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CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

As the semester winds down and we approach winter break, I cannot help but marvel at what a soccer season it has been so far. Granted, the usual suspects like F.C. Barcelona and Bayern Munich have continued to dominate their respective leagues without much fanfare, although Real Madrid has been[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Klopp Leads Resurgent Liverpool

CRAIGE: Klopp Leads Resurgent Liverpool

This international break in the soccer world was an emotionally volatile one as we all struggled to come to terms with the heartbreaking attacks in Paris. It has been heartwarming to see how the soccer community has united around Paris, with the French national anthem playing before every game and[Read More…]

by November 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Vardy Leads Leicester City’s Early Success

CRAIGE: Vardy Leads Leicester City’s Early Success

Costa. Coutinho. Kane. Rooney. These are the names that come to mind when thinking about the top players in the Premier League in terms of the impact they have on their teams. One definitely would not expect to hear the names Vardy, Mahrez, Morgan and Schmeichel. And yet, this ragtag[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Chelsea Marred by Discontent in Poor Start

CRAIGE: Chelsea Marred by Discontent in Poor Start

As we’ve all seen so far, the 2015 soccer season has been a highly unpredictable one. Who would have thought that after 10 weeks, West Ham would be in third place while Chelsea languishes in 15th place? Chelsea’s season thus far has been an absolute shock to most. The champions[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Rodgers Deserved More of a Chance

CRAIGE: Rodgers Deserved More of a Chance

Well, it finally happened. Brendan Rodgers has been pushed out of his job as Liverpool’s manager to make way for the more exciting Jürgen Klopp. Before I launch into my opinion on this coaching change, I would like to congratulate Wales and Northern Ireland on qualifying for Euro 2016. I[Read More…]

by October 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Champions League Dominates Headlines

CRAIGE: Champions League Dominates Headlines

The past few weeks of the international soccer season have been filled with excitement and, if you’re like me, filled with woe at the same time. Massive upsets, “what were they thinking” moments and incredible goals have provided us with a fantastic start to the soccer season. Here’s a look[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 3 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: De Gea’s Failed Transfer Draws Headlines

CRAIGE: De Gea’s Failed Transfer Draws Headlines

It’s been a long, hard two weeks without soccer, as the leagues have all been on an international break. Fortunately for soccer fans, the break is over and we can go back to watching the teams that we so dearly love. Here’s a recap of the major highlights from the[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Soccer Provides Unique Appeal Internationally

CRAIGE: Soccer Provides Unique Appeal Internationally

Football. To those of us living in the good old United States, it represents our passion for watching guys try to beat the living snot out of each other while chasing around a weird leather ball. We live, breathe and spend our Thanksgivings with this glorious sport. But to the[Read More…]

by August 31, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns