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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

OT Soccer Thread, v.2019

Looks like the last thread is closed, so onto the new!

Upcoming Matches of Interest
2/3 Madrid Derby
2/4 Manchester City v. Arsenal
2/10 Manchester City v. Chelsea
2/12 Manchester United v. PSG
2/13 Tottenham v. Dortmund
2/19 Liverpool v. Bayern Munich
2/24 Manchester United v. Liverpool
2/28 Chelsea v. Tottenham
3/2 North London Derby, Merseyside Derby, & El Classico
3/5 Dortmund v. Tottenham
3/9 Arsenal v. Manchester United
3/13 Bayern Munich v. Liverpool
3/16 Manchester Derby
3/30 Liverpool v. Tottenham

The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: January 30, 2019 at 07:08 PM | 1821 comment(s)
  Beats: soccer

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Report: Mike Piazza’s family was unhappy to learn he had bought the ‘Pittsburgh’ of Italian soccer

By the sound of it, Mike Piazza had a plan for a pretty idyllic post-retirement life. Buy a small soccer team, eat in Italy and watch the kids grow up nestled in his family’s homeland.

One year later, the Mets great was yelling at a press conference about how his team was being pushed around and taken advantage of.

Two years later, he is now explaining to The Athletic how it all went so, so wrong.

For those of us who could use some comic relief in our lives….

QLE Posted: December 19, 2018 at 07:58 AM | 103 comment(s)
  Beats: italy, mike piazza, soccer

Thursday, November 29, 2018

OT: Soccer Thread (The Berhalter Thread?)

This could also be called the Busy Christmas Period thread or the Club World Cup Thread (OK, probably not that one).  Anyway, Columbus Crew head man Gregg Berhalter looks to be the new USMNT coach (link is to a CBS Sports article).

???? - Copa Libertadores Final
December 8 - MLS Cup (almost certainly Atlanta hosting)
December 11/12 - Final Champions League Group Matchdays
December 12 - Club World Cup Begins
December 17 - Champions League and Europa League knockout stage draws
December 23 - Final Bundesliga matches until January 18
December 23 - Final La Liga matches until January 3
December 29 - Final Serie A matches until January 20
January 5 - FA Cup 3rd round proper begins (probably Friday the 4th too)
February 12 - First Champions League knockout games
February 14 - First Europa League knockout games

Absurd Joey Blotto Posted: November 29, 2018 at 04:38 PM | 912 comment(s)
  Beats: off topic, soccer

 

 

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