Author Archives: Ian H.

European Weekend Rewind: Dortmund tops Bayern, Juve back on top and more

By IAN HOLLIDAY For much of this season, Bayern Munich has looked poised to run away with the Bundesliga title in the way that Borussia Dortmund did last year. Once riding a 12-match shutout streak across all competitions, the Bavarian … Continue reading »

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European Weekend Rewind: Real Madrid rolls, City looking title-worthy and more

By IAN HOLLIDAY Will this be the year that the spending sprees that brought Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Karim Benzema and Jose Mourinho, among others, to Real Madrid finally translate into a La Liga title? There's a lot of season left … Continue reading »

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European Weekend Rewind: Arsenal wins thriller, Real Madrid grabs La Liga lead and more

By IAN HOLLIDAY If Arsenal is able to turn around its 2011-12 Premier League campaign and return to UEFA Champions League football next year, the club will likely look back at Saturday's 5-3 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge as … Continue reading »

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European Weekend Rewind: City crushes United, Milan completes rally and more

By IAN HOLLIDAY It took Manchester City until the 60th minute to score its second goal at Old Trafford Sunday, but once Mario Balotelli had tapped home James Milner's cross for his and the team's second of the match, the … Continue reading »

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European Weekend Rewind: Higuain nets another hat-trick, City goes top and more

By IAN HOLLIDAY There are better strikers than Gonzalo Higuain, but there may not be any in better form right now. On Saturday, Higuain scored his third hat-trick in four matches to lead Real Madrid to a 4-1 victory over … Continue reading »

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Crew clinches playoff berth with win over Revs

By IAN HOLLIDAY FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Columbus Crew came into Gillette Stadium Saturday night knowing all it needed to secure a fourth consecutive playoff berth was a win over the last-placed New England Revolution. Ninety minutes and one of … Continue reading »

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European Weekend Rewind: Manchester battle continues; Juve, PSG win and more

By IAN HOLLIDAY The Premier League's two Manchester giants continued to match each other result for result this weekend. Each club posted a win on Saturday, but each one took a different route to its victory. Returning to league play … Continue reading »

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Montero brace leads Sounders over Revs

By IAN HOLLIDAY FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Sixteen-year-old Diego Fagundez scored in his first MLS start, but it was Fredy Montero who made the difference in Seattle Sounders FC's 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium Saturday night. … Continue reading »

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