Channel Surfing: All-Action Weekends Around Europe Show Ligue 1′s Malaise

Tapesh Patel is concerned about the direction in which Ligue 1 is moving. While the Bundesliga slipped in and nipped the UEFA Co-Efficient and a fourth Champions League place away from Serie A, it seems that Ligue 1 has just slipped.

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!

European Lights: Chelsea & Bayern Stake Their Final 8 Claims, Man United & Real Madrid Have Work Still To Do

Quasi Zulquarnain reviews the best of the Champions and Europa League matches which took place over the week.

The Weekend Catch: The Choice Fixtures For 26-27 February, 2011

Arsenal v Birmingham in the Carling Cup is the biggest match of the week but it eclipses some other notable clashes. Milan and Napoli clash in a 1v2 Lega Calcio tilt, PSV and Ajax go at it, Lille OSC tangles with Lyon, Bayern makes their last stand against BVB and Brazilian champions Fluminense head to the fabled Azteca, in Mexico City, to take on Club America in the Copa Libertadores. But wait, There’s more! Read on….

Ligue 1 Channel Surfing: Lille’s Hazard is keeping Eden, Briand outdoes Rooney & Berba

Tapesh Patel wonders at the new-found patience of French clubs and starlets, far more reluctant to part ways with each other than in the recent past.

Ligue 1 Channel Surfing — Karim Benzema: Real Madrid’s Trash, Les Bleus’ Treasure

<Click> France 1-0 Brazil (International Friendly) Those of you who are cynics are likely thinking this was a meaningless friendly sees decent France side beat 10-man Brazil, what’s the fuss? To look at the teamsheets, you might even think that France could continue to be Brazil’s nemesis. Yoann Gourcuff? Florent Malouda? Karim Benzema? They’re all … Read more

The Weekend Catch: WFC’s Choice Fixtures For 12-13 February, 2011

This week’s tale of the tape:  16 matches, 11 competitions, 7 authors. Get the TiVo out and enjoy! Manchester United v Manchester City (Saturday) – On a momentous day for football fans in Manchester and beyond, former United player Carlos Tevez leads the all-star Citizens into Old Trafford on Saturday, in an attempt to slay … Read more

Ligue 1 Channel Surfing: Sunderland Asks Sessegnon, Bon Ou Non?

<Click> So many thoughts hurtled through my tiny brain on Monday, that I’m still reeling. I’d be lying to say that the whole Fernando  Torres/Andy Carroll deal wasn’t the craziest and most enthralling piece of football business I’ve seen in a while.  Carroll worth more than David Villa?  Seriously? With the economic climate as it … Read more

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