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UEFA Announce Euro 2020 Host Cities

The thirteen cities that will play host to the Euro 2020 tournament have been officially confirmed by UEFA President Michel Platini. The announcement came early last Friday morning following a draw to decide which of the many hopeful nations that entered bids would be successful. Celebrating the 60th anniversary since the […]

Euro 2016 Qualifiers TV Schedule For U.S Soccer Fans

Using the Champions League as their template, UEFA have completely revamped the scheduling of qualifying matches for Euro 2016. For starters, the 10 rounds of qualifying matches are referred to as “Matchdays”. Each Matchday will consist of three consecutive calendar days of matches that, in the case of the upcoming […]

Italy Out of 2012 Olympics

One Italian national team played a match yesterday, and the results were quite dispiriting.  With a seemingly safe 2-0 aggregate lead over Belarus, the Italian U-21 club found a way to lose 3-1 in the return match and be eliminated from the UEFA U-21 championship.  The practical result is that […]

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Luka Modric To Miss Three To Four Months After Sustaining Injury On International Duty

According to Real Madrid’s club doctors, midfielder Luka Modric sustained a torn left proximal rectus femoris tendon (the tendon to the top of the muscle near his hip) and will be out of action for between three and four months. The setback occurred during Croatia’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Italy yesterday. Modric […]

England and Costa Rica Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread

For England, there’s not much left except pride and a chance to watch a young England team against an exciting, up-and-coming Costa Rica team. First the TV news and starting lineups: • English language: ESPN2 and WatchESPN • Spanish language: UniMás, Galavision and Univision online • Portuguese language: ESPN Deportes or ESPN Deportes+ Starting lineups: […]

January Premiership Transfer Window Analyzed

By The Scout (Editor’s Note: The Scout has researched each of the twenty Premiership clubs and provides you with an insightful analysis of the upcoming January transfer window) Arsenal Despite the constant rumours regarding more attacking midfielders and wingers headed to the Emirates Stadium, the Gunners could use some depth […]

Italy: Confederations Cup Disaster

As the final of the Confederations Cup approaches, the tournament for one team in particular has been an unmitigated disaster. Coming into the competition, as World Champions would surely mean an easy route to the semi-finals at least, however Italy capitulated in almighty fashion. A somewhat fortuitous victory over the […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to mask his decline

Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]

Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]