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Fabio Capello is oddly impressed by the match day program at Anfield. (REUTERS)
GET IN THERE, MLS.
How does MLS get a mention during Fox’s high-profile broadcasts of the English Premier League? Buy ads. // US Soccer Players
IT MEANS ‘SOCCER FRIENDS’ FOR YOU AMERICANS OUT THERE.
A site called footballmates.com aims to help Europeans reconnect with their former teammates, from all the way back to their snot-nosed kid days. // Off the Post
TAKE ME OUT TO THE
BALLGAME SOCCER MATCH.
More of that “soccer in a baseball stadium” stuff is coming together in New York. Enough already. // Big Apple Soccer
BARCELONA IN BOSSIER. LOTS OF BARCELONAS!
It has to be a little odd to play soccer and have the name “Barcelona.” Although “Barca” is probably the coolest nickname for a soccer player of all time. OF ALL TIME. // Shreveport Times
X TO THE Z AND O TO THE B.
Does Inter and Nigeria’s Joel Obi look like Xzibit? You decide. // The Third Kit
IT’S A FULL SCALE INVASION!
Robbie Rogers could be the latest American to impress in England says this four line item that sits on a foundation of air. // Liverpool Echo
RIO ALSO CHIDED THE PATRIOTS FOR COMMITTING TOO MANY FOULS. UH, YEAH.
Rio Ferdinand’s Super Bowl tweets didn’t exactly reveal him to be a knowledgeable NFL fan. Wonder if he’s heard about Tom Tebow. // FanIQ
AT THE BOTTOM AND LOVING IT.
A series of fascinating photos documenting the away trips of FC United of Manchester from their inception as the anti-Sky, anti-Glazer, club for the fans by the fans. // Pitch Invasion
RICHARD BRANSON AND ‘MÉS QUE UN CLUB’ ALL IN ONE PLACE
On Barcelona’s global brand and how the brand becomes the thing which builds the brand. // Bleacher Report
WHAT CLUB WOULD I LIKE TO HAVE AS A SURNAME, YOU ASK? WELL, ‘F.C. INTERNAZIONALE MILANO’ OF COURSE. ROLLS OFF THE TONGUE.
Obviously, those Barcelona kids need a rival to transfer in a Joe Madrid or Tommy Espanyol to really kick off the district race. Follow us and like us, won’t you?