Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Anthony Martial Saga and Another Detour in the Monaco Project

The Principality has been an awfully busy place this summer, but no deal Monaco have made is bigger than this one. At the time of this writing, Anthony Martial looks like he’ll be the most expensive French teenager in the history … Continue reading

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Mark Hughes and the Culture Change at Stoke City

On Sunday at Carrow Road, Xherdan Shaqiri made his Stoke debut in a 1-1 draw against Norwich. Shaqiri provided an assist on a free kick, completed 34 passes and looked solid on his debut. However, what he did on his … Continue reading

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REPORT: Kevin de Bruyne to Join Manchester City

It looks like this is finally happening. Bild, one of the more reliable papers in Europe, is reporting this afternoon that Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will, at long last, return to the Premier League as a member of Manchester City. … Continue reading

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Regression To The Mean

In what is becoming the most repetitive narrative in the BPL, it seems that Arsenal are looking at another season of what-ifs. I know, it’s early, we’re only three weeks in, but it really looks like this year, we’re gonna … Continue reading

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I’m All In On The Bundesliga

When I became a soccer fan I remember having to hunt down grainy, laggy streams to watch my beloved Arsenal. For the past three seasons NBC Sports has held the Premier League rights and made it easy to watch HD … Continue reading

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The Swansea Way

Swansea City have a special place for EPL fans. First off they are as close to a hipster club as they come in the EPL (which isn’t saying much considering how large the EPL is; no EPL club can really … Continue reading

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The Man from LEBB

Aritz Aduriz’s long, winding road through Spanish football began at Athletic Club’s famed Lezama academy, continued through helping Mallorca get back into Europe and playing under Unai Emery’s orders in the Champions League at Valencia, and finally took a U-turn back to the … Continue reading

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