Monthly Archives: August 2011

Analysis: Goals in the United v Arsenal game (Updated due to video being taken down by YouTube)

UPDATE: YouTube emailed to say they have taken the video down due to a copyright infringement claim by the FA Premier League. I’ve filed an appeal but having never been in this situation before I don’t know if I’ll ever … Continue reading

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(UPDATED w/another video) Neymar – the next Messi?

This kid is only 19 and has a scary highlight reel already. He just added this to it:   When he does leave Santos, I think it’s quite likely he could break the transfer fee record that Real Madrid holds … Continue reading

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Champions League draw broken down

Champions League draw was this morning. Here’s a quick summary of how it looks for all the teams and how some of them may be feeling about their chances. Happiest teams: Inter Milan, Manchester United, Benfica, Borussia Dortmund, Porto, Barcelona, … Continue reading

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Wanted: new feet for ageing centreback

First off, there are loads of retired athletes who have far greater residual injury problems than I do and I’m not making any claim to being an extreme case. I’m just coming to the realization that most people who play … Continue reading

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Memo for Fábio Coentrão

Hey Fabio, I know you’re new at Real Madrid and it takes a bit of getting used to how Jose wants you to play defensively and all but here’s a little nugget of wisdom for you. Watch yourself on the … Continue reading

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El Chiquitín Fútbol Club: The other side of the coin

Spain is just seven shades of awesome in all things football these days. Here’s another short film. This time it’s about some seniors, women in their 60’s to 80’s and the club, El Chiquitin FC, they play for. Wow. Spain … Continue reading

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“Little Team”, lots of questions

This ten minute film about a group of five and six year old Spanish kids playing their first year of organized soccer is creating quite a buzz and really pulls at your heart strings. It’s worth watching just for the … Continue reading

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