Netflix

AFP

Netflix-funded banner sparks row at Marseille game

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Marseille (AFP) – Plans for a group of Marseille supporters to unfurl a giant banner at Sunday’s French league game at home to Bordeaux were scrapped after rival fans objected to Netflix financing its production.

The global streaming service giant reportedly stumped up between 20,000 and 30,000 euros ($25,000-$37,000) to cover the costs while seeking to promote the second season of its “Marseille” television series.

Juventus fly-on-the-wall series set for Netflix airing

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Gianluigi Buffon will be among the Juventus players to star in a fly-on-the-wall documentary series on Netflix from February 16, the reigning Serie A champions confirmed on Monday.

‘First team: Juventus FC’, the original docu-series about the Italian giants, with the first three episodes following the club’s key players on and off the pitch, is to be aired from mid-February with the second part available in the summer.

Juventus fly-on-the-wall series set for Netflix airing

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Gianluigi Buffon will be among the Juventus players to star in a fly-on-the-wall documentary series on Netflix from February 16, the reigning Serie A champions confirmed on Monday.

‘First team: Juventus FC’, the original docu-series about the Italian giants, with the first three episodes following the club’s key players on and off the pitch, is to be aired from mid-February with the second part available in the summer.

stranger things

Who’d Have Thunk It? ‘Eleven’ From Stranger Things Is A Liverpool Fan (Photo)

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Roberto Firmino should probably start keeping an eye out because it would appear that Liverpool have a new No.11 on their hands.

Indeed, Millie Bobby Brown, who plays 'Eleven' on Netflix's supremely successful 1980s-flavoured sci-fi hit 'Stranger Things', has nailed her colours to the mast.

Shit Lookalikes: Jack Wilshere & Eleven From ‘Stranger Things’

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A doff of the cap is most definitely due to Pies fanRasmus Forsten, who noticed that the freshly-shorn Jack Wilshere bears a striking resemblance to Eleven from hit 1980ssynth-fuelledsci-fi series 'Stranger Things'...

One is a tiny, frail human being, cut adrift in an alien realm; damaged and abused but capable of amazing things in short bursts before succumbing to physical and mental break down.

La Liga

How to watch all Premier League matches online from anywhere in the world

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With so many people choosing to consume media online rather than through a cable subscription, it's easy to see why sites like Netflix are so hugely popular. It's pretty easy to watch great movies or shows online these days, but what's not so easy is getting high quality sports streams.

The Premier League is broadcast in 220 territories around the world, with only 16% of global viewers actually in the UK.

How to watch all Premier League matches online from anywhere in the world

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With so many people choosing to consume media online rather than through a cable subscription, it's easy to see why sites like Netflix are so hugely popular. It's pretty easy to watch great movies or shows online these days, but what's not so easy is getting high quality sports streams.

The Premier League is broadcast in 220 territories around the world, with only 16% of global viewers actually in the UK.

Yet Another Shameless Author Plug: eBook Rental Edition

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Up until recently, my two eBooks, An Illustrated Guide to Soccer & Spanish and Real Madrid & Barcelona: the Making of a Rivalry, were only available for purchase on major retailers Amazon, iTunes, and Barnes & Noble. However, given the emergence of two eBook "Netflix" style services, that's all changed.

Major League Soccer

A Soccer Fan’s Guide to Netflix Viewing

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Netflix is the unquestioned leader in movie streaming and, even though other services may have a better selection for your particular tastes, it has become the gold standard and most used service. As a movie connoisseur I can safely say you can find any kind of movie on there; even if the specific one you're seeking is not offered, there is a substitute that can entertain you in its place.

ESPN Has Plans For Subscription-Based Product Similar to Netflix

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Current ESPN President John Skipper recently stated in an interview that the powerhouse sports network is looking into supplying a subscription-based product for cord cutters. In the interview Skipper acknowledged that more and more people mostly people in their 20's and 30's are choosing to cut out cable and satellite packages, and opt for services much like Netflix to view programming.

Triva Answer and More

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Before we get to the trivia answer, a couple of business notes. First, the big announcement on Thursday was that MLS is now on Apple TV. Apple TV is a digital media receiver that allows viewers to watch television from a variety of sources online, including Netflix and now, MLS Per the official site, "

Our "Channels" section includes free on-demand video highlights, analysis, fantasy soccer advice, and player profiles as well as full episodes of MLS 36 and MLS Insider.

ESPN

ESPN’s ‘Hillsborough’ Documentary And 30 For 30 Soccer Stories Now Available On Netflix

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ESPN's explosive Hillsborough documentary as well as six other films from ESPN's 30 For 30 Soccer Series are now available for viewing via Netflix's streaming service in the United States.

All seven films have covered a range of topics including national tragedies in Ireland and England to the disappearance of the Jules Rimet Trophy, each as exciting and different as the last.

Fighter pilot LINKS

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Not sure I pictured this as a alternate career for Andres Iniesta.

Pretty awesome though.

On to the links:
  • Three-year ban for Manchester pitch invader. [USA Today]
  • W.C. stadiums are nearly finished. [SI]
  • There's a hooligan-fighting unit in France.

What?

FSOU: Untroducing the Multi-Platform Social Blogging Webinar

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Doctor Julius Limbani is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Stoical Metamatrices and Applied Gaffer Tapenology at Croydon University. For years he acted as chief consultant for the sadly defunct, never award winning hardly hitting football NewsBlog, the Onion Bag.

Dr Limbani has taken a keen interest in the volumarctics of the ever expanding football media and is excited by its potential.

FSOU: Untroducing the Multi-Platform Social Blogging Webinar

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Doctor Julius Limbani is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Stoical Metamatrices and Applied Gaffer Tapenology at Croydon University. For years he acted as chief consultant for the sadly defunct, never award winning hardly hitting football NewsBlog, the Onion Bag.

Dr Limbani has taken a keen interest in the volumarctics of the ever expanding football media and is excited by its potential.

FSOU: Untroducing the Multi-Platform Social Blogging Webinar

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Doctor Julius Limbani is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Stoical Metamatrices and Applied Gaffer Tapenology at Croydon University. For years he acted as chief consultant for the sadly defunct, never award winning hardly hitting football NewsBlog, the Onion Bag.

Dr Limbani has taken a keen interest in the volumarctics of the ever expanding football media and is excited by its potential.

The Futfanatico Book – Fresh & Warm, Get it While it’s Hot!

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Pretty sweet cover, right? It is "Don Diego en su biblioteca Diego Maradona in his personal library." Why? Because we all know that Diego counts reading among his famously favorite hobbies. That's why. Obvio.

But details briefly aside, the ebook is now available! For only $5.

Blockbuster

E Tu Blockbuster?

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The last time I was back home in the States last July, I was dumbstruck at seeing a promotional poster for the Mexican national soccer team hanging on the wall of a McDonald's in Gallup, New Mexico. It then gave me a flashback to watching a 1994 USA-Chile friendly in Albuquerque and being disgusted at how many fans were cheering against our own national team but I digress.

Los Pollos Locos?

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I've never been prouder to be a Netflix customer. Why? This is why. And fair warning, Benedict Blockbuster Arnold--don't bother trying this one with Honduras when the Hex dials them up as our opposition. I saw my Honduran neighbors putting little red envelopes in their mailbox just a couple of days ago, so clearly you've already lost them.

Los Pollos Locos?

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I've never been prouder to be a Netflix customer. Why? This is why. And fair warning, Benedict Blockbuster Arnold--don't bother trying this one with Honduras when the Hex dials them up as our opposition. I saw my Honduran neighbors putting little red envelopes in their mailbox just a couple of days ago, so clearly you've already lost them.

The Rest

Soccer as a woman without women, part two

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A couple days ago Brian Phillips, purveyor of Run of Play, tweeted the following:

Netflix's top category for me is "Dark Dramas Featuring a Strong Female Lead." Improbably, this is not a list of Beckham documentaries.

My initial reaction was, that's funny, because Phillip's writing is nothing like that first sentence.

Some News for Wed Mar 23, 2011

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STARTERS

An important message from the creators of the great soccer movie Pelada:
Add Pelada to your Netflix Queue
Help us make the movie available on Netflix by saving Pelada to your queue.
Simply "save" Pelada to your queue, even if you've already seen the film.

It Turns Out Something Is Shocking

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I poked my head out the window this weekend to see if I could tell why the neighborhood was being attacked by TIE fighters, and discovered that that was actually the sound of hundreds of feet of power lines snapping during a storm on a three-street perimeter around me. Our electricity is back, but when I went to check the computer, I discovered that pressing the "on" button did nothing but produce a gradually spreading smell of burning plastic.