This week’s game of the week was the Saturday evening kick off at Bramall Lane, which was screened live on BSKYB. Those fortunate enough to catch the game either from the stands or via their television were treated to a five goal thriller featuring two sending offs, three penalties and a bucket load of late drama.
The US Men’s National Team played its second match of the Second Off Series today in an international friendly against Turkey. The sold-out crowd at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, watched the USA win the match after taking an early lead in the game against admittedly a Turkey […]
Well Alexi Lalas said he wanted a sexy name and if published reports are to be believed he got one. Ruud Gullit may not be the right manager for the Galaxy but he certainly has a name in the world of international football, which will create yet another publicity splash […]
Antonio Mateu Lahoz has been assigned to officiate El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid on March 22nd at the Camp Nou. The 37-year-old Valencian is recognized for his liberal style and letting play flow during matches. Recently, he was appointed by FIFA to officiate during the 2014 World Cup qualifiers. It will be the […]
If it seems like many soccer writers in this country have been recycling the same game recaps, features and columns about the US Men’s National Team recently, your eyes are not deceiving you. After another harrowing performance against a team of pedigree in the international game, there are more questions […]
One of the results of the weekend was Nottingham Forest’s two goal away at Cardiff, which was significant not only due to Cardiff’s position in the table but because it flies in the face of Forest’s recent away form, which has limited them to just one other away win against bottom of the table Preston so far this season.
Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]
José Mourinho is a fantastic coach. His record speaks for itself. He’s a winner. He’s won all over Europe, in many competitions, with several different teams. Everywhere he’s gone, titles and trophies have followed. His time managing in the Premier League has been no different. In his first spell as […]
“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 […]