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Author Archives: Kristan Heneage

Why Chelsea Need A Creative Playmaker

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

There’s a beautiful phrase in Brazilian football that was applied to the national side a few years ago. “They have too many Piano carriers and not enough Piano players.” When I first heard it I instantly integrated it into my … Continue reading

Kwame Darko Interview: Rapper, Producer and Soccer Athlete

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

Kwame, best known by many as a rapper and producer, also was a soccer star in college for the University of Maryland. While his college playing days are behind him, Kwame is friends with many U.S. soccer stars. Here’s the … Continue reading

Why Fans of EPL Clubs Should Give MLS Another Chance

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As a Brit and Newcastle United supporter, I must give credit for this piece to one of our readers, ‘Clampdown’. In the article on our sister site MLS Talk about how The Guardian dismisses Major League Soccer as not a … Continue reading

Why the English Find MLS a Strange Experience

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

As our owner and head honcho The Gaffer highlighted last week, The Guardian podcast snubbed MLS deeming it not a ‘Major league’. Quite ironic for the satirist’s amongst you given it’s name but that’s irrelevant. Now before I reel of … Continue reading

Dax McCarty Interview

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

Editor’s note: MLS Talk blogger Kristan Heneage had the fortunate opportunity of speaking to rising star Dax McCarty last week before the season began. Here is the transcript of the interview: Kristan Heneage (KH): You were drafted around November, albeit … Continue reading

All Newcastle United Needs Is 11 Cheik Tiotes

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

He’s been one of the bargains of the season. The Ivorian defensive midfield who joined Newcastle for £3.5m has taken to the league like he’d played in it for years. I recently went to see Birmingham against Newcastle at St … Continue reading

MLS ’11 Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps FC

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Team Name Vancouver Whitecaps FC Stadium and Location Empire Field Coach (with record as MLS coach) Teitur Thordarson (ICE) 2010 LEAGUE RESULTS: 2nd in NASL conference 5th overall. 2010 REVIEW: A strong finish in the conference saw them finish behind … Continue reading

2011 MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders

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Team Name Seattle Sounders FC Stadium and Location Qwest Field, Seattle, Washington. Coach (with record as MLS coach) Sigi Schmidt (GER) (14-10-6) 2010 LEAGUE RESULTS: 4th in Western Conference, 6th Overall. 2010 REVIEW: A solid season for the Sounders saw them finish well … Continue reading

MLS ’11 Preview: Portland Timbers

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Team Name: Portland Timbers Stadium and Location: PGE Park, Portland Oregon Coach (with record as MLS coach): John Spencer (First season as Head Coach) 2010 LEAGUE RESULTS: 3rd in the USL Conference table . (4th Overall) 2010 REVIEW: A 3rd place finish in the … Continue reading

The Return From Obscurity Of Stephen Ireland

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In the wake of a manic transfer deadline day that saw Andy Carroll join Liverpool for ?35 million and Fernando Torres join Chelsea for ?50 million, Stephen Ireland’s loan move to Newcastle from Aston Villa slipped under the radar. It … Continue reading

Jack Wilshere Another Player Putting The Twit in Twitter

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

Managers have it hard. This statement is not a ground breaking one. In recent times coaches have had to become more adept at addressing their player’s needs and dealing with different personalities. It’s one thing to stop your player talking … Continue reading

MLS ’11 Preview: L.A. Galaxy

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Team Name: Los Angeles Galaxy Stadium and Location: The Home Depot Centre, Carson California. Coach (with record as MLS coach) Bruce Arena (USA) Record last year, 18-7-5 2010 LEAGUE RESULTS: Pts: 59 Record: 18-7-5 1st in Western Conference. 2010 REVIEW: … Continue reading

MLS ’11 Preview: Columbus Crew

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Editor’s note: In our daily MLS 2011 Preview, the next team to be reviewed and analyzed is Columbus Crew. Will the Rodney Dangerfield of MLS be able to earn more respect in 2011? Read Kristan’s preview and predictions… Team Name … Continue reading

Alejandro Bedoya Interview

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

Editor’s note: MLS Talk blogger Kristan Heneage recently had the opportunity to interview U.S. international Alejandro Bedoya. The 23-year-old midfielder currently plays his soccer for Örebro in the top flight division of Sweden. Raised in South Florida, Bedoya represents another … Continue reading

New York Red Bulls: The Man Management Nightmare

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There is no denying New York Red Bulls have some fantastic talent in their roster. Theirry Henry and Rafa Marquez, these are players that have won trophies and have been a part of great teams. Last season they even boasted … Continue reading

11 Least Impressive Premier League Summer Buys So Far This Season

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With it being February the league is just over halfway complete. Accordingly, I thought I’d choose the eleven players that have impressed me the least this Premier League season. Consider it a mid-term report of sorts. Could your club or … Continue reading

Why David Beckham Should Be in L.A. Right Now

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

I remember when David Beckham announced he was leaving Real Madrid not to somewhere in Europe but to MLS. Instant speculation from both fans and pundits alike cited the money as the deciding factor for his move, after all, why … Continue reading

Blackburn’s Owners Are Having the Last Laugh

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

When it was announced that Venky’s, an indian company specializing in chicken processing, had bought Blackburn, numerous atrocious puns about ‘falling fowl’ began circulating. When one of the club’s new owners claimed to have never seen a football game, many … Continue reading