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Turkcell Super League – Digiturk retains Super League broadcast rights through 2014.

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Digiturk, the satellite service hosting LigTV, has renewed their contract to broadcast the Turkcell Super League for the next four seasons, from the 2010 to 2014.  Digiturk will play $321 million each season… Continue reading

Haitian Relief

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American Red Cross (if you live outside the United States, visit the International Committee of the Red Cross website instead). Also, you can donate via your cellphone by sending a text message “HAITI” to… Continue reading

Fox Soccer Plus A Good Move

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On Monday, it was revealed that News Corp would be launching a second all soccer channel known as Fox Soccer Plus. With Setanta North America failing to meet its sub license agreements with… Continue reading

Kayserispor player suspended due to match-fixing.

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A match fixing scandal reported a few days ago in Turkish newspapers rocked Turkish soccer and European soccer in general.  There has been some action taken in order to alleviate the problem.  Kayserispor,… Continue reading

Löw Should Not Rule Out Kurányi

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Joachim Löw, the Manager of the German National Football Team, reiterated this week that Kevin Kurányi will not be in consideration for the World Cup Squad. Kurányi has been in good form for… Continue reading

Obama, MLS need each other

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The contentious nature of politics drives even the best of politicians to the brink.  It’s at this point, when sports has been brought up as a topic to bring levity to a broad audience and… Continue reading

Set Piece Analysts Match Reviews

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Beginning this weekend the team of writers at Set Piece Analysts will be bringing you tactical reviews of the biggest football matches around the globe. Please visit Set Piece Analysts for comprehensive coverage… Continue reading

Alledged Match Fixing in Turkey as 19 Matches Allegedly Fixed

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On January 5th, national daily newspaper Milliyet broke the story that 19 soccer matches in Turkey have allegedly been fixed.  English language daily Today’s Zaman also reported this story the following day.  The… Continue reading

USSF Brokered Compromise Official

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Press release follows. Comment away! From the U.S. Soccer Communications Center: DIVISION 2 PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE TO OPERATE IN 2010 U.S. Soccer Will Oversee Two Conference League CHICAGO (Jan. 7, 2009) – The U.S.… Continue reading

SPA Daily Podcast: January 7th

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On Thursday’s edition on the Set Piece Analysts daily podcast, Johnathan, Kartik, and Richard: The day’s results in Italy’s Serie A, The issues at striker with the German National Team, Ivory Coast’s criticism… Continue reading