Whitecaps v Galaxy Take II – Beitashour runs free against diamond midfield

April 28, 2014
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Whitecaps v Galaxy Take II – Beitashour runs free against diamond midfield

The Vancouver Whitecaps and LA Galaxy played a home and away series over the past week, which has highlighted the Whitecaps’ strength in youth and Robbie Keane’s clinical finishing. The first game a week ago in Los Angeles, where Vancouver have never won, ended in a 1-0 win for the Galaxy decided by Robbie...

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Egyptian Riots To Continue

February 13, 2013
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Egyptian Riots To Continue

It was a year ago this month that Egypt’s Health Ministry officially reported on the 73 soccer fans that were killed and the hundreds more injured after the Port Said stadium riot. Events took place after a match between Al Masry of Port Said and Al Ahly of Cairo, two teams who have come...

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The German Way

December 13, 2012
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The German Way

With all the German clubs from both the Champions and Europa Leagues advancing to the knockout stages, and often in thrilling fashion, a lot of attention is now being given to the 3rd placed league in Europe. Coming in behind Spain and England, Germany has replaced Italy as the next best league and people...

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Harry Redknapp’s QPR Revival

November 29, 2012
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Harry Redknapp’s QPR Revival

Harry Redknapp, the Premier League’s favourite maverick cockney, has now taken control of his first match at the helm of the worst team in England. A dour 0-0 draw seemed on the cards from the outset but it was definitely a more promising display, albeit against a Sunderland side incapable of scoring. Redknapp has...

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Is Antonio Valencia a Man Utd number 7?

November 21, 2012
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Is Antonio Valencia a Man Utd number 7?

As the choice of many Manchester United legends, wearing the number 7 at Manchester United is considered a great honour. George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham, and Cristiano Ronaldo are some of the best examples of past number sevens, but since Ronaldo’s departure there have been a couple of odd choices to...

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The Giampaolo Pazzini and Antonio Cassano swap

September 15, 2012
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The Giampaolo Pazzini and Antonio Cassano swap

Lost amongst all the transfers this summer, the Milan clubs swapped strikers, which has been the most surprising and well planned by Internazionale. Inter’s 28-year-old Italian striker Giampoalo Pazzini suffered a poor year with the Nerazurri, playing in 33 matches and only notching 5 goals, and was to be one of many players offloaded...

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Rennie’s midseason reshuffle

August 3, 2012
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Rennie’s midseason reshuffle

The recent changes made by Martin Rennie, Scottish manager of the Vancouver Whitecaps in MLS, have been questioned by many but only two games after the flurry of sales and trades it must be said that he is shaping the team for the better. The Vancouver Whitecaps really turned things around this year after...

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The State of Canadian Soccer Defectors

July 18, 2012
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The State of Canadian Soccer Defectors

Jared Mercer looks at a big problem in Canadian football.

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Platini proposes Euro tournament changes

July 8, 2012
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Platini proposes Euro tournament changes

Jared Mercer deconstructs Platini's argument.

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Euro 2012: A Spanish Wrap

July 6, 2012
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Euro 2012: A Spanish Wrap

Jared Mercer looks at the Euro 2012 winners.

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