Sorry about yesterday. I lost the whole thing and couldn't get it back. So, let me get started.
The Big Story- Porto ARE officially in. The Portuguese Super Liga champions of last season are going to be in the UEFA Champions League. Why is it big news? Because it's Porto. Any European soccer fan knows that Porto are one of the most prestigious sides in Europe and they proved it in 2003-2004 when they won the Champions League under the "Special One." Last season Porto won first place in their group, which included Liverpool, Marseille, and Besiktas. On another note, Steau Bucurest (the Romanian champion) was also admitted amidst a scandal.
Interesting Story- Barry to.... Arsenal? Yeah, fans of both Liverpool and Arsenal have to be a little surprised about this one. Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Gareth Barry if talks with Liverpool falter. I'm really hoping that Barry comes to Anfield, but if they can't get the job done then I hope he does what is right for him.
One More Story- Where is Ronaldinho going to play next season? I have to say that this story is very interesting to me. Could Ronnie end up at Man. City or is he just delaying the inevitable. Milan or City or whatever, but we just want to know. I think that Man. City have a decent shot at this just because they have more money. If I was going to handicap it at this point, I'd say he's 70% to go to Milan and 30% to Man. City. And remember that we still have another chapter in this book. Remember he is wanting to play in the Olympics and I'm not sure what these teams will think of it. Regardless of what happens, he has given us many months of talk.
Today's Games- Super Liga junkies here you go! DC United will take on Atlante and Houston Dynamo will take on Chivas Guadalajara. Watch these games if you can, they should be decently entertaining. And if you have the will-power to watch UEFA Champions League 1st Qualifying Round Action, then go right ahead and do it. 10 matches are on the card today, enjoy! Not.
Thanks for your time and I hope you liked it. It's been Keeper and I'm out.