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So What If Ronaldo Goes

The European media is waiting with baited breath for Cristiano Ronaldo’s announcement after the Euro’s 2008 whether he is returning to Manchester United or leaving for Real Madrid. For arguments sake lets assume that the world’s best player wants to leave and the figure of 100 million pounds is the transfer fee. With all of [...]

Babel Breaks Down

Reports this morning confirm that Dutch starlet Ryan Babel has been ruled out of the Euro 2008 torunament. The 21 year-old Liverpool member injured his ankle during a recent practice. The recovery time for his ligament tear appears to be not days but weeks. Coach Marco van Basten showcased Babel in 11 of the 12 [...]

Yanks Yanked Out of Craven Cottage

Despite a miracle run to remain in the Premiership, Fulham has decided to shed some of the American mainstays who helped prevent what seemed like certain relegation. Carlos Bocanegra had been long rumored to be leaving Craven Cottage at the end of the season. He had falled out of favor with the front office and [...]

No Debating Who Is World’s Greatest Player

As Manchester United completed its rare double one week ago today, I was haunted by one thought that kept popping in my head throughout the game. “That… Cristiano… Ronaldo… is… unstoppable…” Truly unstoppable. I mean, the other team knows what he will do, knows how he will do it, and still has no hope to [...]

Avram Grant Sacked by Chelsea

Chelsea FC finally put Avram Grant out of his misery and officially announced what everyone had known for months. That he would not be coaching Chelsea next year. The contenders to replace Grant include Frank Rijkaard, Guus Hiddink and Roberto Mancini. The official announcement reads: “Chelsea can confirm that Avram Grant has had his contract [...]

Man Utd Win A Classic

It was a game that had everything. Goals, unbelievable tension, red cards and finally a winner. Fifty years on from the Munich air disaster, Manchester United won their third European Cup final in a dramatic shootout. It was a game of 2 halves and overtime. The first half belonged to Man Utd, who easily could [...]

Is Lampard Heading to Milan?

Rumors out of Moscow are that Chelsea midfield star Frank Lampard is heading to Inter Milan on a four year deal worth almost 6 million pounds a year. While Chelsea denies the story, former Chelsea boss has been long rumored to being the new Inter coach. Jose Mourinho is very close to Lampard (and Drogba) [...]

European Power Rankings

Eurosport has just released its inaugural European Power Ranking and Manchester United are on top. Intern Milan had led these rankings for much of the season but have dropped to fourth place after their recent stumbles is Serie A. Europsport uses a mathematical formula based on based on points per game in domestic league and [...]

Giggity, Giggity Giggs!

When Ryan Giggs came off the bench in the second half for Manchester United on Sunday, he wasn’t making just another typical appearance. Not only was he appearing in the second half of the most important league game of the season, but he was also tying Bobby Charlton’s Ripken-like record of 758 team appearances. Giggs’ [...]

Fulham Survives Against All Odds

It’s fitting a team with so many Americans would want to have a Hollywood ending to an otherwise ugly season, and that is exactly what Fulham conjured up in its final game of the season on Sunday. Due to Reading’s expected thrashing of Derby and Birmingham’s surprising stomping of Blackburn, Fulham needed a win yesterday [...]