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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

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UEFA Champions League 2014 semifinal draw: Bayern draw Madrid, Courtois situation gets messier

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid will contest a rematch of the classic semifinal from two seasons ago that went to penalties, while Atlético Madrid face Thibaut Courtois' parent club, Chelsea. The UEFA Champions League semifinalists each learn their fate on Friday when the draw is made for the competition's final four. Show More Summary

NWSL 2014 season previews: Getting ready for year 2

The National Women's Soccer League is back for its second season, this time with a new addition. Welcome the Houston Dash. Welcome the Houston Dash, NWSL's first ever expansion franchise. Seemingly taking a page from Paul Riley's Spare...Show More Summary

Bayern Munich vs. Manchester United, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Who needs midfielders?

Pep Guardiola doesn't have Bastian Schweinsteiger, Javi Martinez or Thiago Alcantara, so he's decided that Bayern Munich don't need any midfielders to beat Manchester United. Bayern Munich came away from Old Trafford with a less than...Show More Summary

Atlético Madrid vs. Barcelona, 2014 UEFA Champions League: No Diego Costa

Diego Costa is out for Atlético Madrid, making their task against Barcelona much tougher. Barcelona are facing down the potential end of an era in Spanish football. They're trailing Atlético Madrid in the league table, and if the Rojiblancos...Show More Summary

Borussia Dortmund vs. Real Madrid, 2014 UEFA Champions League: No way back for BVB

Cristiano Ronaldo won't play for Real Madrid against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. And they'll be fine. Dortmund returns home on Tuesday needing to overcome what might be an insurmountable 3-0 Real Madrid lead after the first leg. More...Show More Summary

Chelsea vs. Paris Saint-Germain, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Blues need 2

Chelsea have an away goal and don't have to deal with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but they're still facing a tough task in needing to beat Paris Saint-Germain by two goals. Chelsea will need to replicate their 2012 Champions League comebackShow More Summary

Bundesliga, Week 29: Dortmund go ahead of Schalke

A win for Borussia Dortmund and a loss for Schalke 04 means that Der BVB are now ahead of their rivals. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich's undefeated streak came to an end. Every single season, the relegation battle always begins to draw more eyes as the final matches begin to approach. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 33: Manchester City cruise ahead of Manchester United vs. Newcastle

The pressure remains on Liverpool and Chelsea in the title race after Manchester City dispatched of Southampton. The biggest midday contest is between Manchester United and Newcastle. Manchester City vs. Southampton Etihad Stadium; Saturday,...Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 32: All three title contenders play on Saturday

Atlético Madrid gets things going with a match against Villarreal. Seven rounds stand between 20 teams and the close of the 2013/14 La Liga season. A mere seven games left to decide who lifts the trophy, who claims Euopean spots andShow More Summary

Serie A, Round 32: Inter Milan host Bologna on Saturday

The Serie A fun starts with the Verona derby on Saturday, before Inter Milan host relegation strugglers Bologna. There aren't a lot of terribly exciting matchups featured in Week 32, but with eight teams still striving for a Europa League...Show More Summary

USA vs. Mexico: Underway from Phoenix

Michael Bradley put the USA on the board 15 minutes into the friendly match, scoring on a corner kick for a 1-0 lead over Mexico. With Miguel Herrera and Jurgen Klinsmann feeling like their fringe players could use a game together and...Show More Summary

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Mou vs. Zlatan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is going up against a Jose Mourinho team. What more could you want? When the Champions League draw was made, this tie between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain was almost universally declared to be the most evenly matched and interesting for neutrals of the four. Show More Summary

Real Madrid vs. Borussia Dortmund, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Both sides battered for rematch

Borussia Dortmund aren't as well equipped to pull an upset as the last time they played Real Madrid, but Los Merengues aren't exactly healthy either. A number of Real Madrid's players will have revenge on their minds when they take on...Show More Summary

Barcelona handed transfer ban by FIFA

Barcelona will not be able to sign players in either of the next two transfer windows. Must Reads What you need to know about Barca's transfer ban Andi Thomas FIFA this morning announced that Barcelona will be unable to sign any players in the next two transfer windows. Show More Summary

Barcelona vs. Atlético Madrid, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Diego Costa fit to start

Despite injury concerns, Diego Costa is fit enough to start for Atlético Madrid against Barcelona. He's partnered up top by David Villa. Atlético Madrid and Barcelona will meet four times this season, with each match carrying more significance than any in recent memory between the two teams. Show More Summary

Manchester United vs. Bayern Munich, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Red Devils' defense thin

A healthy Manchester United defense would struggle against Bayern Munich, and they're nowhere near healthy. David Moyes will close the season as Manchester United manager, no matter how bad things get at Old Trafford. But his team are...Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 31: Barcelona win, Sevilla fall to Celta Vigo

Barcelona brushed aside Espanyol to put the pressure on Atletico Madrid. Barcelona could very well go into the final day of the La Liga season in control of their own title destiny. Their Catalan Derby match away to Espanyol was arguably...Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 31: AC Milan host Chievo on Saturday

AC Milan host Chievo in Serie A's late Saturday game, with Atalanta seeing off Bologna in the early fixture. We can pretend this weekend features matches beyond Napoli - Juventus, but really...well, with the exception of Sampdoria -Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 32: Manchester United and Aston Villa kick off the week

There's nothing to be rescued from Manchester United's season but pride and momentum heading into the summer. A win over Aston Villa certainly wouldn't hurt anything. Manchester United vs. Aston Villa Old Trafford; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/8:45...Show More Summary

Serie A, Week 30: Italy's big guns all in action

Juventus, Fiorentina and Napoli are among the 16 teams playing at the same time on a busy Wednesday in Serie A. Ain't no rest for the wicked...less than 48 hours after Juventus beat Catania and Lazio drew with Milan, Serie A is back again. Show More Summary

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