Category Archives: Champions League

English Premier League: We Have a Title Race!

Does anybody else miss the drama we saw at the Etihad at the end of the 2011-2012 season? It was Aguero’s strike that sent ripples through Manchester and the rest of England, as Manchester United were forced to stop their celebrations as news of a late extra-time winner meant they were no longer the champions.… Read More »

Who Wants the Final Champions League Spot(s)

Depending on your team of choice, the 2018/19 English Premier League season has been a blend of frustration, exhilaration, or heartache. There has been a two-way horse race for the title for essentially the entire season between Liverpool and Manchester City, as they’ve traded places on a weekly basis. Liverpool is seriously challenge for the… Read More »

A True Cinderella in Soccer

As a sports fan who has recently become a soccer fan, one of the hardest things to come to grips with is the lack of a season ending tournament. It is inconceivable to think that the team with the most wins at the end of the regular season would just become the champion. Where is… Read More »

Heartbreak for Les Parisians: PSG in the Champions League

To this date, the best match that I have watched has been the 2014 Champions League quarter-finals match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain. The game in it of itself wasn’t exceptionally thrilling. It was, however, the first Champions League match that I saw in person. Everything about the day was memorable. From the moment we… Read More »

Soccer and the Stock Market: C. Ronaldo’s Impact on Juventus

When soccer fans typically think about ownership of the top clubs in Europe, people imagine billionaires such as Roman Abramovich (Chelsea), the Glazers (Manchester United), and Stanley Kroenke (Arsenal). However, what might not come immediately to mind are people like you and me. Football clubs used to earn the majority of their revenue simply from… Read More »

The Problem with PSG

With the Champions league finale drawing closer and closer, I have decided to look at what many people, myself included, believed was a club that could go the distance; Paris Saint-Germain. PSG has a long and illustrious career in Ligue 1, the French soccer league, where they have acquired a record number of Coupe de… Read More »

Roma v. Shaktar Donetsk

When I first bought my ticket for the Roma v. Shakhtar game I didn’t think much of it. I was already going to Rome with a few friends and the one of us that knew anything about soccer, Jake, practically begged us to go so I thought, “Why not…I don’t like sports much but I… Read More »