Michel Platini talked to French newspaper Le Monde expressing his desire to exterminate debt for European soccer clubs. Actually, his plan is to force teams to better manage their money by threatening to block teams that owe money to creditors from playing in large European soccer competitions such as the Champions League. The truth is [...]

Spain forward David Villa said that he knew Russia was a potent team after they played them in their Euro 2008 opener. Spain won with a score of 4-1, but Villa said that the numbers were very misleading because Russia played very well and he isn’t at all surprised that they have made it to [...]

All good things come to an end and so did Turkey’s Cinderella run in the 2008 European Championships. After surprising the European soccer world and managing to make it all the way to the tournament’s semi-finals, Germany put a stop to Turkey’s dreams of a trophy win. But they didn’t go down easy, that’s for [...]

The Euros this year welcomed the Unite against Racism Initiative which will be in full swing for the semi-finals and parts of it available on TV to an international crowd. The Euros has been continuing efforts to stop racism in the sport of soccer and they will be making sure they continue to get their [...]

The excitement is growing as Germany and Turkey get set to square off in tomorrow’s semi-final match. The fans have begun their preparation as well, and the atmosphere is very lively. The game has sparked a lot of vivacity in the two countries, but the situation in Germany is especially intriguing. The country has a [...]

Well it’s been a little while since we’ve had a three day break from soccer action, but that is exactly what we’ve had over the past couple days. The last quarter-final match was played on the 22nd and the first semi-final match isn’t until tomorrow which is the 25th. I’m sure with all the excitement [...]

Scoring a goal in soccer is 10% skill, 10% luck, and 80% cleverness. Or at least these seem to be the right proportions for the striker in the video below. I have never seen anything like this at any level of soccer which makes it one of a kind to say the least.

In light of the crippling Turkey injuries, Semih Senturk has been called up to start the semi-final game. The forward has played great thus far in the tournament with two goals off the bench already. He said that he awaits the transition to starter for the upcoming game, saying that he isn’t nervous because he [...]

Turkey has managed to make it all the way to the semi-finals but it looks like their massive efforts to get this far have cost them a lot. In fact, they have lost so many players because of injuries and card trouble that Turkey coach Fatih Terim may have no choice in the game against [...]

Italy and Spain played 120 minutes of defensive soccer both failing to score and going to the penalty shootout with a 0-0 score. The two teams did not play the most inspired soccer although one could hardly describe the game as a boring one. The game was fast moving from side to side but quality [...]

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