Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Wild Finish For The Transfer Deadline

It was an active end to the transfer period with England especially busy with Chelsea picking up two players in Liverpool’s Fernando Torres (£50m) and Benfica’s David Luiz (£21m+Nemanja Matic). The other big transfer of the final day was Liverpool

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European League Round-Up

The big news from the weekend is the loss by Real Madrid which has given Barcelona firm control over the La Liga race. Here is a round-up of all of the results including the games from Monday. Spain: Levante 2-0

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Thoughts From The Weekend Of Continental Football

There was cup action in England, and I decided to take a look away from England and watched some European football from the continent today including a look at two of my favorite teams in Atletico Madrid and Udinese. Here

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FA Cup: A Look At The 5th Round Draw

The Fifth Round Draw is out. Arsenal are set to have a London derby while Manchester United got a favorable draw against Conference National side Crawley Town. There are two possible all-Premier League ties with Manchester City possibly meeting Aston

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FA Cup: Manchester United And Arsenal Advance While Chelsea And City Draw

The fourth round started today. Chelsea were held by Everton in a tough game that they were a bit fortunate to have gotten a draw. Manchester United were also in action as they came back from a 1-0 deficit to

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Weekend Watch List: Asian Cup Final And FA Cup Action

The Asian Cup is coming to an end this season and the FA Cup is entering the fourth round of the competition. However, there are a number of exciting match-ups throughout Europe. Here is a look at the top five

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Where Should Wayne Rooney Play?

The struggles of Wayne Rooney this season have brought up questions about where he is best employed in attack. In my opinion, his best position is as a withdrawn striker and therefore is best when paired with a striker who

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US Gold Cup Squad End Of January Addition

It is getting late in the process for deciding the Gold Cup roster as there are only three friendlies before June when the squad will be selected. Those friendlies are on FIFA International dates and are games against Egypt in

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Premier League: Manchester United Comeback Reminiscent Of Old United

It was a masterful comeback from Manchester United as they erased a 2-0 halftime deficit to get a 3-2 victory that opens a five point lead over second place Arsenal with the teams now even on games played. For a

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European Round-Up

Here is a look at games around Europe this weekend. England: Wolverhampton 0-3 Liverpool Arsenal 3-0 Wigan Blackpool 1-2 Sunderland Everton 2-2 West Ham Fulham 2-0 Stoke City Manchester United 5-0 Birmingham Newcastle United 1-1 Tottenham Aston Villa 1-0 Manchester

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