Category Archives: Soccer

US Soccer Superstars?

The WSJ just recently published this article on the lack of US supremacy in the futbol world. The author, Matthew Futterman, states that the US is losing out on excuses on why we do not have a bonafide soccer player … Continue reading

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Does Man-U Stand a Chance Against Barca? Probably Not.

BY: EastCoastBias This Saturday, the world’s premier club soccer competition comes to an end, as Spanish champions Barcelona meet English champions Manchester United at historic Wembley Stadium in London. This is a rematch of the 2009 Champions League final in … Continue reading

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Are the Sharks the only Anti-Clutch team out there?

Frequent commentator SwagFlu recently asked if the San Jose Sharks are the most ‘anti-clutch’ team in the 2000’s (see here).  The comment got me thinking: who are the most anti-clutch teams? More importantly, what defines an anti-clutch team? ‘Clutch’ as … Continue reading

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What Must Chelsea Do To Win?

BY: EastCoastBias Last week at the Bridge, Manchester United pulled off a clinical 1-0 victory over my beloved Blues. With the exception of Didier Drogba’s effort off the post at the end of the first half, Chelsea never threatened Edwin … Continue reading

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Chelsea v. Manchester United: Holy Wars

BY: EastCoastBias It’s crunch time in the UEFA Champions League, as the quarterfinal matchups begin this week. Yesterday, nine-time European cup winners Real Madrid defeated Tottenham 4-0, and although the second leg is still to come, this tie looks all … Continue reading

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HEAD TO HEAD: JETER VS BECKHAM

Derek Jeter and David Beckham are two of the few sports players that have not only dominated a sport, but have also transferred their image into pop culture.  Both are pretty boys, both have played for the most elite of … Continue reading

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Is the Wenger Era Over?

The better team won.  Simply looking at the statistics illustrates Barcelona’s domination of Arsenal during last night’s Champions League match.  Barca had the look of the best team in the world and proved it against one of the best teams … Continue reading

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