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Red Bulls to Compete in Third Annual International Champions Cup

The following press release comes from the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer Red Bulls to Compete in Third Annual International Champions Cup HARRISON, N.J. (April 15, 2015) – The New York Red Bulls are set to take part in the 2015 International Champions Cup North America, as announced today by Relevant Sports. The Red Bulls will partake…

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Bayern Munich and Juventus: Leading Giants

There is no doubt that FC Bayern Munich and Juventus FC are two of the strongest teams in Europe this season. Even for any person who barely watches football, their strong positions in the Champions League alone demonstrate their places amongst Europe’s elite. Moreover, both are dominating their respective domestic leagues. Bayern are ten points clear of second-placed VfL Wolfsburg;…

Mario Gomez

Mario Gomez to Stay at Fiorentina

Recent news mentions how ex-Bayern Munich forward, Mario Gomez, could end up remaining at Serie A club, Fiorentina, indefinitely. Ever since one of my all-time favourite players was gently nudged out of the Bundesliga action, I’ve kept an eye on his progress in the Scudetto, and failed to realise how much he might actually enjoy the pace of the Italian…

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AC Milan: Very few triumphs, so many tears

In the words of Voltaire; “Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.” With that being said, what must Filippo “Pippo” Inzaghi make of the proverbial cards he finds himself holding? Although AC Milan…


Serie A and Italian football need a Renaissance

Much has been written and spoken about the decline of the English Premier League following the recent exits of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City from the UEFA Champions League. But this is nothing compared to the demise of the Italian league over recent years. Those old enough to remember the 1980s will recall the golden days of Serie A. Not only…

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Roma and the Scudetto: So Near, Yet so Far?

As much as Rudi García’s Roma remain an immovable force in second position of the Serie A, their hopes might be looking a little dashed after their questionable performance against top spot warmers, Juventus, last Monday evening. The hosts showcased deft ability in few areas, if being wholly critical, and the match was remarkably lacklustre; both sides were not especially…

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The Decline Of Italian Football

In the 1990s Italy’s Serie A was probably the biggest league in the world. The biggest stars were all making their money in Italy, and Italian teams dominated the european cups. During the 200os the league was slowly caught up by the English Premier League and the Spanish La Liga. How did Serie A lose its advantage? The Decline Of…

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