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USA-Nigeria Preview: Last Test Before Brazil

Just one more friendly for the USA before the World Cup in Brazil. Will playing fellow African power Nigeria help the US beat their World Cup nemesis Ghana?

Villarreal Wins 3-0 at Home (Redux)


Villarreal CF again showed its effective side in a 3-0 home win on Saturday against SD Ponferradina. Winter signings Jonathan Pereira and Jérémy Perbet (twice) scored for the Yellow Submarine. Can...

Dike Called up by Nigeria


Timbers forward Bright Dike has been called up by the Nigerian national team for a friendly against Venezuela on Wednesday.

Two SoCal Gals: Around the World in 35 Minutes!


The latest episode of the Two SoCal Gals podcast is available. We discuss World Cup qualifying around the world, touching on each region. We also welcome The Best Soccer Show's Jared DuBois to the...

Who to Watch this Weekend, Champions League List, and Your Contest Entries


As we all know, "The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists." As I am an human animal, I thought I would quickly post up a couple lists. We sort of glossed over the...

Essien injured once again, potentially serious


As Chelsea Offside reader ASR so succinctly put it: S***. Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien, just recently recovered from a torn hamstring, appears to have suffered a potentially serious knee...

Live @ ACN: Drogba 3, Essien 1


Breaking news from the African Cup of Nations. Ivory Coast, which played with 10-men for a majority of the second half, has bullied its way to the quarterfinals with a decisive 3-1 victory over...

Well!!!! Didn't I Tell You?!?!?!?!


About six days ago I previewed the up and coming Internationals and qualifiers that players of Chelsea Football Club would be entering into - ie Euro 2008 and African Cup of Nations. I made the...

Where In the World??? and Let's Not Forget Europe


The Premiership and most of the Football League has shut down till next Saturday, purely because of Euro 2008 Qualifiers and qualifiers for next year's African Cup of Nations. So seeing that...

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