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Predicting the UEFA champion
By: Matthew Adams
The foremost European soccer event is the UEFA Champions League. This has Europe's best teams, and the winner of this is declared the best team in Europe. There are many teams who are potential future UEFA champions.Looking first at the English clubs: many people...
Why soccer is not so popular in the US as elsewhere
By: Sheridan Sander
Many reasons contribute to why soccer is not very popular in the United States.The United States are not competitive at the International level. America finds it very important to be competitive at the Olympics and several other events that involve many other world powers...
Memorable goal-scoring goalkeepers
By: Antonio Martinez
Perhaps the best achievement in a soccer match a goalkeeper can do is an offensive approach, not defensive; because the risk is so evident, a goalkeeper scoring a goal can prove historic. Ask fans who some of the best goal-scoring goalkeepers and answer might include...
2010 FIFA World Cup match reviews: Italy versus New Zealand, Group F
By: Antonio Martinez
Very rarely at the FIFA World Cup, ties can often be considered as a major upset in a tournament. But when the odds of a nation losing are so great, drawing a match is a victory unto itself. One of those draws considered the unlikeliest...
Why is soccer so popular?
By: Shilo Dawn Goodson
Soccer is popular all over the world. There are many reasons for this. One of the reasons is that on its most basic level, it is an easy sport to understand. As a fan comes to understand the sport, though, the person can appreciate the...
Iceland's road to the European playoffs in 2014 World Cup qualification.
By: Antonio Martinez
Iceland stands on the precipice of an historic achievement in sports. With its women's soccer team making news this past July, Iceland's male equivalent can add an historic World Cup berth in Brazil in November. Only Croatia, whom Iceland had only played twice in 2005...
England players who have played over 100 games for the England team
By: Tim Harry
The England football team played their first international match in 1872 when they faced Scotland. In the 140 years since that match in excess of 900 matches have been played, and hundreds of players have represented the country. As of September 2013, eight players have...
Euro Cup 2012 qualifier: England beats Bulgaria
By: Nicholas Nikolov
Even though at times it seemed like Bulgarian captain Dimitar Berbatov – surely their go-to-guy – at times underperformed for the national team, which stirred much criticism from his countrymen. However, after the 4-0 thrashing that Bulgaria received from England in last night’s European...
Should the Rugby World Cup be confined to 10 nations
By: The Schmooze
The Rugby World Cup (RWC) has oft been labelled as too predictable & at times even a tad boring. Critics argue that there is too big a gap between the elite rugby nations and the rest of the world. They also suggest that the tournament...
Why many soccer fans don't like Peter Crouch
By: Michael Sawh
Attempting to mask a swift rendition of the robot dance on a less than packed dance floor is more than achievable for your average sized guy, perhaps not so conceivable when you are six foot, seven and you are attempting to open your repertoire of...

 

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