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The Turkish city of Trabzon holds a cherished place in my thoughts. Not that I've ever ...Farewell Sigi -- for the moment July 27, 7:35 p.m.
So Sigi Schmid has gone the way of all coaches who don't win games, or don't ...MLS DisCo makes another dubious diving decision July 14, 12:38 a.m.
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The grand final of Copa America Centenario was simply a disgrace. An ugly, shameful event. It ...>> SoccerTalk with Paul Gardner Archives