1. World Cup 2014: What Are the US Team's Chances of Qualifying at This Point

    The loss of the USA to Jamaica in the 2014 World Cup Qualifier counts as a sad, disappointing and significant day in my life. The reason is that the United States (USA) may not be competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil...

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  2. How Manchester United Can Reinforce Its Defense Against Galatasaray

    Manchester United will face Galatasaray in their first Group H Stage UEFA Champions League match. The match will be held on September 19, 2012 at Old Trafford...

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  3. Lionel Messi: Why He Is Right Not to Comment About Cristiano Ronaldo

    The latest Cristiano Ronaldo saga extended to Argentina where Lionel Messi was training with the country's national team. Messi was interviewed by journalists about his opinion of Ronaldo's dissatisfaction with Real Madrid ...

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  4. FC Barcelona: 6 Things We've Learned Already About Tito Vilanova's Takeover

    The football world was surprised (although it was expected) when Pep Guardiol a announced his resignation as manager of FC Barcelona . The surprise announcement of Guardiola's departure was a precursor for another one...

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  5. Robin Van Persie: Why Penalty Miss Let Manchester United Down

    Manchester United barely defeated Southampton in their English Premier League (EPL) match. Robin van Persie 's penalty miss is one of the reasons...

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  6. Club Atletico Madrid: La Liga BBVA Team of the Week

    The La Liga BBVA Team of the Week continues with the selection of another club. The process of selecting teams that have not received publicity continues. The week that begins will feature another team from Madrid which receives scant attention...

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  7. Rafael Van Der Vaart: Why Tottenham Hotspur Should Have Kept Him

    Rafael Van Der Vaart has returned to Hamburger SV from the Tottenham Hotspur during the last minutes of the Summer Transfer Window...

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  8. Champions League Draw 2012: Outlining FC Barcelona's Group G Opponents

    The 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League draw has ended. The result is that FC Barcelona is in Group G with Benfica , Spartak Moscow, and Celtic (via UEFA .com )...

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  9. Andres Iniesta: Why He Deserves the UEFA Best Player Award

    Andres Iniesta who is a central midfielder for FC Barcelona won the 2011-2012 UEFA Best Player Award in Europe...

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  10. Nikola Zigic: Why A Move From Birmingham City To Celta Vigo Is Great

    Nikola Zigic (Birmingham City Forward) is the object of interest from Real Club Celta De Vigo (or Celta Vigo) and Malaga in the closing of the Summer Transfer Window ...

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  11. Bayern Munich Transfers: Why Javi Martinez Is Worth Biggest Fee in Bundesliga

    Javi Martinez has just signed with Bayern Munich in the biggest transfer since Mario Gomez joined the Bundesliga club...

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  12. Kaka: Why a Move from Real Madrid to Brazil Is a Great Idea

    The Kaka transfer story took another turn after Caroline Celico (Kaka's wife) announced that the family will return to Brazil. She commented about Kaka in an interview with RG (magazine from Brazil) in a h/t to ESPN Soccernet ...

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  13. Athletic Club Bilbao: La Liga BBVA Team of the Week

    B/R is starting the week with a new segment dedicated to La Liga. It will be a weekly feature about one team in La Liga called "Team of the Week"...

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  14. Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Who Will Win the UEFA Super Cup?

    Chelsea Blues and Atletico Madrid will face each other in the UEFA Super Cup to be held in Monaco on August 31...

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  15. Radamel Falcao: The Pros and Cons of Signing with FC Anzhi Makhachkala

    Radamel Falcao received an offer of $84 million from FC Anzhi Makhachkala to sign with them. The news was reported by David Cote in the Portuguese newspaper A Bola with a h/t to Colombia Press ...

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  16. Giovani Dos Santos: Sevilla the Best Option for Mexican Star

    Will Giovani Dos Santos leave Tottenham Hotspur for Sevilla before the closing of the transfer window? According to his lawyer, Vicente Montes (in an article by Kilian Caballero ...

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  17. Javi Martinez: Why Leaving Athletic Club Bilbao for Bayern Munich Is a Bad Idea

    The recent transfer news from Athletic Club Bilbao has Javi Martinez leaving the club for Bayern Munich. The idea on paper is a great one with the Basque club receiving $49.3 million for the transaction...

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  18. FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: 6 Bold Predictions for Spanish Super Cup

    FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will face each other at Camp Nou for the Spanish Super Cup or Super Copa. The first leg of the event will be held at Camp Nou in Barcelona on August 23, 2012...

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  19. Arsenal Transfer News: Why Song's Departure Should Serve as Catalyst for Change

    Arsenal FC agreed to release Alex Song from his contract to FC Barcelona . La Blaugrana paid $23.4 million to sign Song. Barca added a release clause valued at $ 98.6 million in SongĀ“s contract with the club...

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  20. Dan Petrescu: Can He Save FC Dynamo Moscow from Possible RPL Relegation?

    Dan Petrescu has just signed a three-year contract with Dynamo Moscow. According to an article which appeared in RIA Novosti , he takes over at a time of crisis for the club...

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  21. Radamel Falcao: Can He Score Many Goals Like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo?

    Radamel Falcao starts the La Liga BBVA season for Atletico Madrid by claiming (according to the La Liga BBVA website with a h/t to an article written by Stefan Coerts ...

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  22. Summer Transfer: Why Oribe Peralta Should Move to Real Club Deportivo La Coruna

    Oribe Peralta is becoming the center of attention from Real Club Deportivo La Coruna during the summer transfer window...

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  23. Puerto Rico vs. Spain: What Do We Know About the Matchup of the Century?

    Puerto Rico and Spain will be facing each other for the first time in history on August 15, 2012. The venue is the Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel located in Bayamon, Puerto Rico...

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  24. David Villa: 5 Reasons His Return Will Put Barcelona Back on Top

    David Villa has returned to Barcelona for the first time since his leg fracture in December 2011, according to Reuters with a h/t to The Times of India . He was welcomed back into the squad and praised by midfielder Andres Iniesta...

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  25. London Olympics 2012: 5 Star Players Who Saw Mexico to Gold Against Brazil

    Mexico defeated Brazil to win the gold medal in the 2012 Olympics. The victory was a stunning one for Mexico and the world. Oribe Peralta was the main player that propelled Mexico to victory...

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