1. Seattle Sounders FC: Fredy Montero Finds His Form with Playoffs on the Horizon

    With the end of the MLS regular season beginning to draw near, the Seattle Sounders' designated player at the striker position, Fredy Montero, is finally beginning to find his groove—only 31 games into the season with three left to be played...

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  2. Tottenham Hotspur: 10 Reasons to Hate Arsenal on Derby Day

    The North London Derby is easily one of the most hate-filled, animosity-driven rivalries in the modern world of football. But it's also a rivalry with deep roots and a long, long history dating back to the early years of the 20th century...

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  3. Premier League: 10 Reasons English Football Needs a Winter Break

    Over the past few years, the calls to implement a winter break in the busy English football schedule have been numerous, with several high-profile players and managers weighing in...

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  4. FIFA Official: Governing Body Could Ban Carlos Tevez from Football

    In a shocking turn of events following Carlos Tevez 's alleged refusal to play for Manchester City in a Champions League match against Bayern Munich, FIFA Vice-President Jim Boyce ...

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  5. Carlos Tevez: A Funny Look into How the 'Misunderstanding' Might Have Happened

    If you haven't seen the press conference following Manchester City 's Champions League loss to Bayern Munich, in which Roberto Mancini slammed Carlos Tevez for allegedly refusing ...

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  6. Tottenham vs. Arsenal: The 8 Players Who Have Been on Both Sides of the Derby

    In the long history of English football, only 15 players have ever played for both Arsenal and Tottenham, the two sides of one of the most heated and hate-filled rivalries in existence: the North London Derby ...

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  7. Manchester City: Carlos Tevez Burned His Bridge with Europe in Refusal to Play

    One glance at the scoreboard from Tuesday's Champions League clash between Manchester City and Bayern Munich, will raise one immediate question: With an early two goal deficit and ...

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  8. Colorado Rapids V. San Jose Earthquakes: Watch All the Goals and Highlights

    MLS Western Conference rivals Colorado Rapids and San Jose Earthquakes took to the pitch on Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Colorado, playing to a 1-1 draw...

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  9. Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union: Watch All the Goals and Highlights

    Two MLS Eastern Conference rivals, Sporting Kansas City and Philadelphia Union , went head-to-head on Friday as both sides battled to keep their playoff hopes alive with the season end drawing dangerously near...

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  10. New York Red Bulls vs. Portland Timbers: Watch All the Goals and Highlights

    It was a battle for a spot in the playoff race on Saturday at Red Bull Arena, as the New York Red Bulls hosted the Portland Timbers , with both sides closely eyeing the postseason as the end of Major League Soccer's regular season looms in sight...

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  11. Real Madrid V. Rayo Vallecano: Watch All the Goals and Highlights

    After suffering a severely uncharacteristic early-season slump that found them sitting briefly in seventh on the La Liga table, Real Madrid were back to winning form on Saturday at home against Rayo Vallecano ...

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  12. Barcelona V. Atletico Madrid: Watch the Goals, Highlights, and Messi Hat Trick

    FC Barcelona returned home on Saturday after earning a midweek draw on the road against Valencia, and recorded a decisive 5-0 victory against Atletico Madrid to climb the table back into the second place spot...

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  13. Tottenham Hotspur: Bale and Van Der Vaart Net as Spurs Share the Wealth

    Tottenham Hotspur took to the road once again today, defeating Wigan Athletic by a score of 2-1 for their third consecutive EPL victory, their third of the season as well...

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  14. Tottenham Hotspur: Kranjcar Ruled Out, Assou-Ekotto Doubtful for Wigan Trip

    Tottenham Hotspur head out on the road once again this weekend to face Wigan Athletic on Saturday, adding a few more names to the injury list of their already battered squad...

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  15. Barcelona and Real Madrid: This Is What La Liga Ought to Look Like

    Anybody just now tuning in to the La Liga season, figuring that they had the entire league figured out and only looking at the table to see whether Barcelona or Real Madrid is at the top this time around, is in for a bit of a surprise...

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  16. English Premier League's Top 16 Money Penalty Takers and Why They're so Reliable

    The penalty is one of the most exciting, or horrific, moments in all of sports, depending on which side of the situation your club is standing when the referee blows his whistle and points to the spot...

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  17. Valencia vs. Barcelona: Watch All the Goals and Highlights from the La Liga Draw

    After enjoying a thoroughly dominating 8-0 victory at home against Osasuna over the weekend, FC Barcelona took to the road once again to try and capitalize on some of that momentum in a midweek La Liga fixture at Valencia...

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  18. Racing Santander vs. Real Madrid: Watch All the Highlights from La Liga Clash

    After suffering a surprising early-season loss on the road over the weekend to Levante, La Liga giants Real Madrid continued their trip away from home today with a third consecutive road match at Racing Santander...

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  19. Football in a Football World: What Soccer Means to Us

    "I could never enjoy watching a sport that I myself mastered at the age of seven," I once heard a local radio personality explain to his listeners. "Nobody in their right mind would dispute that it's just a kids game...

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  20. Arsenal FC: Arsene Wenger Is Not Going Anywhere, nor Should He

    There's little doubt that Arsenal FC is in hot water in these early stages of the EPL season, having secured only four points in their first five fixtures, resulting in the slowest start for the North London outfit in recent memory...

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  21. Dalglish: No Disciplinary Concerns for Liverpool Following Nine-Man Defeat

    Following a match that saw two ejections to Liverpool players and a heart-wrenching defeat because of the lack of men on the pitch, Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish insists that there is no disciplinary issue within his squad...

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  22. Tottenham Hotspur: Injury Relief for Spurs as Sandro and Gallas Near Return

    Tottenham Hotspur will see a bit of relief to the injury woes that haunted them early in the season as William Gallas and Sandro are both expected to reach match-worthy fitness in time for the club's Carling Cup clash with Stoke City on Tuesday...

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  23. FC Barcelona: Watch All the Goals and Highlights from the 8-0 Win over Osasuna

    After suffering two consecutive draws in two competitions, La Liga title favorites FC Barcelona returned to their winning ways, looking unstoppable once again in an impressive 8-0 blowout of last season's ninth-place finishers Osasuna...

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  24. Tottenham vs. Liverpool: 7 Things We Learned About Spurs in the 4-0 Victory

    Against a nine-man Liverpool side, Tottenham Hotspur secured their biggest three points of the season thus far in a dominating 4-0 victory at White Hart Lane...

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  25. Tottenham Hotspur: Adebayor and Parker Prepare for Home Debuts Against Liverpool

    Tottenham Hotspur will try to avoid a second consecutive home loss at White Hart Lane on Sunday, as the North London outfit's two newest faces make their first appearances in front of the home supporters...

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