Searching for the final piece in the quest for La Décima: Why Real Madrid are after the wrong player
Real Madrid’s pursuit of Gareth Bale has dominated the headlines this summer, and frankly, I’m a bit tired of it.
Aston Villa 0 – 0 Sunderland The Black Cats earn a much needed point at Villa Park. This one was a little uninspiring. The Villains were looking for back-to-back home wins for the first time since August of 2010. Prince William showed up to support the home side. But alas, not even he could spark [...]
Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 Manchester United Neither one of these coaches, both feeling the pressure and expectation of fans and ownership for instantaneous success, did themselves much of a favor in this early Sunday match at White Hart Lane. Spurs have spared no expense in finally putting together a full squad of well-fed physically robust technicians. [...]
Bayer 04 Leverkusen 0-5 Manchester United Thanks to a brilliant performance by Ryan Giggs and a few moments of pure craft by Wayne Rooney, Manchester United made fairly easy work out of an overrated Bayer Leverkusen away from home. More Sybil than Jekyll & Hyde, David Moyes’ team seems to have problems which are more [...]
There are very few things in life more beautiful than seeing your home country qualify for the World Cup. The joy of the fans, the relief of the players and the coach, there are very few things as emotionally intense as the end of World Cup Qualification. When it is done properly, the [...]
Only a mere couple days after winning their second leg and winning the right to host the MLS Cup the section holding Sporting Kansas City’s most vocal supporters the Cauldron sold out their ticket allotment in mere moments. The impressive part was that the website was for a while overloaded with the amount of traffic [...]
Cardiff City 2-2 Manchester United You know it was bad, really bad when even Paddy Crerand could find nothing better to say than that United had extended their unbeaten record to ten games. After finally seeing the team play like a team in a sumptuous display of unselfish camaraderie and pure will over Arsenal, it [...]
Sporting Kansas City advanced to MLS Cup 2013 with a 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night at Sporting Park. In front of 21,650 fans, the largest crowd in Sporting Park history, Sporting KC advanced to their third MLS Cup Final and first since 2004. Sporting KC will host MLS Cup on Dec. [...]
While most of the American soccer public was waiting for that other league to start their Conference Finals two weeks ago, there was another American professional soccer league playing a match. A league whose history dates back farther than Major League Soccer and whose new champion is arguably one of the most recognizable names in [...]
The field of 32 is set! We take a look at some of the most appealing groups for neutral (or maybe even biased) fans.
Gregg Berhalter has moved quickly to assemble the most important pieces of his staff, but are these the right candidates for their respective jobs?