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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 19

The Week 19 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 19 145 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   92,650     1   15,378     15,194     121   2007   25,407   -72.58%   5   15,897   3.37%   15,449   1.68%   122   2008   18,584   -26.85%   6   16,467   3.59%  […]

Take Me Out to the Ballgame Week – 18

The Week 18 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 18 137 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   11,399     7   15,564     14,549     120   2007   15,894   39.43%   6   15,966   2.58%   15,024   3.26%   117   2008   13,013   -18.13%   6   16,524   3.50%  […]

Manchester City, Sporting Lisbon, Tottenham Hotspur joins Red Bulls New York in the Barclays New York Challenge

The dog days of summer has come to the NYC, Northern NJ, Southern CT, tri-state area. Even though the weather is extremely hot, the football will be even hotter when two of the top premiership clubs in Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur joins Portuguese first division side Sporting Lisbon to play […]

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 15

The Week 15 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 15 117 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   15,853     12   14,761     14,721     100   2007   14,650   -7.59%   6   14,948   1.26%   15,143   2.87%   103   2008   18,529   26.48%   6   16,629   11.25%  […]

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Do We Really Need A New Football?

Football’s magnificence lies in it simplicity. The rules, the tactics, the culture have adopted their own complexities over the years, but boots, nets, linesmen, banners and songs all become luxuries when we acknowledge the lovers of the game would play in the mud in bare feet if they had to. […]

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CONCACAF Cup: Jurgen Klinsmann vs. Tuca Ferretti is a battle between 2 different coaching beliefs

The major qualm with Jurgen Klinsmann when he was hired by the United States became embodied in Philipp Lahm’s autobiography, where the Bayern legend and former German international portrayed Joachim Loew as the real tactical mind behind the 2006 Nationalmannschaft. Klinsmann dwelled on fitness, never talked about tactics, and left […]

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Who is Issa Hayatou, world soccer’s acting FIFA President?

Now that Sepp Blatter, the most powerful man in world soccer, has been suspended from all soccer-related activities for the next 90 days, Issa Hayatou will serve as the interim FIFA President until a new one is appointed in February 2016 when the FIFA presidential elections happen. But up until now, […]

FIFA suspends Blatter, Platini and Valcke from soccer-related activities for 90 days

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, UEFA President Michel Platini and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke have all been provisionally suspended for 90 days by FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, after being investigated over corruption allegations. The three are banned from any soccer-related activity in the interim. They deny any wrongdoing. While Valcke has already […]