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Americans Abroad

/ 208 days ago

LAFC owners in talks to buy Swiss team Grasshopper Zurich

Chinese owners of Grasshopper Club Zurich have been looking to sell the Swiss team for months now. While they have not yet received an appropriate bid, Los Angeles FC ownership is now interested in the club. In fact, the two sides are negotiating a potential deal. American investment trio Brandon Beck, Larry Berg, and Bennett […]

FIFA

/ 437 days ago

Prosecutors end Infantino investigation over private jet

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has avoided any possible prosecution over the use of a private jet in 2017. Infantino apparently charted a private flight from Suriname to Switzerland during this timeframe. Nevertheless, the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) closed an investigation into the ordeal on Thursday. Prosecutors determined that Infantino was in compliance with the […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 529 days ago

No Ronaldo, no problem as Portugal thump Switzerland, 6-1

Twitter exploded when the Portugal starting lineup was announced for the game against Switzerland. How could Fernando Santos bench Cristiano Ronaldo? Would it pay off? The team responded with an emphatic yes. Impressive team efforts overshadows benched star It took just 17 minutes for Portugal to open the scoring. Gonçalo Ramos announced himself on the […]

Serbia

/ 533 days ago

Switzerland clinches knockout spot despite Serbia surge

Switzerland grabbed the final spot of the 2022 World Cup knockout phase on Friday with a win over Serbia. The European team entered the day holding the second spot of Group G, as Brazil already locked up a place in the next phase. Serbia, needing a win to advance in the competition, did not make […]

Cameroon

/ 542 days ago

Cameroon falls flat against Switzerland in 1-0 loss

The 48th minute of Cameroon's 2022 World Cup opener is a perfect example of the thin line between victory and defeat. The Switzerland team (minus goalscorer Breel Embolo because he was born in Cameroon) celebrate in front of a frenzied crowd, relieved that the close-fought game is finally going their way. Only a few yards […]

Atletico Madrid

/ 685 days ago

Switzerland to Salford: Four days of groundhopping across Europe

Switzerland is not the first place on most people's list for groundhopping across Europe to watch soccer. Your attention likely goes to the country's stunning scenery, picturesque towns and world-famous chocolate.  The soccer scene takes a back seat, understandably so. Yet, with that in mind, I always found the Swiss Super league as one of […]

General

/ 5002 days ago

Five Things I Learned From England 3-1 Switzerland Euro 2012 Qualifier

England continued their perfect run in Euro 2012 qualification on Tuesday night with an impressive 3-1 win away to Switzerland. Before the match, a clash of world class club managers was touted as the main story line as Fabio Capello faced off against Ottmar Hitzfeld. Between the two, three Champions League trophies are shared, while […]

England

/ 5004 days ago

Switzerland Game A Welcome Distraction For Rooney

Wayne Rooney will represent England against Switzerland in the midst of a media storm that is threatening to overshadow England’s 4-0 demolition of Bulgaria. While most would expect Rooney to struggle under the pressure, it would be just like him to return to form with a bang and do all his talking on the pitch. […]

England

/ 5006 days ago

A Welcome Result For Capello

With the pressure on Fabio Capello,  England finally delivered a performance to make the country proud. But was this result and the performance the start of a change in fortunes for Capello or another result that get’s our hopes up only to be disappointed down the line? England may have gone some way to igniting […]

England

/ 5008 days ago

Make Or Break Time For Capello

After a hectic start to the Premier League season attentions now turn to England who face two crucial games in five days that will set a trend for Fabio Capello’s next two years in charge of England. Before the World Cup Fabio Capello could do no wrong. He was seen as the saviour of English […]
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General

/ 5818 days ago

Hup, Holland, Hup

Here's a brief video I shot of the Dutch friends we made in Bern. It's one of those delightful football songs that's almost impossible to get out of your head after you've heard it. [display_podcast]

General

/ 5819 days ago

Euro 2008: How Seeing A Football Match On TV Can Be Better Than Seeing It In Person

Before the Holland vs Italy match at Euro 2008, the last professional football match I attended was in November 2006 when I saw Manchester United draw Chelsea 1-1 at Old Trafford. The reason why I haven't seen any games in person since 2006 is because the nearest professional team to me is exactly 1,000 miles […]

General

/ 5821 days ago

Euro 2008 Group A Match Predictions: June 11, 2008

After one set of games, we now have the groups beginning to take shape and we move into the second phase of matches. Everyone who wins in this particular round knows that they still have a chance of qualifying or indeed making sure that they have qualified for the Quarter Finals. The first of tonight's matches […]

General

/ 5821 days ago

Euro 2008 Adventure: Day Three (Bern)

The football fever that was absent in Zurich was well and truly present in Bern from the moment when I arrived at the train station of the Swiss capital.Before we even arrived in Bern, I was prepared for the crazy Dutch fans. Back in the summer of 1994, I was introduced to the Clockwork Orange […]

General

/ 5821 days ago

Euro 2008 Photos

Here are just some of the 57 photos that are in the Euro 2008 photo set from EPL Talk. Be sure to view the slideshow or view all of the images separately to read the descriptions. Enjoy.The above picture was taken at Zurich's train station. Picture of Julius Caesar look-a-like above was taken outside Bern's […]