Some of the best of the soccer web with an atrocious piece thrown in now and again.
Pier Edwards selects his best African XI for the 2010-2011 European season.
With Kansas City’s new soccer stadium set to open Peter Grathoff looks at the legacy of the great Lamar Hunt.
5 added minutes measures the competitiveness of the Premier League.
Andrew Jennings thinks that Sepp Blatter is about to be carpet-bombed.
A 2010/11 tactical review by Jonathan Wilson.
Simon Kuper with an outstanding piece on the Dutch and the game.
Here is your chance to vote for the MLS all-star starting side to face Manchester United. I was part of the initial selection.
Jens Sejer Andersen takes Sepp Blatter’s captain and the ship references and thinks some may start looking for the life-rafts.
Cillian O’Neill with a Spoofer’s Guide to Summer Transfers although your mates are going to have to be pretty thick not to know at least a couple of these transfer targets.
Christian Nyari with a piece on Bayer Leverkusen’s Arturo Vidal. I have often wondered why his name doesn’t come up more often in transfer speculation.
Frank Deford looks at FIFA and beyond and the problems associated with sports’ global governing bodies.
The Scottish Football Association unanimously adopted a far-reaching reform proposal for the governance of football in that country. Another indication that people only see a need to change once disaster rather than trying to avoid a catastrophe to begin with.
Missed this one last week but for Arsenal fans that might not have caught it this piece by “The Swiss Ramble” on Arsenal’s transfer kitty and other things financial is a must-read.
The official Bundesliga website has a summary of player movements so far.
You can make up your own mind about the suggestion contained in this article that good players make good coaches and that the US needs the men currently in the commentary box back on the practice fields of America .
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