This past week wasn’t a good one for football, as racism reared its ugly head, once again.
On Monday, Arrigo Sacchi, the man who coached AC Milan to two consecutive European Cups and guided Italy to a World Cup final in 1994, claimed that there were “too many [...]
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In an exciting Champions League battle between Paris Saint Germain and Chelsea at the Parc des Princes, it was David Luiz who stole the show.
The former Chelsea and Benfica player wasn’t too happy with the location of a free-kick, and quickly remedied the problem [...]
With the Champions League round of 16 kicking off on Tuesday, pundits around the globe have begun prognosticating how it will all unfold.
Not one to miss out on premature selections, I’ve chosen my four contenders. Two of which are Real Madrid and Chelsea.
Below are some reasons as to why one of [...]
In one of the more eagerly anticipated Lisbon derbies in recent memory, Sporting and Benfica played to a one-goal draw at the Alvalade Stadium.
Sporting’s progressive evolution, coupled with Benfica’s inconsistent start to the second half of the season, meant that a win for Marco Silva’s team would reignite the chase for the [...]
In a recent interview with Italy’s Courriere della Sera, the former Manchester City manager claimed that Balotelli risks
ending his own career. According to Mancini, Balotelli “could go the way of [Brazilian] Adriano,” and adds he “has declined in every aspect of [...]
Perhaps, the Cristiano Ronaldo – Lionel Messi rivalry is not as fiery as the media would have you believe.
For years, the relationship between the two players has been depicted as the embodiment of the hostility between their respective clubs. Those portrayals went a long way to building the public personas of the [...]
The FIFA Ballon d’Or awards are never without controversy. The award ceremony is very much a reflection of the institution it represents, and often highlights the biases of players and managers alike.
This year, the inclusions of David Luiz and Andres Iniesta in the FIFA/FIFPRO World XI were certainly causes for some head-scratching, since neither had [...]
Eric Krakauer and Cristiano Oliveira welcome Phil Schoen of BeIn Sports to discuss the current state of affairs in La Liga, after both Real Madrid and Barcelona lost away from home. Phil and the boys also discuss Steven Gerrard’s bombshell announcement, and debate Lampardgate.
Eric Krakauer and Cristiano Oliveira review their top football/soccer stories of 2014, and look forward to 2015.
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