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NASL and TV

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TKR has learned that despite being unsanctioned at this time, that the newly formed NASL has moved forward with its plans to broadcast its inaugural season on Television. Two sources confirmed to us that the league has leveraged… Continue reading

UEFA’s CSKA Moscow doping dilemma

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While Russian football fans may have celebrated CSKA Moscow becoming the first Russian team to qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockout stages, celebrations may have to be put on hold or come… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 15 – Friday and Saturday action

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The top of the Turkcell Super League board got tighter last week.  Fenerbahçe, Beşiktaş, Bursaspor, Galatasaray, and Kayserispor, in that order, were separated by only a three point margin.  This weekend looked crucial… Continue reading

Match Fixing in Europe

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With the recent arrests of several suspects in Germany, the specter of Match Fixing has come front and center yet again. Outside then Lines on ESPN today at 3pm ET/Noon PT will be doing a… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – Senol Gunes appointed as Trabzonspor head coach

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After Hugo Broos’ resignation, Trabzonspor delved into its past to get their new head coach.  Senol Gunes, a former Trabzonspor goalkeeper, was appointed to the post of Trabzonspor head coach, signing a contract… Continue reading

NASL Retrospective: 1979 Attendances

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The NASL is either romantcised or trashed in contemporary American soccer circles, with little ground in between. It seems everyone has an opinion on the old NASL, whether it is grounded in facts,… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 14 – Sunday action

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With the shock losses of Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray, the high end of the Turkcell Super League table looked to be shaken up somewhat.  With Bursaspor’s victory on Friday against Galatasaray, Bursaspor guaranteed themselves… Continue reading

Drogba for World Player of the Year

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I’m not looking to win any popularity contests, and were I looking to do so, I would be officially eliminated with this headline. So disliked is Didier Drogba and by extension Chelsea FC in many… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 14 – Friday and Saturday action

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Friday and Saturday action in the Turkcell Super League would see both of the two biggest clubs in action.  Galatasaray travelled to the confines of the Bursa Ataturk stadium to take on the… Continue reading

American Club Football in Crisis? 2010 Will Tell the Story

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We’re not quite there yet, but the situation is much worse than a great number of American footy fans would like to admit to. First tier Major League Soccer may have officially hailed… Continue reading