1. Tottenham Hotspur 08/09 Summer Friendlies

    If you have £500,000 ($991,502), you too can have Tottenham Hotspur play a friendly in your town. That’s the “participation fee” that Spurs reportedly demands. And if a beer sponsor pays that princely sum, Spurs will very likely play a … Continue reading

  2. Benitez Is Right To Rotate Lineup

    Despite former Sheffield United manager Neil Warnock’s furious claims to the contrary last season and more whining this week, Rafa Benitez has every right to rotate his squad for a game against a relegation-threatened team. This issue has come up … Continue reading

  3. Chelsea New Home Shirt 08/09: Pictures

    More pictures of Chelsea’s new home shirt for the 08/09 season have been released (thanks to the Football Shirts website). The photographs below were sent to fans to encourage them to pre-order the new kits. Enjoy. Noticeably there’s no mention … Continue reading

  4. Yanks Abroad Update

    Starting this week, every week I’ll be giving Yanks Abroad updates over at the Orlando Sentinel’s Soccer Blog. Check it out. Every week we’ll feature the best performances of the weekend. Here is this week’s installment Germany Steve Cherundolo played … Continue reading

  5. Rob Styles Demoted to League Two for a Weekend

    From the Daily Telegraph’s website: “A week after officiating at Blackburn’s Premier League game against leaders Manchester United, referee Rob Styles will be in charge of Saturday’s League Two match between Shrewsbury Town and Chester City. Styles turned down two … Continue reading