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Algeria In English Means the U.S. Must Win!

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Last Friday the U.S. men’s soccer team was able to come from behind to earn a draw vs. Slovenia despite being down 0-2 in the first half.  As we all know, the U.S. would have won the game had it not been for the improper officiating.  Much like when umpire ...

The Americans Get the Short End of the Stick

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Every four years when the World Cup is played, there are a handful of plays missed by referees that leave fans scratching their heads wondering how someone could make or miss a call in such a pivotal part of the game.  Unfortunately, this happened to the U.S. men’s team last ...

The U.S. Men’s Team Just Wants A Little Respect

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Every four years when the World Cup is played, all soccer fans and hooligans from around the world get together to watch their country battle it out on the pitch in hopes of their team holding FIFA’s gold trophy at the end of the tournament.  As for the U.S., most ...

David Beckham On MLS, The 2010 World Cup, And His Wife’s Love Of Sex

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

The 2009 Major League Soccer season has come to an end. On Sunday night, Real Salt Lake defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy on penalty kicks to claim the 2009 MLS Cup on a neutral field in Seattle. International sensation David Beckham is a part of that Galaxy team, of course, ...

David Beckham: “This is not something that’s going to happen in the next 2-3 years; it’s Going to Take 5-10 years for this Sport to get Bigger”

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Soccer was supposed to be brought into every household, it was supposed to be the new hot sport in America, and it was supposed to become one of the mainstream sports in the states.  Too bad nothing is guaranteed, well except for the contract David Beckham got when he was ...

U.S. National Team midfielder Maurice Edu gets death threats in Scotland

Monday, September 14th, 2009

This post is courtesty of Brendan Dunlop of the Hardcore Footy Show. American Maurice Edu has been plying his trade in the Scottish Premier League since making the move from Major League Soccer last fall.  The former Maryland Terrapin plays in Glasgow, home to one of the fiercest rivalries in all ...

The Beckham Experiment: Fail

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

You would think that a book written about soccer's biggest star (and some would argue biggest star regardless of sport) would be a fluff written novel, about how wonderful it is to be David Beckham. Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl has written a tell-all book of Beckham's trip to America to ...

Landon Donovan Has High Expectations

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Team USA's advancement to the finals of the Confederations Cup with an improbable win over the number one team in competition, Spain, was the biggest moment for stateside soccer fans in over a decade and definitely advanced it's popularity. Team USA took a 2-0 lead into halftime on goals from Clint ...