we really don’t know how lucky we all are yet. it may be too early for most to even recognize the significance of the result of saturday’s champions league final between manchester united and f.c. barcelona. many of the debates that rage within the game are purely philosophical in nature. who is better: messi or ronaldo? is […]

while the world’s footballing attention is rightfully focused on the bright lights of the europe’s almost-biggest stage this week, let us not forget that the biggest game in north american soccer takes place this week too (1opm est, fox soccer channel). so as we all try to digest both champions leagues’ actions and results this […]

champions league football has understandably dominated the presses lately, even though the premier league is currently the most drama fueled competition on the planet. and as is usually the case when european competition rears its head, i’m feeling a little overwhelmed with all of these different story lines to attempt to follow. with that in mind, […]

i promise that transfer rumors will not dominate the following paragraphs. however, please proceed with caution, as i’m not making a promise that there will be no transfer rumors. is kenny dalglish really cooler than the fonz? – thespoiler.co.uk seriously, someone answer this question for me. i’m clearly too young to remember dalglish’s exploits while […]

i don’t know about the rest of you, but my fantasy team is taking a beating this season. it’s like any semblance of any football understanding has vacated my brain, rendering the equivalent of this type of soccer fan. i just can’t figure it out this year, and it’s infuriating. in fact, unless you can […]

so much to read. so many games to watch. not enough time to read, watch and post. i organize the stories i find interesting on sticky notes on my desktop. in a typical week, i’ll collect fifteen which i whittle down to my top five (sometimes six). this week, there are at least 40. this list […]

you would think that most of the world’s soccer eyes would be cast upon european competition this week. and with so many intriguing plot lines for champions league match day 5, it would be normal to think that way (my favorite: will liverpool be able to pull off another european miracle and keep their hopes […]