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Archives: Alexi Lalas

FOX Soccer Begins 2015 Just The Way They Did in 2014 With Vast Improvement Needed

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After signing Alexi Lalas to a lucrative contract as the newest addition to FOX Sports, you would have hoped that the addition of the Hall of Famer would have boosted FOX’s overall quality of its first soccer broadcast of 2015. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

Soccer Analyst Alexi Lalas Joins FOX Sports From ESPN

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Alexi Lalas, the soccer analyst that people either love or hate, will make his FOX Sports debut in January after leaving ESPN at the end of this month. As we reported in October (along with Awful Announcing), Lalas joins host … Continue reading

Alexi Lalas And Brad Friedel Close to Joining FOX Sports, Says Source

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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UPDATE (December 9, 2014): FOX Sports has confirmed that Brad Friedel will join the broadcaster as an analyst in 2015. FOX Sports is close to finalizing deals to acquire Alexi Lalas and Brad Friedel as its newest soccer analysts, says a … Continue reading

Kampion: A New Competitive Card Game Featuring Famous Soccer Players Now Available For Download

Posted on by Bo McMillan
Some of the playing cards featuring art by Adrián Oviedo, Asclê de Oliveira, Thiago Ramon Grizilli and many others.

There have been several times in my life when I’ve run across something that I didn’t even know I wanted. For example, there are artists that add monsters to thrift store paintings, turning boring into amazing. I want one of … Continue reading

Alexi Lalas Strikes Again In Argument About MLS Inferiority Complex

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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In Roger Bennett’s latest offering on ESPNFC.com, Alexi Lalas has once again said some incendiary things about soccer in the United States. In some cases Lalas is on the mark, but as is his custom, he overreaches and defeats his … Continue reading

Alexi Lalas Critique of US Based Fans Ignores Local Game Outside MLS

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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In March, Alexi Lalas loudly proclaimed that to be a true soccer fan in the United States, you must watch and support Major League Soccer. “Think globally act locally,” Lalas proclaimed. While the sentiment is nice, the promotion of Major … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: Alexi Lalas

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Eric Altshule sits down with a legend of American soccer, Alexi Lalas to discuss a myriad of different subjects. As always Lalas is very compelling and perhaps a tad bit controversial. A must listen for any American soccer fan.

Grant Wahl’s The Beckham Experiment: A Review

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Excellent sports’ writing is not simply about analyzing players, teams or organizations. It’s largely about painting a picture that fits into society’s perceptions of the surrounding world. It’s about writing a narrative and properly explaining the parts. It’s about playing … Continue reading

Causes of the Beckham Saga

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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David Beckham has now finally declared publically what the football loving public in the United States has suspected for weeks. Beckham has announced rather openly that he would like to stay in Milan. From a pure business standpoint, any transfer … Continue reading

Ruud Gullit: MLS on the Map

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Well Alexi Lalas said he wanted a sexy name and if published reports are to be believed he got one. Ruud Gullit may not be the right manager for the Galaxy but he certainly has a name in the world … Continue reading

Gullit Links Big News for Galaxy

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Well Alexi Lalas said he wanted a sexy name and if published reports are to be believed he got one. Ruud Gullit may not be the right manager for the Galaxy but he certainly has a name in the world … Continue reading

Coaching Rumors Range from Bizzare to Unrealistic

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Steven Cohen of World Soccer Daily seems convinced that Steve McClaren is going to be next manager of the Los Angeles Galaxy. Why would McClaren who has the England job, albeit tenuously and managed Middlesbrough be interested in a second … Continue reading

Coaching Rumors Bizzare and Unrealistic

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Steven Cohen of World Soccer Daily seems convinced that Steve McClaren is going to be next manager of the Los Angeles Galaxy. Why would McClaren who has the England job, albeit tenuously and managed Middlesbrough be interested in a second … Continue reading

Yallop Proving His Quality

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Three weeks ago many people including here on this site speculated aloud as to Frank Yallop’s coaching future and whether or not he’d be able to motivate his last place Los Angeles Galaxy team for the remained of the MLS … Continue reading

Pachuca Outclass Galaxy to win Superliga

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Pachuca is the little club that could. Late last night in front of a sellout crowd at the Home Dept Center they one their fourth trophy in nine months as they defeated a disgracefully outclassed LA Galaxy side in a … Continue reading

The Club of the Americas

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Pachuca is the little club that could. Late last night in front of a sellout crowd at the Home Dept Center they one their fourth trophy in nine months as they defeated a disgracefully outclassed LA Galaxy side in a … Continue reading

Figo Still an MLS Target?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Alexi Lalas told Marca Sports Daily on Friday that Luis Figo was still likely to come to MLS, although he will not be playing for the Galaxy. I’m not sure if this is just bluster by Lalas to get in … Continue reading

Mexico’s Continued Pain and Alexi Lalas

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I must admit having a new respect for the Mexican people today even if I still detest their national football team. They are a people who seemed to have so much hope that today they would finally remove the spell … Continue reading