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  1. Sturridge shines in win but Rooney's struggles remain

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Here are some observations from England's 3-0 rout over Peru at Wembley Stadium. 1. Sturridge enjoys centre stage Daniel Sturridge can supply the answer to a question asked for far too long; when are England going to find a centre-fo...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Arsenal win but wonder what should have been

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- There were suggestions that Sunday's 1-0 win over West Brom might be Arsene Wenger's final home game in charge of Arsenal. Friday's denial had calmed the waters, but his team signed off as if tranquilised by the news. Though hardly equivoca...

    Blog | May 04, 2014
  3. Three Things: Chelsea vs. Atletico Madrid

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Reaction to Atletico Madrid's 3-1 win vs. Chelsea on Wednesday, which clinched a Champions League final place for manager Diego Simeone's side (3-1 on aggregate). 1. Madrid 2-0 Europe Spain's capital will be decamping to Portugal's ca...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  4. Three Things: Tottenham vs. Fulham

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Second-half goals from Harry Kane and Younes Kaboul pushed Tottenham to a big 3-1 home win vs. struggling Fulham. Here are three things from Saturday's early Premier League clash ... 1. Fulham's crosses to bear Fulham's slide to the ...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  5. Three things: Wigan vs. Arsenal

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Three observations from Arsenal's FA Cup semifinals win (1-1, 4-2 on penalties) over Wigan at Wembley Stadium. 1. Dismal Arsenal squeeze through Arsenal's FA Cup dreams live on, but first they had to avert a nightmare and hold their n...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  6. Sherwood resigned to his fate with Spurs

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- "Business as usual," said Tim Sherwood before kick-off. For all the bluster, his words held some credence. After all, the imminent removal of a manager is hardly unusual business at Tottenham Hotspur. Andre Villas-Boas was walking in ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  7. Three things: Tottenham vs. Sunderland

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Three observations from Tottenham's dominant 5-1 win over relegation-threatened Sunderland at White Hart Lane. 1. Tottenham cheered, Sunderland doomed Tim Sherwood wore a look of almost amused vindication, while Gus Poyet's was the f...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  8. Three Things: West Ham vs. Liverpool

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Three observations from Liverpool's 2-1 win over West Ham at Upton Park on Sunday. 1. Liverpool dare to dream "Make us dream," proclaimed the banner in the Liverpool end. This, though, was fevered reverie. West Ham United made Liverp...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  9. Three Things: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- A trio of thoughts from Crystal Palace's 1-0 win vs. Chelsea. 1. Chelsea get what they deserve As the final whistle rang out to a deafening Selhurst Park roar, Chelsea players collapsed to the turf; their grip on the title race loosen...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  10. Chelsea prove they're just fine without Drogba

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Roberto Mancini and Jose Mourinho have never much liked each other. They have traded barbs ever since Mourinho cuckoo-ed Mancini at Inter in 2008, even if Mancini took Mark Hughes' job at Manchester City by much the same means soon after. S...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  11. Lallana pushes for spot; Sturridge covets role of leading man

    John Brewin

    Wembley, LONDON -- England laboured at times but ended up 1-0 winners against Denmark thanks to Daniel Sturridge's goal. 1. What did we learn? With five starters from Liverpool, England were all but made in Merseyside but failed to reproduce t...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  12. Three Things: Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Three observations from Manchester United's 2-0 win at Crystal Palace. 1. Wayne Rooney makes a down payment Manchester United for life? Rooney's new contract will eventually hand him the club captaincy and a future ambassadorial role...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  13. Three Things: Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Three thoughts on Bayern Munich's 2-0 win versus Arsenal in a Champions League last-16, first-leg match. 1. Arsenal pay the penalty Arsene Wenger ranted and raved. He even showed off miming skills in telling Arjen Robben of his bel...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  14. Arsenal avenge their Anfield annihilation

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- This time, they were ready. At Anfield, Arsenal were torn apart in 19 ruinous minutes and Arsene Wenger was prepared to shoulder the criticism. It was a defeat to rip up the usual playbook. In place of laissez-faire came true grit. Liverpoo...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  15. Five stages of David Beckham

    John Brewin

    King of all Cockneys Despite coming from Chingford in east London, David Beckham had Manchester United in his blood. His father, Ted, was, and remains, a match-going Cockney Red. Having won a Bobby Charlton Soccer Schools award, David achieved fat...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  16. The five stages of David Beckham: Biggest moments of his career

    John Brewin

    King of all Cockneys Despite coming from Chingford in east London, David Beckham had Manchester United in his blood. His father, Ted, was, and remains, a match-going Cockney Red. Having won a Bobby Charlton Soccer Schools award, David achieved fathe...

    Blog | February 04, 2014