Who is the real target demographic of professional soccer in the U.S.? Is it Soccer Moms? Is it Soccer players? Is it Latino people? Sure, Soccer Moms, Latinos and Soccer players make up some of the peripheral targets, but who makes up the core target? One U.S. pro soccer fan thinks he’s the core […]
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Most of the news surrounding Manchester United this week deals with Gary Neville and the comments he made questioning goalkeeper David De Gea’s ability or lack thereof following the Spaniard’s failed clearance that led to the decisive and equalizing goal from Clint Dempsey at White Hart Lane last weekend. It […]
Setanta’s team of pundits for the 2007/2008 season is continuing to grow. In the past few months, they announced that Steve McClaren McManaman, Angus Young and Steve Bower will join the Irish company. Setanta has added Les Ferdinand to their ranks and The Guardian is reporting that Emmanuel Petit is […]
With Ashley Cole being recognized as the best left back on the planet for much of the past decade, chances have been at a minimum for Leighton Baines in the England side. It is easy to see why the Everton left-back made reference to the importance of him seizing his […]
Tomorrow night two of the promoted sides from League One Millwall and Norwich, face each other in a division where making the step up from the division below, does not automatically limit the ambitions of that club to securing safety.
This season two previously established Premier League sides and a London team at peace with it’s less than wholesome image, have set out to prove that in the Championship, you are only as good as your last performance and clamber their way towards the promised land of the Premier League.
So with a third of the season already under their belts how have the three promoted teams fared so far?
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short hopes to hold formal discussions with Sam Allardyce over the next 48 hours as he attempts to identify Dick Advocaat’s replacement. Despite days of speculation, which has seen the former West Ham boss’ odds for the job plummet, there has as yet been no direct contact, […]
Jurgen Klopp’s arrival at Anfield signals a statement of intent from Liverpool. No longer will they be smitten with the flavor of the month manager domestically or try desperately to cling on to past glories. Liverpool are finally acting like the big club they often proclaim to be. But not […]
Liverpool have confirmed the appointment of former Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp as their new manager. The German signed his contract, which Press Association Sport understands is a three-year deal, in a city center hotel after flying into Liverpool John Lennon airport on Thursday evening. In a short statement on […]
Today, the countries in South America embark on Round 1 of World Cup qualifying in the CONMEBOL region with several high-profile games being played including Chile vs. Brazil, Colombia vs. Peru, Argentina vs. Ecuador, Bolivia vs. Uruguay and Venezuela vs. Paraguay. If you live in the United States, all of […]
Why is it so big? The number of Americans of Mexican descent is approximately 54 million people, or almost one-sixth of the United States population. The tight balance in the CONCACAF region makes every US-Mexico game a high stakes spectacle between two often evenly-matches teams. Mexico more or less dominated […]