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Home >Section 2 Around the Net > Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
Michael Arace hails the Columbus Crew's first MLS title as "the biggest professional trophy ever brought to Columbus." And Guillermo Barros Schelotto, MVP of both the season and the final, "should now be mentioned with other great athletes who've plied their trade in Columbus, including Heisman Trophy winners, Rose Bowl ... Read the whole story
With Bayern Munich clearly interested in the prospect of signing Landon Donovan, the German champion's unsettled striker Lukas Podolski has stated anew that he wants to leave. The German national team forward has been unsettled at Bayern ever since moving from Cologne in the summer of 2006, and has rarely ... Read the whole story
Three years ago, Brazil's Sao Paulo beat Liverpool in the final of the World Club Cup, prompting legendary Brazilian TV commentator Galvao Bueno to keep repeating the phrase, "You don't have to be a giant to play football." It was, writes Tim Vickery, an articulation of Brazilian nationalist sentiment, saying ... Read the whole story
The absent William Gallas was a larger part of the story behind Arsenal's 3-0 weekend defeat at Manchester City than any of the players actually on the field. Now Gallas, suspended from both the captaincy and the City game by manager Arsene Wenger after he criticized Arsenal's young players, will ... Read the whole story
The question of whether or not South Africa will be prepared to host the 2010 World Cup should now be forgotten, according to a leading FIFA official. Speaking at Soccerex '08 in Johannesburg Monday, FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke said that although there were still some issues to be resolved, ... Read the whole story
"This year he's grown by leaps and bounds. His leadership on the field has improved. His willingness to handle the ball and have the ball, his defensive ability has never been in question and now you can say he's the most dangerous player in the league on set pieces." Columbus ... Read the whole story
"The network will employ 20 cameras, including two super slo-mos and a blimp camera. Its all-axis technology will provide a virtual replay that will enable game analysts to use graphic telestrations to highlight the locations and movements of the players to help explain plays in more detail." Jack Bell previewed ... Read the whole story
U.S. defender Jay DeMerit has a new manager at Championship side Watford. Former Chelsea reserve team manager Brendan Rodgers succeeds Aidy Boothroyd, who left earlier this month. Former West Ham United fullback Frank Lampard Sr., father of the Chelsea and England midfielder, was named the team's "football consultant." Read the whole story


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