Monthly Archives: March 2011

U.S. v. Argentina

Photo by Jeff Zelevansky from GettyImages I think Ian Darke said it best in the second half of last night’s match when he remarked that this friendly between the United States and Argentina “had the intensity of a World Cup … Continue reading

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Serie A abbreviated (links, cheapo thoughts)

It’s been a busy week and I apologize not getting to do an adequate Serie A round-up.  I’m hoping that the international break will allow me to catch-up. This is an excellent Guardian recap of last week’s action in Italy.    … Continue reading

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EPLiens (bottom of the table)

I’m going to start following more closely and writing more frequently about the frantic, insane relegation battle taking place in the Premier League. photo courtesy of Wolverhampton Wolves Last weekend’s matches seemed to pose more questions than answers.  I was … Continue reading

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EPLiens (top-hat edition)

Where to begin? Let’s start with some wisdom from Spurs’ manager Harry Redknapp, who quite rightly asserts that Chelsea and Arsenal are “handing the title” to one of the worst United sides in recent memory.   Although, it must be said, … Continue reading

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Champions League draw and Europa League ephemera

Interesting draw! As much as I clown Manchester United, I have to say that I’m really excited for this tie with Chelsea.  I think the added history, familiarity and league pride etc. will make this tie far more intense and … Continue reading

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Champions League links and thoughts

– A truly awesome match between Bayern and Inter yesterday. It was an exciting contest filled with attacking play from a multitude of world class players.  I mean, take your pick– there was Thomas Muller’s deft little flick that gave … Continue reading

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Slowly catching up on Serie A

I’ve decided that Serie A’s languid, stylish grind is the perfect compliment to an almost Spring Sunday morning/afternoon.  Definitely have fallen back in love with the Italian game. image courtesy of Serie A Talk Cesena v. Juventus– This match was … Continue reading

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