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  1. Argentina v Mexico: Best Yet?

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    Without a doubt, this has got to be the best match of the World Cup thus far. In the first 10 minutes, there’ve been two goals (Argentina 1-1 Mexico). The pace is frenetic. The crowd is loud and passionate. This … Continue reading

  2. ABC and ESPN

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    I’m not sure which is worse. With ESPN partnering with ABC for the World Cup coverage in America, does this drag the ABC name through the mud? Or is the other way around?

  3. ABC Drops Another Clanger

    2010 -- Dave O'Brien

    I have to admit that ABC commentator Dave O’Brien’s work is improving as each match unfolds, but the man is as passionate as a dead fish. Perfect example was one of the key moments of today’s Germany against Sweden second-round … Continue reading

  4. Doubts About England Selection

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    I have severe concerns about Sven’s selection for tomorrow’s match against Ecuador. He’s essentially fielding a 4-5-1, although actually it’s a 4-1-4-1 with Rooney up front, and a midfield comprising Beckham, Gerrard, Lampard and Cole. The back four will be … Continue reading

  5. Grading the US Roster post World Cup

    Soccer: World Cup Qualifier-Mexico at USA

    GRADING BY MICHAEL HALEY WITH ADDITIONAL COMMENTS BY KARTIK KRISHNAIYER 1 Howard – DNP Kartik’s Thoughts: Could he have made the critical save that sparked this team? Keller surely didn’t. 2 Albright – DNP Kartik’s Thoughts: This team sorely missed … Continue reading

  6. Assessing Arena

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    Arena in full control during the 2002 World Cup/YahooSports John O’Brien’s goal against Portugal in 2002 sent Arena’s side on its way to a deep World Cup run/yahoospots Assessing Arena Prior to the 2002 World Cup Bruce Arena tempered the … Continue reading

  7. Full USA Elimination Coverage

    USA FANS

    Tonight or early Tomorrow Eastern Time: What mistakes did Bruce Arena make? Saturday: Which players stood out for the United States in this World Cup, and which players fell flat on their faces Sunday: What changes do the US Soccer … Continue reading

  8. Expectations Unfulfilled

    Soccer: World Cup Qualifier-Mexico at USA

    The 2006 United States World Cup squad not only had higher expectations than any previous American team but also more interest in the team back home in the United States. Today’s devastating (and controversial) loss to Ghana was just the … Continue reading

  9. D-Day For America, Part II

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    It all comes down to this. One game, which will define the 2006 World Cup for the US Team. Lose or draw, and the US team will be considered a disappointment. Win, and hope that Italy beats Czech Republic, and … Continue reading

  10. The Stakes could not be Higher

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    Four years of speculation and anticipation will end for those of us obsessed with US Soccer tomorrow as our side faces a mammoth challenge to reach the knock out stages of Germany 2006. We must beat Ghana, which involves scoring … Continue reading

  11. Don’t Forget About the Premiership

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    Blink and you may miss it, but tomorrow the English Premiership will be releasing their schedule for the 2006/2007 season. As soon as it’s available, we’ll post the opening day fixtures on the EPLTalk.com homepage. Who will Chelsea play on … Continue reading

  12. England’s Problem

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    England’s first-half performance against Sweden yesterday was their best 45 minutes for as long as I can remember. But, as so often happens in football, it was a game of two halves. During the second half, England’s defense fell apart … Continue reading

  13. Random World Cup Thoughts

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    I grew up watching Gerd Mueller, the all time leading goal scorer in World Cup History in his NASL stint with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. (where he played alongside worldwide greats Elias Figeroua, Nene Cubilias and George Best). Mueller’s record … Continue reading

  14. England Ready for Sweden

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    The stage is set for England. All they need is a draw against Sweden to guarantee first place in Group B, which means they would play Ecuador on Sunday morning (11am ET) If England loses this afternoon, they’ll play Germany … Continue reading

  15. BBC Five Live Interview Now Available

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      Great news. I was interviewed tonight by Rhod Sharpe for BBC Radio Five Live’s show, Up All Night. You can listen to the interview right here, right now. Let me know what you think of it!