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AS Roma Sold to Americans, Ancelotti Next?

American businessman Thomas Di Benedetto and his consortium of American investors finally put pen to paper yesterday on a $101 million deal to purchase a 67% stake in AS Roma.  The historic deal makes AS Roma the first American owned Serie A side. Roma faithful hope that with new ownership, an influx of cash will … Read more

Barcelona, Madrid Take World Spotlight in Club Football Drama [VIDEO]

Many of you might care if Liverpool can make a push for the fourth position at the top of the EPL table, or if Spurs and Chelsea will continue their year-long battle for the spot. Many of you might be glued to whether Wigan can avoid relegation. Many of you might be eagerly anticipating the … Read more

Gomes Error in Net Against Madrid [VIDEO]

This just ain’t good.

Chelsea’s Disappointing 2011 Campaign Ends With More Torres/Drogba Drama

The most telling moment of Chelsea’s 2011 did not take place on the pitch.  It did not take place in the dressing room or in front of the media.  The most telling moment of Chelsea’s 2011 took place in the mind of Carlo Ancelloti, who at half time decided Fernando Torres did not give the … Read more

Champions League: Only Meaningful Second Leg Match an All-England Affair [VIDEO]

When the draw for the Champions League quarterfinal was announced, many were excited.  Not for the round of matches presented but for the possible semifinal pairing of Madrid/Barca and a the likelihood of a major EPL side moving forward to the final at Wembley.  The first leg of the quarters all-but sapped the drama from the round, with Schalke, … Read more

Champions League: Schalke, Madrid Expected To Protect Large Advantages [VIDEO]

Schalke’s 5-2 victory over Inter at San Siro (highlights below) was about as surprising a result as we’ve seen in the Champions League this season.  They now head home to Giesenkirchen with Inter needing a miraculous performance.  With Inter spending the week courting Tevez in the press, I don’t expect the focus to be there … Read more

Three Thoughts on United’s 1-0 Champions League Victory over Chelsea [VIDEO]

I believe Carlo Ancelloti and the Chelsea hierarchy have lost their way. Desperate to generate something fresh on the offensive end, the Italian chose to remove Didier Drogba – the leader of the Blues attack to that point – and left a struggling Torres on the pitch. The Fox Soccer announced credited the decision to … Read more

Champions League Result: Barcelona Embarrasses Overmatched Shak 5-1 [VIDEO]

As expected, this was a non-contest. The countdown clock begins toward Madrid v. Barcelona. Highlights of the match here: Video: CL Highlights: Barcelona/Shakhtar

Champions League Result: Madrid Flex Muscles After Crouch Burns Spurs [VIDEO]

REAL MADRID SCORED IN THE FOURTH MINUTE AND NEVER LOOKED BACK, ESPECIALLY AFTER TWO FRIVOLOUS EARLY CHALLENGES BY PETER CROUCH FORCED HARRY REDKNAPP’S SIDE TO PLAY MOST OF THE MATCH WITH JUST TEN MEN.  HIGHLIGHTS:

Champions League Result: Schalke Schocks Inter 5-2 at San Siro [VIDEO]

THE ITALIANS LOOK TO BE BOUNCED FROM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE COMPETITION AS FC SCHALKE SHOWED A RELENTLESS ATTACK AFTER FALLING BEHIND EARLY.  FULL HIGHLIGHTS:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5RJYj5WFFI&feature=player_embedded

Stankovic’s Midfield Goal for Inter [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyobvv-HbHI&feature=player_embedded