When you get into late-November, early-December, there are three things you can always depend on: Terrible covers of Christmas songs in department stores, endless news “stories” on shopping, and the next year’s horrifically ugly Columbus Crew jerseys. Well, you won’t be disappointed, folks, because the folks in Columbus (or at Adidas design headquarters, you choose) … Continue reading Pictures of the Crews’ new jerseys
According to the always interesting MLS Rumors site, which in turn dug up the info here, AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf, who has won pretty much everything there is to win in world football and is one of my favorite players, could end up moving to the MLS. Now, you can take this rumor with … Continue reading Seedorf to the MLS?
This is my first dabble into soccer jerseys, which I’m actually, dorkily, a little interested in, since they are changed EVERY SINGLE YEAR. So I’ll try and post all of the ones as I get info for them. Anyhoo, DC United released images of their 2012 home and away jerseys. It’s interesting with the MLS, … Continue reading DC United release 2012 home, away uniforms
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood All things considered, a 0-0 draw at Swansea, where only Javier Hernandez, among visiting players, has scored this season, isn’t necessarily a terrible result. Nonetheless, with six more matches coming up this year, four of them against the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal, and the only obviously winnable matches … Continue reading Swansea City 0, Aston Villa 0: What we learned
Ho-hum. The Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake and Houston surprised Sporting Kansas City in the Eastern Conference final to advance. The Galaxy match was fairly by the book, but Houston lucked out a bit with what looked to be a definite penalty for KC getting waved off. They did manage to win the game without … Continue reading Galaxy vs. Houston in MLS Cup final
Two more U.S. friendlies, two more disappointingly similar roster choices from U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann. But hey, at least the team is win…well, at least the team has won once, right? Against Honduras. The world’s #57-ranked team. At home. By one goal. Klinsmann keeps talking about how the friendlies are important to evaluate who can … Continue reading Klinsmann releases U.S. roster for France/Slovenia friendlies, and … c’mon, really?
Goals: Osvaldo Alonso (1), Lamar Neagle (1) Seattle takes 26 shots against Real Salt Lake, but fail to find the breakthrough until the second half and eventually run out of steam. It wasn’t a terrible performance from the Sounders, but they were a bit wasteful in the first half, and Real Salt Lake was always … Continue reading MLS Playoffs: Seattle Sounders 2, Real Salt Lake 0 (Real Salt Lake wins 3-2 on aggregate)