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Guide to a City’s Soccer Clubs: Dublin, Ireland

The first and most important thing to note about Dublin is that it is not a soccer city. Soccer falls below rugby and Gaelic football on the priority list and many local soccer fans tend to follow the out of town clubs. That said, there is a great soccer scene in Dublin and the city…

Florence

Guide to a City’s Soccer Clubs – Florence, Italy

“Even a magnificent city such as Florence becomes more intriguing if there is a demon at work in the alleys.” ― Chris Bohjalian, The Light in the Ruins Every year millions of people travel to Florence, Italy but rarely do they do so to watch soccer. The major attractions are incredibly familiar – Michelangelo’s David,…

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Guide to a City’s Soccer Clubs – Edinburgh

Edinburgh and Glasgow are Scotland’s largest cities, and both have their own claims as to how they influence Scottish society. Edinburgh is more stately, the capital city steeped in history and the reminders of the power of Scotland through its past. Glasgow tends to be seen more as the future, trendy city with its modern…

Guide to a City’s Soccer Clubs – Berlin

For American soccer fans beginning their soccer journey, choosing a European club for which to root can be tough. Some pick based on family heritage, some on the players, and some based on a book on which the club is the subject of a writer’s neuroses. Some, however, choose a club because of a favorite…

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