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Social Media

/ 159 days ago

Top 5 dumbest soccer takes taking over social media

Social media can be described as both a blessing and a curse. It allows people from all over the world, from all walks of life, to come together and participate in dialogues about just about anything. The downside is that it's often a birds-eye view for some of the dumbest soccer takes Drumroll, please. Here […]

AC Milan

/ 346 days ago

Landon Donovan's shocking claim on Pulisic's AC Milan move

Legendary USMNT striker Landon Donovan thinks Christian Pulisic would have been better off joining Major League Soccer rather than AC Milan. Reports indicate that the forward is close to completing a $22 million transfer away from Chelsea, where he spent the previous four years. Even though the 24-year-old wasn't always the Blues’ first choice, he […]

Ian Darke

/ 581 days ago

Landon Donovan on Ian Darke's call of his 2010 World Cup goal

Sometimes in life, serendipity happens when you least expect it. Before the FIFA 2010 World Cup, Landon Donovan was recognized as the best soccer player the US had ever generated. Likewise, Ian Darke already had a very successful career as a commentator. He was one of the most recognizable voices of Premier League coverage, especially […]
/ 583 days ago

FOX Sports' Landon Donovan on World Cup co-commentating

FOX's World Cup commentary team includes some great names with World Cup experience. Ian Darke, Derek Rae and JP Dellacamera are just some of those with incredible experience. However, there is a new voice working alongside one of those commentators that has experience on the pitch. In this episode of the World Soccer Talk podcast, […]
Stephen Pond

Attendance

/ 712 days ago

Who is the best soccer player you've seen in person?

We can argue who the greatest footballer is, but who is the best soccer player you've ever seen in person? Many European and South American clubs often make trips to the United States. Summer friendlies, which return to normalcy in 2022, allow major names to show up across the United States. For example, in 2022, […]

USMNT

/ 1021 days ago

Will the US ever win a men’s World Cup?

In the inaugural World Cup in 1930, the United States finished third. Granted, only 13 nations qualified and, Argentina battered the Americans 6-1 in the semifinals. In the 20 iterations of the competition since then, third place remains their best finish. In fact, the closest the Americans came occurred in 2002. Then, in South Korea, […]

LA Galaxy

/ 3499 days ago

MLS Western Conference Finals Preview – LA Galaxy vs. Seattle

The LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders have been bitter rivals since Seattle was introduced as the leagues newest expansion team in 2007. The Sounders immediately made it known they wanted to be the biggest and most successful soccer team in North America, a designation the Galaxy had adopted when they brought in Landon Donovan and […]
Cooper Neill

Clint Dempsey

/ 3526 days ago

3 Reasons the Sounders Will Win the 2014 Supporters’ Shield

The Seattle Sounders, after their brilliant comeback in Los Angeles last weekend to earn a 2-2 draw with the Galaxy, need only a draw to win the Supporters’ Shield this Saturday (live on NBC at 2:30pm ET). It’s a been a long, arduous journey for the Sounders, and they’ve already added one trophy to their […]
Patricia Giobetti

Uncategorized

/ 3543 days ago

Alex Morgan Has The Skill And Charisma To Continue Landon Donovan's Legacy as the Face of US Soccer

In just a few days, U.S. soccer fans will witness the end of an era. This Friday, Landon Donovan will step onto the field as a national team player for the very last time, thus concluding one of, if not, the most illustrious career in American soccer history. For the casual viewer, the friendly match […]

LA Galaxy

/ 3543 days ago

Landon Donovan's Final USMNT Game Will Celebrate a Legend

Since Landon Donovan’s final USMNT game is Friday night in East Hartford, CT, it’s time to talk about legacies. Yes, the well will certainly run dry on this topic in short order, but before it goes as bare as the Aral Sea, examining Landon’s legacy is important. Whether he is the best player to ever […]
David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Everton

/ 3582 days ago

What If Landon Donovan Stayed At Everton

When he retires at the end of this MLS season – and after the October 10 USMNT friendly in which he will feature – Landon Donovan will be shrouded as the greatest American soccer player of all-time. While some soccer historians and fairly recent players may have a say in that argument, undoubtedly Donovan has […]

Mexican National Team

/ 3936 days ago

U.S. vs. Mexico World Cup Qualifying Preview: 4 Talking Points and 3 Keys to Victory

After disappointing losses on Friday for both the United States and Mexico, the two sworn enemies come face to face Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio in a FIFA World Cup Qualifying game where both teams will want to win for very different reasons. Here's what has changed since last week: 1. U.S. Knocked Down A […]
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Leagues: MLS

/ 4134 days ago

MLS '13 – The End of the Western Conference's Dominance

For the past three years, the gulf between the two MLS conferences has seemingly been as deep as the Grand Canyon.  In 2011 and 2012, the East's representative in MLS Cup was Houston, a convert from the West.  The last time MLS Cup featured an original Eastern Conference team was 2008 when two teams from the […]
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Leagues: MLS

/ 4238 days ago

Winner and Losers of the First Round of the 2012 Playoffs

As you may have noticed when you excitedly opened your podcast app this morning, we were unable to record a post-Thursday episode of the MLS Talk podcast due to a variety of conflicts.  However, after a wild and crazy first round/conference semi-final round, I wanted to approach a wrap-up from a different perspective.  After elections, […]
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Leagues: MLS

/ 4249 days ago

What Your Team Needs to do to Win MLS Cup 2012

Tonight the road to MLS Cup 2012 begins with Chicago hosting Houston in the Eastern Conference 4/5 game.  Over the next month ten teams will battle to determine who is the best team in MLS this season (at least, the best playoff team) and based on the regular season all of these games are must-see […]