Category Archives: European Soccer

Real Madrid land kind draw, Barca not as lucky as clubs learn UEFA Champions League group stage foes

The results are in for the UEFA Champions League group stage draw, and reigning champions Real Madrid have drawn a rather easy opening round while fellow Spanish club Barcelona has a more challenging task. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Platini won’t run against Blatter; Rooney named England captain; and more

Michel Platini has announced he won’t run against Sepp Blatter in the upcoming FIFA elections, instead preferring to remain as UEFA president. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Arsenal advance; Ludogorets win shootout with defender in goal; and more

Arsenal advanced to the club’s 17th consecutive Champions League group stage with a 1-0 victory over Besiktas. Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Alonso ends Spain career; Balotelli set for Liverpool debut; and more

Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his international retirement after 114 appearances. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: AC Milan confirm Torres interest; Real Madrid make final push for Falcao; and more

Fernando Torres is the prime target of AC Milan, and the Italian side are in talks to acquire the Spanish international on loan. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Manchester United crashes out of League Cup; Celtic unexpectedly out of UCL group; and more

By CAITLIN MURRAY Tuesday was supposed to be a good day for Manchester United.¬†With the acquisition of Angel Di Maria, things seemed to be moving into a positive direction for a club trying to regain its footing. But then the … Continue reading »

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European Transfer Rewind: Di Maria sale to Man Utd complete; Everton land Eto’o; and more

Manchester United signs Angel Di Maria in blockbuster move; Everton adds Samuel Eto’o, and more. Continue reading »

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Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

Tuesday has a little bit of something for everyone, with UEFA Champions League, Capital One Cup and CONCACAF Champions League matches all on display. Continue reading »

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Lampard calls it a career with England ahead of Euro qualifiers

Frank Lampard has called time on his England career, making the decision ahead of the Three Lions’ upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Giroud could miss 3 months; Benatia set for Bayern move; and more

Arsenal have been handed an early-season blow as they’ve reportedly lost forward Olivier Giroud for three months due to a broken foot. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Manchester City thrashes Liverpool; Simeone handed new ban; and more

Manchester City thrashes predicted rivals Liverpool in Premier League. Meanwhile in La Liga, Atletico’s Diego Simeone is handed new eight-game ban, and more. Continue reading »

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Soccer Monday: Your Running Commentary

A matchup between Premier League powerhouses Liverpool and Manchester City headlines Monday’s action. Continue reading »

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