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Soccer Break – Friday edition

March 4, 2011

SOCCER-SPAIN/Lionel Messi one day, Cristiano Ronaldo the next. It does not get any better than seeing the world’s best players at the top of the their game after Ronaldo’s hat-trick inspired Real Madrid to a 7-0 hammering of Malaga.

Serie A is not as good as it thinks it is

March 4, 2011

SOCCER-ITALY/Serie A leaders AC Milan visit Juventus this weekend in one of the showcase matches of the Serie A season but hardly anyone is expecting a “good game”.

Arsenal can do it this time says Nasri

March 3, 2011

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Confident talk from Arsenal playmaker Samir Nasri in a piece by Mike Collett today, looking ahead to the second leg of the Gunners Champions League clash with Barcelona in the Nou Camp:

Soccer Break – Thursday edition

March 3, 2011

SOCCER-SPAIN/Good day to you all wherever you may be, and let’s start with some advice from Barcelona defender Dani Alves about his teammate and arguably the best footballer in the world, Lionel Messi.

Everton and Moyes running out of options

By Reuters Staff
March 2, 2011

SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUPBy James Illingworth

Sympathy for the plight of their rivals may be kept to an absolute minimum by the red and blue halves of Liverpool but even the staunchest of Kopites should spare a thought for David Moyes.

Soccer Break – Wednesday edition part two

March 2, 2011

Simon Evans here in Miami with an update on the most interesting stories out there on the web today:

Twenty years on and Giggs quest for glory far from over

March 2, 2011

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Mike Collett on 20 years of Ryan Giggs

The world, and English soccer, was a very different place 20 years ago, but one thing has remained unchanged — Ryan Giggs is still playing for Manchester United and still in the hunt for trophies.

Soccer Break – Wednesday edition

March 2, 2011

SOCCER-ENGLANDHalfway through the working week and what better way to start your day than a rundown of Chelsea’s win over Manchester United to breathe new life into the Premier League title chase and fight for a top four place.

Van Persie to miss Barca clash…Arsenal’s chances gone?

March 1, 2011

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Arsenal hitman Robin van Persie injured himself while scoring against Birmingham City in the League Cup final on Sunday and will now miss his team’s last 16 second leg clash against Barcelona on March 8. Not good news for theĀ Gunners.

Soccer Break – Tuesday edition

March 1, 2011

SOCCER-ITALY/Hello again everyone, and I hope some of the media material we pointed out to you on Monday helped your coffee/afternoon tea/cocktails go down well.