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Top 5 Highlights of American Soccer in 2009

As promised last week, here are my highlights from 2009 in American Soccer, in no particular order: U.S. National Team Beats Spain in Confederations Cup Semi-Finals: On June 24, 2009, in the Semi-Finals of the Confederations Cup, the U.S. National Team, which barely advanced out of the group stage, managed […]

Want To Grow Soccer In The US: It Takes Honest Criticism Not A Pollyanna Approach

Labor Day has come and gone, the sun is setting earlier, and, even here in Houston, the air contains a slight fall crispness. Yes, the Summer of Soccer is over, and what an interesting summer it has been. Back on Father’s Day, like a Phoenix, the US National Team rose […]

A Toast to the US Soccer Fan as We Await the Confederations Cup Final

As both a fan and observer of American Soccer in general and the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) in particular, Confederations Cup 2009 has been a rollercoaster with amazing emotional highs and lows. As we all know, the US started this tournament with back to back losses, first losing to […]

Jay DeMerit and Charlie Davies: Profiles in Player Development

Two of the biggest stars in the Confederations Cup for the United States have been Jay DeMerit and Charlie Davies. Both are players that did not come up through the traditional development system for US Soccer (including the National Academy in Bradenton, Florida which neither attended) and both are players […]

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Leeds United v Man United, 1968-69: Video Flashback

Today’s video flashback is from the late 1960s when two quality teams, Leeds United and Manchester United, faced each other at Elland Road. The video footage is interesting for several different seasons. It’s in black and white. Plus you get to watch the opening of the show for a program […]

Man United’s Wayne Rooney Reignites Fergie Feud, Blaming The Scot for His Poor Form Last Season: Nightly Soccer Report

Here are tonight’s world soccer news headlines: Premier League Man United’s Wayne Rooney reignites Fergie feud, blaming the Scot for his poor form last season — 101GG Wayne Rooney blames Fergie for playing him out of position; Old Rooney tweet states otherwise — 101GG Man City players, coaches and Pellegrini […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]