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Germany just lost its captain.  Michael Ballack played in the FA Cup final for Chelsea this weekend in a 4-0 beatdown of Portsmouth.  However, if you’ve seen the photographs, Kevin Boateng–I hate the hyphenation in his name–crushed Ballack’s foot in a pretty hideous-looking tackle while Portsmouth was getting destroyed and now Germany has no captain. [...]

Barcelona Wins La Liga

Barcelona tapped Valladolid’s you-know-what at Camp Nou to win 4-0 and capture the Spanish Primera Division title with a record 99 points. Unfortuantely, Real Madrid didn’t make it interesting as they could only pull out a draw 1-1 against Malaga. Barca was the favorite all year and even thought I predicted that Real Madrid would [...]

Chelsea Win Historic Double

Chelsea completed the FA Cup and EPL double with a 1-0 win over Portsmouth in Portsmouth’s last hurrah before relegation.  With the EPL season over and nothing to lose one would have thought that Portsmouth might have come out pretty loose and given Chelsea a hard time and they did.  Only allowing Didier Drogba the [...]

Barca Wins La Liga!

Barca tapped Valladolid’s you-know-what at Camp Nou to win 4-0 and capture the Spanish Primera Division title with a record 99 points.  Unfortuantely, Real Madrid didn’t make it interesting as they could only pull out a draw 1-1 against Malaga.Barca was the favorite all year and even thought I predicted that Real Madrid would crumble [...]

Torres and Fabregas Named In Spain Squad

Vicente Del Bosque has put together a 30-man roster for the Spanish Nationals and it has two very important names on it: Torres Fabregas That’s about all you need.  Fernando Torres and Cesc Fabregas–especially Cesc–are not in the best shape, but they were MAJOR players in the whooping Spain put on the world at UEFA [...]

Down To The Wire–Barca and Real Madrid

Barca gets Valladolid, Madrid get Malaga.  They kickoff at the same time on Sunday and they both have the same thing in mind–the Spanish Primera Division Championship.  Who wins? Well, if both teams win them Barca takes home the title.  If Barca draws and Madrid wins then Madrid takes home the title.  It’s win or [...]

Spain–Charged And Ready To Go

Vicente Del Bosque has put together a 30-man roster for the Spanish Nationals and it has two very important names on it: Torres Fabregas That’s about all you need.  Fernando Torres and Cesc Fabregas–especially Cesc–are not in the best shape, but they were MAJOR players in the whooping Spain put on the world at UEFA [...]

With the EPL title decided–Chelsea–and La Liga set to go down this weekend–either Real Madrid or Barca–many of the World Cup squads have players in flux on league rosters and not soon after their seasons end they will need to be in camp with their World Cup squads getting ready for the monthlong tournament in [...]

Ribery Turns To CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear Franck Ribery’s appeal of his suspension for the UEFA Champion’s League final after UEFA itself told him no way. The appeal was heard by UEFA, but they found that he still deserved to be suspended so Bayern is taking the next step before the May 22nd final.  [...]

Ribery In Trouble?

Franck Ribery was already suspended for the May 22nd Champion’s League final where his Bayern Munich squad is to take on Inter Milan.  Now, there may be some really bad things going on for Ribery that will only serve to create more tension in the Bayern locker room and further Inter an edge over their [...]