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Man City To Launch New Home Shirt With Rock Concert

Manchester City are scheduled to announce on Friday a one-of-a-kind concert to coincide with the launch of their new home football kit for the 2009-2010 season, according to an insider. The event will be organized in conjunction with Umbro and is entitled “Live From City.” The concert will feature headliner […]

Do We Ask Too Much Of Our International Sides?

Yesterday, I asked the question of implementing live video review in football. Today’s question is: are our expectations too high for international football? I enjoyed your responses to yesterday’s article. Please weigh in with your feelings on international football in the comment section below. It is easy to hold one’s […]

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 […]

Steven Wells: RIP

It’s with great sadness to report that Steven Wells, one of the most remarkable and creative writers in the football business, died yesterday of cancer. Wells, nicknamed Swells, was best known for his work in The Guardian where he wrote countless classic articles on sensitive football-related topics that most writers […]

Changing attitudes

It is fair to say that US football is not seen in a very positive light on the British side of the pond. There are years of prejudice to overcome, but the national team’s impressive display at the Confederations Cup are helping to change the attitudes of British football fans […]

Spain’s EPL Stars Shut Out In South Africa

Wednesday’s Confederations Cup semifinal between the United States and Spain had David v. Goliath written all over it. Coasting to the semis with three wins out of three, it looked like Spain was about to teach the US a lesson in tiki-taka. With the US advancing to the semis after […]

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