chivu (or Zanetti) – had become the envy of the rest of Europe. The Nerazzurri had finally brought back the success of generations gone by, and despite one […]

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