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Manchester City vs Manchester United: Sergio Aguero & Yaya Toure Rule the Derby

Posted on 22 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

Not having Robin van Persie isn’t an excuse for how Manchester United looked during the first 60 minutes of the Manchester Derby, finding themselves foru goals behind Manchester City, enjoying a huge game from Yaya Toure in the midfield and Sergio Aguero in the attack, with the Argentine scoring twice, helped by Toure and Samir Nasri before Wayne Rooney pegged back for the visitors resulting in 4-1 finish. More

PSG – The 2014 Shopping List

Posted on 17 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

While people may expect Paris Saint-Germain to make moves for the most expensive players possible, like Wayne Rooney from Manchester United or Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid, it seems their plans of improvements of involve a lot of money being spent, but mostly on French players, and investing in the likes of Samir Nasri, Franck Ribery, Yohan Cabaye and possibly even Karim Benzema. More

Manchester City – Roberto Mancini Isn’t Afraid to Take on Players

Posted on 4 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

The managerial world isn’t one that agrees on everything when it comes to code of conduct, and you’ll find that even fewer agree with Roberto Mancini on his way to handle players – calling them out, sometimes for things that happen in the dressing room this season for Manchester City, which is a different approach from what most use to keep their team under control. More

Arsenal FC – Arsene Wenger Changing Direction

Posted on 25 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

The first manager to ever field a full-foreign starting lineup in the English Premiership was Arsene Wenger. When you hear about him looking for players, the first thing you expect is a French or Dutch talent to be the next guy arriving at Arsenal, not a British lad from the youth squad. But maybe things are starting to change. More

Samir Nasri Edges the Super-Subs Surprise (Manchester City vs Southampton)

Posted on 19 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

Nearly the biggest upset anyone could think of happened at the Etihad stadium, but Samir Nasri on a fantastic day, one of his best since joining Manchester City, scored the winner 10 minutes from time after Southampton made life very difficult for a wasteful defending champions, giving them a 3-2 win. More

Euro 2012 – Day 4 Summary (France vs England, Ukraine vs Sweden)

Posted on 11 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

Andriy Shevchenko was undoubtedly the hero of the last day of Euro 2012 first round of matches, scoring twice in the Ukraine’s 2-1 win over Sweden, putting them at the top of Group D. England defended well enough against France to secure a 1-1 draw, giving Roy Hodgson a decent start against a much better opponent. More

Roy Hodgson Makes it Through the Group D Opener (France vs England)

Posted on 11 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

England weren’t as bad as some thought they would be; France weren’t as good as the friendly matches suggested. Joleon Lescott opened the scoring, Samir Nasri quickly equalized on the other side. Aside from the Manchester City players grabbing the goals, it was mostly the heat that took over the opening match in Group D. More

Roberto Mancini Gets to Choose Whether Nasri Plays or Not?

Posted on 22 Aug, 2011, by in Soccer

It’s all Arsene Wenger’s fault. What a mess. Waiting all summer long to somehow convince Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri to stay while not showing any sign of really making a push in the transfer market for some well known and proven name. Roberto Mancini does have more resources to make such moves, and the Nasri deal, on the verge of being signed, has him in a position to suggest Wenger with who to play against Udinese. More

Transfer News and Rumors – Early June Edition

Posted on 7 Jun, 2011, by in Soccer

The beginning of summer means a rest from actually watching European soccer games. It also means we dwelve a whole of a lot deeper into the transfer scene and all the rumors flying around. More

Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and More Weekend Talk

Posted on 10 Dec, 2010, by in Soccer

A look towards some of the bigger matches this weekend in the English Premiership, including United-Arsenal and Tottenham-Chelsea while giving a small glance to southern regions with Juve-Lazio, Milan and Dortmund. More