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11 February 2009
There is more than 11 reasons for us Brazilians to get excited again with the national team, who beat Italy as easy as pizza pie on Tuesday night at the Emirates Stadium.Robinho flying high, Ronaldinho returning to form, Elano proving once again that he’s decisive when it counts (why can't this guy get a game at Manchester City?), Felipe Melo making a solid debut, and even Inter Milan mis-fit Adriano showing he still wants to shine for his country.
SHARES
11 February 2009
What can be gleaned from the ‘Derby of the World’ is that, at present, Brazil are in better shape than Italy.
SHARES
11 February 2009
Hiddink, schmiddink. Most of the Chelsea fans I spoke to wanted one man to replace Scolari. The one man Roman Abramovich will never appoint. The outlaw Jose Mourinho.
SHARES
10 February 2009
Before Wednesday night's game in France, Diego, sporting greased back mullet and half of Sierra Leone's diamond deposits in his ears, relaxed on the Med.
SHARES
10 February 2009
In a mega-testosterone, time-warped environment when a team can be the bestest of all time in the morning and a big pile of poo come nightfall, three weeks in La Liga is a very, very long time indeed. But that’s about how long Vicente Boluda has been in charge at the Bernabeu since Ramón Calderón and his clan went off for a permanent party at Pachá On the footballing front, it has been simple sailing for Madrid with the side getting the job done as they try and gain ground on Barcelona. Not that everyone appreciates Juande Ramos’ efforts mind, with Sport’s Joan Batlle accusing the Castle Greyskull club of ‘total conservatism and zero creativity.” La Liga Loca suggests he tries reading an edition of his own paper one day.
SHARES
10 February 2009
Sunday meant a Gremio away game in Novo Hamburgo, an hour north of Porto Alegre.
SHARES
9 February 2009
Theory 1: Scolari was the New Clough
SHARES
9 February 2009
AS Roma-supporting friends of Serie Aaaaargh! deny they will be in front of their plasma screens next Sunday.
SHARES
9 February 2009
GOOD DAYMad Sammy Eto’o“We’re all quite fed up,” complained the crestfallen presenter on Telemadrid’s football round-up show on Sunday evening. “Barcelona keep on winning.” If their remarkable streak achieves nothing more than annoy the heck out one of the most objectionable TV stations on the planet, then La Liga Loca is more than happy to see Pep’s Dream Boys continue on their winning ways until the end of time. Sunday’s 3-1 win over Sporting was very much by-the-book and owed a great deal to a brace from Samuel Eto’o who has now racked up 21 goals in 21 games. But so consistently good is the Cameroonian striker that this remarkable goalscoring rate has gone fairly unnoticed.

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