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The NFL in London: Eye Opener

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I grew up with the NFL. So obsessed with the league was I as a kid, that I had wallpaper with the then 28 NFL helmets and cried in my third grade class… Continue reading

Manchester City 5:1 Scunthorpe – Post Match Reaction

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Viewed within the context of the pathetic recent history of City in the League Cup, this year’s run and especially tonight’s victory are remarkable. Also from a squad building perspective this was an… Continue reading

Manchester United’s London Support: Entitlement Oriented?

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As our readers are aware, I was in the United Kingdom the past few days and got an opportunity to take in as much of the football culture as I possibly could (although… Continue reading

The View from India: EPL Mania

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India’s sporting culture is not terribly evolved. For a nation of its population and potential, India is an athletic backwater with little cultural incentive to improve. Cricket is the major sport and it… Continue reading

USL/TOA Update: Breakaway Option Looking More Likely

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The USL-1 season has now concluded with Montreal’s championship series win over Vancouver.Both clubs involved in the finals are members of the TOA and both clubs owners were present for the meetings between… Continue reading

Rueda Deserves Credit for Honduran Qualification

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Honduras secured Qualification to its first World Cup since 1982, in a roundabout dramatic fashion. The Honduran team which is chock full of international players who in the weak CONCACAF region are considered… Continue reading

COMNEBOL Qualifying Wrap

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When it was all said and done Diego Maradona got the job done. For the worldwide speculation about his future and Argentina missing the World Cup, the team remained focus and pulled off… Continue reading

UEFA Qualifying Wrap Up

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A fairly straight forward final day of European group stage qualifying saw Slovakia and Switzerland punch its ticket to South Africa, with Portugal, Ukraine and Greece sealing playoff spots. Sweden and Latvia fall… Continue reading

World Cup Seeding: How Will it Work?

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FIFA has announced they will determine World Cup seeding at a meeting a Robben Island in early December, just before the official World Cup draw.  The World Cup seeding process had previously taken… Continue reading

Five Who Could Win the World Cup in 2010

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After every qualifying round we will break down the five teams that I feel are most likely to win the World Cup in 2010. Here is the list Monday October 12th’s list. 1-… Continue reading