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Weekend Recap: May 14-15

ENGLAND Manchester United clinched their 19th Premier League title with a draw against Blackburn Rovers while Aston Villa came away from the Emirates Stadium with a victory over Arsenal. Chelsea were also unable to get a victory at home against Newcastle United, they had to be content with a 2-2 draw. West Ham United was […]

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Weekend Recap: May 7-9

ENGLAND The Premier League title is all but decided after Manchester United dispatched Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday. Chelsea was down 2-0 quickly and truthfully they never really looked threatening. Arsenal capped off the red half of Manchester’s weekend by losing to Stoke 3-1. Liverpool continued to go from strength to strength as […]

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The Weekend Recap: April 15-18

ENGLAND Most of the attention was on the FA Cup Semi-Finals this past weekend. In a special edition of the Manchester derby City put in a great second half performance to win 1-0 over Manchester United. Yaya Toure scored with a wonderful solo effort and Paul Scholes saw red for a vicious tackle on City’s […]

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Weekend Recap: April 7-10

ENGLAND Manchester United maintained their lead at the top of the table with a comfortable win at home to Fulham, Nani looked especially dangerous, and Antonio Valencia scored. Chelsea limped to a 1-0 win over Wigan, while Tottenham survived a scare from Stoke City to get all points in a 3-2 victory. Arsenal played well […]

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Monday Morning Manager: April 2-3

ENGLAND A weekend full of goals in England’s top league ended with Manchester United firmly in the pole position with the finish line in sight in the race for the title. Thanks to a Wayne Rooney hat trick, United came back from two goals down to beat West Ham United. The win was slightly marred […]

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Weekend Recap: March 25-27

EUROPEAN QUALIFIERS Spain went down a goal to the Czech Republic in Madrid, but were able to battle back with two goals from Spain’s all-time leading scorer David Villa. Italy also struggled in Slovenia but were able to finally find a breakthrough courtesy of Thiago Motta. France were comfortable beating Luxembourg 2-0, while the Netherlands […]

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Weekend Recap: March 18-21

ENGLAND The focus of the Premier League was centered on Stamford Bridge on Sunday as Chelsea took on Manchester City. The darker blues won out in a game that was highlighted by new goalscoring sensation David Luiz again getting his name on the scoresheet. One wonders if maybe Chelsea should just have saved the money […]

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Weekend Recap: March 11-14

ENGLAND No Premier League games in England this weekend, but plenty of drama in the FA Cup. On Saturday, Bolton got past Carling Cup Winners Birmingham City with a 3-2 win, while Manchester United knocked Arsenal out of their third competition in three weeks. Arsenal did not look good again as United eased their way […]

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Weekend Recap: March 5-7

Since we cover so many football leagues here on The Other Side of The Pond I thought it would be helpful to post a recap every week of the main goings on in all the leagues we look at. If any of you would like to hear us talk about other leagues on the podcast […]

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