|Gianluigi Buffon (with Fabio Cannavaro) at Parma in the late 90s...|
Boof! It's Friday, yo. Time to gear up for another wonderful weekend on the pitch. We'd better enjoy it, too. There are not many left. The big one on the calendar is Sunday at 11 a.m. EDT when Manchester United host Manchester City. Hit NBCSN for that one. Hit the links below for all of your Premier League prep.
Manchester United vs. Manchester City: The Key Battles
Manchester derby memories from the men who played in the game
Marcelo Bielsa. The Argentine is currently the gaffer at Marseille, but might he make his way to West Ham if Big Sam gets the boot? Barney Rooney is the man in charge of taking a look at this one.
Good news here. Montreal have already sold over 35,000 tickets for their home leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final. Well done, Montrealers! Impactors?
|Wait. Who is running out of time to save his job...?|
What's up in Italy? Well, for one, Napoli host Fiorentina in a match with Champions League implications. Gigi Buffon goes back to Parma for perhaps the final time. And get this: The Big Whigs of Serie A are considering starting next season outside of Italy. Very interesting...
Down in Spain, Barcelona face a tricky trip down to Sevilla tomorrow. Here's a preview of the La Liga weekend activities, plus an article about Real Madrid's recent struggles.