Premier League Clubs Chasing The Money: Where Will It End?
Premier League Clubs Chasing The Money: Where Will It End?

Off the pitch, it’s been a really poor few weeks for English football. People wanting to renegotiate TV deals, and now suggestions that relegation should be scrapped. How long before the Premier League gains a backbone and stops being the Far East’s cheap hooker? I’m not even a Bolton fan, […]

Jimmy Conrad Interview: Exclusive Chat With MLS Legend
Jimmy Conrad Interview: Exclusive Chat With MLS Legend

Q: Despite having to retire ‘early’ you were still able to play up until the age of 34, what do you consider your career highlights? A: It’s hard to deviate from the obvious choices of playing in the 2006 World Cup, scoring my one and only goal for the National […]

Sports Academy USA Aims to Bring Quality British Soccer Players to USA
Sports Academy USA Aims to Bring Quality British Soccer Players to USA

As soccer fans, we often assume that players have it all. However when I asked Sam Craven what motivated him and business partner Lance Stimpson to set up ‘Sports Academy USA,’ he told me “I just wanted more from life.” Up until recently Craven had been plying his trade with […]

Interview With Kevin Hartman, FC Dallas Goalkeeper: Exclusive
Interview With Kevin Hartman, FC Dallas Goalkeeper: Exclusive

July saw Kevin Hartman named MLS’s MVP of the month. He follows that accolade with an inclusion into our MLS Legends feature. The 37-year old currently leads the league in minutes, and we caught up with Kevin on the way to practice. He told us all about his stock portfolio, […]

Mike Ashley Unravels his Business Plan at Newcastle United
Mike Ashley Unravels his Business Plan at Newcastle United

Like something from Footballers Wives or Dream Team, Freddy Shepherd was one of football’s characters. Be it defaming the women of Newcastle or bringing Michael Owen to Tyneside, the former Newcastle United chairman has engrained himself into the history of the club rightly or wrongly. You could argue Mike Ashley is […]

Jaime Moreno Exclusive Interview: MLS Legend
Jaime Moreno Exclusive Interview: MLS Legend

When you think of Bolivian football it’s hard to look past the name Jaime Moreno. One half of the lethal Etcheverry-Moreno partnership in the 90’s that saw DC dominate the league, Moreno also spent time in England with Middlesbrough. Now coaching DC United’s next generation, he took time out to […]

Shortsighted England Stumble to 1-1 Draw in European u21 Championship
Shortsighted England Stumble to 1-1 Draw in European u21 Championship

A barely populated stadium in Denmark played host to England’s opening group game of the 2011 U21 European Championship Sunday night. A difficult test awaited the players, pitted against tournament favorites Spain who, like England, boasted an impressive array of their domestic leagues young talent. The Spanish youngsters, much like […]

Luke Rodgers: From The Meadows to the Big City
Luke Rodgers: From The Meadows to the Big City

The first time I heard Luke Rodgers was moving to New York Red Bulls was when it fell through. He was turned down for a visa due to an affray charge. The dream seemed all but over for the diminutive striker. This however was not my first memory of Birmingham […]

Cobi Jones Interview: Exclusive Chat With MLS Legend
Cobi Jones Interview: Exclusive Chat With MLS Legend

Cobi Jones is considered a legend of US Soccer and MLS. Having played in Europe, South America and for his beloved LA Galaxy, Jones truly is a great of the US game. The 4th of June sees him inducted into the Hall of Fame alongside former team mate Eddie Pope, […]

Why Charlie Adam’s Departure From Blackpool Will Be A Certainty
Why Charlie Adam’s Departure From Blackpool Will Be A Certainty

Often when a team is relegated the first thing to hit the owner’s desk is a transfer request especially when players are looking to secure their moves prior to holidays and pre-season. This is no different with Blackpool who, despite going down, were this season’s surprise package. Former truck driver […]

Alexi Lalas Exclusive Interview: Names His All-Time USMNT XI
Alexi Lalas Exclusive Interview: Names His All-Time USMNT XI

Alexi Lalas is an icon of American soccer. Whether it was his nine years of professional experience playing in Italy, Ecuador and MLS, or his international career for the United States where he starred in the 1994 World Cup, Alexi has always been a talking point. He is now a […]

Why Chris Hughton Should Be the Next West Ham United Manager
Why Chris Hughton Should Be the Next West Ham United Manager

Underneath the club crest by the tunnel at Upton Park reads: “The Academy of Football”. After all, in recent years they have produced some fantastic British talent. Rio and Anton Ferdinand, Glen Johnson, Frank Lampard, Michael Carrick, Joe Cole, Jermain Defoe and even John Terry spent time with the club […]

Charles N’Zogbia to Newcastle United: Transfer Rumour
Charles N’Zogbia to Newcastle United: Transfer Rumour

In football rumors of transfers are rife, more so when the season draws to a close and clubs begin to plan their deals and targets for the summer. Of course many of these supposed tip offs are nonsense claiming that ‘Frank Ribery has been seen in Manchester Airport’ or that […]

Vincenzo Bernardo Interview
Vincenzo Bernardo Interview

I recently interviewed Vincenzo Bernardo, the Italian-American who was once of Napoli and now plays his soccer in Austria. He was born in New Jersey and reminds me a lot of Giuseppe Rossi. Visit his website at www.vincenzobernardo.net and follow him on Twitter at @VB10. Kristan: Moving to Italy at […]

5 Key Decisions That Sunderland Need to Make This Summer
5 Key Decisions That Sunderland Need to Make This Summer

There was an audible sense of relief on Wearside Saturday and for a change it was the home fans going away happy. The weekend saw a 4-2 win against relegation threatened Wigan Athletic for Sunderland. However like so often recently for Sunderland they made it hard for themselves, and Sunderland’s […]

Teal Bunbury Interview: Exclusive
Teal Bunbury Interview: Exclusive

Teal Bunbury is a man on a mission. Leading the line for Sporting KC and with aspirations to play both abroad and for the United States, he knows it’s going to take a lot of hard work. He kindly sat down with me to talk about his good friend Juan […]

Where Does Ian Holloway’s Blackpool Go From Here?
Where Does Ian Holloway’s Blackpool Go From Here?

When he was interviewed on Saturday night Ian Holloway cut a desolate figure. The color drained from his face. You have to question whether it had dawned on him that his early season high flyers Blackpool are now very much entrenched in a relegation scrap. In stark similarity to Hull […]