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7 Ways that World Cup 2010 Will Change America

One of the things about the World Cup is that it puts the sport into perspective. With 64 games in one month, it’s easy to get a cross-section of where a country is. How well it’s doing relative to the other teams in the tournament. What the level of officiating […]

La Liga Review: Has Barcelona Been Figured Out?

A ridiculous question with what should be a simple answer.  First, a cursory investigation.  Is Barcelona on top of the standings in La Liga?  Yes.  Has Barcelona obtained sixty-one points from twenty-four matches, one more point than it had at the same point last season?  Check.  Does Barcelona have the […]

Bayern Munich Return To The Top

The Bavarian club achieved a great result after returning from the trip to Bremen with all three points to climb to the top of the Bundesliga standings. Their tenure at the top could be short lived as Bayer Leverkusen will take over the top position if they can win or just […]

Are the Best Young Players in the World Shunning the EPL?

Who are the very best young players in the world?  For the purposes of this article, “young players” are those no older than 22. First there are the obvious: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Alexandre Pato, Francesc Fabregas, Karim Benzema, etc.  Their class has been established before this mysterious “young” label […]

German Youth Success Reflects Positively On Bundesliga

With this weeks 4-0 drubbing of England u21s by the German u21s, Die Mannschaft completed a hat-trick of youth level European Championships (winning the u17, u19, and u21 tournaments). Such success indicates that the future of the Bundesliga is bright, and that while the Serie A begins a period of […]

Why The Bundesliga Is Better Than The Premier League

Find out why the Bundesliga is better than the Premier League according to blogger Double Pivot, as well as several other interesting articles I’m reading right now. Enjoy. 7 Reasons Why The Bundesliga Is Better Than The EPL (Bundesliga Talk) Champions League Group Previews: Group A and Group B (Champions […]

GolTV Tells Dish Network Customers To Switch

DISH customers can practically kiss their chances goodbye of seeing GolTV back on their satellite provider. The 24/7 soccer network says that it doesn’t see any compromise with DISH being reached in the near future and is recommending that DISH customers select an alternate source such as DirecTV. On August […]

GolTV Removed From DISH Network

As of August 1, GolTV – the 24/7 soccer network – has been removed from DISH Network due to a contract dispute. According to GolTV, “this occurs despite efforts to continue GolTV’s availability to Dish customers.” DISH Network, in retort, inserted this message when you hit the INFO button where […]

Liverpool Does the Right Thing: German Clubs Do Not

On the European Continent and on the British Isles the view of the Olympic football Tournament is completely different than in the rest of the world. In Europe the tournament is seen as more of a nuisance than anything, while among those in the Western Hemisphere and in Africa it […]

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Behind The Scenes At Opta, The Sports Data Company

In the kindest way possible, Opta is a soccer geeks dream-come-true. The sports data company headquartered in London is the hub of statistical data that is provided to companies worldwide. It is the engine that drives so much of the data to Sky Sports, The Guardian’s chalkboard, Twitter (via Opta […]

MLS attendances up 11% compared to last season

In a weekend of MLS matches, the attendances at DC United, FC Dallas and Montreal Impact were not terrific. The rest of the clubs did well with the exception of Philadelphia, who drew below their normal 18,000+. Orlando drew Seattle-like numbers for the LA Galaxy’s visit. Overall, attendance is up […]

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Jurgen Klopp will continue to be cautious with Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said on Wednesday he will not rush injury-prone striker Daniel Sturridge back into first-team action until the England international can prove he is more “robust.” Sturridge, 26, was on the bench for Saturday’s 4-1 demolition of erstwhile Premier League leaders Manchester City, the first time he […]

Earn up to $1,000 in free gear for your soccer team

If you’re a member of a soccer team, Miller Lite is offering you a chance for an exclusive sponsorship opportunity worth up to $1,000 toward custom gear. Imagine the equipment, clothing and gear you could get for your team with that amount of money. Anyone with a soccer team in […]