1. Arsenal the Champions League Victims of AC Milan's Revival

    With a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Arsenal on Wednesday, AC Milan turned the tables on English opposition and demonstrated the extent of their revival project under Massimiliano Allegri...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about over 2 years ago 601 reads 1 comments

  2. Harry Redknapp and Scott Parker to Clean Up Fabio Capello's England Mess

    Fabio Capello’s resignation as England manager on Wednesday has provided the Football Association with an unexpected opportunity to wipe the slate clean...

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  3. Jose Francisco Molina Begins Villarreal Salvage Job with Win over Sporting Gijon

    After nearly a decade of upsetting the odds, by torpedoing bigger clubs in Spain and across Europe, Villarreal—the Yellow Submarine—have been taking on water all season...

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  4. Bayern Munich Fail Borussia Mönchengladbach Exam as Bundesliga Resumes

    Must Do Better! Scrawled in angry red pen, Bayern Munich are going home with a note for their parents after the first day back in the Bundesliga’s school of hard knocks...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about over 2 years ago 321 reads 2 comments

  5. Borussia Dortmund Sweat on Roman Weidenfeller Injury

    Borussia Dortmund may be without first-choice goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller for Saturday's trip to the defending champions, Bayern Munich...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about over 3 years ago 257 reads 0 comments

  6. Is There a Place for Javier Mascherano in the Barcelona Masterpiece?

    Midfield dynamo Javier Mascherano is proving to be the odd one out amongst the world class jewels littering the Camp Nou...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about over 3 years ago 2,282 reads 26 comments

  7. Is the Premier League Sliding Tackle an Endangered Species?

    The early Premier League season has seen a number of severe injuries caused by aggressive or careless tackling...

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  8. United at a Crossroads As Chelsea and City Close In

    Javier Hernandez and Federico Macheda came off the bench to secure an important win for Manchester United away to Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday...

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  9. Rebel Javier Mascherano Threatens Crisis at Liverpool for Roy Hodgson

    Roy Hodgson faces the first real test of his authority at Liverpool in the shape of want-away midfielder Javier Mascherano...

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  10. Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Arsene Wenger Breaks Own Rule With Sebastien Squillaci Signing

    Arsenal have paid a reported fee of 6.5 million pounds on a 30-year-old centre-back, French international Sebastien Squillaci, who is due to finalize his transfer after a medical on Monday...

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  11. Holland 0-1 Spain: Dutch Betray "Total Football" With Cynical Defeat

    Spain are World Champions for the first time tonight, after an Andres Iniesta strike in extra time broke an excruciating deadlock in Soccer City, Soweto...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about 4 years ago 1,457 reads 11 comments

  12. FIFA World Cup 2010: Australia Must Defeat Ghana To Save Soccer Down Under

    Ghana and Australia meet in Rustenburg tomorrow in a match that could end the Socceroos’ meaningful participation in the tournament...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about 4 years ago 437 reads 1 comments

  13. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Worst Fears Realized in Nightmare Australia Opener

    The Socceroos suffered a disastrous 4-0 defeat at the hands of Germany in their opening World Cup match in Durban this morning, a game in which all of the potential problems raised during the build up became a reality...

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  14. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Ghana 1, Serbia 0

    Ghana narrowly defeated Serbia in the opening match of Group D in Pretoria yesterday. An Asamoah Gyan penalty in the 83rd minute gave the Black Stars all three points against a Serbian ...

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  15. Germany vs. Australia World Cup: Germans Win 4-0

    Germany cruised to a comprehensive 4-0 victory against Australia in Durban tonight, announcing their credentials as potential winners...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about 4 years ago 633 reads 0 comments

  16. 2010 FIFA World Cup Group D Preview: Serbia

    Brief History This is Serbia’s first appearance at the World Cup as a single country. They played as Serbia and Montenegro in 2006 and as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia at France ‘98...

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  17. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Aging Aussies Have No Plan B as Scott McDonald Is Left Out

    Socceroos coach Pim Verbeek has omitted Middlesbrough striker Scott McDonald from the squad that departed for South Africa this afternoon...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about 4 years ago 334 reads 3 comments

  18. FIFA World Cup 2010 Group D Preview: Ghana

    Brief History Despite being the second most successful team in the history of the African Nations Cup with four tournament wins, Ghana only made their World Cup debut in Germany four years ago...

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  19. FIFA World Cup 2010 Preview: Germany

    Brief History A powerhouse of modern international football, Germany has won three World Cups, finished runner up four more times, and reached a total of 11 semifinals (more than Brazil) as well as winning the European Championship three times...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about 4 years ago 820 reads 8 comments

  20. Australia Coach Pim Verbeek Names Initial World Cup Squad

    Australia coach Pim Verbeek recently named a provisional 31-man World Cup squad with few surprises. There are no major absentees from Verbeek’s preferred 11, but doubts remain ...

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  21. Poulter and Westwood Lead the Masters at the Halfway Point

    Englishmen Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood are tied atop the leader board at eight under par at the end of the second day at Augusta National...

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  22. Will Lionel Messi Have To Prove His Greatness in the Premier League?

    Lionel Messi is currently regarded by many as the best player in the world. He has already won three Spanish league titles and two European Cups...

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  23. Revenge For Bayern With 2-1 Last Gasp Win Over Manchester United

    Revenge. No other word can suffice for the prevailing emotion in Bavaria tonight after Bayern Munich over turned a 1-0 Manchester United lead to win 2-1 with the last kick of the game in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinal...

    Iain Strachan Written by Iain Strachan about over 4 years ago 145 reads 8 comments

  24. Champions League: The Battle for Fourth Place

    Manchester City brushed aside Wigan 3-0 yesterday while Liverpool produced their best league performance in months to beat Sunderland by the same score line on Sunday, ensuring the battle for fourth place remains intriguing...

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  25. Argentina Must Sack Maradona Now To Save World Cup Campaign

    Argentina doesn’t want to win the World Cup. Why else has the Argentinean FA allowed the shambolic reign of Diego Maradona to continue? They played the best football at Germany ...

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