Tag Archives: Lionel Messi

Champions League Final set….

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After dominating the Italian league for the last couple of years, winning comfortably again this year, it was no surprise that Juventus competed well in the Champions League this season.  However, when they made it to the semis, the staff here at Draftsoccer certainly felt they may have reached the end of their campaign.  After […]

Week 5 Preview

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After the international break, we’re back with Week 5, and there are some big domestic leagues games this weekend! In England, the Premier League gets back going again with a thrilling early Saturday game as Manchester City head south and take on Arsenal at the Emirates.  With seemingly no new injuries for either side from […]

Who to Draft?

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It’s the start of a new fantasy season and you’re trying to figure out who to draft and in what order.  Should you go for Forwards first?  When should you grab your main Goalie?  How many defenders should you keep on your squad? Well, we can’t answer those questions, but we can give you some […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mid-Season Analysis – Spanish La Liga

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With half the season completed in all 3 major leagues, Draftsoccer  takes a look at where the reigning champions are and what their chances to repeat are… Spanish La Liga – following their 15-point winning margin last year, Barcelona is keeping the pressure on the rest of the league and currently in first place.  However, […]