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Euro 2012: Five Youngsters to Look Out For

David Martin |
06.07.2012
The 2012 European Championships kick off on Friday! Here are my picks for five youngsters to watch out for during the tournament. Robert Lewandowski Poland, age 23 Co-hosts Pola... ...read more
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Women’s World Cup Final Makes Social Networking History as Japan Rejoices

David Martin |
07.18.2011
Japan Defeated the US 3-1 on Penalties in the Women’s World Cup Final in Frankfurt, Germany. But for Japan, this was much more than just a soccer match, as Twitter confirmed. T... ...read more

Obama Compares Himself to Lionel Messi

David Martin |
06.28.2011
Turns out President Obama knows his soccer. The self proclaimed “soccer dad” compared himself to Barcelona’s Lionel Messi during a White House ceremony welcoming MLS champions t... ...read more

FIFA Faces the Inquisition on Bribery Charges: A Tragic Comedy

David Martin |
05.31.2011
FIFA president Sepp Blatter defiantly confronted the press on Monday, as the world football governing body faces wide-spread allegations of bribery. Two senior officials, Mohame... ...read more
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UEFA Champions League Final 2011: The Key Match-Ups

David Martin |
05.28.2011
Barcelona square up with Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley on Saturday. While we are all hoping for a classic, David Martin looks at some of the ke... ...read more
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French Football Rocked by Allegations of Quotas on Non-White Players

David Martin |
04.30.2011
It was supposed to be an image that would take France into the 21st century, leaving behind the bloody tragedies of the French-Algerian War and a series of urban riots. It was a... ...read more
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Oops Ola!: Copa Del Rey Run Over By Bus

William JF Paul |
04.22.2011
Real Madrid, celebrating victory over arch-rivals Barcelona in Spain’s Copa del Rey, dropped the trophy from their open-topped bus and saw it crushed under the wheels. It... ...read more

UEFA Champions League: Semi-final power rankings

David Martin |
04.14.2011
And then there were four, and with little doubt the best four. The remaining teams contesting the Champions League semi-finals managed to sweep pass their opposition in the last... ...read more
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UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal Power Rankings

David Martin |
03.19.2011
As March culminates and April embarks, the Champions League draw has all eyes fixated. For those clubs still involved, their journey has been carved into stone. They now know wh... ...read more
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Celtic vs Rangers: Just a Boys’ Game

William JF Paul |
03.18.2011
It’s not often that a soccer match provokes a government inquiry and dire warnings that future games might have to be played behind closed doors or abandoned altogether. But th... ...read more

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