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La Liga Roundup: Week 1

La Liga is back! The Spanish first division returned this weekend after its three-month break. The Big Three all picked up points, new boys debuted, and of course, there was controversy. Let’s round it up! – Barcelona 3-0 Elche Last … Continue reading

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Luis Suarez Still Very Much A Villain

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today issued its verdict regarding Luis Suarez’s nine international game, four month ban from football. That verdict? Luis Suarez is still very much a biter. CAS decided to uphold the original ruling and … Continue reading

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Real Madrid 2-0 Sevilla: Ronaldo Brace Highlights Comfortable Super Cup Win

The 2014 UEFA Super Cup paled in comparison to the 2013 edition. Guess not every Super Cup can be a two-hour thriller that determines a young Belgian star’s future. Real Madrid established itself early on as the dominant side and … Continue reading

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Karim Benzema and Being “The Man”

This is familiar territory for Karim Benzema. Yet, at the same time, it isn’t. France have advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup for the first time since 2006, going through as Group E winners. Didier Deschamps’ … Continue reading

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What Happened This Weekend?

Oh, man. We had a lot of good footy this weekend. Time to do a roundup. Premier League Manchester City 4-1 Southampton: Dominant win for the hosts, to the surprise of no one. Stevan Jovetic scored! Aston Villa 1-2 Fulham: … Continue reading

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MVP Vs Best Player: The Endless Debate

In September of last year, I tweeted that I thought that Luis Suarez was the best player in the Premier League. While that doesn’t sound like heresy now, it really was in September as it was a forgone conclusion that … Continue reading

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Atlético Madrid: Europe’s Underappreciated Power

The Manzanares is a river that begins flowing in the Sierra de Guadarrama, a mountain range in the center of the Iberian Peninsula. Flowing southeast from its source, the Manzanares enters the city of Madrid via the El Pardo barrio. … Continue reading

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“What is life without hate?” – Roger Bennett I don’t like Jose Mourinho. I just don’t get the love affair with the man at all. Sure, he’s a brilliant tactician and a great man manager who seems to get the … Continue reading

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