Tuesday Arsenal v Wigan Athletic: The Gunners helped erase their two-match losing streak with an occasionally impressive win over Aston Villa, in which they dominated for long periods, but still conceded twice and seemed nervy for most of the second half. Manager Arsene Wenger seems to more intent on getting something out of the Carling … Continue reading This week’s Carling Cup preview
Mixed bag today of links, folks. Most news is focusing on who FIFA will pick for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup, but the speculation kind of weighs on me, so I only put two. Some good MLS rumors surrounding players coming in and leaving. Also, lots more on Barcelona’s dismantling of Real Madrid. News … Continue reading Today’s links
Monday’s El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid was interesting, not for the football on display, of which there was one clear victor, but rather because it allowed us to see the rare glimpse of a Jose Mourinho-coached team get utterly battered by their opponents. It was the worst loss ever by a Mourinho-coached team … Continue reading Match report: Barcelona 5, Real Madrid 0
Editor’s note: In this blog, we will attempt to shine a little bit of light onto the murky waters of Major League Soccer’s designated player/allocation money rules, which seem to only make sense to MLS execs, if even them. If anyone sees some inconsistencies in this report, feel free to chime in. Whenever a new … Continue reading What the heck is ‘allocation money’?
Hello everyone. The purpose of this site is to give fans of the beautiful game in the United States – and elsewhere to talk about, share, learn and reflect on the sport nearest and dearest to their hearts, football, er … soccer … err … well, you get the point. A lot of coverage of … Continue reading Why are we here?