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Malaga CF – Feelgood Story of the Season

Posted on 1 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

Instead of falling apart along with the financial situation at the club, Malaga players, along with head coach Manuel Pellegrini, are putting all of the troubles behind them, off to a fantastic start in the Spanish La Liga and the Champions League, contrary to all expectations and projections. More

Potential Doesn’t Always Get You Very Far

Posted on 1 Mar, 2010, by in Soccer

Sometimes, being considered the new (fill in the blank) doesn’t promise you success. You may get a lot of praise and money, but there are many players who just never live up to their potential and the transfer fee paid for them. Here are a few, with some still young and could get back on the right track, but it seems like they won’t be the stars of today and tomorrow. More

Benfica, Porto, and the Little Braga that Could

Posted on 24 Nov, 2009, by in Soccer

One third of the way into the season, we take a look at the state of things in the Portuguese Premier League, Liga Sagres, with Braga and Benfica leading the table and Porto (champions of the last four seasons) not too far behind. More