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This CONCACAF Gold Cup will be contested by watered down squads from the two traditional CONCACAF heavyweights, the USA and Mexico. Additionally, the failure of Trinidad & Tobago and Guatemala to qualify for this edition of the event opened the field up. Guadeloupe, a surprise package to everyone but myself […]

CONCACAF News & Thoughts

CONCACAF announced yesterday it is discontinuing its participation with COMNEBOL regarding the Copa Sudamericana. CONCACAF will continue to send teams to the more prestigious Copa Libertadores. “We regret that Mexico’s Copa Sudamericana designees Monterrey and Puebla will not participate in the tournament due to CONCACAF’s decision,” CONCACAF General Secretary Chuck […]

Could Martin Tyler Be Joining the ESPN 2010 World Cup Team?

It’s just a rumour right now, but it’s one which will have most football fans salivating. Is Martin Tyler in talks with ESPN to become one of the network’s commentators for its coverage of the 2010 World Cup? In an interview with Sports Illustrated published today, ESPN’s executive vice president […]

Total Loyalty

First a shout out to our readers in Canada. Happy Canada Day! In a world where loyalty is hard to come by, it’s still nice to know that in some part of the world it still exists. Case in point, Manchester United and Nemanja Vidic. But before I go into […]

Hull City Home And Away Kits For 09/10 Season Revealed

Umbro has unveiled the new home and away kits for Hull City for the 2009/10 season. The shirts feature Hull City’s new sponsor, Totesport. The home shirt features its typical amber and black colors. However, the black stripes that Hull normally wear are much thinner on the new shirt design. […]

Arsenal Third Kit For 09/10 Season Unveiled

Arsenal’s new third kit for the 2009/10 season has been officially unveiled on the Arsenal website. Designed and manufactured by Nike, the white shirt features redcurrant stripes and a polo collar. Further shirt details include a panel of horizontal stripes at the back of the shirt. Inside the collar is […]

Manchester City Experiences Technical Difficulties

It’s only fitting that with all of the hype and suspense surrounding the launch of Manchester City’s new website that the site came crashing down and never launched as planned at 9am BST today. In many ways, it has parallels to Manchester City last season after all of the hype […]

Your Summer Guide To The Best Football Books

I realized this past weekend that we’re so spoiled as soccer fans. We have access to practically anything that a English football fan desires. Live radio via the Internet, gazillion football matches on TV, blogs galore, English football magazines and even British tabloids at your local Barnes & Noble bookstore. […]

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