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4 Sent Off, 0 Goals in the Derby of Istanbul

Posted on 13 Apr, 2009, by in Soccer

The Istanbul Derby between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray, one of the biggest rivalries in the soccer world didn’t live up to the high level of expectations, at least from a pure soccer view point. For those who like things tense and even violent, they got what they wished for. More

Lazio Beat Roma to Claim Derby Della Capitale

Posted on 12 Apr, 2009, by in Soccer

Despite the championship ramifications of Inter dropping points at home to Palermo and Juventus losing in Genoa to almost completely lose any hope of catching up with Inter, the biggest game in Italy this weekend was played in Rome.

In the 120th version of the Rome derby Lazio dealt a serious blow to AS Roma’s fading Champions League hope with a 4-2 victory in the Stadio Olimpico. Lazio still have UEFA cups aspirations of their own and even though it’s a long shot, a win in the most important game of the year for them could give them the lift they need for the rest of the season. More

Bayern Look Anything but Ready for Barcelona

Posted on 4 Apr, 2009, by in Soccer

Bayern suffer a heavy and defeat in Wolfsburg, 5-1, including an amazing goal by Grafite of Wolfsburg. To make things worst, this happens 4 days before their match against Barcelona in Spain, who beat Valladolid 1-0 as their warm up for the 1st leg of the Uefa Champions League Quarter Finals. More

What Good Will it Do?

Posted on 1 Apr, 2009, by in Soccer

You can get used to seeing Alan Shearer, the Premiership’s all time leading scorer in tailored clothes. As what was regarded in the beginning as an April Fool’s joke later became a legitamte story, probably the biggest one in English football on the 1st of April despite the national side playing the Ukraine and beating them 2-1.Is it the right decision for Shearer? Is it the right decision for Newcastle? They can’t do worst then they’ve done so far. The magpies are ranked 18th in the Premiership with 8 games to go, 2 points below Blackburn. Although it’s still too early to call them gonners, with 6 more teams above them not safe from the relegation axe, Newcastle are in serious serious trouble. More

Serie A Title Race Status Quo

Posted on 23 Mar, 2009, by in Soccer

In Italy , Inter held a promising 7 point lead before this weekend began, and with Juventus going away to AS Roma while Inter played Reggina, it seemed like a 10 point un-erasable lead could be waiting for both teams at the end of the weekend, which would finally put any doubts about Inter winning the Championship to rest. So Juventus went to Rome on Saturday – here’s what happened:
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Scorers Rising in Europe

Posted on 19 Mar, 2009, by in Soccer

Mounir El Hamdaoui is the hot name this season in Dutch Football, leading AZ to a probable championship and himself to the scoring titles. He is among others to rise to prominence around Europe this season due to their goals and ability this season.
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Real Keep the Pressure on Barcelona

Posted on 14 Mar, 2009, by in Soccer

After their humiliating exit from the continental stage 4 days ago and in face of their difficult game in Bilbao many in Barcelona re opened their Champagne bottles, believing that Real will finally take it’s final bow in this years title race.They were wrong, dead wrong More

What’s the More Arrogant Goal – Kluivert Vs. Raul

Posted on 3 Mar, 2009, by in Soccer

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day about footy, and argued about great players who never fully lived up to their potential, and we got to … More