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Pele and Planet Football

Here is a chapter from my book Planet Football - a set of profiles of great players

Pele: Planet Football

Pele, possibly the greatest player in the history of football, was born on October 23 1940. 2,124 more words

World Cup Showdown Part 1: The Beautiful Game vs The Ugly Deception

(Disclaimer:  In this post I may be writing soccer and football synonymously because I’m from the US but live with a South American and we use both terms interchangeably.   2,846 more words

Culture

The Beautiful Game

The last month or so has been pretty exciting for me. One of my favorite sporting events has been on – the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 475 more words

Quarterfinal World Cup madness [Part 1]

The gift that keeps on giving in this years World Cup, eight wonderful matches made up the round of sixteen and now we’re left with 8 teams. 529 more words

World Cup

Premier League wage cap provides stumbling block for incoming owner

The Premier League’s latest handbook includes a significant cost control provision which could provoke any prospective owner of Aston Villa with a difficult challenge as the club looks to make vast improvements to the squad given struggles on and off the pitch last season. 559 more words

Sport

Predictions: How did we do in the Group Stage?

Annnnd, that’s a wrap.

The Groups are done with England, Italy, Portugal and Spain all sent packing, while South Americans reign supreme with Chile, Colombia, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina all progressing to the next stage. 435 more words

World Cup

You've Gotta Love the Beautiful Game

Once every four years, the whole world focuses on futbol.

Not American, thick pads–big helmets–massive players football.

The hard running–no breaks for 45 minutes–use your feet and head futbol. 526 more words