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Kirsten Schlewitz

  • joined Apr 10, 2008
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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Mafiosa extraordinaire for SBN Soccer Italia. Also can be found talking all things Napoli at The Siren's Song, and agonizing over Aston Villa at 7500 to Holte.
Decidedly non-monogamous when it comes to clubs, yet disdainful of those who choose more than one side per league.
Very fond of caps lock in times of stress. Which is often.

A Fan Of...

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  • General San Francisco Giants
  • FIFA Slovakia
  • EPL Aston Villa
  • MLS Seattle Sounders
  • Fantasy Ljajic & JoJo
  • Serie A Napoli
  • Tennis Janko Tipsarevic
User Blog

Valencia set to poach Cleverley?

Aston Villa were prepared to bring in Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, but it seems the La Liga side may be more eager to capture his signature.

Group E is for Evil

Bayern Munich, Manchester City and CSKA Moscow are all drawn together once more, and AS Roma completes Group E. Champions League Group of Death, anyone?

Time, TV and stream info for the UCL draw

Multiple TV channels in Europe will provide live coverage of the Champions League draw, but in case you're looking to watch live elsewhere, UEFA will graciously provide a feed.

Spurs sign Fazio from Sevilla

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The Argentine moves to Tottenham Hotspur on a four-year deal, rumored to be worth £8m.

2014-2015 Serie A preview: a quick glance

The 2014-2015 season in Italy's top flight promises to bring even more drama and excitement than recent years. Will Juventus be prevented from taking a fourth-consecutive title? And if so, which is...

Tottenham vs. QPR: Lineups

Harry Redknapp hands two players their Queens Park Rangers' debut, while Mauricio Pochettino makes two changes from last week's Spurs lineup.

Is Inler leaving too?

If rumors are to be believed, Napoli could go from three Swiss midfielders to zero by September. It seems Monaco are now pursuing Gokhan Inler.

Shakhtar's stadium racked by explosions

Two explosions hit Donbass Arena, located in Donetsk, early on Saturday. Shakhtar officials confirmed no casualties among stadium staff.

Benvenuto, Jonathan!

The Netherlands international is heading to Serie A, providing midfield depth as Napoli pursue a spot in the Champions League and dream of the title.

Ciao, Federico

The central defender moves from Napoli to Swansea on a four-year deal.

Yes, please, another central defender

Napoli seem to be in constant need of defenders, so it's not at all surprising that they'd pursue Manchester City center back Matija Nastasic.

Napoli vs. Bilbao: Lineups + Come Chat/Panic

Rafa Benitez has made some interesting lineup choices for Napoli's first leg against Athletic Club. Will his Napoli be able to come away with a result?

QPR, not Arsenal, for Edu Vargas

The Chile international is poised for a medical in London on Wednesday, but it's with Queens Park Rangers, who are looking to supplement their squad after their loss on opening day.

Please, no Britos

Napoli's first match of Champions League qualifying is less than eight hours away, but there's still plenty of speculation over who will start against Athletic Bilbao.

Napoli have the experience to beat Bilbao

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Napoli and Athletic Bilbao may have never met in a competitive fixture, but that doesn't mean the Azzurri players don't know how to get the win over the La Liga side.

Newcastle United vs. Manchester City: Lineups

There are plenty of new faces in the hosts' lineup, but will they be enough to trip up City in their pursuit of a second straight Premier League title?

Liverpool vs. Southampton: Lineups

Ronald Koeman takes charge of his first Premier League game for Southampton, but will he be able to find a result against title-hopefuls Liverpool -- and their squad of former Saints?

Manchester United vs. Swansea: Lineups

A spate of injuries means Louis van Gaal is handing debuts to two young United players. Will the visitors be able to take advantage?

Everton's Ross Barkley likely out 4-6 weeks

The midfielder will need to undergo further tests, but will definitely miss Saturday's match at Leicester City, and likely the entire first month of the Premier League season.

The squad for the Champions League qualifier

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The big names -- Marek Hamsik, Gonzalo Higuain, Dries Mertens -- are of course included in Napoli's Champions League squad. But the exclusions are a bit worrisome.

Lineups and Match Talk: Napoli v. PSG

Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi return to the San Paolo to reunite with Marek Hamsik and Napoli.

Italy, Racism and the new FIGC president

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Carlo Tavecchio's election as president of the Italian Football Federation is unlikely to reform the country's approach to the sport, and could, in fact, make things worse.

The best look at Parma you'll find

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Aston Villa face Serie A side Parma on Saturday. This is, quite possibly, the most detailed look at the Italian opposition that you'll be able to find.

And it's...Athletic Bilbao!

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Napoli have drawn what's possibly the most challenging non-seeded team in the tournament, and will face Athletic Bilbao in Champions League qualifying.

How to watch Napoli vs. Barcelona

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Barcelona take on Napoli in Geneva on Wednesday, and we've got all the information on how to watch live and follow along with the friendly.

Shopping around Britos?

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Rumor has it Napoli are looking to sell Miguel Britos, and Lazio just might be interested. But does Napoli have enough depth to let the defender go?

Crystal Palace sign defender Brede Hangeland

The ex-Fulham player will remain in the Premier League after signing a one-year deal with Tony Pulis's side.

The best matches of the Serie A season

It took until the end of July, but Serie A has finally released their fixtures. Here are the ones you can't miss in the first half of the season.

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