WFC’s Weekend Catch: The World’s Best Fixtures For 23-24 April, 2011

Things are getting tight everywhere in the football world, except, of course, the USA. One MLS side, Real Salt Lake, are even getting a pass on early games as they pursue the CONCACAF CL Final. Everywhere else, seasons are winding down. Bolton and Arsenal look to turn around recent adversities against each other on Sunday, Marseille look for a trophy in the Coupe de la Ligue on Saturday, Real Madrid play another match at the Mestalla, this time against Valencia, Feyenoord look for 10 goals worth of pay back against PSV and QPR seek a win against Cardiff that, barring the intervention of the FA, will have them planning for a Premier League season in August.

Enjoy!

The Low Country: And Then There Were Three – PSV, Twente & Ajax All Within A Point Of Eredivisie Title

If you want your football plain and simple, with a clear cut champion, then look to the Bundesliga, La Liga, Serie A or even the Premier League. If you want a thrilling, back and forth title race, with a new team at the top every week, come to the Eredivisie!

WFC’s Weekend Catch – The World’s Choice Fixtures For 16-17 April, 2011

While MLS and South American leagues are just getting started or in their middle stages, competitions across Europe and in Mexico are headed into the final stretch. To that end, there are any number of important matches, wherever you look. We’ve done our best to bring the most crucial to your attention, which means a King Sized Catch, this week. Are you up for it? We hope so, because here it is. Enjoy, but don’t hurt yourself!

The Low Country: Ajax Back In The Race, Louis Van Gaal Out The Door

Dutch football took it on the chin this week. Not only did PSV and Twente take massive beatings in the Europa League but Louis van Gaal was shown the door at Bayern Munich, no longer trusted even until the end of the season. The only bright spot was Ajax, whose two wins on the trot have lifted them back into the title chase.

Has The Eredivisie Been Hit By The G1N1?

As the goals come hot and heavy in the Dutch league, Mohamed Moallim wonders whether the race for the Golden Boot will heat up as well?

WFC’s Weekend Catch – Choice Fixtures For 9-10 April, 2011

There are some intriguing matchups across the globe this weekend. The Championship features a showdown between two newly promoted sides in the hunt to repeat the feat this year, the first edition of the Felix Magath Derby takes place on Saturday, Real Madrid and Inter head into tough games with something to prove, the run-in of the Libertadores Group Stage begins and the best sides in both the Mexican Clausura and MLS face off. No matter where you are, there’s entertainment to be had. Enjoy!

The Low Country: PSV Can’t Hold Off Twente Enschede

FC Twente took advantage of a favourable call and reclaimed first place from PSV on the weekend, while Ajax dispatched Heracles to keep their hopes alive. As well, Mark van Bommel and Clarence Seedorf ganged up on Wesley Sneijder in Milan and Louis van Gaal put to rest a rumour started by, of all people, the missus.

WFC’s Weekend Catch: Choice Fixtures For 2-3 April, 2011

After a week of international fixtures, highlighted by Euro Qualifiers, it’s back to the club grind. Most of the top clubs across Europe can be thankful that the Fixture Gods have allowed them to ease back into their respective competitions. In Serie A, however, players will need to hit the ground running, with four key match-ups on deck, including the second leg of the Milan Derby, with 1st place on the line. As well, Barcelona, who limped into the international break, face a stern test against Villareal and young Seleção sensation Neymar has 2 key matches in the Paulista and Copa Libertadores, for Santos, on the heels of antagonising an entire nation by playing the race card after his brace against Scotland on the weekend.

Enjoy!

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