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Soccer Break Tuesday – Blatter unbeatable?

May 17, 2011

Short and sweet today. Is Sepp Blatter really “unbeatable” ahead of the June 1 election for the FIFA presidency?

Spanish soccer awards 2010/11

May 16, 2011

In our latest Monday post on Spanish soccer, Iain Rogers and Mark Elkington in Madrid select the best and worst of the 2010/11 season, a campaign marked by Barcelona’s continued superiority in the domestic league, a first piece of silverware for Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho in the King’s Cup and four eagerly-anticipated but ultimately rather depressing “Clasicos” between the big two. 

Soccer Break Monday – Manchester united?

May 16, 2011

A united Manchester after both football sides won major honours on Saturday? No chance. Both City and United will parade the streets in open-top bus parades, just a week apart.

Soccer Break Friday – R.I.P FA Cup?

May 13, 2011

When I was in a French campsite in the 1990s a Dutchman caught wind of the fact I was English and immediately asked “Do you know the scores in the FA Cup semi-finals?”

Soccer Break Thursday – How to stop Barca?

May 12, 2011

Just another night of footballing action and another trophy for the all-conquering Barcelona, who on Wednesday clinched their third successive La Liga title despite a laboured 1-1 draw away to Levante.

Soccer Break Wednesday – Money buys success

May 11, 2011

Cash, dollars, bucks, dough, call it what you want, it paves the way for football clubs to be successful.

The River Plate yoyo

May 10, 2011

River Plate are playing two championships in one and until Sunday’s shock 2-0 home defeat by modest All Boys they had as good a chance of winning the Clausura title as they do now of relegation.

Mourinho begins strengthening for next season

May 9, 2011

In our latest Monday post on Spanish soccer, Iain Rogers in Madrid looks at Real’s first signing for next season and the return of “The Beast” to save Malaga.

Soccer Break Monday – season already over?

May 9, 2011

Anyone else feel as though all the excitement and potential late drama for this season has disappeared?