Monthly Archives: June 2009

Burnley FC Scheduling Coordinator Probably Not In Line for a Promotion Anytime Soon

It’s turning into Burnley week here. The newly promoted EPL club made some nice acquisitions to their squad yesterday, bringing in Fletcher and Mears. But the good PR stops there. When I found out that Burnley would be making the … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Antonio Valencia Joins Manchester United

Winger Antonio Valencia joined United today from Wigan. The Ecuadorian signed a four year deal.

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Man City Renew Interest in Boselli After Viewing Viral Video

If Santa Cruz, Eto’o, and Tevez weren’t enough, rumors are now circulating in the blue side of Manchester that The Citizens will continue filling out their 1-1-8 formation by acquiring viral video superstar Mauro Boselli.If you haven’t heard of Boselli, … Continue reading

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Stepping up from Soft Drinks to the Hard Stuff: Promoted Clubs Making Moves

A few newly promoted Coca-Cola Championship clubs have decided to start spending some of that live TV broadcast cash. Looking to avoid the “Are you Derby County in disguise?” chants, Premier League new boys Burnley and Wolves are upgrading their … Continue reading

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DaMarcus Beasley is no longer the thinnest person to be offered a USA kit

This is all over Twitter land today and soccer blogs like The Offside, so I figured I’d quickly post it too. It’s, of course, the official Michael Jackson USA Soccer tribute jersey, on sale for the low price of $90. … Continue reading

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Good for "Fantasy" Football? EPL Spending Power Revisited

With the (fantasy) Premier League season just 6 weeks away, and world football entering a post Confederations Cup summer lull period, FIFA President Sepp Blatter is once again focusing on trying to find a way to curb the EPL’s spending … Continue reading

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RoboCup 2009: Something Brazil Probably Won’t Win

Just as we predicted prior to the tournament, Brazil, not Spain, won the Confederations Cup. It was the country’s 3rd Confederations Cup title (a record) to go along with their 5 World Cup titles (also a record). Basically, the Brazilians … Continue reading

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How About That For a Free Kick: Absolutely Brillant

Really brilliant goal by South Africa’s Katlego Mphela in that country’s 3-2 loss to Spain today in the Confederations Cup.Mphela’s goal came in the 92nd minute and tied the 3rd place game 2-2, forcing extra time.During the short break before … Continue reading

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Van Nistelrooy to Blackburn? WTF

He scored 150 goals for Manchester United in just five seasons – yes 150 goals – and he’s currently on the books at Real Madrid – but reports in England suggest that Ruud van Nistelrooy could move to Blackburn of … Continue reading

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Unless this has something to do with the Manchester City Football Club, I’m not Interested

Click image to enlarge My e-mail reply to Nelu: “Unless this has something to do with the Manchester City Football Club, I’m not interested.” I have not received a response yet.

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