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Goodbye, Kevin Keegan

Another Premiership manager bit the dust today as Kevin Keegan joined Alan Curbishley on the unemployment line. The “Geordie Messiah” was supposed to turn Newcastle’s fortunes around and make them a top-four contender, if you believe most of the Toon Army, but didn’t even last a full season’s worth of […]

Keegan Resigns Officially

Literally in the last few minutes, the BBC are reporting that Keegan has resigned due to the football structure of Newcastle United. He feels that his position has been completely undermined by Dennis Wise and Tony Jiminez. A hastily released statement by Keegan pointedly clarifies that his position has become […]

Interview With BigSoccer Founder Jesse Hertzberg

One of the top destinations on the Internet for soccer news and conversation is BigSoccer.com, but many of us don’t know much about the man who created the mega popuar site. That is, until now. Enjoy the interview with BigSoccer founder Jesse Hertzberg: The Gaffer (TG): When was BigSoccer launched […]

Sack Dennis Wise And Keep Kevin Keegan

If Mike Ashley wants to do the right thing and avoid being run out of Newcastle, he needs to sack Dennis Wise and get on his knees to convince Kevin Keegan to stay at Newcastle United. King Kev is hardly a master tactician but what he does have is an […]

Mike Ashley Drinking A Pint: Video

Mike Ashley drinking a pint? Here’s the video by popular request of the Newcastle owner guzzling a beer during his side’s recent 3-0 hammering by Arsenal. And if you’re a Geordie, what’s your opinion about commentator Steve Banyard’s stereotypical comment? [display_podcast]

PES 2009 Preview

PES 2009 isn’t scheduled for release in Europe until October 17, 2008 and in North America until November 12, but we have four different previews for you today. PES (Pro Evolution Soccer), by Konami, is the most critically acclaimed football video game title. PES 2009 will be available for the […]

How Not To Run A Football Club

Congratulations Mike Ashley and Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson on showing everyone how not to run a Premiership Football Club over the last 48 hours. Both of them have shown incredible levels of naivety in their experience of how to support a manager, keep the fans on side and lose all the good […]

Wenger Criticism Is Wide Of The Mark

In the immediate aftermath of Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat at Craven Cottage on  the second Saturday evening of the Premiership, several pundits queued up to pass judgement on Arsenal, the players who performed and the lack of signings. Two games into the season and Arsenal have no chance of winning anything, […]

Goodbye, Alan Curbishley

The first managerial departure of the season came today as Alan Curbishley resigned his post as West Ham manager. Curbishley had been at or near the top of the list of managers speculated to go, along with Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan, so this bit of news shouldn’t come as a […]

US Training Notes

I got the chance to spend some time at the US National Team’s training session today in preperation for the upcoming World Cup qualifying matches against Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago. Nineteen players are in camp, and the team was in high spirits and looked lively on the training pitch. […]

Impact Wins: MLS Falters

Longtime FC Dallas GK Matt Jordan kept a clean sheet as USL-1 side Montreal Impact advanced in the Champions League Even after DC United beats the Charleston Battery in tonight’s US Open Cup Final, USL will have achieved something tangible that MLS failed at attempting, and failed badly at: to […]

Alan Curbishley Resigns As West Ham United Manager

Alan Curbishley has handed in his resignation as manager of West Ham United. In a statement released by the club, West Ham confirms it has accepted the resignation, and has not yet announced any plans for a successor. Curbishley became manager of the club in December 2006, several months after […]

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