By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Hi guys – normal blog service will resume eventually, but with the birth of my new baby girl, we’ll be experiencing a temporarily lack of updates. But I’m still watching games, and you will see more updates on here soon. Continue reading The OLS family welcomes a new member
So just for fun, I made up this list. I might’ve forgot someone, so if anyone feels there are players who should be on the team, but aren’t, comment away. I post this with the knowledge that more than likely Bob Bradley will call up more first-team regulars than you see here, but why not … Continue reading Who should the U.S. call up for upcoming friendlies?
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Several of the MLS teams are playing more exhibition matches this weekend with foreign clubs, so it’s a bit of a short schedule. *Game to watch ^Game not to watch All times Pacific, as usual Saturday *New York v FC Dallas. (3 p.m.) It’s getting more and more to the point where … Continue reading MLS weekend preview: July 23
I’ve been reading some of the debate over the Sounders getting hammered in a friendly, at home, by Manchester United yesterday. A lot of the talk, unsurprisingly, has been along the lines of “Oh, MLS, you screwed this one up again!” Well, I don’t think that’s true, really. I mean, obviously losing by seven goals … Continue reading Seattle’s 7-0 loss to Manchester United wasn’t that bad … was it?
Hello, soccer friends. Thanks for reading. My wife and I are having a baby, oh, in the next few weeks, so I expect that in the near future, I’m not going to be able to devote as much coverage to the site as I would like to. I will do my best to update it … Continue reading A special Only Love Soccer announcement
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood I get the league’s justification for all the exhibition matches against English and Spanish teams – it’s a money maker and they do it every summer. But next to, oh, a major international tournament, it severely disrupts the regular season. And for what? So you can find out that Frederico Macheda would … Continue reading MLS rankings: Week 18
The always excellent NY Times Goal blog has a nice feature on a bunch of weird penalty kicks – especially in light of all the penalty kick madness this past weekend at the women’s World Cup and the Copa America. Go here to see lots of strange penalty antics. Continue reading Penalties for all