Baby reading bookAfter seeing some exciting football action this past weekend, the reaction  was rapid-fire and incessant as many of us saw what could have been witnesses to one of the greatest performances on the football pitch in years as Barcelona won 3-1 against Manchester United at Wembley.

These were some of the articles that really caught my eye afterwards…

After waiting for The Rapture and seeing Barca’s brilliant win at Wembley, this article talks about the eventual decline of the Blaugrana Ballet- is the countdown on?

Run of Play- The End of Barcelona

Props has to be given to Catalan reporter David Sánchez of Radio Marca as he guessed correctly the score for the Champions League final.

MLS continue to win new fans everyday.  This season you are starting to see the Cascadian Revolution take place as expansion side Portland Timbers have been able to really fandom in North America another dimension.

Beyond The Pitch- Rivalry and Culture: Reshaping Perceptions In Portland

Speaking of Revolution, the American Revolution has begun in the Città Eterna as new AS Roma brass begin the search for their new coach.  OGN sister site Serie A Weekly delves into this topic

Serie A Weekly-  The Famous Five: Reviewing Roma’s Coaching Candidates

It seems like an eternity since the Bundesliga season ended.  Actually it’s just been two weeks, but still.  Our good friends over at Bundesliga Fanatic take a look at the 25 best players from last season.

Bundesliga Fanatic- The Top 25 Bundesliga Players (2) (3)

 

 

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