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Read all of the latest Soccer News at Footy Blog, an independent blog run by a team of dedicated writers based in the UK.

The State of Australian Football – Part 2

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  It is too easy to underestimate the importance of reputation in the world game. In Australia we have done this for too long. It is hard to think of one footballing nation that derives instant respect without a bona fide superstar.   The football identities of entire nations have been built around individuals who have reached the heights of …

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The A-League: The Code the World Forgot

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You may have read somewhere that Leicester City won the English Premier League earlier this week. I know, it’s been kept pretty hush-hush. Here is how one media outlet in Australia, Channel Nine, reported the triumph:   Several things wrong with that. Firstly, the 2-2 draw was between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, with the Foxes only watching on intently. Second of …

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FC Barcelona’s current shape: Neymar and others have to go.

Does he deserve to move from Barcelona?

It is undeniable we have a dream team 3.0 (after Cryuff’s and Guardiola’s), by now. But like some teams tend to success, some teams tend to fall, some really hard that is difficult to get up. We, fans and not fans, were so accustomed to the success of one of the best teams -perhaps the best in my opinion- so …

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Celtic Front Runnners

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  With Ronny Deila’s departure this summer Celtic will be looking for a new manager. The bookies have already confirmed favourites for the much sought after vacancy as Neil Lennon, David Moyes, Roy Keane and Henrik Larsson. All have history with the club, and all potential candidates. Neil Lennon, an obvious choice since he has been available after parting ways …

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Klopp is right to abandon league for European glory

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  Any neutrals or casual Liverpool fans might have taken the night off after just 10 minutes. A 2 goal blitz from Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang within the opening ten minutes would have seen the non-believers turning off their screens in the disgust. The the anti-Klopp memes were already starting to flow on Twitter as the knives were being sharpened.   …

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El Clásico: Ten things to consider during Barcelona vs Real Madrid match today

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First round: 4-0 and Knockout for Real Madrid. Second round: Same protagonists, different purpose, and a new protagonist. This won’t be any other Clasico like we expect to follow. Following the fascination from the media around the world and fans, we will see two teams with contrasting situations: One team close to be La Liga champion and another one to …

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The rapid rise of the MLS

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There are three major sports in the United States. Football, Hockey and Baseball. And then there’s soccer. When Ellis Island took football, as we know it in the UK, across the pond to the U.S. the sport was laughed at by many native Americans. Yet in the modern era where European football is at its highest standard, American soccer players …

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Championship Review: The East Midlands Teams.

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The Championship season of 2013/2014 has been riddled with sacking, new owners, new sponsorships and talented players trying to get their squad out of the Championship. The East Midland’s is No Exception to this. with all 3 teams battling away in the top 5 of the division. it is not hard to see that they are all Championship promotion contenders. …

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Championship: QPR Beat Bolton In Battle Of Former Premier League Teams

Andrew Johnson celebrates his goal vs. Bolton.

In a quick blast from the Sky Bet Championship, Queens Park Rangers took control of 1st place after seeing off Bolton Wanderers by a 1-0 score line at the Reebok Stadium in the early kickoff of the day. The lone QPR goal came through Andrew Johnson in the 54th minute, with Johnson just managing to stay onside and tap home …

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MLS: Jumper Jump-Starts Chicago To Win Against SKC

Hunter Jumper and teammates celebrate his 13th minute goal vs. Sporting Kansas City

The lone MLS match of the night featured only a lone goal in it as Chicago outlasted Sporting KC 1-0 at Toyota Park to climb ever closer towards a playoff spot. The match’s lone moment of true quality came in the 13th minute as Chicago’s Hunter Jumper scored his first career MLS goal by re-directing in a Mike Magee pass with …

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