By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer Though the 4-1 scoreline was a bit unfair, the U.S. was mostly overrun by what will probably be the Brazil U-23 side that plays in the Olympics. Maybe it’s good we didn’t qualify, right guys? Right? U.S. Tim Howard – 6; There wasn’t much Howard could do about … Continue reading Player Ratings: U.S. 1 Brazil 4
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer This is probably a story that has been covered more by the mainstream U.S. sports media than the soccer media, since generally speaking the U.S. cares more about Olympic soccer more than most other countries (except for maybe Argentina and the African countries) do. Anyway, as one of … Continue reading I can’t wait ’til the Olympics … WHAT DO YOU MEAN WE AREN’T GOING?!
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Michael Bradley has operated a bit under the mainstream of American sports press – at least more so than a few of his compatriots (Freddy Adu and Landon Donovan specifically). But he has done so while compiling a pretty impressive resume. He now has 50 caps for the United States and has … Continue reading Move to Villa a good move for Bradley, team
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Clint Dempsey is generally a player who divides US soccer fans. Though he has been a lock in the US national team squad, he isn’t a tricky, speedy winger, nor is he an out and out goal scorer, for country or club. He has also been painted in some circles as a … Continue reading In praise of Clint Dempsey