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/ 79 days ago

Rafa says Jamie Carragher chose right path to become pundit

Legendary Spanish soccer manager Rafa Benitez has claimed that Jamie Carragher made the right choice to become a pundit. The former Liverpool star defender previously played for Benitez during a six-year spell beginning in 2004. With the Spaniard at the helm, the Reds collected multiple trophies, including the UEFA Champions League and FA Cup titles. […]

Jesse Marsch

/ 406 days ago

Marsch walks away from Leicester job, other candidates emerge

Despite the deal nearing completion, Jesse Marsch is not taking on the Leicester managerial job. On Sunday, experts claimed the American was on the verge of taking over at the King Power. However, by Monday morning, the deal collapsed, and new contenders for the job began to come out. Leicester likely targeted the American as […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 955 days ago

Newcastle's ownership change brings renewed optimism

Opinions differ on what people want from the club they support. Some want trophies and success on the field only. Others prioritize entertainment and time spent with thousands of their closest friends. I’ve been a fan of Newcastle United for 20 years. The MLS eliminated my club in that league, the Miami Fusion. I […]

Chelsea

/ 4050 days ago

Chelsea: A Period Of ‘Auditioning’ For The Club, Players and Managers

With Chelsea limping into the last four of the Europa league, becoming the only English side left in European competition this season, Chelsea fans will have their eyes trained on the future. Due to the fixture list, the Blues could amusingly be the holders of both the Champions League and the Europa League at the […]

AC Milan

/ 4896 days ago

Inter Replaces Rafa With Leonardo

Finally this power struggle is over. It was inevitable that the Spaniard was not going to get anything from Massimo Moratti for this January transfer window, and Moratti got fed up with Benitez's strange demands. It all seemed slightly better when Rafa Benitez had guided his team to the World Club Cup title, but after […]
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Diego Milito

/ 4903 days ago

Napoli Qualify For Europa League Knockout Stages

While in the Champions League all Italian sides made it through to the knockout stages, there was a fear that in the Europa League there would be no Serie A teams. Luckily, Napoli managed to qualify with a 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest, thanks to a very late goal by Cavani. And there was more […]
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Inter Milan

/ 4912 days ago

Inter Humiliated By Bremen With 3-0 Loss

Although Rafa Benitez's Inter has qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League in the same position that Mourinho's did a season ago, things look very different for the Spaniard. This is after their 3-0 loss away against Werder Bremen, and Benitez's team played poorly. With this latest loss, Benitez has racked up seven […]

AS Roma

/ 4913 days ago

Roma And Inter Need Wins In Champions League

It's the final group stages matchday of the Champions League, and Roma and Inter Milan need to win their midweek matches. After such a poor display from Italian sides in the Europa League, the Serie A needs to hold its head high and have three teams go into the knockout stages of Europe's top competition. […]

AC Milan

/ 4925 days ago

All Italian Sides Win In Champions League

Finally some positive news for Serie A and Italian football in general, this midweek, while some sides played in the Coppa Italia, Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Roma played and won in the Champions League. It was the penultimate matchday of the group stages, and although Roma haven't mathematically qualified yet, AC Milan have mathematically […]
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AC Milan

/ 4928 days ago

Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend; November 2010

The Serie A continues with much of the same; Benitez loses his second game in a row, Krasic cuts through defenders like a hot knife through butter, and Ibrahimovic provides a fantastic goal for us all to enjoy. This slate of Serie A games saw many players play brilliantly, like Menez for Roma, Krasic for […]

AC Milan

/ 4935 days ago

Milan Top Of Table After Derby Win

The Serie A had some fantastic matches played this weekend, and probably the one that most people watched was the Milan derby. The match finished with AC Milan winning thanks to a lone goal by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, scored from the penalty spot. The match was interesting, and while it might not have had too much […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 4990 days ago

Benitez Hits Back At Liverpool

It’s already not been the best of weeks for Liverpool. A defeat at Manchester United is never easy to take, but now former manager Rafa Benitez has revealed some worrying information about the clubs hierarchy. Pressure on the decision makers at Anfield is already at fever pitch, and Benitez’s accusations will only add further strain […]

General

/ 4990 days ago

Torres: How Does Roy Solve A Problem Like Fernando?

It is never surprising to hear Sir Alex Ferguson saying something 'controversial'. Whether it's emotional, pointless sniping at a beleaguered enemy or an attempt some kind of Jedi Mind Trick deployed to 'psych out' Liverpool and their players is up to you. An interesting point with Ferguson's 'Torres is the biggest cheater ever, EVER' (possible paraphrase) comments is that […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 5013 days ago

Hodgson Transfers to Bring Liverpool Success?

Fernando Torres returned to goal scoring form to give Liverpool’s season a much needed kick-start against West Brom. But will this be the start of a bright season for Roy Hodgson’s side or will the men from Merseyside disappoint once again? It’s been a bit of strange week for Liverpool. It started with midfielder Javier […]

General

/ 5057 days ago

Inter Swapping Balotelli for Rossi?

As I always say when I write about transfers, please take this post with a grain of salt – there are so many transfer rumors out there that will never pan out. That being said, Rafa Benitez should acquire Giuseppe Rossi with the money he acquires from transferring Mario Balotelli. It is one of the […]