Inside the Brain of a Teenage Soccer Genius

Essays, Player Reviews, Scouting Reports, Events, Match Reviews, Statistics and Things of no Importance

Friday, February 17, 2012

FA Cup Match Previews- Gonna be a Fun Weekend!

Saturday February 18, 2012
Chelsea vs Birmingham City:
Chelsea will be on the hunt to redeem themselves from a defeat to Everton in the league. Portuguese manager Andre Villas-Boas is in hot water and is rumored to be under the scrutiny of owner Roman Abramovic. Chelsea’s hopes of Champions League football next season or making any real challenge for the Premier League title are currently being squandered by Tottenham and Arsenal. Chelsea are in 5th place, level on points with Arsenal and a whole ten points behind Spurs. The title is out of their reach, but all that stands between them and a spot in the quarter finals for the FA Cup is Birmingham City.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

This Week in the Knockout Stages...

The underdogs from Cyprus, APOEL put on an impressive defensive show in France while Bayer Leverkusen were unable to hold of reigning champions Barcelona despite a strong first half. Arsenal suffered at the hands of AC Milan at the San Siro and the Russians Zenit St. Petersburg came from behind to snag a win against Benfica.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Ten Reasons to Pay Attention To the Axpo Super League

Switzerland is known for chocolate, watches, cheese, cuckoo clocks and various other things not including soccer. They co-hosted the EUROS in 2008 with Austria and are home to FIFA Headquarters as well as the current FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, but otherwise the nation is relatively quiet on the soccer front, especially when being compared to the soccer giants of England, Spain, Italy and Germany.