MLS Power Rankings: March 4

1 (1) Los Angeles (1-0-0, 3 points). Beat Chicago 4-0. Mike Magee and the Galaxy announced they wouldn’t be pushovers sans Donovan and Beckham by thrashing the Fire. Now they deal with Champions League matches. Up next: Chivas USA on March 17 2 (2) Houston (1-0-0, 3 points). Beat DC United 2-0. Houston did what … Continue reading MLS Power Rankings: March 4

My team stinks

By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer I began watching soccer in earnest around the time of the 2006 World Cup. I’d always enjoyed it, but prior to that time I hadn’t sought it out. But for some reason, when the World Cup started, I was entranced. I remember sitting at a Greek restaurant ignoring … Continue reading My team stinks

U.S. announces roster for January camp and – shock horror – some of them aren’t playing in Germany

U.S. Men’s National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann (and the U.S. Soccer Federation) announced the roster for the January camp which precedes the U.S. friendly against Canada on January 29, and we finally get to see some faces we’ve been hoping for in the last few U.S. call-ups. Omar Gonzalez? Check. Steven Beitashour? Check. Tally Hall? … Continue reading U.S. announces roster for January camp and – shock horror – some of them aren’t playing in Germany