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MLS Supporters’ Shield Still Has Few Guarantees and Little Significance

Posted on by Drew Farmer

In the 16 previous Major League Soccer seasons, nine different franchises have lifted the top prize in United States and Canadian soccer – the MLS Cup – following the league’s playoffs. Since 1999, the league has given a secondary trophy … Continue reading

Feuerstein’s Fire Friday CONCACAF Champions League Review

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League Round 6 Review show Friday, October 26th 8PM EDT – 5PM PDT Reviewing games involving Houston, Real Salt Lake, Los Angeles, Toronto FC & Seattle Listen to internet radio with Feuersteins Fire on Blog Talk Radio

Antigua 1-2 US: EJ Bails Out Klinsmann…Or Does He?

Posted on by Earl Reed

As the clock pushed on towards the 90-minute mark on Friday night, most United States Men’s National Team supporters were dreading the worst. A 1-1 scoreline against the weakest team in Group A, yet another disappointing away result for a … Continue reading

Klinsmann’s Odd USMNT Roster Antics

Posted on by Earl Reed

The way that Jurgen Klinsmann has managed the selection and publicity of this weekend’s World Cup Qualifying roster for the Men’s National Team, you’d think this is a simple friendly and not a win or bust set of games. Last … Continue reading

Why Jozy Altidore’s Omission From The US National Team is a Good Thing

Posted on by Nathan Nipper

This week some American soccer fans have decried Jurgen Klinsmann’s decision to leave Jozy Altidore off the U.S. Men’s National Team roster for the two upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Antigua and Barbuda and Guatemala.  Altidore’s omission is a wise … Continue reading

Can You Flick It? A Subbuteo Story [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Spain doesn’t just rule the world in soccer, but they’re also champions in Subbuteo, the table soccer game that has long been a tradition in England and around the world. In this 30 minute documentary entitled “Can You Flick It? … Continue reading

Unbalanced Schedule Could Hurt MLS in The Champions League

Posted on by Earl Reed

So last night, overcoming Al Gore’s altitude prediction models, San Jose all but secured the Supporters’ Shield with a big 4-1 victory at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park against the Colorado Rapids. As pointed out by Earthquakes beat writer Robert Jonas, … Continue reading

Midweek Recap – Chicago Stumbles Again, Whitecaps Continue Chivas USA Misery

Posted on by Earl Reed

Two matches on Wednesday night, two completely different results for the playoff teams involved. Chicago 1:3 Philadelphia What is happening to Chicago? This is the second match in a row where the Fire looked outclassed. While that kind of result … Continue reading

Red Bulls News – Erik Soler Demoted For De Bontin

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

With three league matches remaining in the 2012 MLS Schedule, the New York Red Bulls have made a surprising switch at the top level of their club. Erik Soler has been demoted into an advisory role, and New York’s new … Continue reading

“Playing For Keeps”: Trailer For New Soccer Themed Movie Coming This Holiday Season [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s not often that a movie has a plot that involves soccer, especially when it’s a romance film. But “Playing For Keeps,” starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Dennis Quaid, does. Not only that but the … Continue reading

Looking Ahead – MLS Weekend Preview

Posted on by Earl Reed

With a new site design, we’re hoping to kick off some new ideas going forward. I will begin a series called, “Looking Ahead,” which will preview each weekend’s action. I’ll also try my hand at prognostication, which may or may … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips: Lessons Learned From Gameweek 5; Looking Ahead to Gameweek 6

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Heading into Gameweek 6, there’s plenty of things we can learn from Gameweek 5 that can help us in our Fantasy Premier League football: Ricky Lambert equals goals: Last year it was Grant Holt (6.1) — you know, the former … Continue reading

Feuerstein’s Fire Red Bull Special, CCL Week Four Review

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Feuerstein’s Fire #117 Red Bulls Hour Special Thursday, September 20th 8:00PM EDT – 5:00PM PDT Re-Capping the two home games against the Columbus Crew and Sporting Kansas City 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage Week Four Review Show Friday, September … Continue reading

Weekend Results Tighten Eastern Conference Race

Posted on by Robert Hay

Injuries, an international break, and a bevy of good matches gave MLS fans a number of games to watch Friday and Saturday.  With the number of games to be played dwindling, every match-up takes on that much more importance, and … Continue reading

Real Madrid Third Shirt for 2012-13 Season [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Real Madrid has unveiled their new third shirt for the 2012-13 season. Designed by Adidas, the new Real Madrid third shirt is a dark green. Modeled by Xabi Alonso (see above photo), the Real Madrid third shirt will debuted today … Continue reading

Feuerstein’s Fire World Cup Qualifying Special

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

2014 World Cup Qualifying USA Vs Jamaica Pre & Post Game Shows Tuesday, September 11th Pre-Game 30 Minutes 7:30PM EDT – 4:30PM PDT Post Game 10PM EDT – 7PM PDT 60 Minutes Listen to internet radio with Feuersteins Fire on … Continue reading

MLS Economics – End The Salary Cap Mystery

Posted on by Earl Reed

Must we perpetually deal with the cloak-and-dagger nature of the salary cap situation in Major League Soccer? There is nothing like watching international players enter the league, primarily to the Big Two teams of Los Angeles and New York, when … Continue reading

New Markets Are Challenging MLS Appeal For Europe’s Name Players

Posted on by Robert Hay

In the beginning, MLS was a little league that merited little notice internationally.  On occasion an all star went overseas and their previous career was noted by pundits, but MLS itself was paid little heed by the Sky Sports of … Continue reading