By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer I love doing the world weekend previews, though I don’t always have time for them. But anyway, I’ll try and do them when I can. All times Pacific, as usual. Today (Friday) Tijuana vs. America/Morelia vs. Toluca. (Mexico, 6:10 p.m.) These two clashes feature four of … Continue reading Weekend Preview: March 9-11
And they are … OK? Interesting? Not sure. Some surprises, though. He did pick a few young players with little to no experience with the national team (Bill Hamid – I called it, Michael Orozco Fiscal), some players Bob Bradley hadn’t called up in a while (Jose Francisco Torres, Ricardo Clark) as well as some … Continue reading Klinsmann announces first call-ups for U.S. national team
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 The U.S. jumps out to a two-goal lead early in the first half, then is run off the pitch for the remainder of the match. Big questions about Bob Bradley after this game, I would think – the U.S. struggled all tournament, but had no answer for Mexico’s attackers, and Bradley made … Continue reading Player Ratings: Gold Cup Final: Mexico 4, USA 2
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Today’s matches Costa Rica 1 El Salvador 1. A bit of a surprise result as Randall Breñes’ goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time gives a subpar Costa Rica team a point against El Salvador. Rodolfo Zelaya gave El Salvador with a very nice goal kick that was actually named one … Continue reading Gold Cup Day 4: Mexico routs Cuba, Costa Rica snatches draw
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood According to ESPN Soccernet and other sources, five members of the Mexican football squad have tested positive for Clenbuterol, which is often used to cover up other drugs in the system. These are the players named: Francisco Javier Rodriguez, Antonio Naelson, Christian Bermudez, Edgar Duenas, and Guillermo Ochoa This could have a drastic effect … Continue reading Gold Cup: Five Mexico players reportedly test positive for controlled substance