Premier Spenders

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The January transfer window saw the English Premier League far outspend all of the other large European leagues combined, with a total net spending of 150 million Euros. As a comparison, Italian teams spent 42 million Euros, and Spanish La Liga sides splashed-out a measly 12 million Euros. With the most competitive Premier League battle […]

Domestic Cup Roundup

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It was a day for goals in the European domestic cups, with the big names taking key leads in their first leg games. In Spain, the top 3 league clubs were all in action in the Copa del Rey. In the early game, Real Madrid took a commanding 3-0 lead over Atletico Madrid in the […]

Spanish La Liga – 3 Races

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We’ve now passed the half-way point in the season and there are three races taking place in Spain’s La Liga. 1. The Top.  This is undoubtedly going down to the wire.  We at Draftsoccer believe it will come down to 2 things to determine whether Barcelona regain the title, whether Real Madrid win their 33rd, or […]

Premier League – Saturday Roundup

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With the top 4 idle today in the English Premier League, it was a great chance for Everton, Tottenham Hotspur, and Manchester United to gain some ground.  The results?  Well, about as you’d expect from this season. The Good: Everton.  After falling behind 1-0 to a first half goal at home to Aston Villa, goals […]

Chelsea or Man Utd?

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Who would you pick?  Seems like that’s becoming the big questions of this season. 1. Wayne Rooney.  For a long time is looked very likely that he’d be heading town to London and pulling on a blue shirt.  Now?  He’s potentially going to take the captain’s armband (from a departing Vidic and aging Evra) 2. […]

How Much for Messi?

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Could it be possible – Lionel Messi leave Barcelona for massive-spending PSG?  Reports are out that the Paris club, owned by the Qatar Investment Authority, are contemplating an offer that we at Draftsoccer can only imagine to be equal to  the GDP of a small nation. This opens up a couple of questions.  First and foremost, how […]

La Liga – Weekend Forecast

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Draftsoccer takes a look at the weekend La Liga games and predicts the results and impact to the table…guess along with us! Real Madrid v Granada – 3-0 RM Real Valladolid v Villarreal – 2-1 Villarreal Valencia v Espanyol – 1-1 draw Sevilla v Levante – 2-1 Sevilla Almeria v Getafe – 1-1 draw Osasuna […]

Red (& Black) Misery

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Things started off to plan in both Milan and Manchester.   It took United 37 minutes for Jonny Evans to fire them into a 1-0 lead (and a tied 2-leg score) over Sunderland, and far less (7 minutes) for Mario Balotelli to fire home the first goal over Udinese at the San Siro. That’s when […]

“Over To You, United”…City

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Manchester City did their part today to set up the much-hoped-for Blues-Red Devils Capital One Cup final by taking apart West Ham in front of just over 14-thousand people.  Actually, the Hammers’ fate was really sealed 2 weeks ago up at the City of Manchester stadium when they were thrashed 6-0. The real challenge is […]

The Undrafted…Serie A

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So you’re getting ready to do your live draft, or maybe you’re doing your pre-ranking of players for your auto-draft.  Either way, the key is to find those sleeper picks.  Draftsoccer has done our research and identified a few players you might want to take another look at. 1.  Mehdi Benatia, DEF, AS Roma.   […]