Archive | December 13, 2012

Lone Udinese football fan wins hearts in Italy

A football fan has stolen media attention in Italy after being the only supporter to show up to watch his club play an away game in the top league.  Udinese fan Arrigo Brovedani was the club’s sole supporter in Genoa for a Serie A match against local team Sampdoria. The 30-something wine merchant found himself […]

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Ex-Banker Aims to Help Scouts Hunt for Another Messi

Soccer teams are using video more than ever to find new players, although scouts say there’s no substitute for the naked eye. The sport’s transfer window reopens Jan. 1, and a team’s success in the world’s annual $2 billion player-trading market can mean the difference between Champions League millions or bankruptcy. Companies such as Wyscout […]

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