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SUD | UEFA Is Getting Far More Attention Than Necessary

The Union of European Football Associations Champions League is the unquestioned pinnacle of each club soccer season, and for good reason: not only is it the only competition that combines all of the top European teams from across leagues, but it also has the most volatility and unpredictability, leaving its[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Outdated Rule Harms Europe’s Top Tournament

HAMPERS | Outdated Rule Harms Europe’s Top Tournament

Last week marked the beginning of the knockout stage of the Champions League, the most prestigious annual soccer tournament contested by Europe’s top clubs. The competition will produce several high-quality games as the remaining 16 teams play each knockout round over two 90-minute legs — one at home and one[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Allardyce Sacked Amid Scandal

CRAIGE: Allardyce Sacked Amid Scandal

Following England’s disastrous Euro Cup campaign this summer, it was obvious a change in management was needed. Nobody expected such a youthful England squad to lose against Iceland, yet that is exactly what happened. Manager Roy Hodgson was shown the door, and to no one’s surprise, Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Champions League Group Stage Preview

CRAIGE: Champions League Group Stage Preview

With all of the domestic leagues finally up and running, it seems hard to believe that there is more soccer still to come. In just two weeks, the group stages of the UEFA Champions League will join the ranks, giving us something to watch Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This year’s Champions[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Iceland’s Improbable Run Is Just the Beginning

CRAIGE: Iceland’s Improbable Run Is Just the Beginning

The clock may have run out for everyone’s new favorite national team, but soccer in Iceland is just getting started. Easily the greatest story to come out of the UEFA European Championship, it is sad to see this nation go. It may not have won the tournament, but it surely[Read More…]

by July 5, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

FIEGE: Serbia-Albania Brawl Exposes Soccer Politics

Politics and soccer have always gone hand in hand, particularly in Europe, where football pitches have provided a stage for radical nationalists and racists for decades. Combine these tense conditions with soccer’s overall penchant for hooliganism and you have a recipe for a potential disastrous violent confrontation at any given[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

All-English Clash Highlights Champions League Quarterfinals

It seems that a David and Goliath matchup happens at least once in every tournament. This is the game that we know the bigger club will most likely win, but deep down we would like to see the underdog pull off the upset. Luckily for us fans, all four games[Read More…]

by March 29, 2011 0 comments Sports

Gemini Unveil Barca-Heavy Best XI of 2010

After the conclusion of a mightily entertaining year in the soccer world, Gemini is back in business and ready to hand out its end-of-year awards.  We recognize FIFA and UEFA’s choices but aren’t satisfied by them, and we want to pay due to the most deserving players. So, without further[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

Champions League Preview

The Special One, Jose Mourinho, declared that only Real Madrid, Barcelona, Inter, AC Milan, Chelsea, Manchester United and Bayern Munich have a chance of winning the Champions League, but here is a preview of all the groups to help you decide for yourself and note the games that can’t be[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Sports