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Will Malaga Cash In On Isco?

Will Malaga Cash In On Isco?

Malaga is going through a difficult time as a football club. Bought by Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Al-Thani in 2010. Much in the vein of Manchester City and Paris Saint-German, Malaga now had the cash to really improve their squad. The results were immediate. During the 2011-2012 season Malaga qualified for European football for the [...]

State Of The Reds: Pepe Reina’s Liverpool Reincarnation

State Of The Reds: Pepe Reina’s Liverpool Reincarnation

It’s a fact of life that while everyone is paid to do a job, there are always some that can get away with not pulling their weight. There is however no excuses or hiding places when it comes to goalkeepers. Making an error or neglecting to do what’s required of them and not only does [...]

England Legend Steven Gerrard’s Incredible Worth to Liverpool

England Legend Steven Gerrard’s Incredible Worth to Liverpool

Steven Gerrard is unquestionably one of the greatest soccer players in Liverpool history.  The 32-year-old midfielder has been an undeniable force for both his club and his country. But, after amassing 15 years of soccer experience, Gerrard should naturally be on the decline. However, according to Liverpool’s medical experts, Gerrard has plenty of years ahead [...]

Analyzing the Transfer Speculation Surrounding Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez

Analyzing the Transfer Speculation Surrounding Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez

On August 7th, 2012, Luis Suarez signed a contract that would triple his wages and keep him in a Liverpool jersey for years to come. However, as Suarez continues his incredible season for the Reds, Champions League speculation has risen with Juventus, Bayern Munich, and Manchester City all having been linked to the Uruguayan. The [...]

After Hundreds of Goals and Dozens of Injuries Michael Owen Announces His Retirement

After Hundreds of Goals and Dozens of Injuries Michael Owen Announces His Retirement

After a rocket launch career kick-off in Liverpool, Michael Owen grabbed his opportunity to debut with the England national team at the age of 18 by the horns with this memorable goal against Argentina in the 1998 World Cup. Fourteen years later, now 33 years old, he tweeted on March 19 his retirement at the [...]

Red Hot Mario Balotelli Leading the Charge for AC Milan and Italy

Red Hot Mario Balotelli Leading the Charge for AC Milan and Italy

Since joining AC Milan, Mario Balotelli has been nothing but superb. “Super Mario” as he is called by the media, was on a slump earlier this year with Manchester City. However, Balotelli had a “renaissance” when he moved back to Italy. Nothing was clicking for Balotelli when this season started. The Italian striker wasn’t playing [...]

Newcastle United: Steven Taylor’s England Call-Up is a Double-Edged Sword

Newcastle United: Steven Taylor’s England Call-Up is a Double-Edged Sword

Newcastle United central defender Steven Taylor was called up by England yesterday after a flurry of international drop-outs and could make his full debut against San Marino on Friday. It was recognition of the Geordie defender by England manager Roy Hodgson for the fantastic performances he has turned in recently for the Magpies both in [...]

Arsenal Keeper’s Father Questions Arsène Wenger

Arsenal Keeper’s Father Questions Arsène Wenger

In theory, parents only care about what is best for their children. So they become very passionate when an outsider seems to do anything that may put their offspring in jeopardy—that is the parental instinct. But at times, this affection leads to madness specially when fathers put the effort in being an additional coach from [...]

Will Fallout With Supporters Be the End of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Time at PSG?

Will Fallout With Supporters Be the End of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Time at PSG?

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be the main reason for PSG’s success this season, but his words have caused a bit of drama in Paris this week. The striker cannot seem to stop scoring for the Ligue 1 side, but former PSG players and managers have spoken out about the lack of respect the Sweden international is [...]

By March 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Fabricio Coloccini’s Injury Could Ruin Newcastle United’s Campaign

Fabricio Coloccini’s Injury Could Ruin Newcastle United’s Campaign

Newcastle United have had an injury-plagued season. Frenchman and creative midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa has been out most of the season, which has hurt Newcastle’s attack. But, the injuries haven’t stopped there. Yohan Cabaye, Steven Taylor, and Cheick Tiote are all key members of the side who have been bit by the injury bug. Some [...]

Emerging Talents: Gedion Zelalem of Arsenal FC

Emerging Talents: Gedion Zelalem of Arsenal FC

Arsenal fans will be delighted to know that another bright talent is in the pipeline as Gedion Zelalem continues his development at the North London Club. Despite being born in Germany and starting off his youth career with Hertha Berlin, he moved to the United States shortly after and began playing for Washington, D.C. area [...]

Ankle Injury A Small Bump in Lucas Moura’s Football Development

Ankle Injury A Small Bump in Lucas Moura’s Football Development

Despite being on the receiving end of a horrific tackle against Nancy four days ago, Lucas Moura has enjoyed a bright start to his time at French side Paris St-Germain. Check out the tackle that has sidelined Moura below… [youtube L_ZcohxBhds] PSG beat out both Manchester United and Inter Milan this summer to secure Moura’s [...]

Emerging Talents: Fabrice Olinga of Málaga CF

Emerging Talents: Fabrice Olinga of Málaga CF

Málaga CF may be enduring difficult times financially at the moment, but there have been several bright spots within the club in recent years, notably the emergence of Fabrice Olinga. The 16 year old Cameroonian has made quite the impression this season in La Liga, becoming the league’s youngest ever goalscorer when he scored the [...]

Galatasaray vs. FC Schalke 04: Players to Watch in Champions League Round of 16 Clash at Veltins-Arena

Galatasaray vs. FC Schalke 04: Players to Watch in Champions League Round of 16 Clash at Veltins-Arena

On Tuesday, Champions League action resumes as Turkish giants Galatasaray travel to Veltins-Arena to take on a resurgent FC Schalke 04.  The Germans tallied  a crucial away goal in the first-leg and will look to build off their success, hoping that new signings Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder produce a few memorable moments. One of the [...]

EPL Injury Report: Nani Leaves with Hamstring Problem

EPL Injury Report: Nani Leaves with Hamstring Problem

With three of the top four Premiership teams involved in FA Cup quarterfinal play this weekend, the league fixtures were put on the back burner. On Saturday, Manchester City showed the difference between a top Premiership side and a Championship side as they pounded an over matched Barnsley 5-0. Without striker Sergio Aguero (knee injury) [...]

By March 11, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Emerging Talents: Kekuta Manneh of Vancouver Whitecaps

Emerging Talents: Kekuta Manneh of Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps selected Kekuta Manneh fourth overall in the 2013 MLS Superdraft, a move that looks to certainly pay dividends for the Canadian side. Originally hailing from Bakau, Gambia, Manneh moved to Georgia in his teens before settling in Austin, Texas with a host family. He began making waves around the United States shortly [...]