Tag: Liverpool

Why Liverpool should have sold Philippe Coutinho

Why Liverpool should have sold Philippe Coutinho

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09/11/2017

The summer of 2017 will likely be remembered as the summer that changed soccer transfers forever. Paris Saint-Germain’s newest attraction, Neymar Jr., was purchased from perennial superpower FC Barcelona for an earth-shattering €222 million ($267 million), while German contenders Borussia Dortmund sold wünderkind Ousmane Dembélé for a whopping €105 million ($126.3 million). The deal for…

A Glance at the Premier League

A Glance at the Premier League

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03/27/2015

This is a great week for soccer in DC. DC United host LA Galaxy in their second home game, and Messi and Co. play El Salvador in a friendly at RFK. While the international break means that we (unfortunately) have no Premier League action this weekend, we can still go back to last weekend and…

Four Thoughts from the Premier League

Four Thoughts from the Premier League

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02/27/2015

The League returned this past weekend after a break for cup ties. Some great games yielded some great results. Here are some important takeaways. The Resurgence of Liverpool? Liverpool has been on fire recently. Undefeated since December with several key results, including a last minute draw against Arsenal and a late win against Tottenham, the…

Champions League Roundup: Week 2

Champions League Roundup: Week 2

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10/03/2014

Another week. Another set of Champions League matches. With Week 3 play wrapping up, we are now a third of the way through the group stages. Here’s a look back at some this week’s big matches. PSG 3, Barcelona 2 Barcelona traveled to Paris to play out a wonderfully exciting five-goal shootout. PSG were missing…

Premier League Preview: Derby Day

Premier League Preview: Derby Day

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09/26/2014

This weekend has the potential to be a sensational one in the Premier League, with two major derbies on Saturday. First comes the always fiery Merseyside derby, in which Liverpool and Everton battle for superiority in the city of Liverpool. Then Arsenal will meet Tottenham, where two of the biggest English sides will challenge each…

Learning to Love Super Mario

Learning to Love Super Mario

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09/24/2014

If there ever was a “Most Interesting Man in the World,” he would be named Mario Balotelli. On the pitch, he’s one of the most captivating figures in professional sports. His critics call him “erratic” and “crazy,” two claims that even his biggest fans would have trouble denying. The striker, nicknamed “Super Mario”, is one…

The EPL title race is already over

The EPL title race is already over

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09/19/2014

Every so often, we are blessed with a stretch of incredible matches. This weekend was one of said stretches. Arsenal and City played out an exciting 2-2 draw, Southampton ran riot at St. Mary’s, Liverpool couldn’t break down a feisty Aston Villa, and Manchester United actually won a game. But perhaps the least surprising result…

The Confused World Of Soccer’s Transfer Market

The Confused World Of Soccer’s Transfer Market

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09/05/2014

This summer, Luis Suarez transferred from Liverpool to Barcelona for €95 million.  After a brilliant World Cup, James Rodriguez moved to Real Madrid for €80 million.  Last year, Tottenham sold Gareth Bale to Madrid for €100 million.  These are ridiculous sums of money, but that’s not the point I’m trying make.  I am more interested…

Balotelli’s Second Chance

Balotelli’s Second Chance

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09/01/2014

If you’re a fan of football in any way, shape, or form, then you’ve no doubt heard that magic Mario Balotelli moved his way on over to Merseyside last week. The mercurial mad man originally of Manchester City has made his triumphant return to the EPL after a relatively underwhelming spell playing for my favorite…

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