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Archive for July, 2008

South Korean goalkeeper Jung Sung-Ryeong scored an incredible goal on Sunday in a friendly against the Ivory Coast. Jung Sung-Ryeong clears the ball upfield in open play and it bounces straight over his Ivorian counterpart and in the goal. I wonder how many keepers want one of these?

Posted by Alex On Jul - 29 - 2008 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The annual Trofeo TIM pits Italy’s three biggest sides against each other and gives the Coaches a great chance to monitor their level of preparation. From 7.30pm in Turin, Inter, Milan and Juventus clash in the Trofeo TIM and here is what the papers say, Gazzetta dello Sport - Ancelotti: “Kaka is in shape and we want to win”, Ranieri: All that matters to us is to avoid psychological repercussions, Mourinho: Juve risk most in Trofeo TIMCorriere dello Sport - […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 29 - 2008 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Total 90 Omni is the new Nike ball to be used as the official Serie A match ball for the 2008-2009 season. The Omni will be used in the Italian Cup, the Italian Super Cup, the Serie B championships, and finally the Primavera championship also. Officially presented by the Italian Football League and Nike on Wednesday July 02, was tested for more than two years and is engineered to set new performance standards for consistency, accuracy and visibility. Innovative ball […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 29 - 2008 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The Ghanaian international, Sulley Muntari , has been presented as an Inter player. The former Portsmouth midfielder is making his return to Serie A after a year’s absence. Muntari started his club career in the top tier level at Udinese before being transferred to English Premiership side Portsmouth, for a record club fee believed to be around £7.1m. He claims he is ready to prove his doubters wrong who all say Muntari was second choice to Frank Lampard for Professor […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 29 - 2008 Comments Off READ FULL POST

After weeks of anticipation, Serie A’s clubs finally know who they will be facing on the opening day – the weekend of August 31. For the entire schedule see Serie A TIM Championship Several great first day matches are in the cards including, Fiorentina vs. Juventus, Roma vs. Napoli, and Milan vs. Bologna

Posted by Alex On Jul - 25 - 2008 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Where does the word soccer orginate?Why do the English call the game we know in America football?And who is the sexy babe in the video?Lets start with the last question first, Marina Orlova is the proud producer of ‘HotForWords’, she’s 27 and she’s a philologist!A philologist is someone who studies linguistics and etymology.. and in Marina’s case.. she has applied her Philology degree to specializing in word origins.Prior to Euro 2008 I sent several word requests asking Marina if she […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 7 - 2008 1 Comment READ FULL POST

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