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MLS club owners share vision for US soccer at Leaders in Football

Commissioner Don Garber, Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson & Seattle Sounders owner Adrian Hanauer will be flying in to host a panel session at the prestigious 5th annual Leaders in Football conference, taking place at Chelsea FC on the 10th … Continue reading

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James and Di Canio score for Leaders in Football

Former England International Goalkeeper David James and Italian legend Paolo di Canio are the latest additions to an impressive speaker line-up at Leaders in Football taking place at Stamford Bridge on the 10th & 11th October, 2012. In a long … Continue reading

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KEIR RADNEDGE: THE CARETAKER

In these days of economic recession and financial fair play it defies commercial logic that football clubs still hire and fire so freely. Chelsea, however, appear to have found the answer right under their nose almost by accident or without … Continue reading

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GERRY COX: SQUEAKY BUM TIME, IS HOW SIR ALEX FERGUSON DESCRIBES IT

Sure enough, the business end of the season, when the fates decide who will be football’s winners and losers, is a test of character and nerve as much as skill and ability. This is the home straight, now Easter is … Continue reading

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MATTHEW JOSEPH: OFFICIATING, IT’S GETTING SERIOUS…

Everyone agrees that referees are only human, that they make mistakes and that unlike journalists and fans, they don’t have the benefit of instant TV replays. But that does not excuse some of the officiating that went on over Easter: … Continue reading

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ROGAN TAYLOR: WE’RE ALL FOR FAIR DO’S, AREN’T WE?

That quiet day spent by the lakeside in Geneva sowed the seeds of considerable future unhappiness. No, it isn’t the first line of my debut novel. It was UEFA this week releasing the numbers from their annual audit of the … Continue reading

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DELROY ALEXANDER: SPORT IN BLACK & WHITE

As a lifelong Liverpool fan, I am conflicted with pride and shame at the moment. Pride in the increasingly convincing return of King Kenny. Shame at the unseemly mess our new hero, Uruguayan Luis Suarez, has plunged us in. I … Continue reading

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GERRY COX: A NEW PRICE WAR

Of all the things Andre Villas-Boas has said in recent weeks, and there have been plenty, one thing that hardly got a mention – which struck me as astonishing – was his claim that Chelsea are being priced out of … Continue reading

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ROGAN TAYLOR: CHRISTMAS CHEERS

My favourite Christmas card this year is the one the PFA has sent. There’s no colour of any kind on the frontispiece; not a sparkle nor a detail from a Lowry painting; no funny cartoon. Instead, it features an original … Continue reading

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ROGAN TAYLOR: LOSING MEANS BIG LOSSES

Well, this Wednesday’s results in the Champions League were a bit of a shock. Not that too many would be surprised by Man City’s failure to qualify for the knock-out stage, given their perilous position before the final group game, … Continue reading

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