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Jul 26, 2015; New York, NY, USA; New York City FC midfielder Andrea Pirlo (21) gestures against the Orlando City FC during the second half of a soccer match at Yankee Stadium. The New York City FC won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Personal Jesus: Pirlo Plays

Permit me a brief, if not unexpected, digression. Believe me, I’ll get to Pirlo in a second. On the last day of the trading deadline in 2004, the Boston Red Sox orchestrated a four-team deal that sent beloved icon Nomar Garciaparra to the Chicago Cubs, and netted them, among other things, Colombian shortstop Orlando Cabrera from the Montreal Expos. The…


Mario Gomez

Mario Gomez: Will Transferring to Beşiktaş be a Good Decision?

Mario Gomez, the half-German, half-Spanish ex-Bayern Munich attacker, has just penned a loan from purple jersey-wearing Serie A team, Fiorentina, to Turkish club, Beşiktaş. Given that I was devastated when Gomez – after being somewhat crushingly usurped under Jupp Heynckes’ Bayern – transferred to Fiorentina, I’m now puzzled about how a shift across countries might aid the career of the…


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The Football League Announces Travel Partnership with Liftshare.com

– Affordable car sharing now available to supporters of all League clubs –   The Football League and Britain’s largest car sharing site Liftshare.com have today announced a nationwide partnership that will bring low-cost, sustainable travel to fans of Football League clubs.   Football fans across the country will have access to the new ‘Get to the Game’ travel platform…


Aston Villa's Jack Grealish

20 Premier League Previews In 20(ish) Days: Aston Villa

Stadium: Villa Park (capacity: 42,682) Manager: Tim Sherwood (2nd season) Nickname: Villans 2014-15 Record: 38 points (10-8-20), 17th place in the Premier League 20 Premier League Previews In 20(ish) Days: Aston Villa No club in the last several years has fallen farther, yet still remained in the Premier League as Aston Villa has. The Birmingham based club has not been…


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Ignacio Quereda Falls Victim to Unrealistic Spain Expectations

Longtime Spanish women’s national football manager Ignacio Quereda has left his post via resignation, after twenty-seven years in charge of Las Rojas. His resignation comes after multiple rumours that his squad was unhappy with his leadership at the country’s FIFA Women’s World Cup debut this summer in Canada. Spain, appearing in the FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time in its…


Harry Kane

Spurs Trio Shine in MLS Defeat

Tottenham lost 2-1 to the MLS All-Stars. However this was not a game Spurs deserved to lose. There are a lot of positives to take out of the performance – let’s take a look at three players that stood out. Spurs Trio Shine in MLS Defeat In Harry Kane, Spurs fans are hoping they have finally found a 20-goal-per-season striker. Everyone…


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