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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 Monday

April 18, 2011

SOCCER-SPAIN/CLASICOReal Madrid 1 Barcelona 1. Pictures of the teams suggest they were both pleased with the result but you would imagine Barcelona came away the happier side. Though Real were down to ten men for almost the entire second half so must be relieved not to have lost.

Soccer Break Friday – Clasico fever rises

April 15, 2011

SOCCER-SPAIN/CLASICOOnly one day to go now until Real Madrid face Barcelona in La Liga for the first of four ‘clasicos’ between Saturday and May 3. Excited? You will be now…

Soccer Break Monday

March 21, 2011

SOCCER-ENGLAND/Welcome back to a new week of football stories but not before we’ve taken you through our roundup of the weekend’s action around Europe.

Man City look to steal a merry march in the snow

December 19, 2010

SOCCER-EUROPE/Mother Nature has handed Manchester City the perfect chance to spend Christmas on top of the Premier League and with a decent fixture list over the next month their title prospects should start being taken seriously.

A sense of deja-vu for Man City

November 1, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLANDA sense of deja-vu is sweeping Eastlands after Manchester City’s lame surrender against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday re-opened the cracks in the club’s glittering facade.

Predictions League could do with Mancini’s passion

March 26, 2010

The Premier League run-in is becoming so exciting that even stylish Italians like the usually calm Roberto Mancini are getting hot under the collar and wrestling opposition managers for the ball.

So much for long-term projects at Manchester City

December 22, 2009

Manchester City’s chief executive Garry Cook has made an impassioned defence of the reasons for Mark Hughes’ sacking.

Mancini is a results man

December 20, 2009

It may be good entertainment but new Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini will not have enjoyed watching their 4-3 win over Sunderland on Saturday.