Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Bournemouth Practically Promoted, Scribes, Monday Night Football, Klopp's last Klassiker, Goals of the Week

Hey Hey Hey! How goes it? For Bournemouth, it goes quite well. Seven years ago they were way, way down at the bottom of League Two with financial problems and the prospect of liquidation. Today? They're (basically) in the Premier League. Way to go, Cherries! Here are Five Reasons for their meteoric rise.

It worked!

It's Tuesday, so we're going to jump right in with Scribes. There's a lot of good stuff today - particularly Sid Lowe's look at the language issues in Spain.

Where? Germany. Who? Uli Hesse. What? The story of Germany's legendary 1984 DFB-Pokal semifinals

Where? Germany. Who? Raphael Honigstein. What? Bayern Munich charge ahead to leave their German rivals playing catch-up

Where? France. Who? Julien Laurens. What? Lacazette facing tough choice over future

Where? South America. Who? Tim Vickery. What? Breaking the Argentina-Brazil stranglehold on the Copa Libertadores

Monday Night Football! Liverpool host Hull in a big match for both clubs. The Reds are still clinging to faint Champions League hopes, while The Tigers remain one point above the relegation zone. Here's a Preview. Here's another. Also today? Inter vs. Udinese in Serie A and Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup. Not bad!

It's tight in Spain, amigos. Real Madrid and Barcelona are separated by two points. Here's a look at the run-in for both clubs. Meanwhile, Spanish Footie Expert Guillem Balague claims it'll be Barcelona hoisting the trophy at season's end. Barcelona host Getafe this afternoon

Major League Soccer! Bird's got all you need to know right here, including Power Rankings (Seattle!), who's hot (Jozy!), and Mix Diskerud!

Backheel Breakfast

Did you know that Liverpool have made 190 signings and spent almost £800m since they last won the title 25 years ago? No? Neither did we

And finally...how about a
European Team of the Week?



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