MLS expansion team have unveiled their logo, branding and colors. With a voiceover by Jon Champion, the video below provides a glimpse of what Atlanta United FC is all about, including shots of their stadium and what makes the MLS team so unique. Plus, the logo, branding and colors are […]
All indications are that Atlanta will be officially named as Major League Soccer’s newest franchise on Wednesday, and that Hotlanta, not Miami, will be the 22nd team in MLS. Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and MLS have scheduled a “major announcement” for Wednesday at 5pm in downtown Atlanta. Unlike Miami, […]
Well, “Atlanta”. It’s actually in Kennesaw, on the grounds of Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw is in Cobb County, northwest of Atlanta-proper. Did you know that everyone in Kennesaw has to own a gun? They don’t enforce that law, but it is on the books. Has been since ’82, I believe. […]
One of the biggest hits in viral soccer videos has been the hilarious “I’m On Setanta Sports” videos starring the Jose Mourinho and Sven-Goran Eriksson puppets. According to Setanta, the videos have received more than 500,000 hits on YouTube. But relatively little is known about the creators behind the videos… […]
A disappointing performance for DC United yesterday was made much worse yesterday by the outstanding performance of Christian Gomez and the goal scored by Facundo Erpen. Neither player would be in MLS if not for DC United’s superior scouting network, yet both players burned DC United on Sunday.
The 2010 World Cup clash between USA and England drew the fifth-best rating ever for a World Cup game. In addition to ranking behind the 1994 Romania-U.S. game (9.2), it trails only the 1994 Brazil-Italy final (12.8), the 1994 Brazil-U.S. game (10.4). The 2006 Italy-France final received an 8.6 rating. UPDATED: […]
Here is today’s TV/Internet schedule for matches being shown in the US: Everton vs Arsenal, 8:30am, NBCSN West Ham United vs Liverpool, 11am, CNBC Before, during or after today’s matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world. Have a wonderful Sunday.
Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features interviews with guests Jonathan Tannenwald and Jamie Goldberg Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, Soccer Morning features interviews with prominent journalists, players and coaches in addition to taking listener calls. Tannenwald will be on the show to discuss MLS TV ratings […]
The Columbus Crew dropped a 1-0 decision to the New York Red Bulls but won on aggregate 2-1, advancing to the MLS Cup final where they will face the Portland Timbers. New York won the second leg 1-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena on a header from forward Anatole […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declared that the Premier League champions had produced their best performance of the campaign after they drew 0-0 at in-form Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Chelsea have had little to shout about of late and although the result served only to move them up to 14th place […]
In the Premier League, a select few clubs can spend the GDP of small Pacific Island nations in order to improve their squad, and with every signing it can feel like the magic of the English game keeps being sucked away. Watching Jamie Vardy and Leicester does bring back a […]
Rarely in the book world does a tome come around that fundamentally alters the way we look at the subject for the better or worse. One such book is The Ugly Game by Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert, two members of The Sunday Times Insight Team. In the most important soccer […]
Anyone who has played soccer at any level will be familiar with certain truisms entrenched in the fabric of the game. At the highest levels of the game, though, the basic traits we’re taught as we learn the game — closing down opponents, working as a unit, springing into shape […]