Jef Mermansstadion, Merksem

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The stadium of SC Merksem bears the name of the greatest footballer who ever graced this suburb of Antwerp. Jef Mermans came back to his old stomping grounds aged 35 and after 15 seasons and 249 goals for Belgian giants Anderlecht. He would still play … Continued

Borussia Mönchengladbach – VfL Wolfsburg

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  Stadion im Borussia-Park, Mönchengladbach Visited 11/04/2009 Bundesliga: Borussia Mönchengladbach – VfL Wolfsburg 1-2 Attendance: 49.152 When I ordered the tickets for this contest over a month ago I did not anticipate that this afternoon the current (co)-leader in the Bundesliga would come … Continued

Episode 4 – The Conte Verde Adventure

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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5457891/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/513858/custom-color/d71212″ height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] The story of, probably, the most important ship in football history Music: Determintation by Borrtex is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Leave your comments at info@deheldenvanleon.be or at our … Continued

New England Revolution – Chivas USA

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  Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Ma. Visited 11/09/2008 Major League Soccer: New England Revolution – Chivas USA 4-0 Attendance: 7.606 The 6 States that make up New England; Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island, are not brimming with professional sports … Continued

TSV 1860 München – FC Hansa Rostock

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  Allianz-Arena, München Visited 13/05/2007 2nd Bundesliga: TSV 1860 München – FC Hansa Rostock 1-2 Attendance: 36.100 Maybe the name of the 2nd club of Munich is a bit misleading: the more than 20,000 members of the “TSV 1860 von München” will … Continued

Providence Park, Portland, Or., United States

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Construction: 1926 (extended and renovated in 1956, 1982, 2001 and 2011) Nicknames: The House Of Pane Previous names: Multnomah Civic Stadium, Civic Stadium, PGE Park, Jeld-Wen Field Current occupants: Portland Timbers (MLS), Portland Thorns (NWSL), Portland State University Vikings Previous occupants: … Continued

Episode 3 – Stranger Than Fiction

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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5409587/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/513858/custom-color/d71212″ height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Sometimes thinking outside of the box makes for a very weird game of football. Music: Over The Fence by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Leave … Continued

Episode 2 – Being Ala Urban

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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5354436/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/513858/custom-color/d71212″ height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] For young Ala Urban the game he’s about to start in might be the most important one of his life. Music: Rainbow (PON VI) by Kai Engel is licensed … Continued