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Chelsea 3-1 Basel: Home Victory for Chelsea Sends Them to Another European Final

Chelsea vs. Basel 1893 After a last-minute goal guaranteed victory for Chelsea in the first leg of this tie, Basel were behind going into this game. The last English team in the competition and the hosts of this match would have a slight advantage going into this match but knew from experience that Basel wouldn’t… Read More »

Europa League Quarter-Finals Second Leg Review: Part 2

Rubin Kazan vs. Chelsea Having had a poor game at Stamford Bridge in London, Rubin hoped they would be able turn the scores around when Chelsea were scheduled to visit on April 11th. Rafael Benitez’ side hoped to score a few away goals, however, and as it turned out, they would do it first! The… Read More »

Europa League Quarter-Finals First Leg Review: Part 2

Chelsea vs. Rubin Kazan Rubin Kazan, having already eliminated the defending champions of one European competition, weren’t at all feeling like underdogs when they headed to London for the first leg of this game. Kurban Berdyev’s side, however, knew that this one wouldn’t be an easy match and that a lot of work would have… Read More »

Is José Mourinho Coming Home to Rebuild Roman’s Empire at Stamford Bridge?

In the recent months, we have been perching on the edge of our seats to see the outcome of José Mourinho’s future. After an rather unsuccessful year at Real Madrid, Mourinho failed to gather any silverware, causing outrage across Spain’s capital. Last week, Mourinho confirmed that he will be leaving the Spanish club after a… Read More »

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich: Champions League Final Preview

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich, the first ever all-German Champions League final, will take place at Wembley on May 25th. Both teams have thoroughly deserved their place there and have been strong and consistent all tournament. In this year’s final, both clubs are rich in history, rivalry, and both have the chance to make history. For Bayern,… Read More »

London Olympics 2012 Football (Soccer) Tournament

Men’s soccer has been played at nearly every summer Olympiad. It was not an official sport until the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris because it didn’t reach worldwide popularity until then. Even after the establishment of the first World Cup, soccer remained on the Olympic program, but the gap in popularity between the two competitions… Read More »