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  1. Atalanta, cliches and lies

    Julian De Martinis

    Roma's 3-1 victory over Atalanta at home was a fun, comprehensive argument against many of the hollow criticisms -- most with some merit but all rather overstated for various reasons -- that have been levied against the side this season. You know...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  2. Liverpool's bid for history

    Steven Kelly

    "Lies, damned lies and statistics" the old saying goes -- but there is a secret fourth category, football statistics, that is more misleading than all of them. I do love a good number crunch, though, and am rarely surprised when someone else point...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  3. A nemesis never dies, it merely lies in wait

    Steven Kelly

    Amidst the sarcastic David Moyes banners, the hyena-like cackling and the triumphalism, one man stands alone. Erect, troubled, vigilant -- like a footballing meerkat. I'm no genius and certainly wouldn't claim superiority over fellow Reds, but thi...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  4. Still up for the cup, whatever anybody else says

    Steven Kelly

    Perhaps it is a generational thing, but I can't wait for Sunday's FA Cup game. Arsenal versus Liverpool is always a colossal match whatever the occasion, and though both clubs now seem to have one beady eye on the greater prizes that lie ahead, neith...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  5. A jubilant January but tougher month lies ahead for Madrid

    Nicholas Rigg

    Eight matches, eight wins. Seventeen goals scored, none conceded. Real Madrid wrapped up their perfect January with a 1-0 victory over Espanyol on Tuesday night to progress to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey, but they know a tougher month lies ahe...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  6. Seven players Milan should look to sell

    Sumeet Paul

    The Coppa Italia exit to Udinese on Wednesday night brought back into question the standard of the current Milan squad, with transfer speculation this month suggesting some questionable moves in the market might lie ahead. With Clarence Seedorf co...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  7. Barcelona's key dates for 2014

    Dermot Ledwith

    With 2014 just around the corner, it is time to analyse what lies ahead for FC Barcelona. It has been an encouraging start to Gerardo Martino's reign at the club: they have lost only two official games and it looks like summer signing Neymar can beco...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  8. Club America facing uphill climb in return leg

    Andrea Canales

    The task that lies before the defending Liga MX champions, Club America, is certainly difficult, but not impossible. Forward Rubens Sambueza summed up their position up in a nutshell recently after acknowledging that the team needed to score three go...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  9. Cristian Tello, Martin Montoya unsure of Barcelona future

    Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent,

    Barcelona news

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  10. Where do we go from here?

    Simon Curtis

    Much air has been breathed in and exhaled again in the dispute over football's place in the grand scheme of modern things and, far be it from us simple followers of the great game to attempt to lie down in front of the trundling tank wheels of progre...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  11. A team worried about New Zealand is in big trouble

    David Faitelson

    The real risk doesn't lie in losing to New Zealand. The real risk is that a favorable result might end up burying the real situation that has brought Mexican soccer to this painful moment. There's no need to look any further: A national soccer te...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  12. Lessons Lie In El Tri Slump

    Andrea Canales

    2013 has been a horrible, terrible, no-good, very bad year for Mexican soccer. It isn't over yet, either. Through the intervention of the USA more than their own efforts, El Tri has managed to cling to the fourth spot in the final CONCACAF Hexagonal ...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  13. Barca should move quickly to lock up Iniesta

    Dermot Ledwith

    Andres Iniesta will go down in the history of the game as a special player, regardless of what lies ahead for the little midfielder from the tiny village of Fuentealbilla, of just 2000 souls, in Spain's arid Castilla-La Mancha central plain. He is...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  14. September 30 show highlights

    Andrew Hush

    A selection of clips from Monday's show: Craig Burley wondered if any fault lies with Sir Alex Ferguson for the slow start made by Manchester United this season while Stewart Robson opined on top-of-the-table Arsenal. After Everton maintained i...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  15. Land of confusion for Pachuca and Atlante

    Rafael Ramos Villagrana

    MEXICO CITY -- One is the victim of a plan. The other is the victim of lack of planning. Gabriel Caballero leaves Pachuca and Wilson Graniolati does the same at Atlante. The old soccer saying does not lie: Coaches are slaves to their results on t...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  16. Lies and Statistics

    Peter Thorne

    In an excellent post on ESPN FC, Michael Cox makes the brave attempt of trying to ally football statistics with results and comes up with a fascinating insight into a resource used more and more by managers and coaching staff everywhere, but one whic...

    Blog | August 21, 2013