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Tag Archives: World Cup

When Will Soccer Officiating Get With the Times?

Posted on by Aram Gyan

Sunday’s refereeing blunders, following the many glaring group stage errors, have reignited a debate over changing the sport’s rules. Some favor video replay, some favor an additional referee who would only monitor each goal area, while others would prefer a sensor-system for goals similar … Continue reading

Where Does England Go From Here?

Posted on by Libi Thomas

There is a saying that once you hit rock bottom the only way out is up. Unfortunately there is another option, stagnating at the rock bottom. The England national team hit rock bottom in South Africa and those out there … Continue reading

Record Ratings for ABC and Univision World Cup TV Broadcasts

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If anyone doubted if soccer is a mainstream sport in the United States, they only have to look at the eyepopping numbers of people who watched the World Cup this weekend to see how ABC and Univision both had record … Continue reading

RTE Analysis of England's World Cup Campaign: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Whether you love or hate RTE’s analysis of English football, watch the following video for analysis of England’s 2010 World Cup campaign. For some England fans, it may feel like rubbing salt into open wounds. But the critical analysis, whether … Continue reading

Poll: How Will the Premier League Be Affected By England's World Cup Exit?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Now that England is flying home today from the 2010 World Cup, what type of impact do you think this will have on the Premier League in England? Will it not change anything at all? Will people be upset that … Continue reading

Poll: Should Bob Bradley Stay or Go?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Whether Bob Bradley should stay in charge as coach of the US men’s national team is a difficult question. For some US soccer fans, it’s an easy answer (either yes or no). But I believe that the vast majority of … Continue reading

FIFA Ruining Growth of Soccer Worldwide

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Soccer is by far the most popular sport in the world. But there are still two massive continents in this world (Asia and North America) as well as other regions where the sport could be much more popular and where … Continue reading

I Come Not to Bury the USMNT, But to Praise Them

Posted on by Eric Altshule

So how good is the US Men’s National Team? Over the past two years, the US team has fully revealed itself in relation to other teams and this is the report card- • The USMNT is well ensconced in the … Continue reading

So Much for the Three Lions

Posted on by Eric Altshule

I now have a new all-time favorite soccer quote.  After the English team drew against the USA and Algeria, barely beat Slovenia and was torn open and summarily dismissed from the World Cup by Germany, BBC commentator Chris Waddle had … Continue reading

Top 10 Similarities Between USA-Ghana and England-Germany

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The similarities between England’s devastating loss to Germany Sunday and the United States’s loss to Ghana on Saturday are remarkable. Here are ten similarities: Both games featured incredible goalkeeping performances. Neuer for Germany. Kingson for Ghana. In both games, the … Continue reading

Defeat Against Germany Marks Decline of English Football

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today was a watermark moment in world soccer. And, with great difficulty but complete honesty, I believe that today marks the final evidence that England is no longer a soccer giant. Depending on which side of the fence you sit … Continue reading

In One Word, Depression: England 1-4 Germany

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Devastated. Demoralized. Disgusted. Disillusioned. Can we get one more D? How about depression. This is a dark day in the history of the World Cup. And in the history of soccer. Yes, it’s that dark. It’s hard to write the … Continue reading

England Cheated Of Blatant Goal Against Germany: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England was cheated of a blatant Frank Lampard goal Sunday against Germany when the Chelsea midfielder’s shot hit the crossbar, bounced 2-3 feet inside the goal and back out of the goal. But incredibly, the referee decided that it wasn’t … Continue reading

England v Germany, World Cup 2010: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

They think it’s all over (Sie denken es ist alles vorbel), well it is now. Not quite, but before, during and after England’s massive game today against Germany, post your opinions and observations in the comments section below as Fabio … Continue reading

Rating Italy’s players in South Africa 2010

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The Azzurri performed poorly throughout the World Cup and waited till the 80th minute of the match against Slovakia to start playing when it was too late to make a reaction to compensate for the failures in the previous 260 … Continue reading

Who Will You Support in this World Cup Now that the USA Are Out?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

No matter what country you support, the pain of losing in a World Cup is a bitter pill to swallow. After a frustrating performance by the United States against Ghana, the United States men’s national team will be returning home … Continue reading

Spain Effective If Unspectacular As They Win Group H in FIFA World Cup 2010

Posted on by Andy Pineda

With an unfathomable yet realistic possibility of an unceremonious exit from FIFA World Cup 2010, the Spanish national football team tussled with a Chilean side that has been one of the most impressive teams in this tournament thus far.  Marcelo … Continue reading

USA 1-2 Ghana (AET): US Soccer Fans, Hold Your Head High

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Defeat is bitter especially when it’s your own country that loses. It’s depressing. It affects your mood, brings you down and can make you angry. But rather than dwell on the negative today after Ghana’s 2-1 win over the United … Continue reading