UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Semifinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #15

Champions League Poll

Last April day and first eight days of May will be decisive for Champions League 2018/2019 edition. There are just four teams left. Two of them are rather surprising and two of them were always favorites. We will see the combination of favorite and outsider in the final. Here is our prediction of semifinals series … Read moreUEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Semifinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #15

Betting Guide: Probability versus Betting Odds and Odds Calculator

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The basis of any bet, either with your friend or with a bookmaker at the betting outlet, is the probability. Consciously or subconsciously you will always put a probability to the predicted outcome. In the betting industry, the probability of any outcome is mirrored in betting odds. Content: Probability versus Betting Odds – Calculator Fair … Read moreBetting Guide: Probability versus Betting Odds and Odds Calculator

Martin Knight, Martin King; Hoolifan: 30 Years of Hurt – Book Review

Hoolifan

This book is sold in the soccer section, but the content is more about the violence. Violence connected with soccer in the eighties in England. It is not a book for subtle nature humans. It is dirty, aggresive and stupid. The same like the hooligans are. Book Details Authors: Martin Knight, Martin King Title: Hoolifan: … Read moreMartin Knight, Martin King; Hoolifan: 30 Years of Hurt – Book Review

UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Quarterfinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #14

Champions League Poll

Last eight teams remaining in UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 are known. There are 4 English teams, 1 Spanish team, 1 Italian team, 1 Portugal team, 1 Dutch team left. We also know the draws for quarterfinals and also possible semifinals match ups [for calendar and possible semifinal match-ups scroll down to the end of the … Read moreUEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Quarterfinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #14

Andrew Jennings; Foul!: the Secret World of Fifa; Bribes, Vote Rigging and Ticket Scandals – Book Review

Faul Title

Andrew Jennings is a journalist following the soccer world for years. His findings of the way how the soccer is governed were put in his book Faul!. It is not a pleasant reading as it reminds me of the bad crime novel. A bad one, because the bad guys are winning. Book Details Author: Andrew … Read moreAndrew Jennings; Foul!: the Secret World of Fifa; Bribes, Vote Rigging and Ticket Scandals – Book Review

Natural Grass Soccer Field Maintenance and Care Tips

Perfect Soccer Field

Soccer Field maintenance is easy in a big club with a number of people in the field maintenance department and external consultants and advisory firms available. But what to do when you are running a small club where the director, manager, coach, and field keeper is the one person or you are running a soccer … Read moreNatural Grass Soccer Field Maintenance and Care Tips

Real Madrid: From Bad to Worse – The Soccer Column #13

Real Madrid

What a cruel week for Real Madrid fans. First, they were crushed Wednesday after 0:3 loss with Barcelona in Copa Del Rey semifinals 2nd leg. And then, those who hoped for a better outcome Saturday in La Liga were disappointed too. Loss 0:1 with Barcelona means they lost any chance for the title this season. … Read moreReal Madrid: From Bad to Worse – The Soccer Column #13

Stephen Foster; She Stood There Laughing – Book Review

There are a lot of books about soccer which would like to be compared with Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch. However, there are not so many books who can stand the comparison. She Stood There Laughing makes a good job. It is not the Fever Pitch, but it is a funny and entertaining book. The title reveals … Read moreStephen Foster; She Stood There Laughing – Book Review

Future Soccer Superstars – The Soccer Column #12

future soccer superstars

Neymar or Mbappe are the usual names which come to the mind when speaking about most talented young soccer players. However, there are more players who are worth to follow. We offer three players who should be considered every time we speak about future soccer superstars. #1 – Vinícius Junior Real Madrid does not have … Read moreFuture Soccer Superstars – The Soccer Column #12

Nick Hornby; Fever Pitch – Book Review

Nick Hornby is a British writer known for his About the Boy and High Fidelity novels. However, for soccer fans, his first novel was the most important. Fever Pitch became shortly after publishing the classic literature for soccer fans all around the world. It is not surprising that even in our rankings Fever Pitch holds … Read moreNick Hornby; Fever Pitch – Book Review