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This sections hosts articles from the different competitions covered at Soccerlens – the Carling Cup, the FA Cup, the World Cup, Euros, the Champions League and the Europa League.

Also see: Football Transfers, Football Stats, Football Live Scores.

  1. The curious case of Mario Balotelli

    Mario Balotelli wasn’t even playing. At least in Turin anyway. But that didn’t stop a section of Juventus fans singing: “If you jump, Balotelli dies” during last Sunday’s mind-numbing 1-0 win over Udinese. One columnist tried to explain the incident …


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  2. The Marquee Player System

    The A-League uses a ‘Marquee’ player system – similar to the MLS’s Designated Player – that allows the Australian soccer league the room to attract star names to their teams without smashing the salary cap. Shane Perris wrote an excellent …


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  3. The Liverpool Reality

    Yesterday night Liverpool FC and all its fans were dealt the final blow that sent them crashing out of this year’s Champions League with a game still left to play in the group phase. For the top seeded team in …


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  4. Behind the scenes with Jonny Evans

    The BBC has an excellent interview with Manchester United’s Jonny Evans where he discusses his progress through the ranks at Manchester United, his team-mates, his international career and Sir Alex Ferguson. You can watch the 8-minute interview here. Fairly standard …


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