There are football tours, there are serious football tours and then there was the epic journey undertaken by the Dallas Tornado. Led by the charismatic Bob Kap the team traversed the globe in a near eight month tour from 1967 to 1968 playing in 26 different countries including: Singapore, Cyprus, […]
In an interview with the BBC Michael Chopra has revealed that he is actively pursuing becoming an Indian international in the near future.
With his grandparents on his father’s side born in India, Chopra is eligible for the Indian national side, but could be delayed in making his debut due to the technical issues around securing the correct paperwork.
It’s Friday, so if you’re in the mood for I’d-rather-be-reading-than-working, here are several very revealing Premier League-related articles from around the world. Enjoy. “Credit Crunch Makes Premier League Clubs Feel The Squeeze” (The Telegraph). Read how the Credit Crunch, which started in the U.S., is having a major impact on […]
Bob Bradley’s selection for US camp preparing for the final qualifier of the semifinals of the group stage. Let’s look at each player and whether or not he has a national team future, given this is essentially a B team with a few exceptions. (Gibbs, Kljestan, Mastroeni and Ching are […]
Newcastle United has unveiled their third shirt for the 2012-13 season. Designed by Puma, Newcastle wore the shirt for the first time earlier this week in their Europa League match. The fluorescent-colored shirt features black trim, a rounded collar and the Newcastle United crest. It’s colorful, and it’s certainly a […]
After Ronald Koeman was confirmed as the new manager of Southampton FC earlier this week, what can Saints supporters and soccer fans expect from the new gaffer? The 51-year-old Dutchman, who recently guided Feyenoord to a second place finish in the Eredivisie, has signed a three-year deal. He will be […]
There are few men more qualified than Peter Schmeichel to weigh into the debate surrounding Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, and the legendary Dane has encouraged the current Red Devils No. 1 to make a swift decision regarding his long-term future. Schmeichel was speaking with World Soccer Talk after […]
It can be strongly argued as it will be here that the greatest player in American footballing history is finally coming home. Kasey Keller signed with the Seattle Sounders FC yesterday and while the club continues in USL-1 this season, Keller will play for the club next year in MLS. […]
“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]
Sixty-seven international games will be shown live across televisions and the Internet to viewers across the United States in the next week featuring must-see games including the CONCACAF Cup (USA-Mexico), Round 1 of World Cup qualifiers from South America, and the final two matches in Euro 2016 qualifying as several nations are on […]
Johan Cruyff believes Jose Mourinho is setting a bad example to young people with his behavior. Cruyff launched an attack on the former Chelsea manager and reopened his war of words with Louis van Gaal during an interview with Sky Sports News on Tuesday. Mourinho has come in for criticism […]
There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]
Former Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp is being lined up to become Liverpool's next boss after Brendan Rodgers was sacked. Here Press Association Sport looks at what the German will bring to Anfield should he be appointed. PERSONALITY Not an essential characteristic but certainly a welcome one. Klopp is a […]