1. Euro 2008 Recap–Day 4

    An alarming trend is developing after one round of games at Euro 2008 — eight matches have been played so far, and only one of them has featured goals from both teams. Once a team takes the lead, they’re basically … Continue reading

  2. Spain v Russia, Halftime Thoughts

    Spain are off to a great start against the Russians, here are some of my observations this far. Spain are two goals ahead from David Villa, who looks sharp and full of confidence today. There was no way he could … Continue reading

  3. Euro 2008 Group D Match predictions

    So after getting both results spot on yesterday (I must have typed Italy when I really meant Holland!! Haha!), today gives us another great clash to look forward to with Spain’s first game of Euro 2008. The perennial underachievers will … Continue reading

  4. Euro 2008 Recap–Day 3

    It’s fair to say that the third day of Euro 2008 didn’t necessarily provide us with entertaining soccer for the duration of both games (certainly not in the first one), but the results of those games were perhaps the most … Continue reading

  5. ESPN Fútbol Channel?

    A few years ago there were rumors milling in Bristol, CT about the possibility of ESPN trying to buy Gol TV. That rumor evaporated alongside the Dave O’Brien experiment. With the Worldwide Leader in Sports trying to justify that self-proclaimation, … Continue reading

  6. 15 Years On: USA 2-0 England

    Ian Wright Challenges John Doyle/English FA archives Fifteen years ago today in Foxboro, MA the US National Team recorded one of its most important pre World Cup 1994 victories with a 2-0 win over England. For me personally as a … Continue reading

  7. Euro 2008 Group C Predictions

    So, after watching Croatia give a wonderful impression of England and Germany win their first game at Championships since 1996, today gives us the first day we’ve been waiting for. Group C is the Group of Death, where one of the big … Continue reading

  8. Post Match Thoughts

    In front of what must be regarded as one of the largest and most ruckus pro US crowds in sometime, the national team drew 0-0 with Argentina, who is currently ranked #1 by the odd formula that constitutes the FIFA … Continue reading

  9. Euro 2008 Recap–Day 2

    Was it just me, or did you all also get a sense of déjà vu when watching today’s action from Group B? I felt like I was witnessing yesterday’s games all over again. Consider: • Both yesterday’s first game and … Continue reading

  10. Matchday: US v Argentina

    UPDATE: US LINEUP ———————-Johnson———————- ———————-Donovan——————– Beasley———————————Dempsey ————–Bradley——Mastroeni————– Pearce—–Califf———-Onyewu—-Cherundolo ———————Howard——————– No Freddy Adu in the starting lineup and Landon Donovan is getting his 100th cap. Thoughts? Leave a comment here or join us for the game chat over at the Third … Continue reading

  11. MLS Operating in a Vacuum

    We want this league to succeed. For the future of the sport it must not only survive but thrive. However, as the European Championships heat up, Brazil is about to face Argentina in a critical COMNEBOL qualifier, the African nations … Continue reading

  12. Euro 2008 Group B Match Predictions

    So yesterday saw Portugal and the Czech Republic take massive strides to joining the last and their potential opponents all open their accounts today. We’ve two David and Goliath clashes here in terms of history and ability and we could … Continue reading

  13. MLS in a Vacuum

    We want this league to succeed. For the future of the sport it must not only survive but thrive. However, as the European Championships heat up, Brazil is about to face Argentina in a critical COMNEBOL qualifier, the African nations … Continue reading

  14. Euro 2008 Adventure: Day Two (Zurich)

    I arrived safely in Zurich this morning after almost 24 hours of traveling from the States. I’m exhausted but so glad I’ve made the trip.Surprisingly Zurich hasn’t caught football fever yet. The city is pretty silent although the city centre … Continue reading

  15. Euro '08 Recap–Day 1

    The 13th edition of the European Championships started out in decent fashion today, as both games had their exciting moments and neither ended in draws. The picks of many to advance from Group A, Portugal and the Czech Republic, both … Continue reading