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Hamburger SV v Bayern Muenchen - DFB Cup

Fight for coveted German Cup gears back up this week with Bayern, Dortmund circling

The 2014 version of the DFB Pokal, or German Cup, involves three former champions and one team still looking for its first title as the semifinals approach this week. German Bundesliga teams Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg meet in the first semifinal on Tuesday at Signal Iduna Park. On Wednesday, top-flight champs and DFB Pokal Cup…

Liverpool v Manchester City - Premier League

Q&A with Liverpool and Belgium goalkeeper Simon Mignolet

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is having a dream debut season for the storied English Premier League-chasing side since making the $15 million move from Sunderland last summer and replacing club legend Pepe Reina in goal. Wearing Sells Axis Exosphere gloves, Mignolet has proved up to the task all season, most recently starring in the Reds’…

Brazucam – Next stop, Germany

Brazucam – Next stop, Germany

The Brazuca’s journey around the world continues in Munich, Germany. This is one of 11 videos in which the ball travels the world and interacts with players and fans. In this installment, the Brazuca is hanging out in the lab and with German players. Watch for the Brazuca’s commentary in the upper right corner of…


UEFA Champions League draw produces can’t-miss contests, sets up intriguing final

This morning’s UEFA Champions League draw produced two pairings worthy of tournament finals: Bayern Munich against Real Madrid and Chelsea versus Atlético Madrid. The quality quartet left standing amid one of the most spirited and competitive UCL seasons to date will start the semifinals in Spain next week. On Tuesday when Eden Hazard and the Blues…


Warrior officially reveals Liverpool’s 14/15 Home

Liverpool’s new home kit was revealed with some hype on Warrior’s part at an event held at Liverpool One. Earlier this week, Warrior dropped off a mysterious red shipping container with the hashtag #demand and announced that they were giving away 100 tickets to Liverpool fans to a secret Liverpool reveal event yesterday. Today, as the press…

Manchester City v Liverpool - Premier League

Manchester City, Liverpool to battle Sunday in title-defining tilt

They are two neighboring cities steeped in a history of industry, shipping and culture. They are tough, hard-working citizenries known for their rich sporting legacy.  They are Liverpool and Manchester, two fiercely competitive communities whose hopes of soccer glory rest on a result this weekend. On Sunday, a new chapter in the rivalry between Liverpool…

China v United States

USWNT to finish two-game series against China without Sermanni

For the first time since his firing on April 6, the USWNT will take the field without Tom Sermanni. In an announcement that shocked U.S. Soccer fans, players and Sermanni himself, Sermanni was fired after the USWNT’s 2-0 victory over China on April 3. U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said that the decision did not…

FC Bayern Muenchen v Manchester United - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final

Bayern Munich, Atlético Madrid join Chelsea, Real Madrid in UCL semis

And then there were four. In Wednesday’s wonderful UEFA Champions League quarterfinals contests, Atlético Madrid downed Barcelona 2-1 on aggregate through an early Koke goal, and Bayern Munich responded after going a goal down, roaring back with three second-half goals to move past Manchester United by a 4-2 tally. Los Colchoneros and Der FCB now…

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Dissecting the UA Blur Carbon – Carbon III vs. Carbon IV

Under Armour, while an established player in the football and running communities, is still seen as an up and comer on the soccer cleat scene. We decided to take a look at their premier speed cleat  - The Blur. We compared this season’s Blur with its predecessor. Our cleat tester took both pairs out to…


Warrior #demands notice

A mysterious red shipping container branded with the Warrior logo and the hashtag ‘Demand’ showed up in Liverpool earlier today. Placed outside Liverpool ONE, the largest open air shopping center in the United Kingdom, we’re guessing this mysterious box has something to do with the official launch of Liverpool’s new kit later this week. Warrior has…


Nike launches CR7 Special Edition Mercurial Vapor IX

Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed a year for the ages in 2013 and now Nike is celebrating the prolific Portuguese player with the release of the Mercurial Vapor IX CR7 Special Edition. The cleat is limited to just 100 pairs worldwide, with each individually numbered, making them as rare as Ronaldo’s feats this season. Scroll down for…