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The Québécois soccer lifestyle: Montreal Impact x Off The...

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The Québécois soccer lifestyle: MontrealImpact x Off The Hook

While we try to maintain impartial in this vast world of football, there are some clubs that just do things right. Over the past few years, we've seen the Montreal Impact rise with their richQuébécois tradition.

Football Never Stops with Magista The line "Creativity has a new...

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Football Never Stops with Magista

The line"Creativity has a new name"took to Twitter and footballers like Andres Iniesta, Mario Gotze and David Luiz claimed that the future of football has arrived. Well, what are your thoughts?

Qualifying with a statement 3-0 in Paris. That’s what was...

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Qualifying with a statement

3-0 in Paris. That's what was needed to get to the World Cup, and that's exactly what the French did.This photowas taken minutes after the final whistle at Stade de France, after qualifying for the World Cup.

Beckham’s boots for his last game Tomorrow, David Beckham...

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Beckham's boots for his last game

Tomorrow, David Beckham plays in the final match of his career. As he heads into retirement, he carries the pride of Great Britain. Typical Becks.

Getting nostalgic and embracing the present: Best of football...

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Getting nostalgic and embracing the present: Best of football boots

The original Vapors. The Puma King. The adi Preds. All bring back memories of fitter days and more spritely spirits. As our friendBryan Byrnepoints out, "over the years, there have seen hundreds of different releases that cater to different player types, some featuring technology and others relying on comfort and basic performance.

Camp Nou x 3nil A floodlit Camp Nou is a wonder to see for...

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Camp Nou x 3nil

A floodlit Camp Nou is a wonder to see for football fans from all over the globe.Rivaldo, Romario, Ronaldo, Stoichkov, Messi and Ronaldinho have all called this place home in recent years, and the home of the legends quickly becomes legendary.

AFR x adidas x You. Designing Lionel Messi. Leo Messi needs you...

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AFR x adidas x You.Designing Lionel Messi.

Leo Messi needs you (or your more artistic friend) to design his next pair of adidas football boots, which he'll wear during a match in December. WAIT.

Welcoming Portugal’s Neo Conquistadores? Lisbon is a...

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Welcoming Portugal's Neo Conquistadores?

Lisbon is a beautiful city. It's as vibrant with culture as they come. It's a joy to walk along the Romanesque, Baroque, and modern architecture. Lisboa's people ultimately make the city what it is, but let's face it, Portugal is going through tough times.

The Mönchengladbach way Borussia Mönchengladbach are one of the...

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The Mönchengladbach way

Borussia Mönchengladbach are one of the biggest surprises in Europe this season. Facing relegation at the end of last year, manager Lucien Favre has done a remarkable job in instilling a brand new system in his players. The league table doesn't lie, and Mönchengladbach sit in second place, above Bayern Munich and completely capable of snatching the Bundesliga title from Borussia Dortmund.

Kicks, Kicks, Kicks No, they’re not for sale. *hint hint...

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Kicks, Kicks, Kicks

No, they're not for sale. *hint hint nudge nudge, Nike* Actually, Nike doesn't even sponsor most of these clubs, but nevertheless the idea of owning such imposing FC Barcelona or Inter Milan Nike Dunks is far too mouthwatering.

The past doesn’t count. Everything is starting again....

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The past doesn't count. Everything is starting again. Spain continues to strengthen.

With a friendly against England at Wembley on Saturday and the EUROs on the horizon, the time has come for Spain to refresh, and forget everything. Everything won. Everything created.

The Message:

Iker: "No one came to welcome us"
Silva: "We didn't create a new way of playing football"
Xabi: "We weren't admired by the whole world"
Iker: "We didn't take a whole country to the streets"
Villa: "I wasn't the top scorer"
Llorente: "We couldn't bear the pressure"
Del Bosque: "We didn't change the conception of football"
Xavi: "I wasn't the best football player in the Euro 2008"
Llorente: "We are not a team"
Xavi: "We are not European Champions"
Villa: "We are not World Champions"

The shirt is new, the meaning of wearing it remains the same.

Football is more than the World Cup. Which is why we're so happy to announce Cheeky Chip!

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We have four years until the next World Cup, and while we certainly plan on covering Brasil 2014, there's too much football up until that point to ignore. So, instead, we shall embrace. All of it. That's why we're so proud to announce Cheeky Chip, a site that will be the epicenter of culture, style, music, humour, good causes, and class that pertains to the beautiful game.

English Premier League

Printing of RONALDO #7 (EPL Style) on Man Utd Home Jersey

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Is Wenger changing his style in search of points?

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Fast; one touch; perfect football three phrases that have become synonymous with the Arsenal name for decades. As arguably the closest equivalent to Barcelona outside of Spain, the players that have participated in this phenomenon include some of the greats and the list continues today. However, with an increasingly physical English Premier League, some [.

Evra: Big Silence at United

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Patrice Evra has told reporters of the pain that him and his United teammates are feeling following their 2-0 loss to rivals Liverpool. United were defeated by a Fernando Torres goal, and a late David N'gog goal added salt to United's wounds.

"Normally when United play we create at least five or six clear chances, but we only had the one when Valencia hit the crossbar.

Arsenal Still Interested in Sunderland Captain

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Arsene Wenger has his sights set on Sunderland captain Lorik Cana as he aims to bring some bite to Arsenal's lightweight midfield. Reports from the Sunderland Echo suggest that Arsenal will do their best to sign the Albanian midfielder when the transfer window opens.

Cana is a new signing at the Stadium of Light having joined the Black Cats over the summer.

US Soccer

The Debate Team – Style of Play

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Movie Score: five / five

Klinsmann addresses culture, style, youth development in first remarks as coach

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By MIKE NASTRI

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Soccer Federation did not just hire the 35th head coach in national team history, but it perhaps altered the direction of the entire national team program.

Jurgen Klinsmann, the first foreign-born U.S. national team coach in 16 years, touched on a few topics during his first press conference since being hired to replace Bob Bradley on Friday, but he frequently emphasized the culture and direction of soccer in the United States.

Does 2010 have an edge on 1996 when it comes to style in MLS?

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By Eric Beard, writing from Boston

Though Major League Soccer will be entering its 16th season when Spring 2011 rolls around, it's fair to say the league has come a long way. Not simply in trying to break down the perennial American mindset against the beautiful game, but rather trying to be accepted by mainstream media.

World Cup

Swansea Face Ideological Struggle For Tactics

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By Andrew McCarten

In football, truth and fact are often two very different things. While the ‘high ground' of passing, flowing football is admirable to most fans, the bottom line is what really matters at the end of the day. Fighting the good fight, only to lose, is nothing but glorious failure, honorable defeat, and worthless in the sands of time.

World Cup: Styles Make Matches

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"Styles make fights." -Boxing axiom If you've ever paid attention to boxing, you've probably heard the above cliche; the implication contained in it is that the outcome of boxing matches can be...


Johan Cruyff writes-off England under ‘predictable’ Fabio Capello

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DUTCH legend Johan Cruyff last night slammed Fabio Capello and wrote off England's World Cup hopes.
Mr Total Football reckons the influx of Italian managers is wrecking English football.
And he insists the Three Lions have no chance under Capello's boring and predictable style of football.

Fabio Capello: “I have my own style”

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England manager Fabio Capello showed all his experience on Friday when he deflected a tricky verbal challenge in his first news briefing at the World Cup finals.

Asked by a reporter if he considered himself to be as strict, or stricter than other international soccer managers, he paused.

DON’T WRITE OFF THE U-17 NATIONAL TEAM YET

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Much hype surrounded the talented U.S. U-17 national team during the Fifa World Cup in Nigeria. Ultimately, the team fell flat, losing in the round of 16 to a classier Italy side. And so the mumblings have started, gnawing into America's rotten system of developing professional players. "Is the Academy system the best way to develop players?

Fashion

England hat jetzt auch so etwas wie die „11 Freunde“

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Man glaubt es ja kaum! Ein Land, das von sich selber behauptet, die Mutter des Fussballs zu sein, hat kein richtiges Magazin für Fussballkultur? Kann man gar nicht glauben, ist aber so und das hat auch viele Fans frustriert. Und was passiert, wenn man frustriert ist und sich nichts an der Situation ändert?

As if being one of the richest clubs in the world isn’t enough,...

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As if being one of the richest clubs in the world isn't enough, Dolce & Gabbana, the Italian designer label, has signed a three-year fashion partnership with Chelsea Football Club. D&G will dress the English club off the pitch, as the players will be provided with dark blue, three-piece suits, with matching shirts and ties.

Fashion Police: Chelsea, D&G team up

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"See me son, I'm the one sportin' Dolce and Gabbana."

Carlo knows style. Now Chelsea does as well.

Chelsea and fashion giants Dolce & Gabbana announced a three-year partnership on Tuesday. Yes, D&G (HELLO!). I, for one, did not see this coming.

The Italian luxury designer will provide the club with a variety of suits and outfits for players, management and staff.

England arrive in style!

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The richest assistant coach / advisor / inspirational leader / etc. in the history of the World Cup.

Shaun Wright-Phillips can actually fit inside that pillow if he needs some time alone away from his teammates.

Stevie G is looking quite determined

Now he sort of looks like a kid on his first day at school

David James was trying to convince Glenn Johnson to hold off on those long runs forward all flight!

Louis Vuitton and the World Cup Trophy

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The World Cup trophy is officially traveling in style to South Africa.

French fashion and handbags house Louis Vuitton, with help from supermodel Naomi Campbell, has unveiled an elegant leather-bound case that it produced to carry the trophy to South Africa on Tuesday.

From the tournament's beginning in 1930, the World Cup trophy has always been transported in an armored metal case — largely for reasons of security.

David Beckham in London

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David Beckham strolled through Heathrow in true Beckham style and without his most recent accessories, the crutches and boot. Simple blazer, white v-neck, some jeans and classic white sneakers; a great classic look using wardrobe staples.



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Ronaldo

The Brazilian aftermath

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When Brazil were knocked out of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa we all knew that Dunga was going to get more than his fair share of the heat. In the build up to the match against Netherlands Dunga took criticism from both Johan Cruyff and Pele with regards to his tactics and pragmatic style.

Saturday Showboat: It's that time once again!

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Hope everyone is making the most out of their weekend so far. If not, here's a little style & swag to get your blood pumping. From Pique's Maradona-esque turn to Lampard and Drogba's immaculate first touches to Luis Fabiano playing with diving defenders to Sergio Canales' wondergoal, I can't choose who is the prestigious showboater of the week!

D.C. United

Tradition, Style, and the Winning Approach

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J Hutcherson over at the US Soccer Players site posited something interesting today (even if I had a bit of trouble navigating a meandering post to the point); it's nearly impossible to create a...


Match Fit USA Soccer Show Episode 36

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On this week's Match Fit USA Soccer Show, Jason and Zach talk about the MLS playoffs, cover the USL-TOA saga with David Fellerath of Triangle Offense, and debate the fine handed down to DC United's...


The Rest

Arsene’s fantastic Vision of Beautiful Football

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The wonderful result of the game against Manyoo last weekend has given a very welcome boost to the Arsenal fans' morale, and allowed a certain justifiable smugness to permeate the air on Arsenal blogs — and not before time.

However it was not just the superb result that warmed the cockles of many a heart, it was also the way the team played and the captivating style of total football that was on show for all the world to see.

Das Deutschland Trikot für die Damenwelt

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Das Deutschland Trikot für die Damenwelt

Die WM kommt näher. Eine Erkenntnis, die ich in jedem meiner Artikel über die WM2014 auf ein Neues entdecke und die mich persönlich ja nicht gerade erstaunt. Schließlich steht sogar in meinem Terminkalender, dass ich ab Mitte Juni für alle Termine geblockt bin!

deinelette von adilette

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Fast jeder hat schon mal eine adilette in seinem Besitz gehabt und doch haben die Badeschlappen von Adidas ein etwas angestaubtes Images. Woher das kommt weißt keiner so Recht, dass sie aber weiterhin beliebt sind, ist sicher. Trotzdem hat sich Adidas gedacht, kann man das Design des Klassikers ja mal.

Nike and ‘O Canarinho’: 17 years of tears and...

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Nike and ‘O Canarinho': 17 years of tears and cheers

‘Amarelinha' - A jersey belonging to a roaring, dancing, football fevered nation. A yellow shirt worn by many of football's greatest performers, who never fail to entertain and earned 5 engraved stars: 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002.

Style, The Image of Character

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- Jason Davis

The theme most prevalent thus far in Jurgen Klinsmann's tenure as USMNT head coach - all month and change of it - is the movement towards integrating America's abundant Latin soccer influence into the team. In part because Klinsmann has made it his cause cause célèbre (in concert with imbuing in the team a more attacking, fluid style - more on that in a minute), we can't go more than a few hours without a new piece waxing on about it, without the Paul Gardners of the world bellowing "FINALLY!

Johan Cruyff makes Ajax return

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands Johan Cruyff has returned to Ajax on an advisory basis after agreeing to become a member of one of three "sounding board groups". A meeting on Thursday night between general manager Rik van den Boog, Ajax's board of directors and Cruyff confirmed the former Holland playmaker's willingness to advise on technical issues.