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  1. Five Players That Got Away From Rafa

    Everywhere you look or listen, Rafa Benitez’s ability to manage Liverpool Football Club is being questioned. I’ve not been immune to criticising the Spaniard myself, as followers of the Soccerlens Podcast will testify, but I’m far from alone in highlighting …


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  2. To Cheat or Not to Cheat

    A cheat. An embarrassment. A disgrace. All words used to describe Liverpool’s David N’Gog in the aftermath of last Monday’s game against Birmingham. Other media outlets demanded a 5 game ban. In a matter of seconds an unremarkable squad player …


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  3. World’s Most Polite (Brazilian) Footballer

    36 year old Alexandre da Silva Mariano, a.k.a. Amaral, is not one player that you would expect to be the (unofficially) most polite footballer. Previously playing in footballing danger zones such as Italy (Parma; AC Fiorentina) and Turkey (Besiktas), representing …


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  4. Women or Football – What comes first in your life?

    Firstly I would like to explain the title, whilst this is a little inflammatory I am not here to discuss the merits of the Mike Newell School of sexual equality within the beautiful game but rather the unresolved conflict between two great loves of my life women and football.

    So I have been debating recently how involved your significant other should be with your relationship with the beautiful game.


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  5. January Bandages for Liverpool

    Its no news that Liverpool is preforming quite horrid at the moment, sitting in 7th place, 11 points behind Chelsea. With the combination of poor form and the plague of injuries that seem to be following the lads over at …


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  6. CBA dispute threatens MLS progress

    It seems as if every other week this Major League Soccer column trumpets the league’s uniqueness as its most valuable asset and most challenging problem. That opinion hinges on the single entity system which dictates that money, players and competitive …


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  7. 2010 World Cup Qualifying Playoffs Preview

    The long, two-year road to South Africa has finally come to a conclusion. So far, 23 teams, including host South Africa, have qualified for the World Cup (here’s a list of 2010 world cup teams). Four will be known after …


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  8. The Friday Five: World Cup Play-Offs

    As the eyes of the footballing world switch to the glittering international events, no not the friendlies, that are the World Cup Play-offs to see just who will take final spots in the world’s biggest football tournament, so we take …


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