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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. CONCACAF stars in the shop window at the Gold Cup

    With the CONCACAF Gold Cup just days away from starting there’s an opportunity for players from around the region to use the regional tournament as an individual showcase.

    What players can make the most of the opportunity? Here’s a look at some players who can profit from a big month of June representing their country and parlay that success to the club level.


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  2. Dave Jones sacked from Cardiff City

    After Cardiff City’s exit against Reading in the semi-finals of the Championship play-offs, Dave Jones has been sacked as manager. Jones spent six years at Cardiff, leading them to the 2010 play-off final where they were defeated by Blackpool. The …


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  3. Missed Opportunity: Manchester United Refuse to Abandon Old Principles and the Barcelona Myth Rolls On

    The biggest reason why this past decade or so will be remembered as that of the Galacticos of Madrid giving way to the ‘pure’ ingenuity of Barcelona and not as Manchester United’s great European era is actually rather a small section of grass, no more than ten square metres. But it’s this little section of the pitch where the great players of the past ten years have most enjoyed playing which has hurt United time and again, whether it’s been Messi, Kaká or even Zidane.


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