Yesterday’s announcement of a breakaway league from USL-1 had a great symbolic significance. It seems after many false starts and false hopes, outdoor soccer may finally be coming home to St Louis. November 10th, 2009 could very well be remembered for future generations as the day Soccer came home. St […]
When Brian Kidd was named caretaker manager of Manchester City on Monday, it brought me down memory lane. As a young Fort Lauderdale Strikers ball boy, Kidd had been one of the goal scoring heroes of mine. In 1982, when the Strikers signed Kidd, it was such a big deal […]
EA Sports has released a brand-new teaser video for FIFA 14 that features Gareth Bale in the colors of Real Madrid. Real Madrid officially confirmed the signing of Gareth Bale today for a transfer fee believed to be a whopping £86million. But video game maker EA Sports didn’t wait too […]
As the Serie A season returns with the start of a new year, the table is tight after an incredibly open first half of the season. There are currently eight teams in the middle of the Serie A table, all within two points of each other. With the likes of […]
A news flash on the Newcastle United homepage tipped me off to this. It is official, Kevin Keegan is returning to Newcastle United as manager. It will be Kevin’s third stint at St. James’ Park. He arrived as a player in 1982 and led the team back to the top-flight […]
Despite five postponements there was plenty of action in the Championship this weekend as the seven surviving games yielded over twenty four goals and a host of dramatic and entertaining football.
This week’s Championship game of the week also featured late drama in a game that included five goals, a dramatic comeback and a twist that all ensured an entertaining and gripping game at Vicarage Road.
Today, the countries in South America embark on Round 1 of World Cup qualifying in the CONMEBOL region with several high-profile games being played including Chile vs. Brazil, Colombia vs. Peru, Argentina vs. Ecuador, Bolivia vs. Uruguay and Venezuela vs. Paraguay. If you live in the United States, all of […]
Why is it so big? The number of Americans of Mexican descent is approximately 54 million people, or almost one-sixth of the United States population. The tight balance in the CONCACAF region makes every US-Mexico game a high stakes spectacle between two often evenly-matches teams. Mexico more or less dominated […]
Lionel Messi will stand trial for tax fraud in Spain, a Spanish court ruled on Thursday. The Argentine international and his father, Jorge, are accused to defrauding Spanish tax authorities of more than $5 million, accusations both parties deny. Despite prosecutors requesting charges be dropped, a judge has ruled that “rational […]
Jurgen Klopp has agreed to become Liverpool’s new manager and will officially sign his contract when he flies into Merseyside on Thursday evening. Press Association Sport understands all negotiations have been completed with the former Borussia Dortmund boss and confirmation from the club is likely to follow later today. Liverpool’s […]
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 […]