Three Golden Points: Barça – Dynamo

CL Preview: Barça – Dynamo Kiev, Tuesday 2:45pmEST, Fox Sports en Español In the 10th century, Русь, or Kievan Rus’, controlled what we know as the Ukraine, Belorussia, and eastern Russia. There were notable figures like Vladimir the Great and his son Yaroslav the Wise and Kievan Rus’ ended up controlling a vast swatch of… Continue reading Three Golden Points: Barça – Dynamo

A Question of Time: The Zlatan Ibrahimovic Story

Please: 0.40 Put it a different way: 11-1. Those numbers are, of course, from a very small sample, but would you take those numbers as a ratio for the entire season? I would because I know that the first one is Ibrahimovic’s current scoring rate (5 appearances, 2 goals) and the second goal is our… Continue reading A Question of Time: The Zlatan Ibrahimovic Story

Of Visigoths and False Duels: Internazionale and Barcelona

Champions League Preview: Inter – Barça, 2:45pmEST Wednesday, Fox Sports en Español (FSE). I flew into Milan on a bright and beautiful morning in November 2006, having left Berlin early enough to catch the sun’s raise hitting the streets for what looked like the first time that day. As we swooped into Malpensa Airport, I… Continue reading Of Visigoths and False Duels: Internazionale and Barcelona

Fabregas, Mascherano still linked, “go time” for Puyol

–The Cecs Fabregas and Javi Mascherano rumors will not die, probably because Hector keeps SMSing Txiki B. “Dood. Masch=$$$$! Bet!” Txiki B. says that the signing of either member of the midfield tandem of joy is “something the club has left for later.” He said that fiscally, it just didn’t make sense to try nabbing… Continue reading Fabregas, Mascherano still linked, “go time” for Puyol

Champions League draw day, welcome Chygnasty, and some news (update!)

Here he is, making it verrrry clear how he prefers to have his name spelled, folks. It’s the latest addition to our back line, Dmytro Chygrynskiy or, as he prefers the back of the shirt to say, Chygrynskyy. But let’s just agree to call him Chygnasty, and be done with it, shall we? His transfer… Continue reading Champions League draw day, welcome Chygnasty, and some news (update!)