Reviewing the weekend’s FA Cup, fifth round action, analysts Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer join host Richard Farley to look at the eight matches of the fifth round proper. That, and the trio talk about the future of Portsmouth as well as Chelsea (and England’s) conundrum in the wake of Ashley Cole’s ankle injury.
Reviewing the weekend’s FA Cup, fifth round action, analysts Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer join host Richard Farley to look at the eight matches of the fifth round proper. That, and the trio talk about the future of Portsmouth as well as Chelsea’s (and England’s) conundrum in the wake of Ashley Cole’s ankle injury.
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If you want to get a flavor for what it meant to Ecuador last night after their team beat Argentina away for the first time ever in their World Cup qualifying history, take a few minutes and savor the audio from Ecuadorian radio soccer announcer Patricio Javier Diaz. The passionate […]
Sam Allardyce has returned to club management after a short sabbatical by accepting an offer to manage Sunderland. Ellis Short, the reclusive American-based billionaire who owns the club stated the obvious when he said “Sam was the obvious best choice for the job.” Clearly Allardyce, whose record speaks for itself, […]
Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, and then what? The only other sure starters for the United States might be Fabian Johnson and Jermaine Jones, but even then, there are questions. Fitness issues mean US head coach Jurgen Klinsmann might talk himself into an XI missing one or both of those stalwarts. And […]
After a brief courtship that began after the resignation of Dick Advocaat, Sam Allardyce, unemployed after leaving West Ham United at the end of the 2014-15 Premier League season, has been hired as the new manager of Sunderland. The former Bolton, Newcastle and Blackburn boss has joined the club on […]
New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he cannot work with the club’s transfer committee. The existing set-up, implemented by owners Fenway Sports Group to ensure some sort of continuity with signings, was a constant frustration for predecessor Brendan Rodgers. However Klopp, used to a similar structure at former club Borussia […]
There’s no doubt that the FIFA video game has had a profound impact on helping grow the sport of soccer in the United States. It has become a staple among the younger demographic, influencing the youth to become familiar with all of the stars and clubs from around the world. […]
If the US had taken care of business at the Gold Cup this summer, this game would not have been necessary. But after losing to Jamaica in the semi-final, Jurgen Klinsmann must now get the US ready to play in the region’s biggest rivalry USA vs. Mexico. The winner goes to the 2017 Confederations Cup. […]
Four out of the top 25 most-viewed live soccer games on US television last weekend were shown on NBC Sports, with the number one most-viewed game being Chelsea against Southampton, which netted 948,000 viewers on NBC (Saturday, 12:30-2:30pm ET). On the heels of Chelsea-Southampton, 866,000 watched Arsenal against Manchester United […]
Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls as well as the latest updates on the soccer headlines. UPDATE: Alright, so here's the deal. @SoccerMorning won't be live today, but I am recording. Going to take blind calls, @bestsoccershow style. — Jason Davis (@davisjsn) October 8, 2015 You can listen to Soccer […]
New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp charmed a huge group of assembled media with an entertaining 26-minute press conference. Here are some of the highlights: On cutting short his year-long sabbatical. "I'm back in the race and it's the biggest honor I can imagine. It is the perfect next step for […]
Arsenal defender Gabriel has been handed a one-match ban by the Football Association after accepting a charge of improper conduct. The 24-year-old made headlines last weekend after clashing with Diego Costa and picking up a red card for kicking out at the Chelsea forward in the Gunners’ ill-tempered 2-0 defeat. […]
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is a major doubt for Saturday’s La Liga clash at home to Granada after suffering a shoulder injury in Madrid’s 4-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk. “The player has been diagnosed with a dislocated acromioclavicular joint in his left shoulder. His condition will be evaluated,” the […]
Sergio Aguero struck a last-gasp penalty winner as Manchester City came from behind to ignite their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach. It had looked like a familiar story of frustration and Joe Hart brilliance for City as Lars Stindl finally beat the visitors’ outstanding goalkeeper […]
“Das Reboot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]
In a Paris Saint-Germain team that includes players such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani, Angel Di Maria, Thiago Silva and Marco Verratti, it can be easy to overlook midfielder Blaise Matuidi. However, the France international may just be as important to his club as any of the aforementioned players. No, […]
Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain head coach Laurent Blanc admitted on Friday that his side may have to “let go” of one of their domestic cup competitions if they are to achieve their dream of winning the UEFA Champions League. PSG won a clean sweep of the domestic trophies last season, […]