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Champions League Preview – Nov. 20th

As Manchester United was the first team to secure their place in the next round of the Champions League, nearly every other group is up for grabs with only two matches left. Reigning Chelsea could see a make or break […]

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A snapshot of the newest Long Sleeve Soccer Jerseys released this fall by Nike, adidas & Umbro.

New Long Sleeve Kits Now On Sale

While the weather may still be holding on the final weeks of summer, you can prepare for the Fall and Winter seasons of your favorite clubs. Nike, adidas

El Clasico comes early this year in tomorrow's first leg of the Spanish Supercup

Spanish Supercup Starts Thursday

With La Liga and the Premier League kicking off this past weekend, we can safely say the 2012/13 season is underway, as evidenced by our heightened blood pressure

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Pep Steps Down From Barcelona Throne

After bringing a team to unfounded levels of success through the last four years, Josep Pep Guardiola will step down as FC Barcelona boss at the end of

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Chelsea Defeats Barcelona in Match for the Ages

For most hard-working Americans, the Champions League semifinal second leg between Chelsea and Barcelona was not to be viewed.  But, at high noon (when the match was played

Balotelli Tackles Song in Man. City v Arsenal

Arsenal Shatters City’s Chances, Newcastle Moves Up

Arsenal may have ended Man. City's league title hopes early. The season was supposed to run down to the final match-ups between the two Manchester clubs. But after

AC Milan v Barcelona 1st Leg Champions League Quarterfinals 2012

Away Goals – The Details Fans Should Know

With the quarterfinal round of UEFA Champions League already underway, we wanted to take a moment to explain the rules and usage of scoring away goals. Since AC

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Wegner Gets 3-Match Ban, Milan Holds Barca at Home

After Arsenal's final stab at a UEFA Champions League comeback against AC Milan a couple weeks ago, Gunners coach Arsene Wegner confronted the head official in the tunnel.

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UEFA Loves Banning People Way Too Much

In the light of Arsene Wenger receiving yet another touchline ban from the UEFA overlords, I feel it necessary to reflect on a few items that are deemed

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United Takes Premier Lead, Arsenal Comes Back

By the 83rd minute Manchester United had nearly closed out their 2-0 victory over West Bromwich, but what came over the loudspeaker at Old Trafford was no less

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Arsenal Knocked Out, Barca, Lyon Look to Advance

After suffering a brutal 4-0 loss to AC Milan February 15th, Arsenal made a valiant effort at a comeback, but ultimately fell short, losing 4-3 on aggregate. The

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As trade deadline closes, most teams stay put

Though a lot of anticipation culminated in the final days of January, most European clubs stayed put with their rosters for the remainder of the season, with little

Soccer Rules Explained - Fouls and Misconduct

Misconduct – Yellow & Red Card Offenses

For those of you who missed the Copa Del Rey matches between Barcelona and Real Madrid, you missed some of the best soccer the modern world has

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona in El Clasico, January 2012

El Clasico Review, Preview

Two of Spain's oldest rivals square off today in another Clasico in the Spanish Copa del Rey quarterfinals at Bernabeu. FC Barcelona head coach Pep Guardiola recently crowned

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Messi, Sawa, Guardiola & Sasaki Win at FIFA Ballon d’Or 2011

ZURICH-- Lionel Messi was awarded FIFA men's player of the year for the third time in a row, a feat only accomplished one time previously by the current