EPL…Down To The Wire

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Each week we expect both the title and relegation races to become clearer.  While this is starting to look a little clearer at the top, quite the opposite is happening at the bottom of the table. With 2 – 3 games left (depending on individual schedules), this weekend saw the bottom 3 get shaken up […]

Soccer Hourly Wage Lowest of Major Sports…

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We recently saw an interesting article on cnn.com about the highest team salaries in sports.  We have seen others that get down to the specific player salaries also.   This got us thinking. Are these salaries fair to compare against each other? Let’s take a look at the top 10 individual earners for 2013.  We […]

Who Will Stay Up in EPL?

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It’s down to the final month of games in the Barclay’s Premier League and we’re taking a look at who has the best chance of staying up. There are 7 teams that strike us as not yet being safe – Aston Villa, Swansea, West Brom, Norwich, Fulham, Cardiff, and Sunderland.   The teams above them […]

2 Horse Race for the Scudetto

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As we near the end of the Italian Serie A season, 2 teams are left battling out for the Scudetto this year.  Reigning champions Juventus, with a game in hand, are 5 points ahead of rivals Roma with 7 and 6 games remaining respectively. With 6 consecutive wins, Roma is making a push to catch […]

La Liga – Countdown to Camp Nou

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With just 6 weeks to go in the Spanish La Liga season, we still believe everything is going to come down to the final match of the season in the Catalan capital. May 18th, the final day, sees Atletico Madrid head east to take on the defending champions, Barcelona, at the Camp Nou.  While there’s […]

EPL: Battle for 4th

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In what’s becoming a tighter-than-expected race for 4th place in the English Premier League, we take a look at Arsenal’s trip north to face surging Everton at Goodison Park this Sunday. Everton, with a game in hand, are just 4 points back of the visiting Gunners, with this “6-point game” potentially deciding 4th place or […]

A Classic Classico

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A 4-goal first half.  A 3-penalty second half.  The world’s 2 greatest players scoring 4 of the goals, their nerves rock-solid as they slotted home penalty after penalty.   85,000+ fans.  A red card and 7 yellow cards.  The game had everything. As the blaugrana entered the Bernabeu in front of an over-capacity crowd, the […]

Champions League Elite 8

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With the NCAA tournament getting underway, we take a look at the Elite 8 teams left in the Champions League.  This is point where the randomness really kicks in as the Quarter Finals are where the Association protection is removed.  i.e., there could be a Classico, Manchester United could play Chelsea, or the top 2 […]

League Form Continues in Champions League

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The 3 teams playing in the Champions League on Tuesday continued their English, Spanish, and Italian domestic league form. Over the two-leg Round of 16 games, just 1 of the 3 progressed, and as would be expected it was Atletico Madrid. In the Spanish capital, Atletico took apart AC Milan with a 4-1 victory, giving […]

Man Utd Transformation

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There’s still 4 months until you need to get your draft preparation done for next years season, but there’s no reason not to start looking at some of the big changes that might take place over the summer. There surely won’t be any bigger potential transformation than will take place at Old Trafford this summer. […]