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  1. Three key questions for Mexico

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption: Can Mexico striker Javier Hernandez regain his form in time for the World Cup? END# Mexico's final round of World Cup qualifying was supposed to be the continuation of what looked like a golden age of football within the c...

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  2. Man City's reacquaintance with the cup semifinal

    Simon Curtis

    As 1980 turned into 1981, Manchester City fans could have been forgiven for thinking the good times had arrived. It had been 10 years since the club's golden age had disappeared over the horizon, and the years in between had produced scarce pickings....

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  3. Too much football for Barca's star performers

    Dermot Ledwith

    Money makes the world go round, as the song tells us, and in football we became used to that fact a long time ago. While many fans hanker back to a golden age when players caught the same public transport to the game as they did, those days are over ...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  4. Mesut Ozil and Arsenal so far

    Brian Phillips

    Mesut Özil and Arsenal's £42 million movement.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  5. Ball of confusion

    Phil Mison

    How about that dinky little musical reference from the golden age of Motown to kick off with amigos. Yes, I know, it won't mean a thing to anyone under 35. In truth, I am trawling my Thesaurus for fresh ways to describe yet another misfiring performa...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  6. 5 things to watch in La Liga 2013-14

    Graham Hunter

    Thank heaven that Spanish football is back. Those of us who love it, crave it. That it has flaws is not up for debate. It does. But that facial blemish cannot disguise the fact that, generally, we are faced with a beautiful, golden age of Spanish soc...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  7. Favre's Foals will be put to the test at Bayern

    Susie Schaaf

    The 1970s were a Golden Age for German football. The West German national team had secured victories in the 1972 Euro and 1974 World Cup competitions, Gerd Mueller recieved the Golden Shoe in 1970 and 1972, and Bayern Munich won the European Cup (now...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  8. Aust still hold physical edge: Brosque

    Tom Wald

    The Socceroos' J-League player Alex Brosque warns Japanese soccer is entering a golden period ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Brisbane.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  9. Lionel Messi's magic season -- Graham Hunter -- La Liga

    Graham Hunter

    It's a golden age for Lionel Messi, who can credit Pep Guardiola's decision to play him closer to goal for helping him achieve greatness, writes Graham Hunter.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  10. Hubbard: Premier League hankering for return of a golden age?

    Norman Hubbard

    Norman Hubbard wonders whether the Premier League is hankering for the return of a golden age.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  11. World Cup 101: Soccer in Haiti

    The day of Haiti's earthquake, two men went into a building and only one came out. This is their story.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  12. Remembering Lamar Hunt

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    Lamar Hunt, arguably the most influential entrepreneur in what is now looking like the golden age of pro sports (from the 1960s through the end of the last century), has died in Dallas, at age 74, due to complications from prostate cancer. He was, in...

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2006
  13. Greek golden age hides domestic woe

    After the Euro 2004 success story Greek soccer should now be entering a golden age.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2004
  14. Messi deserves new Barcelona contract

    Francesc Tomas

    Lionel Messi is clearly the key figure of Barcelona's short- and long-term future. The determined forward has already written his name in golden letters within the Catalan history, and at only 26 years of age, the most encouraging certainty is that h...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  15. Yoichiro Kakitani: Cerezo Osakas latest potential star

    Chris Atkins

    Name: Yoichiro Kakitani Age: 23 Club: Cerezo Osaka Position: Forward Nationality: Japan Japanese football is undergoing somewhat of a golden period at present, with the country's national team having once more been the first side to qualify for ...

    Blog | July 30, 2013